Program Clinician

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Reporting to the Director of Community Resources and in collaboration with the Safe Home Program Director, the Clinician provides clinical and case management support services to survivors of sexual exploitation at Amirah’s Community Resource Center in Lynn and its safe home on the North Shore. The Clinician works both independently and within a care team dynamic, assisting in providing clinical assessments and programmatic functional support to participants, bringing an atmosphere of healing and community. The Clinician works to provide trauma-informed, whole-person centered care.   

You should apply if…
 

  • You believe in the dignity of all human lives, no matter the color of your skin, your faith, your gender, your sexuality, or anything else. Dignity is deserved because all human beings exist in the image of God.  

  • You are a skilled empathetic clinician who enjoys building strong and balanced teams to achieve collective goals, and fostering a collaborative growth culture

  • You’re excited about the challenge of building deeply intentional processes towards a more diverse, equitable and racially just community

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT
 
We take the broadest possible view of diversity. 
We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.
We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress the work of healing in community, breaking the cycle of exploitation, and providing new communities where survivors can thrive in life.
We believe that each Amirah community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.
We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.
We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Community Resource Center

  • Provide individualized, goal-oriented clinical support to a transient female-identifying population as assigned by the Director of Community Resources 

  • Provide case management services to participants

  • Collaborate with external community service providers to inform service delivery to participants

  • Facilitate 1 group on a weekly basis

Safe Home Program

  • Provide ongoing clinical support meetings and assessment to participants assigned to caseload (maximum of 6 participants)

  • Participate in the participant applicant screening process and orientation of new participants

  • Participate in group facilitation rotation

  • Assist in maintaining medication management and distribution protocols

  • Be on call in a rotation with other staff and provide safe home coverage as needed

Communication

  • Participate in ongoing clinical team meetings, SH staff meetings, and quarterly collaborative participant/care team meetings

  • Ensure that all case records are maintained in compliance with Federal, State and Organizational standards for each assigned program participant

  • Participate in quarterly supervision meetings with direct supervisor(s) to assess personal progress and growth

  • Carry out assignments designated by reporting supervisors

  • Attend ongoing in-service training opportunities

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Follower of Christ, committed to His church and message of the transformative love of Jesus that was displayed on the cross.

  • All candidates should have clinical and case management experience.

  • Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work.

  • Licensure preferred, but willing to accept in-process - LICSW, LCSW, or LMHC.

  • Nonprofit experience preferred.

  • Lived experience in the commercial sex trade welcomed.

  • Knowledge of commercial sexual exploitation and experience working in this field preferred.

  • Ability to work in an independent environment as well as working with a strong collaborative team-based program.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Possessing a warm, calming, and nurturing spirit.

  • Creative problem solver who is able to handle conflict in a mature, intentional, thoughtful way while actively pursuing reconciliation.

  • Works well in a multi-faceted, creatively chaotic environment, helping to bring order and structure in a positive, uplifting way.

  • Ability to work in an emotionally taxing environment, putting the work down when rest and restoration is needed.

 

BENEFITS


Amirah provides the following benefits for this position:

  • Every quarter a full week of vacation taken within that three-month period (four weeks total given each year). Amirah operates on a work-rest rhythm for all staff members.

  • Every quarter, one personal spiritual retreat day is given. This is one day given to take as seen fit to connect with God, to rest, and to restore for this work.

  • Eligible for health insurance package.

  • Accumulated sick time is given up to forty (40) hours a year.

  • Paid holidays on New Year’s Day, MLK, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

 

TIME COMMITMENT

This position works Monday-Wednesday in Amirah’s Community Resource Center (CRC) in Lynn, MA and works Thursday-Friday at Amirah’s North Shore Safe Home (SH) (the location is confidential, but located in the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts).

COVID POLICIES

 

At this time, we are asking that all staff are vaccinated unless there is a reason that rises to the level of an exemption and an accommodation can be made. We are also following masking guidelines for each county and city that we operate in. These two things are non-negotiable.

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