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SOCIAL WORKER / THERAPIST (Part or Full Time Position)

Chicago, IL

SALARY/BENEFITS This can be a part-time (20 hours minimum) or full-time position. Salary is contingent upon time commitment and commensurate with experience. Available benefits include health, life, and disability insurance; generous paid leave, flexible work schedules, FSA, cell phone stipend, and a 401(k) plan with an employer match component after one year.

  • LSW/LPC eligible required. LCSW/LCPC preferred.
  • SHALVA has an opening for an LSW/LPC to provide direct counseling for survivors of domestic abuse using a trauma informed, culturally sensitive approach. Prior experience providing individual therapy required, group therapy a plus. Familiarity with domestic violence and crisis intervention desired. This is a minimum 20 hour per week position, which includes at least one day with early evening hours. SHALVA is currently using a hybrid model with some in-office time expected. Clinical sessions are over the phone, virtual and in person, depending on client and staff schedules. This position reports directly to the Clinical Director.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES This position will carry a caseload of approximately 8-10 active clients per week utilizing a feminist model approach to provide trauma informed therapy to individual clients. Additionally, the therapist will be responsible for establishing and leading 1-2 support groups. After each session written client notes and database reporting are required. SHALVA provides weekly individual and group supervision with the clinical director as well as opportunities for continuing professional education.
  • QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS • LSW/LPC required, licensed Master’s level clinician (LCSW or LCPC) preferred • Minimum 3 years experience • A working knowledge of domestic violence and crisis intervention a plus • Experience with trauma informed therapy preferred • Time Management – effectively manage fluctuating caseloads to meet client needs • Communication (written and verbal) – exchange and provide information both within and outside of the Agency in a professional manner • Technical – proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook • Compassion – ability to address sensitive and/or challenging issues calmly and effectively • Flexibility – ability to interface comfortably and confidently with a broad range of individuals
  • Email cover letter and resume to (No calls please)

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P.O. Box 46375
Chicago, IL 60646

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