Company: Oakland Family Services
Posted on: January 7, 2022
This position offers a $5,000 Signing Bonus
Openings in Pontiac, Walled Lake, Berkley
About Oakland Family ServicesOakland Family Services is a private,
not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs
from our offices and within our community located throughout
Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services,
Oakland Family Services reaches more than 40,000 individuals and
18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work
environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional
colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible
work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance
initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us
in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while
building your OWN brighter professional future.Position
ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking motivated Masters prepared
clinicians with child, adolescent and adult experience to provide
direct mental health and substance abuse treatment to a diverse
population. The Clinician is responsible to: obtain, analyze and
evaluate case data, develop an understanding of the clients
situation and to develop goals and planned responses, carry out the
plan and/or alter the plan as new understandings demand, analyze
and evaluate the course and results of the treatment process.
Additionally, the Clinician will perform the administrative tasks
related to assigned caseload and other work assignments as required
by the agency; provide assistance, support and leadership to other
staff members through consulting, teaching and other means as
appropriate; coordinate program activities when assigned to do
Specific Duties/Job ExpectationsProfessional Practice
- The Clinician provides appropriate service to an
undifferentiated caseload in accordance with agency needs and the
skill level of the worker. The number of client contacts that the
worker will be expected to have will be established by
- The Clinician is responsible to: obtain, analyze and evaluate
case data; develop an understanding of the client's situation and
to develop goals and planned responses; carry out the plan and/or
alter the plan as new understandings demand; analyze and evaluate
the course and results of the treatment process.
- Additional duties may include: client intake; volunteer
recruitment and supervision, assignment to specific agency work
sites; assignment to a special project or contract; provision of
leadership to educational or counseling or volunteer groups; to
work with community problems as interest and skill indicates; and
other duties as assigned.
- Full time Clinicians are expected to produce a specified number
of direct contact units per week.
- Perform the administrative tasks related to assigned caseload
and other work assignments as required by the agency.
- Perform selected and additional administrative assignments as
required, including student supervision.
- Provide assistance, support and leadership to other staff
members through consulting, teaching and other means as
appropriate, and to coordinate program activities when assigned to
- Other duties as assigned.Evaluative Study
- Participates in studies of particular problems or of practice;
provides data; suggests areas for study; and assists in the
clarification of problems.
- LMSW highly preferred. Master's level licensure required.
- CAADC or Development Plan eligible.
- Masters Degree from an accredited school of social work or
related field, and licensure commensurate with accrued experience
and degree obtained.
- Special abilities, skills, and credentials such as substance
abuse qualification, child abuse or sexual abuse treatment
experience, and geriatric experience, where positions have a major
focus in the specialty area.
- Demonstrate competence in the establishment of rapport and
responsive behaviors with clients; understand the needs of
individuals and families in crisis including the unique service
needs of victims of violence, abuse, or neglect and their family
members (including the mandatory reporting requirements); exhibit
an awareness and understanding of cultural identity and relevant
interventions, display an understanding of the basic health and
medical needs of the service population; are knowledgeable about
the procedures for working with foreign language speakers and
persons with communication impairments; and are familiar with
public assistance and government subsidies.
- Ability to access financial and other community resources;
identify the impact of the socioeconomic environment on the service
population; and empower clients and their families to advocate on
their own behalf.
- Ability and willingness to conduct outreach in the
- Special abilities and skills necessary to perform the required
tasks and that best meet the needs of the agency also will be
considered. Particular standards above may be waived when
compensating specifications or circumstances exist.by Jobble
Keywords: Oakland Family Services, Pontiac , Outpatient Clinician, Other , Pontiac, Michigan
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