Careers

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.

Clinical Director (Roseville Site- Full-time/ 4 days per week)

The Clinical Director is responsible for supervising and coordinating the programs and clinical services offered by the agency, including supervision of the clinical staff, oversight of program functions, intake, client services, regulatory compliance and quality assurance, development of new programs, and integration/coordination of agency clinical services and program components within the agency and with providers in the community.  Master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field, with State of California licensure, and at least 5 years’ experience in supervision of staff, preferably in a non-profit, multi-funded human service agency.

Crisis Manager

The Crisis Manager is responsible for managing the activities of the Crisis Support Team, including oversight of program functions, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and integration/coordination of the Crisis Support services for Nevada and/or Placer Counties.  Specific duties include: Supervise personnel matters of Crisis Support Workers, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orienting, scheduling and deploying, disciplining, terminating and consulting with/guiding staff where indicated; evaluate and revise crisis services and issue policy and procedure consistent with contractual obligations to ensure consistency of services and quality among the various programs and sites; conduct regular performance evaluations of Crisis Support Workers, monitor employee attitudes, productivity, and performance outcomes; function as an effective and collaborative member of the agency’s management team, helping to make decisions, solve problems and build teamwork among the staff members, and working within required budgetary constraints of Contract and Agency.  In addition, the Crisis Manager coordinates and communicates with County representatives with regard to crisis support services and acts as an agency representative in meetings with contracted county representatives.  Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited university with a minimum of a master’s degree in either social work, psychology or a related field, and license or licensed waived through California Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology.  Candidates must have at least five (5) years experience in the provision of community Mental Health Crisis services and two years supervision of crisis services, demonstrated staff supervision skills, a background in clinical supervision with an emphasis on quality assurance and compliance review, and a demonstrated ability to review, analyze and prepare billings for medical reimbursement and fiscal year.  In addition, the Crisis Manager must have completed 5150 Certification in Placer and Nevada counties.

Crisis Support Worker

The Crisis Support Worker is responsible for providing after hours crisis support services, both on uncontrolled standby and on-site, for Nevada and/or Placer Counties, 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
Email: maryo@sierramentalwellness.org