Jobs for CSU East Bay MSW Students/Alums



Date: April 28, 2014


Social Service Staffing and Recruiting Agency have temporary, temp to hire and direct hire positions throughout CA for BA - LCSW, MFT and PhD candidates.  Below is a list of our current job opportunities, our jobs change often and are updated twice weekly on their website. 

Rebecca Hultberg Shuler
Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.


PERM
Program Director needed in SF.  This is an out patient mental health agency.  Candidate must be 2 years post licensure and must have 3+ years of strong program management experience.  5 years of mental health experience required.  $65k
 
Program Director needed in San Mateo.  This is an out patient mental health agency.  Candidate must be 2 years post licensure and must have 3+ years of strong program management experience.  5 years of mental health experience required.  $65k
 
Clinical Director needed in Salinas and San Jose.  MFT or LCSW 2 years post licensure with strong child and family experience.  Clinical supervision and covering a caseload. 
 
Cantonese speaking Clinical Case Manager needed in SF to work in an out patient setting with seniors.  Must be registered with the BBS.  $44k+
 
Russian Speaking Clinical Case Manager needed in SF to work in an out patient setting with seniors.  Must be registered with the BBS.  $44k+
 
Division Director needed to oversee multiple child and family programs in CA, most are in the bay area but there will be a need to travel to southern CA quarterly and central CA monthly.  Candidate must have many years of managing director level people.  Position requires 5 years of experience managing programs that focus on serving ages 0 - 5, candidate should have Head Start or First 5 experience.  $85k - $87k  Masters required.
 
 
TEMP to PERM
5 Case Managers are needed for temp or temp to hire positions in Napa and Santa Rosa.  We are hiring for people to work in either office and the client caseload will be within1 hour of the office.  Candidate must have BA degree, masters preferred, 2 years of very strong case management experience with high caseloads is required.  Car is required for home visits. $17 - $24/ hour
 
MFTi or ACSW needed for temp to hire position is Solano County.  Position is intensive case management with chronically mentally ill adults.  Strong adult mental health experience required. 
 
TEMP
BA needed for Employment Education Specialist position in Alameda County.  Candidate must have an absolutely clean crim background and have prior job development experience.  FT M - F.  $18/ hour
 
Bilingual Spanish speaking case manager needed to work with geriatric clients in SF.  Position requires MSW and pays $23/ hour.  Job starts mid May and will last until end of Sept.
 

 
 
Rebecca Hultberg Shuler
Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.




Date:  September 16, 2013

Westside Community Services / Social Work Case Manager (Bilingual Spanish)

Social Work Case Manager (Bilingual Spanish) (haight ashbury)

TITLE: Social Work Case Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt/Full Time/37.5 hrs per week

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT: AIDS Case Management & Homecare Program

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Manager

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

Westside Community Services has been providing an array of community-based mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS services to clients in the City and County of San Francisco for 40 years. Incorporated in 1967, Westside is one of the oldest community-based agencies in the nation. The range of programs and services has varied over the years, while a commitment to providing excellent, high-quality, culturally and community appropriate programs has remained central to the core of the organization.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:

Since being founded in 1988, Westside's AIDS Case Management & Homecare Program has helped clients with disabling HIV and AIDS improve their quality of life with a unique blend of Nurse and Social Work Case Management. Registered Nurse Case Managers coordinate seamless provision of medical care while our Masters-level Social Workers facilitate the efficient use of community-based and publically-funded resources to support our clients' wellness. Home Care services are offered when our clients need additional support in their home environments. Home Health Attendants support personal hygiene needs, monitor client progress, and accompany clients to medical appointments. Homemakers complete grocery shopping, prepare meals, and maintain household areas as needed.

SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Program Manager and in conjunction with the Registered Nurse Case Manager, the Social Work Case Manager strives to improve the quality of life for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The incumbent is responsible for the overall coordination of psychosocial services for an assigned caseload. Regular assessments are conducted through home visits and ongoing support is provided to maintain linkage to federal, state, local and community providers.

GENERAL DUTIES:

1. Conduct client intake interviews and related intake assessments, including understanding of the clinical diagnoses, collection of psychosocial information, and completion of intake forms and documentation.

2. Coordinate all aspects of Social Work Case Management for clients, including, but not limited to referrals; supporting linkage maintenance and consistency; coordination and reduction of service redundancies; client advocacy; and development of psychosocial care plan in conjunction with client, provider(s), RN Case Manager, and other collateral.

3. Complete 90-day re-assessments to monitor clients' community stability and facilitate necessary referrals/linkage.

4. Maintains caseload of 30-50 unduplicated clients.

5. Collect client data and information using specifically designed formats, in accordance with MediCal and Ryan White Care Act funding requirements.

6. Manage and assist in the resolution of client crisis.

7. Complete documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner, as required.

8. Participate in internal quality assurance reviews.

9. Participate in weekly team case conferences.

10. Maintain sensitivity to the unique diversity found in San Francisco, including, but not limited to: people of color, from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, and/or LGBTQQI community members.

11. Other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Masters in Social Work or related field required with two to four years experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS.

2. Eligible for Licensure as a Mental Health Professional and registered with the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

3. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work on a multicultural, multidisciplinary team.

4. Excellent organization and documentation skills a must.

5. Computer literate in a Microsoft Office environment.

6. Demonstrated commitment to the Public Health Clients.

Apply to: jobs@westside-health.org

 


City of Oakland / Human Services Manager

HUMAN SERVICES MANAGER

(Senior Services)

$9,440-$11,592/month

Closes:  Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:59 pm

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting a Human Services Manager (Senior Services) in the Aging and Adult Services Division within the Department of Human Services. The selected candidate will use operational decision making in the direction and coordination of work in the Division; plan, organize, manage and direct the review and implementation of major division projects; oversee staff; and also staff the City of Oakland’s Commission on Aging. 

 

The ideal candidate will direct the preparation of a variety of studies and reports relating to current and long-range needs of seniors and develop specific proposals to meet them; identify and implement programmatic changes to Division services as a direct result of the Affordable Health Care Act and MediConnect; present proposals, plans and programs to the City Council, community organizations and other groups who are interested in services to senior citizens; direct the preparation and administration of the division budget; maintain effective relations with a variety of community organizations, groups and individuals; work closely with other division heads and City staff to provide comprehensive services and solve service delivery, community and administrative problems; monitor developments related to senior service programs, evaluate their impact on City operations and implement policy and procedure improvements; and identify and apply for grant funding.  

 

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, human services, health services, sociology, psychology or closely related field and 5 years of responsible supervisory or managerial experience in human services program administration. A Master’s degree in a related field is desirable. Experience in gerontology and strategic or long-range planning, program planning and proposal writing for health and/or human services programs in the public for senior services programs or non-profit sectors is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have expertise and knowledge in Aging and Adult services. Additionally, applicants must have experience in administration or social service, public and/or community programs and be familiar with modern principles and practices of public administration, budgeting and personnel management, grants administration and reporting, and organizational evaluation and development. The successful candidate will have experience working in a political environment and interfacing with constituents. Experience in fund development a plus. License as a Clinical Social Worker is desirable.

 

To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

 

 


Date:  September 9, 2013

BAART Market Street Clinic / Substance Abuse Counselor

 

 

We are seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor providing
long-term individual counseling for our Market Street Clinic.

Position Responsibilities:

 -Provide counseling and case management services
-Keep accurate records
-Act as our patients' liaison

Position Requirements:
-At least two years of counseling experience
-An AA degree in Psychology or similar field or a certificate in
alcohol and drug counseling from an accredited agency
-Substance abuse counseling experience and an advanced degree preferred

What We Offer:

- Supervision for Licensure hours
- Fully paid health insurance, which includes medical, dental, and
life insurance
- Paid time off, which includes major holidays, birthday holiday,
vacation and sick time
- Paid lunch hour (full hour)
- 401(k) plan and Commuter Checks Program
- Early work hours and a business casual work environment
- Most staff have their own office with a computer in it

Our Mission
 BAART Programs' mission is to provide people with cost-effective,
comprehensive substance abuse treatment and other health care services
at its clinics or through community linkages, and to make such
services available to as many people as possible who seek them. By
doing so, BAART Programs can foster the health, happiness, longevity,
and self-reliant, responsible behavior of those individuals, help them
recover from substance abuse, and benefit our communities.

 We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send your resume,  and cover letter to:

mirandafurie@gmail.com.

Or mail them to:

 BAART Market Street Clinic
 Attn: Miranda Furie
 1111 Market Street
 San Francisco, CA 94103

 or fax to
415.863.7343 


Date:  August 29, 2013

Family Service Agency of San Francisco / Staff Therapist (Alameda)

Agency Overview

Founded in 1889, Family Service Agency of San Francisco is the oldest nonsectarian, nonprofit charitable social-services provider in the City and County of San Francisco. Our mission is to strengthen families by providing caring, effective, and innovative social services, with special emphasis on the needs of low-income families, children, and the elderly and disabled people, thus improving the quality of life for all San Franciscans.

Program Description
Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) is a program at FSA that operates in partnership with the University California, San Francisco (UCSF), Mental Health Association (MHA) and East Bay Community Recovery Project (EBCRP). This program is dedicated to addressing psychosis after the first psychotic episode (within 2 years), substance abuse treatment (Co-occurring) and early delivery of care with a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. The program combines a series of evidence-based treatments in Strength-based Care Management, Medication Management, Multi-family Group Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Early psychosis, Vocational rehabilitation and Cognitive Training to address the issue early and bring the symptoms to full remediation.

Job Description
Evaluate the needs of clients and develops treatment plans in coordination with other stakeholders for individuals with a psychotic disorder and substance abuse problems in the community. May also assist with family dynamic; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem and assisting clients in applying for and obtaining other social services and community resources while providing a safe and supportive environment for agency's clientele and adhering to laws regarding confidentiality and reporting requirements. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education. Maintain accurate detailed observation and progress records for later electronic billing data entry. Meet with the clinical supervisor and/or program manager regularly; performs related duties as assigned.


Program Specific Responsibilities

· Conduct assessment interviews and diagnostic evaluations with adolescents and parents to develop treatment plans
· Meeting with clients in the community or in a clinic setting
· Provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, collateral work, case management, crisis intervention, and facilitate Multifamily Groups
· Collaborate closely with school staff; and other community resources and/or mental health agencies when indicated; make referrals to other community resources and mental health agencies when needed
· Meet all deadlines and comply with agency requirements pertaining to the documentation of your responsibilities
· Perform administrative tasks (i.e. chart completion, paperwork, attend staff meetings & other pertinent appointments) in a timely manner.





Minimum Qualifications

· A minimum of 2 years of direct service experience working with an at-risk or mentally ill population.
· A minimum of 2 years of conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
· A minimum of 2 years working with psychosis
· Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field
· Current California State Licensure or license-eligible preferred (e.g., BBS registration)
· Knowledge of Alameda County Community Behavioral Health Services and community resources preferred
· Knowledge of County, State and Federal requirements for documentation and reporting
· Knowledge of individual/family dynamics and child development
· Knowledge and familiarity with multi-cultural populations, especially African-American, Asian and Latino
· Knowledge of DSM-IV-R diagnoses
· Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunction
· Knowledge and awareness of the therapeutic process
· Knowledge of and ability to work in a community and agency structure
· Open to learning and implementing Evidenced Based Practices
· Strong assessment skills with reference to the DSM IV-R and well-developed interviewing skills
· Ability to carry out assignments in a variety of settings (i.e. conducting therapy in the community, library or home)
· Ability to communicate information and ideas both verbally and in written form so that others can clearly understand
· Ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong and to problem solve effectively
· Ability to be a team player with a welcoming attitude
· Bi-lingual/bi-cultural a plus


Additional Information
Division: PREP
Position: Full time Position
Reports to: Clinical Program Supervisor
Location: Alameda County


SEND RESUMES TO:
Kristine Campbell, LMFT, Clinical Program Supervisor
Email: kcampbell@ebcrp.org





Send Resumes to:
Kriis Campbell
kcampbell@ebcrp.org
 

 

 


Date:  August 27, 2013

UCSF / Assistant Director/Manager of Social Work

 

SUMMARY:

 

The position reports to the Director of Patient Transition Management. The incumbent is responsible for the administrative and technical functions of the adult clinical social workers across, the care continuum including inpatient and outpatient. The functional areas of responsibility include leadership and management of social work, non-medical discharge planning, psychosocial support and other related patient/family support functions. The incumbent functions as a UCSF Medical Center liaison to external customers, the community based organizations providing services to patients, public health, and the health insurance plans.  Functions as a liaison to the internal customers, including departments, service lines, and medical staff.  The incumbent maintains organizational policies and procedures for all activities related to conservatorship, elder/dependent adult abuse and domestic violence and provide consultation and education for medical center staff.   

 

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

1.           Recruits, hires, supervises and facilitates staff development of social workers across the adult care continuum:

 

a.     Develops competencies for social workers across the care continuum and orients, educates and evaluates social workers based on those competencies.

 

b.    Promotes the professional development of staff through clinical topic presentation every other month to provide staff with clinical tools to maintain current in the field.

 

c.     Provides expertise and direction to all staff for complex problem solving.

 

 

2.             Establishes systems to monitor the effectiveness of the social work staff identifying patients at risk for psychosocial barriers interfering with the discharge process and effectively mitigating barriers allowing the patient to progress through the continuum of care.

 

3.             Establishes a system to measure the value and productivity of the social work staff and social work services provided at UCSF Medical  Center.

 

 

4.         Ensures compliance with the Joint Commission, Title 22 and Medicare Conditions of Participation. Oversees and directs activities required to support licensure and accreditation of the overall organization.

 

5.         Supports the operations of the Department of Social Work:

 

a.     Responsible for gate keeping and managing the endowments funds assigned to the Department.

 

b.    Covers responsibilities in the absence of the Assistant Director Case Management.

 

 

c.     Assumes the lead in providing interpretation and enforcement of the skilled nursing facilities agreements and ambulance and non-ambulance transport contracts.

 

d.     Provides guidance to the support liaison staff.

 

e.      Assists with prioritizing departmental quality initiatives based on analysis of outcomes.

 

5.         Functions as a UCSF Medical Center liaison to external customers, the community based organizations providing services to patients and the health insurance plans.  Functions as a liaison to the internal customers, including departments, service lines, and medical staff.

 

6.             Represent areas of responsibility in relevant organizational wide committees to facilitate integration of clinical knowledge as it relates to social work.

 

7.             Serves as role model.  Demonstrates integrity, dependability, sound judgment, effective        communication, and resourcefulness.  Devises an ongoing plan to achieve professional goals.

 

8.     Accepts other assignments as appropriate.

 

9.     Supports the vision, mission, and values of the Medical Center.

 

10.  Maintains compliance with standards of service excellence.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRE:

 

1.     Minimum of 2 years clinical experience and 5 years of progressive managerial experience in complex environments, or equivalent combination.

 

2.     Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and accreditation guidelines applicable to areas of responsibility.  Knowledge of Medicare, managed care, commercial insurance, Medi-Cal, and CCS.

 

3.     Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills.

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Master’s Degree in Social Work with LCSW

 

REQUIRED AGE AND POPULATION-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

 

Employees who routinely provide direct patient care require a statement concerning age and population specific competencies.  Typically, a statement such as, “Demonstrates ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the specific individual, including age” is sufficient.  Select one of the following patient categories:

 

Adult

Geriatric

Chronically Ill

Patients with multiple psychosocial barriers to effective discharge plans


    

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Work is not primarily physical in nature; no special physical demands are required.

                                                                                                                                                           

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/

 


CSUEB / The Three-Year MSW Coordinator

http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=37105 

 


Date:  August 26, 2013

City of Oakland / Case Manager

Your City. Your Career.

