The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

North County Clinician-Sign on Bonus

US-MA-Fitchburg
ID
2017-2632
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical

Overview

Are you looking to be a leader while still working with individuals with Mental Health Challenges?

Then The Bridge is the agency for you!

 

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts is a leader in the state in providing innovative evidence based practice models in the field of mental health.  We are a forward-thinking agency that is always on the cutting edge of new clinical practice models.

The Bridge offers clinicians full-time, salaried positions with a wide range of benefits including twenty-five paid days off in the first year which increases to thirty-two days off in year two.

Clinicians also receive free CEU trainings through our own recognized Training Institute, weekly clinical supervision, and extensive in-house training and consultation from experts in the field of mental health and evidence based practices.  $1000 sign-on bonus for full-time positions or $500 sign-on bonus for part-time positions.

Responsibilities

This unique human service position offers a clinician the opportunity to support individuals with mental health challenges in both Residential and Supported Housing settings. The Clinician will be trained in and take the lead in providing Innovative Evidence Based Practices (EBPs), including Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R.) The position, located in Northern Worcester County, serves individuals in both the Gardner and Fitchburg areas.  This position is Monday through Friday and does not require on-call responsibilities.

 

 

The clinician will:

  • Receive intensive training in Evidence Based Practices (including IMR and CT-R) along with participation in supportive clinical consultation teams.
  • Lead clinical groups, individual sessions, and treatment planning meetings with individuals served.
  • Provide oversight as the lead clinician in the ongoing implementation of IMR and CTR treatment models within multiple psychiatric rehabilitation programs.
  • Providing clinical consultation and training to staff in programs providing these treatments.
  • Develop and implement Comprehensive Assessments and Individualized Treatment Plans using Person Centered Planning.
  • Assist individuals with mental health challenges to transition through the continuum of services provided by Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS.)
  • Assessment of new intakes and referrals to the program.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Master's degree in Human Service related field, with licensure (LICSW, LCSW, or LMHC), plus two years’ experience working with individuals with mental health challenges. 
  • Experience in assessment and treatment planning, including understanding of the psychiatric rehabilitation model.
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction in crisis situations.
  • Ability to relate effectively with other team members.
  • Must possess leadership and time-management skills and have effective verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  

 

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