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Working for The Phoenix Center is a rewarding and fulfilling opportunity.

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Child and Family Services Manager

The Phoenix Center in beautiful Greenville, South Carolina is seeking a Child and Family Services Manager.  The selected candidate will provide clinical and administrative management of activities related to the provision of children and family therapy services at Serenity Village, an established program with plans for growth in services and capacity.  The master plan for growth is in progress, and when completed, will create a premiere public treatment facility for women and young children suffering the effects of substance use disorder.

At present, Serenity Place is a 16-bed residential treatment center for pregnant women, young mothers and their preschool age children.  The facility offers an evidence based treatment program for the women, combined with therapeutic behavioral services for up to 29 residential children.   Other evidence-based programs currently implemented include Parenting Education and Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT).
 
Expansion plans for the village include the addition of an education center for graduates, six transitional family housing units as well as a new children's treatment building which will triple capacity to 90 children in treatment per day.

Our mission is to assist the citizens of Greenville County and the surrounding area in the prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorders by offering effective and affordable services.

We offer:
•    Competitive Salary
•    State Medical Benefits
•    Dental and vision
•    Life insurance
•    State Retirement and Disability
•    401K
•    Flexible Spending Account
•    Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay
•    Bereavement and Jury Duty Leaves
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Casual Fridays
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Training Opportunities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the development of therapeutic programming to address treatment of developmental   delays in children under the age of seven, particularly as they relate to a parent’s substance use disorder.
  • Manages the development of therapeutic programming to address parenting education, parent-child bonding, family unit counseling, and family member counseling for all children participating in the Children’s Therapeutic Services program (CTS).
  • Provides oversight and support to the residential program at Serenity Place as well as transitional services at Serenity Village through Family Support activities. 
  • Hires, supervises and completes performance evaluations for CTS Childcare Services Coordinator, CTS Child Development Specialists, and Family Support staff. 
  • Provides oversight to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met for DHEC, DSS, CARF, etc.
  • Assures proper orientation for new hires as well as training and development planning consistent with certification and developmental needs of the counseling staff.
  • Performs clinical duties as necessary to cover programming needs including meeting the needs of referral sources and clients.
  • Participates in weekly treatment staffing to receive and provide feedback on client progress.  Provides leadership and direction for the team members.
  • Monitors staff schedules and wait lists for services and makes adjustments as necessary to ensure provision of services and efficient program utilization.
  • Develops and maintains supportive relationships with community agencies, organizations, institutions and referral sources.
  • In coordination with Clinical Supervision team, performs clinical supervisory duties for counselors, peer support, and client care staff.
  • Coordinates activities necessary for data collection and reporting.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Serves on Commission committee(s) as needed


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of substance use disorders and their impact on children and the family unit.
  • Extensive knowledge of the field of clinical counseling, rehabilitation counseling or clinical social work as related to children and families.
  • Extensive knowledge of children’s developmental milestones and effective assessment and treatment of delays.
  • Understanding of trauma and its impact on children.
  • Understanding of educational curriculum development as related to children under the age of seven.
  • Ability to complete clinical, administrative and program evaluation reports.
  • Ability to supervise lead clinical staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, staff and other agencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through both written and oral reports.


REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field and four (4) years of related experience in social work, public health or counseling; including two (2) years in a supervisory role required.  SC licensure (LPC, LMSW, LISW) and/or SCAADAC/NAADAC credentialing required upon hire or within acceptable timeframe after hire.


Child Development Assistant -PT TEMP

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Childcare Services Coordinator and daily monitoring of a Child Development Specialist, this position assists in the provision of therapeutic services to children under the age of seven, through the Circle of Friends program.  This occurs through daily classroom activities which focus on improvement of social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth of children who have delays in these areas, primarily due to a parent’s substance use disorder.  No supervisory requirements.

This position involves activities that require ability to lift 50 lbs., reaching, climbing and grasping. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing or analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing surroundings and activities. The worker is not subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

HS Diploma or GED and a minimum 3 years demonstrated experience working with children under the age of 7.  Associate’s Degree in a child development related field preferred. 


PT Residential Client Care

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Coordinator of Residential Client Care, this position provides proper care, support and education to the residents.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A Certificate in a related field with two years’ experience; or four years’ related experience.  Residential healthcare experience preferred.  Associate’s degree preferred.  Substance Abuse Specialist certification required as soon as possible upon hire. 

Openings:
1 Part Time 7a-7p Saturdays
1 Part Time 7p-7a Saturdays


PT Childcare Transporter

NATURE OF WORK

Under the supervision of the CTS Coordinator, this position provides transportation and other support duties as needed to support client needs in attending appointments, training, to and from childcare related activities or other group activities as indicated in their individual plan of care.  No supervisory requirements.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Valid SC Driver’s license, excellent driving record (<4 points), proof of auto insurance and HS Diploma or equivalent required.  Must meet all requirements of DSS including finger printing and CPS background check. Prior experience in day care environment, residential care facility and exposure to alcohol and other drug treatment programs is highly desired.