Behavioral Health Counselor

Job Title: Behaviioral Health Counselor Gainesville
Department: Gainesville OP Center
Salary: 40,000-47,000
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
Helping people through crises and life challenges they face in connection with mental health, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases is not just our profession... it is our purpose.

To promote safe, stable and meaningful lives, our organization partners with individuals, families and communities to minimize barriers for persons with mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive diseases and similar life challenges... it's our mission.

Avita Community Partners is excited to announce a Mental Health Counselor opportunity to work with clients in our Supportive Apartment and Outpatient Services.

Job Description:
*Provides mental health services to adults with a severe and persistent mental illness and/or addictive disease an outpatient setting. Includes individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, family counseling and contact within the community.


Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

*Full Licensure as a LCSW or LPC in Georgia

Salary is dependent on type of licensure and length of licensure

LPC - Licensure with less than one year of post licensure experience - 40,000
- Licensure with one year of post licensure experience - 42,000
- Licensure with three or more years of post licensure - 45,000

LCSW - Licensure with less than one year of post licensure experience - 42,000
- Licensure with one year of post licensure experience - 44,000
- Licensure with three years of post licensure experience - 47,000


Position is subject to Incentive Bonus Program with additional potential earnings of up to $1350.00 per quarter.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Understanding of Carelogic a plus.

*Criminal Background Check is required on all employees.
*Pre-employment Drug Screen required
*Motor Vehicle Report required on all employees who transport clients. Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the last five years.


**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin


Accepting a position at Avita Community Partners will qualify fully licensed practitioners to apply for loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program.

Avita Community Partners Benefits Package Includes:

*Accidental Death and Dismemberment
*401(k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
*Blood Donation Time
*Court/Jury Leave
*Credit Union
*Dental Insurance
*Dependent Life Insurance
*Disability Insurance, Short and Long Term
*Employee Discounts
*Health Insurance
*9 Paid Holidays
*Legal Insurance
*Life Insurance
*Long Term Care Insurance
*4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO)
*Spending Accounts


The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.





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