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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is one of the world’s largest international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (INGO), at work in more than 50 countries and more than 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. A force for humanity, IRC employees deliver lasting impact by restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions. If you’re a solutions-driven, passionate change-maker, come join us in positively impacting the lives of millions of people world-wide for a better future.

Job Overview: 

The Clinical Supervisor provides culturally and linguistically appropriate care designed to improve the holistic well-being of clients. This includes conducting mental health intake, assessments, and individual service plans, supporting evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions, and supervising the WARN Mental Health Counselor. Services are provided to survivors of human trafficking from different national and ethnic backgrounds, many of whom do not speak English. This position is also expected to engage in provider capacity building activities, as IRC works to educate and strengthen community capacity to identify, respond to, and serve survivors of human trafficking. This position will work as part of the WARN team to coordinate activities with case managers and other staff. This position reports to the Survivor Services Director with clinical supervision provided by IRC’s MHPSS Technical Advisor.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct intake and assessment and develop individual service plans
  • Provide interventions and activities in-office, remotely, and in community settings
  • Support development and delivery of Psychoeducation modules and Psychological First Aid for WARN staff and community partners in order to strengthen response and services for survivors of human trafficking. 
  • Arrange for interpreters as needed to appropriately engage clients in services
  • Provide clinical supervision for the WARN Mental Health Counselor
  • Ensure timely and accurate case charting, documentation, data entry, and reporting
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with the Survivor Services Director, WARN Mental Health Counselor, and WARN Case Management staff to ensure that services are being delivered effectively and in a timely manner
  • Provide network capacity-building activities to strengthen community response and services for victims of human trafficking
  • Supervise Masters level Practicum Interns
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Manage suicide assessments, safety planning, mandatory reporting as needed
  • Based on client needs, provide appropriate resource and referral to higher level of care and/or continuation of care when appropriate and aid in systems navigation

Key Working Relationships: 

Position Reports to: Survivor Services Director

Position Supervises: WARN Mental Health Counselor                               

Other Internal and/or external contacts: 

InternalWARN Team, Family Wellness Team, Resettlement Team, Employment Team, Immigration Team, Youth Program Team, New Roots Team, Health Empowerment Team, Volunteer Coordinator, Finance Team, Operations Team, Development Team.

ExternalAPI Chaya, REST, KIND, Northwest Justice Project, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Seattle Police Department, US Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking, City of Seattle Human Services Division, Washington State Office for Crime Victim Advocacy, Washington State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons, and additional partners. 

Job Requirements: 

Education:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school in social work, psychology, or counseling. 

Certificates or Licenses: 

  • Valid independent clinical license from State of Washington (LCSW, LMHT, LMHC)
  • In accordance with state Law, must possess or be eligible to receive a fingerprint clearance card 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, active insurance policy

Work Experience:

  • At least three years’ experience with therapeutic intake, assessment, service planning, treatment reviews and case closures
  • At least two years’ experience providing evidence-based, evidence-informed, or best-practice interventions 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong intercultural communication skills: demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong computer, keyboard, email, and general office skills
  • Proficiency in English, Spanish and/or other relevant language(s) preferred                                                                                         

Working Environment:  

  • Standard, professional office environment (flexible remote and in-office)
  • Access to a reliable transportation to travel regularly throughout the service delivery area
  • Position may involve evening and weekend work and travel

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period. 

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Standard of Professional Conduct:The IRC and the IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – our Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.


Commitment to Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion:
The IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. The IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of the IRC persons in any work setting. We aim to increase the representation of women, people that are from country and communities we serve, and people who identify as races and ethnicities that are under-represented in global power structures.

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