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Job Title:           Clinician – Housing FSP
Dept:                  Mental Health Services
Status:                Non-Exempt
Location:            Kensington

As part of the Full-Service Partnership (FSP) multi-disciplinary team, the Clinician will conduct psychotherapy with adult members that have severe and persistent mental illness in the office, in member’s homes or the field. The Clinician’s primary responsibilities are to engage members and to coordinate mental and recovery services that will ensure housing stability and community integration. This position is responsible for maintaining the highest quality provision of direct individual and group therapeutic and case management services while fostering teamwork among staff and across departments and programs.


  1. Provide, coordinate, and implement mental health and recovery support services with individual members
  2. Conduct individual, family and group psychotherapy
  3. Develop effective, trusting relationships with members, with a focus on facilitating independence and maintenance of improved physical and mental health
  4. Collaborate with each member to develop their individual service plan; review and update it upon completion of goals
  5. Assist management and other Clinicians with program evaluation and modification for future program improvements and growth
  6. Assist members with becoming involved in daily activities, socialization, health maintenance, sense of community, and progress in recovery reflective of The People Concern’s model which emphasizes client choice, harm reduction, trauma-informed care, and psycho-social rehabilitation
  7. Work cooperatively and cohesively with other members of the FSP team, including participation in weekly staff meetings, group clinical supervision, and trainings
  8. Develop and maintain a complete, accurate, and current member file with all funder-required documents


  1. MSW with ASW registration or MA with AMFT registration from Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
  2. Experience working with homeless individuals, preferably those living with mental illness and/ or substance addictions
  3. Current, valid California Driver’s with an acceptable driving record and reliable vehicle
  4. Able to transport members in your vehicle
  5. Outstanding clinical and strong team-building skills
  6. Detail-oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills


  1. Primarily field environment
  2. Regularly required to walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  3. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  4. May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  5. May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  6. May need to bend, stoop, twist, and sit throughout the day


  1. Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  2. Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  3. Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  4. Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  5. Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  6. Ability to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  7. Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  8. Work with minimum supervision
  9. Perform other duties as assigned
The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.

Department: FSP
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position