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Clinician II or III

Jewish Family Service LA (JFS)

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 8, 2021.

We all face challenges and transitions in our lives, and when we do, we must be able to count on the strength of community for support. For the people of Los Angeles, Jewish Family Service LA (JFSLA) is that trusted source of support. We are a comprehensive network of services that welcomes individuals and families of all ages and identities to our full spectrum of care. Our highly trained staff and volunteers work closely with individuals and their loved ones to problem-solve and guide them on their paths to safety, security, wellness, and fulfillment. 

JFSLA staff share in our mission and work towards our goals with the highest level of responsibility, professionalism, and integrity. JFS demonstrates our commitment to our staff by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a nurturing environment.

JFSLA is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness.  In recruiting for our team, we seek the unique contributions that individuals can bring from all backgrounds. We strive for a diverse team in order to better serve our clients and ensure our excellence as an organization in identifying, designing and delivering solutions.

Be part of our commitment and join our family. For more information on our philosophy and services, please tour our website www.jfsla.org 

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, this Clinician provides clinical and advocacy-related services to the children and survivors impacted by victims of domestic violence. S/he will be conducting individual and group counseling to children residing in a domestic violence shelter environment and to adults at Hope counseling center Valley.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or a related field
  • Registered in the State of California by the of Board of Behavioral Sciences or the Board of Psychology (must be obtained within 120 days of hire)
  • Bilingual Spanish highly desired
  • Prior experience working in a residential setting, preferred
  • Current unrestricted CA Driver’s License and proof of auto insurance
  • Experience in clinical work with persons impacted by interpersonal violence 
  • Knowledge of trauma informed modalities of treatment.
  • Interest in outreach, advocacy, and community-based social work
  • 40-hour domestic violence training, strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles of crisis counseling
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Culturally sensitive and able to work with a multicultural population
  • Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting) prior to beginning employment

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Provide mental health services which may include assessments, of functional impairments, psychosocial intakes and treatment planning
  • Provide individual and group counseling to persons impacted by interpersonal violence
  • Provide timely documentation and requirements for statistical reporting
  • Responsive to all requirements for documentation and statistical reporting
  • Advocacy as needed with outside agencies i
  • Abide by professional confidentiality guidelines by only sharing client information within the organization when it meets the need of the client
  • Maybe required to be a field work supervisor and/or preceptor for Social Work students
  • Attend program and agency staff meetings
  • Participation in weekly supervision
  • Other related duties as required
  • Hours towards licensure available

 Jewish Family Service is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

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