Chelsea

Title Recovery Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, East Boston
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals. The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred.  At least two years experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree. Must have a Driver’s license.  Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Clinical Coordinator
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea
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This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Clinical Coordinator  is responsible for ensuring the coordination of all clinical and rehabilitative services for people in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. This leadership position provides clinical supervision and guidance for a team of outreach staff and specialists. The Clinical Coordinator also works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the Clinical Coordinator works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to help clients achieve Recovery. This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

LPHA licensure required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly preferred. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required. Must have Driver’s license.

Schedule M-F 9a-5p
Hours 40
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Title Part Time Awake Overnight
Categories Chelsea, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This member of the CBFS MH Residential Services reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting during overnight shifts.  Provide assistance to consumers based on need level of consumers, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.

High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.  One (1) year human services experience with similar population required. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Schedule Fri-Sat 11p-7a
Hours 16
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Charlestown, Chelsea, Revere
Location Chelsea, Revere, Charlestown
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.  One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within three months of hire.

Schedule varies
Hours 40
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Title Intensive Care Coordinator – Spanish speaking
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team (CPT) in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services.  In conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, develops an Individual Care Plan (ICP) and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family. The Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC) reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Care Coordinator/Team Leader.

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required, Masters preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents.  Familiarity with child & youth  serving programs.  Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment. Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent in Spanish or Portuguese required.

*Base rate of pay starts at $43,000, 12% differential for language ability

 

Schedule M-F
Hours 40
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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Boston, Chelsea
Job Information

This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.  The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs.  The Employment Support Specialist, although spear heading this important effort, is not alone, but instead has at his/her disposal the following tools and supports:

1.  A well researched body of evidence-based theory and practice, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), that provides the foundation to achieve success;

2.  Participation in the ‘interdisciplinary team’ – the function of which is to collaborate around helping each person served to reach his/her goals.

3.  Regular individual and group supervision with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required and a candidate must have at least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness. The candidate must also have knowledge of vocational rehabilitation, possess a valid driver’s license and must have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within three months of hire.

Schedule Thurs-Mon 7a-3p
Hours 40
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Title Child and Family Division Clinician
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Job Information

Reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the In-home and/or Outpatient Clinical Manager.   Clinician will provides Individual, group or family therapy In-Home Family Therapy, Clinic or School Based therapy where appropriate and indicated.  This Clinician may work in these two programs simultaneously during the school year providing clinic, home and school based therapy.  During the summer months the Clinician will see clients for individual therapy in the outpatient clinic and increase their IHT caseload to offset low volume while school is not in session.

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family, Psychology.  Licensed preferred, LCSW, LICSW, LMFT or LMHC.  CANS certified, Experience working with/in CBHI services.  Bilingual Spanish preferred.  Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Clinical Coordinator
Categories Boston, Chelsea, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA; East Boston, MA
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the coordination of all clinical and rehabilitative services for people in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. This leadership position provides clinical supervision and guidance for a team of outreach staff and specialists or residential program staff. The Clinical Coordinator also works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The person in this position leads a team’s efforts to provide care coordination involving collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the Clinical Coordinator works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to help clients achieve Recovery. This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

LPHA licensure required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly preferred. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required. Must have Driver’s license.

Schedule M-F
Hours 40
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Title Intensive Care Coordinator – Spanish speaking
Categories Chelsea
Location Chelsea
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The Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC) reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Care Coordinator/Team Leader. The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team (CPT) in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services.  In conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, develops an Individual Care Plan (ICP) and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family.

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required, Masters preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents.  Familiarity with child & youth  serving programs.  Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment. Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent in Spanish required.

Schedule M-F some Nights, Saturday and Sundays required on-call rotation
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Support Specialist
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Boston, Chelsea
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals. The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred.  At least two years experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree. Must have a Driver’s license. Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.  One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within three months of hire.

Schedule Sun-Thurs 7a-3p
Hours 40
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Title Clinician – Master’s Level
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea
Job Information

The Moving Beyond Depression clinician provides community-based home visiting psychotherapy to women with mood disorders, serious mental health conditions and complex clinical presentations. Interventions are based on the practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Treatment requires psychosocial knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide services to women enrolled in home visiting or home-based programs (e.g. limited resources, high rate of trauma/abuse/neglect, high rate of comorbid psychiatric disorders and other social and emotional risk factors)

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) . Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or  Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (preferred).  Bilingual (Spanish) ability required.

 

Schedule TBD with some night and weekend hours
Hours 40
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Title Child Outpatient Clinician – Spanish speaking
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the Clinical Manager (Clinical Manager is direct supervisor).  Provides individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their family, and associated services as indicated.

Master’s Degree in relevant mental health field. Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LMHC).

