Therapist (part time)

  • 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.


Diverse therapeutic responsibilities that include assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and trainings opportunities to fit within your schedule needs. Ability to work with a diverse population of clients with co-occurring disorders utilizing evidenced based practices. Encouragement to explore your passions and areas of specialization and explore opportunities to grow within the agency.

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

Compensation: $35.00 per hour for Provisionally Licensed, $45.00 per hour for Fully Licensed

Work Schedule: Part-Time Flexible Schedule (20 hours per week)

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 a master’s degree in Social Work or related field. Additionally preferred licensure includes: CADC, PLADC, LADC, PLHMP, 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
  • Flexible Paid Time Off for positions over 20 hours
  • Paid four weeks of FMLA and two weeks of caregiver leave for positions over 20 hours
  • Ground floor opportunity with room for growth
  • Small team culture and collaboration
  • Investment in continuous employee learning and development
  • Structured support for a dynamic self-care plan that helps you to manage your work/life integration
  • Strengths-based professional development and individualized coaching
  • 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!


For more information on the benefits we offer, click here

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.
  • Attend new employee orientation training to learn the mission of the organization, how we are doing, where we are going, and our overall agency philosophy.
  • 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).
  • Partner with manager to define key success metrics for your role and how to keep track of your progress
  • Shadow other team members
  • Weekly supervisions with supervisor, monthly clinicals with therapists across the agency.

3- 6 months, you’ll:

  • Continue to build a small caseload
  • Continue to learn about programs across the agency
  • Increase knowledge of clinical skills, theory, and practice

6 -12 months onwards, you’ll:

  • Move towards independent practice with consultation
  • Conduct evaluations
  • Provide on-going counseling to individuals, couples and families within a small caseload
  • Establish a treatment plan with client participation, which specifies treatment structure, outcomes, goals and objectives
  • Complete all documentation for grant, clinical and billing purposes and meet timeliness standards
  • Meet with program supervisor and clinical supervisor for supervision



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