 

Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. As one of Northern California’s most powerful economic forces, the City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

 

CASE MANAGER I

($4,239-$5,206/month) &

CASE MANAGER II (Spanish Language Certification)

$4,907-$6,025/monthly

Closes:  Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:59 pm

The Department of Human Services is currently seeking a Case Manager I & Case Manager II (Spanish Language Certification) to provide case management services to frail seniors and functionally-impaired adults. The Case Manager I opening is responsible for completing psycho-social reassessments and or recertification for enrolled clients and updating care plans based on client assessments, while the Case Manager II opportunity is tasked with completing initial psycho-social assessments, reassessments and recertification, developing/updating care plans based on client assessments and acting as team leader on cases. Both positions will participate in interdisciplinary care plan conferences, arrange and/or order services as detailed in the care plan, monitor client status and services by home visits or phone, document all actions using program-specific forms/standards, and maintain confidentiality. Additionally, these roles will develop, maintain and update case management charts/files, maintain resource file or index to use for service arrangements, purchase services, information, referral or consultation, and assist with case finding activities.

 

The Case Manager I opening requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology or a related field and 2 years of experience providing services to frail, elderly and/or functionally-impaired adults/seniors while a Master's degree and 2 years of experience as a Case Manager I or in a similar role is necessary for the Case Manager II position. The CM II role also requires knowledge of gerontology, long-term care systems/resources, applicable government regulations, time/records management for case workers and interviewing/counseling technicians, as well as the ability to relate to the needs of multi-racial-cultural low income clients, intervene on behalf of a client and provide lead direction.

 

To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE


Hope Hospice / Social Worker (per diem)

Hope Hospice, Inc. is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization based in Dublin, California that provides compassionate, quality end-of-life care and grief support to patients and families in its San Ramon and Tri-Valley service areas.

Summary: Duties And Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Director of the Social Work & Spiritual Care and in collaboration with Interdisciplinary Team members, counsels patients and families regarding psychosocial adjustment to life threatening illness and long term disability. Provides information, referral, and consultative services to patients, families and staff; advises on appropriate utilization of community resources. Collaborates with other staff to provide a continuum of care. Hours for this position will fluctuate in response to changing patient census.

Qualifications

MSW with appropriate experience and training. A minimum of two years’ experience in medical setting or related field. Hospice experience preferred

 

To apply for a position please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Hope Hospice
6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 100
Dublin, CA 94568-3024
Fax to: (925) 829-0868


Email:
jobs@HopeHospice.com

Hope Hospice, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship.

 


Date:  August 22, 2013

California Institute for Mental Health / Associate for Workforce Development

 

Agency Description: The California Institute for Mental Health (CiMH) was established in 1993 with a declared mission to "promote excellence in mental health services through training, technical assistance, research and policy development." CiMH conducts all of its work collaboratively with mental health stakeholders including government organizations, providers, consumers and family members. (For more information please see our website www.cimh.org)

 

Project Description: Under the general supervision of the CiMH Associate Director for Workforce

Development, the Associate is the lead Project Manager responsible party for implementing and coordinating activities for the Greater Bay Area and The Collaborative. These activities are designed to develop a culturally and linguistically competent, wellness and recovery-oriented, public mental health workforce in the Greater Bay Area, and will include the hiring of consumers and family members at all levels of the health system. The Collaborative’s website: www.mentalhealthworkforce.org

 

Duties:

• This position will report to the Associate for Workforce Development and work under the auspices of

the Greater Bay Area County Mental Health Directors and the Collaborative Steering Committee.

• The Associate will work closely with members of the Collaborative, who represent a wide range of the

Greater Bay Area County mental health system, contract agencies, educational institution, consumer

and family member organizations, and community partners. The Collaborative’s Work Plan addresses

the following aspects of the public mental health workforce development, with specific objectives,

activities, and outcomes for the following areas:

o Developing regional training resources.

o Increasing Human Resources/Civil Service responsiveness to and operational support of public

mental health employment needs.

o Strengthening and expanding educational partnerships.

o Increasing the number of consumers and family members hired, retained and offered

opportunities for career pathway development throughout the public mental health system.

o Promoting a diverse and culturally and linguistically competent public mental health workforce.

o Increasing public awareness of and interest in pursuing public mental health careers.

• Organize regular educational meeting of the Collaborative in the Greater Bay Area; assist in agenda

development; convene and facilitate meetings in conjunction with the Associate Director; assure that

minute are taken, transcribed, and distributed.

• Serve as the communication conduit to Collaborative members and provide updates on workforce,

education and training issues.

• Coordinate grant-funded activities with the Greater Bay Area County Mental Health Directors and

county MHSA planning and implementation staff. Where appropriate, provide technical assistance to

county mental health departments in the submission of MHSA proposals relating to workforce

development.

• Convene, facilitate, and supervise staff and consultants.

• Monitor Work Plan objectives. Develop and maintain a system for tracking an evaluating project

activities, progress, and outcomes.

• Expand Collaborative membership/partners based on strategic alliances necessary to achieve Work Plan

goals.

• Where appropriate, assist in the development of IAGs and MOUs with Greater Bay Area mental health

departments, community agencies, educational initiations, and other partners as they relate to

recruitment, training, education, internship opportunities, and programs.

• Manages collaborative budgets and expenditures.

• Identify and secure funding for long-term project objectives with both public and private funding

sources. Prepare or coordinate the preparation of grant applications on behalf of the Collaborative.

• Coordinate the updates and revision of the Work Plan as workforce conditions change.

• Attend regular CiMH Project Managers meetings and Workforce Team meetings.

• Provide regular technical assistance, reports and training materials to the Greater Bay Area County

Mental Health Directors.

• Provide technical assistance and materials to local educational institutions, and other relevant constituent

groups.

• Travel as necessary throughout the state, liaison effectively with other organizations and represent the

Collaborative and CiMH at relevant committees, conferences, and other meetings.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

• A Masters Degree is highly desirable.

• At least five years of progressive responsibility managing agency-wide or large projects, including full

responsibility for project planning, budgeting, personnel, implementation, outcomes, and evaluations.

• Strong oral presentation and writing skills.

• Experience with multi-stakeholder processes, meeting facilitation, community development, and grant

writing.

• Experience in the public mental health system, as a consumer, family member, or provider.

• Familiarity with the Greater Bay Area’s educational system and resources.

• Familiarity with public mental health or social welfare management and planning practices.

• Experience providing or planning staff/provider training in county mental health systems.

• An understanding of organizational development and system change process.

• Demonstrated cultural competency skills.

• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

• Commitment to excellence and high standards.

• Detail-oriented, takes initiative.

• Ability to manage priorities and workflow.

• Ability to work under pressure with all levels of high profile customers/vendors.

• Excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, and listening skills.

• To perform duties successfully should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Some out-of-town travel may be required.

• Able to work flexible hours if needed.


Date:  August 20, 2013

Westside Community Services / Program Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt, Full Time, 40 hours per week

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Agency Clinical Director

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT: AIDS Case Management and Home Health Care

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Program Manager provides administrative and clinical supervision to the Westside AIDS Case Management & Home Care Program. The incumbent is responsible for day-to-day program operations, ensuring contract compliance, developing and maintaining cross-agency relationships, overseeing staff performance, and collaborating with the senior leadership and extended management teams.

 

GENERAL DUTIES:

 

1. Responsible for day-to-day program operations including, but not limited to:

 

 

a. Facilitate weekly Interdisciplinary Team Case Conference

b. Monitor Program’s client census including caseload size and client assignment

c. Provide emergency back-up in the absence of field staff concordant to the incumbent’s credentials and expertise

d. Conduct regular chart reviews and provide feedback to staff as needed to ensure compliance and job duty fulfillment

e. Implement, monitor, and evaluate ACM department policies and procedures as well as those of the overall agency

f. Interface with clients, line-staff, executive and extended management, outside agency staff, vendors, visitors, and State and Local administrators

g. Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local contracts as well as other grants and awards

h. Maintain a unique case load as is appropriate to time requirements of management responsibilities

2. Provide direction and insight regarding client care during weekly Case Conference and individual supervision to ensure implementation of appropriate clinical interventions, quality client care, and effective cross-agency collaboration

3. Provide administrative oversight to clinical and medical staff including: maintaining appropriate staffing levels; hiring and training new staff; conducting annual performance evaluations; overseeing PTO; approving timesheets and travel reimbursements; ensuring professional development and license renewals; conducting corrective action/disciplinary measures when necessary; among other supervisory duties

 

Program Manager Updated 8/19/2013

 

4. Monitor and prepare agency-required reports on a regular basis to support compliance, fiscal accountability,

data collection/reporting, and other contractual and operational obligations

5. Support development efforts to ensure financial stability and program growth

6. Provide on-going updates about the Program to Agency Clinical Director and offer recommendations for programmatic and operational adjustments when necessary

7. Complete special projects as required and agreed upon between the incumbent and Agency Clinical Director

8. Other duties as assigned by Management

 

 

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

 

1. MSW, MFT, MPH, MSN or equivalent degree from an accredited university plus at least one (1) year management experience in social services, public health, or a related field

2. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS disease process as well as the physical co-morbidities and psycho-social factors and affecting clients with the disease

3. Ability to provide clinical and administrative supervisory guidance to masters-level staff in the provision of services to a multiply-diagnosed client population

4. Understanding of San Francisco’s publically-funded systems of physical and mental health care, RN Case Management model of community-based care, as well as State and Federal entitlement programs

5. Ability to work on a multicultural, multidisciplinary team, as well as with a socio-economically and culturally diverse client population

6. Strong written and oral communications skills; demonstrated leadership and budgetary oversight skills required

7. Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality

 

 

Licenses/Certification:

 

1. Valid CA license in a healthcare or helping profession or license-eligible and registered with the appropriate licensing board

 

Other Requirements:

 

As a Westside team member you represent Westside Community Services. Other desired characteristics include being sensitive to the needs and committed to the cultural relevancy of services.  http://www.westside-health.org/

 

PHYSICAL AND VISUAL ACTIVITIES:

 

Mild to medium to heavy work requiring prolonged or repeated standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting, carrying to a maximum of up to 50 lbs.


Date:  August 19, 2013

Bay Area Community Services / Support Counselor

Bay Area Community Services is a non-profit, community-based agency serving Alameda County by providing a comprehensive array of mental health and social services. 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Support Counselor is responsible for the direct services related to the overall process of serving individuals in need amongst our programs.  This work will entail all aspects of direct service, including assessment, intervention, and referrals/linkages to more long term supports that promote an individual’s wellness.  Excellent internal and external communication of the participant status based on need is required.  The position will adhere to all regulatory requirements for data collection, processing, and reporting for all services related to this role.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (All Essential Functions)

 

Level I (Older Adult Services)

·         Completes initial contact (phone, in home visits, etc.) to new participants to assess their initial eligibility for service.  Follows the county approved priority system for eligibility.  Completes relevant documentation.

·         Complete ongoing assessment/reassessment visits with current participants on a regularly determined basis according to policy to determine their continued eligibility for service as required by regulation.  Document in hard copy.

·         For participants who are in need of short term, routine direct service/intervention, the Support Counselor will create and carry out a service plan that meets the needs of the client according to contract expectations. Referrals and linkages will be made. 

·         Maintains filing system following file management procedures and enters all forms/data entry requirements in to electronic system.

·         Completes all paperwork and computer-based documentation (as requested) mandated by regulation.  Reviews, organizes, audits and maintains client folders following all procedures.

·         Meets productivity guidelines set forth by the program.

·         Refers clients to other services and integrates them in to the community of their choice.

 

Level II (Mental Health Services)

·         Is a facilitator of Participant-Team-Meetings.

·         Facilitates interventions based upon evidence based models.

·         Is responsible for conducting some administrative program support including logging referrals/participant information and conducting other participant related administrative organization.

·         Responsible for developing community based resources for the centers.

·         Provides mental health rehabilitative intervention and case management/coordination to participants.

·         Facilitates wellness, education and advocacy/educational classes and workshops, as determined by the model.

·         Provides orientation to self-help resources to participants based on recovery and wellness principles.

·         Promotes a safe and healthy environment within the program and supports transition and exit from the Behavioral Health Care System.

·         Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary wellness team by providing team coordination and collaboration.

·         Documents outpatient individual and classroom activities through electronic medical record system at the expected level of productivity (65%).

 

Level III (Homeless Services)

·         Completes initial contact (phone, street outreach, etc.) to new participants to assess their initial eligibility for service.  Follows the approved priority system for eligibility. 

·         Participates and leads street and other outreach to locate potential participants.  Completes relevant documentation. 

·         Completes ongoing assessment/reassessment visits with current participants on a regularly determined basis according to policy to determine their continued eligibility for service as required by regulation.  Documents work in hard copy.

·         Provides intensive case management/coordination to a caseload of up to 40 participants.

·         Responsible for utilizing evidence based practices to inform services provided to participants.

·         Refers participants to other services and integrates them in to the community of their choice.

·         Responsible for developing community based resources for the participants.

·         For participants who are in need of short term, routine direct service/intervention, utilizes case management to create and carry out a service plan that meets the needs of the client according to contract expectations. Referrals and linkages will be made. 

·         Maintains filing system following file management procedures and enters all forms/data entry requirements in to electronic system.

·         Completes all paperwork and computer-based documentation (as requested) mandated by regulation.  Reviews, organizes, audits and maintains participant folders following all procedures.

·         Responsible for data collection and compliance with privacy and security regulations.

·         Meets productivity guidelines set forth by the program.

·         Responsible for providing administrative support to the program and participants.

·         Promotes a safe and healthy environment within the program and supports participants’ transition to the community.  

·         Provides support, safety, and direct intervention to all participants both on premises and in the community.

·         Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team by providing team coordination and collaboration.

 

COMPETENCIES:

·         Works well with others and behaves professionally and ethically while developing professionally.

·         Is able to work independently and as a member of a team.

·         Is adaptable and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Adjusts rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution.

·         Is effective at balancing interests of a variety of clients; readily readjusts priorities to respond to pressing and changing client demands. Anticipates and meets the need of clients; achieves quality end-products; is committed to continuous improvement of services.

·         Understands public and private community based resources and makes referrals as needed.

·         Expresses facts and ideas verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and organized manner.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Applications of Word, Outlook and systems–based documentation platforms.  Documents services effectively and efficiently.

·         Is able to work in diverse communities throughout Alameda County.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Level I

·         Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field with one year of work experience required, preferably in a social service environment.

 

Level II

·         Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field with four years of related experience.  Two years of service may be substituted for two years of education.

 

Level III

·         Either 1) a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field and a minimum of six years of experience in mental health or social services, OR 2) a Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field and a minimum of four years of experience in mental health or social services required. 

·         Demonstrated experience working with a homeless population for at least two years.

 

All

·         Familiarity with social services available in Alameda County is desirable.

·         Bilingual in threshold language as stated in BACS policy preferred.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The position requires sitting at a desk approximately 20% of the time, with standing 20% and walking or driving 20% of the time.  Approximately 20% of the time, the incumbent uses a computer.  Lifting is required occasionally, of no more than 20 lbs. at a time.  Dexterity is required for paper manipulation and typing.  The position requires the ability to see, hear and speak.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work is performed at BACS locations and throughout the community.  Incumbents may be exposed to dust and health hazards related to the work.  Travel throughout Alameda County is required.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, calculator.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Position requires a valid California driver’s license, personal vehicle, and proof of personal vehicle insurance coverage.  DMV printout required. 

 

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt, hourly.

 

COMPENSATION: 

Wage $15.50 per hour for Support Counselor I, $17.00 per hour for Support Counselor II and $20.00 per hour for Support Counselor III. Benefits include 10 days of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave, 2.5 personal days, 10 holidays and fully paid medical, dental, vision and life insurances coverage for full-time.  BACS also offers a 403(b) retirement plan with a 2% matching contribution.

 

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:                               

 

Send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Bay Area Community Services

1814 Franklin Street 4th floor

Oakland CA  94612

bacshr@bayareacs.org

FAX:  510-569-4589

 

BAY AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Date:  August 17, 2013

PrimeCare Home Health Services / Medical Social Worker

 

 

DUTIES OF POSITION

The Medical Social Worker shall provide medical social services to clients in their homes in accordance with physician orders and under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing or another appropriate supervisor.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

1.         Assists in the admission process of the client tot he Agency by performing an initial evaluation, assessing the client's psychosocial status and evaluating the client, family and home to identify socioeconomic and emotional factors that will affect the plan of treatment.

