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Position: CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: We are a customer service focused team seeking a full time administrative associate to support a very dynamic behavioral health agency. The position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to treat confidential information with discretion. Strong computer skills are required and experience working with electronic medical records. Duties include providing administrative support to the clinical staff, serving as back-up to the receptionist/switchboard, and related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks, preferably in a medical/mental health environment. This person must be exceedingly well organized and flexible. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Valid drivers’ license required.

Position: FAMILY SERVICES CASE MANAGER
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: Seeking a Case Manager to develop, coordinate, and monitor services to individuals with intellectual disabilities who live with their family. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the highest levels of care/customer service, and demonstrate the ability to build relationships with individuals served, families, referral sources, and community resources. Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or case management preferred.
High School Diploma; a Bachelor’s degree and relevant case management experience preferred; excellent computer, communication, organizational, and problem solving skills. Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation required.

Position: TEACHER ASSISTANT
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: Under the direction of the Head Teacher and/or the Child Care Coordinator or Education Manager, the Teacher Assistant helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. In addition, assists teacher to involve parents in educational activities and participates in classroom activities.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date.

Position: FAMILY OUTREACH CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: UCS seeks a Master’s Level Clinician to be based in our Manchester office. The Family Outreach Clinician will provide community based mental health services to children of all ages and their families. The scope of the clinical work includes assessments, consultation, clinical interventions, counseling, groups, and other related services. Case management, which includes service coordination, is also provided. MA’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field required. Licensure or on track for licensure in Vermont as a Social Worker, Psychologist, or Mental Health Professional preferred. Valid drivers’ license required.

Position: BUS DRIVER/CLASSROOM ASSISTANT
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:The Bus Driver provides bus transportation for enrolled children in a safe and timely manner to and from the North Bennington Campus. This individual will act as a liaison between the program and parents by communicating effectively, as well as retrieving and disseminating documentation that goes back and forth between school and the parents. Inside the classroom, working as Classroom Assistant, this individual under the direction of the Head Teacher and/or the Child Care Coordinator or Education Manager, helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. In addition, the Classroom Assistant assists the teacher to involve parents in educational activities and participates in classroom activities.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date. Valid Commercial Driver’s License Required. Post offer drug screen required.

Position: BUS MONITOR/CLASSROOM FLOATER/LEAD CHILD CARE PROVIDER
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:The Bus Monitor/Floater provides supervision and safety to children while on the bus and in the classroom. Under the direction of the Bus Driver or Teacher and the Education/Disabilities Manager, the Bus Monitor/Floater helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. The Bus Monitor/Floater will help the program day-to-day operations run smoothly.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date.

Position: SUBSTANCE ABUSE CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: UCS is seeking a full-time licensed outpatient clinician to provide a wide variety of substance use and mental health services for adults participating in our intensive medication assisted treatment program. The clinician will collaborate and work closely with physicians, allied health care providers and other program professionals. Minimum job requirements: Duties will include monitoring clients’ adherence to treatment, coordinating access to recovery supports, provide group psychotherapy, individual counseling, general case, complete intakes, develop treatment plans and deliver general case management. Qualifications: Licensed or Licensed eligible in the state of Vermont (LADC, LICSW, LCMHC, MLADC); experience in substance abuse counseling treatment preferred.

Position: INTAKE COORDINATOR
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hrs., M – F, benefits eligible

Description:Under the direction of the Community Services Manager, the Youth & Family Services Intake Coordinator provides children’s services for the division and case management to children/families receiving services. The Intake Coordinator ensures that the services provided meet the needs of the consumers and families; and ensures that services are delivered with dignity and respect and meet regulatory requirements.
Masters’ Degree required (or currently pursuing) and relevant experience working with schools and families. Valid Driver’s License required.

Position: REACH UP CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:Seeking a Reach Up Clinician who will provide therapeutic and referral services, including case consultation and assessments. This position is part of a collaborative state-wide plan between local designated agencies and the Agency of Human Services. Specifically the Reach Up Program helps families with children by providing cash assistance for basic needs and services that support work and self-sufficiency. This position will be a member of the Reach Up Team and work to provide screening, clinical counseling, and service coordination for individuals whose mental illness and /or addictions present barriers to self-sufficiency and employment. MA, MS or MSW in Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Community Mental Health or other related field. Must hold, or be eligible for, clinical licensure in VT.

Position: CRISIS RECOVERY SPECIALIST
Availability: Two (2), Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible. Flexibility required to cover a variety of schedules and shifts. Must be able to work weekends and second shift hours occasionally.

Description:The Crisis Recovery Specialist provides case management, skill development, assistance in obtaining income support and entitlements, coordination and collaboration with peer support services, participation in the day-to-day program activities and coordinating with post-acute crisis recovery services in the home environment as well as accompanying the Crisis Worker in community settings. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related field. Experience working with individuals receiving mental health services required. Valid driver’s license also required.

Position: EMERGENCY/CRISIS RECOVERY CLINICIAN (2 K SIGNING BONUS)
Availability: Full time (40 hours), benefit eligible.

Description: In support of our mental health mobile crisis response team, an initiative designed to provide timely and flexible response to individuals experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse crisis to decrease emergency room visits, hospital stays, and law enforcement involvement. The emergency outreach program currently has a need for two, full time Emergency Clinicians. The mobile crisis program is a 24 hour 7 days a week program serving the needs of Bennington County. Responsibilities includes crisis screening and assessment, short-term crisis follow-up counseling, referral and coordination of aftercare services, and serves as liaison with police, courts and other community stake holders. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to maintain positive relationships with physicians, patients, families and others. MA in Psychology, Social Work or other related counseling field. Experience preferred. Licensure or on-track for licensure. Schedule flexibility, including nights and weekends required. Valid driver’s license.
$2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus:
50% at signing (first pay check), $1,000.00
Remaining 50% of bonus at 1-year anniversary, ($1,000)

Position: OUTPATIENT CLINICIAN (FEE FOR SERVICE)
Availability: Part Time, up to 25 hours per week available.

Description: Seeking Fee for Service Outpatient Clinicians to provide a variety of services in substance abuse and mental health, including counseling, clinical case management services, consultation and education services to area schools, agencies, and the community at large. Prerequisites: : MA, MS or MSW in Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Community Mental Health, Psychiatric Nursing or other related field. Must be licensed in a mental health discipline – LICSW, LCMHC, Licensed Psychologist. Valid driver’s license.

Position: RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT PROVIDER, various positions available
Availability: Two (2), Full time/40 hours, 1st shift, benefit eligible; One (1), Part time/24 hours, 1st shift; One (1), Part time/26 hours, 1st shift; One (1) Part time/16 hours, 3rd shift (Night Asleep). Each position includes every other weekend and some holidays.
Description: The Residential Support Provider provides direct service to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home. Responsibilities include implementing plans of care, and participating in the day-to day activities of the residents. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; valid, clean driver’s license with reliable transportation are required. Experience a plus.

Position: CLINICIAN CRT
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefit eligible.

Description:Our Community Rehabilitation and Treatment program is seeking an experienced Master’s level Clinician to provide a wide variety of clinical services to individuals with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Key responsibilities include clinical case management, support, rehabilitative skill building, therapy and advocacy. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. Licensure or on track for licensure in Vermont as a Social Worker, Psychologist, or Mental Health Professional required. We will support a Master’s level candidate to licensure. Valid driver’s license required.

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