At the Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia, we value diversity and inclusion for and with our staff and clients.  All are welcome here and encouraged to be part of our team.

 

Mental Health Therapist

Job Description

(Full-time - salaried) 

Job Summary:

The therapist works under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director of the agency.  The therapist has primary responsibility for providing ongoing direct clinical mental health counseling services to clients.  Provide direct therapy to clients in individual and group settings.

Duties/Responsibilities:

         Provide individual, adolescent, couples, families, and group therapy.

         Conduct all case management duties necessary to support the ongoing clinical work, including case records, follow-up with ancillary contacts, and attending any case reviews held by referring agencies.

         Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

         Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques.

         Knowledge of community mental health resources.

         Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.

         Knowledge of case management.

         Knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, programs, and methodology.

         Knowledge and understanding of clinical social work and mental health counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards.

         Ability to manage paperwork and client files.

         Ability to evaluate therapeutic programs’ progress and make individual modifications.

         Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patient's rights.

         Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.

         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

         Working knowledge of Microsoft products and virtual platforms. 

Education and Experience:

         A master’s or doctoral degree in social work or a related human services field

         Current license, in the State of Georgia: LPC, LCSW, or LMFT or Associate level license

         Prior experience working in a clinical work environment.

Benefits

         Medical (paid 100% by FCC), dental, vision

         Vacation, sick, and personal leave

         Paid agency holidays

         Paid professional development

         Salaried position range ($50,000 - $60,000) 

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the counselor must have the ability to occasionally

lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May be required to sit for long periods.

Conditions of Employment:

         Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

         Must submit current license in the State of Georgia.

         Must maintain certification status.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Executive Director, Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia, 277 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 203, Macon, GA 31201, or they can be e-mailed to pgibbs@fcccg.org.