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  • One of the leading PACT programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model

  • Empowers the team by modeling strong leadership and conveying the philosophy and principles of the program

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

Seeking full-time Lead Clinician for Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) in the Taunton service area. PACT is a comprehensive, community-based psychiatric program providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to adults with chronic mental illness and some with co-occurring addictions, Axis II and/or chronic medical problems. Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team that also includes a prescriber, two other nurses, vocational specialists, licensed social workers, housing specialists, addictions specialist and a recovery specialist.

The team member we seek is someone with a high level of self motivation, good personal boundaries and a firm belief in the principles of hope and recovery from mental illness. A combination of exceptional clinical and organizational skills is required. Some job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains communication with the PACT Director / Team Leader around team functioning and service delivery
  • Empowers the team by modeling strong leadership and conveying the philosophy and principles of PACT
  • Promotes cross-training/education among various disciplines on the PACT team
  • Facilitates a productive decision-making process around consumer needs
  • Provides supervision and education regarding psychotherapeutic techniques and treatment strategies
  • Supervise the medical record documentation to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Provide on-call crisis interventions and back up according to team’s policy
  • Participate in engaging and motivating team clients in all of the treatment goals of the client while providing direct service

Requirements

A Masters degree in social work, psychiatric rehabilitation or counseling with license or eligible is required. A recovery orientation and supervisory/program management experience preferred. PACT positions are outreach positions and applicants are required to work with clients in their homes and in community settings. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. One evening shift (12-8 pm) per week and every fifth weekend required.

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Program Information

Date posted: 4/13/2017

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Catherine Kelly (catherine.kelly@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780

I don't know where I'd be without the PACT Team. They've helped me get better and get back to a normal life.

- Jim, a CCBC client

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.