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Residential Therapist I-II

Company: Cornerstones of Care
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Residential Therapist I-II


Ozanam Campus 421 E 137th St

Kansas City, MO

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$2500 sign-on bonus!

POSITION: Residential Therapist

Salary: $48,000.00 - $53,000.00 annually

(Starting salary depends on education and experience)

Job Type: Full Time

Cornerstones of Care may provide supervision hours as required for licensure at no cost to the employee. We also offer annual CEU requirements through the company free of charge and an excellent benefits package. Additionally, flexible scheduling and work from home available and telehealth may be utilized in special circumstances.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Do you believe that youth in residential treatment can heal from their trauma and learn new coping strategies? Are you committed to helping youth move from congregate care to living in a family setting? Is working with teen girls a passion for you? Cornerstones of Care is seeking a dynamic and creative Residential Therapist to join our team. Working closely with the milieu staff, expressive therapy team, vocational trades' team and others on the treatment team, the Residential Therapist supports youth in addressing their past trauma, and developing safe and healthy coping strategies so they can successfully move to a family setting. This position is located on our Ozanam Campus in south KC which features music and art studios, a campus garden, multiple outdoor recreational areas and other spaces conducive to connecting and working with youth. A positive team spirit is critical in this role. Ability to work some non-traditional hours to provide services after school is needed. After hours support is available in the program through an on-call rotation which this position will be part of.

QUALIFICATIONS: Therapist I position requires a master's degree, professional licensure (e.g. LMSW, PLPC) and 1-3 years of experience is required. The Therapist II position requires a master's degree, professional licensure (e.g. LCSW, LSCSW, LPC, LCPC), and 3-5 years of post-clinical licensure experience. Must be at least 21 years of age and pass background check, physical and drug screening. This position also requires a valid driver's license and proof of current vehicle insurance.

BONUS: $1000 of the bonus will be paid on your first pay check and the additional $1500 will be after 12 months of service.

BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, Paid Time Away (unlimited PTO for all benefit eligible team members), medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at www.cornerstonesofcare.org and under the heading "About Us" click on "Join Our Team."


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    Please contact: Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department

    300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

    Phone: (816) 508-1700 Fax: (816) 508-1757

    Like us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/cornerstonescareers

    Cornerstones of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: Cornerstones of Care, Kansas City , Residential Therapist I-II, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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