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Clinical Supervisor

Position Overview:

Seattle Counseling and Wellness (SCAW) is seeking a Clinical Supervisor. Supervisors are responsible for overseeing and developing the clinical staff of SCAW. The Supervisor will provide clinical supervision or consultation as needed to clinicians at their location, support clinicians in following policies and procedures, and promote a positive work culture at their location. The Supervisor will also provide 15 hours of direct clinical services to clients at SCAW. This position is a W-2 position, and requires up to 25 hours of combined direct clinical services to clients and oversight of clinician’s therapy services.


  • Hold an active, unrestricted doctoral license (Psy.D., Ph.D.) in the state of Washington

  • Supervise and oversee clinicians – up to 10 hours weekly.

  • Provide 15 hours of clinical services to clients at SCAW.

  • Hold interviews with candidates for employment.

  • Communicate/coordinate with Onboarding Coordinator when new clinicians are hired.

  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures of SCAW as a Supervisor and clinician.

  • Be proactive and responsible in holding clinicians accountable in note content and timeliness, marketing/blogging(if applicable), and overall performance of their job duties via in person informal check ins.

  • Check in monthly as a group with other Site Supervisors and Clinical Director regarding processes and/or procedures, including proposed changes, clinical issues and successes.

  • As needed, provide formal case consultation to fully licensed clinicians at 30 minute intervals.

  • If applicable provide formal supervision in 1-hour intervals to provisionally licensed clinicians.

  • Manages their clinical team and provides accountability, performance evaluation, hiring and structuring of the clinical team.

  • Proactively work towards improving the practice’s client experience and ensure client satisfaction by way of supervising clinicians.

  •  Collaborate with the Clinical Director and Director of Client Experience on improving overall client and employee experience.

  • Ability to identify areas where we need improvement clinically and in client experience and initiate the improvement measures.

  • Stay highly organized.

  • High attention to detail and ability to prioritize various projects independently.

  • Passion for working with others (being collaborative) and helping our team members grow and learn.

  • Ability to handle and provide straight-forward feedback to leadership and clinical team members.

  • Be a problem solver and think ahead to ensure any challenges don’t greatly impact progress or outcomes for clients.

  • Ability to set goals and develop achievable timelines to hit them.

  • Other site supervisory/related duties as may be assigned.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Align with SCAW mission, vision, and values.

  • At least 2 years of supervision experience, overseeing direct clinical work of licensed clinicians or students in training.

  • Knowledge of the roles and duties of SCAW leadership and clinical positions and functions.

  • Knowledge of SCAW client experience goals and how to achieve client satisfaction.

  • Must be punctual in reporting to work.

  • Be organized and detail oriented.

  • Be a team player.

  • Be able to work independently on tasks assigned.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Make independent decisions regarding the management of the clinical team and direct reports.


This position is not right for you if you’re: 

  • Someone just looking for a job to clock in and out of.

  • Someone who doesn’t feel passion for our mission, vision and values.

  • Someone who’s not a team player or prefer not to work collaboratively.

  • Someone who wants to own their own business in the near future. If that’s you, awesome! But we’re not the place for you. We dedicate a lot of time to our teams, and provide the flexibility, autonomy and space to allow each member of our team to get creative in their role. The ideal person is invested in time and energy in SCAW.

  • Someone who doesn’t like to hop in and help others get their work done - we highly value teamwork.


This position perfect for you if you’re: 

  • Aligned with SCAW’s mission, vision, and values.

  • Energized by helping others in a team and contributing to the growth of SCAW.

  • Social justice oriented and practice anti-racism work.

  • Creative, engaged in doing good work, and excited by furthering our mission to making wellness a down-to-earth practice.

  • Able to take direct and constructive feedback and run with it.

  • Able to make tough decisions, have difficult conversations, and lead a team of people in a radically candid way.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $5,000.00 - $7,000.00 per month


COVID-19 considerations:

All clinicians are meeting with clients remotely either from our office or home (clinician can choose to work in office or at home until we are back in the office full time - hopefully in 2021!).


  • Supervising: 2 years 

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

  • Washington State license

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