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We welcome career posting for positions related to assertive community treatment (ACT). We also welcome postings related to Individual Placement and Support (IPS) teams, which is an evidence-based practice (EBP) of supported employment. 

Positions may include team leadership and staffing, as well as other critical stakeholder positions for these EBPs. These include, but are not limited to: training, consulting, research, and fidelity evaluations. State and local mental health authorities charged with overseeing ACT and IPS teams are encouraged to share their postings here, as well. 

The Career Listings are open to stakeholders in the United States, and abroad. 

Please fill out this career form to have your posting added to the list below.  We will post for two months, or until you notify us to remove from our website. Send questions to: bestpractices@med.unc.edu  Send questions to: bestpractices@med.unc.edu

*These posts are from multiple organizations and may not be associated with UNC or the CECMH, unless otherwise specified.


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PositionDateLocationContactDescription
ACT Team LeadJanuary 19, 2023Alexandria, LAMerakeyAre you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking Team Lead to join our team at our program in Alexandria, LA.

Earn $75,000/year + $7,500 mileage stipend

The team leader establishes, administers, and directs the program of the Forensic or Assertive Community Treatment Team, self-contained clinical teams which assume responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental health illnesses. Supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program clients, and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.

BENEFITS

Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
IPS- Supported Employment Team LeadJanuary 17, 2023North Wilkesboro, NCDaymark Recovery ServicesSummary:

The Team Leader is responsible for knowledge of and application of the evidence based model and applicable approaches. This person will oversee the operations of the program, including supervision of other IPS-SE staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Percentage

Duty or Responsibility

60%

Provides, provides oversite of the program, field monitoring, direct service to all individuals as well as assuming an active role in engaging referrals and assessing individuals at intake. Develops Person Centered Plans or Employment Plans and attending Treatment Planning Meetings. Referring and linking to needed services, and supervision of the IIH team. Provides all needed and subsequent paperwork.

20%

Reviews, understands and ensures that program is meeting service definition standards at all times. This includes ensuring that all requirement training is in place for team.

10%

Collaboration with VR as necessary to discuss referrals

10%

Individual supervision at least monthly with each staff member, including field mentoring and supervision logs.

5%

All other duties as assigned by supervisor

The responsibilities of the IIH Team Leader include, but are not limited to, the following:

Overseeing the operations of the program or team;

Providing oversight of employment services and collaborating with behavioral health supports;
Supervising staff to assure the delivery of evidence-based and ethical practices;
Providing individual supervision at least monthly with each staff member, including the development of field mentoring and supervision logs;
Managing human resources and continuing education for ESPs;
Collaborating with VR as necessary to discuss referrals, and
Providing direct services to individuals, as well as:
Assuming an active role in engaging referrals and assessing individuals at intake;
Modeling behaviors through service provision for the purpose of supervision;
Developing the PCP or Employment Plan and convening treatment planning meetings; and
Identifying services, resources, and accommodations as needed to assist individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, those with Limited English Proficiency (LEP), and those who are blind or visually impaired.
Training:

Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP)
Must be trained in a DHHS approved “Individual Placement and Support Supported Employment Evidence Based Practice” curriculum or training offered through Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center within 90 days of date of hire.
5 or more hours of additional training and include specialty approaches for the implementation of ethical, person-centered, best practice IPS-SE per population served. Training may be in the form of locally-provided training, webinars, or regional/national conferences and must be documented. Trainings topics can include:
Advocacy, Self-Determination, Self-Direction
Assistive Technology and Job Accommodations
Benefits Counseling, Work Incentives, SOAR (SSI-SSDI/Outreach/Access/Recovery) Stepping Stones to Recovery Training
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services, Limited English Proficiency, blind or visually impaired, and deaf and hard of hearing accommodations
Dual Customer Approach: Business and Employer Relations
Financial Literacy, Budgeting/Money Management, Asset Development and Financial Wellness
Housing First, Permanent Supportive Housing, Tenancy Support Training
IDDT (Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment) Training and Substance Use prevention/intervention
Motivational Interviewing
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education and Work (RENEW) transition planning and support model
Supervising NC Certified Peer Support Specialists Training (UNC BRHP)
Supported Education
Trauma-Informed care
Wellness Management and Recovery Interventions (such as WRAP, IMR/WMR)
Special Attributes:

Strong psychosocial and interpersonal skills. Minimal supervision regarding use of time, able to prioritize work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively with professions and clients and employers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Providing the supervision of all members of the team for the provision of this service. Meets with Employment Specialist Professionals (ESPs) and Employment Peer Mentors (EMPs) regularly to ensure delivery of evidence-based and ethical practices.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

A MH or SA license to practice independently, a provisional license or be a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Must have at least 6 months of vocational experience and/or be a Certified Employment Support professional (CESP).
ACT Nurse RN Behavioral HealthNovember 16, 2022Raleigh, NCEasterseals UCP NC & VA, Inc.($2,000 SIGN-ON)

Easterseals UCP (ESUCP) is seeking a full-time compassionate, caring and dedicated nurses to join our team. In this position, you will work directly with adults living with mental illness in collaboration with our multidisciplinary Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT). Nurses on our team also enjoy flexible work schedules. We are unique in that we meet individuals where they are: in the community, in their homes and sometimes on the street. ACT Nurses help individuals with skills development and access to healthcare resources to improve their overall health and well-being. The work we do at ESUCP has never been more important and we are looking for talented candidates to join us! We’re growing our locations, our capabilities and our teams. We are looking for passionate, mission-driven people like you who want to make a real difference in people’s lives.

(Easterseals UCP provides mileage reimbursement or Agency Car)

Essential Job Functions:

Nursing assessments
Medication administration, education and monitoring
Interventions to promote integrated, whole-person care
Documentation as required including medication administration record (MAR)
Minimum Qualifications:

A heart for serving others
Active, unrestricted nursing license to practice in North Carolina (RN, APRN or LPN when applicable)
Willingness to provide care in various community settings
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Valid driver's license, valid auto insurance and a good driving record
1-year mental health experience preferred
Bilingual is a plus!
Our Employees Enjoy:

Comprehensive Benefits Package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term & short-term disability insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan
Clear career growth plans to help you achieve your professional goals
Up to $65/week toward clinical supervision for licensure
Caseloads that allow for a healthy work-life balance
Flexible schedules
Accrued Paid Time Off + 11 paid holidays.
Company provided phone and laptop with IT Technical Support
Public Student Loan Forgiveness qualifier
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age
Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist/ Co-occurring Disorder SpecialistNovember 16, 2022Raleigh, NCEasterseals UCP NC & VA, Inc.($2,000 SIGN-ON)

If you are passionate about providing community-based care in various settings and want to impact the daily lives of others, then this opportunity is for you!

Easterseals UCP is currently seeking a full-time Substance Use Professional (CADC, LCAS-A, LCAS or CCS) to provide direct care services to identified clients, ensuring that clients receive optimal care and that services provided are consistent with ACT service definition. The Substance Use Professional will meet clients in the community, homes, and offices as needed.

(Easterseals UCP provides mileage reimbursement or Agency Car)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Conducts comprehensive substance abuse assessments considering the relationship between substance use and mental health.
Provides individual and group therapy for individuals living with substance use challenges using a stage-wise approach to treatment
Provides psychosocial rehabilitative interventions and case coordination.
Facilitates the Person-Centered Planning process for individuals as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree from an approved, accredited institution. A human services degree is preferred
Able to be credentialed as a Mental Health Qualified Professional according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104
Valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license.
Experience completing Person Centered Plans preferred
Possesses current, unrestricted vehicle insurance and provides own transportation for use in fulfilling job requirement
Our Employees Enjoy:

Comprehensive Benefits Package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term & short-term disability insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan
Clear career growth plans to help you achieve your professional goals
Up to $65/week toward clinical supervision for licensure
Caseloads that allow for a healthy work-life balance
Flexible schedules
Accrued Paid Time Off + 11 paid holidays.
Company provided phone and laptop with IT Technical Support
Public Student Loan Forgiveness qualifier
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life.
PsychiatristNovember 16, 2022Lillington, NCEasterseals UCP NC & VA, Inc.Are you a proven, born leader who ensures staff, processes, and procedures are in sync? Are you passionate about providing exceptional medical care to 100% of your patients? Do you possess the rare talents that involve: strong communication skills, both written and verbal, critical analysis skills, problem-solving skills, and prioritizing time management skills? May you be an experienced Psychiatrist just looking for a new challenge? If you answered yes to any of the following, we have a career for you!

