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Job Summary

Company
Hillview Mental Health Center, Inc.
Location
Pacoima, CA 91331
Industries
Healthcare Services
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Contact Information
Human Resources
Hillview Mental Health Center, Inc.
12450 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 200
Pacoima, CA 91331
Phone:  818-896-1161
Fax:  818-896-5069

Community Mental Health Counselor

About the Job

Hillview Mental Health Center, Inc. is a non profit community mental health center located in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. Since 1966, we have been helping people regain their health and take control of their lives.  Our mission is to help empower individuals and families affected by mental illness by assessing their needs and working collaboratively with mental health professionals to plan services that are person-centered, culturally competent and effective in promoting recovery.   

 

We are currently recruiting for Community Mental Health Counselors for several Hillview Outpatient Programs,  

 

Community Mental Health Counselors provide case management services to adults with severe and persistent mental disabilities. 

 

Below is a brief description of some of the duties for the positions:

 

  Provide counseling and case management to clients who need comprehensive and intensive services due to their mental illness and/or their co-occurring disorder issues.

 

  Assist clients with linkage to community resources, such as housing, finance and life skills management. 

 

  Work with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychiatrists, case managers and therapists to assist clients in achieving the best possible outcomes.    

 

  Maintain current, complete and legible clinical records.  (Knowledge of Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Records paperwork is helpful).  

 

  Provide crisis intervention when needed. 

 

  Experience working in criminal justice and substance abuse field is helpful.    

 

  Bilingual Spanish-English is helpful but not required.

 

 

When considering applying for any of the above positions, please review these essential minimum requirements:

 

• BA/BS/BSW in mental health or human service field.

 

 • One to two years experience working in the mental health field.

 

 Able to work Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

 Proficient with written and oral communication skills.

 

  Must have basic Microsoft Office Skills, specifically Word and Excel.

 

• Must show valid California driver’s license and current automobile insurance

  information prior to start date and thereafter, on an annual basis.  Must also maintain

  a good driving  record.

. Please send college transcript showing your GPA.  

 

Ability to pass thorough background check.   

 

As a member of the Hillview team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, credit union, pension plan & medical, dental and life insurance paid by Hillview.

 

Hillview Mental Health Center, Inc. is a well-established, non-profit agency with over 30 years of service to the community.  If you desire to make a difference and if you meet the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to submit the following information for consideration: 

 

Cover letter   

Resume

Salary History & the Salary you are seeking
College transcript showing your GPA.

 

You may fax the above information to:  Human Resources – (818) 896-5069 or you may submit your information via e-mail.  Qualified candidates will need to email their cover letter and resume in the body of their e-mail to:  jobs@hillviewmhc.org.  Please type the position title you are applying for in the subject line.  We are sorry but we will not consider any e-mail attachments and they will not be opened or considered.

 

Please note that only candidates who submit the requested information and whose qualifications meet the requirements will receive a response.

 

Hillview is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

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