LifeSet Specialist

Youth Villages

Youth Villages

Waynesville, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

LifeSet Specialist

Requisition ID
2024-20966
Job Locations
NC-Waynesville
Program
LifeSet
Relocation Assistance
No
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Overview

Candidate must live in Jackson, Swain or Macon county

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. Following the completion of a recent randomized clinical trial, we are in the process of expanding our transitional living program (LifeSet) in North Carolina. The clinical trial showed positive effects across several points of measurement and we are looking for mission-driven individuals to help us implement it at a greater scale.

Responsibilities

Program Overview


Our LifeSet Transitional Living Specialists provide their 16-22 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources. These specialists are able to help young adults become self-sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education by forming therapeutic relationships with program participants, families, friends, and other key community stakeholders.

Position Overview

  • Handle a caseload of 8 16-22 year old clients
  • Create individual service plans with each client based on their goals in order to transition into adulthood.
  • Work collaboratively with the individual, family and community.

Additional Information

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

Qualifications

Requirements


A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required

Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
Experience in a clinical or case management setting
Experience with population
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
401(k)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision

Growth & development through continuous training

Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

Salary: 50,000 - 58,000 depending on education and clinical license

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

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