Youth Villages *LifeSet Specialist

Youth Villages Lexington, Kentucky
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November 28, 2022
Youth Villages
Lexington, Kentucky
FULL_TIME

Overview

  • Carry a maximum caseload of 8-10 young adults
  • Meet with the young adult a minimum of one time per week, increasing and decreasing as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on the basis of clinical need.
  • Provide on call crisis support to the client 24 hours a day 7 days a week (alternating on-call duties).
  • Provide accurate and complete information to Clinical Supervisor in a timely manner in the event of a crisis situation.
  • Implement suggestions of interventions provided by supervisor and/or consultant in a timely manner to be reflected in the next treatment plan cycle.
  • Participate weekly in all supervision exercises to ensure the appropriate conceptualization and implementation of treatment.
  • Provide all therapeutic services in accordance with Youth Villages' Mission and Values and LifeSet Model Principles.
  • Conduct on-going assessment of the young adult's needs from a strength focused, solution-based perspective.
  • Engage and align with the young adult and their support system to elicit full participation in treatment.
  • Additional Information

    Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
    Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
    Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
    A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
    Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
    One year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is required
    Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

    COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

    As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.

    Benefits

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    401(k)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    11 paid holidays

    Paid Parental Leave
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

    Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision

    Growth & development through continuous training

    Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

    Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.


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