This is a provisional appointment.
Brief Job description (essential functions of the job):
Under the direction of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Director, is responsible for providing prevention and early crisis intervention services, together with brief solution focused/motivational counseling, case management and support services to City of Boston employees, family members and the corresponding organizations.
In addition to seeing clients, this position offers a variety of support services to departments including training, conducting workshops and providing professional organizational consultations.
Master's Degree in mental health field (i.e. social work, counseling or related field) required.
MA license in social work, counseling, or substance abuse required.
Knowledge of employee assistance program best practices and procedures; of counseling techniques and procedures.
Ability to provide therapeutic interventions; to develop and implement action plans; to prepare a variety of reports and statistics; to prepare a variety of presentations; to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Ability to speak clearly and effectively before a group of people or a large audience.
Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
Boston Residency Required
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Nonunion/MM2-8
Hours per week: 35