Community Clinician - DMH Flexible Support Services #8402

Posted: 02/02/2023

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Community Clinician!


In this vital position, the Community Clinician provides home and community-based stabilization, clinical interventions, individual and family psychotherapy, support, service planning, advocacy and service linkage to youth authorized for service through DMH and their families.


The Community Clinician will:

  • support school-based contracts by providing groups, consultations, and direct care as needed within the Somerville and Cambridge schools
  • provide culturally competent, trauma informed, strength-based services to a diverse population of children and families struggling with multiple stressors including mental health, trauma, inadequate community supports & resources, language barriers, poverty and homelessness
  • provide 24-hour on-call consultation as required


Schedule: 40 hours per week; in-person with an option for telehealth as needed


Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer.


Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee


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Required Skills
  • Ability to work independently in supporting community-based caseload 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills required
  • Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle 

Required Experience
  • Master’s degree in a human service field, psychology, social work, or other clinical discipline
  • Minimum one-year clinical experience working directly with youth who have experienced seriously emotionally disturbance or emotional challenges to well-being and their families
  • Experience with culturally diverse populations preferred



Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.