Licensed Counselor/Therapist Team Lead (LPC, LMFT, LCSW)

Job Number: 22-400-11602

Job Summary: This position serves as a Team Lead for the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team.  Primary duties in this unit include providing crisis intervention and relapse prevention services to individuals experiencing crisis in the community. The MCOT responds to clients at the site of the crisis from referrals received through the 24/7 Crisis Helpline.  Primary clinical operations of the unit include providing community-based crisis assessments, interventions, brief follow-up and service linkage to children, adolescents and adults in non-clinical community settings. The goal is to ensure clients get the right care, at the right time. MCOT responds independently in teams of two to the site of the crisis, and works in collaboration with the following community partners on an as needed basis to support crisis service delivery: Austin Independent School District (AISD), AISD Police, the Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) of the Austin Police Department (APD) and Travis County Sheriff's Department (TCSO). This Team Lead's primary responsibility will be to work in conjunction with the Program Manager to provide clinical and administrative supervision to mental health professionals whose primary duties are to respond to crisis in children and youth. On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.

The Team Lead provides guidance, direction, and support to all assigned staff.  Utilizes sound, clinical judgement and is available to provide consultation, direction, debriefing, clinical staffing and support to staff.


The MCOT Team Lead will:

  • Maintain and uphold unit and agency performance standards.
  • Provide routine supervision (individual/ group) and case consultation
  • Monitor documentation.
  • Attend meetings as assigned.
  • Provide direct services to clients as needed.

In cooperation with Program Manager, MCOT Team Lead will:

  • Assist in coordination of program operations.
  • Assist in hiring and training of new staff.
  • Assist in annual performance evaluation of staff.



  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.



  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT.


Preferred but not required:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Experience as a supervisor.
  • Experience in child welfare.

Hours: Five days/week, 12:00p-8:00p

Salary: $60,055 - $68,729 annually, depending on licensed experience. This position is eligible for a 10% crisis stipend in addition to the annual salary. 

Sign-on incentive: Integral Care looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.

Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave 

  • Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 403(b) retirement account

  • 401(a) employer contribution retirement account

  • Gold's gym membership discount

  • Mileage reimbursement

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

LPHA Keywords: Mental Health Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT, Behavioral Health Therapist, Psychotherapist, Senior Clinician, Licensed Clinician, Clinical Mental Health Professional, Program Therapist, LPHA, Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts, Licensed Practitioner, Therapist, Counselor

QMHP Keywords: Qualified Mental Health Professional, QMHP, Case Manager, Rehabilitation Specialist, Service Coordinator, Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Specialist, Social Worker

LCDC Keywords: Counselor, LCDC Counselor, LCDC Intern, Counselor Intern, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Direct Care Staff, Caseworker