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Company: Stars Behavioral Health Group
Location: Joshua Tree, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Stars Behavioral Health Group was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. According to the study, 75 percent of employees say it is a great workplace.

We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to improve the lives of people living with mental health and other challenges to their wellbeing. SBHG currently employs approximately 1,700 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California. We serve more than 30,000 adults, children, youth and families annually throughout the state. We strongly value and are committed to having a truly diverse workforce and environment- including LGBTQ, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in our workforce. We also value lived experience and employ staff who have been consumers of behavioral healthcare or other social services, or supported a consumer as a family member or caregiver.

Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in our outpatient clinics and 24/7 treatment facilities, and in community settings such as schools and homes. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other community-based agencies.

JOB SUMMARY:  This position has primary responsibility for coaching clients with their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs); preparing meals, snacks, shopping for food, and other various life
skills.  Assist with and supervise meal preparation in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations.  Ensure that all safety regulations are followed and the facilities are maintained in a safe and clean manner.  Assist with client laundry, household cleaning and other tasks as needed. This position performs a variety of tasks to ensure that the facility is in a clean, orderly, sanitary and attractive condition.

The Household Coach is a para-professional treatment team member who is also responsible for providing direct care to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the clients through direct and indirect physical and verbal interaction.  Duties are performed under direct supervision of the Program Manager, or designee in most cases, but some tasks are accomplished independently.



Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age

Employment is contingent on:

  • Successfully completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance

Receipt of “clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance


Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent



Minimum of one (1) year of full-time experience performing non-professional, consumer
directed services in a mental health, health care or social service agency. 

(1) year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other
related medical facility preferred.  Knowledge of and experience preparing
therapeutic diets, preferred.


License or Certification

Valid California Driver's License.

First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited to the American Red Cross.   
ServSafe Food Handler Certification

Specialized Skills

Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, clients, family members, visitors and
the general public.

Must be knowledgeable of dietary procedures

Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas,
and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order,
safety and proper performance of assigned duties.

Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously and
persistently mentally ill clients, other staff and the public.

We offer: 

  • Free employee health insurance offered for applicable full time positions
  • DailyPay
  • MFTI and ACSW's receive supervision for BBS hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
  • A unique environment – we're an employee owned organization! 
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Family-oriented environment
  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
  • Flexible work schedule and environment
  • Mileage reimbursement
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