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Respite Clinician - Part time (20hrs/week)

Respite Clinician - Part time (20hrs/week)

locationHingham Shipyard - Rowes Wharf, Boston, Weymouth, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/1/2024
Healthcare / Pharmacy
Part Time

Be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that provides support and encouragement to adults with chronic mental illness so that they can live their best lives!  Our Team Clinicians gain comprehensive clinical experience working under experienced, independently licensed clinicians.  In addition, we offer a wide variety of career growth and training opportunities within our organization.  

The Respite Clinical Specialist provides clinical assessment, risk/safety planning and treatment planning for onsite and community respite clients.  Leads development of short-term comprehensive recovery-based services that focus on engagement/motivational interviewing, harm reduction, coping skills and resource gathering.   Works with the site manager and program director to conduct intakes and discharge planning for all clients.  Coordinates multi-disciplinary team and coordinates/evaluates program services.

Why work as a Clinician for our Respite program at Aspire:  

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, which is effective from the 1st of the month following your start date. For a full list of our benefits, please visit https://www.aspirehealthalliance.org/careers/benefits/ 
  • Supervision for LICSW or LMHC licensure from experienced supervisors 
  • Generous paid time off package to make sure our employees have work life balance 
  • Free clinical trainings that count toward CEUs 
  • Clinicians work on a multi-disciplinary, collaborative team that includes Nurses, Substance Use Clinicians, and Peers with lived experience, while also having the ability to independently create your work schedule   

About Aspire Health Alliance 

Since 1926, Aspire Health Alliance has been building hope and changing lives for children with developmental disabilities, and children, teens and adults living with mental illness. Today, we have nearly 800 employees based in Braintree, Quincy, Marshfield, and Plymouth, and our non-profit early intervention and mental health treatment and recovery programs reach 16,000 people from Boston throughout the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts. 

Aspire Health Alliance recognizes that attracting and retaining exceptional staff is the key to providing excellent care for our clients. Aspire Health Alliance remains committed to the development and training of our future clinicians, to staff development and to community training around behavioral health.   

Aspire Health Alliance is committed to and passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We celebrate, support and promote diversity of thought, culture, and backgrounds.  As an employer committed to equal opportunity, we base all employment decisions on each individual’s capabilities and qualifications, without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other protected characteristic.  Aspire Health Alliance strives to fully reflect the clients and communities we serve and believes that a diversity of interests and cultures leads to a stronger and more innovative organization. 

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully at coordinating care across a continuum of care required
  • Must demonstrate the following characteristics: Flexibility with schedule, ability to function as a team member in assessing the needs of individuals, the ability to contribute in the development of policies and procedures, creativity and resourcefulness in seeking pathways that will provide support to the program
  • Computer proficiency and ability to learn to use an electronic health record
  • Bilingual skills and/or experience with multicultural populations preferred

Required Experience

  • Master's in Psychology, Social Work or related field required. License preferred.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience with behavioral health
  • Familiarity with principles of psychiatric recovery required
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle to provide transportation of consumers 

Aspire Health Alliance is committed to and passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We celebrate, support and promote diversity of thought, culture, and backgrounds.  As an employer committed to equal opportunity, we base all employment decisions on each individual’s capabilities and qualifications, without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other protected characteristic.  Aspire Health Alliance strives to fully reflect the clients and communities we serve and believes that a diversity of interests and cultures leads to a stronger and more innovative organization.