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Forensic Counselor/Social Worker - Oneida County Jail

Company: Helio Health
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Helio Health is on a mission to treat and promote recovery from the effects of substance use, mental health disorders, and other behavioral healthcare issues. This includes general healthcare, housing services, training and family support. To support the mission of Helio Health we are seeking dedicated and passionate Forensic Counselor/Social Worker to provide mental health and/or substance use disorder counseling to our patients at the Oneida County Jail. This position works a 4-day schedule, 10 hour shifts each day.In addition to Helio Health's comprehensive benefits package, Full-Time Licensed Counselors are eligible for a Sign-On Incentive up to $3,500 or $8,000.00 depending upon licensure!Responsibilities:Maintain a case load.Perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.Assist with the training of staff, volunteers and student interns as assigned.Exhibit exemplary knowledge of the biopsychosocial process of substance use disorders/recovery, behavioral health, self-help group processes, and principles of counseling.Relate effectively with staff, patients, and professional community while upholding appropriate standards of confidentiality.Qualifications:Qualified Health Professional (CASAC, LMSW, LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent licensure or permit eligible)LMSW or Master's Degree in Social WorkTwo years employment experience in the Human Services field.CASAC-T or CASAC certification preferred by not requiredAn equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements.Proficiency with basic computer applications. Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partnersDental insurance Paid vacation leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!Paid sick leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!Paid holidays, including birthday holiday401 (k) plan - No Waiting Period for Enrollment!Company-paid short-term disability insuranceCompany-sponsored life insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local law.IND123B

Keywords: Helio Health, Utica , Forensic Counselor/Social Worker - Oneida County Jail, Other , Utica, New York

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