The mission of Sojourner House is to promote healthy relationships by providing culturally sensitive support, advocacy, housing, and education for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking; and to effect systems change
Reports to: Director of Clinical Services
Job Location: Providence office (Clinician can work remotely and need not be based in RI)
Status: Part-time fee-for-service contract position (est. 5-10 hrs/week)
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience (hourly rate). As this is classified as a part-time fee-for-service contract position, applicants will not be eligible for agency benefits. Please indicate your hourly salary requirements in your cover letter.
Basic Function: This position is responsible for providing trauma-informed psychotherapy primarily to Spanish-speaking clients receiving services from Sojourner House, a comprehensive domestic and sexual violence agency. The Bilingual Clinician will provide effective mental health intervention to assigned clients, maintaining necessary clinical documentation and records and appropriate communication with other Sojourner House staff.
Principal Job Duties (in descending order of priority) Provide individual counseling to Spanish-speaking clients of Sojourner House who have experienced psychological trauma as a result of exposure to domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or human trafficking:
-Fluency in Spanish and English (oral and written) is required.
-Must be registered or certified with, or licensed by, either the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, the Rhode Island Board of Registration of Social Workers, the Rhode Island Board of Psychology, or the Rhode Island Department of Health as a Mental Health Counselor or a Therapist in Marriage or Family Practice, or by an equivalent state licensing authority. LICSW preferred. Please do not apply for this position without proper licensure, and please indicate in your cover letter which license you hold.
-Professional experience and training in providing trauma-informed therapy to clients who have experienced or been exposed to violence.
-Extensive understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
-Experience working with clients who represent a variety of backgrounds, and an advanced understanding of how to provide culturally competent care while recognizing the impact of oppression on marginalized groups.
-Ability to maintain a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.
-Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle, as this position requires travel between sites.
401k, health and dental benefits
Salary commensurate with experience (hourly rate)
To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 references to Jessica Stults, Director of Clinical Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Bilingual Clinician.” Please ensure that you address how your license and experience comply with the above-mentioned requirements, and please also address your hourly rate in your cover letter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will close on Aug 14, 2020. Sojourner House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Sojourner House386 Smith StProvidence, RI 02908Phone: 4018616191
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