Easterseals UCP (ESUCP) seeks a senior-level leader to oversee the psychiatric and clinical service delivery of the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT). This role encompasses only 24 hours per week. The Psychiatrist will be an in-person role located in Lillington, NC. Lillington is located only 27 miles (or 30 minutes) from Fayetteville.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

Provides psychiatric services: evaluation; medication management; outpatient psychotherapy; up to 60% of the budgeted time (3 days/week).
Overall supervision of all medical/clinical aspects of MH/SA services delivered.
Identifies appropriate evidence-based or emerging best practice models to be employed by staff in providing services.
Ensures coordination between MH/SA services provided by ESUCP with primary physical health providers.
Consult with primary physical health providers on the clinical aspects of the individuals being served and the implications for healthcare needs.
Coordinates the medical staff of other providers.
Participates with the Core Leadership Team.
Works collaboratively with Clinical Director and Senior Director of Quality Management/Staff Development around quality assurance and improvement initiatives.
Requirements:

Medical Degree from an accredited institution with active, non-restricted licensure to practice in North Carolina.
Current Board certification in:
Psychiatry; and
ASAM-certified; or eligible, and
Have five years or more experience providing services to persons with mental illness.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

About Easterseals UCP:
Easterseals UCP is a leading provider of disability related-services in the communities in which we serve. Our purpose is to provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Click here to learn more. Easterseals UCP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability, and age.
ACT Housing SpecialistNovember 16, 2022Durham, NCEasterseals UCP NC & VA, Inc.If you are passionate about providing community-based care in various settings and want to impact the daily lives of others, then this opportunity is for you!

Easterseals UCP is currently seeking a full-time Housing Specialist to provide direct care services to identified clients, ensuring that clients receive optimal care and that services provided are consistent with ACT service definition. The Housing Specialist will meet clients in the community, homes, and offices as needed.

(Easterseals UCP provides mileage reimbursement or Agency Car)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provides symptom education to enable clients to identify their mental illness symptoms
Participates in providing substance use and treatment services.
Consults with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.
Ensures immediate changes are made in treatment plans as client’s needs change.
Educates and supports client’s families; and advocates for clients’ rights and preferences.
Other duties as assigned
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an approved, accredited institution. A human services degree is preferred
Qualified Mental Health Professional preferred
post-baccalaureate accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served or equivalent of education and required experience
Valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license.
Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships
Possesses current, unrestricted vehicle insurance and provides own transportation for use in fulfilling job requirement
Our Employees Enjoy:

Comprehensive Benefits Package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term & short-term disability insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan
Clear career growth plans to help you achieve your professional goals
Up to $65/week toward clinical supervision for licensure
Caseloads that allow for a healthy work-life balance
Flexible schedules
Accrued Paid Time Off + 11 paid holidays.
Company provided phone and laptop with IT Technical Support
Public Student Loan Forgiveness qualifier
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age
ACT TherapistNovember 14, 2022Smithfield, NCCarolina OutreachFull Job Description
Carolina Outreach, an ncgCARE partner, is one of the largest and most respected providers of community-based behavioral services in North Carolina. Serving the central and east central regions of the state, Carolina Outreach is renowned for providing service excellence to children and adults through a comprehensive program array to include evidence-based practices.

We are committed to providing a wide array of services to effectively meet the changing needs within the community. These services include evidence-based practices, school-based and outpatient therapy, psychiatric evaluations and treatment, Community Support and substance abuse services to name a few.

Location: Smithfield, NC

We are seeking a full-time Mental Health Specialist to provide the following services:

The person in this position will work with clients, families, and natural supports to provide the following: service coordination; crisis assessment and intervention; symptom assessment and management; individual counseling and psychotherapy; substance abuse treatment; work-related services; activities of daily living services; social, interpersonal relationship, and leisure-time activity services; support services or direct assistance to ensure that individuals obtain the basic necessities of daily life; and education, support, and consultation.

Provide mental health assessments and recommend/implement treatment options based on these assessments.
Provide clinical guidance to the team about clients’ mental health issues and develop and implement (or assist in the development and implementation of) clients’ person-centered plans.
Provide clinical guidance and/or oversight in the development of crisis plans and transition plans when clients move in and out of services.
Provide individual, family, or group therapy to clients, families, and natural supports, based on their needs, diagnoses, and best evidence-based practices.
Implement therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, behavioral interventions, psycho-educational activities, and other best evidence-based practice therapies.
Work with clients, families, natural supports, and collateral agencies in reviewing, applying, and achieving goals outlined in the person-centered plan.
Provide parent/guardian/natural support training to improve interaction with the client.
Assist in all service delivery as formally planned with the clinical team
ncgCARE and all partner affiliates maintain a drug-free workplace.

ncgCARE and its affiliated partners are committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. ncgCARE will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at (804) 482-4267.

ncgCARE participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with ncgCARE will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and/or the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) of your authorization to work in the United States.

ncgCARE offers excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. .

We invite all job seekers to apply directly online through our company careers website (https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NCG1000NCG/JobBoard/d0fbfa16-967f-468e-97ad-044dba41863b/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=0680eddf-91e7-4a8a-bccd-73879fc9bf8b) where you can submit an application for the position you are interested. Resumes can also be submitted with an online application.
ACT Team LeadNovember 14, 2022Smithfield, NCCarolina OutreachFull Job Description
Carolina Outreach, an ncgCARE partner, is one of the largest and most respected providers of community-based behavioral services in North Carolina. Serving the central and east central regions of the state, Carolina Outreach is renowned for providing service excellence to children and adults through a comprehensive program array to include evidence-based practices.

We are committed to providing a wide array of services to effectively meet the changing needs within the community. These services include evidence-based practices, school-based and outpatient therapy, psychiatric evaluations and treatment, Community Support and substance abuse services to name a few.

Location: Smithfield, NC

We are seeking a full-time licensed Assertive Community Treatment Team Lead (ACT) to provide the following services:

· Provide clinical and administrative supervision for the ACT team and function as a practicing clinician on the ACT team.

· Provide individual clinical supervision and case consultation to staff as well as crisis management response to and with staff and will act as a back-up to staff for their clients as needed.

· Work directly with clients and families/natural supports to provide service coordination; crisis assessment and intervention; symptom assessment and management; individual counseling and psychotherapy; substance abuse treatment; work-related services; activities of daily living services; social, interpersonal relationship and leisure-time activity services; support services or direct assistance to ensure that individuals obtain the basic necessities of daily life; and education, support, and consultation to individuals’ families and other major supports.

· Ensure the team meets critical standards contained in the most current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT Teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Mental Health Services.

· Duties may also include oversight of services provided within and outside the agency, advocating for the client and family/natural supports in the community, and developing/evaluating the person-centered plan with the client and team to ensure that services are being delivered and are appropriate to the needs of the client and family/natural supports.

· This position is intended to be an average of 40% direct clinical services and 60% administrative duties.

ncgCARE and all partner affiliates maintain a drug-free workplace.

ncgCARE and its affiliated partners are committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. ncgCARE will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at (804) 482-4267.

ncgCARE participates in the E-Verifyprogram. Therefore, any employment with ncgCARE will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and/or the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) of your authorization to work in the United States.

ncgCARE offers excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. .

