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Full-Time Employment

Full-Time Employment

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the SCYAP team. The following full-time job opportunities are currently available. Please contact Angel Roddy at aroddy@scyap.com for more information on full-time positions at SCYAP:


Advanced Nurse Practitioner


South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking a full-time or part-time Advanced Nurse Practitioner to work in collaboration with the Clinical Director and our Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to expand our outpatient mental health services. We serve at-risk and vulnerable children and adolescents. The candidate would be responsible developing and implementing individualized treatment plans; collaborating with interdisciplinary treatment teams, and providing ongoing medication management with a therapeutic approach. Must be highly motivated and share our practice philosophy of providing compassionate,comprehensive, and evidenced based care to the children we serve. Position will be located in Columbia, SC to serve clients in the Midlands area,and offers flexible hours and competitive pay.

Please put position title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Position Requirements

·        Nursing license and official recognition by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing as a Mental Health         Nurse Practitioner

·        Experience diagnosing and treating children and adolescent

·        Excellent clinical judgment with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team

·        Able to work independently and think critically

·        A passion for making a difference in the life of a child




TREATMENT COORDINATOR
THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE/COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES

CHARLESTON / LOW COUNTRY AREA (1)

COLUMBIA / MIDLANDS AREA (1)

FLORENCE / PEE DEE AREA (1)

MURRELLS INLET / MYRTLE BEACH AREA (1)

South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking energetic,self-motivated,caring, organized individuals to work with children with special needs and their families. This position represents a key element in a child’s life in coordinating needed mental health, vocational, physical therapy, and other community-based services to help children in foster care reach their maximum potential.  Interested individuals should have strengths in providing and documenting clinical services, working with other child welfare professionals, accessing community resources, advocating for children, and providing oral and written reports.

Three positions are available: one which will require travel in the Charleston/Low country area and surrounding counties, and will be based in the regional office located in N. Charleston, SC; one which will require travel in the Columbia/Midlands area and surrounding counties, and will be based in the regional office located in Columbia, SC; one which will require travel in the Florence/Pee Dee area and surrounding counties, and will be based in the regional office located in Florence, SC; and one which will require travel in Myrtle Beach area/Horry and surrounding counties, and will be based in the regional office located in Murrells Inlet, SC.

SCYAP offers competitive pay and an excellent benefit package. Inquiries and resume scan be sent to Angel Roddy (aroddy@@scyap.com). Please put position title in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Position Requirements

•Professional licensure as an LPC, LMSW, LISW, or LMFT preferred; at the minimum, bachelor’s degree in a social services or related field from an accredited university with at least 2 years direct experience working with child welfare, juvenile justice, and/or trauma treatment 

•Experience/proficiency in assessing,planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating clinical interactions with clients and families, and providing appropriate documentation

•Desire to work in fast-paced office and community environment with a team of professionals, as well as with children and families

•Positive attitude and dedication to working with at-risk population

•Excellent clinical judgment with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team

•High energy, motivated individuals with strong work ethic and ability to work independently 

•Excellent oral and written communication skills




Mental Health Clinician 
Family Services Clinic – Columbia, SC and Florence, SC

South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is seeking two (2) qualified full-time clinicians to work with children and families in an outpatient setting. The clinicians will conduct diagnostic assessments and provide psychotherapy to at-risk children and adolescents with high rates of trauma, emotional dysregulation, and behavioral problems. The clinicians will be responsible for developing clinical documentation and recommendations for behavioral health services, collaborating and consulting with interdisciplinary treatment teams, and communicating consistently and efficiently to ensure clients’ continuity of care. Positions will be based in the SCYAP Family Services Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, one position located in Columbia, SC to serve clients in the Midlands area, and the other position located in Florence, SC to serve clients in the Pee Dee area.  The positions offer competitive pay and an excellent benefit package. Please put position title in the subject line. No phone calls please. 

Position Requirements 

• Professional licensure as an LPC, LMSW, LISW, or LMFT 
• Experience in mental health providing therapy and diagnostic assessment required 
• Experience working with child welfare, juvenile justice, and/or trauma treatment preferred 
• Desire to work in a fast-paced office environment with a team of professionals 
• Positive attitude and dedication to working with at-risk population 
• Excellent clinical judgement with willingness and desire to work collaboratively with treatment team 
• High energy, motivated individuals with strong work ethic and ability to work independently 
• Advanced oral and written communication skills




For immediate consideration, please mail, fax or e-mail resume to:



South Carolina Youth Advocate Program

140 Stoneridge Drive,Suite 350

Columbia, SC 29210

Attn: Human Resources Department

Fax:  (803) 779-8494

E-mail: aroddy@scyap.com

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

 “We are an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V” 

We are always looking for qualified individuals who are interested in part-time employment through our Community-Based Services programs. To find out more about part-time employment opportunities at SCYAP click here.

 

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