2.         Assists in the development and implementation of the interdisciplinary client care plan as it pertains to medial social work.

3.         Observes, records and reports changes in the client's emotional and social factors that affect the client's illness and his/her need for care and his/her response to treatment.

4.         Consults with the attending physician concerning alteration of the plan of treatment.

5.         Maintains and submits written clinical records as deemed by the Agency, including the initial evaluation, the care plan and daily notes.

6.         Evaluates the clients and family's response to, and effectiveness of, the medical social work intervention.

7.         Confirms, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Director of Nursing to facilitate coordination of other staff visits.

8.         Participates in the Agency activities and committees when appropriate to include staff development activities and inservice education.

9.         Supervises the social work assistant a minimum of once monthly.

10.       Participates in discharge planning.

11.       Assumes responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Medical Social Worker practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in the professional and related organizational meetings, and individual research and reading.

12.       Other related duties as assigned.

PROVIDES SKILLED MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK SERVICES

1.         Assesses the client's potential to cope with his/her social and health problems.

2.         Acts as consultant to the members of the health team, assists them in understanding. the social, emotional and environmental factors related tot he client's health problems

3.         Helps clients to utilize the resources of their families and the community.

4.         Provides rehabilitative and supportive casework.

5.         Assists clients and their families in coping with personal and environmental difficulties which might predispose them toward illness or interfere with obtaining the maximum benefits from medical care.

JOB CONDITIONS

1.         The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing is required.

2.         The ability to access client's homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required.

3.         Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client's condition to perform client care.

4.         Physical activities will include, walking sitting , stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lift in of clients and the turning of clients.

 

Initial requirements for Clinician
  • MSW Medical Social Worker
  • Current Resume
  • Driver's License
  • Car Insurance Certificate
  • Social Security Number Card
  • Active California Professional License
  • Active CPR Certification
  • Physical Examination within last 6 months
  • Current TB Test. If negative, X-Ray results
  • Computer and Internet experience
Interested candidates  can call 707-557-1747 or inquire by email at info@primecarehhs.com

 

 


Date:  August 9, 2013

Riviera EVP / Case Manager

 

Case Manager - MHRS (Mental Health Rehab Specialist)
We have an immediate need for a part time or full time (32-40 hours/week), 8-5, M-F, day time,
Case Manager!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Riviera EVP is a Santa Clara County contracted, non-profit agency providing an outpatient unlocked day treatment program in a residential setting for mentally ill adults. As an EVP case manager you would be expected to perform the following functions:

1. Facilitate psycho-educationally based groups to an adult population of mentally ill including facilitating outings into the community.
2. Provide therapeutic rehabilitation counseling on a regular basis to a caseload of about 13-15 adults.
3. Provide case management including linkage to social security, medical needs, maintain contact with community agencies and assist clients in reintegrating into the community. (Paperwork and documentation per Medi-cal standards is a must!)
4. Work comprehensively with a diverse staff in the milieu and within a multi-disciplinary team.

Minimum qualifications for the job are:

1) Bachelors degree in psychology, sociology or allied behavioral sciences and 4 years of experience in mental healthcare setting. Please note that the experience can be unpaid.
OR-
2) Masters degree in psychology, sociology or allied behavioral sciences and 2 years of experience in mental healthcare setting.

Great working environment, meals, excellent salary, 8 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid vacation and 1 week of sick time and health benefits are just a part of a comprehensive compensation plan enjoyed by all of our co-workers.

This position offers hands-on comprehensive training and is an excellent accompaniment to a mental health professionals resume. You will learn about the important function of on-going support to clients within our multi-disciplinary team including medication support and counseling. The clients are not physically restricted and the opportunity for growth (both on the part of the employee and clients) is excellent for budding clinicians and social workers and, fortunately, we are currently offering supervised hours toward licensure for MFTIs and LCSWs.

Vietnamese speaking or bilingual STRONGLY preferred, but not required.

If interested please email a detailed resume/work history. Candidates will be selected upon receipt of resumes. Only the qualified candidates need apply please...

Kazuko Takahashi, ASW

Riviera EVP

Direct: (408) 347-3105  Main: (408) 347-3120

Fax: (408) 347-3135

 101 Jose Figueres Avenue

San Jose, CA 95116

 


Date:  August 8, 2013

Mayview / LCSW

 

RRPORTS  TO:                    Behavioral Health Director

Relationships with:                CEO, Medical Director, staff physician, psychiatrist, Director of Clinic Operations and BH/clinic staff

Created:                                 May 2011

 

Organization:

Established in 1972, MCHC has a very long history of providing quality primary health care services to low-income persons in Northern Santa Clara County.  All staff is expected to support the mission of the organization.

 

Summary: The LCSW is a member of a team including Behavioral Health Director (BHD), primary health care provider, psychiatrist, and will provide direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention & education to members and/or family members. Must be familiar with all aspects of behavioral health and recognize the appropriate and timely clinical treatment intervention needed for diagnosis and treatment. The LCSW must be familiar with and have expertise in a variety of treatment modalities. A major time of the position will be spent in direct patient care and will require working in all the clinics of MayView and will collaborate with the PCP to plan and direct each patient’s treatment program, as needed.

 

The LCSW will work with the BHD to assist in developing policies and procedures for the BH program based on ‘best practices’ and will determine how best to share medical/behavioral health information to meet the strict confidentiality requirements of behavioral health records. The LCSW will work closely with the BHD and the Peer Advocate. The LCSW will coordinate with the consulting psychiatrist for evaluations, as needed, by the care team.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Timely & appropriate assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning & treatment intervention of members.
  2. Appropriate selection of treatment modality to member's presenting problem.
  3. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of treatment methodologies.
  4. Conduct initial interview with Members by eliciting & interpreting the psychological & social meaning of complaints.
  5. Determines urgency of member's need.
  6. Provides treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and elderly.
  7. Provides clinical consultation in an integrated health care environment regarding family interactions, socio-cultural determinants & community resources
  8. Consult with BHD and/or Psychiatrist on individual patients who do not improve and participate in clinical decision-making for stepped-up care and referral.
  9. Maintain and build linkages with County Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Social Services, Hospitals and other community resources.
  10. Prepares reports, intakes, treatment plans, and case summaries and maintains ongoing confidential records for the members.
  11. Assists the BHD in preparing reports on the behavioral health program for the CEO, community, donors and MayView Board

 

Other functions:

  1. Participates in QM & CQI activities.
  2. Is knowledgeable of community resources.
  3. Is an effective communicator of clinical material to member & clinical staff.
  4. Is able to train clinic staff if needed.

 

   General Responsibilities:

 

1.                  Support mission of MayView Community Health Center.

2.                  Adhere to all MayView Community Health Center Policies and Procedures.

3.                  Value discretion, respect patient’s right to privacy.

4.                  Attend Staff and Team meetings including Board meetings.

5.                  Attend in-services when requested.

6.                  Perform other duties/projects as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

1.      Master's degree in Social Work required from an accredited college or university.

2.      Valid Licensed Clinical Social Worker license in the State of California which requires:

a.       MSW from an accredited college or university

b.      Register with the BBS as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW)

c.       Gain your supervised post-masters work experience

d.      Complete any required additional coursework

e.       Apply for LCSW Examination Eligibility

f.       Pass the LCSW Standard Written Examination

g.      Pass the LCSW Written Clinical Vignette Examination

h.      Have official clinical social worker license

3.      Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.

4.      Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

5.      Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy.

  1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  2. Demonstrated ability to effectively and sensitively provide care to people from different cultural groups.
  3. Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as is related to client treatment, patient rights, and client/patient confidentiality.

 

EXPERIENCE:

At least five years experience in working with behavioral health clients providing direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention & education to members and/or family members.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Will be working in a fast paced non-profit community health clinic environment. Will need to be able to walk, stoop, bend, lift and carry up to 25 lbs. without aid. Will do extensive work on the computer and the telephone in communicating with staff and clients responding to inquiries, etc. Normal working hours will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm although hours, including weekends, may vary depending upon need. Will need to work independently and meet deadlines while also being an effective team member and collaborating with the agency-wide management team.

 

STATUS:

 

This is a full time exempt position.

This is an OSHA at risk position.

 

Salary is dependent on experience.

 

I understand this is my job description and agree to follow it.  I also understand that it maybe modified from time to time.  I have received a copy of this job description for my file.

 

 

 

_________________________       __________________________              ____________

Employee Print Name                         Employee Signature                            Date

                 

 

Compensation: Based on experience and qualifications.
E-mail resume and cover letter to resumes@mayview.org. NO CALLS, please.


Mayview / Behavioral Health Social Worker

 

 

 

Report To:                             Behavioral Health Director

Classification:                        20 hours/week, Regular, Exempt, OSHA at risk position

Salary:                                    Dependent on experience

 

 

Organization: Established in 1972, MayView has a very long history of providing quality primary health care services to low-income persons in Northern Santa Clara County.  All staff is expected to support the mission of the organization.

 

Summary: The Behavioral Health Social Worker is a member of an integrated behavioral health team including the Behavioral Health Director (BHD), other behavioral health clinicians, peer partner, primary health care providers (PCPs), and consulting psychiatrist. Behavioral Health Social Worker will provide direct care to patients, including brief assessments, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention, relapse prevention, and education – all will be done under the supervision of the BHD.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Function in a timely and appropriate manner as a team member on the integrated behavioral health team.
  • Engage and support patients in treatment, make home visits as necessary.
  • Perform systematic initial and follow-up assessments.
  • Determine urgency and level of patient’s needs.
  • Provide direct clinical services to adolescents, adults, and elderly.
  • Track clinical symptoms over time using established measures.
  • Cue changes in treatment when the patient is not improving.
  • Support medication therapy prescribed by PCP.
  • Offer brief, evidence-based practice (e.g. problem-solving treatment, motivational interviewing, behavioral activation).
  • Facilitate referral to other services (e.g., substance abuse treatment, specialty care, and community resources) as needed. Follow-up on the outcome of referrals.
  • Complete a relapse prevention plan with patients leaving active treatment.
  • Regularly review the entire population of patients being treated with the BHD and consulting psychiatrist - facilitate implementation of treatment recommendations made by the BHD/psychiatrist.
  • Work closely with BHD and PCPs and helps manage a caseload of patients in primary care.
  • Consult with BHD and/or psychiatrist on individual patients who do not improve and participate in clinical decision-making for stepped-up care and referral.
  • Prepare reports, intakes, treatment plans, and case summaries - maintain ongoing confidential records for the patients.
  • Engage in In-Reach as well as Out-Reach efforts of the program.
  • Receive regular supervision with the BHD.

 

   General Responsibilities:

·         Support mission of MayView Community Health Center.

·         Adhere to all MayView Community Health Center Policies and Procedures, including drug and alcohol policies.

·         Value discretion, respect patient’s right to privacy.

·         Attend staff and team meetings, in-services, and meetings with other agencies.

·         Participate in quality management and quality improvement activities.

·         Effectively communicate clinical material to clinical staff and patients.

·         Perform other duties/projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

1.      Master's degree in Social Work required from an accredited college or university.

2.      Must be in the process of becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California, which requires:

a.       MSW from an accredited college or university

b.      Register with the BBS as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW)

c.       Gain your supervised post-masters work experience

d.      Complete any required additional coursework

e.       Apply for LCSW Examination Eligibility

f.       Pass the LCSW Standard Written Examination

g.      Pass the LCSW Written Clinical Vignette Examination

h.      Have official clinical social worker license.

3.      Behavioral Health Social Worker is expected to complete LCSW credentialing by June 30, 2014. Must have MSW, be registered with the BBS as an ASW, have a significant portion of post-masters supervised work experience completed, and have timeline for licensure that would meet the June 20, 2014 deadline. Prior to employment, will be required to provide evidence of MSW, ASW, BBS required additional coursework, and the post-master supervision already obtained. Employment beyond June 30, 2014 is contingent upon this credentialing.

4.      Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.

5.      Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, brief assessments, and individual psychotherapy.

6.      Proof of auto insurance and valid driver’s license required.

 

Experience/Skills: Experience working with clients providing direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention, and education. Must have solid psychosocial assessment skills, desire to work closely with other professionals, and an ability to master detailed and complex information. Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer, telephone, oral, and written skills are a must. Require demonstrated ability to effectively and sensitively provide care to people from different cultural groups.

 

Preferred experience: working in a Primary Care, a medical setting, and/or with medically compromised patients; prevention/early intervention; electronic charting of medical records; history of providing individual and group therapy to a wide range of people; knowledge of and experience with brief interventions such as CBT, Behavioral Activation, Problem Solving Treatment, and Motivational Interviewing.

Working Conditions: Will be working in a fast paced non-profit community health clinic environment. Will need to be able to walk, stoop, bend, lift and carry up to 25 lbs. without aid. Will do extensive work on the computer and the telephone in communicating with staff and clients responding to inquiries, etc. Normal working hours will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm although hours, including evenings and weekends, may vary depending upon need. Will be closely supervised by the BHD and meet deadlines while also being an effective team member and collaborating with the agency-wide management team. Will be expected to move between clinics on a daily basis in one’s on vehicle.

 

Other Important Licensure Information:

·         MayView does NOT have an LCSW on site under which supervision toward licensure could be received.

·         MayView DOES have a licensed Psychologist on site under which supervision toward licensure could be received.

·         BBS requires a registered ASW to have a total of 3,200 hours of supervised work experience and 104 weeks of supervision. Under their guidelines, at least 13/104 weeks of supervision must be completed in individual supervision with an LCSW supervisor. Of the 3,200 hours of work experience, 1,700 hours must be gained under the supervision of an LCSW. According to the BBS, the rest of the required hours/weeks of supervision may be gained under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist who is licensed for two years and holds a valid license (the MayView BHD meets these requirements).

·         MayView requires that the Behavioral Health Social Worker be well-underway toward meeting their LCSW training requirements – such that they will be licensed by the BBS as an LCSW by June 30, 2014.

·         The Behavioral Health Social Worker will be required to make sure that they are meeting all of the requirements toward becoming an LCSW – will notify the BHD IMMEDIATELY if they determine that they will not be licensed by June 30, 2014.

 

 

Compensation: Based on experience and qualifications.
E-mail resume and cover letter to resumes@mayview.org. NO CALLS, please.

 

 

 


Date:  August 4, 2013

San Bruno Jail / Case Manager

 

 

Title: Case Manager

Reports to: COVER Program Coordinator

Unit: Health & Social Services – COVER Project – San Bruno Jail

FSLA: Non-Exempt – Part-time .50 FTE

Summary This is an in-custody program position located at the San Bruno jail. The Case

Manager supports the COVER Program by providing direct service to in-custody veterans

with assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, information and transition referral; mental

health services, substance abuse intervention, benefits advocacy, and other. The Case

Manager has current knowledge of community resources, including housing, residential and

outpatient treatment for mental health and substance abuse.

Essential Job Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

- Provides a safe and supportive environment for program participants

- Adheres to laws regarding confidentiality and reporting requirements

- Assist with inmate intake processing in collaboration with the Intake Coordinator;

triage for each new inmate, completion of program enrollment forms and

classification

- Provides psycho-social/mental status evaluation such as gathering information to

develop service and treatment goals

- Provides supportive counseling and referrals for transition out of custody through the

VA Veterans Justice Outreach Program, Jail Psych Services and community partners.

- Maintain inmate/client files in an orderly and uniform manner in compliance with

HIPPA and all contractual requirements

- Assist Program Coordinator with classification list, action requests from pod, and bed

sheet for intakes, discharges and contract reporting.

- Data Entry, maintain and update on-line databases for contract administration,

admissions, program activities, discharges and post-release services.

- Perform follow-ups and track all post-release inmates/clients including: housing

status, income and benefits, probation and employment.

- Perform other tasks as delegated by the COVER Program Coordinator

Requirements include:

- A minimum of two-years experience providing mental health/substance abuse and

social services to low-income and at risk populations.

