Crisis Support Clinician
Pine Street Inn

Job Order #: 15838660

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/18/2021

EXPIRES 2/16/2022

Job Description

This position will have some on-call duties, to be shared with and rotated amongst the Housing Stabilization team.

This position, along with the other Housing Stabilization Team roles, is funded by a two-year grant. If the grant is not renewed, the incumbent is eligible to apply for other roles within Pine Street Inn.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Masters degree or higher in a related field (i.e. social work, clinical psychology, counseling, etc.)
LICSW, LMHC or other qualified licensure (e.g.: LCSW) or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire
Currently certified in, or have ability to achieve CPR and First Aid certification within 3 months of hire
Advanced training in hoarding or Current Hoarding Certification, or ability to obtain advanced training in

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE

Access to a personal vehicle, and valid driver?s license and the willingness and ability to drive as part of the performance of job duties, including responding to on-call needs
At least 3 years? experience providing services to adults who experience mental illness, substance use disorders and may have symptoms related to traumatic brain injury and experiences of trauma
At least 1 year experience working with homeless populations
Strong commitment to the right of each person with mental health/substance use and medical complex challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing

Experience and knowledge of recovery models and practice, including strengths-based work and harm reduction
Demonstrated expertise in developing and writing risk assessments
Ability to utilize effective crisis intervention techniques
Ability to effectively identify risk and translate that into crisis plans
Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions  
Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team

PHYSICAL ABILITIES/SKILLS

Ability to sit for long periods of time; climb stairs; use a phone, computer, and other office equipment; do occasional lifting
Ability to travel among program sites
Ability to respond to on-call requests and travel as needed

MENTAL ABILITIES/SKILLS

Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams
Ability to work with diverse staff and demonstrate cultural competency
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills that facilitate interaction among all the members of the Housing Department.
Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment
Ability to be flexible, open, and responsive to ongoing administrative changes, including being able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
Solid understanding of basic clinical and program model concepts
Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate training curriculum for clinical and non-clinical staff
Ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time, make decisions, and meet deadlines

How To Apply

Not Specified

Address

170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Shift

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$60,000.00 per year

Benefits

Not Specified

Name

MassHire Boston Career Center

Title

Not Specified

Email

business@masshirebostoncareerctr.org

Phone

617-541-1477

Address

1010 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02119

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