Employment Opportunities

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Southwestern Human Services is always looking for individuals who are dedicated and invested in working within the social services field.  Employment at SHS has many advantages including a flexible schedule, competitive wages, and benefits (including health, dental, and vision coverage as well as a 401k and the ability to accrue paid time off).  We also offer paid training, hands on experience, professional supervisions, internships, and the ability to work close to home as we work with clients throughout Allegheny and surrounding counties.

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TITLE POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Therapeutic Staff Support
  • Persons with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or similar human service field with no previous work experience;
  • Persons with a Bachelor’s Degree in any other field with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents;
  • Licensed registered nurses with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents;
  • Persons with an Associate’s Degree or sixty credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience as a TSS Aide;
  • Persons with an Associate’s Degree or sixty credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents other than as a TSS Aide;
  • Licensed practical nurses with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.
Behavior Specialist Consultant (both licensed and non-licensed)
  • Multiple positions available) Prepare assessments, recommendations & behavior health treatment plans for children & adolescents.  Maintain contact with client, family, school & other agencies.  Develop client crisis safety plans. Implement emergency procedures as needed. Communicate with treatment team members re: effects of &/or needs for behavior plan modifications/revisions.  Minimum Requirements:  Must have Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in social work, counselling, psychology, special education, mental health or a closely related field. Must have license as a mental health professional or 1 year experience working in a CASSP system (CYS, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Special Education, Drug or Alcohol) or at a licensed mental health services agency. Regular travel within Pittsburgh, PA metro area to meet with clients at home, schools or other facilities.  No overnight trips or travel outside Pittsburgh metro region. No fixed itinerary.  40 hours/week.  Overtime as needed.  Work schedule is flexible to fit client schedules.  Some evening or weekend hours may be required on a scheduled or emergency basis.
  • $1,000 signing bonus for qualified licensed staff (BSL, LSW, LPC, LCSW).  For graduates working towards licensure, we offer clinical supervision to part time and full time employees who qualify.  If you are not yet licensed but interested in obtaining a Behavior Specialist license, please go to:  http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Medicine/Documents/Applications%20and%20Forms/Initial%20Applications/IMedApp%20-%20Behavior%20Specialist.pdf
Mobile Therapist
  • Clinicians must have either a Master’s degree or PhD in a mental health field and at least 12 master’s level credits in counseling.
Outpatient Therapist
  • The psychiatric outpatient therapist must be a Mental Health Professional trained in a recognized discipline which could include psychology, social work, psychiatry, nursing, rehabilitation, activity therapies or a related field. The therapist must possess a graduate degree and have a minimum of two year’s experience in providing therapy, individual or group, to individuals with a mental health diagnosis in an outpatient setting.
Licensed Outpatient Therapist
  • Part time or Full time position available for an Outpatient therapist who is licensed and credentialed.
Psychologist
  • Psychologist licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.
Psychiatrist
  • Board Certified Child Psychiatrist licensed in the State of Pennsylvania as well as a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist
 Psychiatric Nurse Practioner
  •  Psychiatric Nurse Practioner licensed in the state of PA
Senior Care Positions
  • Personal care workers, personal assistance staff, companions, respite and counselors.

The availability of these positions changes frequently.  For more information regarding any of these positions, please call our human resources department at 412-831-8211.  If you are interested in submitting your resume, please e-mail or fax it to our Human Resources department at  hr@shs-pgh.org or (412) 831-8225 (fax).

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.

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