- MA in a Behavioral Science (Social Work, Psychology, Community Studies, etc.)

Must be able to gain clearance to access the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department jail

systems.

- Ability to work in a team environment and meet regularly with Program Staff to

provide participant status updates.

- Excellent customer service skills

- Ample administrative support experience

- Excellent organizational and time management skills

- Flexibility and willingness to perform multiple jobs in a work environment with

changing priorities

- Proactive and take initiative in problem solving

- Reliably detail-oriented

- Demonstrated ability to interact well with people from diverse backgrounds

- Ability to follow through on assigned tasks

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Must adhere to all jail rules and regulations.

- Must possess computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and Internet search engines.

Equipment Used

- Computer, telephone, copy machine, fax machine

Working Conditions

- Position requires prolonged sitting and repetitive hand movement using a computer

keyboard in the performance of daily office activities. Must be able to perform all

essential functions as described within what would be considered reasonable

accommodations.

Forward resume and cover letter to both Lt. Stephanie Colmenaro

stephanie.colmenero@sfgov.org AND Dave Lopez: dlopez@stp-sf.org

Please no telephone calls.

 

 

 

 


Date:  July 30, 2013

Independent Adoption Center / Birthparent and Adoptive Parent Intake Associate

Title:               Birthparent and Adoptive Parent Intake Associate

Location:        Concord, California

Supervisor:    Executive Director/Associate Executive Director

Who we are:

The mission of the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) is to provide open adoption placement and counseling to birth and adoptive families to ensure that every child grows up feeling loved and supported.

The Independent Adoption Center (IAC) is a pioneer in open adoption allowing birth parents to choose the adoptive parents they want to parent their child. The IAC is also one of the only agencies in the country that has never had any exclusionary policies for adoptive parents, including age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, ethnic background, color, or race.

Visit our web sites at: www.adoptionhelp.org, and www.iheartadoption.org

Definition

Adoptive Parent Intake- This position provides initial assessment, education, support, and information to potential adoptive parents in Texas. This includes interaction with healthcare professionals and community outreach/education duties.

Birthparent Intake Counselor- This position provides information, education, and support services for potential birthparents from their initial contact with IAC, until the case is assigned to an Open Adoption Counselor.

Major Responsibilities

 

Birthparent Intake Counselor

  • Provide information and intake services to birth parents from the time of the initial intake telephone call until they are ready to be assigned to an Open Adoption Counselor for counseling/match services
  • Provide follow-up services to birth parents
  • Attendance at staff and department meetings/conference calls
  • Participation in group counseling supervision meetings, if held in the office where Birthparent Intake Counselor works.

Adoptive Parent Intake Counselor

  • Provide information and intake services to potential adoptive parents from the time of the initial intake email or telephone call until they are ready join the agency
  • Provide follow-up services to potential adoptive parents
  • Attendance at staff and department meetings/conference calls
  • Lead the Adoption Information Seminar
  • Other duties as assigned

Critical Competencies

  • BSW/BA/BS degree required, MSW preferred. Social Work, Psychology, or Sociology majors preferred
  • Strong educational/motivational/client services experience and skills.
  • Case management skills.
  • Excellent customer services, sales and marketing skills
  • Superior presentation and public speaking skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Telephone communication skills
  • Experience using the Macintosh Operating System
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Experience using email and instant messaging
  • Database management
  • Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance
  • The ability to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to travel throughout northern California
  • Ability to serve as a Notary
  • Fingerprinting and background check required
  • Some after hours work required
  • Ability to work two Saturdays a month required
  • Ability to speak Spanish fluently, a plus
  • An understanding of the issues surrounding adoption, infertility, unplanned pregnancy, child welfare, and loss and grief, a plus

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: $36,000 to $38,000
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits. Chiropractic/acupuncture benefits
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick time

To Apply

 


Date: July 26, 2013

DaVita / Dialysis Social Worker

 

 

 

DaVita Livermore: 32 hours a week from August 2013 to January 2014 covering a maternity leave.

DaVita Oakland: 40 hours a week

DaVita Napa: 40 hours a week

DaVita Clearlake: 24 hours a week with benefits

Supervision available for LCSW hours. Send resume and cover letter to
Tasha.Wilson@DaVita.com 

 

Oregon: DaVita Grants Pass and Salem: Send resume and cover letter to
Terry.Horton@DaVita.com

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work in the specialty field of dialysis with long-term patients. Generally stable, with good family support and years of living left, our clients are a wonderful group. End stage renal disease patients spend at least nine hours a week at the facility, affording ample contact and flexibility in using a wide range of social work skills, from case management to counseling. Since clinics are open 6 am to 7 pm, social workers can adjust their work hours to the clinic’s and their own needs.

 

Support for social workers starts with training alongside experienced peers and continues with regular social work meetings. See below for the formal job description for this well-paid position. Also see
http://careers.davita.com/JobListing/Social_Worker.aspx for job listings, search under counseling/social work and www.davita.com about the company.


SUMMARY OF BASIC JOB FUNCTIONS:

The social worker provides services in the dialysis units to patients and their families to support and maximize the social functioning and adjustment of the patient in end stage renal disease.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Master's degree from an accredited US social work program required

2. California LCSW preferred

3. California ACSW required if not LCSW

4. Accept supervision from a qualified licensed clinical social worker if ACSW

5. At least two years experience as a social worker in a health care setting preferred

6. Strong interviewing skills for patient evaluation and problem solving

7. Capable of communicating clearly and effectively with all types of physically and

mentally disabled patients and their families

8. Bilingual in Spanish or other languages preferred

9. Professional, flexible and a team player

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide support, information and assistance.

2. Assist patients and family in adjusting to dialysis and altered lifestyle.

3. Counsel for depression and motivate toward healthier living.

4. Assess annually to develop treatment and psychosocial goals.

5. Complete brief quarterly social work documentation on the computer.

6. Analyze and provide information and facilitate referrals to community, private, state and federal agencies based on psychosocial needs such as financial programs, medication assistance programs, vocational rehabilitation programs, transportation resources, mental health clinics and home health agencies.

7. Assist with health insurance.

Our teammates and our culture makes the difference. We believe in professional autonomy and encourage each teammate to bring their integrity, enthusiasm, intellect, and caring to the Village. Our entrepreneurial spirit encourages teammate participation in creative problem solving. Together we work toward our mission. We pull together to make our work easier, better and more enjoyable. Taking care of dialysis patients in over 2000 clinics is serious and rewarding work. We have a team-focused approach to quality patient care in an environment of trust, respect, support and fun.

Tasha Wilson, LCSW
Region 2 Point Social Worker, DaVita Orca
DaVita South Hayward Dialysis ( Clinic: (510) 583-1255  * Tasha.Wilson@DaVita.com 
Please note I work only Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I am off Tuesday and Thursday

 

 

 

 


 

Date: July 18, 2013 

Woman Inc. / Educational Development Manager

Job Posting: Educational Development Manager

 

Position overview:

The Educational Development Manager will work with the core team to develop and manage our educational efforts. The Educational Development Manager will be expected to provide structure for our volunteer program and support their peers in coordinating and managing volunteers. The Educational Development Manager will work closely with our core team (including the Executive Director) in establishing the overall direction of W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (programmatic and otherwise).

Required Experience:

  • Completed the 40-hour domestic violence training (preferably with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the anti-domestic violence field
  • Experience managing programs, staff and/or volunteers
  • Developed curriculum and facilitated presentations (internal and for community groups)

Desired Qualities:

  • Passionate about working with all survivors, including queer and transgender survivors
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organized
  • Reliable

Job Duties:

·         Revise and develop curriculum for 48-hour DV Survivor Advocate training, ongoing education and community presentations

·         Facilitate presentations during 48-hour DV training, ongoing education and community presentations

·         Supervise outreach volunteers, providing training and support

·         Provide support and training to new volunteers

·         Complete monthly report on outreach, meetings and education efforts

·         Represent W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in a courteous and professional manner

·         Maintain a regimen of self-awareness and self-care throughout time with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.

·         Actively participate in Shared Leadership model and help to develop Cultural Praxis

·         Other duties as identified and assigned

Compensation:

·         This is a full time position (35 hours week) with competitive benefits, vacation and sick pay; competitive salary

Instructions:

·         To apply please submit resume and cover letter to employment@womaninc.org no later than Friday, July 26th

·         Materials will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be invited to first round interviews during the week of August 5-9 and second round interviews the week of August 13-16.  Please no calls regarding this posting!

 

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.) believes that to best fulfill its mission to end violence and oppression, the diversity of the community it serves must be reflected within its team.  A strong, vibrant organization consists of community members with unique attributes from various ethnicities, races, gender identities, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds, immigration statuses and abilities.  As an integral part of the community, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. encourages you to contribute your individual experience, working together to abuse.

 


Date: July 8, 2013 

Meals on Wheels / Social Work Coordinator

 

SOCIAL WORK COORDINATOR

Meals On Wheels of San Francisco (MOWSF)

Meals On Wheels is committed to the belief that all seniors have the right to live independently with dignity and respect in their own homes for as long as is safely possible.  We are seeking a Social Work Coordinator to work with our home delivered meal clients. The Social Work Department is led by the Director of Social Work and consists of a team of eleven Social Workers.  MOWSF serves over 2,000 homebound seniors.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Telephone follow up with clients who miss their meal deliveries to ensure they are safe

·       Serve as back-up for our Receptionist in answering client phone calls

·       Maintain appropriate client records, prepare reports and other correspondence needed

·       Work closely with the Home Delivered Meal System Managers and Drivers to resolve client delivery issues, and assist in delivery of meals when needed

·       Keep social work forms and documents stocked in cabinet

·       Coordinate the agency’s Client Handbook and  Client Newsletter

·       Work with Volunteers and Interns to coordinate assistance with office tasks

·       Some data entry required

JOB SCHEDULE:

There is a full time, 40 hours a week position.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·       A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Will consider a degree in a related social service field

·       Prior phone experience or customer service –good communication skill as well as demonstrated patience and compassion

·       Preference given for  related work experience with seniors

·       Must be able to work well with others as part of a team

·       The ability to multi-task and work under pressure in fast paced environment

·       Good organization and written documentation skills 

·       Computer experience required,  Microsoft Office and some database familiarity

·       Bilingual a plus, especially in Spanish, Cantonese, Russian, Tagalog or Mandarin

SUPERVISION:

Reports to the Director of Social Work.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, includes excellent benefits.

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter and resume by email to: rmeesecruz@mowsf.org

To learn more about our agency, visit our website at: www.mowsf.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Date: June 26, 2013 

Family Builders / Part-time Permanency Social Worker

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

We currently have an opening for a part-time Permanency Social Worker whose primary location would be in the San Francisco County Human Services Agency office. The person in this position will provide permanency, social work and support for youth in the foster care system. They will conduct family finding and engagement and support for youth throughout the process of finding permanency. The Permanency social worker/coach will also facilitate Permanency Team meetings and problem solving barriers to permanency.

Qualifications:

MSW or related master’s degree preferred. Experience with youth in the foster care system, knowledge of and experience with providing permanency services; ability to effectively communicate with other professionals; commitment to finding permanency for older youth. Must have own car and vehicle insurance.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, mental health, pension and a generous holiday schedule.

To apply please send resumes to Office Manager, Family Builders, 401 Grand Ave. Ste. 400, Oakland, CA 94610, email kids@familybuilders.org or fax 510-272-0277


Korean Community Center of the East Bay / Program Associate

ABOUT KCCEB & Community Health Access Program

Since 1977, the Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) has been empowering immigrant communities in the Bay Area through education, advocacy, services, and the development of community-based resources. www.kcceb.org.

Community Health access (CHA) Program addresses critical health disparities and lack of health care in the Korean American Community through: 1) Health Access Action – outreach, education, and insurance enrollment and referral as part of the Covered California campaign; 2) Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR), which integrates research into programming in order to substantiate and inform best practices for addressing health disparities; 3) Health Advocacy and Coalition building that ensures health care reform solutions that specifically address the needs of the Korean American Community; and 4) Social Services Navigator that provides information and referrals for low-income and seniors to access Medicare/Medi-Cal, SSA/SSI, Welfare, and Housing.

POSITION: Program Associate

KCCEB has been recently selected as the Bay Area’s leading partner for the state-wide collaboration to outreach and educate Asian Pacific Islander population on Covered California (also known as Health Benefit Exchange, which is the state of California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare”). With Koreans having a high uninsured rate among many ethnic minorities, KCCEB will be expanding the community outreach efforts to many different sectors through various methods. KCCEB is excited to seek Program Associate who can join this critical movement addressing one of the most critical issues in Korean Community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of Community Health Access Program Coordinator, Program Associate will participate in educating and outreaching to the community groups and members, as well as assisting the administrative aspects of the CHA program on a day-to-day basis. Continuous communication with the Program Coordinator is essential.

Research and prepare health benefits program coverage by counties KCCEB serves.

Participation in Covered California training is required.

Participation in Assisters’s training is required.

Organize and implement Sunday outreach and education at faith-based institutions.

Prepare public presentations, outreach materials and trainings for interns.

Communicate regularly with other community organizations to keep them current on schedule with outreach events and updating them on any content changes.

Provide basic direct services such as performing intakes on clients’ needs, giving information on public benefits (i.e. Medicare/Medical, SSA/SSI, etc), assisting in form filling and providing referrals.

Proactively engage in brainstorming and devising effective yet creative ways to educate limited English Proficient population that have limited knowledge on Covered California.

Collect and organize data on clients engaged through outreach, education and direct services

Participate in weekly program meetings by collaborating with the program team.

Assist in marketing projects such as collecting clients’ stories and publishing them through social media.

Other tasks not mentioned above maybe requested to perform upon situation.

QUALIFICATIONS

This highly motivated individual is expected to have genuine interest in public health and have passion for decreasing health disparity among Asian Pacific Islander population.

Associate or Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year experience in social services or community services experience.

Language skills: Must be bilingual in Korean and English, with proficiency to speak, read, and write in both languages.

Excellent oral communication skills: Must interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals including community members, staff, and other agencies’ administrators, and communicate information in an efficient and clear manner. Efficient public speaking skills are very welcome.

Excellent written communication skills: This individual must be able to write clearly and concisely to communicate information on Covered California, health policy, and data on health disparities.

Extensive administrative ability to help manage sufficiently a complex project and have superior organizational skills to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with great attention to details.

Excellent computer skills in general, with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

APPLICATION

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to hr@kcceb.org by July 5, 2013. Please include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail application. 0.6 – 1 FTE position. Starting date: July 15, 2013.

KCCEB provides 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for full time employees. Option to participate in retirement plan 401(K).

Salary commensurate with experience.

Must hold a valid CA driver's license, maintain dependable personal transportation, and provide proof of insurance.

This is a contract position between July 2013- December 2014.

KCCEB is an equal opportunity employer.


Lincoln Child Center / Various Positions
 

 


Date: June 24, 2013
UCSF / Part-time Qualitative Researcher Fluent in Cantonese

Hours: 20% time (8 hours per week) on a flexible schedule (some weeks more/some less, but must be available on Tuesdays). This is a 1-year, part time position for a specific study supported by a grant.

Description of Study:

This is a qualitative ethnographic study of genetic counseling communication with ethnically diverse low-income women. The goal is to document and describe current practices in cancer genetic counseling with low-income English-, Spanish-, Cantonese or Mandarin-speaking patients, identify dimensions of breast cancer genetic counseling communication that vary with patient culture, language, and health literacy levels; and develop strategies to improve communication.

Research Associate duties:

- Conduct ethnographic observations of cancer genetic counseling appointments in a public hospital and write detailed fieldnotes.

- Conduct in-depth qualitative interviews with genetic counseling patients.

- Participate in Data Analysis (reading and coding interview transcripts and audio of genetic counseling appointments) in collaboration with other members of the research team, contribute to manuscripts reporting results

Required:

- Prior experience conducting qualitative research (e.g. qualitative interviews, participant observation)

- Training in qualitative research methods

- Bilingual Bicultural Cantonese/English (trilingual Cantonese/Mandarin/English would be ideal)

- Background in social sciences (esp. anthropology or sociology) and/or public health.

