Assist and support the Clinical Manager by providing clinical and administrative oversight to the Jarrett House program, a short-term crisis stabilization program for children between the ages of 5-13.
Consider this position if you have a Masters Degree, use of a personal vehicle with a clean driving record and are licensed/license-eligible. Applicants must show evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills along with clinical, interpersonal, organizational and crisis intervention skills. Successful candidates will be available for shift work and a non-traditional schedule.
Provide direct supervision to staff (individually and in groups), performance evaluations, on-going skill development
Providing clinical support by facilitating intakes and discharge/treatment team meetings, providing clinical services to children in the program and their families, and close coordination and case management with treatment providers
Provides oversight of daily program operations
Assists with recruitment and provide training to ensure high quality and consistent care
Ensure compliance with DCF requirements, Licensing regulations, and Howard Center policies and procedures. Maintains standards of care, serving as a resource for staff
Assist Clinical Manager in receiving, reviewing and approving referrals, and scheduling admissions
Manage 24/7 shift schedule and assist with obtaining coverage
Participate in clinical back up and after-hours staff on-call rotation
Master's degree in related field
3 years of experience working with children with behavioral and emotional needs
Prior supervisory or leadership experience required (minimum 1-2 years)
A Clinical License OR on the Roster of Non-Licensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists (See Licensing Requirement Notice below)
Valid Vermont Driver's License, registered vehicle and automobile insurance
Licensing Requirement Notice
Vermont regulation mandates that if you do not hold a valid clinical license then you must added to the Roster of Nonlicensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists before you can be hired for work in this position. If you are not yet on the Roster, please begin the process immediately to avoid delay in hiring. Note this process may take 3-5 days for in-state applications and up to several weeks for out-of-state applications. Instructions can be found on the website for the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.
Perks & Benefits:
Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.