Job Openings — NFI Vermont, Inc.

Updated February 24, 2015

Clinical Case Manager – St. Albans - DAP

The Diagnostic and Assessment Program of NFI-VT (St. Albans) is seeking candidates to fill the role of clinical case manager. This position will work closely with the DAP team to gather clinical information on children and families and to provide trauma informed treatment throughout a short term assessment. This position will be responsible for individual community and home based support, administering and scoring assessment measures, scheduling and facilitating treatment team meetings, providing after hours and some weekend clinical consultation. The ideal candidate will have an educational and work history in the field of mental health or social work and will possess strong trauma informed clinical skills. Bachelor level candidates with 3 years of experience in a related field are welcomed to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to tessisimmons@nafi.com .

Clinician – DBT Brattleboro

NFI-Vermont is looking for a Clinician to join our dynamic team and oversee clinical programming at the DBT House in Brattleboro. Responsibilities include offering individual therapy, running skills groups, and consultation to a well-established residential program that serves 4 adolescent girls. Experience working with adolescents is required. Experience in DBT is preferred, though training is available for an experienced clinician. This is a part- time position, with the possibility of full-time for a clinician with a Vermont license. If interested please contact: John Allen, Jr., 1063 Western Ave. Brattleboro, VT 05301 or at (802) 254-2558 or send resume to: JohnAllen@nafi.com

Clinician – Shelburne House

The Shelburne House of NFI, Vermont is seeking a Master’s level clinician to provide clinical assessment and therapeutic case management to youth and families. The Shelburne House is an intensive 3-bed residential program providing assessment and treatment to male adolescents who have been impacted by trauma. Responsibilities include clinical case management, treatment planning, individual and family therapy. Candidates must have strong clinical skills, excellent communication skills, and be a team player. Previous work with children with emotional/behavioral challenges necessary. Master’s degree in social work or a related field required. This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Please email resume and cover letter to rachaeldonovan@nafi.com

COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS -Brattleboro

NFI Brattleboro is looking for Full Time Community Skills Worker to join our talented team of mental health professionals. Responsibilities include doing one-on-one and group activities with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral challenges both in the community and their homes. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work flexible hours, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: JohnAllen@nafi.com

COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS – CBS – FT & PT

The Community Based Services program of NF-VTI is looking for full and part time Community Skills Workers to join our talented team of mental health professionals. Responsibilities include working one-on-one and engaging in group activities with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral challenges, both in the community and their homes. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work afternoon and evening hours, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Erica Hazen, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at EricaHazen@nafi.com 

Community Skills Workers - White River Alternatives Program (NFI WRAP)

NFI Vermont is seeking motivated, creative, and skilled people to join our team in providing Mental Health services to children, youth and families in the White River Junction, Vermont area. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator, have a desire to help kids and families, and have the ability to provide respectful role modeling. This position provides the opportunity to work directly with children and youth who experience emotional and behavioral challenges. Experience working with children and knowledge of the effects of trauma appreciated! Training and supervision will be provided in this benefited position. Full and part time hours are available. Bachelor’s degree is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kathycostello@nafi.com EOE

Community Skills Workers – St. Albans Wrap

NFI-St. Albans is looking for energetic, empathetic, patient, and nurturing Community Skills Workers to join our team of skilled mental health professionals! You must be motivated to help children and families make positive changes in their lives and have prior experience working with youth and/or families in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, or Education. This position involves providing treatment-based activities to clients in a variety of community and home-based settings and hours are on an as-needed basis, including weekend opportunities. A reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license is required. Please mail resume and cover letter to NFI-St. Albans, ATTN: Tessi Simmons, 12 Fairfield Hill Rd. St. Albans, VT 05478 or email tessisimmons@nafi.com . You can also call (802) 524-1700

Program Coordinator – NFI Hospital Diversion Program

The NFI Hospital Diversion Program is looking for a full-time mental health professional to join our clinical team working with adolescents and families experiencing a psychiatric crisis. The NFI Hospital Diversion Program is a short-term, inpatient facility working with adolescents in psychiatric crisis. The program coordinator is a multifaceted position to include: clinical case management, supervision of residential counselors, coordination of referrals, administrative responsibilities and program/building management.
The ideal candidate will possess a master’s degree in counseling, social work or a related field and have significant experience working with adolescents who have mental health and/or behavioral challenges. In addition, a candidate will be able to work well in crisis, be flexible and collaborative, function in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to navigate the system of care, and multi-task effectively. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Anne Peterson at annepeterson@nafi.com .

