Employment Opportunities

Bi-Lingual Mental Health Clinician

Kids and Families Together is a not-for-profit support, education, and counseling resource center that provides services for individuals and families in foster care, kinship care, and adoption, for the preservation of families and the physical, emotional, and mental health of children


 

We are looking for mental health clinicians who are interested in and motivated to help children and families heal, using a humanistic, strength-based, and trauma-informed approach. Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Bilingual preferred!

 

Qualification Requirements:

  • A. or M.S. in clinical psychology, social work, or counseling psychology; or currently an LMFT or LCSW*
  • Has a valid BBS registration/license number or proof of school enrollment (for trainees).
  • Has a valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance
  • Livescan/fingerprint clearance
  • Clean history with the BBS; no history of license suspension/revocation due to malpractice
  • *trainees are welcome to apply! However, we encourage only those who are close to graduating

Preferred (not required):

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Child Welfare/Children and Family Services
  • Experience with Medi-Cal billing and documentation
  • Has worked with resistant/mandated clients
  • Knowledge or experience with Domestic Violence and/or Substance Abuse

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides in-home and in-office therapy and case management services to children (0-18), families, and parents/caregivers across Ventura County
  • Has a strong motivation to learn, the capacity for self-examination, self-disclosure, and an ability to empathize with all clients, free of judgment.
  • Works well with other service providers in the community
  • Is dependable when communicating with manager, colleagues, and community partners
  • Maintains cultural humility and is committed to diversity and inclusion in order to best serve families from all backgrounds and help maintain an equitable workplace.
  • Diligently maintains timely documentation and billing per Medi-Cal mandate
  • Practices good time-management and healthy boundaries throughout the work day
  • Is available to see clients Monday-Friday, during normal business hours (8:30a-6p)
  • Efficiently completes clinical documentation such as biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes
  • Attends and actively participates in weekly supervision groups, and biweekly individual supervision, at minimum

Benefits/What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits packages available, including medical, dental, vision, AFLAC, and a 403(b)-retirement plan – as applicable
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and bereavement – as applicable
  • Ability to make your own schedule (within normal business hours, M-F, 8a-6p)
  • Clinical trainings specific to our model and approach
  • Weekend/on-call hours are not a requirement or expectation
  • Bilingual incentive offered

 

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and a 403(b)-retirement plan
  • 1 week sick leave, 2 weeks paid vacation

Submit your employment application, cover letter, and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application


Pre-Service Trainer (Bi-Lingual)

We are looking for a Pre-Service Trainer.  What does a Pre-Service Trainer do?  You provide training to foster and kinship caregivers in Ventura County on Trauma Responsive and Informed care using an established curriculum.

Bi-lingual Spanish is preferred.

Is training your passion?  Do you love to facilitate skill development for people?  If you love to teach groups, we are looking for you.

  • Training occurs over 15 hours on-site or virtual; provided in 3-hour increments 1x per week for 5 weeks OR 2x per week for 2.5 weeks.
  • You use professional and/or anecdotal stories to amplify and illustrate the educational information.
  •  You must be flexible and prepared for changes in the training material and schedule.

There is an in-home training component and you are willing to provide this training too.  The sessions are 1 to 2 hours up to 12 total hours. In-Home sessions may be presented via Zoom on a one-on-one basis; or in person.

Requirements – Please do not apply if you do not meet all requirements.

  • Trainers should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to human services, AND twelve (12) months experience with children and families within the child welfare environment
  • Excellent, proven communication skills: Writing and speaking (You will be asked for examples.)
  • Proven skills in training or presentations
  • You are coachable and willing to take Instructions

You must be culturally sensitive and willing to working with diverse populations and families of different ethnic groups, cultures and sexual orientation.

Must have a valid CA Drivers License, registration and insurance.  Must pass Live Scan.

Submit your employment application, cover letter, and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application

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How To Apply

1. Scroll to the bottom and complete the Employment Application.

2. Submit your employment application, cover letter and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application

 

You MUST have a reliable vehicle (driver’s license and insurance will be verified.)

You are required to do a LiveScan background check as a condition of employment.

Benefits include: Medical (25+hrs/wk). Dental and Vision. AFLAC supplemental insurance, 403(b) savings plan, Sick time, and Vacation (at FT 35+hrs/wk).