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Location: Wake
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: December 13, 2021

We are seeking a full-time ACT Team Lead to establish, administer, and direct the ACT program, a self-contained clinical team which assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified members with severe and persistent mental illnesses. The Team Lead supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence, courteous, helpful and respectful services to program members and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.

Tap into your passion at SouthLight Healthcare. Build your career in an environment where your voice, passion and work matters every day. At the core of SouthLight is a commitment to our values, our employees and clients. We strive to be an organization where every colleague can contribute and excel. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a culture that values diversity and inclusion. SouthLight offers competitive opportunities and a robust benefits package.

About SouthLight Healthcare
Founded in 1970, SouthLight Healthcare is one of the area’s largest and long-established nonprofit providers of substance use treatment and mental health services. With outpatient and community-based programs, SouthLight provides prevention, education and treatment services in the Triangle and beyond. SouthLight has multiple office locations throughout the Triangle area, serving more than 9,000 clients each year. Services include adult outpatient counseling, Intensive Outpatient Program, Psychiatric Services and Medication Management, Opioid Treatment Program, Court Deferral Program, Peer Support Services, Family Centered Treatment, Community Support Team and a residential treatment program for women and children and more.


Serve as a practicing clinician on assigned Assertive Community Treatment Team and coordinate the activities and services in their assigned area.
Lead meetings and disseminate information to other ACTT staff from various sources. Provide support to ACTT staff.
Provide effective oversight, direction, and clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff/programs
Coordinate and participate in on-call crisis intervention rotation
Ensure each individual served has an appropriate, clinically-based and culturally sensitive assessment which is the basis for all service provisions.
Monitor and assess the quality of services of assigned programs including but not limited to conducting audits of charts, overseeing the peer review process, direct observation of staff, and other activities as deemed appropriate by the Agency Quality Improvement Plan.


Ability to easily connect with people with profound communication skills
A constructive approach towards members
Ability to maintain confidentiality of the information collected from the members and their families
Good analyzer and good observations skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to tackle complicated issues with ease and should be comfortable dealing with patients of all age groups
Considerable knowledge of the dynamics and problems of addiction, and current practices of treatment.
Strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences
Education and Experience

Master’s degree in Human Services
Experience with Adult/Child Developmental and Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Use Disorders. At least 3 years post graduate clinical experience.


LCMHC, LMFT, LCSW preferred
Valid North Carolina Driver License – NC Division of Motor Vehicles


Full-time employees are eligible for medical benefits the first of the month 30 days after hire date. Options for a standard plan and an HSA plan with a $500 initial contribution and up to a $25 per paycheck match. 10 paid holidays and PTO hours which accrue at a rate of 10 hours per month. After 6 months employees are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plan which has a 4% match. Company paid life insurance, short and long term disability, in house and paid training opportunities, and additional pay for working holidays.

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SouthLight Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer –

We agree not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex

SouthLight is committed to keeping our clients and employees safe and healthy. We are following guidance for healthcare providers and requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires.