Job Opportunities at Headrest2021-03-09T04:15:30+00:00

Job Opportunities at Headrest

Current job opportunities at Headrest are displayed below.

PT Vocational Employment Specialist2021-03-22T16:16:17+00:00

Headrest is looking for a PT VOCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST! Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Cameron Ford, Executive Director, at cameron.ford@headrest.org.

Brief Position Description:

The Vocational Employment Specialist advances Headrest’s mission and vision by providing direct training to clients and employers. Training for clients consists of pre-employment activities and assessment, job development and placement, and employer interaction. This individual will also facilitate the development and maintenance of an employer advisory board to assist with developing successful strategies for placement and support of our clients.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

The Vocational Employment Specialist will work collaboratively with area employers to develop and provide employment opportunities to the Clients of Headrest and potential other community members through the City of Lebanon Human Services department.

Vocational Employment Services, provided in compliance with an Individual Service Plan (ISP), shall include but not be limited to:

Vocational assessments:

  • Job preparation, that includes Intensive Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS);
  • Job coaching
  • Counseling regarding on the job challenges and successes
  • Environmental support; and
  • Adaptive skills teaching necessary for a client attempting to secure and retain employment.

A substantial amount of time will be spent at job sites, meeting with employers and employees, and assisting and transporting clients to job interviews and job sites. Working hours will be flexible. The Vocational Employment Specialist will need to be able to transport clients in their own automobile in some situations however, independence is always the priority.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent of education and work experience.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Privately owned automobile with current auto insurance carrying a minimum coverage of 100,000/300,000 personal liability insurance mandatory. Current safety check and a clean driving record required. Driving abstract and proof of insurance required upon hire.
  • Available to work flexible/adjustable hours to provide on-call support and response to after hours concerns and emergencies.

Supervision:

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Salary Level and Exempt Status:

This is an non-exempt position with a starting hourly wage of $18-25.

FT Director of Development2021-03-15T17:57:39+00:00

Headrest has an amazing opportunity for a Director of Development. This position advances Headrest’s mission and vision by assisting in the oversight and implementation of the organization’s strategic goals regarding marketing, fundraising and donor stewardship.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Chair of the Development Committee, the Director of Development oversees donor relations and manages fundraising initiatives. Responsibilities include developing Headrest’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors and building a stronger development team for our organization. Duties include managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns, maintaining the Charity Proud database, managing the grants calendar and writing grants.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and oversee annual fundraising programs, grants calendar and grant writing
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships
  • Maintain ongoing communication with private and corporate donors
  • Maintain media functions including social media platforms, the Headrest website, newsletters, etc.
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders and Executive Director
  • Collaborate with the Management and Development Committees on the planning of fundraising events and donor relations
  • Develop print marketing collateral

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field OR a combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years fundraising experience
  • Foundation relationship and grant writing experience
  • Familiarity with Charity Proud, Razor’s Edge or similar software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, cloud-based file sharing systems and online meeting tools
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Cameron Ford, Headrest’s Executive Director, at cameron.ford@headrest.org.

FT Residential Program Assistant2021-02-23T13:41:34+00:00

Headrest has a great opportunity for a FT Residential Program Assistant in Lebanon, NH. This position advances Headrest’s mission by supporting residents in recovery from substance use disorder to complete their treatment goals and achieve successful re-entry into the community. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Lara Quillia, Residential Manager, at lara.quillia@headrest.org.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

Direct Client Services

  • In collaboration with other program staff and clients, ensure the safety of residents living at Headrest. Health and safety functions include but are not limited to: administering drug testing (urine analysis) upon intake and on-going random drug screening; supervising and documenting administration of residents’ medications in accordance with policies and procedures, supervising emergency building evacuations.
  • Provides transportation as needed in the client’s treatment plan or program sanctioned activities in order for clients to access additional health and community services.
    Supervise residents in overall house rules to ensure that all rules and assignments are consistently and fairly enforced.
  • Provide back-up facilitation for house group meetings and document client participation.
    Administration
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all client contacts according to Headrest practices and contractual obligations as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Attends and participates in periodic general staff meetings.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the Residential Office.

Other Duties:
Headrest is a service organization with a relatively small number of employees, requiring flexibility and cooperation among all staff. Employees will need to complete other duties as assigned in order to provide quality community services.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field or an equivalent level of education and/or experience.
  • Experience in substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting preferred.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc); lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Hold a valid driver’s license in good standing in order to safely transport clients to appointments or meetings as needed.

Supervision:

This position receives administrative supervision from the Residential Program Coordinator. The Clinical Director provides clinical supervision as needed for both residential services and the employee’s professional development. This position is not responsible for any employee supervisory duties.

