CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Updated – May 19, 2017

The following require a HS Diploma/GED and may require additional education/experience as noted:



Direct Care Specialist – Options For Youth and Therapeutic Training and Support – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions provide outreach to children, families and collateral contacts throughout the individual’s school, home and other community agencies. The DC Specialist supervises young persons-served in the day treatment (using a group-based model for intervention) and after school programs while participating in program planning, preparation and coverage of the program. Positions require a High School Diploma or equivalent and two years of experience working with the Child/Adolescent population; A BA/BS in a Human Services field and one year experience working with children/adolescents OR an AS in a Human Services field and two years of experience working with children/adolescents preferred. Either educational level must meet requirements as stipulated in the CBHI approved listing of degrees that meet MCE credentialing criteria.
Shifts Available: Weekdays and including one weekend day and may include early evening

Direct Care Support/Recovery Facilitators and Specialists – Full-Time, Part-Time and Per-Diem in Pittsfield and North Adams
Provides assistance in the population living with a chronic mental health condition with daily living activities, passing medications in accordance with MAP, while providing outreach as needed. Available in our Acute Services, Addiction Services, Community Based Supports and Child and Adolescent Programs. All positions require 7-days, 24-hours flexibility and a driver’s license with use of an insured vehicle. A 4-year degree in Human Services or a related field OR 3-5 years Human Services experience required for Specialist positions.
Shifts Available: For more information on shifts available, please contact the Human Resources Department at hr@briencenter.org

Nurse Manager – Child and Adolescent Services – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position provides nursing supervision for all staff associated with the Child Crisis Stabilization Unit, the Pre-Independent Living Program and Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Clinic.  The Nurse Manager provides direct care services including psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of residential clients.  This position also provides supervision of residents while assisting in daily living activities and Medication Administration Program (MAP) training to unlicensed staff. This position requires 2 years of experience as a licensed Registered Nurse in Massachusetts and proven supervisory experience; Experience in a Mental-Health setting preferred.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Peer Mentor – Part-Time in Pittsfield
This position actively supports and assists youth in experiencing success and satisfaction by improving their quality of life by modeling, being an active listener, and sharing the reality of wellness and recovery. The Peer Mentor will promote person-centered self determination and decision making through the use of their own recovery stories and lived experience. This position requires 6 months to a year of recovery with lived-experience with a behavioral health disorder.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays and including one weekend day

Peer Support Worker – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position assists individuals with mental health conditions and/or addiction and facilitates those individuals’ experience of success and satisfaction in living, learning and socializing. Individuals with “lived-experience” and in recovery from a behavioral health disorder a requirement.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Program Assistant(s) – Per-Diem in North Adams and Pittsfield

In our Adult Day Health Program, this position provides direct recreational and physical activities, provides assistance to participants in daily living and provide rehabilitative and maintenance services according to participants care plan. This position requires 3 years of recent experience working with the elderly or chronically disabled and First Aid and CPR Certification.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse – Community Services – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position provides psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of the adult residential and supportive housing population served. Community Service nurses also provide training, education around medications, symptom management and promote health and Wellness amongst all programs. The nurses also complete nursing assessments, referrals, and play an integral role within the psychiatric/medical team.
Shift Available: Weekdays

Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses – Crisis Stabilization Unit – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions provide psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of the Child Crisis Stabilization Unit residents. The nurses also complete nursing assessments, referrals, and play an integral role within the psychiatric/medical team.
Shifts Available: Saturday and Sunday, double-shifts each day

Site Supervisor – Child Crisis Stabilization Unit – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position includes a combination of work in a residential environment, coupled with directly assisting the Child Crisis Stabilization Unit Program Coordinator with the facilitation of structured and therapeutically-informed programming. This position serves as the immediate supervisor to direct care staff, while facilitating the professional development of the staff with the delivery of consistent, structured therapeutic services to youth and families. This position requires at least 5 years of experience working with children/adolescents in a clinical setting.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Site Supervisor – Women’s Recovery Home – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position includes responsibility for site operations and Direct Care staff development, staff supervision and implementation of treatment plans. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or four years of experience in addiction treatment and recovery.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

The following require a Bachelor’s Degree and may require additional education/experience as noted:

Community Support Provider – Full-Time in Pittsfield
The Community Support Provider (CSP) position is responsible for delivering services which promote access to aftercare and other community-based services following inpatient treatment service discharge. The CSP supports linkages with resources in the community and develops and coordinates plans for specific activities to assist clients in achieving recovery goals. This position requires experience in case management.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Intensive Care Coordinator I – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions facilitate the development of the Care Planning Team (CPT) and convene/facilitate meetings with the team to develop child and family-centered Individual Care Plan. Also develops a risk management/safety plan in collaboration with the CPT, identifying natural supports while assisting with system navigation, family advocacy and support.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Service Coordinator – Adult Day Health – Part-Time in Pittsfield
This position will provide individual and group therapeutic services to participants and their families as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Social Worker will serve as liaison between the Adult Day Health, participants, families and community services. This position requires a minimum of three years working with the elderly in a professional capacity.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Youth Substance Abuse Specialist – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position provides substance abuse assessment and education to a caseload of students within Berkshire County schools. The Specialist will present to middle and high school classes using a provided substance abuse curriculum.  The specialist will also consult with school personnel and other youth service organizations as needed. Experience in Substance Abuse Counseling/Training and working with the child/adolescent population required. Excellent oral and written presentation skills required.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays and may include one weekend day

 
The following require a Master’s Degree and may require additional education/experience as noted: 

