At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.
Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce, and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.
If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Professionals at this level are experienced and able to work with a minimum of supervision. High production standards are especially required at this level. The therapist assigned to this program is expected to have a high level of skill in child and adolescent assessment, treatment, and therapeutic family interventions; and to be familiar with evidence based practices as appropriate to this population. This position will provide mental health services to children and their families in a community based intensive outpatient and outpatient substance abuse family treatment program for families involved in the child welfare system. They will also coordinate regularly with the child welfare department, court, and multi-disciplinary teams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
*DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
To excel an individual must demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
Employees are responsible for ensuring the physical and emotional safety for all clients, coworkers, volunteers, and guests of Heartland Family Service. When applicable, employees must also offer reasonable accommodations to enhance feelings of safety and security. Employees must also demonstrate a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, creating an environment where every client, employee and stakeholder can be authentic, valued and supported.
Employees are expected to establish rapport with others and cultivate a relationship based on mutual trust. Employees must contribute to a culture of openness and transparency that is joined with honest communication. Core to this value is accountability. Employees must commit to the personal choice of rising above one's circumstances and demonstrating the ownership necessary for achieving desired results (See it, Own it, Solve it, and Do it).
Understanding motivation is internal and sustained change is only possible by choice, employees will offer options, within the constraints of individual capabilities, regulatory limitations, funding requirements, best practice models, etc., to clients, other employees, and external stakeholders. Staff will use this sharing of power to increase engagement and create buy-in.
In order to achieve high engagement from both clients and employees, all employees are expected to focus on creating a shared relationship between all engaged in services. Employees will rely on a collaborative problem solving and teamwork approach, prioritizing the goals of Heartland Family Service first, the goals of their program second and their personal goals as an individual contributor last.
Employees will focus on each individual's strengths and build upon those strengths. Clients and staff will be given the freedom and support, within the constraints of individual capabilities, regulatory limitations, funding requirements, best practice models, etc., needed to grow and develop while being held accountable for achieving agreed upon goals. Successes and failures will be mined for learning in order to propel continued growth.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
(Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Masters or better in Social Work or related field.
2 years: Experience with Child Welfare Services or Juvenile Services
Experience with infant/child mental health
|Date Posted||August 9, 2017|
|Date Closes||October 8, 2017|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
This job offers the following benefits