Guidance Center Employment Opportunities

The Guidance Center is proud to employee a staff of caring professionals who provide quality mental health services to the communities of western Arkansas. Our inter-disciplinary staff includes licensed psychiatrists, psychologists, advance practice nurses, social workers, counselors and nurses as well as an experienced group of administrators and support staff.

The Guidance Center's primary clinic is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  Western Arkansas offers afforable living, scenic views and award winning schools. In 2010, Kiplinger.com named Fort Smith as the most affordable city among those with a metropolitan population of 75,000 or more in America based on cost of housing, utilities, transportation and other expenditures.

The other Guidance Center clinics located in Booneville, Ozark, Paris, Waldron, Van Buren and Mena are nestled in the foothills of the Ozark and Quachita mountain ranges in Arkansas. This area is an ideal place for nature lovers while offering convenience of shopping, entertainment and educational opportunities within minutes from home. 

Current Openings

Opportunities for Mental Health Professionals

Full-time Opening for LCSW at Franklin County Clinic in Ozark, Arkansas

Duties include providing face-to-face assessment of cases through initial interview process and maintaining active caseload as primary therapist commensurate with Center needs and individual's own interests and abilities within the scope of licensure, training and competency.  Should be able to develop and maintain treatment plans and clinical documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with Federal and State regulations regarding behavioral health care, meet productivity expectations, and demonstrate ethical treatment and billing practices.

Salary is commensurate with experience and licensure.  Background checks and drug screens required. 

The Guidance Center Benefit package includes:   

  • Professional liability Insurance

  • Health, dental & vision insurance plans available

  • Personal leave and nine paid holidays

  • Life, AD&D & LTD insurance

  • 40l(k) plan

  • Registered with National Health Service Corp

  • Access to Relias Learning System for CEUs

    Please email resume to jobs@wacgc.org or fax to 479-785-9495.

No phone calls please.

NOTE: All employees must submit to criminal background checks and drug screens. Paraprofessionals must possess a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and proof of personal liability insurance.  EOE

 

WATCH Parents Needed

We are always looking for caring people to provide Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) to children with emotional and/or behavioral needs. TFC parents provide not only basic care to a child, but also must provide emotional healing and behavioral support. TFC parents help a child learn how to live in a healthy family environment and how to become an active member of the community. If you are interested in learning more, please call 479-629-0285 today!  WATCH is an EOE.

Locations: Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Polk, Scott & Sebastian counties in Arkansas



 

 

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  • Fort Smith

    From Oklahoma:

    Take I-540, Exit 8 for AR-22/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

    From Van Buren:

    Follow I-540 to AR-22 E/Rogers Ave.
    Take Exit 8B
    Continue on AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Drive to S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Van Buren

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 North ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 2A to merge onto US-64 West toward Van Buren
    Turn right onto Oak Ln.
    Turn right to stay on Oak Ln.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Ozark

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 north ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 1B for I-40 East/I-540 North toward Little Rock
    Merge onto I-40 East
    Take Exit 35 for AR-23 toward Ozark/Huntsville
    Turn right onto AR-23 South

  • Booneville

    From Fort Smith:

    Take Interstate 540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South to Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto West Center St.
    Continue onto AR-10 East to North Welsh Ave.
    Turn right onto North Welsh Ave.
    Destination will be on the left.

  • Paris

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 8B to merge onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Keep left to continue on Rogers Ave.
    Continue onto to Fort Street
    Continue onto AR-22 East/West Central Ave.
    Turn right onto South 4th St.
    Turn left onto East Academy St.
    Turn right onto South 6th St.

  • Waldron

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn right onto Rice Rd.

  • Mena

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Continue to follow Dayton Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn left onto South Cherry St.

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The guidance center Fort smith, ar 3111 South 70th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903-5017
(479) 452-6650