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Eliot Community Human Services Homeless Team Leader - PATH in Northampton, Massachusetts


$3,000 Sign-on Bonus

Eliot's Homeless Division is seeking a dynamic, energetic Clinician to fill their Team Lead Position. The Homeless Division Outreach begins with the Federal and State funded Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH), which provides person-centered and trauma-informed support services to individuals with serious mental health illnesses, as well as those with co-occurring substance use disorders, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Outreach Clinicians and Engagement Specialists engage, assess, and collaboratively develop a recovery-oriented treatment plan that incorporates identified needs and preferences of the person served. Service referrals may include but are not limited to:

  • Primary Care/Accountable Care Organizations (ACO);

  • Access to federal and/or state benefits (social security, legal services, health insurance, transportation, food);

  • Behavioral Health (Psychiatry/Counseling);

  • Specialized Therapy to address PTSD;

  • Substance Use Disorder Supports: Recovery Coaching, Medication Assisted Treatment, Harm/Risk Reduction, Rehabilitation, Sober Living, Detoxification;

  • Department of Mental Health Services; and Intensive Case Management.


  • Promote hope, empowerment and recovery in all aspects of care. Model professional behavior for staff and promote use of recovery based language.

  • Provide overall clinical supervision and oversight of service delivery of the team.

  • Provide clinical guidance and support in developing interventions and supervision of team members.\

  • Provide direct supervision to all staff both in the office and in the field. Teach and model clinical interventions, strength based strategies and ensure services are culturally competent.

  • Participate in the hiring of staff for all programs and services in assigned area.

  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of assigned staff.

  • Review eligibility and assessment documentation and provide consultation, ensuring compliance with SAMSHA and state requirements as well as policies and procedures.

    Schedule: Monday- Friday, full time 40 hours per week




  • Clinical Skills: Expert

  • Experience with population: Expert

  • Supervisory skills: Expert



  • MA or better in MH Counseling

  • Masters of Social Work or better in Social Work

Licenses & Certifications


  • LCSW


  • LMHC