Cancer CAREpoint Job Openings

Executive Director

Therapist/Social Worker – LMFT/LCSW/LPCC
(24-32 hours per week)

Job Description

Join a team committed to ensuring that no one faces cancer alone.

Cancer CAREpoint provides personalized support to patients, survivors, families and caregivers in Silicon Valley. We are seeking counselors who want to help clients navigate the practical, psychological and emotional impacts of cancer. Cancer CAREpoint is the only community-based organization in Silicon Valley providing direct non-medical support programs to patients and family members no matter where they receive their medical care, their insurance status or cancer type, all at no cost.

Our counseling services are offered on a short-term basis using the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy model. We do not provide in-house services for acute psychiatric needs or severe mental illness, and do not diagnose or engage in insurance billing for our services. All charting is to licensure and internal organizational standards. Caseloads are realistic and are expected to be healthy and sustainable for the clinical staff, we believe in wellness for our staff as well as our clients.

This is a part-to-full time position (24-32 hours per week), Monday through Friday. Cancer CAREpoint primarily offers services between 9a-5p, however some groups and programs may require occasional evening hours. Services and programs are offered virtually and in-person for clients.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling (registered with CA BBS: LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)
  • 3-5 years professional experience in a community, hospital-based or mental health setting.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).
  • Experience providing telehealth and in-person services.
  • Experience working with clients with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses.
  • Strong written and oral communication; excellent record keeping.
  • Excellent clinical and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community health, welfare and social agencies.
  • Possess basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with client/case-management software
  • Working knowledge of legal and ethical issues governing direct service delivery including, but not limited to, HIPPA and mandated reporting requirements.

Job Duties and Tasks:

  • Meet with cancer patients, family members, caregivers to assess non-medical needs
  • Provide case management and advocacy, referrals to appropriate services
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling
  • Facilitate support groups
  • Develop/facilitate psychoeducational programs/seminars as assigned
  • Collaborate with representatives from other agencies
  • Other duties as assigned.

To learn more about Cancer CAREpoint, visit www.cancercarepoint.org. Please email your cover letter and resume to Morrigan Bruce ().  Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.