We invite all job seekers to apply directly online through our company careers website (https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NCG1000NCG/JobBoard/d0fbfa16-967f-468e-97ad-044dba41863b/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=de19570a-b199-41d9-a562-0969339f50dc) where you can submit an application for the position you are interested. Resumes can also be submitted with an online application.
ACT TherapistNovember 14, 2022Smithfield, NCCarolina OutreachFull Job Description
Carolina Outreach, an ncgCARE partner, is one of the largest and most respected providers of community-based behavioral services in North Carolina. Serving the central and east central regions of the state, Carolina Outreach is renowned for providing service excellence to children and adults through a comprehensive program array to include evidence-based practices.

We are committed to providing a wide array of services to effectively meet the changing needs within the community. These services include evidence-based practices, school-based and outpatient therapy, psychiatric evaluations and treatment, Community Support and substance abuse services to name a few.

Location: Smithfield, NC

We are seeking a full-time licensed Assertive Community Treatment Team Lead (ACT) to provide the following services:

· Provide clinical and administrative supervision for the ACT team and function as a practicing clinician on the ACT team.

· Provide individual clinical supervision and case consultation to staff as well as crisis management response to and with staff and will act as a back-up to staff for their clients as needed.

· Work directly with clients and families/natural supports to provide service coordination; crisis assessment and intervention; symptom assessment and management; individual counseling and psychotherapy; substance abuse treatment; work-related services; activities of daily living services; social, interpersonal relationship and leisure-time activity services; support services or direct assistance to ensure that individuals obtain the basic necessities of daily life; and education, support, and consultation to individuals’ families and other major supports.

· Ensure the team meets critical standards contained in the most current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT Teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Mental Health Services.

· Duties may also include oversight of services provided within and outside the agency, advocating for the client and family/natural supports in the community, and developing/evaluating the person-centered plan with the client and team to ensure that services are being delivered and are appropriate to the needs of the client and family/natural supports.

· This position is intended to be an average of 40% direct clinical services and 60% administrative duties.

ncgCARE and all partner affiliates maintain a drug-free workplace.

ncgCARE and its affiliated partners are committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. ncgCARE will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at (804) 482-4267.

ncgCARE participates in the E-Verifyprogram. Therefore, any employment with ncgCARE will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and/or the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) of your authorization to work in the United States.

ncgCARE offers excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. .

We invite all job seekers to apply directly online through our company careers website (https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NCG1000NCG/JobBoard/d0fbfa16-967f-468e-97ad-044dba41863b/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=de19570a-b199-41d9-a562-0969339f50dc) where you can submit an application for the position you are interested. Resumes can also be submitted with an online application.
ACT Team LeadOctober 18, 2022Knoxville, IARHD (Resources for Human Development)ACT Team Lead
Description/Job Summary
***Are you looking for a career with HEART?***

NEWLY INCREASED STARTING SALARY!

Do you want to work with an organization that truly cares about people? Here's your chance!

Resources for Human Development (RHD) - one of the Nation's leading support services organizations - is seeking a focused individual to fill the role of ACT Team Lead.

Now offering a $1500 sign on bonus and $1500 retention bonus!!!

How You'll Make an Impact

The ACT Team Lead establishes and maintains oversight and direction for the clinical and operational leadership of the multi-functional team to which they are assigned. They are responsible for maintaining and documenting regulatory compliance efforts of the team, providing supervisory guidance and support to all employees of the team including but not limited to coaching, counseling, corrective actions and hiring and firing of staff. They are also responsible for the fiscal security of the program which they lead, including maintaining proper census levels to ensure fiscal viability of the program, monitoring, and controlling expenses of the team, and ensuring the proper use and control of program funds.

What We Offer You:

Commitment to maintaining a values-based and trauma-informed environment for all
Scholarship program and tuition discounts at local and online colleges and universities
Generous PTO plan
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Retirement Savings Plan
On-the-job training
Free Virtual Fitness Classes
Employee Assistant Program
Student loan forgiveness program eligibility due to non-profit status


What You’ll Love About RHD:

Commitment to Values: We are committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve
Dedication to Wellness: We value and prioritize our employees’ mental, physical, and emotional health by providing free, online fitness classes, nutrition services, counseling sessions, and webinars on various health-related topics
Investment in Growth: We offer programs and workshops to our staff that support furthering education and the development of leadership skills
***APPLY TODAY TO JOIN OUR TEAM!!!***

Responsibilities/Duties
Develops initial assessment and treatment plans to all clients and consumers admitted to the program and assigns Direct Care staff to them.
Evaluates consumers on an on-going basis for planning and coordinating treatment activities to respond to changing needs.
Directly supervises assigned personnel as follows:
Assists in the selection of new personnel as needed.
Trains and supports the staff in the completion and review of assessments and the development of effective care and/or support plans as appropriate.
Reviews employee performance on a regularly scheduled basis
Organizes, schedule and distributes work among assigned personnel.
Keeps personnel informed of pertinent policies and procedures affecting the program and/or their jobs.
Administers policies and procedures as established by Resources for Human Development
Assures that on call crisis intervention is available to program participants 24-7.
Assists and guides staff in the following essential activities:
Linking with and gaining access to outside services
Monitoring and assessment of service delivery
Problem resolution
Informal support network building
Rehabilitation skills training
Peer Support Services
Supervises caseload with individual team members as well as with the team on a regular basis and maintains a caseload of their own.
Supervises medical record maintenance to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.
Develops and maintains an efficient scheduling system for program personnel, ensuring the needs of the program are met.
Works with assigned Financial Manager to maintain the fiscal viability of the program through cost control and the development of revenue.
Other duties as assigned
Required Experience
3 years direct care working with adults with Severe Mental Illness and/or Substance Abuse
Required Education
A Graduate degree in Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Education, or
Any Graduate degree in the field of human services plus a minimum of three (3) years of experience in direct care with adults in Mental Health,Intellectual Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Juvenile Justice, Health Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, or similar program, including two (2) years of community-based treatment.
Required Qualifications
Must pass background checks
LMHC, LMSW, LISW Licensure preferred
A valid driver's license is required.
Program Summary
The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a mobile service designed to provide intensive supports in the home and community to individuals living with mental illness. ACT is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions in the participants chosen community. The ACT team consists of the following members: master’s level mental health clinicians, registered nurse, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, psychiatrist/ARNP, peer support specialist, and a program assistant. Team members work together with the individuals served to promote symptom stability and appropriate use of medication; restore personal, community living and social skills; promote and maintain physical health; establish access to entitlements, housing, work and social opportunities; and help maintain the highest possible level of functioning in the community.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
Substance Abuse CounselorOctober 18, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthSUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST
JOB DESCRIPTION
Purpose Statement:
The purpose of the full time Substance Abuse Specialist is to provide expertise to the ACT Team for treatment of the individuals served.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
 Conduct Substance Abuse Assessments
 Coordinate treatment plan with team members
 Implement individual-level counseling
 Coordinate group counseling
 Assist in developing POC for individuals served
 Assist with crisis interventions
 Staff to client ratio must not exceed 1:8 (this does not include the psychiatrist and program
administrative assistant)
 Any other applicable duties requested by supervisor and Agency
Psychiatric Treatment and Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse Services
 Provide ongoing assessment of clients’ mental illness symptoms and clients’ response to treatment. Make appropriate changes in treatment plans to ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status or behavior which put clients at risk (e.g. suicidality)
 Provide symptom education to enable clients to identify their mental illness symptoms.
 Provide direct clinical services to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings to teach behavioral symptom-management techniques to alleviate
and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and to promote personal growth and
development by assisting clients to adapt to and cope with internal and external stress.
 Coordinate with outside inpatient services to detoxify clients and establish linkage to self-help
programs (e.g., Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous), outpatient services, and
residential facilities.
 Participate in providing rehabilitation services.

