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Catholic Charities of TN

Bilingual Intake Clinical Therapist

Catholic Charities of TN


Job Summary

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of Bilingual Intake Clinical Therapist to work in our Individual and Family Counseling program. This is a full-time position and is based in Davidson County. Agency hours are Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The office location is 2806 McGavock Pike near the Opryland area of Nashville and our South Nashville location is at Casa Azafran in Davidson County. The agency offers a flexible work schedule. 

If you’re looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team of expert Clinicians devoted to the health and healing of clients, then this is the job for you! Primary responsibilities for the Intake Clinical Therapist position include the dual responsibility of Intake for the Clinical Services Counseling Programs and maintaining a small caseload of clients. This position includes completing Intake paperwork for all new referrals to the agency, loading that information into our online platform (Salesforce), and managing and updating the waitlist for the clinical programs. In addition to providing counseling to individuals, children, couples, and families by offering individual and group activities designed to enhance personal growth and development; and relief from trauma using a Trauma-Informed Care model according to evidence-informed best practices and within agency guidelines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Intake support to clinical programs.
  • Provides counseling services to individuals, children, couples, and families according to evidence-informed best practices and within agency guidelines.
  • Maintains complete and timely counseling notes (assessments, progress notes, reviews of treatment planning, closing summaries, etc.) on the agency database. 
  • Screens and assesses requests for counseling services to determine the appropriateness of the agency’s services making referrals to other agencies or qualified individuals when indicated according to agency guidelines.
  • Consults regularly with the Clinical Program Manager on specific client issues and concerns as well as monitoring for self-care to provide quality services for clients. 
  • Actively seeks professional development to increase professional knowledge with an emphasis on current evidence-based best practices.
  • Actively participates in supervision sessions, periodic team meetings, and training. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 



  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, or related field.
  • Must have knowledge of human behavior and child development and the ability to use various methods and techniques of counseling with children, adults, couples, and families. 
  • Possessing or working toward a license in Social Work or related fields from the State of Tennessee (e.g. LCSW, LMFT, MMFT, LMSW, LPC-MHSP) is strongly preferred.
  • Some experience and understanding of trauma and Trauma Informed Care practices.

Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Ability to relate to and work with emotionally upset individuals.
  • Effective interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office products, with the ability to learn new technology as needed.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and staff.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and follow tasks through to completion.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and/or meet deadlines.
  • Ability, interest, and willingness to work with diverse staff and clients.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with extreme professionalism.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible working schedule as a portion of work for this position takes plan in the afternoons and evenings. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Additional Information


  • Ten (10) vacation days.
  • Twelve (12) personal days.
  • Eighteen (18) paid holidays.
  • 403B plan with company match.
  • Pension plan.
  • Health insurance, vision, and dental coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Voluntary benefits.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume and a cover letter detailing interest, desired salary, and available start date to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2009353/CATHOLIC-CHARITIES-OF-TENNESSEE-INC/Bilingual-Intake-Clinical-Therapist

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is an equal-opportunity employer. Catholic Charities does not discriminate in regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Satisfactory completion of a background and reference check is required.


  • Date Posted: April 9, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hrs./wk.