Employment Opportunities

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021

Intensive Community Mental Health Workers and Clinicians

Assertive Community Treatment’s (ACT) mental health clinicians (called Rehabilitative Specialists) work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams serving vulnerable people who need high levels of support to achieve stability to live successfully in the community. Staff develop strong, trauma-informed relationships with clients who would otherwise by at the furthest margins of society. With a holistic trust-based approach, you assist clients with problems related to psychiatric symptoms, homelessness, addiction, legal issues, physical health, and perhaps most importantly, relationships. We have openings on specialty teams working with: 1. justice-involved adults, 2. transitional age youth 18-29, 3. Older adults with significant medical problems and some with traumatic brain injury, and 4. general adults with co-occurring disorders.

Mental Health Worker and Clinician Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with team, completing daily rounds
  • Manage a small caseload of adult consumers
  • Provide community-based services focused on symptom management, overcoming trauma, and accessing resources
  • Reports to team supervisor, who is an LICSW or LPC    

Mental Health Worker and Clinician Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma with at least four years relevant experience OR:
  • Associates Degree with at least two years relevant experience OR:
  • BA/BS Degree.
  • Highly prefer (and greater responsibilities for) MSW or MA in counseling with DC LGSW or LGPC
  • Previous experience working with adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders
  • Appreciation for street outreach and office-based clinical interventions
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Pass Community Connections’ agency background check
  • Have a personal car and clean driving record
  • Be comfortable transporting clients in your vehicle (though not during the COVID-19 pandemic)

Mental Health Worker or Clinician Benefits:

  • Supervision towards LICSW or LPC (if applicable)
  • Opportunities to earn CEUs
  • PTO (vacation/sick/holidays)
  • Medical/Vision/Dental/Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Immediate 403(b), with employer contribution after two years of employment
  • Credit union and banking partners including M&T Bank and State Employees Credit Union of Maryland
  • Educational assistance after one year of employment
  • Professional and leadership development
  • Pre-tax Metro cost
  • Mileage reimbursement
 We encourage people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities to apply.    To apply, please email your resume to Jobs@ccdc1.org
Contact: Jobs@ccdc1.org

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