Careers at Wellnest

At Wellnest, we believe in the power of connection. Our employees connect families and young adults with the support services, resources and housing that empowers them to create their brightest futures. For 100 years, we have been providing holistic emotional health and wellness services within the community. Today, we touch 200,000 lives annually, offering essential services to help our clients thrive.

If you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree, and this sounds like a meaningful job opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Wellness Benefits

At Wellnest, our employees are encouraged to practice self-care and are offered benefits to help support their individual needs, including but not limited to:

  • An accrual of up to ten days of Paid Time Off (PTO) in their first year, a total of twelve paid holidays, up to five paid days off between Christmas and New Year’s Day, three paid days off for external training, and one Wellnest Day (paid floating holiday).
  • Wellnest offers $10,000 annually to cover the cost of a personalized benefits package built from available medical, dental, and vision plans; an employer-paid life insurance policy valued at $50,000; and access to supplemental coverage plans and benefits, like a Flexible Spending Account for dependent care and medical expenses, accident and critical illness insurance, disability coverage, and other benefits.
  • Wellnest employees benefit from an employer-sponsored 401(k) company match of up to 4% and profit-sharing contribution benefit of up to 5% to invest towards their future.
  • Relocation expense reimbursement of up to $3,600 for select positions.

Training

Every staff at Wellnest, regardless of position or tenure, has access to various professional development opportunities to enhance their skills. Our internal program, Training Corners, offers live training, recorded webinars, and support materials tailored to meet the professional development needs of our clinicians and support staff so that they can better serve our communities. Many of the clinical training opportunities offered as part of this internal program are eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEU) for our mental health providers, which are offered free of cost to our staff. In addition, as a company-sponsored benefit, every employee is offered up to three paid days off to participate in external training to augment their learning.

Diversity Equity & Inclusion

At Wellnest, we are committed to being intentional about creating programs, systems, and opportunities that value the unique contributions of our staff. Together with our staff, we are diligently working on developing a clear structure that defines and guides how we will embed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles into our organizational culture and clinical practices.

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Career Opportunities

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Assistant Director - Intensive Services

Annualized Salary Range: $95,024 to $106,770

The Assistant Director for Intensive Services will provide overall management and direction to one or more social service or mental health programs of the organization, including but not limited to: management of treatment team; development and control of program budgets; ensuring program activities comply with contracts; development and implementation of policies and procedures; coordinating or integrating the program within the organization; representing and furthering the program and the organization to the community by attending community and other events including on weekends and regularly scheduled holidays; provide supervision to supervisors/managers in the respective programs.

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Case Manager - Early Intervention

Annualized Salary Range: $22.64 – $25.44 Hourly

Case Managers provide an array of services and activities in support of access to access medical, educational, social, prevocational, rehabilitative, or other needed community services for eligible clients and families.

The Case Manager conducts groups for children, high-risk teens and adult parents of young children. These groups focus on building healthy relationships and promoting positive parenting. The Case Manager promotes a strengths based approach to service that empowers families, supports a community based philosophy of service, and ensures that all services and community events case managers attend while representing Wellnest are aligned with our mission, vision, and core values.

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Case Manager - LLC

Annualized Salary Range: $22.64 – $25.44 Hourly

Case Managers work together with therapist to conduct comprehensive needs assessments with children, youth, adults, and families to assist them in obtaining needed resources such as health insurance, housing, and low cost child care through referral and linkage.

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Case Manager - Outpatient Services

Annualized Salary Range: $47,098 to $52,919

Case Managers provide an array of services and activities in support of the program’s goal of promoting children’s emotional well-being. The Case Manager conducts groups for children, high-risk teens and adult parents of young children. These groups focus on building healthy relationships and promoting positive parenting. The Case Manager promotes a strengths based approach to service that empowers families, supports a community based philosophy of service, and ensures that all services and community events case managers attend while representing Wellnest are aligned with our mission, vision, and core values.

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Classroom Assistant

Annualized Salary Range: Nonprofit – Social Services

As part of the Adult Work Experience program at Wellnest, the Classroom Assistant will support Day Treatment Intervention staff in prepping for classroom activities, meals and outreach events. In this position, the Classroom Assistant will also support with office organization, light clerical duties, maintaining cleanliness of common areas, and effectively serve in cordial communication with all staff and community members at all times. The successful candidate will be motivated and eager to learn Wellnest policies and procedures.

