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Counselor – FCT

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Location: Wake
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: August 31, 2021


We are currently seeking a full time Counselor for our Family Centered Treatment (FCT) program. The FCT Counselor position is both a team and individual position in which the individual provides clinical services within the Family Centered Treatment model to include: family therapy, individual therapy, and clinical assessments. FCT is a home/community based service, the majority of interactions with families will be in their home or a variety of community locations as necessary and appropriate (schools, social services, probation offices, medical appointments, etc.).

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.


Provide therapeutic services to clients including:
Crisis Response
Assessment of needs
Evaluation of problems and family functioning
Monitoring of family/parental progress
After-care linkage and/or recommendation to referent
The FCT Clinician will provide Family Center Treatment to families and guide them through the four phases of treatment in a timely manner.


Educational and Experience

Minimum Master’s degree in a Human Services field
Meets the requirements specified for a QP status according to 10ANAC 27G.0104.

Must maintain a professional license/provisional licensure status in an applicable field (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LCAS)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Ability to make vital crisis decisions on the job to effect change.
Excellent organizational skills.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to make independent judgments and decisions without supervisory direction.
Ability to learn a variety of technological equipment and systems quickly and address problems quickly and efficiently to avoid lapse in communication with staff, families, or collaterals
Bilingual a plus
Knowledge of:

Family Systems Therapy and Family Preservations Model
Wake County Resources
Microsoft Office Suite


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.

How to Apply

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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