The Readjustment Counseling Service is recruiting for 1 Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor vacancy at the following location: Eureka, California NOTE: This position is multi-disciplinary and can be filled by: Social Worker, Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, and Psychologist. As the Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, (Vet Center Director) he/she will be on a multidisciplinary team that is located in a community-based Vet Center that provides veterans with community outreach, counseling, therapy, treatment and direct services and referral to VA and community resources and community education regarding the problems and needs of the veteran. The Vet Center Director conducts interviews and counseling with clients and provides social/psychological assessment and treatment to clients; crisis intervention and both short and long-term services. He/she provides guidance and consultation to other team members conducting interviews, counseling, and therapy. The selectee is responsible for establishing, maintaining and conducting outreach activities with veterans, community and service organizations, business and industry, professionals and the public; The Vet Center Director provides direct social work intervention involving serious and complicated problems frequently encountered by veterans and their families or significant others; Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, communicated through the formal employee performance management system. The selectee performs program analysis, development, review, research, design, and public contact work. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance; Resolves informal complaints and grievances. The Vet Center Director develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary; Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters; Reviews and approves or time and leave authorization for all Vet Center staff. Preferred Experience: Working with combat veterans in providing family counseling services. Working with veterans who were sexually traumatized/harassed while in the military. Conducting psycho-social assessments and the provision of processing psychotherapy for trauma related conditions. Implement treatment plans for combat Veterans/and their families. Telework schedules: Not authorized for this position. Virtual work schedules: Not authorized for this position. Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor Supervisor Relocation / Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized for this position. Relocation Expenses: Not authorized for this position. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. may include some evenings and weekends. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.