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Job Code: ACT-TL
Posted On: Tuesday, 16th May 2017
Location: Montgomery Center
27 North Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Masters Degree

Job Description:


The ACT Team Leader is a full-time leader/supervisor that is responsible for both clinical and administrative supervision of the team.  This position requires experience in working with persons who have severe and persistent mental illness, understanding of the importance of delivering service as a team and in accordance to the National Program Standards for ACT services, the ability to be an excellent communicator, demonstrate excellent clinical judgment, adhere to a recovery philosophy of care, have excellent leadership skills and management abilities.

Special Attributes: 

Strong psychosocial, clinical assessment skills. Minimal supervision regarding use of time, able to prioritize work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families. Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. Must have experience with working with persons who have severe and persistent mental disorders.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Provide direct supervision to all ACT team members.

Qualification Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Highly motivated and resilient professional
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to positively lead change and gain results
  • Strong clinical decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to balance economic, business and operational factors with clinical care responsibilities
  • Preceptor and teaching experience helpful
  • Strong critical-thinking/problem-solving skills
  • Proven conflict management/resolution skills
  • High professional ethics and standards
  • Strong team player and team building skills; ability to collaborate with all levels and areas
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven relationship-building and management skills
  • Ability to effectively and positively influence and persuade

Education and/or Experience:

Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, from an accredited college or university.  Three to five years of clinical practice experience.  Prefer 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience.

Certificates, License, Registration:

Must be Licensed or Certified in Area of Practice: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Practicing Psychologist, Registered Nurse and/or licensed or certified in a related human services field.  

Preferred Skills:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effective treatment notes and related documents.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and/or the public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median; ability to interpret bar graphs.

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