Group Life Counselor I or II
Program Services-Delivery – Seattle – Renacer, WA – Full Time
Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar’s network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):
Group Life Counselor I or II – Posting #22183
Full-time Group Life Counselor available for our Behavioral Health Department in Seattle – Renacer; a Treatment Center for young adults suffering from substance abuse. The descriptions below outline the job duties and requirements of a GLC I and GLC II. The person hired will either work in a GLC I or GLC II capacity if the requirements are met.
The Group Life Counselor I is an entry level Human Service position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include a combination of all or the following: group care, intake procedures, evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, evaluation and supervision of patients. An entry level person is expected to have a “base to moderate” understanding of how to provide the direct services listed above. Must understand that chemical dependency is a treatable illness and a public health problem.
The Group Life Counselor II is a mid-level Human Service position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include a combination or all of the following: group care, intake procedures, evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, evaluation, and supervision of patients. Services are provided to out-of-control, high-risk, chronic runaway youth. These youth have a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency and may also have mental health problems. The person in this position must be of good character and able to maintain the understanding, physical health, emotional stability, and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of the adolescent population served. A mid-level person is expected to have a, “moderate to complete” understanding of how to provide the direct services listed above.
GLC II – Education and or/Experience:
B.A. degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or has at least two years of experience working with high-risk youth.
This person must receive a background check from DSHS and Washington State Patrol at hire and yearly. Must have a Washington State driver’s license if applicable.
Must have and maintain CPR certification every two years and First-Aid every three years.
What We Offer:
Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it’s a fulfilling career; a career that allows you to grow in your specialty. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefits package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employment Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.
How to Apply:
T If you have any questions regarding the position, email Kristen Prentice, Program Manager at KristenPrentice@seamarchc.org
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