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Job Opening: Employee Assistance Counselor (Clinical Social Worker-III) – UC Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley
University Health Services

Employee Assistance Counselor
(Clinical Social Worker-III)

CARE Services is the campus faculty and staff assistance program providing free, confidential problem assessment and referral for UC Berkeley faculty and staff. We are seeking a part-time Employee Assistance Counselor to provide confidential internal employee assistance services to UC Berkeley campus and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) faculty, staff and family members, and:

• Provide individual problem assessment, referral, consultation and follow-up, case management, management consultation, crisis intervention, critical incident debriefing, and group facilitation. services for the Berkeley campus and LBNL employee assistance programs
• Ensure confidentiality, adherence to related standards, ethics and laws, and quality and continuation of care.
• Identify training and education needs; research, develop, promote and deliver workshops, classes and presentations to program client population, including campus and LBNL management on employee assistance related topics.
• Promote awareness of CARE Services through written and oral communication, including website development, newsletters, and participation in committees, employee orientations, and health fairs.

University Health Services (UHS), located at the Tang Center, serves the University of California, Berkeley campus by providing fully accredited primary medical care, sports medicine, mental health, innovative health promotion and health insurance services to students, as well as a variety of faculty and staff health programs and services. UHS employs over 300 career and contract staff. To learn more, visit http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/.

The successful candidate for this position must possess:
• Knowledge and expertise in employee assistance service program delivery involving a wide variety of difficult problems and complex cases, including threat assessment and management within a diverse workforce.
• Ability to provide consultation and training to managers and HR professionals regarding behavioral risk factors and safety concerns within an employment context
• Thorough understanding of employee assistance-related policies, procedures, regulations and laws regarding human resources management, fitness for duty, disability management, work/family, workers compensation, discrimination, harassment, and employment law.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain program confidentiality, employee assistance standards, ethical practices and related laws, and clinical records.
• Experience in individual, group and organizational psychodynamics, change theory and practice.
• Strong oral, written communication, consultative, collaborative, and group facilitation skills.
• Master’s degree in behavioral health field; four to six years experience in work related to employee assistance;
• Current California mental health license

This is a temporary 12-month position with possible funding renewal on an annual basis. This is a 50% limited position which requires 20 employment hours per week. The schedule for this position requires 8 hours on Mondays and 4 hours on Fridays with the remaining 8 hours to be determined. CARE Services’ hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 am – 6 pm. The half-time salary range is $33,000 to $36,000 with an excellent benefits package. This position has been designated as sensitive and as such, employment is contingent upon successful clearance of the following prior to the first day of work: Criminal Background Check and acceptable medical evaluation, including infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccination history.

Please apply online at http://jobs.berkeley.edu (indicate Job Code # 10400) and also send resumes and questions to UHS Human Resources Manager, @ hr@uhs.berkeley.edu
Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty and students and invites qualified persons to apply, including minorities and women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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