- Masters in anthropology, sociology, public health, social work or related field

Preferred:

- Prior experience conducting ethnographic research or qualitative health research.

- Knowledge of the Chinese immigrant and/or Chinese American community in the San Francisco Bay Area.

- Prior experience conducting qualitative research on sensitive (women’s health) topics.

- Ph.D. in anthropology, sociology, public health, social work or related field

Please send cover letter and resume or cv to:

Galen Joseph, PhD

gjoseph@cc.ucsf.edu

Cover letter should include description of training and prior experience conducting qualitative and/or ethnographic research.

 

Date: June 23, 2013
City and County of San Francisco / Psychiatric Social Worker(s)
 
 
 
 

Date: June 17, 2013
East Bay Agency for Children / Various Positions
 
Executive Director, Program Coordinator, Mental Health Clinicans
 

Date: June 12, 2013 
Swords to Plowshares / Interim Mental Health Specialist
Position Overview
We seek qualified applicants for the position of Interim Mental Health Specialist to take over a case load of chronically mentally ill veterans (CMI) at our De Montfort House transitional residence in San Francisco. The Mental Health Specialist is responsible for the implementation of mental health and substance abuse services, provides individual counseling, group counseling, case management, intake and assessment, advocacy and referrals. We anticipate this position will continue from one to three months. This is an exempt, full-time interim position reporting to the Clinical Director of Residential Programs and the Transitional Housing Program Director.
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide individual psychotherapy to a caseload of chronically Mentally Ill clients
Conduct psycho-education groups for the veteran to help meet the veteran’s mental health needs.
Provide substance abuse treatment and referrals.
Meet all contractual and programmatic goals.
In collaboration with the off-site VA CMI team for appropriate referrals and collaborate with Clinical Team.
Complete all required program documentation, including an intake and assessment, progress notes, group notes, psychosocial assessment, Individual Development Plan (Life Plan), Treatment Plans, data for in-house reports, correspondence, etc.
Provide backup group facilitation as needed.
Facilitate recreational activities in conjunction with Resident Manager
Assist client to meet program goals regarding Residential Stability, Increased Skills or Income. Greater Self-determination, connection with Mainstream Resources, Payment of Rent, Housing Placement and Money Management.
Attend required meetings and submit repots in a timely fashion
Perform comparable related duties as required by management
The Ideal Candidate will have
Masters in Social Work, Psychology or counseling
Clinical Licensure
Minimum of 4 years post-masters experience providing direct services to the homeless, substance abuse and dual-diagnosed clients
Knowledge and application of the DSM IVTR
A working understanding of the needs of homeless veterans with an emphasis on mental illness, especially PTSD and readjustment issues
Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques
Ability to provide individual and group psychotherapy to veterans diagnosed as Chronically Mental Ill with concurrent substance abuse and medical disorders
Ability to clinically assess dual and triple diagnosed clients
Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, including conflict resolution, crisis intervention, quality assurance, staff development, and performance appraisal.
Good listening skills
Overall Flexibility and the ability to multi-task
Ability to be a team player
Ability to be a role model for clients and staff
Strong computer skills for data tracking and electronic case management files as well as general email and internet skills.
Ability to walk up and down stairs and sitting for long periods of time.
Employee must be able to carry out the essential duties of the position within what can be considered reasonable accommodation.
Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of personalities and be comfortable working with an at-risk client population, including embracing the agency’s Cultural Humility Initiative
Salary, Benefits
Swords to Plowshares offers a competitive compensation package including benefits.
How to apply
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Swords to Plowshares, where/how you found out about this career opportunity, and your salary requirement. Email the cover letter along with your resume to jobs@stp-sf.org.
Please write the title for this position (“Interim Mental Health Specialist”) in the subject line of your email.
Swords to Plowshares is an inclusive employer and we are proud of the rich diversity among our staff. Please join us!
Please do not call us.
Yousif Al-Kadhim
Swords to Plowshares
1060 Howard St
San Francisco CA 94103
(415) 252-4787 ext. 367
(415) 552.6267 fax

Date: June 11, 2013
Rubicon Programs / Personal Service Coordinator (CalSWEC eligible)

Date: June 10, 2013
Bay Area Community Services / Program Supervisor - Operations and Volunteer Coordinator

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Program Supervisor is responsible for the daily program operations of the Community Aging Services Program.  The Program Supervisor will manage administrative, fiscal, and quality improvement functions that promote the highest element of service provision for the direct care staff and clients they work with. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions)

 

Volunteer Coordination

Coordinates volunteer program.  Creates job descriptions, recruitment plan, volunteer database and tracking mechanisms, placement objectives, follow-up, performance management, etc.  Consults with Director of HR on legalities of managing volunteers and implement program that is compliant with all HR laws and policies.  Works with the Development function to track volunteers and to report volunteer hours. 

Conducts ongoing needs assessment of gaps in services.  Uses data to inform recruitment and implementation strategies.

Creates and facilitates regularly scheduled training and community gathering opportunities with volunteers, providing on-going support.

Recruits volunteers for placement in programs and identify volunteers who would make good advocates for collaborative project.  Conducts community presentations and creates a marketing program for volunteers. In consultation with Program Manager schedule volunteers to provide direct service to clients, and/or perform administrative duties as assigned.

 

Program Operations

Hires, supervises and evaluates paid and unpaid delivery staff in their day to day operation and in following policies and procedures.

Arranges coverage for absent drivers to guarantee that all meals are delivered in a timely manner.  Delivers meals, if needed. Manages all client phone calls and issues in a timely manner.  Resolves complaints and delivery issues in a timely manner.  Secures appropriate intervention / referral of clients' problems reported by drivers with Program Manager and administrative team.  Responsible for verifying and providing accurate daily meal counts to the meal provider for home delivered meals and congregate sites.  Documents delivery status changes in timely fashion and in accordance with SAMS and BACS filing procedures for clients who communicate change in status.

Effectively manages administrative tasks: SAMS documentation of holds/inactives, meal counts and orders, production sheets, route sheets, maintain gas credit cards, generates accident/incident reports in a timely fashion, and distributes monthly menus to sites and Meals on Wheels clients.  Manages documentation and filing in an organized manner and in accordance with accounting month end procedures.  

For congregate sites, collects and monitors all necessary paperwork to maintain program compliance with all contracts, assures timely documentation by data entry coordinator by month end, assures temperature monitoring, manages  document filing in an organized manner and in accordance with accounting month end procedures. 

Coordinates through AAA resources for nutrition education and Servsafe training at congregate sites.  Facilitates Servsafe monitoring in accordance with county requirements.

Effectively manages and coordinates site donations and pick up.

Communicates, collaborates and coordinates with team to assure smooth operation of Community Aging Services Programs.

 

General

Coordinates and maintains program record keeping, including time sheets, effort reports, and personnel and program performance records.  Manages budget, approves expenses in accordance with BACS policy.

Conducts grant reporting, presentations, and follow up.  Authors grants to sustain volunteer program long-term. 

Assures that services are provided in collaboration with all applicable funding streams and regulations.  Responsible to ensure contract compliance with all funders to include grant management, presentations, and reports.

Responsible for the implementation of the service delivery model and in support of BACS mission, vision, values.

Responsible for the implementation of consumer-centered services that are needs-driven and strength-based, and are culturally relevant.

Manages the maintenance of records and other administrative requirements.  Ensures compliance with documentation and charting requirements for all funding streams.

Implements Continuous Quality Improvement standards and works with staff to implement systems for CQI.

Communicates effectively and conscientiously utilizing strength-based language and philosophy throughout all aspects of program supervision.

Participates in the delivery and attendance at trainings for the purposes of agency, professional, and personal development.

Other duties as assigned.

 

 

COMPETENCIES

Possesses influencing/negotiating skills and excellent oral and written communication.  Political savvy.

Maintains a customer service and strength-based orientation.  Embraces diversity in all aspects.

Possesses problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills.

Is resilient and demonstrates ability to embrace adversity.  Has the ability and eagerness to promote continual learning.

Strategic thinker and visionary.  Possesses external awareness and motivation towards mission and services of agency.

Assesses strengths and needs in the supervision of work.  Holds an attitude of strength-based, person-centered services.

Works well with others and behaves professionally and ethically while developing professionally.

Expresses facts and ideas verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and organized manner.

Maintains a customer service and strength-based orientation.  Embraces diversity in all aspects.

Works well with others and behaves professionally and ethically while developing professionally.

Is adaptable and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Adjusts rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution.

Expresses facts and ideas verbally and in writing in a clear, convincing and organized manner.

Excellent organizing skills, public speaking skills, and motivational speaking skills. 

Strong ability to lead initiatives and people and mobilize people to work on a cause. 

Superb project management and administrative skills, including database management, slideshow presentation skills. 

Proficiency in Microsoft applications of Word, Outlook and systems–based documentation platforms.  Documents services effectively and efficiently.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field.

Four years direct service experience required.

Two years of progressive administrative and leadership skills and experience required.

Demonstrated capacity leading diverse and multi-disciplinary teams toward a common goal required. 

Demonstrated intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, ability to type 45WPM.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The position requires sitting at a desk approximately 30% of the time, with standing 40% and walking or driving 30% of the time.  Approximately 30% of the time, the incumbent uses a computer.  Lifting is required occasionally, of no more than 20 lbs. at a time.  The position requires the ability to see, hear and speak.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work is performed in a program environment or office environment.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, calculator.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Position requires a valid California driver’s license, personal vehicle, and proof of personal vehicle insurance coverage.  DMV printout required. 

 

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-time, Exempt, Salaried.

 

COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary and benefits package including 10 days of vacation leave, 12 days sick leave, 10 holidays, 2.5 personal days, fully paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance; voluntary optional 403(b) salary deferral retirement plan with employer matching contribution.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:                              

 

Send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Bay Area Community Services

1814 Franklin Street 4th floor

Oakland CA  94612

bacshr@bayareacs.org

FAX:  510-569-4589

 

BAY AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Community Youth Center of San Francisco / Bilingual Program Clinician
 

Position:                Bilingual Program Clinician (Mental Health Therapist) (1.0 FTE)

Salary:                   $36,000 - 40,000 per year plus benefits

Reports to:             Project Manager (Behavioral Health Component)

Status:                   Full Time; Non-Exempt

 

Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) provides education, leadership development, behavioral health, intervention, street outreach, and workforce development services to youth and their families in the community of San Francisco. CYC envisions empowering young people to reach their highest potential as individuals and to develop a positive self/cultural identity. Our mission is “to empower and strengthen high-need Asian youth and their families by providing comprehensive youth development through education, employment training, advocacy, and other supportive services.” Under the supervision of the Behavioral Health Component Project Manager, the Bilingual Program Clinician/Mental Health Therapist is responsible for providing clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for youth between the ages of 11 – 21.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for youth between the ages of 11 – 21 which include clinical assessment screening, diagnosis, treatment plan, progress notes and discharge planning etc.

Provide individual, family, group therapy with identified families.

Develop and conduct activities that address each youth’s unique social, emotional and behavioral needs through skill development in such areas.

Provide case management services for comprehensive services and linkages, advocate for client and family access to services, and collaborate with all systems involved with the family.

Deliver services in a manner convenient to families including home visit or evening calls.

Work with the parent/family to motivate and reinforce their child’s behavioral changes.

Keep up-to-date records such as Comprehensive Treatment Plan, Bio Psycho History, evaluations, etc.

Act as liaison between all systems (i.e. school, Juvenile Probation Department, Public Defender’s Office) and CYC

Develop a curriculum and facilitate presentations to youth and parents/adults to promote mental health in community.

Contribute to any quality improvement/outcome measurement tracking, development, and data gathering as assigned.

Assist with development and implementation of agency-wide projects.

Make appropriate referrals to CYC programs and other agencies.

Other duties as assigned by Management.

Other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bilingual/bicultural (Cantonese) is highly preferred.

Master’s degree in psychology, counseling or social work field plus minimum of one year of experience working with youth, preferably including counseling and group facilitation. Note: This position will be supervised by licensed Clinical Psychologist who can provide supervision for Masters or Doctoral level students or graduates still accumulating hours for graduation or licensure (with BBS or Board of Psychology).

Experience working with youth and families with mental health issue

Knowledge of community based agencies in San Francisco

Minimum two years experience working with youth

Excellent oral and written communication

Ability to work with ethnically diverse groups of low-income youth

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume to CYC Main Office via email: job@cycsf.org


Date: June 6, 2013
The City of Oakland / Senior Services Supervisor

$5,781-$7,099/month

Closes: Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:59 pm

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting for a Senior Services Supervisor with the Department of Human Services in the Aging and Adult Services Division. This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual who is dedicated to seniors and has a passion for senior services in the community. The selected candidate will plan, organize and direct a Federal employment and training program for seniors; develop and implement new employment, training and senior services programs; monitor service contracts and grants; train and supervise assigned staff; and identify strategic business partners to develop relationships and increase employment opportunities for program participants.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, gerontology, nursing or a related field, along with 4 years of progressively responsible experience working with the elderly, including 1 year in a supervisory role. Should have knowledge of gerontology and disability issues, federal/state regulations governing social and health service programs, fundraising techniques, grant proposals, program development in a multi-cultural environment, and program budget preparation/control. Requires good supervisory, staff development, training, contract negotiation, verbal/written communication, recordkeeping, report writing and interpersonal skills. Experience in employment and training, and bilingual conversational proficiency in Cantonese are highly desirable.

To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE

 

Korean Community Center of the East Bay  / Case Manager, Domestic Violence Program
ABOUT KOREAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE EAST BAY
Since 1977, the Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) has been empowering immigrant communities in the Bay Area through education, advocacy, services, and the development of community-based resources. www.kcceb.org.
Under the new leadership, KCCEB has begun in the last 24 months a significant organizational review of institutional sustainability, and the demonstrable mission and programmatic impact have emerged as major criteria for the success of the next-generation KCCEB.
Established in 2000 based on needs assessment in the Bay Area, the KCCEB Domestic Violence Program (Shimtuh) is leading the way by instituting an outcome based service and engagement model in culturally-competent domestic violence intervention and prevention program. The Domestic Violence program is excited to seek a Case Manager who can join this exciting journey.
POSITION
Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Case Manager will be responsible for providing comprehensive case management to DV clients, and maintaining institutionalized documentation of case management in compliance with the agency and federal standards. This position is newly-crafted to optimize the focus and efficiency in DV program delivery. This position requires in-house presence during regular business hours, except for off-site client accompaniment and training needs, as explicitly established under the guidance and monitoring of the Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Answer and respond to domestic violence helpline 9am to 5pm,
Monday thru Friday,
• Provide professionally-trained and licensed clinical counseling
under the supervision of Clinical Director,
• Provide non-clinical support services for emotional and logistical
support to overcome challenges associated with IPV/DV,
• Find temporary residence for active DV clients if needed,
• Act liaison in communication between clients and legal
professionals,
• Support clients with language interpretation in medical, legal and
other appointments, and accompany if necessary,
• Provide other follow-up services to women and children survivors of
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault,
• Participate in case reviews with the Director of Programs,
• Coordinate shared activities with sub-contractors,
• Identify, recruit, train and retain helpline volunteers,
• Keep an impeccable, transparent and timely record of DV case
management in compliance with the agency, federal and legal
standards,
Provide necessary program, client and service data for reporting in
a timely manner,
• Serve as an information resource by conducting simple aspects of
research, assembling data, and performing special projects; prepares
and delivers presentations, reports, correspondence and documents,
Organize and develop formal training materials,
Conduct outreach and cultural competency training for
government, community and private entities engaged in servicing
DV victims,
Implement program evaluation and outcome measurement standards,
• Provide one-on-one public benefits navigation support and other
additional essential support to DV clients, seniors and low income
family,
Work collaboratively with other program staff for other service
needs of DV clients.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Professional mastery of Korean and English languages, with direct
experience working with culturally-diverse populations,
• At least 3 years of experience with Domestic Violence/Sexual
Assault case management or equivalent training in related fields,
• Completion of Master’s (or doctoral) degree in various professional
disciplines of counseling (MFT, art therapy etc.) or social work,
• Knowledge of case management, time-limited counseling and
supportive services to clients,
• Special knowledge in the area of service provision for women and
children who have experienced domestic violence,
• Previous work experience in a crisis setting and ability to respond
appropriately to emergencies including contacting appropriate staff
and/or contacting and interacting with police, fire, and medical
personnel as needed,
Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative
and constructive peer group,
• Proficiency in using technology as a data management reporting
tool as well as computing tool,
• Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, effective problem-solving
skills while maintaining professional attitude and boundary,
• Highly organized and superb time management,
• Serves as an example to staff in the provision of excellent
customer service, documentation skills, attendance, and an overall
positive attitude,
Strong work ethics demonstrated through transparent time
management,
• Clearance through DOJ fingerprinting (Live Scan) required,
• Valid California Driver’s License, clean driving record and insurable.
APPLICATION
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to hr@kcceb.org by June 14, 2013. Please include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail application. 0.6 – 1 FTE position. Annualized salary of $ 40,000 - $45,000 based on credentials. Starting date: August 1, 2013.
KCCEB provides 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for full time employees. Option to participate in retirement plan 401(K).