Activities of Daily Living Services
 Provide ongoing assessment, problem solving, side-by-side services, skill teaching, support (prompts, assignments, encouragement) cleaning, furnishing and decorating, and procuring necessities (telephone, furniture, utility hook-up).
 Assist clients to find and maintain a sage and affordable place to live, apartment hunting, finding a roommate, landlord negotiations, cleaning, furnishing and decorating, and procuring necessities (telephone, furniture, utility hook-up).
 Assist and support clients to organize and perform household activities, including house cleaning and laundry.
 Assist and support clients with personal hygiene and grooming task.
 Provide nutrition education and assistance with meal planning, grocery shopping, and food
preparation.
 Ensure that clients have adequate financial support (help to gain employment and apply for
entitlements.)
 Teach money-management skills (budgeting and paying bills) and assist clients in accessing
financial services (e.g., professional financial counseling, emergency loan services).
 Help clients to access reliable transportation (obtain a driver’s license and car and car
insurance, arrange for cabs, use public transportation, find rides).
 Assist and support clients to have and effectively use a personal primary care physician, dentist,
and other medical specialists as required.
Social and Interpersonal Relationships and Leisure Time
 Provide individual supportive therapy (e.g. problem solving, role-playing, modeling and support), social-skill development, and assertiveness training to increase client social and interpersonal activities in community settings.
 Plan, structure and prompt social and leisure-time activities on evenings, weekends and holidays.
 Provide side-by-side support, and coaching to help clients socialize (e.g., going with a client to a basketball game, coaching and supporting a client before he or she goes to a family reunion).
 Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to help clients
structure their time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills and receive feedback and support.
Support
 Provide practical help and supports, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, training, and supervision to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements (e.g.; SSI, Social Security Disability Insurance [SSDI] and veterans’ benefits) or housing

Education, Experience, and Knowledge Required
 Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor
 Certified Chemical Addiction Specialist
 Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and
persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client right and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
_____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ Signature of Substance Abuse Specialist Date
_____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ Signature of TLCH Director Date
Registered NurseOctober 18, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthPurpose Statement
REGISTERED NURSE
JOB DESCRIPTION
The purpose of the Registered Nurse is to assess physical health needs; make appropriate referrals to community physicians; provide management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing of a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services; and sharing shirt- management responsibility with other staff.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
 Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team (ITT); assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT, providing individual supportive therapy and symptom management, ensuring immediate changes are made in the treatment plans as clients’ needs change, educating and supporting clients’ families, and advocating for clients’ rights and preferences.
 Participate and conduct parts of the client-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors), mental status, and diagnosis; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social developments and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); family structure and relationships.
 Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.
 Perform shift management in coordination with other ACT shift managers according to established policies and procedures.
 Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime hours and service as a backup to evening
and weekend staff.
Job Description: Registered Nurse

 Documents client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures.
 Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
 Take the lead role or participate in providing medication administration and medical services
 Under the direction of the team psychiatrist and in collaboration with other registered nurses
on the team, develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures including transcribing, administering, evaluating, and recording psychotropic medications prescribed by the team psychiatrist; evaluate and chart psychotropic medication effectiveness, complications, and side effects; and arrange for required lab work according to protocol.
 Under the direction of the team psychiatrist and in collaboration with other registered nurses on the team, organize and manage the system of getting medication to clients and integrating medication administration tightly into clients’ individual treatment plans.
 Under the direction of team psychiatrist and in collaboration with other registered nurses on the team, manage pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
 In collaboration with the team psychiatrist, coordinate, schedule, and administer medical assessments of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinate psychiatric treatment with medical treatment.
 Participate in treatment, rehabilitation, and support services.
 Staff to client ratio must not exceed 1:8 (this does not include the psychiatrist and program administrative assistant)
 Any other applicable duties requested by supervisor and Agency
Psychiatric Treatment and Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse Services
 Provide ongoing assessment of clients’ mental illness symptoms and clients’ response to treatment. Make appropriate changes in treatment plans to ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status or behavior which put clients at risk (e.g. suicidality)
 Provide symptom education to enable clients to identify their mental illness symptoms. Job Description: Registered Nurse

 Provide direct clinical services to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings to teach behavioral symptom-management techniques to alleviate and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and to promote personal growth and development by assisting clients to adapt to and cope with internal and external stress.
 Coordinate with outside inpatient services to detoxify clients and establish linkage to self-help programs (e.g., Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous), outpatient services, and residential facilities.
 Participate in providing rehabilitation services. Activities of Daily Living Services
 Provide ongoing assessment, problem solving, side-by-side services, skill teaching, support (prompts, assignments, encouragement) cleaning, furnishing and decorating, and procuring necessities (telephone, furniture, utility hook-up).
 Assist clients to find and maintain a sage and affordable place to live, apartment hunting, finding a roommate, landlord negotiations, cleaning, furnishing and decorating, and procuring necessities (telephone, furniture, utility hook-up).
 Assist and support clients to organize and perform household activities, including house cleaning and laundry.
 Assist and support clients with personal hygiene and grooming task.
 Provide nutrition education and assistance with meal planning, grocery shopping, and food
preparation.
 Ensure that clients have adequate financial support (help to gain employment and apply for
entitlements.)
 Teach money-management skills (budgeting and paying bills) and assist clients in accessing
financial services (e.g., professional financial counseling, emergency loan services).
 Help clients to access reliable transportation (obtain a driver’s license and car and car
insurance, arrange for cabs, use public transportation, find rides).
 Assist and support clients to have and effectively use a personal primary care physician, dentist,
and other medical specialists as required.
Social and Interpersonal Relationships and Leisure Time
 Provide individual supportive therapy (e.g. problem solving, role-playing, modeling and support), social-skill development, and assertiveness training to increase client social and interpersonal activities in community settings.
 Plan, structure and prompt social and leisure-time activities on evenings, weekends and holidays.
 Provide side-by-side support, and coaching to help clients socialize (e.g., going with a client to a basketball game, coaching and supporting a client before he or she goes to a family reunion).
Job Description: Registered Nurse

 Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to help clients structure their time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills and receive feedback and support
Support
 Provide practical help and supports, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, training, and supervision to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements (e.g.; SSI, Social Security Disability Insurance [SSDI] and veterans’ benefits) or housing
Qualifications:
 May have a master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree in nursing, must be a licensed registered nurse. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client right and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
_____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ Signature of Registered Nurse Date
_____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ Signature of NCBBH Representative Date
Job Description: Registered Nurse
ACTT Team LeaderOctober 17, 2022Hickory, NCCatawba Valley HealthcareThe ACT Team Leader must have experience in the mental health field and is preferred to have an LPC or LCSW. Minimum requirements are a LCSW-A or LPC-A while pursuing full licensure. No CNA's are eligible.

The ACT Team Leader duties are as follows:

Provide effective oversight, direction, and clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff.
Responsible for hiring, training, and performance appraisals where appropriate. Ensure programs are fully staffed with qualified, trained employees.
Ensure effective 24-hour, 7 day a week, 365 day a year coverage for individuals served as required by program.
Build and manage an effective and clinically sound team.
Serve as a practicing clinician on the Assertive Community Treatment Team and coordinate the activities and services.
Lead meetings and disseminate information to other ACTT staff from various sources.
Monitors and assesses the quality of services of assigned programs including but not limited to conducting audits of charts, overseeing the peer review process, direct observation of staff, etc..
Responsible for marketing the agency and program by developing appropriate referral sources, and by maintaining positive working relationships within the communities served, including individuals, families, staff, monitoring and licensing agencies, organizations, and funders.
Attend and actively participate in community and agency meetings as assigned. Implement and monitor budgets as requested/directed by supervisor.
Monitor medical records management and activities of the Assertive Community Treatment Team to ensure compliance with agency policies, Medicaid, and other requirements
Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.
Job Type: Full-time

1. Must have three (3) years of post-graduate clinical experience with SMI/SPMI.
2. Administrative and supervisory experience.
ACTT Team PsychiatristOctober 17, 2022Hickory, NCCatawba Valley HealthcareCatawba Valley Healthcare, a non-profit Integrated Care practice based in the foothills of North Carolina is seeking a part-time psychiatrist for our Assertive Community Treatment Team.

