• Family Counselor / Social Worker

    Requisition ID
    2018-2407
    Job Locations
    NH-Manchester
    Program
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Company Overview

     

    Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

     

    If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

    Responsibilities

    *Now Offering a $2,000 Sign On Payment!*

     

    Program Overview

     

    Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families.  The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.

     

    Position Overview

    • Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
    • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families
    • 3 supervision meetings a week
    • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
    • Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
    • Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
    • Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

    Additional Information

     

    Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
    Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
    Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

    Qualifications

    Requirements

     

    A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred  with one year experience working with youth or families
    A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required with two years experience working with youth or families
    Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
    Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

     

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

     

    Additional Benefits

     

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    403 (b)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

     

    EOE

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