Program Director – White River Wraparound Program

NFI is a dynamic, multi-service agency that is currently seeking a Program Director to provide leadership in the development and implementation of wrap-around mental health services in the broadly defined Hartford District area. The director will be self-motivated and have a proven record of community collaboration and integration. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of strong leadership skills, clinical supervisory experience, and program development. NFI is committed to serving children, youth and families in community based settings through wraparound and trauma informed services. We welcome creative, innovative thinkers to our team. Please send cover letter and resume to Kathycostello@nafi.com . Masters in Social Work or a related field required, license preferred.

Residential Counselor – Allenbrook

NFI-Vermont is seeking a full time Residential Counselor for its Allenbrook Program. Allenbrook is a community based group home for co-ed youths ages 12-18. Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and experience working in residential care or parenting their own children, as well as strong communication skills and the ability to work on a team. Experience managing a household (cooking, maintenance, gardening, etc.) is essential. Applicants must also feel comfortable collaborating with community professionals such as teachers, therapists and social workers. Some nights and weekends are required. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check. This position includes a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jennifer Snay, 102 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 Or email jennifersnay@nafi.com

Residential Counselor – Group Home

The Group Home Program of NFI Vermont is currently seeking a full-time Residential Counselor. The Group Home is a residential program, which provides assessment and stabilization services to males and females, ages 13-18. Counselors provide supervision and support to the youth as well as provide a sense of safety and security to the youth. Job requirements: Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function well in a team atmosphere a must. Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field required. This is a full-time position with an inclusive benefits package. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: JenniferHeinz@nafi.com.

Relief Residential Counselor Position – NFI Hospital Diversion Program

Join our talented residential team working per diem. Our residential programs include short and long term work with adolescents experiencing emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Responsibilities include providing emotional support; assisting with daily self-care; working on therapeutic treatment issues; engaging in positive activities; and spending time with clients in the community. NFI is seeking candidates with: superior interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively on a team, experience with the population served by NFI and a bachelor’s degree (or two years of experience working with children/adolescents). This position is a great opportunity to gain comprehensive experience working with a vast range of clinical presentations using a trauma informed lens. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Anne Peterson at annepeterson@nafi.com

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR – NFI Hospital Diversion Program

The Hospital Diversion Program of NFI VT is seeking a Residential Counselor. Hospital Diversion provides crisis stabilization, clinical consultation, individual treatment and discharge planning in a small, safe residential setting. Counselors provide supervision and support to youth, as well as provide a sense of safety and security. Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function well in a team atmosphere a must. B.A. in psychology or related field required. Position is full-time with a comprehensive benefits package. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to: AnnePeterson@nafi.com or mail to: Anne Peterson, 100 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403

Residential Counselor – Shelburne House- SIGN ON BONUS

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is seeking a Residential Counselor. Shelburne House is a residential program which provides assessment and stabilization services to male teenagers, ages 13-18. Responsibilities include supporting youth, ADL (activity, daily learning), assisting with independent living skills, and implementing treatment plans created by clinicians. Experience working with teenagers with emotional and behavioral challenges desired. BA in psychology or related field highly desirable. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to Rachael Donovan, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail RachaelDonovan@nafi.com

Residential Counselors -Independent Living Program

In response to a community need, NFI VT is hiring to serve transitioning young adult males, 17 – 22 years old, in a staffed house in Chittenden County. The staff will provide mentoring, service coordination, environmental oversight and supervision. The focus of the program is to provide independent living skills and a bridge to adult mental health services. NFI VT is seeking 2 residential counselors at this time. The preferred candidates will have the ability to work independently, yet also be team players. Experience working with adults with mental illness a plus. One opening is a part time, relief position with opportunities for growth. The other is full time with full benefits. Both include evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Bachelors and related experience preferred. Please contact heatherbarton@nafi.com with cover letter and resume if interested.