Aug 14, 2020

ACT Team Leader/Supervisor (LPC/LCSW)

  • Merakey
  • 106 Heymann Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503, USA
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Job Description

Are you a licensed, (LPC or LCSW), experienced mental health professional with supervisory experience? Do you want to work for a national company based locally in Lafayette as a Team Leader? MERAKEY of Louisiana is expanding and seeking an ACT Team Leader.

Merakey is currently seeking a Team Lead/Supervisor to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lafayette, LA location.


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey,formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
  • Highly competitive compensation plans
  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


Position summary or overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • The team leader establishes, administers, and directs the program of the Forensic or Assertive Community Treatment Team, self-contained clinical teams which assume responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental health illnesses
  • Supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program clients; and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.


  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology required.
  • This candidate must have strong clinical skills.
  • 2-3 years post Master's experience working with the severely mentally ill population required.
  • Supervisory / program management experience strongly preferred!
  • Good organizational skills are a must.
  • License is required -- LCSW or LPC only.

Rate of pay: $65,000 /Annually + Additional Incentives

***Generous compensation package includes:

  • Retirement plan with company matching and immediate vesting
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance (majority company paid)
  • Life insurance, short term and long-term disability coverage - free
  • Vacation time, holidays plus sick time (carryover of some days is allowed)
  • Tuition reimbursement


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Click on MERAKEY Career Center under Career Opportunities

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at

MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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