Job Information

Organization: Liberty Resources Inc

Posting Start: 2023-11-11

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Title: Clinician

Posting End: 2024-12-11

A Brief Job Description:

Liberty Resources is seeking a Full Time Licensed Clinician to be a part of our Safe Options Support program in the Rochester community.

Now Offering $1000 Sign On Bonus


The Safe Options Support (SOS) Clinician will be a key member of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team seeking to engage the unhoused population of Monroe County from a trauma informed, person-centered, strengths-based, non-judgmental, autonomous, and barrier free approach. The team’s mission is to ensure the greatest level of independence and well-being for homeless and unstably housed individuals who are traditionally marginalized or underserved with compassionate care and connection to needed resources. The SOS team consists of a Team Leader, Licensed Clinician and/or Nurse, Care Managers, and Peer Specialists. The team will support program participants through the application of the highly acclaimed, Critical Time Intervention, evidence-based, model of care.


We are committed to prioritizing candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and recruiting, training, and retaining employees to increase the dynamic of our workforce. We are looking for candidates who will be willing and able to offer themselves as role models for the population we serve, operating through the values of mutuality, autonomy, empathy, inclusivity and safety. Our employees have passion around the services they provide and our corporate values of excellence and staff support. We pride ourselves on high quality, integrated, community-based services that meet the evolving needs of our communities. We’re committed to building a diverse workforce that values contributions of all team members and work to recognize cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and how they apply to provision of positive health outcomes.



Clinician Position Summary:


The Clinician will be embedded within the community with a remote/hybrid component as well. This position is Monday-Friday with rotating telephonic on-call requirements. The primary goal of the Clinician is to support individuals experiencing significant barriers who are housing deprived to secure permanent housing of their choice. Additionally, SOS team members will provide support for individual’s self-defined vision of personal wellness. Continuing education, supervision, and training to ensure success will be an ongoing part of the Clinician’s role at Liberty Resources.


Clinician Job Responsibilities:


  • Consistently outreach and build relationships with displaced and unhoused persons; meet participants where they are physically and behaviorally at known “hangouts” or “hot spots” within the community, hospital settings and anywhere applicable.
  • Make referrals to necessary care and support services utilizing warm handoffs.
  • Work closely with any existing care team(s) of individuals being served.
  • Monitor engagement in services and status of permanent housing through continued connection to ensure stability, independence and wellbeing in their new community.
  • Administer assessments related to mental health, addiction, and/or social determinants of health (training is provided).
  • Crisis management and safety planning using the Columbia Protocol and other best practices.
  • Engage in personal self-care to maintain efficacy and personal sustainability.


Clinician Qualifications:


  • A licensed master’s degree or higher in social work, mental health counseling, nursing or psychology could be considered for the Mental Health Clinician role (ex. LCSW, CASAC, LMSW, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, RN, etc.).
  • Experience providing advocacy with homeless and/or precariously housed populations is preferred but not required.
  • Experience as a provider and/or recipient of behavioral health, substance use and/or homeless services.
  • Ability to diagnose, document and treat conditions through developing patient-centered treatment plans.
  • Knowledge of:
    • homeless resources within the community;
    • treatment, rehabilitation, and community support programs as they relate to recipient/residents, families, and staff;
    • community-based organizations and opportunities for continuing wellness development of participants;
    • Intentional Peer Support models, best practices and methods of implementation;
    • Broad-based health and related concerns that could be experienced by those who are unhoused or transitioning into housing.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Demonstrates the values of diversity, equity and belonging; foster an inclusive environment that facilitates diversity.


Clinician Required Skills and Abilities:


The successful candidate is required to regularly sit, stand, walk, bend, climb stairs and lift objects of up to 20 lbs. as needed. The candidate is required to possess the ability to understand, support and operate from a strength-based approach, display professionalism in all settings, and recognize the importance and benefits of relationship building and collaborating with other service providers.


The candidate must have the ability to solve complex problems using creative solutions and act consistently in a manner that demonstrates dignity and respect for participants is required, as well as the ability to de-escalate participants in times of crisis.


The candidate must have a respect for and high level of comfort around people experiencing psychiatric crises and the ability to utilize critical thinking, problem-solving and de-escalation skills to assist with creating and maintaining an environment that promotes recovery.


The candidate must show sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to incorporate that understanding into service provision is required.


Why you want to work with us:


At Liberty Resources we:


  • Value the wellness of staff as much as we value the wellness of the people we serve.
  • Embody cultural humility through ongoing dedication to creating an inclusive environment and take pride in being an equal opportunity employer.
  • Foster a collaborative environment with a foundation of safety and trust.
  • Remain dedicated to supporting people’s growth and career paths through training and advancement opportunities.
  • Are constantly growing as an organization with locations in three states and over 1,500 employees.
  • Offer paid time off and opportunities for flexible scheduling.
  • Have a relaxed dress code.


Starting Rate: $62,000 per year


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Contact Information:

Colby Spencer HR Generalist 315-425-1004 x1566