Behavioral Health Worker Iii

County of Nevada
Temporary 24 per week $26 - $32 Per hour CA 500 Crown Point Cir, Grass Valley, CA 95945, United States Apply before 5/28/2024 5:00


Interested in joining a fast-paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members? This position is located in Truckee at our Eastern Nevada County Office! The County of Nevada, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking to hire a licensed therapist, registered intern, or Behavioral Health Worker! Our Behavioral Health staff provide the following support to community members:
  • Provide assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, collateral/parent counseling.
  • Provide crisis intervention, case management, and documentation of services. 
  • Screening potential clients on the phone. 
  • Psychotherapy. 
Services are provided in consultation with the clinical team, regional partners, and outside agencies. The work is always interesting and provides opportunities for collaborative, creative problem solving. We seek to hire individuals who are not only caring but also bring a sense of humor and fun at the right time.

The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English is preferred. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designation must take and pass a Spanish bilingual proficiency examination. Individuals who show patience, understanding, and caring in their dealings with others are highly valued. Other relevant personal traits include social skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to manage time effectively.

This position is temporary, part-time. A temporary, part-time employee works on average 20-24 hours but not more than 29 hours per week, for a maximum of 1000 hours per fiscal year. Temporary employees earn sick leave, but are not eligible for other vacation or holiday pay, or medical, dental, or vision benefits, or CalPERS. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff! Clinical supervision will be available for employees working towards licensure with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Why Nevada County? Because here, your contribution, your worth, your ideas, all have a place. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your whole self to our place.

The  is available to help Nevada County employees navigate housing in the Truckee Tahoe area, with a dedicated team to assist employees towards stable, secure housing, whether that is for rent or for purchase.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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