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Clinical Therapist - Housing

Annualized Salary Range: $67,704 $83,410

Housing Integrated Services (HSI) is a specialized program that provides comprehensive and intensive field-based community mental health services designed to meet the unique needs of youth, ages 18-25, in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) who are formerly homeless and have a Severe Mental Illness (SMI) or Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED). HSI services are provided as part of an integrated model in which the Los Angeles County (LAC or County) Department of Mental Health (Department or DMH), Department of Health Services (DHS), and Department of Public Health (DPH) partner to respectively provide mental health services, intensive case management services (ICMS), and substance use services, as appropriate, to Clients who are in or have been matched to permanent supported housing.

 Wellnest serves Transition Age Youth (TAY) at our five story100%permanent supportive housing development. As a team member, therapists handle cases as assigned, performs interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan. Therapists conduct individual therapy sessions, run therapy groups for TAY & TAY families, plan and administer therapeutic treatment in a field-based setting at the Nest on Florence or elsewhere. Therapists consult with the clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Wellnest peers or other specialists and timely complete required progress notes and paperwork. Therapists must meet or exceeds productivity and timely expectations. Other duties may be assigned in this program that includes providing emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

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Clinical Therapist - Intensive Services

Annualized Salary Range: $67,704 to $83,410

As a team member, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children & families, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, makes home visits and counsels clients with accepted methods to assist client. Also consults with clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Wellnest peers or other specialists and timely completes required progress notes and paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity and timely expectations. Other duties may be assigned in this program that provides services 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

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Clinical Therapist - Life Learning Center

Annualized Salary Range: $67,704.00 – $83,410.00

The Clinical Therapist for the Life Learning Center works with a comprehensive field based team that includes clinicians, case managers, employment specialists, and housing case managers. As a team member working with adolescents and young adults and their families/caregivers, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children, adults &/or families/caregivers, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, performs & teaches behavioral interventions, social skills and anger management techniques, makes home, community & work site visits and counsels clients with creative culturally humble, healing centered interventions. The Clinical Therapist also consults with clinical supervisors, psychiatrists, internal and external peers or other specialists in the community and timely completes required progress notes and paperwork using a computerized system. Provides support on call and after hours to clients who call the stabilization line.  Other duties will be assigned.

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Clinical Therapist - Outpatient Services (Exposition Park)

Annualized Salary Range: $67,704 to $83,410

As a team member, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children & families, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, makes home visits and counsels clients with accepted methods to assist client. Also consults with clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Wellnest peers or other specialists and timely completes required progress notes and paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity and timely expectations.

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Home Visitor

Salary Range: $23.20 – $26.07 Hourly

The Home Visitor will provide services to caregivers and their newborns until the child reaches the age of 5.

Home Visitation services are offered to at-risk families to support parent-child attachment, child development, and linkage of families to resources. This program offered by Wellnest is based on the Healthy Families America model of home visiting. This model supports new parents at the time their new babies are born, and provides additional support and ongoing home visitation services during the important early years of a child’s life.

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HR Generalist

Salary Range: $27.02 – $34.37 Hourly

The Human Resources Generalist is on the front lines in making Wellnest a great place to work, by providing a wide variety of both complex and routine administrative services, including researching, writing and implementing policies and procedures, developing and planning, organizing and administering human resources services (e.g. onboarding and off-boarding, compensation and benefits administration) and leading customer service functions.

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Psychology Supervisor

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The Psychology Supervisor is responsible for weekly supervision of six (6) pre-doctoral psychology students completing a practicum placement with Wellnest Emotional Health & Wellness. The Psychology Supervisor works with a team of Psychologists and other leadership members to provide a comprehensive annual practicum placement.

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Sr. Financial Analyst

Annualized Salary Range: $81,172.00 – $93,347.00

The Senior Financial Analyst position will assist in monitoring LA County DMH contract revenue & reporting. This position will also work on balance sheet reconciliations, assist in the monthly close, complete depreciation and prepaid schedules, conduct budget variance analysis, and support the Controller in various duties and Ad-hoc assignments.

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