BAKERSFIELD, CA. — “We are going through a lot in the community and these folks would be the ones that would help our community move forward," Mitchall Patel, Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services.
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services has seen a spike in demand from the Kern County community.
“We provide mental health services to youth, adolescents, and adults so you could be working in any of those sectors," said Patel.
The mental health program is part of the Kern County Public Health Department is continuously looking for behavioral health nurses, but has recently opened up a handful of new positions for hire.
“Right now were looking for clinical psychologists and behavioral health supervisors these are the folks out there in the community making sure that our communities mental health is thriving," said Patel.
The ideal candidate for these positions has a background in a psychology education and is focused on the mental health of Kern County residents.
“What we are looking for are community minded people who have a growth mindset, want to see the community grow, and invest in it," said Patel.
To apply for these positions, you can visit the Kern County career opportunities website.