ACT Team Lead - Raleigh, NC
Easter Seals UCP North Carolina - Raleigh, NC

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This is a Fulltime position.

Location Raleigh, NC

Qualifications Applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in a mental health or related field (Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling) and one year of direct work experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Licensure, full or provisional, is required. Must have a strong commitment to supporting the rights and abilities of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have a valid NC driver’s license.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities: The ACT Team provides comprehensive psychiatric and rehabilitative services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness as well as co-morbid developmental disabilities or substance use disorders. The ACT Team Leader is responsible for program administration and clinical supervision and also provides direct services to individuals. Clinical responsibilities include providing comprehensive clinical assessment, treatment planning, case management, individual therapy and shared after-hours crisis coverage. Administrative responsibilities include hiring and training team members, scheduling, evaluating employee performance, monitoring the program’s faithfulness to the TMACT model, and various other financial and statistical responsibilities. The Team Leader is also responsible for clinical supervision. This involves monitoring each individual’s status, assessing team member’s performance, and providing feedback to team members in the context of the team’s day to day activities. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing the daily staff assignment schedule; making all daily assignments; ensuring that all daily assignments are completed or rescheduled; and managing all emergencies or crises that arise during the course of the day, in consultation with the psychiatrist and other key team members.

Contact Information Wes Caldwell; Email: wes.caldwell@eastersealsucp.com

Posted: 5/1/13