FT Case Manager2021-02-10T17:36:41+00:00

Headrest has a great opportunity for a FT Case Manager in Lebanon, NH. This position advances Headrest’s mission by supporting residents in recovery from substance use disorder to complete their treatment goals and achieve successful re-entry into the community. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Lara Quillia, Residential Manager, at lara.quillia@headrest.org.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties: 

Case Management Services:

  • In collaboration with other program staff and residents, ensure the safety of residents living at Headrest.  Health and safety functions include but are not limited to:  administering drug testing (urine analysis) upon intake and on-going random drug screening; supervising and documenting administration of residents’ medications in accordance with policies and procedures, supervising emergency building evacuations.
  • Assist residents with reintegration back into a community; housing, medical, management of insurance applications, budgeting, time management and sustainable employment, coordinate with the clinical treatment team needs of residents.
  • Develop a discharge plan with resident in coordination with Residential Counselor.
  • Provides case management and continuity of care for residents to assist them in accessing additional health and community resources.
  • Supervise residents in overall house rules to ensure that all rules and assignments are consistently and fairly enforced.
  • Coordinates transportation to appointments

Administration:

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all residents contacts according to Headrest practices and contractual obligations as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Attends and participates in weekly clinical supervision meetings.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the Residential Office.

Other Duties:

  • Headrest is a service organization with a relatively small number of employees, requiring flexibility and cooperation among all staff.  Employees will need to complete other duties as assigned in order to provide quality community services.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Recovery Support Worker, State of NH, or working toward that certification completion within 6 months of hire.
  • Associates or Bachelor Degree in related field or an equivalent level of education and/or experience.
  • Experience in substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Physical Requirements:  Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc.); lift and carry up to 25 pounds.  Hold a valid driver’s license in good standing in order to safely transport clients to appointments or meetings as needed.

Supervision:

This position receives administrative supervision from the Residential Manager.  The Clinical Director provides clinical supervision for both residential services for the employee’s professional development.  This position is not responsible for any employee supervisory duties.

Salary Level and Exempt Status:

This is a non-exempt position with a starting hourly pay range of $15.00 to $20.00 depending upon demonstrated education and experience.

PT Hotline Counselor2021-03-09T04:13:34+00:00

Headrest is looking for a PT HOTLINE COUNSELOR! Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Cameron Ford, at cameron.ford@headrest.org.

Brief Position Description:
The Hotline Counselor advances Headrest’s mission and vision by providing crisis intervention, suicide prevention services, and information and referral through the 24/7 Crisis Hotline (1-800-273-TALK). This position also provides support to the counseling and residential program.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Provide active listening, information and referral and intervention services to all callers, residents and walk-ins as appropriate
  • Review previous contacts and conduct follow-ups as necessary
  • Conduct phone screenings for individuals seeking other Headrest services
    Counseling and Residential Program Support
  • Participate in regular building safety measures including: fire drills, nightly resident check-ins
  • Complete intake form for residential and counseling services
  • Schedule Outpatient Counseling appointments
  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation of all client contact according to Headrest procedures
  • Functions as a receptionist for the agency including granting access to visitors, sending and receiving mail/packages on behalf of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, addictions treatment or other human services field preferred, but not required
  • Completion of the Hotline Training Program or evidence of equivalent training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc); lift and carry up to 25 pounds

Salary Level and Exempt Status:
This is a non-exempt PT (or per diem) position with a starting hourly wage of $14 depending upon related professional experience.

FT MLADC/LADC2020-12-16T21:13:26+00:00

Job Description
Headrest has a great opportunity for a Master’s level Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC) or a Bachelors level Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor in Lebanon, NH location. The MLADC/LADC promotes and provides clinical health interventions related to substance use disorders. If interested, send resume and cover letter to Cameron Ford, Executive Director of Headrest, at cameron.ford@headrest.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Intensive outpatient groups, weekly individual sessions and facilitate the NH Impaired Driver Care Management Program
  • Case Management needs as they arise in client’s care.
  • Collaborate with outside agency, probation/parole, and family members.
  • Establish/Maintain up to date records and an active case load as assigned by the Clinical Director.

Qualifications:

  • Be licensed by the New Hampshire Board for Alcohol and other drug Use Professionals or licensed eligible.
  • Have a degree in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Addictions, Human Services or other equitable degree.
  • Attention to detail and proficient with computer software and well organized.
  • Be able to function independently and as a team.
  • Adhere to agency standards and confidentiality laws.

Job Type: Full-time
License required: • MLADC/LADC

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