Employment Opportunities

NTC is a leading outpatient and substance abuse treatment program which services children, adolescents, and adults seeking wellness, renewal, and hope in Bradford-Tioga-Sullivan Counties.  NTC offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of our clientele.  Positions are open for individuals seeking learning and growth opportunities, as well as a desire to work within a strong team oriented environment.

POSITIONS OPEN:

Community and School Based Behavioral Health – Professional

 $1,500 Sign-On Bonus!!!

Northern Tier Counseling (NTC) has a full time 12 month, non-exempt/hourly position with benefits to work within NTC’s newest program, Community & School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH).

Summary:             The CSBBH Mental Health Professional is a member of the CSBBH Team which is comprised of two BHWs and one Mental Health Professional. Team members provide one-on-one & team delivered interventions to a student within Towanda School District, but may also include home, school, daycare, YMCA, emergency room, other community based programs or community settings. A maximum caseload of 24 students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assessments of strengths and therapeutic needs of child & family.
  • Provide crisis intervention techniques, immediate behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time structuring activities, time-out strategies, passive restraints when necessary and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.
  • Assist child and family in locating/accessing community resources.
  • Services may be provided by more than one individual during a 24 hour period necessitating ongoing coordination of interventions among the individuals providing the support services.
  • Staff will have rotating schedules allowing them to serve children and families during days, evenings, and weekend in school, home and community settings as needed.
  • Ensure psychotherapeutic and case management goals linked directly to treatment plan, treatment plan reviews and case notes.
  • Members of the Team will provide on call services to the family’s they serve.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree (psychology, social work, sociology, education or similar human services field) with 2 or more years of experience in a clinical setting.
  • Must be licensed or license eligible.
  • Knowledge is required of casework and principal practice and methodology; knowledge of individual and group behavior, inter-relationships between social, economic, psychological and physiological factors.
  • Ability to make clear and pertinent statement both verbally or written; initiative, job knowledge, problem solving, strong communication skills.

 

Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Northern Tier Counseling has an opening for a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LSW or LPC) to work within the Outpatient Program — working within the Towanda Area School District.

Specific skills needed in the areas of:

Completing psycho social assessment on students in K-12 within the Towanda School District

  • Provide 1:1, group and family interventions
  • Provide Case Management resources to students and their family’s
  • Working within school setting and participating in various meetings with School District Personnel
  • Provide consultations to School District Personnel regarding mental and behavioral health diagnoses and interventions
  • Timely, accurate and efficient documentation is required and closely monitored
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Ability to handle crisis situations and provide safety assessments with quick thinking to handle multiple needs
  • Good diagnostic ability and the ability to use appropriate treatment interventions required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong documentation skills, as well as the ability to work effectively as a team member.
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  •            Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in behavioral or social sciences; LSW or LPC licensed required; minimum of one (1) year of experience. Experience working in school system a plus; family systems and trauma experience preferred.

Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) –  Bradford and Tioga County

Northern Tier Counseling has openings for Certified Peer Specialists to join our growing team.

  • Certified Peer Specialists are people who have had similar lived experiences and can offer genuine empathy, hope, and validation to an individual seeking help.
  • The purpose of Peer Support is to show first hand that recovery and mental illness or substance abuse is possible.
  • Services are provided in the home and/or community.
  • Responsibilities and Duties Include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting consumers with setting and attaining personal recovery goals
  • Identify community supports and help consumers understand how to utilize resources in their recovery process
  • Model coping techniques, self-help strategies and reinforce the potential for recovery to consumers and others
  • Working autonomously while building and maintaining an effective work schedule
  • Attending weekly staff meetings and individual supervisions
  • Maintaining confidentiality and professionalism expectations

Education and Experience qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Act 33/34 and 151 Clearances
  • Self-Identified current or former user of Mental Health or co-occurring services
  • 1-year work experience (paid or volunteer) within last 3 years
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing
  • Valid Driver’s License; Reliable vehicle and current insurance; clean driving record
  • Travel required
  • Successful completion of Certified Peer Specialist Training
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as, the ability to work effectively as a team member are required
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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For more information regarding these position(s), please e-mail hr@northerntiercounseling.com or call  Human Resources, 570-265-0100 ext. 1210.

To Apply for Positions with Northern Tier Counseling, Inc.:

E-mail a letter of interest and current resume to hr@northerntiercounseling.com.

Alternate Method: Send your resume and cover letter to: Northern Tier Counseling, Inc., Attention: Human Resource Dept, 24727 Rt 6 Ste. 2, Towanda, PA 18848

  • Fax to:  (570) 265-4998
  • Call (570) 265-0100 ext. 1210 to request an application, or stop by one of our office to complete an application.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.)