Date: June 3, 2013
Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence  / Project Specialist, Evidence-Based Practice
 
Organization Description
The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence (API Institute) is a national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities. It serves a national network of advocates, community-based service programs, national and state organizations, legal, health, and mental health professionals, researchers, policy advocates and activists from social justice organizations working to eliminate violence against women. Its vision of gender democracy drives its goals to (1) strengthen culturally-relevant advocacy, (2) promote prevention and gender equity through community engagement, and (3) influence public policy and systems change. Its primary activities include national, regional, and local trainings; analyzing critical issues in gender-based violence affecting APIs; providing technical assistance; promoting and developing culturally relevant models and materials; maintaining a clearinghouse of information and resources; and increasing language access/interpretation through technical assistance and training. The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum serves as the API Institute’s fiscal sponsor.
For more information about the API Institute, visit www.apiidv.org.
Position Summary:
The Project Specialist will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing the objectives and activities of the API Institute’s 5-year Trauma-Informed Evidence-Based Practice Plan. This is a new initiative, therefore the Project Specialist will be expected to take on various complex components, work with high levels of autonomy and in close coordination with others, and be knowledgeable about evidence-based research approaches. Responsibilities will include project design and development; liaising with a national network of subject matter experts and with the project’s consultants; providing training and technical assistance to community-based-organizations; managing research design, methodology, data collection, and analysis; and product development. This position reports to the Director of the API Institute.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement project objectives and activities of a 5-year Culturally-Relevant, Trauma-Informed Evidence-Based Practice Plan (EBP Plan);
  • Coordinate, train and provide technical assistance (including on-site TA) to Asian, Arab, and Pacific Islander community-based-organizations that are participating in the EBP Plan;
  • Operationalize EBP Plan by working with the API Institute’s constituents, consultants, national partners of the Domestic Violence Resource Network, and its federal partners to design, maintain, and revise research and data collection methods;
  • Integrate partners’ expertise on research methodology, gender-based violence, domestic violence, trauma-informed advocacy, promising practices, and serving API immigrant and refugee survivors to formulate culturally relevant evidence-based practice;
  • Develop and/or assist in the development, including authorship, of products, such as manuals, training materials, promising practice descriptions;
  • Research, review, analyze and disseminate relevant literature and resources on trauma, trauma-informed care, evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence, challenges faced by advocates, and the centrality of survivor-centered care to promote healing;
  • Increase the capacity of community-based-organizations serving API victims/survivors to become trauma-informed and to collect evidence;
  • Liaise with the Family Violence Prevention & Services office, and respond to their requests for data;
  • Coordinate administrative and grant management aspects of the project, including assisting with grant-writing and report-writing;
  • Attend and assist with all the API Institute’s meetings, events, and functions as required;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the API Institute’s Director.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree or equivalent experience in coordinating research projects;
  • Three years of advocacy experience serving survivors/consumers in community-based-organizations addressing mental health, substance abuse or domestic violence issues;
  • Three years of experience in program planning, implementation, and coordination – preferably of a research project;
  • Two years of research experience;
  • Knowledge – theoretical and/or practical – of Evidence-Based Practice;
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed and trauma-specific interventions;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing training and/or technical assistance;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated public speaking skills;
  • Proficiency with Windows-based computer programs: MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Access; database management; and conducting online research;
  • Ability to develop and communicate a project plan effectively;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people, organizations, systems and multiple stakeholders;
  • Strong initiative, creativity and motivation, including ability to work under pressure and with deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to travel nationally as part of work responsibilities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experienced in or knowledgeable about domestic violence in Asian, Arab, and Pacific Islander communities;
  • Experience working with national, regional or state organizations;
  • Experienced in or knowledgeable about different research methodologies and the challenges they pose to community-based-organizations;
  • Bilingual and/or bi-literate in any language.
Employment Status: Full Time, 37.5 hours/week.
FLSA Status: Exempt.
Salary: $65,000 base DOE, excellent fringe benefits.
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Application Instructions:
Please submit your CV/resume, a cover letter specifically referencing qualifications enumerated above, and one writing sample to info@apiidv.org with “Project Specialist Search – [Last Name], [First Name]” in the subject line.
Application Deadline: June 24, 2013. Please note that we will not be responding to submissions until the 24th.
The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence, and its fiscal sponsor, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.

Asian Women's Shelter / Community Resource Coordinator (CRC)

HOURS: 40 hours/week

SALARY/BENEFITS: $37,493-$50,395, DOE. Full health, dental, and life insurance

DEADLINE: Open until filled


Date: June 1, 2013
Jewish Family and Children's Services / Care Manager and Clinical Care Manager (LCSW required)
 
 
 

Date: May 28, 2013
Alameda County Social Services Agency / Child Welfare Worker II
 
 

Date: May 21, 2013
Wittenberg Manor/ Service Coordinator
 
Salary: $ 22.43 per hr.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time
Closing Date: 11th of June 2013
Barcelon Associates in Walnut Creek currently has an opening for a full-time Service Coordinator at Wittenberg Manor, a senior independent living site in Hayward.
The Service Coordinator duties include: providing resources to allow aging in place, general case management, establishing linkages with service providers, educating residents on services and rights, and providing advocacy as appropriate.
Applicants must have experience in working with aging populations as well as a degree in social work, preferably in gerontology.
Full benefits are provided.
Contact Details
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Contact Name: Nancy Carey

Date: May 18, 2013
Lutheran Social Services of Northern California / Various Positions
 
Our San Francisco programs currently have three open positions:
POSITION TITLE
LOCATION
PROGRAM MANAGER
EMAIL ADDRESS
Bilingual Case Manager
(English/Cantonese)
Mosaica Family Apartments
Silvia Lorençato
Case Manager
Polk Street Senior Apartments
Kimberly Rudy
Case Worker
Money Management
Tom Cantrell
 

Date: May 16, 2013
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital / Social Worker - NICU

Social Worker/LCSW - NICU

1.0 FTE, 8 hour, day shifts

http://www.lpchcareers.com/job/job_info/1433/E

Social Work Clinician is the entry, developmental, and first working level of professional social work for employees who are recent graduates as well as those who have professional social work experience, but are not yet licensed as Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) by the State of California. Employees initially work under close clinical supervision and are expected to develop casework and treatment skills as training and experience are gained. As increasing knowledge and competency are demonstrated, supervision is correspondingly reduced. The Social Work Job Family consists of three levels of professional non-supervisory social work in a health care institutional setting at LPCH: Social Work Clinician, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Advanced Clinical Social Worker. This job family is limited to those positions that require a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work. As a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, Medical Social Workers provide appropriate intervention services and/or discharge planning to patients and/or clients as well as their families receiving services within any department of the Stanford University Medical Center. Work typically involves a variety of bio-psycho-social issues, assessment of the social needs as related to the patient's/client's health status, and the development of a plan of services, including advocacy, discharge planning, referrals and practical assistance necessary to accomplish desired objectives. Provides consultation, orientation and training to health care staff on the effects of
bio-pcho-social, cultural and economic issues on the management of patient/client  


Date: May 14, 2013
Alameda County Social Services Agency / Child Welfare Worker
 
Recruitment: This is a reopening of an existing examination May 21 - 28 only.
 
 
 
 
Magnolia Women's Recovery Program / Various Positions
 
 
Magnolia Women's Recovery Program, an organization that provides rehabilitative services to women who are pregnant and substance abusing. www.magnoliarecovery.org

We will be closing the application process by Friday May 17th 2013

Program Coordinator
http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Magnolia-Women's-Recovery-House/jobs/Program-Coordinator-bdeeb8c429b98fd3

Mental Health Clinician
http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Magnolia-Women's-Recovery-House/jobs/Mental-Health-Clinician-76479f89c4034b55

Case Manager
http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Magnolia-Women's-Recovery-House/jobs/Case-Manager-6579a5cefe98cd7f

Administrative Assistant
http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Magnolia-Women's-Recovery-House/jobs/Administrative-Assistant-29f9ea7ec6914509

Residential Manager / Client Monitor (4pm 10 12am / 12am to 8am)
http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Magnolia-Women's-Recovery-House/jobs/Manager-Client-Monitor-2ad9a0a1f67cfc64
 

Date: May 8, 2013
Avenidas / Social Worker Assistant
Avenidas is seeking an energetic and compassionate person who finds great satisfaction in helping older adults and their families with information, referral and care management services. This position is with our Social Work Department which provides counseling, consultation, group support and care management to seniors and their caregivers.

 

The Social Work Assistant provides information and referral to older adults, their family, friends and caregivers and acts as an advocate in locating resources, such as for transportation, housing, home care, legal and financial aid.  The Social Work Assistant also conducts assessments of clients for social work intervention, care management, counseling support and provides computer data entry, tracking of confidential and statistical information, completion of billing and administrative tasks as assigned by the departmental manager. 

 

We are seeking someone with knowledge of older adult resources, geriatric case management experience, computer  literacy, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, interviewing and assessment skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to keep statistical and narrative records.  The ideal candidate will have a B.A, three years of geriatric case management experience; is sensitive, mature and have demonstrated the ability to exercise independent judgment.  Some driving will be required; must have valid California driver’s license, automobile and automobile insurance.

 

This is a full time, non-exempt position reporting to the Manager of Social Work Service.  The office is located in downtown Palo Alto.

 

For almost 45 years, Avenidas has been providing support, information and community to enrich the lives of older adults who are aging in place, in the community.  Avenidas is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit.


DaVita / Nephrology Social Worker
 
Be different. Do what you love.
 
Use your natural gift of education and persuasion to help patients and their families cope with the effects of kidney disease. Life on dialysis can be a difficult transition for many patients-and you'll be there to support and advocate for them. In this vital role, you will help patients understand their rights and responsibilities, and guide them in managing the physical, mental, emotional and financial demands of End Stage Renal Disease.
 
If you love patient-centered health care with real relationships inside a company that encourages fun on and off the clock, then DaVita is the place for you.
 
We offer career options to fit your lifestyle.
 
HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WHEN YOU JOIN OUR VILLAGE AS A SOCIAL WORKER:
 * A community first, company second culture based on Core Values that really matter.
* Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
* Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
* Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
* A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
* Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.   

 

QUALIFICATIONS
We seek a social worker who is licensed or registered in the State of California and can communicate effectively and compassionately with all types of physically and mentally disabled patients and their families. This role requires a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.  Keen interviewing and assessment skills, impeccable attention to patient confidentiality, and at least two years of experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of government and private insurance programs.
 
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
DaVita is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

2 positions available in Salinas & Soledad, CA

Part time position (24 hours)

Full time position (40 hours)


Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. Or send your resume to Jenna Hutchison, Divisional Lead Social Worker at jenna.hutchison@davita.com


 
 
 
Stepping Stone Golden Gate Day Health / Bilingual Social Worker (Cantonese and English)
 
SteppingStone- Golden Gate Day Health is hiring a bilingual social worker (Cantonese and English). The job announcement will be on our agency website: www.steppingstonehealth.org. Please click "about us" then click "jobs". You will see the job posting. We provide supervision sessions for your clinical hours. If you would like to understand more about the job position, please contact me during office hours. Thank you !!



Benny Wong, LCSW
Senior Program Director

SteppingStone Golden Gate Day Health
350 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-359-9210
Fax: 415-359-9282
Website: www.steppingstonehealth.org
 
Health Initiatives for Youth / Program Coordinator, Salary $41,600

About HIFY

Health Initiatives for Youth is a multicultural organization whose mission is to improve the health and well being of underserved young people through innovative youth leadership, popular education and advocacy, in pursuit of multi-level social change. We believe in providing complete, accurate health information to young people and supporting them in making their own decisions. Our work is grounded in harm reduction, positive sexuality, youth development and anti-oppression principles.

Position Summary

The Program Coordinator works with the Program Manager and HIFY staff to design, develop and implement new, innovative, and data-driven HIV testing and prevention programs for young (15-29) Black and Latino gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same-gender loving men in Alameda County. The Program Coordinator will be largely responsible for overseeing the program, including program design, development and implementation, outreach, identifying and recruiting potential clients, and building relationships with providers to facilitate successful linkages. This position is also responsible for supporting venue-based HIV testing efforts aimed at the target population. This is a regular full-time position that requires consistent evening and some weekend work.

Job Duties

Work closely with program team to develop and deliver an effective and culturally competent program, HIV testing and linkages to substance use, mental health, housing and employment services and medical treatment and care.

Build working relationships with popular opinion leaders in the community to support and implement an HIV prevention strategy model.

 Develop strong collaborative relationship with agencies and service providers targeting Young MSM.

Identify, develop, produce and/or support community events that attract Young MSM for recruitment and program delivery.

Coordinate venue-based HIV testing with collaborating agencies in high-need areas.

Build working relationships with party/event promoters who cater to the YBMSM community.

Collaborate with agency partners to provide support and linkage to care and services for HIV+ youth.

Collaborate with agency program FABULOUS to implement an HIV Evidence Based intervention to all program participants and to coordinate the operating of the youth drop-in space.

Oversee the collection, analysis and production of data, reports and forms as required by program funders.

Work with HIFY’s Program Manager to evaluate program process and outcome objectives.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in health, social service, or related field.

 Must be familiar with Alameda County and Oakland’s nightlife.

 Ability to exercise independent judgment with tact and diplomacy in all situations.
Ability to demonstrate skill in organization, coordination and time management.
Must be able to supervise a small team of outreach workers.
 Must be able to demonstrate effective communication and negotiating skills with individuals and groups of people from all socioeconomic backgrounds, including underserved youth, social services providers, and business entities.
Other Skills and Abilities:
MA/MS degree in health related field position preferred.
Extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Extensive knowledge of and experience working with Youth.
Experience working with communities of color.
Proven ability to build coalitions and/or collaborations.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural setting.
Familiarity with the issues affecting YBMSM in Alameda County.
Excellent oral, written, communication and computer skills.
How to Apply
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Luis E. Guerra (Program Manager), explaining your personal experience and relationship with the community served by this program.
HIFY is an equal opportunity employer.

Health Initiatives for Youth / Youth Outreach Coordinator, Salary $37,000 

Position Summary

HIFY is looking for a new outgoing, social, well connected and responsible Outreach Coordinator for our program based in Oakland. We are implementing an innovative HIV testing and prevention program for young (15-29) Black and Latino gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer men who have sex with other men (MSM) in Alameda County. From dance parties to cooking workshops, we want you to think out of the box and organize social events for young MSM at our drop-in space in order to build healthy relationships with leaders in the community. This is a regular full-time position that requires consistent evening and some weekend work.

Job Duties

Create community events to attract and retain young Black and Latino MSM into a fun and healthy HIV prevention program.

Work closely with program team to develop and deliver an effective and culturally competent program, HIV testing and linkages to substance use, mental health, housing and employment services and medical treatment and care.

Build working relationships with leaders in the community to support and implement HIV prevention.

