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Job Category:
Mental Health
Mental Health Associate - Licensed
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County of Ventura | Ventura, CA
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Job Description


Under clinical supervision, provide services to mental health clients and their families; provide liaison with other community agencies serving mental health clients.

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency exam with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency - Behavioral Health

Mental Health Associate-Licensed is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies within the Behavioral Health Department. There are currently eight (8) Regular vacancies.


OPENING DATE: September 13, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs. Please note that applications will be reviewed and processed frequently due to the immediate need to fill vacancies.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

* Teach relevant social and daily living skills, provide supportive counseling.
* Participate as a team member in client evaluation, treatment planning and implementation of approved treatment plans.
* Serve as a client advocate and assist clients in using community resources.
* All the above activities will be supervised by a Psychiatric Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Clinical Psychologist or a Psychiatrist.
* Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.