Counselor/Therapist (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC)

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time, Part Time
Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc.

About Us:
Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc., the second oldest Hospice in the United States, is a unique and innovative organization that serves children and adults who are either impacted by a life-threatening illness or grieving the loss of a loved one. All our services are provided free of charge. We do not receive any government funding or reimbursements, nor do we receive any commercial insurance payments. We are dependent upon community support for all that we do. We have a highly committed staff and foster a positive, collaborative, and creative work environment. We make a difference in the lives of thousands of people every year and believe it is a privilege to be serving others.

About the Position:
As Bereavement Counselor at Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc., you will join a dedicated team of professional counselors providing compassionate grief counseling services to the agency’s clients (Adults and/or Children, depending on experience). Beyond supporting clients individually, you will also have the opportunity to lead support groups, in part, based on your specific interests and training. This role could be either a part-time or full-time staff position (20-30 hours per week). Counseling services are provided primarily in-person with telehealth used based on client preference. Your position responsibilities are summarized as follows

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide one-to-one and/or group professional counseling to adults grieving the death or anticipated death of a loved one.
  • Maintain timely and complete clinical case files utilizing designated client tracking software.
  • Be responsible for entering all client details (demographic data, etc.).
  • Attend relevant staff meetings and participate in community meetings, events, and/or trainings.
  • Meet agency counseling productivity standards.
  • Adhere to agency-wide and department policies and procedures.

What You’ll Need:

  • Demonstrated clinical experience in the areas of life-threatening and chronic illness, grief and loss, individual, family and group counseling
  • Knowledge of local medical, mental health, and social service agencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, be discerning with information and use good judgment in handling sensitive information
  • Bilingual skills helpful, but not required (English and Spanish)
  • Commitment to the internal standard by which we uphold professionalism, further the agency’s mission, and work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team

Compensation & Benefits:

$30 to $49 per hour.  Paid time off benefits, 403(b) retirement plan with match, professional development benefit, self-care benefit, serene work environment, team environment (plus health insurance benefits at 30 hours per week)

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter. Please do not apply without your cover letter! We want to hear your voice as to why this career opportunity is of interest to you and why you believe HSB is the right choice for your next step, thank you!

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