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School Counselor - Kirkwood School District K-8 (10 month contract)

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • North County Facility -
  • Salaried -
  • Days -
  • Monday - Friday; No Weekends or Holidays -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1221114
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  

    Kirkwood Mental Health Services provides a licensed clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor through a contract between Kirkwood School District and BJC Behavioral Health, to serve students pre-K through Grade 12. Services include anger


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Responsible for providing case management services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community who are trying to recover from the catastrophic effects of a serious mental illness.


    Responsibilities

  • Authorizes, coordinates, monitors, and adjusts services with contract providers.
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains good relationships and linkages with a wide range of community resources.
  • Ensures follow through with appointments by assisting clients to keep appointments.
  • Provides collaborative clinical case management services.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Work

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Class D (IL) or Class E (MO)
  • LCSW or LPC

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Work

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer