Employment Opportunities

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 all of Allegheny county

TITLE POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Behavior Health Technician (BHT)
  • Have a high school diploma or the equivalent of a high school diploma; or
  • Certification as a registered behavior technician (RBT) which is a certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board;
Behavior Consultant (BC)
  • Graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling, or related field;
  • No licensure required;
Mobile Therapist (MT)
  • Graduate degree with 9+ credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education, counseling, or related field with (a clinical or mental health direct service practicum) or (1+ years of full-time experience providing mental health services to children or adolescents); or
  • Licensed as a social worker or behavior specialist with (a clinical or mental health direct service practicum); or
  • Licensed psychologist, professional counselor, marriage & family therapist, or clinical social worker;
Behavior Consultant – ABA (BC-ABA)
  • Licensed psychologist (LP), professional counselor (LPC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT), clinical social worker (LCSW), social worker (LSW), behavior specialist (BSL), or certified registered nurse;
    -> To work with ABA clients, a BSL or LSW must be obtained;
    -> 1 year of full-time experience providing ABA services required;
Behavior Analyst (BA)
  • Graduate degree in ABA or other approved degree;
  • Have a certification as a BCBA or another graduate-level certification in behavior analysis from an accredited agency;
Assistant BC-ABA
  • Qualified for BSL except for the experience requirement;
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, education, or related field;
    -> BCaBA or other undergraduate-level certification in behavior analysis from an accredited agency;
    -> 6+ months experience providing ABA services;
    -> 12+ credits in ABA;
Mobile Mental Health Therapist
  • Master’s degree or higher in Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
  • Experience with adults in home/community setting preferred.
  • Trauma-informed background preferred.
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
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner 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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SHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Southwestern Human Services to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.