Job Description for Psychotherapist

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Wage and Salary:
$30.72-$33.33/hour; based on qualifications/experience upon hire
Application review will begin:
February 1, 2023
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County’s Human Services Behavioral Health division serves Jefferson County residents who are experiencing mental health and substance use concerns through an outpatient clinic setting. The clinic staff is committed to delivering evidence-based practices by providing person-centered and recovery-focused services.


Mental health and substance use concerns is a national crisis, affecting not just the individual, but families, friends, and many others.  Jefferson County is growing our team to help combat this crisis and provide Mental Health and Substance Use Intervention services by hiring two additional Psychotherapists!


As an experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate Psychotherapist, you will be successful in this role by completing the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform crisis/suicide risk assessments, evaluate client’s safety to self and others through clinic interview, and develop crisis and safety plans to meet their needs
  • Provide ongoing assessments, respond to crisis situations, and link client with appropriate resources
  • Perform bio psycho-social assessments for mental health and substance use clients and diagnose the consumer for mental health and substance use, under the direction of the medical director
  • Provide case management as identified in the psycho-social assessment
  • Perform individual and group psychotherapy for mostly adults, with the potential to work with some children, both within the outpatient clinic and the Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program

Starting wage typically starts between $30.72 - $33.33/hour, based on qualifications and experience


This is a full-time position with the need of flexibility to provide some evening individual/group psychotherapy sessions


Benefits: Eligible for excellent benefit package with details at the below link




Qualifications Needed:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field with two years’ experience
  • Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years’ experience
  • Substance Abuse Counseling Certification and/or Trauma Informed Care Training
  • Bilingual qualified applicants encouraged to apply


Applications will be accepted until this position is filled; screening of applicants will take place as applications are received


Application and position details are available at or

Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.


Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer