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Clinical Counselor Trainee - Emergency Services - HIRING BONUS

Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Hours: full-time, (37.5 hours per week), must be flexible to work day, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. 3 days per week, with 12.5-hour shifts.Location: Lynchburg VA, 24501$10,000 HIRING BONUSThis position is currently offering a $10,000 hiring bonus, with $5,000 paid at 8 months with satisfactory job performance and the balance of $5,000 paid at 14 months with satisfactory job performance. This hiring bonus is limited to new hires only, or otherwise, individuals not having been employed with Horizon up to 1 year from the date the application is received.After being provided training, employees are promoted to the position of ES Clinician-LMHP-E, with a competitive promotional salary increase. In addition, upon promotion to ES Clinician-LMHP-E, employees performing emergency services duties receive a 10% pay differential above their base salary after completion of pre-screener training.Starting your mental health counseling career path with Horizon Community Services Board (CSB) offers several valuable benefits:Professional clinical supervision towards licensure at no cost to youFull reimbursement for Virtual CE'sHybrid of telehealth and on-site scheduleBest mental health service training in VA based on largest staff of seasoned licensed professionals and 50+ years operation in Central VirginiaRequired Education and Experience for Emergency Services Clinician - Trainee:60-hour Master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field that will qualify the candidate with the Virginia Board of Counseling to receive clinical supervision toward licensure.No professional experience required. Upon completion of the required training modules and approval to be a Certified Pre-Admission Screener the individual will be eligible to become Clinician-LMHPE with automatic pay increase.To meet the rising needs of our community, Horizon Behavioral Health is now hiring new mental health professionals for Emergency Services Clinician - Trainee. If you are an experienced Emergency Services Clinician or Professional Counselor, please see alternate posting in our online career center for Emergency Services Clinician - LMHP-E/LMHP. This posting is for a trainee position that does not require experience.Position SummaryThe ES Clinician Trainee will respond to requests from the agency and the community for crisis intervention services, including limited-term crisis Intervention information and referral to community resources, and/or pre-admission screening for inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment. This position will develop working relationships with area hospitals, schools, social services, law enforcement and other community partners; by actively providing consultation, support and education.Related Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of clinical supervision requirements and techniques; Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance individual treatment and access the community resources; Knowledge of the principles, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse; Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfactionAbility to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; including both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed; Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holidays, etc.) as required; Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to clients in other locations. Regular attendance at training and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites.About Horizon:Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether your passions be hiking on the vast Appalachian Trials, kayaking through the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, and performing arts that placed it at the top of the list by as the 2019 best place for millennials to move. Horizon is also the proud recipient of Living in Lynchburg's 2021 Giving Back Award, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, Best Place to Work by Lynchburg Business Magazine in 2018, and AGAIN in 2023!Employment with a VA Community Services Board (CSB) offers unexpectedly great benefits that include participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS); life, health, dental, and vision insurance; generous annual leave, sick leave and paid holidays. Horizon's clinical sites are NHSC/HRSA approved for clinical student loan repayment, and qualify for both the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the Behavioral Health State Loan Repayment (BHLRP) Programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply - Please visit our online career center at Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Health, Lynchburg , Clinical Counselor Trainee - Emergency Services - HIRING BONUS, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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