*****If seeking full time employment, the other half of the position would provide Psychiatric medication management in our Integrated Care clinic. *****

ACTT Team Psychiatrist Job duties include but are not limited to:

Typically sees the beneficiaries for the assessment and treatment of the beneficiary’s symptoms and response to medication including side effects.

Provides clinical supervision and oversight of the psychiatric services delivered by the NP or PA.

Actively collaborates with nurses to develop and implement medication administration policies and procedures as well as oversee the medical care of beneficiaries that include regular screenings for medical conditions and assessment of wellness and health management.

Educates non-medical team members on psychiatric & non-psychiatric medications

Regularly participates in daily team meetings and treatment planning meetings; attends daily team meetings in proportion to time allocated on team.

Provides back up to the team as necessary while on call.

1. Psychiatrist with at least 3 years experience in treating severe and persistent mentally ill patients.
2. Paneled to bill insurance and Medicaid
ACTT Professional IIIOctober 5, 2022Stanly / Albemarle, NCMonarch NC1. Provide skill-building to individuals who are served by the Assertive Community Treatment Team.

2. Facilitate training of independent living skills, establish access to community services and agencies, assist individuals in establishing support networks in the community and assess individual needs on a daily basis.

3. Coordinate services with the program, staff, inpatient facilities, and detoxification facilities and establish linkage to residential programs, self-help programs and community resources.

4. Review treatment progress and monitor and provide continuous consultation with other Assertive Community Treatment Team staff and community agencies to ensure the consistent therapeutic management of the individual’s needs.

5. Act as liaison with the program after hours staff on a daily basis through exchange of participant information; briefly detailing the presenting problem and after hours plans for the individuals being served by the Assertive Community Treatment Team.

6. Meet regularly with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members to formulate and disseminate information and be available by telephone and/or pager.

7. Complete an intake assessment including: medical history, general physical condition, alcohol and drug histories and current use, educational issues, family structure and relationships, vocational history and goals, legal history and issues, psychiatric history (including, onset, course, effect of illness, treatment history, medication history risk behaviors).

8. Ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status which may put individual at risk.

9. Documents participant activities consistent with the service records manual. Write an event note that reflects participant activities, goals, interventions, and outcomes.

10. Develop service plans and/or person-centered plans as appropriate, and screen referrals in coordination with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members.

11. Meet regularly to review the total caseload, problem-solve, develop plans, and determine daily duty assignments.

12. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.

13. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.

14. Follow service definition guidelines for services being provided.

15. Complete all other relevant responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

16. Driving and travel may be required.

Education:
Bachelors: Human Services, Bachelors (Required)
Certifications:
North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles, QMHP - Monarch-DSM
Experience:
Adult Population Experience, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, Mental Health Experience, Substance Use Experience
Qualifications:
1056054, Adult Population Experience, Bachelors, Bachelors - Human Services, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, Mental Health Experience, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles, QMHP - Monarch-DSM, Substance Use Experience
Skills:
Ability to change routine in a positive manner, Ability to solve problems as they arise, Ability to take initiative, make sound decisions, Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, Able to maintain good work attendance, Build positive relationship with people supported, Competitive work output, Contribute to a positive work environment, Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs, Demonstrate strong organizational skills, Interact and write to perform essential functions., Lift at least 25 lbs, bend, stoop, reach, Maintain safe work environment, Maintain stable work behaviors daily, Must be able to tolerate heat/humidity, Must have proficient interpersonal skills, Must participate in decision-making, Must possess adequate individual coping skills, Must respond appropriately to emergency situations, Physical stamina to work 40 hours, Sitting for long periods of time, Stand for long periods of time
ACTT Substance Abuse Professional, Non-ExemptOctober 5, 2022Mecklenburg & Union / Charlotte, NCMonarch NC1. Provide service coordination for individual with mental health and substance abuse issues and is responsible for developing, with the other team members, the overall service plan.

2. Assist in the development of natural support networks. Individual and group supportive counseling, monitoring of symptoms and medications, linking the individual supported to the appropriate services, agencies and supports in the community, monitoring their development of appropriate behaviors in his/her home and other community settings, teaching the individual supported skills necessary for independent community living and facilitating them in the practice and transfer of these skills to his/her environment, providing support to his/her family.

3. Assume responsibility for writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising Person Centered Plan and overall treatment goals and service plans that are based on evaluations and recommendations from assessments by various professionals and input from the individual supported.

4. Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement treatment goals.

5. Facilitate training of independent living skills, establish access to community services and agencies, assist individuals in establishing support networks in the community and assess individual needs on a daily basis.

6. Coordinate services with the program, staff, inpatient facilities, and detoxification facilities and establish linkage to residential programs, self-help programs and community resources.

7. Review treatment progress and monitor and provide continuous consultation with other Assertive Community Treatment Team staff and community agencies to ensure the consistent therapeutic management of the individual’s needs.

8. Act as liaison with the program after hours staff on a daily basis through exchange of participant information; briefly detailing the presenting problem and after hours plans for the individuals being served by the Assertive Community Treatment Team.

9. Meet regularly with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members to formulate and disseminate information and be available by telephone and/or pager. Meet regularly to review the total caseload, problem-solve, develop plans, and determine daily duty assignments.

10. Complete an intake assessment including: medical history, general physical condition, alcohol and drug histories and current use, educational issues, family structure and relationships, vocational history and goals, legal history and issues, psychiatric history (including, onset, course, effect of illness, treatment history, medication history risk behaviors).

11. Ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status which may put individual at risk.

12. Documents participant activities consistent with the service records manual. Write an event note that reflects participant activities, goals, interventions, and outcomes.

13. Developing service plans and/or person-centered plans as appropriate, and screens referrals in coordination with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members.

14. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.

15. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.

16. Follow service definition guidelines for services being provided.

17. Complete all other relevant responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

18. Driving and travel may be required.

Education:
Bachelors: Human Services, Bachelors (Required)
Certifications:
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS Associate - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles
Experience:
Adult Population Experience, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, Mental Health Experience, Substance Use Experience
Qualifications:
1056054, Adult Population Experience, Bachelors, Bachelors - Human Services, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, LCAS Associate - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS - NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, Mental Health Experience, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles, Substance Use Experience
Skills:
Ability to change routine in a positive manner, Ability to exercise good judgement, Ability to solve problems as they arise, Ability to take initiative, make sound decisions, Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, Ability to work with frequent interruptions, Able to maintain good work attendance, Competitive work output, Contribute to a positive work environment, Demonstrate strong organizational skills, Efficient with computer programs, Empathy, responsibility, individual coping, Interact and write to perform essential functions., Lift at least 25 lbs, bend, stoop, reach, Maintain safe work environment, Must be able to tolerate heat/humidity, Must have proficient interpersonal skills, Must participate in decision-making, Must respond appropriately to emergency situations, Physical stamina to work 40 hours
ACTT Team LeaderOctober 5, 2022Guilford / Greensboro, NCMonarch NC1. Provide effective oversight, direction, and clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff/programs.

2. Assume responsibility for hiring, discipline, firing, training, and performance appraisals where appropriate. Ensure programs are fully staffed with qualified, trained employees.

