Clinical Assessor – JJSAMHP & BCDYH


Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Clinical Assessor to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary team. This full-time opportunity resides at the Durham Youth Home and the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Monday-Friday, 8-5.

What You’ll Do

Complete GAIN assessments on all youth 12 and older referred by the detention center or DJJ within 48 hours of receipt. Collaborate with providers, attend DJJ and detention center staff meetings to provide updates, participate in Alliance meetings for youths in need of mental health services, and link youth to community resources as needed.

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary based on your experience plus enjoy a flexible work schedule.  We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Supervision toward licensure or up to $65/week toward outside supervision
  • PSLF qualifier!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in various community settings, have a passion for helping others, and be able to link clients to community resources. We also require the following:

  • Full or provisional licensure (LCMHC, LMFT, LCSW)
  • We can also accept LCAS or CCS if accompanied by additional licensure
    • Provisional licensure is acceptable with supervision
  • Must have at least two year’s full-time documented experience with adolescent substance-use treatment; preferably with youth involved in Dept. of Juvenile Justice
  • Demonstrated high moral and ethical character and be free of any substantiated charges of abuse or neglect on the NC Healthcare Registry and OIG
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record
  • Bilingual (any language) is a plus!
  • New grads are welcome to apply!

If you’re a kind, Behavioral Health Registered Nurse seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply now at our website: 

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.



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