Vinfen CBFS Outreach Worker, Substance Addiction Coordinator in Somerville, Massachusetts

Requirements

To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills, strong organizational skills and 3-5 years Human Services experience. A master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field along with professional licensure (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC) is required.

All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and have held a valid US drivers license for a minimum of one year and be able to satisfactorily pass a driving check. Additionally, this position requires a fully insured vehicle that you will use in the course of your daily work. You must be willing to transport clients in your vehicle. All candidates for this position must also be able to successfully pass a CORI check. All applicants must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within two weeks of employment and MAP certified within 150 days of employment.

Job Description

Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites with 2,700 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

We are looking for compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide outreach services to clients dually diagnosed with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse living in Cambridge and Somerville. Working as part of a Collaborative Action for Recovery (CAR) team, the Substance Addiction Coordinator will provide comprehensive rehabilitative psychiatric outreach services and substance abuse counseling to adults receiving services under the Department of Mental Health’s Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) model.

This is a fast paced, community based position geared toward helping clients engage in the recovery process and become a part of their community. Using a motivational interviewing and strengths based rehabilitation approach, the Substance Addiction Coordinator will engage with clients and help them evaluate their current life circumstances compared to their hopes, dreams and plans for the future.

To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills, strong organizational skills and 3-5 years Human Services experience. A master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field along with professional licensure (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC) is required.

All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and have held a valid US drivers license for a minimum of one year and be able to satisfactorily pass a driving check. Additionally, this position requires a fully insured vehicle that you will use in the course of your daily work. You must be willing to transport clients in your vehicle. All applicants must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within two weeks of employment and MAP certified within 150 days of employment.

Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have lived experience and/or a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply.

We offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan

  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans

  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)

  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs

  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!

  • Other generous benefits and perks!

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org. Recruiters, please no calls.

Keywords: social services, social worker, substance abuse, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, human services, non-profit, autism, crisis, trauma, advocacy, developmental disability, recovery.

Requisition Number: 10118

Job Title: CBFS Outreach Worker, Substance Addiction Coordinator

Area of Interest: Outreach - Psychiatric Rehabilitation

City: Somerville

State: Massachusetts