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Lead Counselor (8352)

Company: Lutheran Services Florida Careers
Location: Elberta
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, and communities are vibrant.
LSF is looking for a talented Lead Counselor -who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.
This position is on-call.
Purpose & Impact:
The Lead Counselor will supervise clinical aspects of professional therapy, case management, and professional training in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.
Essential Functions:

  • Supervise professional work of assigned clinical staff.
  • Assures that assigned clinical program meets or exceeds all licensing and quality assurance standards promulgated by DJJ, C&F, the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services, and other such agencies.
  • Assures professional development of assigned staff for quality service delivery.
  • Maintains effective system of case management and client record keeping.
  • Responsible for carrying pager to provide clinical on-call.
  • Initiates, implements and maintains quality training program for assigned degree and licensure candidates.
  • Participates in variety of staff conferences and meetings.
  • Assures that the region's statistical data is collected and submitted for processing accurately. Assures that NETMIS data collection forms are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for case staffing and supervision.
  • Provides individual, family, group and crisis counseling to client population. Counseling for centralized intake may include "in-home" as needed.
  • Develops and conducts training for both clinical and residential staff in coordination with the Clinical Services Manager.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Physical Requirements:
    Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours, be flexible to rotate on-call as needed, be able to travel as needed.

    • Must possess a master's degree in human services. This requirement may not be waived. Must be licensed or license eligible.
    • Must have minimum of 3 years clinical experience working with troubled youth, preferably adolescents, and their families. Prior supervisory experience highly desirable.

      Skills/Abilities: - -

      • Self-starter, who can work independently and is unafraid to make decisions.
      • Must be able to seek out supervision and help when needed.
      • Interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving, written and verbal communication, and time management skills are required along with the ability to transfer knowledge to others.
      • Computer knowledge preferred.
      • Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.
      • Must be well organized, effective administrator, as well as excellent clinician; able to work effectively with others; good communicator and loyal team player.
      • Team player with co-workers, administrators and funders.
      • Accurate, complete, and timely submission of required statistical reports.
      • Adherence to all licensing and quality assurance standards.
      • Effective and efficient staff and case supervision.
      • Adherence to agency policies and procedures.
      • Professionalism in all LSF matters.

        Why work for LSF?
        LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need.?Mission Driven -staff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of -those in need. Our staff additionally find -growth opportunities -as they explore areas of interest within the?organization.?
        Amazing benefits package including:

        • Medical, dental and vision
        • Teladoc (24/7 access to doctors)
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Long-term disability
        • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary), AD&D
        • Health and dependent care FSA
        • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
        • Generous PTO policy
        • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match
        • Tuition reimbursement

          Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida Careers, Pensacola , Lead Counselor (8352), Other , Elberta, Florida

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