45244 32nd St W, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA ● Lancaster, CA, USA Req #72
Tuesday, June 18, 2024


Clinician, Kensington Mental Health Services


As part of a 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 in the Interim Housing setting. The Clinician’s primary responsibilities are to engage members and to coordinate mental health 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 services 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 customer choice, harm reduction, and psycho-social rehabilitation
  7. Work cooperatively and cohesively with other members of the HSSP 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.      Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field of study from an accredited university.
2.      Valid registration or licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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

Work Environment

§ Combination of either field and/or office environment depending on position

§ On occasion walk or drive to different agency sites

§ May/Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments depending on position

§ May/Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor depending on position

§ May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day

§ Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.



  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain a professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to prioritize different tasks with minimal supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Equal Opportunity Employer  

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.   

 About the People Concern 

The People Concern empowers the most vulnerable among us to rebuild their lives. One of Los Angeles County’s largest social services agencies, The People Concern was formed in 2016 in a merger of two trusted social service organizations based in Los Angeles County, OPCC and Lamp Community. Informed by more than fifty-eight years of work in the community, The People Concern is a leading provider of, and advocate for, evidence-based solutions to the multi-faceted challenges inherent in homelessness and domestic violence. 
With compassion and profound respect for those we serve, we provide a fully integrated system of care – including outreach, interim housing, mental and medical health care, substance abuse services, domestic violence services, life skills & wellness programs, and permanent supportive housing – tailored to the unique needs of homeless individuals, survivors of domestic violence, challenged youth, and others who have nowhere else to turn. 
The People Concern’s model of integrated and comprehensive care empowers our participants to navigate the multi-faceted obstacles in their lives, become their best selves, and ultimately, connect with and contribute to their communities. 

Benefits & Perks  

  • Medical Insurance  
  • Vision Insurance  
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Retirement Planning (403b) & Matching 
  • Paid Holidays  
  • Paid Vacation Days 
  • Paid Sick Days 
  • Employee Assistance Plans (EAP) 
  • TELUS Health  
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 
  • Basic Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) 
  • Voluntary Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance 
  • Discounts on Hotels, Theme Parks, Concerts, Movies, Restaurants & More 
  • The People Concern University & Certificates  
  • Corporate Discounts 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $28.85
  • Max Hiring Rate $30.53
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, July 8, 2024