This is a full-time clinician/ supervisory level position. The Clinical Supervisor/Clinician provide day-to-day supervision including the coordination and delegation of work/assignments, guidance, training, staff coverage, and performance evaluations of trainee and intern clinicians, and provides direct clinical services to adults, children, and families in an outpatient community mental health clinic. The Clinical Supervisor also assists the Clinical Director in administrative functions.
The Clinical Supervisor is distinguished from the lower level class of MFT/LCSW Clinician in that the latter does not have supervisory responsibilities. It is further distinguished from the next higher position of Clinical Director in that the latter may supervise a Clinical Supervisor and has overall responsibility for program planning, development and evaluation, program reporting and statistics, and program outcome monitoring. The Clinical Director manages the clinical program which includes 8 or more professional level staff and 2-6 students in practicum and supervises staff for clinical licensing purposes and formal supervisory responsibility (involving performance evaluations, scheduling, and involvement in disciplinary action and the hiring of permanent staff).
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide clinical leadership in areas of comprehensive assessments, case conferences, treatment plans and strategic interventions to ensure quality service delivery.
a. Provide clinical supervision and direct services, as assigned and within scope of practice.
i. Provide clinical supervision, clinical leadership, and training and guidance to staff, interns and volunteers, within scope of practice, consistent with agency standards, practices and policies; this will include individual and group supervision.
ii. Participate in meetings and trainings to support ongoing development as a clinical supervisor. Participate in regular meetings with the Clinical Director.
iii. Develop and oversee supervision goals for supervisees based on the core competencies of a supervisee's regulatory board as well as the legal and ethical guidelines for their discipline. Maintain timely and accurate records of supervision.
iv. Provide appropriate consultation and back up to support other staff in responding to client crisis.
v. Develop, review, evaluate and/or co-sign documentation, as needed, including those requiring LPHA signature.
vi. Attend ongoing Clinical Supervisor training as required by the Ca Board of Behavioral Health..
vii. Provide and receive formal and informal ongoing feedback to supervisees related to their clinical skills and core competencies.
viii. Participate in and conduct field placement evaluation of students in practicum.
ix. Assist Clinical Director with organizing/assigning therapy caseloads.
2. Provide clinical services to adults, children, and families, including conducting clinical assessments and providing individual and family therapy as needed to a small caseload.
i. Maintain confidential client records and participate in internal chart audit.
1.Candidates must possess a valid Clinical Social Worker License issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, comply with California licensure requirements and be eligible (2 years of clinical experience post-licensure) to provide supervision to Registered Associate Social Workers and Associate MFTs and Trainees.
2. Bilingual Spanish speaking skills are required.
3. Experience in providing clinical services to adults and families.
4. Interest in and sensitivity to people from a multiplicity of backgrounds (ethnic, religious, social class, sexual orientation, etc.), with core awareness and sensitivity to the cultures and needs of the Latino community.
5 Positive attitude and a natural inclination to focus on strengths.
6. Knowledge of the Contra Costa County Mental Health system.
7. Commitment to community service.
8. Willingness to be flexible about roles and responsibilities.
9. Professionalism, good written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, computer skills (Word, Outlook).
Benefits: Familias Unidas offers comprehensive benefits including vacation, holidays, sick leave, mental health leave, and a 403b annuity plan. Staff is also eligible to apply for the California Mental Health Loan Assumption program towards payment of student loans if approved. FT and PT (over 30 hours/week) employees have medical and dental benefits.
Familias Unidas exists to improve wellness and self-sufficiency in Latino and other communities. We accomplish this by delivering quality mental health counseling, service advocacy, and information/ referral services.
Our programs include: mental health, social services, education and prevention, and youth development.
HOW TO APPLY: Email your resume, cover letter, and references to:
Attn: Cris Stahl
Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year