Clinical Counselor - New Hire Incentive
Company: Childrens Home Society of Florida
Posted on: January 16, 2022
SIGN-ON BONUS of $1,500 is being offered!$750 upon starting and
$750 after completing six months!**
Since opening our doors in 1902, CHS became a part of Florida's
CHS has been committed to growing and evolving to provide the right
services and solutions to address the needs of children and
families throughout the changing times. Every day, our team works
with parents and kids to empower them and encourage them. With
innovative technology solutions and a dedicated, experienced team
throughout the state, we're changing the face of foster care and
positively impacting children and families' lives for generations
Join our team to continue to do good and create history serving
Florida's children and families!
The Clinical Counselor assesses and/or identifies client and family
needs; plans, coordinates, provides, and evaluates necessary
services and treatments; and assists and counsels individuals and
families by delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals,
and providing needed information and treatment services. Overall,
the Clinical Counselor contributes to the CHS high performance
culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that
position CHS as the leader in delivering proactive behavioral
health, case management, community and early childhood solutions
for children and families.
WHY JOIN CHS?
- Uplifting mission-driven work culture
- Make an impact in your community and become a part of Florida's
- Growth and professional development opportunities
- Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and
- Opportunity to make a positive difference in children and
families within your own community!
Primary Job Functions1. All Programs:
- Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation
according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment
plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.).
- Generate and maintain necessary reports and paperwork in a
timely manner (i.e., Quality Assurance and program reports).
- Participate in treatment and/or multidisciplinary teams,
including but not limited to one of the following: TBOS, Outpatient
or BHOS (only provided in Residential settings) treatment team
meetings, as required by the program.
- Provide crisis-counseling services to families.
- Make collateral contacts to assess client progress and
- Provide on-call support as required or scheduled.2. Contribute
to a positive, engaging work environment.
- Develop a strong knowledge base and stay current on job-related
issues and trends.
- Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and
education, as well as the quality process.
- Comply with CHS's code of conduct, policies, procedures and
- Assist with training other team members and providing back up
- Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned
from time to time.
- Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond values in the performance of
all job duties.
Job QualificationsEducation, Licenses & Certifications:
- Master's degree in Human Services or related field
- For Behavioral Health Services programs: Master's degree in
Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health
Counseling or comparable human services related degree:
- A comparable degree must have included graduate level
coursework in four of the following: human growth and development;
diagnosis and treatment of psychopathology; human sexuality;
counseling theories and techniques; group theories and practice;
dynamics of marriage and family systems; individual evaluation and
assessment; career and lifestyle assessment; research and program
evaluation; personality theories; social and cultural foundations;
counseling in community settings; and substance use disorders.
- For Early Learning Centers Support Team: A non-licensed
candidate shall be a registered intern working towards licensure to
- Two years of post-Bachelor degree experience working with
at-risk children and families, required.
- For Behavioral Health Services programs: Two years of
professional experience in providing services to persons with
behavioral health disorders OR professional experience in providing
services to persons with behavioral health disorders and the
ability to be supervised by a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing
Arts (LPHA), required.
- One year of post Masters' experience, preferred.
- Three years of experience dealing with emotionally disturbed
- COMMUNITY RESOURCESSkills and Proficiency in:
- Planning, organization and time management, oral & written
- Interpersonal Relationship Building, Collaboration,
- Computer systems and MS Office, including Word, Excel and
- Perform at a high level of autonomy, with general
- Perform under strong demands in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes
- Handle stressful, sensitive situations; preserve
confidentiality and professional boundaries.
- Meet critical deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail,
accuracy and quality.
- Solve practical problems and document results using sound
- Demonstrate the behaviors of our CHS Common Bond Values.
- Interact effectively with children/families from diverse
- Set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients; act
decisively to protect clients, when necessary
- Assess and apply proper intervention strategies
- Identify and understand environmental stressors
- Recognize importance of social, economic, environmental factors
in the development and resolution of personal/family problems
- Be sensitive to service population's cultural/socioeconomic
Schedule ExpectationsThe incumbent will work a standard scheduled
week, which may include weekends, holidays and evenings. The
ability to work flexible hours is required to meet business needs.
If working remotely, incumbent will be required to be available by
telephone and email during specified hours. Travel will be on an
as-needed basis to conduct business-related activities. In the
event of a declared disaster or emergency, this Business Operations
Continuity position will be required to carry out assigned duties
to provide CHS with the capability and capacity to operate its
**Please note that to be eligible for the sign-on bonus, you must
not be a current employee of CHS, nor has been an employee in the
last 180 days. Rehired team members are not eligible if they were
last employed with CHS less than 180 days ago. A one year
commitment is required as part of the sign-on bonus. The sign-on
bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.
If you voluntarily leave CHS prior to one year of service, you will
be required to reimburse CHS the full sign-on bonus amount.
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