This is the supervisory level in the professional Mental Health Client Specialist series.
The current vacancies are within the Public Guardian and Children’s Behavioral Health teams. *Note: The official job title for the position is Mental Health Supervising Client Specialist.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain these would be:
Possession of a Master's Degree with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Registered Nursing, Certificate of Occupational Therapy, or closely related behavioral science field which has included completion of a university approved internship, preferably a clinical internship, in a mental health agency;
The equivalent to one year of experience at the level of Senior Mental Health Client Specialist providing treatment, counseling, or case management services to clients in a mental health setting, including some supervisory or lead experience;
Qualification as a Certified Occupational Therapist or a Licensed Registered Nurse and five years of experience in mental health service delivery including some supervisory or lead experience.
Special Requirements: License Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to obtain suitable transportation, which is approved by the appointing authority. Possession of one of the following licenses issued by the State of California: Clinical Social Worker; Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; Registered Nurse; Clinical Psychologist; or Occupational Therapist. If licensed in another state, incumbent must obtain the appropriate license issued by the State of California within twenty-four months from the date of employment.
Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!
$7,200 - 9,105 / Month
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