Behavioral Health Clinical Manager

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Alameda County Behavioral Health Department’s Guidance Clinic is recruiting for a provisional* Behavioral Health Clinical Manager

$109,678.40 - $133,286.40 Annually
Plus, excellent benefits!

*For a provisional appointment, a civil service exam is not required. However, incumbents remain at-will until successfully competing in the civil service examination process.


The Alameda County Behavioral Health Department’s (ACBHD) Guidance Clinic (GC) is situated within ACBHD’s Forensic, Diversion and Re-Entry System of Care, and is the behavioral health provider at the Juvenile Justice Center.

The GC provides an array of behavioral health services for detained youth and young adults. The GC works in the Transition Center to provide re-entry support, discharge planning and case management. Our focus is linking high-end mental health youth to mental health provides in the community and other resources. When appropriate and feasible, the GC provides family engagement/support, family therapy and family case management.


We are seeking an experienced professional who can manage the complexity of the role as well as manage relationships across agencies. The ideal candidate is a deep listener who integrates multiple perspectives thoughtfully and has keen interest in working with justice involved youth and collaborating with law enforcement partners. As a strong leader, you will have skills in delegation, coaching, problem-solving, and meeting facilitation.


The Behavioral Health Clinical Manager (BHC Manager) oversees the Guidance Clinic’s clinical operations and reports to the Director of Juvenile Justice Health Services. The BHC Manager currently supervises the following GC staff: six clinicians, one mental health specialist and one administrative clerical lead.

This position requires the BHC Manager to be onsite Monday - Friday.

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