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Riverside Community Care Respite/Community Crisis Stabilization Clinician in Norwood, Massachusetts

$5,000.00 Sign-On Bonus: $2,500 after 30 days and $2,500 after 4 months of service.

Effective 8/20/21 - eligible applicants on or after 8/20/21; Internal transfers do not qualify for sign-on bonus.

We make a difference- in your community and in your career.

Riverside Community Care’s Community Crisis Stabilization and DMH Respite Program provides support and crisis intervention for adults through short-term 24-hour treatment in a structured home-like setting. CCS/Respite provides person-centered, solution-focused stabilization and treatment to individuals in psychiatric crisis.

Riverside Community Care’s CCS/Respite Program is seeking a master-level clinician with diagnostic skills and the ability to deescalate and provide crisis interventions. Our ideal candidate would rapidly establish rapport with a wide range of clinical presentations. The candidate would work with individuals to provide short-term support and assist with accessing community-based services while working within a multidisciplinary team.


  • Work within a multidisciplinary team and provide daily individual and group therapy to individuals onsite at the CCS and DMH Respite program.

  • Provide community-based support to individuals enrolled in the DMH Mobile Respite Program

  • Provide collateral and family consultations, case management and consultation

  • Develop and implement goal-oriented treatment plans for all clients in the program, within 24 hours of admission.

  • Conduct concurrent reviews with insurers as needed to obtain authorization for services.

  • Document all clinical and collateral contacts as well as case management activities in Evolv (electronic health record)

  • Participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds

Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday 8a-4p (9a-5p)

Full Time, Salaried, Benefits eligible. Face to Face work required through onsite and community outreach

Riverside is a large, award winning nonprofit community behavioral health provider serving eastern and central Massachusetts with competitive salaries, supervision and an excellent benefit's package!

Our Ideal Candidate:

Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

  • Basic computer fluency including Microsoft Office required

  • Committed to continuous improvement, takes initiative, self-aware

Required Experience

  • Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, or related field (clinical degree that provides a path to independent licensure) required

  • Experience running groups preferred

  • Experience / knowledge of insurers

  • Clinical experience with adults and knowledge of the adult system of care required

    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.