In Home Behavioral Specialist

Who We Are:

We are a premier provider dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy. We envision a world in which children and young adults, families, and communities are able to heal, grow, and thrive.

Position: In-home Behavioral Specialist

Job Type: Full-time Opportunity with flexible scheduling!

Starting Salary Range$24.67 - $28.00 per hour, DOE

Work Location: South Pasadena, CA/San Gabriel Valley area

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday and *availability to be accessible by phone over the weekend

What We Offer:

An outstanding benefits package and numerous opportunities for career growth and advancement within our organization.

  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000-$4,000 for application positions.
  • 13 Paid Holiday per year including Cesar Chavez & Juneteenth, earn up to 22 days of PTO.
  • Flexible work schedule
  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Medical insurance offering 3 HMO with Kaiser and Health Net, and also a PPO Plan
  • Dental insurance both HMO & PPO options, with 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan.
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary.
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401(k) with no wait period and no vesting schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include:

  • Provide direct rehabilitative mental health services to Hillsides' Family Resource Centers FSP clients, including individual and group rehabilitative services, collateral services, crisis intervention, in-home community services, and/or services at other locations away from the Family Resource Centers
  • Coordinate services and case management, discharge planning, and case consultation with referral sources, school, allied agencies, and others
  • Maintain and complete all clinical and administrative record keeping associated with IHBS delivery of services.
  • Interact with the community at large and with specific allied agencies, other programs, and funding sources in a manner that facilitates and enhances the operation of the Family Resource Centers
  • Participates, coordinates and/or facilitates Child Family Team meetings (CFTs)
  • Is available for crisis support to clients 24/7 when therapist is unavailable.
  • Knowledgeable of prevailing governmental laws and regulations regarding the provision of mental health services, including confidentiality and limits thereof, the reporting of child abuse and neglect, and related regulations
  • Knowledgeable of and acts in accordance with Ethical and Professional standards as established by organizations outside of Hillsides.
  • Attend and participate in program and Family Resource Centers-wide meetings, including staff in-service, clinical conferences, and training retreats.
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision and bi-weekly group supervision.
  • Participate in monthly program staff meeting.
  • Complete daily billing expectations and submit notes within required timeframes.
  • Complete DMH outcomes documentation on a quarterly basis and/or as needed.
  • Is available to provide evening sessions to clients.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree plus 1 year experience in a relevant mental health setting, OR 3 year's experience in a relevant mental health setting
  • Bilingual in Spanish required
  • Valid California driver's license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier.
  • Chemical Dependency Certificate preferred.


Hillsides practices Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognizes the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma; Employees are asked to comprehensively integrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices with the goal to prevent re-traumatization which promotes healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.

Seat 506