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Clinical Manager-Telos

Santa Cruz, California
USD68,000 to USD70,000
Job Type
19 May 2023
Are you looking for opportunities to work with a team who wants to create change and strengthen clinical program quality for our clients? Join Telos and become a passionate change-maker for clients who struggle with Mental Health Disorders! This Position offers an opportunity to Gain hours towards your license, receive high quality supervision and training, and to create a lasting difference in our community.

Our Community Needs YOU!

Encompass is recruiting compassionate, emerging leaders who strive for excellence in their fields. We offer endless opportunities for professional growth with multiple paths toward your future career goals. When you join Encompass, you are surrounded by peers who are committed to supporting client and staff wellness. Our people and programs touch hundreds of lives each day and you can be part of our effort to bring health, dignity and equity to everyone in our community.

We are committed to racial equity and believe in having a diverse workforce that is representative of the many communities we serve. Our agency recognizes the value of racial, ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity and strives towards a culture of trauma-informed practices with culturally appropriate services that promote healing.

Job Summary:
We are currently looking for a full-time Clinical Manager at Telos, located in Santa Cruz. This position is responsible for supporting clinical services for an eight-bed, Crisis Residential Mental Health Program. The Clinical Manager will work closely with the Operations Manager, to support consistent, high quality, services as well as lead oversight of a Clinical Team. Applicants will be familiar with utilizing crisis de-escalation, motivational interviewing, trauma informed care, and other evidence-based treatment practices for adults experiencing mental health and co-occurring disorders.


Masters' degree in Psychology, Clinical Social Work or related field preferred (license or licensed-eligible MFT/ASW Preferred).
Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising staff and programs, preferably in a community setting.
Familiarity with providing services to populations experiencing mental health crises and co-occurring disorders or comparable populations.
Experience using strengths-based, trauma informed, and whole person care approaches.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Word, AVATAR, and ability to apply critical thinking around improving program outcomes for persons served.
Strong ability to manage self-care and support staff in building resilience through self-care strategies.

Wages & Benefits:
Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive medical and dental insurance plan for full time employees, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holiday, sick time, and 17 days of paid vacation, pro-rated for positions less than 40 hours a week.

About Us:
At Encompass Community Services we provide our community with a wide range of services related to family & social well-being, early childhood education, behavioral health, housing and more. Every day through these services we work to make health, education and housing more equitable for all people in Santa Cruz County. For more than 40 years our work has touched generations by helping people have access to education, rebuild relationships, restore their health and regain dignity.

Encompass Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. We are committed to excellence through diversity and strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all clients and employees.

Our programs recognize the value of racial, ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity and strive toward a culture of trauma-informed practice, with the overarching goal of ensuring that all services promote healing, and integrate the values and standards of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
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  • Job Reference: 1010174748-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Encompass Community Services
  • Location: Santa Cruz, California
  • Salary: USD68,000 to USD70,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent