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at Neighborhood House Association

Pay: $26/hour
Posted: 7/20/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: BA930C6D47C08B69783631AE61578A61
Keywords: health

Job Description

Neighborhood House Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
Vacation 401K Retirement Plan Account (FSA)
Sick Leave Medical Life & Disability Insurance
Two (2) personal days Dental Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products
Four (4) days annual bereavement Flexible Spending Account Social Security
**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week**

All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.

Req. No.:RFP-04112
Starting Pay Range:$26-$26
Status/Hours:FT Non-Exempt
Location:Project In-Reach
Dept./Program:Project Enable

Basic Job Assignment:

Under the supervision of the Project In-Reach Program Director, the Clinical Case Manager provides clinical care coordination and/or crisis intervention to individuals age 18+ with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders 20-30 days pre-release and up to 90 days post-release as they prepare to exit detention facilities, including providing mental health assessments, individual counseling, case management, researching and organizing the necessary community resources in order to support client’s transition to the community; and performs related work as required.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid knowledge of cultural and socio-economic issues relevant to providing appropriate case management services to special population groups, including Latino, African-American, and Transition Age Youth; Legal and ethical issues pertaining to delivery of professional services; Human behavior theory; Local community and mental health resources available to assist incarcerated clients; Group dynamic theories and facilitation methods; Diagnostic categories (DSM V); Social, psychological and physical factors of mental, emotional, and substance abuse disorders; Types of illicit drugs and behavior patterns associated with them; Addictive behavior treatment methods; and Community resources. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to Assess for the purpose of acquiring diagnostic information and developing case management treatment plans; Work with the incarcerated population and correctional staff; Maintain detailed client documentation; Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with a variety of people with mental illnesses; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, correctional staff, other professional staff and the public; Operate a computer using word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications, and operate other standard office equipment; Understand, interpret, explain and apply local, state and federal law and regulations governing mental health programs and correctional facilities; Analyze complex mental health and substance abuse program issues and problems, evaluate alternative solutions and develop sound conclusions, recommendations and courses of action; Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Successfully perform duties in a field-based setting.


A typical way of obtaining the necessary experience and training is by obtaining a Master’s Degree from an accredited university, plus license or registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences in one of the following: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred; Associate Marriage and Family Therapist or Associate Social Worker required. Graduate-level internship experience working with a population with co-occurring disorders is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a substance use/mental health setting, experience with motivational interviewing and different therapeutic approaches, experience with mental health diagnoses, experience working with Latino and African-American and the incarcerated population is highly desirable.

Example of Major Functions:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

* Provides mental health assessments, case management and individual and group counseling;

* Performs crisis intervention as needed; assesses and identifies clients’ needs for supportive services, acts as a partner and resource, performing case management services and client advocacy by obtaining appropriate linkages for necessary or requested services (e.g., mental health, housing, vocational, employment, food, etc.) and following through to ensure service efficacy;

* Refers clients to clinical services which are provided pre-release;

* Collaborates with other service team members on client concerns;

* Requests assistance and guidance from management and professional staff when necessary to address client issues and problems; establishes and maintains contact with community resources to ensure continuity of care;

* Creates detailed documentation of client progress and performs various other administrative functions associated with the program; maintains client charts;

* Updates assigned clients’ progress notes, maintains daily log of clients seen and writes necessary communication;

* Transports clients to their needed linkage resource(s);

* Completes intake assessments, updated assessments, and other necessary paperwork, including service plans and service plan reviews; enters necessary data and information;

* Provides information, presentations and outreach to the community as needed;

* Upholds all Program Safety Policies/ Procedures and ensure that clients, staff and program facility are safe at all times;

* Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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