Mental Health Clinician - TAY-IST

Job Overview

This is a union position.

AARS Mental Health Clinician position supports people in our community who are most impacted by mental health limitations and poverty. Many of whom are affected by substance use and trauma. AARS Mental Health Clinician are one of the first line of support when community members get release from the jail system and emergency psychiatric services. Our team supports our community by providing compassionate, integrated care, at a personal and caring level.

The most important characteristic of our team is that we <3 to support clients at our agency. HealthRIGHT 360/AARS is a place for people to grow and live authentically. Our team has clinical supervisors and a range of clinicians with unique specialties. We have an open mind to new ideas to help empower others and change the world. We value a team who is close knit and contribute towards a supportive work environment.

Key Responsibilities

This job might be for you if:

  • You get a kick out of supporting clients meet those “aha!” moments. You are patient, level headed, and cool under pressure. Supporting others makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside.
  • You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and can learn quickly. When things change, you can roll with the punches.
  • You communicate clearly. You’re organized. You write well.
  • You are driven. You volunteer to new challenges without being asked. You’re going to take ownership with the time you spend with us.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field with current registration with Behavioral Board of Sciences (BBS). Pending BBS registration will be considered. 
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • Valid California driver’s license.

Not required but, extra awesome.

  • Ideal candidate will also have extensive experience with substance abuse treatment including certification/registration with a Drug and Alcohol Certification program recognized by DHCS.
  • Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Knowledge of /Experience with MediCAL documentation standards.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation: $80,000.00-$110,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Jose, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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