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NOVA: Counseling Intake Specialist - FT


NOVA (Network of Victim Assistance) is a comprehensive victim services organization in Bucks County. With a 48-year history, NOVA has expanded to include a continuum of prevention and direct services to prevent and address the needs of victims of abuse and other serious crimes. NOVA is known across many disciplines and the community at large for its exceptional services and professionalism. As a mature and fiscally sound organization, establishing sustainability is key to our future success — serving all victims who need services, educating the community at large on violence prevention in our community, and providing top-ranked professional training.

Counseling Intake Specialist. NOVA is hiring an Counseling Intake Specialist to join our Counseling Department of 9 counselors. The Counseling Intake Specialist provides comprehensive, coordinated support and services to victims and non-offending significant others. The Counseling Intake Specialist will also provide the initial contact for potential clients and provides case management and referrals as needed. The Counseling Intake Specialist will complete, and initial assessments as needed for the wide variety of evidence-based programs the counseling department offers. The counseling department provides a continuum of trauma-informed evidence-based therapeutic modalities to victims of crime and other serious crimes including sexual assault, homicide, human trafficking, fraud, and other serious crimes. All of our counseling services are free to victims and are supported by public and private dollars.

The position will require the ability to travel throughout Bucks County and assuming two evening shifts per week.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s level required, Master’s Level preferred in social work, counseling, or another related field.
  • At least two years of relevant direct service experience. More experience is preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus.
  • Highly values teamwork, but able to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Current criminal, child abuse and FBI clearance is required before hire.

Excellent benefits include a competitive salary commensurate with experience, exceptional health and dental coverage, accruing three weeks Paid Time Off your first year plus 11 holidays, a Profit-Sharing Pension Plan and 401K after one year and, many more. NOVA is an EOE.

If you have these qualifications, are energetic, passionate about the mission of NOVA, enjoy a friendly team-oriented environment, we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your application with a cover letter telling us why you are the person for this job and your resume to Subject line: Counseling Intake Specialist