Careers

Holy Family Institute actively recruits employees from all backgrounds. In addition to comfortable and attractive working conditions, employment at HFI comes with an additional reward: the satisfaction of working for a good cause. Each employee plays an important role in contributing to our mission of empowering children and families to lead responsible lives and develop healthy relationships built on faith, hope, and love.

Current Openings

Youth Care Worker-Nights

Overview

Reports to: Program Supervisor

Hours: 10:30 p.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Various days of the week

Description

General Statement of Duties: The Youth Care Worker maintains a positive and growth-producing environment for children living in the residential program.  He/She will be responsible for checking residents during the night every 15 minutes while they sleep utilizing an electronic recording device.  Position charasteristics are similar in nature to that of a night watchperson.

Essential Functions: 

  1. Promotes the Mission and Philosophy of Holy Family Institute.
  2. Demonstrates dignity and respect for residents and their families.
  3. Manages crisis situations through utilization of skills learned in agency-approved training.
  4. Utilizes agency-approved behavioral motivation methods.
  5. Provides for the health and safety of residents as defined by DPW regulations.
  6. Provides supervision of assigned clients.
  7. Completes required documentation in keeping with agency standards.
  8. Maintains client confidentiality.
  9. Assists residents with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living through modeling, coaching and structuring activities.
  10. Maintains a pleasant, tidy, sanitary and safe living environment for residents.
  11. Participates in team meetings and treatment planning conferences.
  12. Follows treatment goals as written in each resident’s service plan.
  13. Follows medical instructions for each resident.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a high school diploma with good verbal and written skills. Valid PA Driver’s license and current Act 33/34 and FBI clearances are required. Internal candidates must have required DPW trainings. Additionally, candidate must be physically capable of managing client behavior. EOE


Drug and Alcohol Counselor — Highmark Licensed – Part-time

Overview

Reports to: SHORES Clinical Supervisor

Hours: Part-Time, 20 hr per week position

(flexibility needed, some evening and weekend hours may be required)

Locations: Throughout Allegheny and Beaver counties.

Description

General Statement of Duties: The Part-time Drug and Alcohol Counselor will provide drug and alcohol outpatient level treatment for children, adolescents and adults for the SHORES D&A program. Counseling sessions take place in client home or school settings.

Essential Functions: 

  1. Promotes the Mission and Philosophy of Holy Family Institute.
  2. Provides a weekly minimum number of 10 billable hours of services to clients weekly.
  3. Carries a case load and works as the primary counselor for identified clients.
  4. Identifies family treatment issues and makes outside referrals when indicated.
  5. Develops time limited, goal-directed treatment plans.
  6. Provides goal-directed, strength-based therapy as defined by the treatment plan.
  7. Completes required documentation within agency standards, and submits documentation to the Clinical Supervisor on a weekly basis.
  8. Attends all mandatory trainings and completes state mandated 25 hours of training per year.
  9. Maintains client confidentiality.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must be licensed by PA State Board as LPC or LCSW and be credentialed with private insurance companies, specifically Highmark.  Non-licensed clinicians will not be considered.  Candidates must have a valid PA driver’s license, a vehicle to use during working hours andcurrent Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.

EOE

Outpatient Therapist – LCSW/LPC

Overview

Reports to: Supervisor of Swissvale Office

Hours: Occasional – hours may vary depending on the clients’ needs.

Description

General Statement of Duties:

The Outpatient Therapist provides individual, marital, family and group therapy to children in the residential progarm and to community clients (both children and adults).  LCSW or LPC is required for this position.

Essential Functions: 

  1. Promotes the Mission and Philosophy of Holy Family Institute.
  2. Conducts a comprehensive psychosocial assessment, including diagnostic impressions.
  3. Formulates time limited, goal-directed, and strength based treatment plans.
  4. Provides Therapeutic services using evidenced based methods.
  5. Presents a thorough clinical impression of a client’s mental state and the efficiency of interventions at Clinical Consult Meetings.
  6. Completes all required documentation to agency standards in a timely manner.
  7. Develops Discharge Planning.
  8. Maintains client confidentiality.
  9. Attends all mandatory training.
  10. Willing to provide therapeutic services at any of our office locations.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must posses a Master’s Degree in Social Work and or possess a Master’s degree in counseling and must have LCSW or LPC.  A minimum of (2) years clinical experience with children, adults and families is preferred. The candidate must be credentialed through Highmark BC/BS insurance company.  Additionally candidate must have valid PA driver’s license and Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.  Candidate must be physically capable of managing clients’ behaviors. EOE