Providence Health & Services Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Bilingual Spanish Licensed Social Worker ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to Providence Saint John's Health Center's Child & Family Development Center in Santa Monica, CA.

Looking for a therapist with a passion for community work and social justice to provide mental health services in a local Santa Monica middle school. Services include group, individual and family therapy. Therapist is co- located at the middle school and works closely with school personnel and city personnel. Must be able to drive to different community sites and provide services at the Center, school, community settings and in the clients home.

In this position you will:

  • Provides Social Work / Psychology Services including: culturally competent psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, Evidence-Based Practice psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, parents, and families.

  • Services include Case Management, and Outreach at the Center, schools, homes, community.

  • Complies with all California state regulations and those of the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners regarding practice and supervision of unlicensed MSW or MA therapists.

  • Contributes to the training of clinical interns and/or volunteers.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • MA/MS from graduate school for Social Work or Psychology

  • License eligible or registered with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners in the State of California

  • MA,MSW Internship

  • Demonstrated training and background in working with the target population

  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Able to be flexible and to establish/sustain good team-building skills/relationships

  • Must be able to travel to off-site and satellite locations

  • Handles emergency or crisis situations; Flexibility required

  • Ability to work at least one evening per week.

  • DMH documentation is a plus.

  • School based mental health experience is a plus.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bilingual - Spanish speaking fluency

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Child & Family Development Center was established in 1962 to serve the social-emotional needs of children (0-21 years old) and their families. The Center has a strong history of providing culturally sensitive and linguistically responsive mental health, outreach and developmental services, with priority given to underserved, overburdened and at-risk families who are unable to access quality services elsewhere . Services are child-centered and family-focused. Located in Santa Monica, the Center is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 186523