United Children's Services of Bennington County/ Bennington County Head Start- Early Head Start

Family Outreach Clinician (Early Childhood, Social Work)

Reference ID : 47142
Location : Bennington, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Early Childhood Clinician provides direct services to children and families, allowing easy access, timely response and flexibility to deliver services that are home and community based in a family centered approach.


Duties

DIRECT CLINICAL SERVICES:

Provides assessment and counseling to children, families and/or groups with behavioral and/or emotional mental health needs. Services will be provided in the home, school or office, as needed. Facilitates referrals and communication between agencies for other services on behalf of the child. Attends team meetings to plan and monitor services. Provides case management, collateral contact and social support, as needed. 

 

CASE MANAGEMENT & SERVICE COORDINATION:

Makes home visits to support families. Facilitates communication between agencies on behalf of the child. Attends team meetings to plan and monitor services. Provides case management, collateral contact and social support, as needed.

 

CONSULTATION/EDUCATION SERVICES:

Provides consultation services to teachers, community partners, and school personnel, as needed. Consultation can be educational or evaluative. Also provides consultation and support to staff.

 

CLINICAL RECORD-KEEPING:

Initiates and maintains, in a timely and thorough manner, the wide variety of record keeping and administrative documentation required to account for services provided to consumers - including, but not limited to, consumer specific assessments, case services, progress notes, time sheets, schedules, billing reports to third party payers and assigned periodic reports. Follows all UCS record-keeping procedures and performs other duties as necessary.


ADMINISTRATIVE:

Attends all UCS and community meetings necessary to promote coordination and communication


Requirements

  • Master's degree in a relevant field with some experience providing counseling services to families and children.
  • Vermont Licensed or on track for licensure in Vermont as as a Social Worker, Psychology or Mental Health Professional
  • VT Non Licensed/Non Certified Psychotherapist (Rostered) at a minimum while working towards licensure
  • Driver's license
  • Reliable transportation
  • Experience in crisis intervention required

Nice To Haves



Benefits


Employee perks and benefits include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Matching Contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Employer Sponsored Disability Income Benefits
  • Paid Leave
  • Relias On-Line Learning System Access
  • Employer Sponsored Training and Development (including CPR, CPI, Mental Health First Aid)
  • Emergency Loan and Leave Bank Programs
  • Professional License Fee Reimbursements
  • Applicant Referral Bonus
  • Award winning Worksite Wellness Program
  • Access to corporate discounts and company events

About Us


United Children's Services of Bennington County/ Bennington County Head Start- Early Head Start operates 5STAR sites in North Bennington, Bennington, and Pownal VT, and serving children ages 6 weeks- 5 years and their families with comprehensive early childhood education. Our programs make up the Early Childhood Services Division of our grantee agency, United Counseling Services.


We are proud to announce that UCS has been selected as the Best Place to Work and the Best Community Service Organization for the 2020 Readers Choice award!


An established leader and provider of health and human services in Southern Vermont, United Counseling Service provides nearly 3,000 people each year with a broad range of mental health, developmental and children's services along with early childhood education. Approximately 300 employees are making a positive difference at 16 facilities operating throughout Bennington County.


Our employees are creative, thoughtful, energetic, forward thinking and empowered. UCS is living its mission: Building a stronger community by empowering individuals to live healthy and meaningful lives. If you want to make a difference and help those who need it most, consider joining our team. UCS is a great place to work and a great place to get care.

UCS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Apply online, or contact us

Division of Human Resources

(802) 442-5491

careers@ucsvt.org



Minimum Education : Master
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Bennington, VT

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