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PS Social Worker, Spec Exper
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Submit an online application at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/. Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021. Please provide a list of 3 References with telephone/email contact information
|Job Title||PS Social Worker, Spec Exper|
|Working Title||College of Law Embedded Mental Health Therapist|
|Patient Sensitive Job Code?||Yes|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary||
Work schedule to be split between the UCC (20 hours) and the College of Law (20 hours). Exact work schedule to be determined in collaboration with the College of Law. Schedule will include some evening hours. Occasional weekend hours possible.
|Department||00316 - University Counseling Center|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||$60,000 - $66,000|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
The University Counseling Center (UCC) at the University of Utah enthusiastically welcomes applications for a mental health therapist who will work both within the UCC and will provide embedded services for the College of Law. This is a fully benefited, full-time 12-month position, with a 50/50 split for time spent in the UCC and the College of Law embedded sites. Responsibilities include the provision of individual, group, and couples counseling services, intake assessments, crisis intervention services, and provision of psycho-educational services targeted toward Law students. Possession of strong clinical skills, the ability to manage a full client caseload, and the ability to work independently are required, as well as a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural orientation and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the unique challenges faced by law students, with experience providing clinical services to law students preferred.
1. Conduct individual, couple, and group psychotherapy.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.*) certificate for clinical practice and two years directly related experience; demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team; ability to communicate verbally as well as in writing; and experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups required. Experience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers preferred. Five years of experience may be required in some areas.
*An L.C.S.W. is earned after completing 4000 hours of Social Work experience and a passing score on the L.C.S.W. exam.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Department Specific Qualifications: Candidates must have licensure for independent practice in Utah by start date as follows: For Social Work, have completed a Masters of Social Work with licensure as a Clinical Social Worker. For Professional Counseling, have completed a Masters of Mental Health Counseling with licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. For Marriage & Family Therapy, have completed a clinical master’s or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education with licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist. For Psychology, have completed an APA- accredited pre-doctoral internship in counseling or clinical psychology and obtained licensure as a Psychologist.
1. Demonstrated knowledge of the unique challenges faced by law students.
|Special Instructions Summary||
Submit an online application at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/. Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021.
Please provide a list of 3 References with telephone/email contact information
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
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