Community Healthlink

  • Clinician-Transitional Support Services (TSS)

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Clinical Adult
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Clinician in Worcester.


    The Transitional Support Services (TSS), is an inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older with substance abuse disorders. The program is designed to work with clients on their goals for recovery while preparing them for their next step in treatment. Clients in the program can stay up to 90 days while they are pursuing, accepted or waiting for further placement to a halfway house. The program provides individual case management along with 6 treatment groups per day, run by all team members. TSS is an exciting, dynamic environment in which all members of the team work together to ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Apply today, and be on the front lines of the fight against the opioid epidemic that has stolen far too many lives!




    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

    Health and Dental insurance (active upon starting)

    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

    CEU benefits

    Life and Disability insurance

    401k with agency contribution

    Flexible Spending Accounts available

    Wellness activity discounts



    To provide counseling services to clients with substance abuse and mental health issues. This involves facilitating groups, writing behavioral treatment plans, individual counseling, aftercare planning and participating as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Conduct and review client evaluations including bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnostic formulation and initial treatment recommendations.
    2. Facilitate psycho-ed and rehabilitation groups using standard group techniques. Meet with clients for individual counseling to assist in attaining treatment goals.
    3. Write treatment plans including client’s strengths with behaviorally based goals and objectives. Document progress of goals and objectives in progress notes.
    4. Maintain productivity standard as set by supervisor.
    5. Attend all scheduled meetings on time and remain for duration of meeting. Participate in agency committees, or community education as assigned.
    6. Be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team meetings and case discussions. Recognize and seek consultation as needed. Develop a training plan to enhance professional growth.
    7. Refer clients to appropriate resources with and outside CHL.
    8. Follow all policies and procedures of the agency.
    9. Employ CARF standards and assist as needed in re-accreditation processes and perform other job related duties



    • Demonstrates a basic, functional knowledge of counseling skills, has a fundamental understanding of addiction and mental health issues and can conduct a mental status exam and can prepare a clearly written request for psychiatric consultation. Possesses significant understanding of gender specific interventions and understands concepts of culturally competent practice.
    • Writes treatment plans, progress notes, evaluations (with supervision) and letters in a clear and concise manner, and manages paperwork resulting in completion of paperwork within required time limits.
    • Develops a strong working rapport with clients, superiors, and peers and participated as a team member.
    • Maintains the highest standards of ethics and demonstrates professional attitude and conduct                                

    Education and/or Experience:                    

    • Grade 7: Clinician III: Masters degree in psychology, Counseling, or Social Work
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in a personal vehicle or a company vehicle 
    • Prefer at least one year of counseling in substance abuse/mental health setting
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check


    Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
    If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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