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Vinfen ACCS Team Leader in Allston, Massachusetts

##Job Description

The Team Leader for Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) will be responsible for providing overall administrative leadership and direction to ACCS team staff including Group Living Environments (GLE) and Supported Independent Environments (SIE) Program Directors and staff. The Team Leader oversees service delivery including intake, assessment, clinical treatment planning and delivery, as well as peer and family support. Additionally, the Team Leader ensures seamless, high quality team services to Persons Served living in both GLE and SIE settings while also promoting and managing successful transitions of Persons Served to other DMH services or other community programs. The Team Leader also functions as the primary liaison to the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH), Care Coordination entities and other external parties.

Response to Covid-19

Vinfen continues to follow the guidelines determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Vinfen leadership along with Vinfen's medical staff are closely monitoring the pandemic on a daily basis and make decisions that are best for the safety and well-being of the Vinfen community.

Our response to promote safety during the coronavirus includes:

  • Hiring process conducted via virtual and phone interviews
  • Virtual New Employee Orientation and Virtual Training
  • Work from home arrangements available for eligible positions
  • Laptop and iPhone provided for eligible positions
  • Increased sanitation measures in all programs and group homes
  • Weekly virtual wellness and virtual group gatherings scheduled to maintain sense of community with team members
  • PPE provided to all positions working closely with others

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
  • 15 days of Vacation per year
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 10 Sick Days per year
  • 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!

Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, Clinician, Team Leader, mental health, Psychiatric Services, Telehealth, remote services, work from home


  • Master's Degree , PhD or Psy D required along with licensure (LCSW, LICSW, LRC, LADC 1, OTR or RN) in Massachusetts required
  • Three years clinical experience in progressively responsible positions working with people with psychiatric disabilities and/or co-occurring disabilities required
  • Organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to provide leadership to staff
  • Ability to work in a professional and confidential capacity
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications and equipment
  • Organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to provide leadership to staff
  • Ability to work in a professional and confidential capacity
  • Strong commitment to the right and ability of people served by ACCS to live, work, have meaningful relationships and receive the clinical treatment, resources and supports needed to thrive in their community of choice
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical treatment principles and modalities, best practices and evidence-based practices, including Motivational Interviewing; Harm Reduction and Addiction Treatment; Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT); Housing First; Stages of Change; Seeking Safety, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and Cognitive Behavioral interventions
  • Extensive knowledge of recovery-oriented, person-centered and strengths-based values and principles and modalities, and knowledge of Peer Support principles and evidence-based practices, including the ethical standards of Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery Action Plans (WRAP), empowerment and self-advocacy techniques
  • Knowledge of the effects of prejudice including internalized negative attitudes about oneself, discrimination, and oppression of people with psychiatric disorders, and the effects of poverty
  • Extensive knowledge of trauma-informed and culturally competent services
  • Knowledge of community based education and employment services


Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

POSITION TYPE: Full time - Regular

Pay Rate: $75,000 / year

City: Allston

State: Massachusetts