Job Description

Job Description

Hillsides is dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy.

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive work environment
  • Medical insurance  with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan
  • Dental insurance 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 100% employer paid 
  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit    
  • 401 k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Opportunity to ear BBS CEUs
  • 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:


  • Design and deliver quality, timely, and thorough clinical training for clinical staff, including but not limited to HIPAA, child abuse reporting and treatment approaches
  • Design and deliver quality, timely and thorough training for resource families with adherence to Resource Family Approval (RFA) standards as needed
  • Oversee tracking of clinical training to meet professional, contractual and regulatory standards across divisions
  • Establish and conduct training on quality of care standards, including but not limited to documentation, standards of supervision and legal and ethical considerations
  • Work with leadership throughout the company to improve processes and to ensure training is effectively produced, assessed, and reinforced
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of New Employee Orientation and Training for clinical staff
  • Establish and maintain a clinical training library
  • Maintain clinical training manuals
  • Responsible for the coordination of clinical training events
  • Other duties as required

The trainer will work with key identified resources throughout the Company to improve processes and to ensure training is effectively produced, assessed, and reinforce


Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, clinical staff, other employees, county representatives, resource families and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documents
  • Spanish Speaking highly preferred 

     Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others – including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy 

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds 

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer proficient (expertise in Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program currently in use
  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required


  • Masters degree in social work or marriage/family therapy
  • Licensure preferred
  • License, waiver and registered with California Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer