Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Senior Behavioral Health Counselor (adult General Mental Health & Co-occurring Services)

Posted 28 days ago · Full time

Job Description


This position is eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness

The Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) a sovereign tribe is looking for a Behavioral Health Counselor to provide general mental health counseling to Native Americans at our new state-of-the-art River People Health Center (RPHC) in Scottsdale, Arizona. The ideal candidate would have experience in working with adults and their families to address trauma, depression, grief, anxiety and co-occurring issues through individual, couples, family and group counseling.

Using your patience and empathy in an understanding way, you will provide intake, assessment, evaluation and treatment and deliver individual, group and family counseling to help our clients are progressing satisfactorily and treatments and interventions are done in compliance with Program, Division and Department procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Social Work or closely related area.
  • Licensure: Has at least one (1) of the following licenses to practice in Arizona:
    • Associate Counselor (LAC) or Professional Counselor (LPC);
    • Associate Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW);
    • Associate Marriage and Family Counselor (LAMFT) or LMFT
  • Experience: At least one (1) year of direct counseling experience

  • We offer:
    • Competitive Salary
    • Diverse culture
    • 14 paid holidays
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • Health Benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability
    • Wellness Program - Earn credits toward cash or time off

    Special Requirements

    Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

    "SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

    In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:

    1) attach to application

    2) fax (480) 362-5860

    3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

    Documentation must be received by position closing date. The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted . Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.