Sierra Mental Wellness Group employs a top notch staff dedicated to our clients and our team approach to services. Sierra Mental Wellness Group values the many talents and abilities of its employees and seeks to foster an open, cooperative and dynamic environment where employees and the Agency alike can thrive.

Crisis Support Worker (Placer County)

The Crisis Support Worker is responsible for providing after hours crisis support services, both on uncontrolled standby and on-site, for Placer County, by performing mental health assessments and 5150 evaluations, providing short-term, stabilizing counseling and/or referral and linkage to community resources and follow-up. In addition, the Crisis Support Worker provides crisis intervention for individuals who are in distress, completes admissions to an appropriate mental health inpatient unit, including completing forms with clients who are to receive ongoing mental health services, and assists mental health clients in obtaining social and other human services by communicating directly and effectively with hospital staff and psychiatrist(s).  The Crisis Support Worker effectively participates in staff meetings, in-service training, new employee orientations and inter-agency coordination activities.  Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited university with a master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field; a professional license (or license eligibility) recognized by the State of California in the appropriate field of practice is ideal but not necessary, at least one (1) year experience in provision of crisis support services, and a sound grasp of the principles of crisis evaluation and clinical  interviewing, with a demonstrated ability to facilitate communication between/among multiple entities.

Practicum/ Traineeship Opportunities

At our Roseville Office we offer limited spaces for student practicum and traineeship opportunities for students in the field.  Practicum experience can include a combination of the following: mental health and drug/alcohol assessments and group and individual counseling sessions. For more information about Sierra Mental Wellness Group and the work we do, please explore our website.

Application Instructions

If interested in applying when positions become available, please submit a cover letter and resume to the following:

Mary O’Mara, MBA, SPHR
Director of Finance and Human Resources
Fax: 916.783.9145