Therapist / Team Lead – LCSW, LCMHC, LMFT, LPA – $3k Sign On Bonus

Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals UCP of North Carolina and Virginia, we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated Team Lead (LCSW, LCMHC, LMFT, LPA) to join our Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT). As an integral part of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work alongside a psychiatrist, clinicians, co-occurring disorder specialists, and other professionals, all committed to transforming the lives of individuals who have not been adequately treated by more traditional treatment services.

What You’ll Do

As an integral member of our ACT team, you will provide supervision and direction for the program from administrative to clinical operations of the service. Your clinical skills and experience will be vital in assessing, planning, developing, coordinating, and providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for individuals under our care. Our team cares directly for our clients in the community, including visits to clients living in their own homes.

We assist individuals in developing the skills, behaviors, and supports they need to live, learn, work, and thrive within their community. In this role, you will:

  • Act as clinical and administrative supervisor of the team, overseeing the operations of the team, providing clinical oversight of services in conjunction with the Psychiatric Care Provider.
  • Provide clinical supervision and supervise team members to assure the delivery of best and ethical practices; modeling behaviors through service provision for the purpose of clinical supervision.
  • Directly provide services to ACT service individuals; take an active role in screening referrals and assessing individuals at intake and functioning as a lead clinician, therefore working closely with a select group of service individuals; facilitate individual’s natural supports; provide structured face-to-face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the recipient’s level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
  • Participate in person-centered planning meetings; coordinate and conduct peer review
  • Provide QA staff service notes and ensure timeliness; approve timesheets and billing, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Ensures incident reports are prepared and submitted on time; manage utilization review 
  • Assist in preparing employee evaluations and in training new employees 

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary ($60,000-$79,000) based on your experience plus enjoy a Monday-Friday work schedule. 

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, as needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • *Payout for bonus is $1,000 at successful completion of 90 days, $1,000 at successful completion of 6 months, $1,000 at successful completion of a year

What We’re Looking For

We’re seeking an empathetic and patient-focused individual who has a strong commitment to the rights and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residence; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. In addition to this, we are looking for

  • A graduate from a college/university with nationally recognized accreditation with a Master’s degree in a related human service field
  • Holds a LCSW, LCMHC, LMFT, or LPA
  • Three years of full-time, post-graduate accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with adults with severe and persistent mental illness (at least one year must be post graduate).
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred

If you are looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this position and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community.

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is an organization where your passion, commitment, and contributions are recognized and valued. Our dynamic team strives to enhance the lives of individuals and families by promoting self-determination, independence, and inclusion within the community. We offer ongoing professional development opportunities and a collaborative, supportive environment that champions diversity, innovation, and excellence. Join us at Easterseals UCP, where your efforts will make a real, positive difference every day.

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.