US Government, Multiple County Departments
- Full Time
NOTE: Applicants must be willing to work in Joshua Tree/Yucca Valley. If you are not interested in employment in Joshua Tree/Yucca Valley, you should not apply at this time. If you select Joshua Tree/Yucca Valley, and then refuse a job offer or do not attend an interview because of the location, your name will be removed from the eligible list.
Pre-licensed Clinical Therapists* (Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Social Work, and Professional Clinical Counselor) work in a variety of programs providing rehabilitative mental health/substance abuse services in community mental health clinics, field and institutional settings to children, adolescents, families, and older adults with severe mental or emotional disorders. Pre-licensed Clinical Therapists may obtain supervised clinical experience. Applicants willing to work in forensics, criminal justice, or after-hours positions are encouraged to apply, as well as those seeking traditional schedules.
Immediate vacancies exist within the Placement After Stabilization Program in the Department of Behavioral Health.
*Official Title: Clinical Therapist, Pre-licensed.
For more detailed information, refer to the Clinical Therapist, Pre-licensed job description.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background Check: An extensive background check will include a credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or be a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB test.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required depending on assignment. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.
Registration/License: Pre-licensed Clinical Therapists must register with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and obtain an intern registration number within sixty (60) days of employment.
Pre-licensed Clinical Therapists must become licensed by the BBS within six (6) years of the original registration or may be terminated. Upon obtaining license, employees may be promoted to Clinical Therapist I ($5,432 – $7,848 monthly).