Upon signing, the Mental Health Clinical Supervisor will receive a $1,500 bonus!
For over 70 years, Friends of Youth has been driven by a belief that all youth should have every opportunity to succeed, and partners with youth and families to provide the relationships, resources, and skills they need to attain personal growth and success. With 24 program sites serving 18 cities in the Puget Sound Region, Friends of Youth provides safe places and emotional support for youth facing circumstances including homelessness, foster care, and behavioral health challenges. By joining our team, you will make a difference in the lives of young people by supporting them in taking their next steps toward safety, stability, and belonging. We are always excited and happy to meet anyone who shares an interest in and passion for contributing to our mission. We hope that you will join us!
Friends of Youth’s Youth and Family Services division is seeking two Mental Health Clinical Supervisors. The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor provides supervision to the Mental Health clinical staff and interns at Friends of Youth to support the daily clinical and administrative functions. As a collaborative leader, the Supervisor provides mentorship, consultation, training, and evaluation to support clinical staff in providing quality behavioral health services to clients and their families. The Supervisor also assists the Mental Health Program Manager in implementing policies and ensuring program compliance.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Provide clinical and administrative supervision to clinical staff by advising on therapeutic best practices, supporting clinical staff during crisis interventions, holding weekly check-ins with clinical staff, and ensuring clinical documentation of supervisees meets accreditation standards.
- Ensure clinical services meets quality standards and the needs of clients, families and the community.
- Provide clinical sessions to a small caseload of clients.
- Assist clinical staff in the creation of group curriculums and proposals.
- Maintain a high-achieving team of clinical staff by providing orientation and onboarding training for new employees, monitoring staff performance, and conducting internal performance evaluations and goal setting.
- Participate in continual outreach with community partners by developing relationships with referral sources and representing the agency at various community meetings.
- Master’s Level Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Services, or related field.
- Active Washington State License in Mental Health Field, LMFT required.
- Qualified to supervise licensed therapists according to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC 246-809-334).
- 3-4 years in mental health counseling with children, youth, and/or families.
- Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) license.
- 2-3 years in supervision or management related roles.
- Experience leading mental health focused groups, trainings, and/or workshops.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$63,900.00 annually. Friends of Youth offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, dental and vision coverage; 24/7 access to telehealth
- 403(b) retirement plan and matching
- Long-term disability insurance and life insurance
- 15 vacation days per year with annual accrual interests, sick leave, 11 paid holidays, and two paid floating personal days per year
- Professional development opportunities are available 24/7 on our online learning platform
- All employees and their immediate family members can receive free counseling and mental health support through our Employee Assistance Program
LOCATION AND SCHEDULE
The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor will work in Issaquah and Duvall, or North Bend. Work is mainly performed in-person in office setting, and occasionally in community settings and employee’s home (remote work). Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5:30 pm. May work some evenings as job duties require.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Engages with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner and demonstrates a commitment to the values of equity and inclusion by honoring and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.
- Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, Harm Reduction principles, and crisis intervention skills.
- Knowledge of youth and young adult development, and motivational interviewing techniques.
- Knowledge of treatment methods for crisis intervention, individual, group and family therapy; familiarity with TF-CBT, CBT+, EMDR and DBT preferred.
- Knowledge of child and adolescent development, to include crisis prevention and management (abuse/neglect, runaway, self-harm, suicide, etc.), co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder.
- Ability to maintain strong personal and professional boundaries.
- Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files and reports.
- Demonstrates a commitment to the mission and values of Friends of Youth.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Must satisfactorily pass criminal background check and tuberculosis (TB) test.
- Must have a safe driving record as defined by Friends of Youth and carry auto liability insurance that complies with the following minimum coverage requirements as defined by Friends of Youth.
- Must have a reliable vehicle and a valid Washington State driver’s license.
- Must successfully complete the following health certification requirements within 30 days of employment: CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens training.
Friends of Youth welcomes, honors, and celebrates our clients, colleagues and communities’ diverse identities, histories, knowledges, languages, and cultures. Our organizational values shape the way we work individually and collectively, as we prioritize young people’s belonging and achievement. We work to challenge, alter, and ultimately dismantle interconnected systems of structural and historic oppression. We collaborate with community stakeholders and partners to develop policy and decision-making frameworks that advance racial equity.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Friends of Youth is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on the basis of race, sex/gender, religion/creed, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin, genetic markers, military or veterans status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. People of Color and Members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with Disabilities to apply for this position or to perform the essential functions of this position. To request accommodation or assistance, please email HR@friendsofyouth.org.
For a copy of the full job description, please e-mail HR@friendsofyouth.org.