Bilingual Clinician (Spanish-Speaking)
Noank Community Support Services is looking for a bilingual Clinician for our Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Residential Shelter. The Clinician is responsible for the day-to-day clinical management of the house milieu in concert with the Program Director. There is a Sign-On Bonus for this position.
- Coordinate clinical services for Unaccompanied Children (UC) according to ORR guidelines.
- Conduct mental health assessments for UC.
- Provide ongoing individual and group counseling sessions.
- Provide mental health crisis intervention.
- Document all clinical encounters per ORR guidelines.
- Acts as liaison to all residents and services along with case managers.
- Participates in the Agency’s on-call service.
- Attend weekly staff meetings and weekly case review meetings with the Federal Field Specialist and Care Coordinator.
- Performs other duties at the request of the Program Director.
NCSS Clinicians are selected based on their formal training and clinical experience in working with traumatized adolescents. Clinicians must have an advanced degree in the field of mental health or a related field, such as Masters in Social Work (MSW) (license preferred). The program strives to employ clinicians who are culturally competent and who have experience working with abused, neglected, and traumatized adolescents. *Bilingual Spanish-Speaking is REQUIRED.*
The Clinician is required to be able to operate a personal computer with proficiency in the use of web-based platforms and Microsoft Word. The applicant must pass a national background check conducted by fingerprints, a state police background check, a drug screening exam, a CT DCF protective service background check, and a motor vehicle check.
Part Time Life Skills Companion
We are looking for part time Life Skills Companions for work in the community. Life Skills Companions provide face-to-face supportive assistance that enables our adult 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 Life Skills Companion 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.
- 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.
Driver for Student Transportation Vehicle – Per Diem
We are looking for per diem drivers with a “V” endorsement to transport our clients to and from school and other appointments.
Requirements for this position include:
- Must have and maintain a “V” endorsement.
- 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.