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Mobile Crisis Clinicians and Counselors

Department: Adult - Multiple Locations
Location: Claremont - Lebanon, NH

WEST CENTRAL BEHAVIORAL

MOBILE CRISIS TEAM :

CRISIS COUNSELORS AND CLINICIANS

Are you passionate about mental health and want to be the first in line to help those in your community?

Since 1977, West Central Behavioral Health has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community." To accomplish this, West Central has now developed a new innovative program that will provide Mobile Crisis Outreach to individuals 24 hours a day/7 days a week! The primary goal with this program is to assist individuals with a mental illness before they end up in a significant crisis and require hospitalization.

As a member of the Mobile Crisis Team you will work closely with other Community Health Centers, area Police Department, and be part of a community-based delivery system.  This will all occur within a two-person team. As a part of this team you will rapidly evaluate complex behavioral health situations; develop, recommend and support clinically appropriate crisis interventions to be implemented with individual clients, their families, and a wide variety of community helpers, including law enforcement and EMS personnel.

To do this, we need passionate and dedicated Master-Level Clinicians and  Bachelor-Level Crisis Counselors. We will consider candidates with Master's Degrees in Progress (Clinicians) or Bachelor's Degrees in Progress (Counselors) if they have relevant experience in mobile crisis/mental health and are in school for the appropriate degree. For the therapists and case managers who already have a full time job, but believe in our mission, there are also first, second and third shifts available.

 

****Because we are looking for both Full-Time and Part-Time employees--even if someone wants one shift a week or a month for extra pay, we are interested in having you be a part of this team! *****

 

Responsibilities.

  • Rapid responses to all phone calls and face-to-face crisis intervention requests.
  • Consult, triage, or actively participate in facilitating appropriate Voluntary Inpatient Hospital Admissions, Partial Hospital Program referrals, Conditional Discharge Revocations, and Involuntary Emergency Admissions.
  • Provide crisis stabilization follow-up for patients as necessary.

Position Requirements:

  • Masterís degree in social work, psychology, human services or a related mental health discipline (Crisis Clinician)
  • Bachelorís degree in social work, psychology, human services or a related mental health discipline (Crisis Counselor)
  • Eligibility for licensure by the State if New Hampshire (Crisis Clinicians only)
  • 3-5 years of experience in mental health, preferably in crisis, but will consider training
  • Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT) basic training
  • Valid driverís license, plus reliable and insured vehicle

Benefits:

West Central provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching, life insurance; short- and long-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, local discounts, paid holidays and paid time off!

As a nonprofit organization providing services in to underserved populations, you may be eligible to participate in the following loan assistance programs:

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • NH State Loan Repayment Program

For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community." To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals. Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year.

*We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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