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16 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development. Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing projects and programs that align the workforce with key business strategies and initiatives. Responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting training programs including needs assessments, designing curriculum, classroom delivery, program evaluation, and facilitating group training.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan.

New Posting Licensed Clinician *
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Clinical Officer. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

New Posting Case Manager *
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Case Manager Supervisor. Responsible for working with the treatment team to ensure the provision of case management services for severely disturbed children and adolescents at Five Acres in accordance with policies and the clients' treatment plans. Opportunities in our Wraparound Program and Residential Program.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Social Work Supervisor. Working within the Foster Care/Intensive Treatment Foster Care program, providing social work services to foster children and families. The Foster Care Social Worker provides foster care placement, planning and implementation for assigned client caseloads, and ensures that children achieve their placement goals in as expeditious a manner as possible.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. Opportunities in our Community Based Program, Wraparound Program and Residential & Group Home Program.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Unit Program Coordinator. Responsible for working as part of the treatment team to: Responsible for working as part of the treatment team to: Assist in the implementation of individual treatment plans for children/youth focusing on vital areas such as therapeutic interaction, crisis intervention, education, and activities. Provide supervision, counseling, and direct care for children/youth living in the group home setting, serving as a surrogate parent, to teach values, life skills, and problem solving skills. Ensure safety and security of children/youth while also maintaining a therapeutic environment. Effectively partnering with families so that they feel empowered as vital members of a team. Collaborating with co-located DCFS staff to complete intake process and orientations for children being admitted to Transitional Shelter Care Program. (Applicable to TSC program only).

Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Rehabilitation Specialist Supervisor. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with clients and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan. Opportunities in our Primary Health Care Program, Community Based Program and Residential Program.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Residential Treatment Supervisor. Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of Agency facility and the safety and well-being of children and staff, including directly supports cottage staff in the absence of the executives and managers (e.g. nights, weekends and holidays), responding to emergency situations where children are in crisis to de-escalate the situation and ensure the safety and health of clients, families, caregivers and Five Acres staff, providing support to enhance the effectiveness of staff performance and program functions.

Contract position under the general direction of the Chief Clinical Officer. The Psychiatrist is responsible for evaluation, diagnosing and treating mental, emotional or behavioral disorders that affect 5 Acres children and adolescents. The Psychiatrist is expected to determine the appropriate course of treatment and to discuss these treatment plans with the child, adolescent, family members, guardians, caregivers, and staff on as needed. The psychiatrist will prescribe medications when necessary and monitor those medications on a consistent basis.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Wraparound Program Manager. Responsible for managing and supervising staff including: Support of Five Acres' strategic goals, mission, & values; ensuring quality service, audit, and fiscal performance. Clinical supervision to ensure provision of clinical, case management, advocacy, and related services to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, licensing requirements and professional standards. Individual/group supervision to ensure development, implementation and coordination of program services in accordance with Agency goals and quality standards.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

On-Call Receptionist positions are available to cover scheduled and unscheduled absences of regular staff at Five Acres' Altadena, CA location. Hours may vary, depending upon the shift covered. The Altadena (main campus) location is open seven (7) days a week and has a Monday through Friday day shift, swing shift, and a weekend day shift. The Pasadena and El Monte offices only have a Monday through Friday day shifts.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Health Services Supervisor. Responsible for providing medication, treatment, support and rehabilitation services to all residents.

CLINICIAN (Bilingual Spanish Preferred) Unique opportunity available for MFTs and MSWs pending CA BBS Registration, see details below! Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.