Master's Clinical Counselor (Jail to Work) Claiborne

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Jail to Work Clinician

The Ideal Jail to Work Clinician is responsible for administering and overseeing all clinical and therapeutic functions of the Jail to Work program. Job duties include, but are not limited to facilitating IOP groups, completing psychosocial assessments, providing individual therapy, and case management. Complete all diagnosis assessments, treatment plans and discharge plans. Compete and track all insurance information. Submit all documentation within acceptable Center timeframes. The position interfaces with agencies, law enforcement, and outside facilitators to increase cooperation and consistency between entities. Embraces the key values and principles of the Jail to Work Program Philosophy.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $42,980 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  Due to the diversity of job responsibilities, this position requires flexibility in scheduling (days, evenings, and occasional weekend)

Travel: Must be capable of driving a van and transporting clients in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate effectively (oral and written communication.)

QUALIFICATIONS - Jail to Work Clinician

Education:

  •  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study.
  • Knowledge of addiction is preferred.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and developmental / intellectual disability.
  • One year experience preferred.
  • Licensed preferred.
  • Experience working with adults as well as previous experience in the alcohol and drug field is preferred although applicants may have other skills and experiences that could accommodate this position.
  • Experience/knowledge of motivational interviewing, group facilitation, Re-Ed philosophy and 12-step programs, as well as assessment, treatment planning and after-care is also beneficial.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.