Employment Opportunities


Licensed Clinical Therapist - LCSW/LMFT/LADC/PhD.


Noank Community Support Services' is seeking a group home Licensed Clinical Therapist to be responsible for the day-to-day clinical management of the group home milieu in concert with the Program Director. The Clinical Therapist must maintain all clinical records of each resident; prepare, implement and monitor plans for the care and treatment of each resident; and develop and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Additionally, the Clinical Therapist shall see that the Therapeutic Group Home operates therapeutically, effectively and efficiently. The Clinical Therapist must be willing to maintain flexible hours in order to be available to the program residents and their families in the evenings and weekends. 


MAJOR DUTIES:

  • In concert with the Program Director, assess and evaluates potential residents.
  • Maintain all clinical records:  Initial Treatment Plan, Master Treatment Plan, Psycho-Social Assessments, Therapist Progress Notes for individual, group and family sessions, admitting note, discharge note and discharge summary to follow DCF PNMI standards.
  • Conduct a minimum of twice weekly individual, family, group counseling, and daily group activities.
  • Acts as liaison to all residents and services (i.e. family, schools, juvenile justice agencies, hospital).
  • Participate in the agency’s on-call service.
  • Plan aftercare when residents leave.
  • Develop multi-level milieu: work with Program Director to design services and everyday routines for the residents.
  • Cooperate with any and all agency’s program evaluation process, areas of need such as staff training, etc.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and other pertinent meetings as designated by the Program Director.
  • Performs other duties at the request of the Program Director.

 

Requirements:  A Master's level, licensed clinician, such as LCSW, LMFT, LADC, PhD. REQUIRED.  Familiar with Trauma Theory, Female Development, Female-responsive principles, and relational strength based approaches to care preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must have the ability to operate a personal computer with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and web-based platforms.  The applicant/employee must pass a State Police check, a drug screening exam, a DCF protective service background check, and a motor vehicle check.  EOE




Driver for Student Transportation Vehicle – Part Time

 

Noank Community Support Services (NCSS) is seeking a part-time driver to transport our clients to and from our after school program.  A valid CT driver’s license with a public passenger “V” or "S" endorsement highly preferred. 

Requirements for this position include:

  • Must be 21+ years old
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of driving experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must pass a criminal and Dept of Children and Families background check
  • Must pass a drug test
  • Must acquire a CT DMV public passenger “V” or "S" endorsement (student transportation vehicle)

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Part Time and Per Diem Recovery Assistants

We are seeking part time Recovery Assistants for work in the community.  Recovery Assistants provide face-to-face supportive assistance that enables our clients to maintain a home/apartment, encourages the use of existing natural supports, and fosters involvement in social and community activities. Service activities include: performing household tasks, providing instructive assistance, or cuing to prompt the participant to carry out tasks (e.g., meal preparation; routine household chores, cleaning, laundry, shopping, and bill-paying; and participation in social and recreational activities), and; providing supportive companionship. The Recovery Assistant may also provide instruction or cuing to prompt the participant to dress appropriately and perform basic hygiene functions; supportive assistance and supervision of the participant, and; short-term relief in the home for a participant who is unable to care for himself/herself when the primary caregiver is absent or in need of relief.

Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 18 yrs old
  • Possess at least a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, DMV check, and drug test
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Experience working with clients with chronic mental illness and working with clients in-home preferred

 


For all positions above, please send cover letter and resume to: cwalters@noankcss.org

Fax 860-333-1671

Mail:  NCSS, 306 Thames St., Groton, CT  06340, Attn: C. Walters

Please specify which position you are applying for.