YVLifeSet Specialist - Bryson City, NC

This position will cover Macon, Swain, and Jackson Counties
Company Overview
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. Following the completion of a recent randomized clinical trial, we are in the process of expanding our transitional living program (YVLifeSet) in North Carolina. The clinical trial showed positive effects across several points of measurement and we are looking for mission-driven individuals to help us implement it at a greater scale.
Program Overview
Our YVLifeSet Transitional Living Specialists provide their 16-22 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources. These specialists are able to help young adults become self-sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education by forming therapeutic relationships with program participants, families, friends, and other key community stakeholders.
Position Overview

  • Handle a caseload of 8 16-22 year old clients

  • Create individual service plans with each client based on their goals in order to transition into adulthood.

  • Work collaboratively with the individual, family and community.

Additional Information
Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid driver?s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
Experience in a clinical or case management setting
Experience with population
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

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