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Clinical Supervisor - VIVA

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for participating in clinical oversight of VIVA Counseling, an outpatient mental health program that is part of North County Lifeline. VIVA Counseling provides therapy, case management and psychiatry to North County youth and their families.  Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Clinical Supervisor provides individual and group supervision and oversight to associate and trainee level mental health clinicians. The position may also provide oversight to licensed clinicians. The Clinical Supervisor ensures that services provided to youth and families are being implemented through a client driven wellness and recovery model that is strength based, culturally relevant and trauma informed

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Specific Activities
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct weekly individual, triadic and/or group supervision with interns and trainees.
  • Provide ad hoc clinical guidance and oversight to all program clinicians as needed.
  • Maintain each supervisee’s supervision file including all documentation required by the BBS. 
  • Ensure all interns/ trainees are properly oriented to agency and program policies and procedures with regards to all legal and ethical standards including HIPAA, crisis management, duty to warn and child abuse reporting.
  • Stay current on research and developments in the field; plan and/ or execute staff training on clinical topics.
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager to ensure the program’s clinical processes meet contract requirements.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned.
MA degree in social work, counseling, or psychology.  Must be licensed for a minimum of 2 years by California Board of Behavioral Sciences (LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC). Experience working with youth or families required. Supervisor or Management experience preferred but not required.  Must possess the ability to make sound clinical decisions independently and effectively coach and guide clinicians that are new to the field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:  
Possesses advanced knowledge that is primarily intellectual in character and includes exercising discretion and independent judgment
Establish and maintains effective working relationships while showing open mindedness and a collaborative spirit. Compatibility with agency purpose, goals, philosophy, and approach. Demonstrates enthusiasm and passion for their work. Utilizes a creative approach to problem solving. Interactions with others reflect a spirit of honesty, humbleness, and self-awareness. Accepts constructive criticism with a positive attitude and willingness to implement change. Ability to work well independently and demonstrate appropriate initiative. Must demonstrate knowledge of trauma Informed, client driven, and culturally competent care. 
Other Requirements
Reliable transportation. Must have a California driver license and good driving record. Willing to use own, properly insured, reliable vehicle for the job (mileage reimbursed). Employment subject to clearances, including background finger printing checks, driving record, tuberculosis testing, and drug testing.
Compensation and Benefits
Your well-being matters at North County Lifeline!
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays (14 days)
  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision, chiropractic and acupuncture coverage
  • Free health and wellness programs
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Great employee incentive award programs
  • Training and education assistance
  • Matched 403b retirement plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Menu of optional benefits, including short term disability, critical illness, accident, hospitalization and cancer policyPay Range Salary will commensurate with experience and education. Differential pay offered for bilingual skills. EEO.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may be exposed in an extremely stressful environment where there are considerable mental and emotional demands. Travel is required to client homes. Employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The employee will be required to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer.
Work Schedule
FT – exempt position M-F May include evenings as needed.