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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.
WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER
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
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)
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit 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.
At Merakey, we do not have to refer individuals out of our system for additional services, but rather we can design a system around that person. Merakey continues to be the safety net for people who otherwise could not afford care. In spite of financial challenges and dwindling resources, we continue to pursue excellence in all aspects of care and treatment. The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual’s right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time.
Our name, Merakey, is inspired by a modern Greek word, meaning to put something of yourself into your work, or to do something with soul, creativity or love. This concept illustrates the compassion and integrity that underscores everything we do. The inclusion of the word “key” in the name also positions the organization as a key to helping individuals and communities open doors to their future. At Merakey, we put our heart and soul into exceptional care and services.