Job Posting 104604

JOB TITLE LPHA (TEMPORARY GRANT FUNDED)
WAGE $68,315 Annually
JOB STATUS Full-Time
SHIFT 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, variable
POSTING NUMBER #104604
HIRING PROGRAM MH
JOB LOCATION Lytle CRU
BENEFITS Full
POSTING DATE 03/17/22
CLOSING DATE 03/30/22 or until filled
A completed application is required for this position. Proof of education required upon request and requires a valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general direction of the Project Director or designated staff, the LPHA will provide intake and counseling services to referred individuals who are placed at the Lytle Crisis Residential Unit and the Eagle Pass Crisis Residential Unit. Also, provides social and behavior skills training to the individuals enrolled in MCOT services. Performs complex social services work including case management, crisis intervention, diagnostic assessments and collaborate with community agencies. This position also involves communicating with a treatment team for the diagnosis and treatment of clients. Must participate in after-hours crisis consultation on-call rotation and will assist with rapid access intake coverage. This position requires local travel, the ability to work changing shifts to include evenings, some weekend coverage, have rotating days off, and be available to work variable times and at variable locations. Will complete all other duties as assigned to assist CRCS in meeting its goals and objectives. This position provides direct clinical supervision to non-licensed staff. Services will be delivered in person and by video conference. LPHAs are required to document work daily utilizing agency approved software. Constantly exercises vigilance in maintaining confidential files and reports.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications to be eligible for the position:
  • Master's Degree in counseling or social work.
  • Must have & maintain a current license in good standing in the State of Texas. Must be licensed as an LPC, LCSW or LMFT.
  • Must be able to be credentialed through various insurance panels.
  • One-year experience in social, behavioral, or human services, including diagnostics.
  • Must be CBT certified.
  • Crisis Intervention experience.
  • One-year experience working with dually diagnosed mental illness/substance abuse.
  • Supervisory experience.
PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strongly prefer 3 years of work experience in a mental health inpatient program or chemical dependency field.
  • One-year experience in social, behavioral, or human services, including diagnostics.
  • Must be CPT certified.
  • English/Spanish skills; demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English and Spanish.
  • Reside in the service area.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of social work and/or counseling principles, theory, and methods.
  • Knowledge of applied behavioral science and evidenced-based practices in Psychology.
  • Knowledge in the area of enhancing social, psychosocial, or bio psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities.
  • Knowledge in the area of interviewing, assessment and evaluation.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to plan, develop, and implement consumer services.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professional and individuals.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of social work and chemical dependency, anger management, grief, divorce, adoption and the functioning of mental health hospitals and/or out-patient mental health clinics.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professional groups, exercise tact, initiative, and good judgment when dealing with people, prepare reports and recommendations for administrative use.
  • Knowledge of the needs and characteristics associated with the target population.
  • Knowledge of local community resources, how to access those services and use them effectively.
  • Skills in performing assessments and developing a treatment plan for the individual.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently, organizes work efficiently, and responds to the changing needs of the individual.
  • Ability to work in a crisis.
  • Leadership abilities with the ability to identify problems/gaps in service.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to plan, develop, and implement consumer services.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others and provide guidance to other staff.
  • Must have ability to work under conditions requiring physical stamina and ability to work in a stressful environment.
OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Apply in person at:

:19965 FM 3175N, Lytle, Texas


or submit application and resume to:

Camino Real CS
ATTN: HR
P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX. 78052


FAX: 830-772-4304

E-MAIL: Hollyb@caminorealcs.org

PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300
 
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