Group Therapist (per diem)

  • Heartland Family Service
  • Jul 05, 2024
Part time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

We are incredibly proud of the workplace we’ve built. As Heartland Family Service continues to serve the most vulnerable individuals and families in our community, we are looking for reliable, adaptable, and passionate therapists to help us engage and provide therapeutic services to people who have a history of or currently living with mental health and/or substance use needs. 


Founded in 1875, our agency has grown over the years to address most of the challenges children, adults, families, and communities face across the lifespan, including substance use, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence/sexual assault, human trafficking, homelessness, juvenile justice, mental health, neighborhood distress, and poverty. Today, we offer 42 programs from 20 locations in east central Nebraska and southwest Iowa. At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that values and celebrates diversity in addition to creating a trauma-informed environment.


Unique opportunity to earn supplemental income by being on-call to cover groups within Heartland Family Services. Ability to work in a group setting with a diverse population of clients with co-occurring disorders utilizing evidenced based practices.

If these things excite you, we want to hear from you!

Compensation: $25.00 per hour for Bachelor’s level CADC/IADC/PLADC/LADC; $35.00 per hour Provisionally Licensed; $45.00 per hour for Fully Licensed

Work Schedule: Per Diem as Needed Flexible Schedule

Locations: Council Bluffs, Logan, Glenwood

Job Requirements


You could be perfect for this opportunity if you’ve had at least two years previous related experience and have attained a bachelor’s level CADC/IADC/PLADC/LADC or have a master’s degree in Social Work or related field. Additionally preferred licensure includes: CADC, PLADC, LADC, PLMHP, LMHP, LIMHP. We are looking for someone who can build strong rapport with diverse groups, and who is exceptionally reliable, organized, detailed-oriented, and takes a trauma informed approach to engaging with clients. If you have a desire to work in a fast paced, collaborative, team-oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.



  • Flexibility within work schedule
  • Casual dress code
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Small team culture and collaboration
  • A trauma-informed culture where you are encouraged and supported to show up to work every day exactly as you are!
  • The knowledge your work is helping to provide hope and healing to people who need it most and changing our communities for the better!

If playing a key active role in this journey sounds exciting to you, let’s chat.



Within 3 months, you’ll:

  • Complete onboarding program designed to get you up to speed on our business, vision, departments, programming, and team and gain an understanding about how your role fits into Heartland Family Service’s broader organization mission and strategy.
  • Work with team and manager to understand work expectations and set goals for the first three months in the role
  • Get to know our policies, procedures, and clinical tasks and processes
  • Be introduced to and ramped to use Evolve (electronic health record).
  • Shadow other team members to become comfortable leading groups on own
  • Begin leading groups



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