Assistant Director of Social Services - Hampstead Hospital (LICSW or LMHC)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(11/27/2023 1:58 PM)
NH, Hampstead
NH Hampstead Hospital
Day 8 hour
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Haleigh Chillo
Recruiter : Email

Compensation Range

$ - $ / year

You Matter

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:
• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
• Autonomy in a warm team environment
• Growth and training


Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
• Company paid life insurance
• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.


Hampstead Hospital & Residential Treatment Facility (HHRTF) is an acute inpatient psychiatric hospital and a residential treatment program that treats children, adolescents, and young adults.  HHRTF is located in a beautiful setting in southern New Hampshire that provides plenty of outdoor areas to play, walk, and promote well-being. Children deserve to have healthy and happy childhoods so that they can grow into wholesome and happy adults. Our devoted team is here to provide these children, adolescents, and young adults with the encouragement and positive relationships to build a brighter tomorrow.

How you make a difference

The Assistant Director of Social Services at Hampstead Hospital Residential Treatment Facility (HHRTF) will support the Director of Social Services by managing the day-to-day operations of the Social Services Department, which includes hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff. Additionally, the position involves providing regular clinical consultation and supervision to social workers and mental health counselors, as well as direct care responsibilities with a small caseload. This includes conducting individual, group, and family counseling, psychosocial formulations, social work assessments, and level-of-care assessments as needed, while also serving as an active member on the interdisciplinary treatment team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical oversight to inpatient and residential treatment units, ensuring adherence to policies and best practices. 
  • Develop and maintain clinical resources and provide orientation to newly hired social services team members. 
  • Supervise and support team members, oversee caseloads, and schedule staff to maximize service quality and efficiency. 
  • Provide direct services to patients and families, including psychotherapy, case management, psychosocial assessments, aftercare planning, and family services. 
  • Address questions and concerns related to the department of social services. 

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling from an accredited program.


  • Prior experience in a psychiatric setting or residential treatment center preferred.


  • LICSW or LMHC license is required.
  • CPR Certification (within 3 months of hire)
  • CPI Certification (within 3 months of hire)


  • Aligned with NH’s System of Care, supporting services that are: family-driven, youth-guided, community-oriented, trauma-informed, and culturally and linguistically competent.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.




Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume.  Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.


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