Child and Adolescent In-Home Therapist(s) – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions will work as part of a dynamic team, providing In-Home Behavioral Health Services. Also completing diagnostic mental health assessment and providing treatment for youth and caregivers on an outreach basis throughout Berkshire County. In-Home Therapists do not require license eligibility if a state waiver is granted.
Shifts Available: Mostly weekdays and must work at least one weekend day per week (Saturday or Sunday)

Clinical Service Coordinator I or II – Caring Together Program – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position provides mental health treatment and psychotherapy, case management, and treatment planning for youth and families receiving Caring Together services. Caring Together is a newly awarded contract that will provide a “Continuum” of community-based wraparound services that are designed to maintain youth within their homes and support families as their primary caregivers. Position requires independent license in social work or mental health counseling (LICSW or LMHC) OR eligibility and receipt of license within 6 months of eligibility date.
Shifts Available:
Flexible availability to meet program need

Clinical Supervisor – Addiction Services Recovery Home – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position is responsible for direct clinical supervision of the Direct Care staff of the recovery home, while providing clinical intakes, individual and group psychotherapy and assistance in the overall operation of the program.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Clinical Supervisor – Women’s Recovery Home – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position is responsible for direct clinical supervision of the Direct Care staff of the recovery home, while providing clinical intakes, individual and group psychotherapy and assistance in the overall operation of the program.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Clinicians (Social Workers/Mental Health Counselors) – Available in the following Divisions: Adult, Child and Adolescent Outpatient; Acute Services; Addiction Services – Full and Part-Time and Fee-For-Service in all of Berkshire County
These positions provide a full continuum of therapeutic and clinical services. These services are provided for children, adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings throughout Berkshire County and include risk assessment, crisis intervention, family support and psychotherapy. All clinicians must receive license in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling within 6 months of eligibility date. Emergency Services Clinicians do not require license eligibility.
Shifts Available: All clinician positions are weekdays and some may include Saturday, with the exception of Acute Services which is a 24/7 program, requiring nights, weekends and holidays

Clinician(s) – Community Services (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts) – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions provide recovery services to adults within the Community-Based Flexible Supports Program in Central Berkshire County. All clinicians must receive license in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling within 6 months of eligibility date.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Clinician – Family Resource Center – Part-Time in North Adams
This position will provide comprehensive mental health assessments including the Child/Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Assessment, short-term treatment and care planning to youth and families within the Family Resource Center. This position requires 5 years of experience working with the child/adolescent population as a licensed social worker or mental health counselor. Also, CANS Certification required within 1st week of employment.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Clinician – Structured Outpatient Addiction Program – Part-Time in North Adams
This position is responsible for person-served admission, participation and discharge and assistance in the implementation of the psycho-educational curriculums including group facilitation. License-eligibility (LICSW or LMHC) and experience with substance use disorders treatment required.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

In-Home Therapist – Child and Adolescent Services – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions provide mental health and addiction treatment services to children and families within Berkshire County. Services are provided on an outreach basis. These positions require license-eligibility and one year of post-degree experience.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays and including one weekend day and may include early evening

Intensive Care Coordinator II – Full-Time in Pittsfield
These positions facilitate the development of the Care Planning Team (CPT) and convene/facilitate meetings with the team to develop child and family-centered Individual Care Plan. Also develops a risk management/safety plan in collaboration with the CPT, identifying natural supports while assisting with system navigation, family advocacy and support. Master’s Degrees with concentration in Sociology or Criminal Justice do not meet the educational requirement.
Shifts Available: Weekdays

Medical Behavioral Health Clinician – Full-Time in Adams
These positions will provide mental health/substance abuse assessment and counseling to adults, children and families experiencing and/or anticipating issues of adjustment to illness or issues related to change in medical condition at the Community Health Program site in Great Barrington and Adams Internists in Adams. Adams position requires independent license (LICSW) in social work.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Program Supervisors – Acute Services/Emergency Services – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position supervises all levels of clinical staff and assist in the oversight of the program.   The Program Supervisor will assist in administrative procedures of the program, including productivity and budget issues. The Program Supervisor will also provide clinical assessments, intakes and other duties as assigned.
Shifts Available: Weekends, double-shifts (1) and weekdays, second shift (2)

Program Supervisor – Addiction Treatment – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position oversees the Outpatient Addiction Treatment Program. The Program Supervisor will assist in administrative oversight of the services; supervise and facilitate trainings; Aid in the new hire and orientation process of program staff and supervision. Position requires eligibility for license in Social Work or Mental Health.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Program Supervisor – Adult and Family Outpatient – Full-Time in North Adams
This position oversees the Adult and Family Outpatient Program. The Program Supervisor will assist in administrative oversight of the services; supervise and facilitate trainings; Aid in the new hire and orientation process of program staff and supervision. Position requires eligibility for license in Social Work or Mental Health.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Program Supervisor – Child and Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Unit – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position oversees the Child Crisis Stabilization Unit. The Program Supervisor will assist in administrative oversight of the clinic, supervise and facilitate trainings; Aid in the new hire and orientation process of CSU staff and supervision. Significant professional experience in mental health with the child and adolescent population required.
Shifts Available:
Weekdays

Program Supervisor – Child and Adolescent – Community Service Agency – Full-Time in Pittsfield
This position supervises all levels of clinical staff, including Intensive Care Coordinators and assists in the general operation of the Community Service Agency. The Program Supervisor will assist in administrative oversight of the program, including productivity and budget issues. Significant professional experience in mental health with the child and adolescent population required along with independent license in social work or mental health counseling (LICSW or LMHC).
Shifts Available:
Weekdays



**We are currently accepting applications for Undergraduate and Graduate Internships. Human Services Degrees including Social Work and Counseling Psychology are encouraged to apply.**

To apply for any of the above:

A pre-employment CORI and RMV background check are required.

The Brien Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.