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Counselor - Multiple Openings!

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: sarasota
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

LSF is hiring for multiple openings! We're looking for Counselors who want to make an impact in the lives of others. Salary is competitive and full benefits offered. This is a great opportunity to join a new program with a new team!Purpose & ImpactConducts mental health assessment and provides ongoing clinical services to the Unaccompanied Children (UC's) referred to the Dream Center. In collaboration with the case management team, these services will be provided on an intensive, short-term basis and will require fluency with the policies of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).Duties:Conduct clinical intake assessment and provide ongoing clinical and crisis interventions for clients.Screens UC's for human trafficking concerns.Collaborate regularly with case management team to provide the clinical perspective in the assessment, service provision, and discharge of UC's within the ORR-mandated timeframesConduct weekly individual counseling sessions and weekly group counseling sessions with UC clientsConduct sponsor assessments and provide clinical expertise in sponsor reunification casesApply a working knowledge of child welfare best practices to protect all clients in care and mitigate risk factors where possibleMaintain documentation of all clinical activities in accordance with ORR policyMaintain an updated, working knowledge of DHS and UC/ORR policy and operating proceduresMeet regularly with supervisor to consult on cases, review case plan decisions, and evaluate client progressProvide translation support as needed for clients, sponsors, and staffOther duties as assignedEducation:Master's degree in social work with clinical experience in the program, or Master's degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement, ORA Bachelor's degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience. Must be licensed, eligible for licensure, or a registered internExperience:Minimum of 2-4 years of experience relevant to the position and working with vulnerable, immigrant or migrant populations.Physical Requirements:Must be able to drive, have a valid Florida Driver's License and maintain a clean driving recordMust be able to work flexible and long hoursMust be able to work in a fast-paced environmentSkills/Abilities:Excellent organizational and time management skillsAbility to collaborate with others, including case management staff, educational team members, and supervisorsAbility to practice cultural sensitivity and work effectively with diverse populationsAbility to be flexible with working hours and on-call responsibilitiesExcellent writing skillsComputer skills sufficient to perform essential functions (using the UC Portal, Microsoft Office, and any internal case management software)Bilingual in Spanish and EnglishMust demonstrate sensitivity to our service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.Principle Accountabilities:Reports to Lead Licensed ClinicianTeam player with co-workersAccurate, complete and timely submission of required financial reports, forecasts, proposals, and analysisCost effective program operationAdherence to agency policies and managementsEffective staff management and leadershipBenefits offered:Medical, dental and visionTeledoc (24/7 access to doctors via phone and video)Employer paid life insurance (1X salary), AD&DHealth and dependent care FSA12 paid holidays + 1 floating holidayGenerous PTO policy403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer matchTuition reimbursementLutheran Family Services embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunityemployer.counselor counseling social worker mental health counselor substance abuse child counselor school counselor social work counselor therapy therapist Sarasota marriage and family therapy licensed mental health counselor licensed social worker

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