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School Based Therapist -LCSWA in Asheville, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities.  The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique.  Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

Are you are a talented and dedicated Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSW-A) looking for a satisfying career opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people facing behavioral and mental health challenges?

Then join our team at RHA Behavioral Health Services!

We are seeking compassionate and positive Licensed Clinical Social Workers to provide therapeutic support for service users with mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse issues.

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate with RHA, you will coordinate and monitor the array of services and supports identified in each service user’s person-centered plan. These interventions are strength-based and focus on the promotion of recovery, symptom reduction, increased coping skills and the achievement of the highest level of social functioning. You will report to the Clinical Director and may manage two or more employees. 

Job Responsibilities

As a Clinical Social Worker with RHA, your responsibilities will vary based on the groups you work with and the programs through which you provide services. In all activities, you will coordinate closely with the interdisciplinary team to best help service users, including behavioral health specialists, registered nurses, quality assurance specialists, paraprofessionals and the Clinical Director.


Additional responsibilities of the Clinical Social Worker include:

  • Running individual, family and group outpatient therapy sessions
  • Conducts comprehensive clinical assessment and makes service recommendations. Conducts consumer screening and orientation.
  • Conducting inpatient group therapy sessions
  • Orienting new service users to RHA
  • Developing person-centered plans for service users
  • Oversee the discharge planning process
  • Facilitating relationships between RHA, service user families/legal guardians and various social service community resources, such as food stamp and housing assistance, healthcare, job training and placement and substance abuse support groups

Our ideal Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate 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 Clinical Social Worker Associate include:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Associate is defined as an individual who is: (a) an individual who holds a license, provisional license, certificate, registration or permit issued by the governing board regulating a human service profession or (b) the individual must meet the requirements for continuing education to maintain licensure. Must meet the education, experience, licensure/certification requirements specified by the service definition of the service being provided.

Benefits 


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.

Additional benefits for the Registered Nurse include:

• 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

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.

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