Social Worker/Counselor

Job description

We are currently searching for a Social Worker/Counselor to provide clinical services to children & their families in Danbury, Bridgeport, New Britain, New Milford or Waterbury.

This is a master’s professional-level clinical position. The Social Worker/Counselor delivers clinical services to children and adolescents birth to age 18 and their families utilizing a variety of treatment modalities, including individual, group, parent and family therapy sessions. 


We have openings in the following areas:

In-home services: Bridgeport, Danbury, New Britain, New Milford, Torrington and Waterbury.

Outpatient (hybrid) services: Danbury, New Milford and Waterbury.

CORE PERFORMANCE FACTORS

Key Direct Services:

  • Designs and implements clinical treatment plans of selected mental and behavioral DSM 5 diagnoses.
  • Provides effective clinical and therapeutic treatment to child and adolescent clients and their families.
  • Provides linkages to social, recreational and vocational resources.
  • Applies experience, knowledge and ability to initiate and establish the clinical process.
  • Assesses the need for referral for psychiatric evaluation.


Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary 
    • In-Home Services $55,120.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $60,320.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
      • In-Home Services Spanish Speaking $60,320.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $65,520.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
    • Outpatient (Hybrid) $54,736.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $60,000.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
      • Outpatient Spanish Speaking (Hybrid) $60,000.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $65,263.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
  • Opportunity for a generous Quarterly Incentive Payment
  • Weekly supervision 
  • Paid professional development days
  • Paid trainings
  • Weekly Payroll with Free Direct Deposit
  • Major Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance, AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule based on Clinician and Client availability
  • Paid Time Off Policy to support Work-Life Balance. Year 1: 4 weeks / Year 2: 5 weeks / Year 3-5: 6 weeks / Year 6-10: 7 weeks / Year 11+: 8 weeks
  • Generous 401(k) match
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • FCA is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

FCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
Related keywords: mental health, clinician, counselor, social work


Job requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • License eligible Master's Degree in Social Work, Professional Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy.
    Social Work Graduates with a LMSW test date and/or Temporary Permit are encouraged to apply
    Professional Counselor and Marriage & Family Therapist graduates, an Associate license is required (LPC-A or LMFTA)
  • Afternoon and evening work hour availability required
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a therapeutic setting is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of psychopharmacology and of the DSM-5.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, interfacing with clients, psychiatrist, state agents as well as with administrative and support staff.