Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced bilingual mental health professional for the Lead Clinician position within our Juntos Program. This is a full time position in a quickly growing organization that positively influences children and teens. The Clinician is a motivated, culturally sensitive individual who is dedicated to the care of international children living in the United States. The Lead Clinician will be a key member of the Juntos treatment team. They will facilitate coordination between all disciplines within the facility. This individual will recruit, train, and provide structured and unstructured clinical supervision of therapy, education, case management, adjunct, and ancillary services. The schedule for this position is generally Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. However, the Lead Clinician position requires on-call rotation for 24 hours for clinical intervention.
Location: Egg Harbor Township, NJ
General Knowledge and Skills
- Displays professional demeanor in all interactions with children, adults, and families served, as well as colleagues, and/or community members.
- Provides outstanding customer service in all Agency interactions.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills including, but not limited to,advanced knowledge of English and any other required languages (i.e. meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar).
- Strong intercultural competency awareness and skills required as well as commitment to expanding personal and collective knowledge and sensitivity.
- Shows consistent initiative in all position responsibilities including but not limited to, identifying areas of needed improvement, problem solving, and implementing innovative solutions.
- Exercises effective time management skills including, but not limited to, organizing and prioritizing work in order to meet deadlines.
- Possesses the ability to effectively use technological tools and platforms in order to complete their work functions efficiently. Including, but not limited to, proficiency in Microsoft Windows and corporate network resources
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinating clinical services, train new clinicians, and supervise clinical staff.
- Displays consistent ethical behavior and sound judgment.
- Demonstrates a basic knowledge of CFS' continuum of services and provides appropriate referral when applicable and needed.
- Interacts and works with children, adults, and families served, as well as colleagues, and/or community members in a non-biased, inclusive, and respectful way regardless of cultural differences and circumstances.
- Appropriately utilizes supervision process and Agency support in order to best execute assignments, duties, and responsibilities.
- Demonstrates dependability, responsibility, and self-accountability in meeting position expectations.
- Responsible for personal and collective safety of the organization by displaying consistent mindfulness as well as identifying and reporting safety issues and violations.
- Strong commitment to personal and collective professional development.
Master's in Psychology, Sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement, with 3 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience. Must have supervisory experience and be licensed to provide clinical services in the state of NJ state.
3 - 5 years of experience working with the program population or relevant direct service delivery, along with experience in individual, group, and family therapy for youth and families, preferably in a residential setting.
Experience with individual, group, and family therapy for youth and families, preferably in a residential setting
Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years
Vehicle with current insurance and registration
Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background check