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Mental Health Crisis Responders

Calling all Mental Health Crisis Responders…Fairwinds wants you to work for us.

Join the team at Fairwinds-Nantucket’sCounseling Center, situated on the historic and beautiful island of Nantucket,MA 30 miles off the coast of cape cod. Fairwinds seeks graduate-level masters level therapists or fully licensed (LCSW/LICSW or LMHC) therapists to join our team and provide on-call crisis response 24/7, 365 days a week, 12-hour shifts.  Clinicians will respond in the community, at the hospital, at schools, and in other agencies. Clinicians may also co-response with the police when necessary. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Nantucket. Great work environment, paid professional development available, paid clinical supervision, and generous salary and befits. Full benefits are available for those who consistently work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Housing is available. Signing, Relocation, and retention bonus opportunities are possible for the right candidate.

 

Job Type: Full and Part-time available. Must be willing to work day and night shifts as well as be on call.

Salary: $82,000 - $110,000 a year

Benefits:

401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental Insurance

Flexible schedule

Health insurance

Health savings account

Paid time off

 

Schedule: Monday to Sunday 24/7, 365 days aweek

Supplemental Pay:

On-call rate/ Salaried or Hourly options

Education:

Master’s Required

Job Description:

Provide on-call coverage to address the needs of behavioral health patients. This will include mental health evaluations, assessing and securing in-patient placement in addition to other placements like detox, crisis stabilization units, intensive outpatient programs’ etc.Safety planning and referrals to therapy/med management.

Clinicians will host family meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss the care plans and provide a warm hand-off and follow-up needed.

Clinicians will be responsible for locating beds, obtaining insurance authorizations, updating facilities ongoing, and following up with any clients discharged home.

Clinicians will collaborate with police, schools, psychiatry, and staff at Fairwinds.

Clinicians may do co-response with local police.

Crisis experience and experience in mandated reporting/safety planning are preferred.

Experience in diagnosis based on DSM-5criteria and provide appropriate psychosocial interventions.

Work collaboratively with the care team within the agency as well as collaborate with other outside agencies.

Work collaboratively with the clinical director, director of operations, and office management.

Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience of evidenced-based and trauma-informed approaches to those with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and recovery.

Knowledge in crisis response and assessing safety and need for higher-level care.

High-quality written and verbal skills.

Excellent time management skills and ability to meet reporting and client chart deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary treatment team.

Graduate degree in social work or mental health counseling.

Ability to Section 12 clients preferred.

Interested Candidates:

Be Massachusetts licensed (or licensure-seeking) in LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC

Possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation

Pass a background check- CORI/SORI

Spanish speaking is preferred; other languages are a plus.

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities, and we encourage applicants who reflectthe diversity of the community.

Full-time

Outpatient and In-Home Therapist

Join the team at Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center, situated on the historic and beautiful island of Nantucket, MA 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. Fairwinds seeks a graduate-level, licensure-seeking, masters level therapist or fully licensed (LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC) therapist to join our team to provide in-person outpatient mental health and in-home therapy. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Nantucket. Great work environment, paid professional development available, paid clinical supervision, and generous salary and benefits. Full benefits are available for those who consistently work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Housing, signing, relocation, and retention bonus opportunities are possible for the right candidate.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $83,000.00 - $104,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Job Description:

  • Assist with care coordination and referrals of participants to treatment
  • Assist in the level of care and treatment recommendations for participants as needed
  • Complete intake requirements including biopsychosocial, assessments, and risk assessments, safety planning, and ongoing clinical intervention
  • Help engage participants and their families in consultation
  • Work collaboratively with the care team within the agency as well as collaborate with others outside the agency
  • Work collaboratively with the clinical director, operations director, and office management

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of evidence-based and trauma-informed approaches to substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and recovery
  • High quality written and verbal skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet reporting and client chart deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Graduate degree in psychology, mental health counseling, or social work

Interested candidates must:

  • Be Massachusetts licensed (or license-seeking) in LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Pass a background check—CORI/SORI
  • Spanish speaking preferred, other languages a plus

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter, and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org

Part-time

Peer Recovery Coach (PRC)

This Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) position is an at-will, exempt year-round part-time position. The role is supervised by the clinical director and requires flexible hours Monday-Saturday between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm

Responsibilities May Include:

  • PRC are individuals in recovery who have lived experience with addiction and/or co-occurring mental health disorders and are trained to help their peers with a similar experience to gain hope, explore recovery, and achieve life goals.
  • Must share recovery experience and use coaching and mentoring techniques to support someone contemplating recovery or in recovery and discuss new strategies for developing recovery-supportive friendships, reconnecting with family, improving family relationships, and identifying and using recovery-community networks.
  • Will support client in making positive life changes and developing skills to facilitate their recovery.
  • Will support client to develop a wellness plan.
  • Provides individual, group, and family mentoring in accordance with assigned client needs.
  • Assesses client’s or family’s needs and eligibility for services.
  • Provides support/mentoring to clients in accordance with applicable credentials.
  • Maintains family contact regarding client adjustments.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision.
  • Develops and maintains client case records, notes, treatment plans and reports.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment.
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies Required:

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Clear thinking and communication
  • Collaboration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Exceptional clinical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Ability to engage with and relate positively to diverse audiences

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or a GED, LADCA
  • Must be engaged in their own personal recovery and share real-world knowledge and experiences with others who are on their own recovery path.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written)

Responsibilities Will Include:

  1. Clinical caseload of direct care of peer recovery coaching.
  2. Utilization Review Committee (URC), insurance and state audits
  3. Data entry, documentation, duty-to-warn
  4. Proficiency in intakes, safety planning and treatment plans
  5. Other responsibilities as needed

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org

Full or Part-time

Therapeutic Mentor, Community Support Provider, Therapeutic Training and Support Provider Positions Available

Great pay and flexible hours for full- or part-time Therapeutic Mentor (TM) and/or Community Support Provider (CSP) and/or Therapeutic Training and Support Provider (TTS). Fairwinds seeks someone to perform this meaningful paraclinical work. Master’s degree not required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not necessarily required. Experience in psychology, social work, or public health a plus. Fairwinds fully trains qualified paraclinical staff for their job responsibilities.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Provide individual, and/or family support services
  • Maintain family and collateral contact regarding client care
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision
  • Develop and maintain client notes, plans, and reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Provide direct care in one or more of the following: therapeutic mentoring, community support provider, and/or therapeutic training and support (BA level In-Home Therapy)

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals, clients, and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment
  • Effective collaboration, written communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or public health preferred
  • 2+ years experience working with children, and/or adults, and/or families preferred
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus (or Portuguese, or other languages)

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org