3. Ensure effective hour, day a week, day a year coverage for individuals served as required by program.

4. Build and manage an effective and clinically sound team.

5. Serve as a practicing clinician on assigned Assertive Community Treatment Team and coordinate the activities and services in their assigned area.

6. Lead meetings and disseminate information to other ACTT staff from various sources. Provide support to ACTT staff.

7. Ensure each individual served has an appropriate, clinically-based and culturally sensitive assessment which is the basis for all service provisions.

8. Monitor and assess the quality of services of assigned programs including but not limited to conducting audits of charts, overseeing the peer review process, direct observation of staff, and other activities as deemed appropriate by the Agency Quality Improvement Plan.

9. Assume responsibility for marketing the agency and program by developing appropriate referral sources, and by maintaining positive working relationships within the communities served, including with individuals, families, staff, monitoring and licensing agencies, organizations, and funders. Attend and actively participate in community and agency meetings as assigned.

10. Implement and monitor budgets as requested/directed by supervisor. Manage finances in a fiscally sound manner within the guidelines established by the Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Executive Officer, and the Board.

11. Drive and travel to community locations, various agencies, and other outreach destinations as needed.

12. Monitor medical records management and activities of the Assertive Community Treatment Team to ensure compliance with agency policies, Medicaid, and other requirements.

13. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.

14. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.

Education:
Masters: Human Services (Required)
Certifications:
LCMHC - NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, LCSW - NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles
Experience:
Adult Population Experience, Managing Services Experience, Mental Health Experience, Substance Use Experience
Qualifications:
1056054, Adult Population Experience, LCMHC - NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, LCSW - NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board, Managing Services Experience, Masters - Human Services, Mental Health Experience, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles, Substance Use Experience
Skills:
Ability to change routine in a positive manner, Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, Ability to exercise good judgement, Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, Able to maintain good work attendance, Build positive relationship with people supported, Maintain safe work environment, Maintain stable work behaviors daily, Must have proficient interpersonal skills, Must participate in decision-making, Must possess adequate individual coping skills, Must respond appropriately to emergency situations, Physical stamina to work 40 hours, Proficient mathematic
Team Leader, Child ACTTOctober 5, 2022Forsyth / Winston-Salem, NCMonarch NC1. Provide effective oversight, direction, and clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff/programs.

2. Assume responsibility for hiring, discipline, firing, training, and performance appraisals where appropriate. Ensure programs are fully staffed with qualified, trained employees.

3. Ensure effective hour, day a week, day a year coverage for individuals served as required by program.

4. Build and manage an effective and clinically sound team.

5. Serve as a practicing clinician on the Child Assertive Community Treatment Team and coordinate team services.

6. Lead meetings and disseminate information to other Child ACTT staff from various sources. Provide support to Child ACTT staff.

7. Ensure each individual served has an appropriate, clinically-based and culturally sensitive assessment which is the basis for all service provisions.

8. Assume responsibility for marketing the agency and program by developing appropriate referral sources, and by maintaining positive working relationships within the communities served, including with individuals, families, staff, monitoring and licensing agencies, organizations, and funders. Attend and actively participate in community and agency meetings as assigned.

9. Implement and monitor budgets as requested/directed by supervisor. Manage finances in a fiscally sound manner within the guidelines established by the Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Executive Officer, and the Board.

10. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain clinical license according to all agency, state and federal training requirements.

11. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.

12. Utilizes data to assess model fidelity, goal performance, clinical outcomes, and costs of the project.

13. Monitor model-fidelity and evidenced-based practices implementation.

14. Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures and assist in crisis situations

15. Complete all other relevant responsibilities assigned by the supervisor

16. Drive and travel to community locations, various agencies, and other outreach destinations as needed.

Education:
Masters: Human Services (Required)
Certifications:
Drivers License (Valid) - USA, LCMHC - NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, LCSW - NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
Experience:
Experience working with youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), Post Graduate Mental Health Experience
Qualifications:
1056054, Drivers License (Valid) - USA, Experience working with youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), LCMHC - NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, LCSW - NC Social Work Certification and Licensure Board, Masters - Human Services, Post Graduate Mental Health Experience
Skills:
Ability to change routine in a positive manner, Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, Ability to make independent decisions., Build positive relationship with people supported, Demonstrate strong organizational skills, Must have proficient interpersonal skills, Must respond appropriately to emergency situations
Consultant/TrainerSeptember 21, 2022Carrboro, NCInstitute for Best PracticesThis position will serve as a Consultant/Trainer within the Institute for Best Practices. Job duties will include providing remote and onsite coaching and support to teams in the field to enhance practice; assisting with both remote and onsite program fidelity evaluations; developing written reports that entail quality improvement feedback to providers; and assisting other trainers in developing training curriculum and delivering training both in-person and virtually (e.g., webinars).

The Institute for Best Practices office is located in Carrboro, NC; however remote candidates are encouraged to apply as there is the option to operate remotely. Candidates located in central and eastern North Carolina are encouraged to apply.
ACT Co-Occurring Disorders SpecialistSeptember 21, 2022Wake CountyUNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental HealthThe Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, fixed-term position at the Clinical Instructor level to join the UNC Wake Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team located in Raleigh and providing services in Wake County.

This position serves as the co-occurring disorders specialist on the team and should have knowledge and familiarity with best-practice therapeutic approaches for adults with primary psychotic disorders with co-occurring substance use disorders. This position is responsible for the coordination of ACT services for an assigned group of individuals served by the ACT Team, including clinical assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, such as integrated dual disorders treatment and will require knowledge of appropriate interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing among others.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Applicants must hold a master’s degree in the human services field (Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, etc.). Applicants must hold or be pursuing licensure (full or provisional) or certification through the North Carolina Addiction Specialists Professional Practice board.
Co-occurring Disorder SpecialistSeptember 9, 2022Raleigh, NCEasterseals UCP NC & VA, Inc.$2,000 Sign-on Bonus

This is a service provided by an interdisciplinary team that ensures service availability 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions wherever and whenever needed. A service recipient is referred to the Assertive Community Treatment Team service when it has been determined that his/her needs are so pervasive and/or unpredictable that they cannot be met effectively at a less restrictive level of care. The ACT team shall be staffed with a co-occurring disorder specialist who shall meet Qualified Professional status according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104, and have a designation of CCS, LCAS, LCAS-A, or CADC.

Essential Job Functions:

Conducts comprehensive substance abuse assessments considering the relationship between substance use and mental health.
Assesses, tracks and documents individual’s stages of change readiness and stages of treatment.
Uses outreach and motivational interviewing techniques to work with individuals in earlier stages of change readiness.
Facilitates access to 12-step groups and other community supports.
Uses cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention to work with beneficiaries in later stages of change readiness.
Ensures that the team’s treatment approaches are consistent with individual’s stages of change readiness;
Facilitates the Person Centered Planning process for individual’s as assigned.
Serves as a consultant and educator to fellow ACT team members on the topic of integrated dual disorder treatment (IDDT) and motivational interviewing.
Provides structured face-to-face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the individual’s level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
Provides psychosocial rehabilitative interventions and case coordination.
Meet critical standards contained in the most current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT Teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Mental Health Services.
Prepares and submits documentation accurately and on time
Participates in peer review

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Must hold a bachelor’s degree. A human services degree is preferred.
Must be certified as a CCS, LCAS, CCAS or CADC (required)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license.
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and assign priorities.
Certification as a medical administrative technician or equivalent preferred.
Required experience in mental health environment must be met prior to hire.
ACTT Team LeadSeptember 8, 2022Forsyth CountyDaymark Recovery ServicesThe ACT Team Leader is a full-time leader/supervisor that is responsible for both clinical and administrative supervision of the team. This position requires experience in working with persons who have severe and persistent mental illness, understanding of the importance of delivering service as a team and in accordance to the National Program Standards for ACT services, the ability to be an excellent communicator, demonstrate excellent clinical judgment, adhere to a recovery philosophy of care, have excellent leadership skills and management abilities.

Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, from an accredited college or university. Three to five years of clinical practice experience. Prefer 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience.

Certificates, License, Registration: Must be Licensed or Certified in Area of Practice: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Practicing Psychologist, Registered Nurse and/or licensed or certified in a related human services field.
CST ParaprofessionalSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthProvides psychoeducation as indicated in the PCP
Assists with crisis interventions
Assists the Team Lead with behavioral and substance use disorder interventions
Assists with the development of relapse prevention and disease management strategies
Participates in the initial development, implementation, and ongoing revision of the PCP
Communicates the beneficiary’s progress and the effectiveness of the strategies and interventions to the Team Lead as outlined in the PCP

The paraprofessional mental health work may have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school degree, and has work experience with adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human-services needs. May have related training (e.g., certified occupational therapy assistant, home health care aide) or work experience (e.g., teaching) and life experience. Skill and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent metal illness and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
ACTT Team LeaderSeptember 8, 2022Watauga CountyDaymark Recovery ServicesThe ACT Team Leader is a full-time leader/supervisor that is responsible for both clinical and administrative supervision of the team. This position requires experience in working with persons who have severe and persistent mental illness, understanding of the importance of delivering service as a team and in accordance to the National Program Standards for ACT services, the ability to be an excellent communicator, demonstrate excellent clinical judgment, adhere to a recovery philosophy of care, have excellent leadership skills and management abilities.

Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, from an accredited college or university. Three to five years of clinical practice experience. Prefer 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience.

Certificates, License, Registration: Must be Licensed or Certified in Area of Practice: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Practicing Psychologist, Registered Nurse and/or licensed or certified in a related human services field.
CST Substance Abuse SpecialistSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthConduct Substance Abuse Assessments
Coordinate treatment plan with team members
Implement individual-level counseling
Coordinate group counseling
Assist in developing PCP for individuals served
Assist with crisis interventions
Any other applicable duties requested by supervisor and Agency
Assist with beneficiary housing search including engaging landlords to rent to beneficiaries and writing reasonable accommodation letters
Assist in developing daily living skills to stabilize and maintain housing

Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, Certified Chemical Addiction Specialist. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client right and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
Transportation StaffSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthThe purpose of the transportation staff is to safely transport the clients of NC Brookhaven Behavioral Health to various places in the community, including but not limited to doctor’s appointments, therapy sessions, hospital and any other places laid out by the agency; in a timely manner.

Requirements:
Valid Driver’s License
Valid Car Insurance
High School Diploma or equivalent
ACTT Registered NurseSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthThe purpose of the Registered Nurse is to assess physical health needs; make appropriate referrals to community physicians; provide management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing of a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services; and sharing shirt-management responsibility with other staff.

Education:
May have a master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree in nursing, must be a licensed registered nurse. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client right and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
ACTT Substance Abuse SpecialistSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCNC Brookhaven Behavioral HealthConduct Substance Abuse Assessments
Coordinate treatment plan with team members
Implement individual-level counseling
Coordinate group counseling
Assist in developing POC for individuals served
Assist with crisis interventions
Any other applicable duties requested by supervisor and Agency

Education:
Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, Certified Chemical Addiction Specialist. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client right and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license for North Carolina.
ACT QP Substance Use SpecialistSeptember 8, 2022Hendersonville, NCFamily Preservation ServicesThe ACT Team Substance Abuse Counselor provides direct and indirect services to adult consumers with severe and persistent mental illness with co-morbid substance abuse issues, and resulting significant functional impairment. This position provides consult regarding the treatment of all ACTT consumers with an identified SA issue. The ACTT SA Counselor supports consumers challenged with SA issues in changing destructive behaviors and learning new coping skills. This position provides recovery-oriented interventions designed to sustain active community living on as independent a level as possible for each consumer. This position participates in intake, orientation, and treatment planning; screening and assessment; case management; service coordination, consultation, and referral; supportive counseling, education, and skills development; crisis management; and documentation. The ACT Team SA Counselor must be a CCS, LCAS, LCAS-A, or CSAC and meet the status of a Qualified Professional according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104. The ACT Team must operate within the following staff-to-consumer ratios (excluding the Psychiatrist and Program Assistant): 1. Small Team, up to 50 consumers, 1-8 clinical staff to client ratio; 2. Mid-Size or Large Team, 51-120 consumers, 1-9 staff to client ratio.
ACT QPSeptember 8, 2022Hendersonville, NCFamily Preservation Services$2,500 Hiring Bonus!

FPS of NC is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as an ACT Team QP providing direct and indirect services to adult consumers with severe and persistent mental illness and resulting significant functional impairment. This position provides recovery-oriented interventions designed to sustain active community living on an independent level. This position participates in assessments, treatment planning, case management, service coordination and referrals, supportive counseling and skills development. The ACT Team QP must have a Bachelor’s degree and meet the status of a Qualified Professional according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104.

*Position requires the ability for a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the client*
ACT LeadSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCFamily Preservation Services$2,500 Hiring Bonus!

The ACT Team is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as an Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) Lead who provides person-centered services addressing the breadth of an individual’s needs and helping them achieve their personal goals. Thus, a fundamental charge of ACT is to be the first-line (and generally sole provider) of all the services that an individual receiving ACT needs. Being the single point of responsibility necessitates a higher frequency and intensity of community-based contacts and a very low individual-to-staff ratio. Services are flexible; teams offer varying levels of care for all individuals receiving ACT and appropriately adjust service levels given an individual’s changing needs over time.

The Assertive Community Treatment Team Lead is a full-time leader/supervisor that is the clinical and administrative supervisor of team members who also functions as a practicing clinician on the ACT Team. The team leader at a minimum must have a Master’s degree and meet the status of a Qualified Professional according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104. The ACT Team Lead shares responsibility with the ACT Team Psychiatrist for clinical supervision of all team members as well as for clinical treatment of all consumers.
ACT SU SpecialistSeptember 8, 2022Asheville, NCFamily Preservation Services$2,000 Hiring Bonus!

The ACT Team Substance Use Counselor provides direct and indirect services to adult consumers with severe and persistent mental illness with co-morbid substance abuse issues, and resulting significant functional impairment. This position provides consult regarding the treatment of all ACTT consumers with an identified SA issue. The ACTT SU Counselor supports consumers challenged with SA issues in changing destructive behaviors and learning new coping skills. This position provides recovery-oriented interventions designed to sustain active community living on as independent a level as possible for each consumer. This position participates in intake, orientation, and treatment planning; screening and assessment; case management; service coordination, consultation, and referral; supportive counseling, education, and skills development; crisis management; and documentation. The ACT Team must operate within the following staff-to-consumer ratios (excluding the Psychiatrist and Program Assistant): 1. Small Team, up to 50 consumers, 1-8 clinical staff to client ratio; 2. Mid-Size or Large Team, 51-120 consumers, 1-9 staff to client ratio.
Employment Support Professional (QP)
September 2, 2022High Point, NCRHA Health ServicesWe are hiring for:
IPS Employment Support Professional / Qualified Professional QP
Location:
High Point, NC
Type:
Regular
If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!
Job Summary:
This position requires an energetic and organized person with proven knowledge, skills, and abilities in achieving quantitative placement goals, knowledge and experience preparing clients for employment, developing unsubsidized jobs with private and public employers, placing clients into jobs, and providing follow-up support services to assure job retention. Must demonstrate and apply knowledge about disabilities, including disability and privacy laws. Ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff, exhibit effective customer service skills, promote client self-advocacy skills and counseling skills. This position provides and coordinates a wide range of supportive employment services. The program’s practice model is based on the Individual Supportive Employment with Long-Term Vocational Supports as defined by the Department of Justice. Assist adults with a wide range of mental health issues and conditions in obtaining employment.
We are Looking for an IPS Employment Support Professional / Qualified Professional to Join our Team!!!!
Payrate: $16.00 an hour
Do others look to you for advice and counseling when they’re considering job choices? Are you patient, and known as a life coach among your friends?

