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:

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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CSBBH BEHAVIORAL MENTAL HEALTH WORKER (BHW)

TROY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 Northern Tier Counseling (NTC) has 2 full time 12 month, non-exempt/hourly positions with benefits to work within NTC’s newest program, Community & School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH). These positions are within the Troy School District.

Summary:             The CSBBH Behavioral Health Worker (BHW) is a member of the CSBBH Team which is comprised of two BHWs and one Behavioral Health Professional. Team members provide one-on-one & team delivered interventions to a student (grades 3-6); but may also include; home, school, daycare, YMCA, emergency room, other community based programs or community settings. A maximum caseload will be 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 Bachelor’s degree (psychology, social work, sociology, education or similar human services field) with 2 or more years of experience in a clinical setting.
  • 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.  Contact Human Resources for a copy of the full job description.
  • POSTED:             4/22/19

Interested candidates should send letter of interest and a copy of their current resume

to Human Resource Department by Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 CSBBH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (BHP)

LOCATED IN THE TROY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 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 (CSBBS).

Summary:             The CSBBH Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) is a member of the CSBBH Team which is comprised of two BHWs and one Behavioral Health Professional. Team members provide one-on-one & team delivered interventions to a student (grades 3-6); but may also include; home, school, daycare, YMCA, emergency room, other community based programs or community settings. A maximum caseload will be 24 students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  •  Assessments of strengths and therapeutic needs of child & family.
  • Assessment of new referrals within 48 hours of referral. Assessments include, but are not limited to “Trauma, domestic Violence, D&A, BMI, and all other details related to Best Practice.
  • Determination with the family and case manager of any necessary family support services.
  • Treatment Plan Development/reviews and Individual Education Plans (IEPs) is essential and should be supported by the mobile therapist.
  • Initial Treatment Plan development within 30 days of service initiation.
  • Determination in conjunction with child and family and other involved professional of the clinical need for special evaluations and services such as medication assessment by a psychiatrist, psychological testing, or other.
  • 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.
  • Act as liaison and consultant to school district personnel. Attend all scheduled school meetings (CORE, child study, etc.).

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, with family systems training and at least 2 or more years of experience in a CASSP system, or employed by a licensed mental health service agency or subcontracted agency; licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure preferred.
  • Ability to make clear and pertinent statement both verbally or written; initiative; job knowledge; problem solving; strong communication skills.
  • Contact Human Resources for a copy of the full job description.
  •  POSTED:             4/22/19

Interested candidates should send letter of interest and a copy of their current resume to Human Resource Department by Wednesday, April 24, 2019

 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 or mjaynes@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.)