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment. Relevant child/adolescent and family experience.  CANS Certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title In Home Therapy Clinician
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The In-home Therapy Clinician reports to the Director of Child & Family Services through the Director of Community Service Agency. The In-home Therapy Clinician provides medically necessary care in a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship with a youth and his/her family. Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family’s capacity to improve the youth’s functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth’s admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting. The In-home Therapy Clinician may provide services as part of a team, pairing with a paraprofessional.

Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License preferred. Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. Certification in the Massachusetts version of the CANS.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Child Outpatient Manager
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Clinical Manager for Child Outpatient (COP) reports to the Director of Child and Family. Under the direction of the Department Director this position is responsible for the overall management of clinical matters for COP, including supervision, investigating client grievances, recommending programmatic changes, interfacing with other providers, utilization review/management, and providing direct services to clients.

Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field: Clinical Psychology, Education – Counseling, Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Social Work. LICSW, LMHC, LMFT license required. A minimum of 2 years providing clinical supervision experience.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri; some evenings TBD
Hours 40
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Title Outreach Worker
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Provides intensive case management services to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse issues who are considered to be at risk in the community. Services may include coordination of treatment, outreach and advocacy, assistance with basic needs, skill building and facilitating linkage to other community based and natural support systems.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field, and a valid driver’s license. Previous outreach experience with populations with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

 

Schedule Monday to Friday; TBD
Hours 40
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Title Residential Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Multiple
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Residential Counselors work one-on-one with persons in a residential setting.  Residential Counselors are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.  Participate with persons with psychiatric disabilities, based on their needs, in self-help skills, activities of daily living, socialization, leisure time and community integration.  Implement, teach, and assist individuals with IAP goals and objectives.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Schedules Available:

Fri-Mon 7a-3p 32
Thurs-Sun 3p-11p 40
Fri-Sat 7a-3p 16
Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Thurs – Mon 7a-3p 40
Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Thurs-Mon 3p-11p 40
Sun-Thurs 7a-3p 40
Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Sun-thurs 3p-11p 40
Wed – Sat 3p-11p 32
Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Schedule multiple available
Hours multiple available
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Title Human Resources Recruiter
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Recruiter reports to the Director of Human Resources and/or the Assistant Director of Human Resources. Functions as staff specialist in areas of recruitment and selection, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action compliance. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date working knowledge of state and federal laws governing the employment and training of individuals in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as union contract terms and conditions applicable to the employment process; manage complete hiring process, develop hiring and marketing strategies, application review, interviewing, skill assessment, overseeing the administration of employment references, CORI checks, provide for new employee orientation to the Agency; develop and maintain systems for applicant tracking and ensuring that all documentation, record keeping and reporting conform to requirements; provide counsel to department heads and supervisors in matters pertaining to the employment process. Works closely with the Assistant Director, Human Resources to ensure that all aspects of the recruiting function are operating efficiently.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Human Resources, Sociology, etc) highly preferred. A minimum of two years of progressive experience in Human Resources required. At least one year of work in direct recruiting and experience in a health care setting highly preferred.

**Salary Range: $38,000 – $40,000.

Schedule Mon-Fri 9a-5p
Hours 40
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Title Medical Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This position in the CBFS Medical Services Team is in one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations and provides the right candidate with the opportunity to work directly with individuals dually diagnosed with psychiatric and medical diagnoses in a community based setting. The Medical Support Specialist (MSS), supervised by experienced and licensed professionals, provides rehabilitative and supportive interventions to help clients realize their goals and move forward in Recovery.  The MSS provides case management and care coordination in collaboration with professionals from area hospitals and clinics, and with North Suffolk nurses and psychiatrists. The primary role however of the MSS is to  help promote positive change in clients’ physical and mental health using a person centered, strengths based approach employing robust evidence-based practices to uncover motivation while cultivating positive growth. The MSS will also educate clients in the areas of positive health practices and activities of daily living that affect health.

A Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science is highly preferred as is work experience with adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses. At a minimum, the candidate must possess a high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, and have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/1st Aide certification within 3 months of hire (all trainings provided free of charge by NSMHA).

 

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Coach
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare, Substance Abuse Services
Location Chelsea, MA and East Boston, MA
Job Information

Staff is a person who is grounded in peer-assisted recovery.  Because of his/her life experience with substance use and/ or other addictions, the peer support specialist/ recovery coach provides expertise that clinical training cannot replicate. Senior Recovery Coach reports to the ATR/Recovery Coach Coordinator under the supervision of the Director of Addictions. Senior Recovery coach is an integrated team leader of Meridian House, Intensive Outpatient Program, Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program, Teen Team and Nimsa outpatient Rapid Access. This position provides essential expertise and consultation to the entire team to promote a culture in which recoverees’ points of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected and integrated into support, treatment, rehabilitation, and community-based recovery-oriented systems of care. This positon provides peer support and supervision to the recovery coach team.

Bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school degree or GED, and have work experience with adults diagnosed with substance use and or dependency. Senior Recovery Coach must have attended and completed Recovery Coach Certification Program. This individual should have experience and knowledge regarding the addiction treatment service system, recovery coaching and other related human services.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Psychiatrist
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA and East Boston, MA
Job Information

Reports to the Agency’s Medical Director. Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director.

 

Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry

Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program

Schedule Mon-Fri TBD
Hours 20-40
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Title Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director. Provides full psychopharmacology service, including evaluation, prescribing and monitoring, and Medication Clinics as assigned by Medical Director. Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment plans.  Review and actively participate in the ongoing treatment discussions of all clients presented at weekly team meetings.

Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program.

Schedule Schedule to be determined
Hours 40
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Title Senior Employment Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea
Job Information

This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs. This position offers an opportunity to help dislodge the myth that men and women with severe mental illnesses are not employable by overseeing job development and placement of individuals served by North Suffolk’s community Based Flexible Supports Program (CBFS). The professional in this position will:
• Train, guide and supervise 5 Employment Specialists in the CBFS program
• Train Employment Specialists in the theory and practice of Supported Employment
• Educate staff and the local business community regarding the benefits of employing persons with psychiatric diagnoses
• Develop, fine tune and cultivate the role of the employment specialist in a progressive recovery oriented program
• Be a leader in a multi-disciplinary program that is based on the tenets of Person Centered Treatment and Recovery North Suffolk provides extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

Master’s Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or related field required. CRC preferred. At least five years experience in the provision of vocationally oriented services, preferably with people with severe and persistent mental illness. A track record of successful job placements in competitive employment. Experience supervising and training vocational staff required.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Medical Director, Agency
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

North Suffolk Mental Health Association is one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for overall management of all medical matters for the Agency, providing leadership with respect to strategic planning, compliance and operations. Works closely with North Suffolk Executive Team Leadership, the Department of Mental Health, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.  Develops initiatives to ensure consumers receive medically and psychiatrically appropriate services.  Conducts evaluations, crisis intervention, and consultation as needed; maintains a small clinical caseload. Assists with recruitment, hiring, evaluation and credentialing for medical staff. Provides clinical and administrative supervision. Participates in committees addressing community needs.  Develops new programming addressing quality and outcomes measures and improved health integration.

Desired applicants possess competence, credentials, and experience to make independent judgments about cases and systems and are able to develop systems, practices, and policies regarding healthcare needs.  On-call after hours required.

Minimum of five years of professional experience, with current and valid registration as a physician under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.  Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.

Prior demonstrated competency in management and administrative roles.  Addictions experience required. Experience in community and public sector mental health required.  Buprenorphine waiver preferred.

NSMHA is an active teaching and research site, with possible appointment with the MGH Department of Psychiatry.

You may apply on line or you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to Recruiter, 301 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150/fax 617-617-912-7971 www.northsuffolk.org

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 with on-call after hours required
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Title Clinical Coordinator
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the coordination of all clinical and rehabilitative services for people in the residential component of the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. This leadership position provides clinical supervision and guidance for residential program staff. The person in this position leads a team’s efforts to provide care coordination involving collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the Clinical Coordinator works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to help clients achieve Recovery. This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

LPHA licensure required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly preferred. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required. Must have Driver’s license. North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Attn: HR / Recruiter, 301 Broadway

Schedule M-F 9a-5p
Hours 40
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Title Adult Outpatient Clinician (LICSW)
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea
Job Information

Reports to the Clinical Coordinator, Supervisor, and/or Program Manager.  Provide a broad range of clinical services for MH clients. Formulate independent Psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. Provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. Provide crisis intervention as needed. Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position.  Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule Schedule to be determined
Hours 40
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Title Master’s Level Clinician – Bilingual
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Reports to the Director of Adult Ambulatory Services for the North Harbor, Supervisor, and/or Program Manager.  Provide a broad range of clinical services for behavioral health clients.

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, or a related field.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position. Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F, flexible schedule, one-two evenings possible
Hours 40
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Schedule Sun-Thurs 3p-11p
Hours 40
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Title Employment Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs. The Employment Support Specialist, although spear heading this important effort, is not alone, but instead has at his/her disposal the following tools and supports:
1. A well researched body of evidence-based theory and practice, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), that provides the foundation to achieve success;
2. Participation in the ‘interdisciplinary team’ – the function of which is to collaborate around helping each person served to reach his/her goals.
3. Regular individual and group supervision with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required and a candidate must have at least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness. The candidate must also have knowledge of vocational rehabilitation, possess a valid driver’s license and must have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Housing Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Housing Support Specialist (HSS) is the person on the multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program that is responsible for helping our clients find and move into safe and affordable housing. The HSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals and interfaces regularly with property owners and personnel from Housing Agencies The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred. At least two years experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree. Experience with housing authorities and knowledge of subsidies is a plus. Must have a Driver’s license. Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.

High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.  One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Schedule Sun-Thurs 3p-11p
Hours 40
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