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Therapist - Permanent Supportive Housing

Heartland Family Service Omaha, NE

We are incredibly proud of the workplace we’ve built. As Heartland Family Service continues to serve the most vulnerable individuals and families in our community, we need a reliable, adaptable, and detail-oriented therapist to help us engage and provide therapeutic services to people who have experienced long term homelessness and those with histories of trauma. 


Founded in 1875, our agency has grown over the years to address most of the challenges children, adults, families, and communities face across the lifespan, including substance use, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence/sexual assault, human trafficking, homelessness, juvenile justice, mental health, neighborhood distress, and poverty. Today, we offer 42 programs from 20 locations in east central Nebraska and southwest Iowa. At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that values and celebrates diversity in addition to creating a trauma-informed environment.


This position serves as a substance use and mental health therapist to individuals and families participating in our Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) programs in the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Area. PSH provides financial assistance and supportive services to individuals and families who have experienced long term homelessness and those with a disability. The goal of the program is to assist people with obtaining and maintaining housing through supportive services such as case management and mainly in home therapy services to help support skills needed in order to maintain housing independently. This position will work in collaboration with a team of case managers.

Compensation: Provisional therapist starting at $50,000
Work Scheduled: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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You could be perfect for this opportunity if you have a Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social work and your LMHP or LIMHP in addition to at least three years of experience.  We are looking for someone who has a passion working with individuals and families who have experienced trauma in their lives, embodies the tenants of trauma informed care, someone who is organized, detail-oriented and enjoys working out in the community as well as in a team setting.


  • Casual work environment
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Collaborative team culture
  • Investment in continuous employee learning and development
  • Paid four weeks of FMLA and two weeks of caregiver leave
  • Support in creating a dynamic self-care plan that supports a work/life harmony.
  • Strengths-based professional development and individualized coaching
  • A trauma-informed culture where you are encouraged and supported to show up to work every day exactly as you are!
  • The knowledge your work is helping to provide hope and healing to people who need it most and changing our communities for the better!


Within 3 months, you’ll:

  • Complete onboarding program designed to get you up to speed on our business, vision, departments, programming, and team and gain an understanding about how your role fits into Heartland Family Service’s broader organization mission and strategy.
  • Attend new employee orientation training to learn the mission of the organization, how we are doing, where we are going, and our overall agency philosophy.
  • Work with team and manager to understand work expectations and set goals for the first three months in the role
  • Get to know our policies, procedures, tasks and processes
  • Shadow other team members
  • Partner with manager to define key success metrics for your role and how to keep track of your progress

3- 6 months, you’ll:

  • Be introduced to the clients you will be working with
  • Continue to build your caseload
  • Start providing therapeutic services to clients and manage your own schedule
  • Attend trainings necessary for the position

6 -12 months onwards, you’ll:

  • Conduct evaluations
  • Provide on-going counseling to individuals, couples and families
  • Establish a treatment plan with client participation, which specifies treatment structure, outcomes, goals and objectives
  • Provide mental health crisis intervention as needed
  • Refer clients to other HFS programs and other community services as necessary
  • Complete all documentation for grant, clinical and billing purposes and meet timeliness standards
  • Attend team meetings for review of client progress and coordination of care
  • Meet with program supervisor and clinical supervisor for regular supervision
Date Posted January 14, 2023
Date Closes February 13, 2023
Requisition THERA002637
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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