THERAPIST (FT or PT) – House of Hope – Salt Lake City, UT

THERAPISTS — Fulltime and part-time available


House of Hope, a local nonprofit organization, is offering an array of new opportunities for full- and part-time clinicians who are committed to using their talents to empower women, strengthen families, and promote recovery in our community. As Utah’s oldest treatment center, we have a long legacy of employing staff who are dedicated to the mission of spreading hope, nurturing healing, and encouraging personal growth in our colleagues, our clients, and our organization. We offer a culture of camaraderie, creativity, and collaboration as we work collectively to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.

With so many opportunities for clinicians available in Utah, finding a good fit for your goals in the behavioral health field is paramount. We feel like you should interview us even as we would like to interview you. We welcome questions and meetings by zoom or in person to determine if we are a match for you; speak with our current program directors and therapists. Let us help you make the most informed decision when it comes to one of the most critical choices you have… your career.

“Working at House of Hope brings purpose and satisfaction because you are working with some of the most disadvantaged people in our society. You get to see amazing things happen in the lives of our clients as they embrace recovery, and it is truly inspiring! Seeing our clients start to realize their potential brings a lot of job satisfaction! You will grow as a therapist.” – C.B., LCSW – Therapist

Therapist positions currently open at House of Hope – Salt Lake City:

  • Full-time residential therapist for women, typical caseload of 12-14 clients, direct care requirement of 50-60%, M-F, 8:30-5 pm, additional stipend for on-call.
  • Part-time outpatient therapist for women, 28-36 hours, 60% direct care, M-F, between 8-5 pm.
  • Part-time rotational therapist for women, couples, and families in residential and outpatient services, M-F, between 8-5, and/or evenings.
  • Part-time children’s therapist for children ages 2-8 in play therapy, parent-child interactive therapy, filial therapy, M-F, daytime hours.
  • On-call residential therapist to respond to needs of women and support staff evenings and weekends, weekly rotation after training.
  • Also looking for part time or contract therapists for EMDR, creative movement or music therapy, art therapy, mindfulness and/or specialized evening group work for couples and families.
  • Openings for Master’s level mental health or SUD interns starting January, June, or September 2022. Stipends for first-year students, hourly wage for second-year interns.

Wages & Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus of $5,000 for new qualifying therapists!
  • Starting at $28/hourly for new therapists with CSW, AMHC, AMFT
  • $30-34/hourly, depending on experience, for experienced therapists with LCSW, CMHC, MFT
  • $34-42/hourly, depending on experience, for experienced therapists with specialty and/or a supervisory position
  • Bonuses of $2,500-$5,000 annually for performance measures
  • Benefits: Benefits package (FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS ONLY) including health & dental insurance, 2x-salary life insurance, long-term disability, 401k up to 5% dollar-for-dollar match (after 1 year), paid supervision, paid training allowance, tuition reimbursement eligibility, student loan forgiveness, licensure fees, mileage, and other incentives
  • Other: Fulltime(40) – 40/hour per week employees – receive over 30 paid days off first year including sick, vacation, holidays, birthday, health & wellness day

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and Utah licensure in good standing as social worker, mental health counselor or specialty therapist, working knowledge of therapy models (include CBT, MI, DBT, ACT, EMDR)
  • Training provided for new therapists
  • Manage standard documentation
  • Ability to engage clients, sustain relationships and provide healthy closure
  • Individual and group work skills
  • Must have conflict resolution, problem-solving, and healthy communication skills
  • Collaboration with other agencies, coordination with families, and general working knowledge of substance use and mental health disorders and treatment for same
  • Working knowledge of basic social work ethics and boundaries.

Agency Requirements:

  • This is a non-smoking work site
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check
  • Must be able to pass drug test (results are based on federal laws regarding illegal substances)
  • If in recovery, must have at least 2 years of continuous sobriety
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 (including booster) or willing to start the vaccination process immediately
  • Must be willing to be vaccinated annually against the flu
  • Must have reliable transportation, driver’s license, and clean driving record

To Apply:

Send the following to: jobs “at”

  • BRIEF STATEMENT OF INTEREST/COVER LETTER (may be in body of email) indicating which position you are applying and the skills/talents/interests that would make you a good candidate.
  • THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES (include both phone and email addresses for references, please)

House of Hope’s MISSION:

  • Treating substance use disorders, rebuilding lives, strengthening families, and empowering women.

House of Hope’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

  • We celebrate diversity by elevating empathy, encouraging inclusivity, and challenging inequity through compassion, education, awareness, and action.


House of Hope (HOH) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on achieving the HOH mission without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability, or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Internship

Pay: $27.00 – $42.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine


  • 5×8
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff and clients of House of Hope must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Additionally masks are worn during severe breakout periods.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Salt Lake City, UT 84102: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Master’s (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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