This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Behavioral Health Team Leader -Community Support(Licensed Professional) in Asheville, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Calling all compassionate and caring behavioral health licensed professionals who are looking to partner with a community based service provider offering mental health and substance abuse services where individuals live and work.

RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for dedicated Behavioral Health Team Leaders to lead an interdisciplinary healthcare team providing support to individuals in residential, school, workplace and community settings.

In this dynamic and rewarding role, there is an emphasis on creating interventions that are strength-based and focused on promoting recovery, symptom reduction, increased coping skills, and achievement of the highest level of functioning for the client in the community. If you’re looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve then consider RHA Behavioral Health Services where we put people first!

Behavioral Health Team Leader (Licensed Professional)
Social Services / Healthcare / Mental Health

A Community Support Team Leader:

  • is a Licensed Professional who has the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the population and age to be served.
  • Provides individual therapy for recipients served by the team.
  • Provides behavioral interventions such as modeling, behavior modification, behavior rehearsal.
  • Designates the appropriate team staff so that specialized clinical expertise is applied as clinically indicated for each recipient.
  • Provides and coordinating the assessment and reassessment of the recipient’s clinical needs.
  • Provides clinical expertise and guidance to the CST members in the team’s interventions with the recipient.
  • Provides the clinical supervision of all members of the team for the provision of this service.
  • Determines team caseload by the level of acuity and the needs of the individual served.
  • Facilitates weekly team meetings of the CST.
  • Monitors and evaluates the services, interventions, and activities provided by the team

Community Support Team (CST) services consist of community-based mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation services and necessary supports provided through a team approach to assist adults in achieving rehabilitative and recovery goals.  It is intended for individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, or both who have complex and extensive treatment needs.

This is an intensive community-based rehabilitation team service that provides direct treatment and restorative interventions as well as case management. CST is designed to reduce presenting psychiatric or substance abuse symptoms and promote symptom stability, restore the recipient’s community living and interpersonal skills, provide first responder intervention to deescalate the current crisis, and ensure linkage to community services and resources.

Job Requirements

Our ideal Team Leader is a licensed professional who is an excellent communicator and listener with strong therapeutic skills who works well as part of an interdisciplinary team and runs open and productive therapy sessions. You must also excel at behavioral interviewing techniques to uncover service user needs and be able to anticipate these needs.

Additional requirements for the Licensed Professional  include:

  • Graduate degree in Counseling or a related field
  • Valid licensure to provide mental/behavioral healthcare in the state of North Carolina
  • Licenses include LCAS, LPC, and LCSW
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with mental and/or behavioral health issues that includes writing person-centered plans, conducting effective group therapy and providing mental health diagnoses
  • General working knowledge of the human services delivery system in North Carolina
  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Ability to lift between 20 and 50 pounds and meet the physical requirements of performing CPR and therapeutic holds
  • Employee supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred


The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of our service users. Our holistic person-centered approach and focus on quality assurance, respected across North Carolina and throughout the Human Services industry supports our reputation for innovative programs and positive outcomes.

RHA Behavioral Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work-life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes:

  • Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
  • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance, Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
  • Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
  • Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
  • Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees.
  • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!