Work with Program Coordinator and Program Manager to evaluate program process and outcome objectives.

Develop strong collaborative relationship with agencies and service providers targeting Young MSM.

Coordinate venue-based HIV testing with collaborating agencies in high-need areas.

Build working relationships with party/event promoters who cater to the community.

Collaborate with agency partners to provide support and linkage to care and services for HIV+ youth.

Collaborate with other agency programs to implement an HIV Evidence Based intervention to all program participants and to coordinate the operating of the youth drop-in space.

Oversee the collection, analysis and production of data, reports and forms as required by program funders.

Qualifications

Must be familiar with underserved Alameda County and Oakland’s YMSM nightlife.

Ability to exercise independent judgment with tact and diplomacy in all situations.

Ability to organize time and prioritize tasks.

Must be able to demonstrate effective communication and negotiating skills with individuals and groups of people from all socioeconomic backgrounds, including underserved youth, social services providers, and business entities.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Bachelor’s degree in health related field position preferred.

Extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Extensive knowledge of and experience working with Youth.

Experience working with communities of color.

Proven ability to build coalitions and/or collaborations.

Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural setting.

Familiarity with the issues affecting Young Black and Latino MSM in Alameda County.

Excellent oral, written, communication and computer skills.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Luis E. Guerra (Program Manager), explaining your personal experience and relationship with the community served by this program.

E-mail: Guerra@hify.org

HIFY is an equal opportunity employer.


Date: May 6, 2013  
 
Recovery Innovations / 2 Full-time Recovery Coach positions

Both are a 40 hour per week position, and the applicants must have lived experience as well as have a car for transportation, as the Coaches are required to go to weekly Service Team meetings for the
service team they will be assigned to.

You may go to Recovery Innovations’ website at:
www.recoveryinnovations.org
  and click on “California” and get an application. The instructions are on the website as well.

Applicants can mail, fax, drop off, or email their completed
application to: Donna Raines;
donna.raines@recoveryinnovations.org Support Services Coordinator; Recovery Innovations Inc.; CHOICES LEARNING CENTER; 1211 Embarcadero, Suite 300; Oakland, CA 94606;
office 510.535.1409; fax 510.535.1414, or the HR department – Dara Johnson – at Recovery Innovations in Phoenix, AZ.
 
Stanford Hospital / Social Work Supervisor, Palliative Care
 
This highly impactful, specialized role is responsible for providing clinical practice, clinical supervision, administration, and will assistance with program development for the social work services related to both inpatient and outpatient Palliative Care. You will serve as a resource for problem solving, staff issues, scheduling, hiring, and evaluating staff. Additionally, you will collaborate with the Manager, Palliative Care, and the Medical Directors for Palliative Care to insure alignment with clinical program goals and social work service delivery.

To qualify for this position, you will need a MSW from a CSWE accredited school of social work, with a minimum of 5 years post-masters experience. Post supervisory experience preferred. A California LCSW is required. Demonstrated performance of leadership and advanced clinical practice skills, resourcefulness, effective written and oral communication, diplomacy, organizational skills, and analytical skills are all essential. The ability to be self-directed, assertive and creative in problem solving, systems planning and pare management in a high volume work environment are required, as is the ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.

Within the Hospital, you’ll be supported by a distinctive culture that compliments the pioneering, collaborative atmosphere that has earned us our worldwide reputation for excellence. We’ve been advancing the practice of medicine for more than 160 years, and we continue to provide exceptional careers amidst a setting that is always changing, moving forward and reevaluating the services we provide patients.

Some of the world’s most advanced health care is happening right here, right now, proving that our pioneering spirit is as alive today as it’s always been. With you by our side, we will continue to lead the way. Candidates interested in learning more about joining our team may visit our website and apply at: http://www.stanfordhospitalcareers.com/job/job_info/24870/E

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Institute on Aging / Community Living Fund Clinical Supervisor

 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:                Provide clinical supervision of Community Living Fund (CLF) Intensive Care Management (ICM) staff including Master’s Level Social Workers, Occupa-tional Therapists, Money Managers and others. The CLF program assists with the transition of individuals with limited incomes out of skilled nursing facilities back into the community. CLF also provides services to individuals living in the community who are at imminent risk of institution-alization. CLF is administered in collaboration with Catholic Charities CYO, Conard House, Health-Right 360, and the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services.

 

EXEMPT STATUS:  Overtime Exempt

 

UNION STATUS:  Non Union

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCIONS:

1.      Responsible for the clinical supervision, training and evaluation of the Care Management staff participating in the Community Living Fund in collaboration with Partner agencies.

2.      Participates in the hiring and termination of CLF Care Management staff.

3.      Facilitates the day-to-day operations; insuring that appropriate systems are in place.

4.      Ensures program and staff compliance with all regulatory requirements, such as San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services/San Francisco Human Services Agency and Partner organizations.

5.      Insures quality care and services.

6.      Implements and monitors multiple systems, including records, clinical documentation and personnel.  Ensures that documentation is compliant with regulations, policy and procedure manual and is complete and accurate.

7.      Organizes and conducts regular care planning and supervision.

8.      Facilitates the orientation and training of all new staff, including joint home visits, supervisory meetings and documentation review.

9.      Responsible for assessing the educational needs of staff, developing and coordinating an education and training plan that assures a high level of skill and competency in the understanding of case management, community resources and family systems.

10.  Establishes and implements Quality Assurance mechanisms to measure and maintain high standards of care and programming, including regular chart reviews and peer review.

11.  Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community individuals, groups and organizations; takes advantage of opportunities to educate the public and the community regarding CLF services.

12.  Responsible for remaining current with changes in San Francisco community resources, Medi-Cal and Medicare regulations and procedures that will impact the practice and direction of the program; acts as a resource to CLF staff and IOA staff.

13.  Responsible for ensuring that CLF purchase of service funds are used as a last resort and that all community resources and referrals are made prior to the authorization of CLF funds; and for ensuring that CLF funds are used to prevent institutionalization when there are gaps in client care.

14.  Provides back-up coverage for clinical staff.

15.  Works with local schools to secure and to supervise social work interns.

16.  In collaboration with the Vice President of Community Living, participates in establishing annual goals and objectives relevant to the needs of the programs and in planning, developing and evaluating policies and procedures; actively involves staff in the process.

17.  Actively participates in and encourages actions that promote good public relations with clients, their families and the community.

18.  Responsible for expanding personal knowledge, skill and attitudes specific to care management, family systems, geriatrics and gerontology, addiction and other relevant management or health care issues.

19.  Provides Clinical Supervision for Master’s level social workers interested in accumulating hours towards their LCSW.

20.  Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

 

EDUCATION:

Required: Master’s degree in social work or a related field (nursing, psychology, counseling, rehabilitation, gerontology, or sociology) from an accredited school. LCSW preferred.

 

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:

1.      Two years experience working directly with disabled adults and/or the frail elderly. 

2.      Demonstrates ability to supervise intensive care management staff who work with adults with disabilities at risk of hospitalization, which present with complex medical conditions, mental health diagnoses, substance abuse, as well as physical rehabilitation needs.

3.      Demonstrates understanding of behavioral health services and behavioral health interventions.

4.      Proven previous training of staff as it relates to the population served through CLF. 

5.      Demonstrates understanding of the health and psychosocial needs of this population.

6.      Displays knowledge of community resources available for this population.

7.      Demonstrates ability and willingness to take on program development projects.

8.      Proven ability and willingness to provide leadership amongst peers and mentor junior staff.  

 

TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter and resume, positively demonstrating your ability in relation to this position, referring to your previous academic, professional, voluntary and personal experience. Please state the position title in the subject line and indicate from which website or source you learned about this position.

Alternately, you may fax your application materials to the attention of Human Resources or fax your application to 415-750-5333.

 

Institute on Aging reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

 

Print Name:     ___________________________

 

Signature:        ____________________________                Date: __________________ 


 
 
 
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation / Various Opportunities
TNDC provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.
We are currently recruiting for multiple Social Worker positions.
We are looking to diversify our Social Work Unit and strongly believe in recruiting applicants who share our mission, vision, and values of integrity, excellence, diversity, collaboration, and equity.
View the available opportunities at http://www.tndc.org/jobs-tndc/tenant-services/
 
 
Date: May 2, 2013 
 
Adopt A Special Kid / Part-time Social Worker
 
AASK (Adopt A Special Kid) is looking for a part-time (24 hrs/week with potential for up to 32 hrs/wk) social worker who is warm, mature, flexible, people-oriented and has experience in child welfare foster care and adoptions. AASK is a fully state licensed adoption and foster care agency, serving families throughout Northern California and foster children statewide. Founded in 1973, AASK recruits, educates, assesses and supports families accepting placement of children who have been abused or neglected. AASK believes that all children are adoptable. AASK operates with a policy of inclusion, welcoming a wide range of families into its programs.

Job Summary:

The person hired for this position will take on a social worker caseload. S/he must:

• Have experience working with children with special needs in the foster care system and understand the realities of parenting such children;
• Possess knowledge of casework and group work concepts and processes;
• Have strong knowledge and experience with case management and organizational skills;
• Be proficient in assessing and evaluating the ability and readiness of individuals and couples to become foster and/or adoptive parents;
• Be able to speak and write effectively;
• Be knowledgeable of and comfortable working with a diverse clientele; and
• Have creative, innovative, analytic, and dynamic communication skills.

A sense of humor, enthusiasm, flexibility, ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment, and the ability to work collaboratively - both internally and externally - will also serve the incumbent well.

Qualifications:
Education and experience: MSW or master's degree in counseling, social or child psychology or child development required. Previous recruiting or foster, adoption or related child welfare experience preferred; parenting experience valuable. Good word processing skills, especially use of Microsoft products. State of California regulations require coursework and/or field practice and/or work experience in all of the following areas:

• At least 3 semester units of field practice or 100 days full-time equivalent experience in a public or private social services agency performing master's level work, and;
• At least 9 semester units or coursework related to children and families, or 18 months' experience working with children and families, and;
• At least 3 semester units in working with minority populations; 6 months of experience in working with minority populations, or training in cultural competency and working with minority populations within the first 6 months of employment, as a condition of employment, and;
• At least 3 semester units in child welfare, or at least 2 years experience in a public or private child welfare social services setting.

Automobile and valid driver's license and insurance, clean DMV record; ability to work some evening and weekend hours and make trips of over two hours in length; ability to pass a medical exam, including TB test; pass criminal and child abuse record checks; completion of standard first aid and infant/child/adult CPR courses; I-9 Employment Eligibility certification.

Specific Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• Lead training for prospective foster and adoptive parents
• Assist with applications
• Conduct homestudy and homestudy updates for assigned clients
• Work collaboratively with families and with county and private social services agencies and community groups
• Conduct certification visits to assess health and safety in homes for foster care purposes
• Place children in certified, licensed foster or adoptive family homes
• Provide post-placement supervision and supportive services to the certified, licensed foster or adoptive families including development and updating of the needs and services plan, education, counseling, referral, brokering, advocacy
• Conduct record-keeping in compliance with agency and licensing requirements
• Investigate and follow-up on allegations of child abuse and neglect and other complaints
• Develop and maintain knowledge of appropriate resources for families, especially familiarity with Adoption Assistance Program, SSI, and health and mental health benefits through Medi-Cal
• On a rotating basis with other social workers, carry after-hours pager and perform worker of the day duties
• Travel and evening and weekend work as assignments dictate
• Participation in regularly scheduled individual supervision, department and agency staff meetings
• Participate in annual post-adoption camp

Salary: Range is $40,014 - 45,144, FTE, DOE. Additional compensation if fully bilingual (Spanish). This is a part-time (24 hrs/wk with potential for up to 32 hrs/wk) position.
To apply: Please respond by emailing your resume and cover letter to
info@aask.org. Or, you may FAX to 510-553-1747. Bilingual Spanish-speaking and people of color encouraged to apply. No calls please.

AASK-America -- Adopt A Special Kid is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability.

 

Date: April 28, 2013
 
San Mateo County / Psychiatric Social Worker
 

http://www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/portal/site/HR/menuitem.3d3ef1e987f7bbfb6d9897b6d17332a0/?vgnextoid=d4dfef2a75519110VgnVCM1000001937230aRCRD&vgnextfmt=FullView&cpsextcurrchannel=1
The Adult/Older Adult Services Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist I/II-Chinese Speaking Required (PSW/MFT). PSW/MFTs, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults and older adults in community or inpatient settings; and supervise graduate interns.

The current vacancy is in the OASIS (Older Adult System of Integrated Services) Team, requires fluency in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) and English, is a full-time position at Behavioral Health and Recovery Services stationed in San Mateo, but travels throughout the County to provide services.

This clinician is responsible for providing intensive case management to assist older adult clients with serious mental illness in managing complex medical problems, cognitive impairment, functional limitations, substance abuse issues, and day-to-day challenges to enable them to remain living in community-based settings. This position is also responsible for providing counseling/therapy to treat Axis I and II diagnoses. Primary duties include assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, care planning, documentation, hands-on case management, counseling/therapy, and collaboration with clients’ family and other professionals.

This position works as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of PSWs, MFTs, a Community Mental Health Nurse, Psychiatrists, and a Community Worker, all of whom provide field-based services to older adult clients with serious mental illness throughout San Mateo County at their place of residence.
 

Date: April 27, 2013
 
Asian Women's Shelter / Children's Advocate
Hours: 40 Hours/Week

Salary: $37,493- $43,439 Full Time, Depending on Experience

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Alternative Health, 403b

Deadline: 05/15/2013; Open Until Filled

 

The Asian Women's Shelter (AWS) is a comprehensive domestic violence shelter program in San Francisco that focuses on meeting the unique language and cultural needs of immigrant survivors and their children. We provide safety, food, shelter, advocacy and other resources to assist survivors in rebuilding violence-free lives for themselves and their children. AWS is committed to grassroots consensus building and a non-hierarchical structure. AWS works closely with other agencies in the community to provide a comprehensive network of resources for survivors of violence and their children. AWS also works with these agencies and other community groups to provide education about domestic violence toward community development and transformation. Please see our website at www.sfaws.org for more information.

The two Children’s Advocates work closely together to coordinate and provide services for children and parents at the shelter, including advocacy, case management, educational and recreational activities, crisis counseling, and ongoing emotional support. Children’s Advocates collaborate together to maintain, develop, and strengthen the Children’s Program and work in collaboration with Women’s Advocates to provide comprehensive services to families at Asian Women’s Shelter. Children’s Advocates also represent the organization through participating in community and city government agency meetings, collaborations, and coalitions.

RESPONSIBILITIES / SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES

 

Provide Comprehensive Case Management Services to Children 0-18 Who Have Been Impacted By

Domestic Violence, Including:

 

•Provide advocacy, emotional support, and crisis intervention to children/youth in the shelter, including assessment and development of an action plan

Make referrals and advocate for connections to community resources such as school and after-school program placement, counseling, medical care, childcare, etc.

Coordinate and facilitate weekly Children’s Support Group/Youth Group

Maintain up-to-date files on individual children, activities, intakes, and exits

Coordinate and provide childcare to children as needed

Assess all children for child abuse and neglect in accordance with the law, follow and work alongside appropriate agencies

Develop and facilitate children’s/youth group activities/outings (i.e. summer camp, holiday activities, weekend activities, etc.) when needed

Provide Support to Parents and Other Adult Residents at AWS:

Have weekly case management meetings with parents to focus on children’s/youth’s needs and link families to appropriate resources

Promote parent-child relationship building and provide parenting education and emotional support to parents including creative, non-violent approaches to discipline, child development, children’s behavioral and mental health, transitions into and out of shelter, impact of violence on children, etc.

Provide and coordinate language and cultural support as needed

Work closely with Women’s Advocates to provide coordinated family case management services

Provide support to single adult residents as needed

Coordinate, Maintain, and Develop Children’s Program

The Children’s Program is a component of the AWS Direct Services Program. Children’s Program focuses on and addresses the intricate needs of the children/youth and their parents in the shelter through structured activities (indoor/outdoor), holiday activities/parties, and providing a safe space to help the family heal and build on their strengths together. The program creates the opportunity to address each child’s basic and emotional needs as well as building on their social skills. The Children Advocate’s role is to help develop the program as it relates to the developmental needs of the children residing in the shelter and expand and maintain a resource and referral network for the families through collaborations with other agencies.

