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Clinician: Full-Time & Part-Time Opportunities

Company: Side by Side
Location: Hayward
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Since our founding in 1895 in Marin County as an orphanage - and through subsequent years as Sunny Hills Services - Side by Side has been at the forefront of best practices in child welfare, working with the most vulnerable youth in our community. Today, Side by Side operates in four counties - Marin, Alameda, Sonoma, and Napa - across the Bay Area, reaching nearly 2,000 children, young adults, and family members per year with much-needed services related to behavioral and mental health, early intervention in schools, LGBTQIA+ support, transitional housing for foster youth, and special education.
Clinicians provide clinical care and case management to transition age youth served through Community Counseling, Real Alternatives (RA), MH TAY and Our Space programs.
This position has a salary range of $67,700 to $94,200 depending on years of clinical experience and bilingual language skills. This position can also be part time at 20 hours/week with an hourly rate of pay between $32.54 and $45.29 based on clinical experience and bilingual skills.
Benefits outlined below are for employees working 30+ hours a week. Benefits for part-time employees are calculated based on number of hours worked.

3 weeks paid vacation for F/T employees increasing to 4 weeks vacation after 2 years of service (for all non-school based employees).
2 weeks sick leave for F/T employees with 2 additional sick days for direct service staff and 4 additional for school staff
9 paid holidays per year
100% employer-paid Medical for F/T employees including platinum level Kaiser Permanente insurance or Anthem options
Dental and Vision Insurance
Long Term Disability insurance up to $9,000 per month, plus $50,000 Life and AD&D insurance
403b Retirement Plan
Professional development and other learning opportunities including unlimited access to over 1,000 behavioral health courses online
FREE Employee Assistance Program including up to 10 complimentary personal counseling sessions per problem, per year for staff and dependents
Employee recognition program with $1,000 bonus awards
Employee referral bonus of up to $1,000

The Clinician is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides intensive community-based mental health services and collaborates with the youth, housing, and other service providers in order to assist in their transition to adulthood. The Clinician will serve transition-age youth exiting foster care and juvenile justice systems, at-risk LGBTQ youth and survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation. The Clinician will carry a caseload that averages 15-25 youth. This exempt position may require work weeks in excess of 40 hours as well as evening and weekend work. This position is a hybrid position: the clinician works in the office and in the community to meet in-person with clients approximately two days a week, depending on circumstances.
Service Delivery and Client Outcome

Obtain and complete necessary clinical records and documents, including progress notes, clinical assessments, treatment plans, and discharge summaries, within assigned time frames, and perform Medi-Cal administrative activities.
Provide at least 1080 hours of service delivery per year

Client Support

Utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities to provide weekly community-based individual therapy and clinical case management services to a caseload of 13-16 youth.
Effectively build therapeutic rapport with youth and partner with youth in identifying and working on short and long-term mental health and independent living skills goals.
Utilize a strengths-based approach to complete clinical assessments and CANS/ANSA-T needs assessments related to various life domains.
Partner with youth in acquiring access to community settings and resources including, but not limited to, health care, employment, school, housing, benefits, etc.
Monitor the progress of clients through weekly meetings in which the CCM partners with the youth in identifying and working on short and long term clinical goals.
Use a strengths-based approach to partner with youth in creating a Treatment Plan and developing and monitoring progress of monthly goals.
Safeguard the dignity and protect the rights and individuality of each youth in care so as to enhance their self-respect.
On-call responsibilities as needed
Transport youth in vehicle on a daily basis.
Other duties as assigned.

Masters in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy from an accredited university or college.
Registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
At least two years of experience working with adolescents, preferably current and/or former foster youth
Fulfillment of TB clearance and any other mandatory state/federal requirements.
California Department of Justice and FBI fingerprint clearance
A valid California driver's license, dependable personal automobile for use on the job, insurable by SHS' insurance
Please note that Covid-19 vaccination is mandated for all Side by Side staff, except in cases of approved medical or religious accommodations.

Keywords: Side by Side, Hayward , Clinician: Full-Time & Part-Time Opportunities, Other , Hayward, California

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