Then you may be a great fit with RHA Health Services:

RHA has been helping people with disabilities and special needs, and their families, make choices to live more independently for more than 35 years. Integrity, high standards for quality, hard work are at the core of every RHA disability assistance program.

RHA is looking for passionate, driven, and resourceful candidates for our Employment Support Professional position.

Job Summary
This position requires an energetic and organized person with proven knowledge, skills and abilities in achieving quantitative placement goals, knowledge and experience preparing clients for employment, developing unsubsidized jobs with private and public employers, placing clients into jobs, and providing follow-up support services to assure job retention. Must demonstrate and apply knowledge about disabilities, including disability and privacy laws. Ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff, exhibit effective customer service skills, promote client self-advocacy skills and counseling skills. This position provides and coordinates a wide range of supportive employment services. The program’s practice model is based on the Individual Supportive Employment with Long-Term Vocational Supports as defined by the Department of Justice. Assist adults with a wide range of mental health issues and conditions in obtaining employment.
Education/Experience/Certifications/Licenses/Physical Demands
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and at least 2 years of experience working with adults with mental health, and/or substance abuse. Prefers 2 years experience in recruitment / job placement
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in a non-human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 4 years experience working with adults with mental health, and/or substance abuse.
Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug-screening exam, and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Our ideal candidate can excel at the following job-related responsibilities
Clinical team integration (with Employment Support Professionals as members of a clinical team); participate in ongoing collaboration with client’s treatment team for clinical consultation, employment plan or for the development of behavioral health support services.
Assist clients in making the decision as to whether they will disclose their disability to an employer, ensuring that individuals have all necessary information available on the potential ramifications of their choices, and promoting their preferences and self-determination.
Provide support for individuals in a variety of ways such as vocational assessment, job development, training, technical assistance, monitoring safety conditions, transportation and follow – along support.
Receive, review, process, file and/or submit a variety of documents and reports and electronic files on client’s including time studies, performance ratings, time sheets, data sheets, production sheets, professional contact sheets, accident reports, client satisfaction surveys, etc.
Establish a job matrix (accounts) to support employment interest expressed by clients served. Engage clients and assist them in identifying areas of employment interest.
Provide ongoing individual support and encouragement to clients.
Match job seeking clients and employers using a variety of professional job placement and job development skills.
Provide follow along supports and retention services including on site job coaching to ensure client success and employer satisfaction.
Provide ongoing client vocational assessment, developing client employment goals and job support plans.
Maintain accurate, clinically sound, and up-to-date documentation as required associated with billing, assessment, treatment, person’s progress, clinical team and other activities.
Completes observations of service users in all of their settings, (i.e. school, home, community, etc.) to ensure that all policies, procedures, and program data are in place and being implemented correctly.
Works closely with other clinical/professional staff to maintain communication and provide feedback, standard procedures, expedite employment plan implementation.
Assist clients in obtaining information about benefits and how they are impacted by the client’s employment.
Provide education/support to employers as agreed upon with clients.
Participate as a member of a supported employment team consisting of a clinical director, peer support staff and mental health professionals. Engage clients and assist them in identifying areas of employment interest.
Document results of observations, consultations, and meetings to address client-related issues.
Completes NCTOPPS and Utilization Reviews.
Stays updated on RHA policies and procedures, service manuals, IPRS guidelines and other regulations.
Draft responses to and implement changes brought about by Quality Assurance audits and/or other regulatory agencies. Maintains all services in compliance with IPRS regulations without condition level deficiencies.
Monitors and ensures the protection of service users’ rights on an on-going basis.
Follow MHDDSAS regulations and guidelines for supported employment.
Assist in conducting screening and assessment procedures with individuals.
Train, oversee and direct the activities of individuals while performing job duties.
Work as liaison between the employer and employee to ensure needs are met.
Provide support for individuals in a variety of ways such as assessment, job development, training, technical assistance, monitoring safety conditions, providing transportation and follow – along support.
Establish and maintain good relationships with various individuals and agencies including area supervisors, referring agencies, VR counselors, parents/guardians, case workers, employers, etc.
Receive, review, process, file and/or submit a variety of documents and reports and electronic files on individuals including time studies, performance ratings, time sheets, data sheets, production sheets, professional contact sheets, accident reports, client satisfaction surveys, etc.
Core Individual Contributor Competencies

RHA’s Competencies are a reflection of our 7 Habits Culture of Caring and Leadership

Serving the People we Support / Customers – Supports our Culture of Caring
Has sufficient knowledge of the services and helps the people we support or our customers enthusiastically; communicates well with the people we support and customers and follows up as necessary is always professional and represents the organization positively.

Accepting Responsibility – Supported by Being Proactive
Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes; and uses them as opportunities for learning and development; openly discusses his or her actions and their consequences, both good and bad.

Supporting Organizational Goals – Supported by Beginning with the End in Mind
Actively supports organizational goals and values; aligns actions around organizational goals; gives priority to organizational needs and concerns when making decisions.

Managing Time – Supported by Putting First Things First
Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedule and timetables; sensitive to the use of other people’s time.

Supporting Co-Workers – Supported by Thinking Win-Win
Contributes to team performance by providing encouragement and support. Helps others overcome obstacles and successfully accomplish goals.

Attentive Listening – Supported by Seeking First to Understand, then to be Understood
Uses active listening techniques to avoid distractions and show interest in what the speaker has to say; is open to other viewpoints and clarifies points of contention; demonstrates patience while listening to others and does not interrupt.

Solving Complex Problems – Supported by ‘Synergize’
Effective at thinking through complex problems and information; uses traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Seeks to accept and build off the ideas of others for solutions others may not have considered.

Pursuing Self Development – Supported by Sharpening the Saw
Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his or her career; seeks feedback on ways to increase his or her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities.
The ideal candidate for the Employment Professional position must have a flexible schedule and reliable transportation. Previous experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right person.
We offer the following benefits to employees:
Payactiv: early access to the money you’ve earned from hours you’ve already worked, before payday!
Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!
Paid Time Off (full-time employees only)
Health/Insurance (full-time employees only)
401(k) retirement savings program
Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and Financial
Chronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes (for qualifying employees)
Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities
contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefits
If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.
EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.
Trainer/Consultant-Institute for Best PracticesSeptember 1, 2022Carrboro, NCInstitute for Best PracticesInstitute for Best Practices
Trainer/Consultant-Institute for Best PracticesSeptember 1, 2022Carrboro, NCInstitute for Best PracticesThe Institute for Best Practices is hiring!
We are seeking strong candidates for three open training and consultant positions. Our team has experience and expertise in individual placement and support (IPS-SE) model of supported employment, assertive community treatment (ACT), and broadly in providing housing supports to those with serious mental illness in the community.
The links below take you to two position postings, both of which have a minimum requirement of a master’s degree, and a third is soon forthcoming with a minimum qualification of a bachelor’s degree. Both listings are written in a similar manner, and you only need to apply to one.


Our priorities are to:

Increase our staff capacity to support IPS-SE teams in North Carolina, which includes assisting with fidelity evaluations, training, and coaching.
Enhance our staff capacity to provide direct support to community support teams (CSTs), Transition Management Services (TMS), and ACT — all service lines designed to providing a Housing First approach to supporting people with serious mental illness succeed in the community.
Continue to enhance our own compliment of diversity within our trainer and consultant team, which includes trainers and consultants with lived experience in the mental health system.
Continue to enhance the accessibility and quality of services for those with mental illness who are currently or wishing to live and work in more integrated community settings both in North Carolina and across the U.S.
https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/238677

Think you are qualified and interested? Please apply!