Other Responsibilities in Children’s Program:

Work closely with the other Children Advocate to maintain, document, coordinate, develop, andevaluate all aspects of the Children’s Program

Attend weekly on-site individual clinical consultation meetings and other direct service related meetings

Attend required monthly collaboration meetings with community and city government agencies

Submit monthly reports and request forms with collaborative agencies

Plan and coordinate holiday activities as well as children’s activities for both the annual Lunar New Year Party and AWS Annual Event

Train and supervise volunteers and interns in providing support to children/youth and their parents

Lead and facilitate one day Children’s Program volunteer training twice a year (Spring and Fall)

Maintain children’s playroom and storage area

Coordinate and oversee donations to the Children’s Program

General Shelter Support & Program Development (all full-time staff responsibilities):

Provide a welcoming and supportive environment for residents

 

Be responsible for crisis line shift(s) and share emergency cell phone coverage with all AWS staff

Help with answering phones and shelter door

Do general upkeep of office and shelter space

Respond to emergencies and conflict resolution meetings as needed (possibly including some weekends and evenings)

Participate in secondary teams

Participate in quarterly staff retreats and other all-staff retreats and trainings

Facilitate or participate with community education presentations

Help take care of minor repairs

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and ability to work with children of all ages and their parents

3+ years of experience with case management and working with survivors of violence of diverse communities (i.e. based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender identity, class, education, immigration status, etc.) highly desired

Knowledge of different child developmental stages

Experience providing childcare and support to children and youth of all ages

Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic violence; commitment to social justice

Commitment to and practice of non-violence, including non-corporal discipline of children

Ability to deal with crisis situations effectively and calmly

Ability to be flexible to accommodate immediate resident and agency needs

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Availability to work evenings and occasional weekends

Familiarity with community and social service agencies/resources in the San Francisco Bay Area

 

Experience in creatively advocating and providing support to families

 

Some knowledge and experience with program development

 

Ability to offer emotional support / excellent listening skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to address conflict and contribute alternative solutions in a direct, constructive and positive manner

Ability to participate in collective, non-hierarchical decision making within small team and all staff environments

Ability to work both independently and as a team member

Ability to work well with a variety of people -- including board members, staff, interns, language advocates and volunteers, both at AWS and in other organizations (social service, government, legal, etc.)

Computer proficiency, Macintosh preferred

Bilingual/bicultural preferred

Access to a car with current California driver's license and automobile insurance highly desired

 

To Be Considered: Please send a resume and a cover letter to: CAsearch@sfaws.org

 

Please write “CA Application- [Your Last Name]” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Asian Women’s Shelter is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, or disability and denial of family medical leave and pregnancy leave. This search is being conducted by Asian Women’s Shelter.


Jewish Family & Children's Services of the East Bay / Early Childhood Family Partner
 

Our Agency:

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) is an innovative social service agency that has served individuals and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties since 1877. We are proud to provide multilingual services to older adults and their families, Holocaust survivors, children and their parents, refugees and immigrants, people with disabilities and an array of adults and children who come to us for high-quality affordable mental health services. Our staff of 55 employees is characterized by its dedication, teamwork, warmth, humor and high professional standards. Agency offices are located in Berkeley, Walnut Creek, and Oakland. We encourage you to visit our website at www.jfcs-eastbay.org for more information and for the complete job description.  JFCS/East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients.

Program Description:

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay provides early childhood mental health and case management services to parents and their infants, toddlers and preschoolers throughout Alameda County. We serve low-income families and are committed to providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care regardless of insurance or ability to pay.

Job Summary:

The Family Partner is an integral member of the Early Childhood Mental Health Team providing advocacy and case management to families with children ages 0-5 who are receiving mental health services.  As someone with direct experience in using these kinds of services with their own child, the Family Partner will assist families in accessing needed services as well as promote independence and advocacy skills within the family through a relationship based and non-judgmental model.  The Family Partner will ensure that the family’s perspective is represented in the provision of all services which will be conducted in the child’s home or preschool, at shelters, at the Family Justice Center, at the JFCS/East Bay Berkeley office, or in other community settings. Under the direct supervision of a licensed clinician, the Family Partner will work closely with a Lead Family Partner Coordinator through Alameda Behavioral Health Care Services to receive technical assistance and support.

 

Job Duties:

  • Assists family with accessing and providing linkages to needed services.
  • Assists families in increasing their support network on behalf of the needs of their young child.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor for parents whose children are receiving treatment services.
  • Increases awareness about the importance of parent / professional partnerships.
  • Participates in early childhood mental health treatment team while representing the parent’s perspective
  • Partners with the mental health clinician and parents in the ongoing development and evaluation of the child’s treatment plan.
  • Completes all charting and documentation requirements.
  • Participates in outreach and community events.
  • Participates in related trainings and workshops.
  • Participates in data collection for Federal grant

Qualifications:

  • REQUIREMENT OF THIS POSITION: Applicant must be a parent or primary caregiver of a child with mental health or developmental challenges who has previously used, or is presently using, community social services.
  • Experience in accessing and using at least two social service type systems serving parents and young children including mental health services, preferably in Alameda County.
  • Experience working with young children and families in some capacity.
  • Willingness to work with families with complex needs whose children are exhibiting mental health/behavioral issues.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Own transportation and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to work occasionally on evenings or weekends.
  • Experience in working with people from low income diverse backgrounds. 

Compensation is competitive, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, 401K, generous holiday and vacation, great colleagues, and a friendly work environment.

 

Interested applicants, please email resume and cover letter to: jobs@jfcs-eastbay.org 

Community Youth Center (CYC) / Youth & Family Counselor and AYPS Project Coordinator

Position: Youth & Family Counselor (1.0 FTE)

Salary: $30,000 - 34,000 plus benefits

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Status: Full time; Non-Exempt

Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) provides education, leadership development, behavioral health, intervention, street outreach, and workforce development services to San Francisco youth and their families. CYC envisions empowering young people to reach their highest potential as individuals and to develop a positive self/cultural identity. Our mission is "to empower and strengthen high-need Asian youth and their families by providing comprehensive youth development through education, employment training, advocacy, and other supportive services."

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Youth and Family Counselor is responsible for conducting interactive life skills workshops, English Language Learning classes, educational enrichment activities and community involvement projects to newly immigrated students enrolled in the six high schools (Thurgood Marshall, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Galileo, San Francisco International, and Mission) with emerging Newcomer Pathways program. Guided by strategic practices of youth empowerment, the program fosters leadership skills and trains peer leaders to advise, inform, mediate and serve as positive role models; promotes academic and/or vocational success to broaden youths' life options; builds self-reliance and develop positive cultural identity; challenges negative ethnic and gender stereotyping and better understanding of different ethnic and cultural values; and reinforces the family unit. The Youth & Family Counselor also provides service to at risk Asian and Pacific Islander youth and their parents in schools through coordinated individual and family case management and counseling.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work as a team member to assist the implementation of the Newcomer Club program under the supervision of the Project Coordinator.

Assess and develop individual plan to address each program participant’s academic, social and developmental needs during their life transition.

Assist in life training workshop curriculum development and facilitate workshops.

Coordinate the English Language Learning class and activities.

Coordinate the educational enrichment activities and community involvement projects.

Conduct assessments to determine needs of the youth and their families.

Develop individualized care plans and monitor implementation of treatment goals.

Facilitate weekly life skills training workshops and youth support groups.

Recruit parents for parenting classes and build relationship with family.

Act as liaison to community service providers to arrange community service opportunities.

Provide individual and family case management and referral services.

Monitor each participant’s progress toward fulfillment of requirements for graduation and postsecondary options.

Record and evaluate the progress of each participant.

Complete required written documentation.

Assist with development and implementation of agency-wide projects.

Follow CYC case management guidelines and protocols.

Make appropriate referrals to CYC programs and other agencies.

Other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or minimum two years experience working with youth, preferably including youth development.

Experience in conducting interviews and assessments with youth and parents.

Ability to work with ethnically diverse groups of low-income youth and English learners to support their social and emotional needs during transition.

Experience in conducting life skills training workshops and parenting classes.

Bilingual (Cantonese) / bicultural is REQUIRED.

Excellent English and oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work with parents, teachers and school administrators.

Ability to lift 25lbs.

Ability to work some evenings, weekends and outdoor activities.

Criminal Background/Live Scan and TB Clearance (completed upon hire).

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume to CYC Main Office via email: job@cycsf.org

Position: Project Coordinator

Salary: $33,000 - 37,000

Reports to: Behavioral Health Project Manager

Status: Full Time; Non-Exempt

CYC (Community Youth Center of San Francisco) provides prevention, intervention, education and employment services to low-income youth and their families in the community of San Francisco. CYC envisions empowering young people to reach their highest potential as individuals and to develop a positive self/cultural identity. The Asian Youth Prevention Services (AYPS) focuses on preventing alcohol and other drug use through workshops, recreational activities, case management and support groups.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and implement program to target, address and confront community norms and media messages to reduce use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

 Empower and foster the peer leaders to be self-direct, make responsible choices and participate as group members in decision making.

 Implement youth development practices and provide opportunities for peer leaders to given back by contributing to the program, to other youth, or to their larger community.

 Facilitate presentations to youth and parents/adults

 Work with school administration, teachers and agency staff to schedule classroom presentations.

 Contribute to modification of curriculum.

 Participate in planning and coordinating with funders and collaborating agencies.

 Act as liaison between school personnel, agencies and CYC.

 Coordinate student and family involvement in special events.

 Coordinate and supervise field trips and recreational activities.

 Complete required written documentation.

 Assist with development and implementation of agency-wide projects.

 Make appropriate referrals to CYC programs and other agencies.

 Other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

Prefer Master’s degree in social work field.

 Minimum of two years experience working with youth, preferably including counseling and group facilitation.

 Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 Ability to work with ethnically diverse groups of low-income youth.

 Ability to work with parents, teachers and school administrators.

 Enthusiasm for promoting prevention education.

 Willing to work on evenings and weekends.

 Bilingual/bicultural (Cantonese) a plus.

Please submit cover letter and resume to CYC Main Office via email: job@cycsf.org


Institute on Aging / Social Worker Care Manager

 

POSITION TITLE:     Social Worker / Care Manager (Preferred: Bilingual, Chinese and English), CLF

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Provides case management services for a caseload of 17-22 Community Living Fund (CLF) clients.  Responsible for the assessment of clients with multiple medical and psychosocial problems.  Plans for and monitors services and interventions ensuring provision of quality care.

 

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY: Community Living Fund Clinical Supervisor

Excempt Status: Overtime Non-Exempt

Union Status: Union

 

PHYSICAL & LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

·         Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition up to 25 lbs

·         Ability to reach, bend, and walk

·         Five finger manipulation

·         Ability to comprehend complex written materials and verbal instructions

·         Preferred: Bilingual in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) and English; ability to speak and write English clearly; ability to understand and speak Chinese clearly

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIOINS:

·         Conducts comprehensive assessments and on-going re-assessments of the client and including psychosocial, physical and mental health, environmental and spiritual needs.

·         Writes comprehensive assessments.  Based on assessment information with the client develops and initiates the Care Plan, which is client-centered, comprehensive and consistent with Community Living Fund guidelines as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual.

·         Identifies arranges for and monitors appropriate community services based a good knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal, and other entitlement programs.

·         Establishes and maintains a care management relationship with clients and their significant others as appropriate, offering respect, dignity and support. Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, problem solving and therapeutic interventions.

·         Meets with clients at least monthly, and more often as needed.  Maintains court settlement agreement meeting schedule for Laguna Honda discharges.  Reviews and modifies their Care Plan on an ongoing basis.

·         Documents via progress notes all case management activity regarding identified problems within 24 hours, adding any new problems to the service plan, as needed.

·         Maintains required paperwork and follows a clear, concise, and consistent system of charting to allow for continuity of care.

·         Ongoing evaluation for client Purchase-of-Services needs and follow-up to determine if services have been provided in a timely manner.

·         Educates clients and significant others about resources and when possible, trains them to provide their own case management. 

·         Establishes and maintains open and effective communication with community providers, including physicians and other health care and social service workers.  Provides appropriate information on all significant aspects of individual client care and program operations, while maintaining necessary confidentiality.

·         Monitors the quantity and quality of the services provided by other involved providers.

·         Working closely with the team, continuously evaluates the clients’ ability to remain safely at home; coordinates placement as appropriate, according to Community Living Fund guidelines.

·         In collaboration with the client, caregiver, and involved services, terminates clients when appropriate. Documents the process as required.

·         Participates in research studies and data collection, as required.

·         Participates in and promotes ongoing efforts towards Continuous Quality Improvement.

·         Attends and actively participates in team and program meetings, activities and problem-solving endeavors; contributes to open lines of comunication within the team.

·         Utilizes supervision appropriately; maintaining open lines of communication and providing updates on caseload activity.

·         Actively incorporates the ethical standards of the National Association of Social Workers into all aspects of interactions with others.

·         Understands and applies the regulatory and procedural requirements of Community Living Fund as well as the policies and procedures of the Institute on Aging.

·         Attends continuing education classes and/or inservice training to increase knowledge, skills and attitudes related to case management, gerontology, family and community systems and other areas relevant to the Community Living Fund client population.

·         All other reasonably related responsibilities as assigned.

 

EDUCATION: Required: M.S.W. (Masters in Social Work) degree

 

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE (All Items are required):

·         One year’s experience working with disabled adults and/or frail elderly.

·         Preferred: Bilingual in English plus Cantonese or Mandarin.

·         Experience with and understanding of the medical and psychosocial problems of functionally impaired adults and the frail elderly.

·         Exceptional communication and presentation skills relating to the frail elderly, functionally impaired adults, their support systems and teams of health professionals.

·         Demonstrates case management skills and experience in the community health care delivery system.

·         Detail oriented with good problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

·         Computer literacy.

 

Institute on Aging reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

 

Institute on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Print Name:     ___________________________

 

Signature:        ____________________________                Date: __________________ 


Jewish Home of San Francisco / Social Worker, Acute Geriatric Psychiatry Unit
 

Position overview

The social worker is responsible for accessing patients on admission to the acute geriatric psychiatry unit, and completes reassessments at prescribed intervals in accordance with applicable federal, state and local guidelines and regulations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology required. Master’s degree in social work or gerontology, preferred
  • MSW/LCSW, preferred
  • One year’s experience working with psychiatric patients
  • One year’s experience in discharge planning knowledge or experience in a geriatric setting
  • Experience in the coordination of services throughout the continuum of elder care services
  • Management of assaultive behavior (MAB) competency, preferred
  • Knowledge of social services agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as related to patient rights and confidentiality
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Knowledge of MS Office (specifically Outlook, Word and Excel) and electronic medical records program (HealthMEDX)
Contact: Sunui Lee, LCSW at 415-840-4071 and slee@jhsf.org 

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program / TLP Case Manager

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program

165 Twenty Second Street

Richmond, CA 94801

(510) 233-2141 Fax (510) 233-7127

www.gripcommunity.org

POSITION TITLE: TLP Case Manager                                

DEPARTMENT: Contra Costa Youth Continuum of Care

REPORTS TO: Program Manager                             

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time

SALARY RANGE$36-$42 Depending on experience                                                                                                   

AGENCY: GRIP is an interfaith, multi-cultural coalition of 41 member congregations – Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and Sikhs – working together to address critical issues of human dignity and social justice in West Contra Costa County. For over 43 years GRIP has been providing services and shelter to the Contra Costa homeless population, and currently operates three core programs serving homeless families from its new, 12,000 square foot integrated services facility in Richmond.

GENERAL PURPOSE  Under the supervision of the CCYCS Director, the individual in this position will establish and maintain a caseload of up to 15 youth, provide assessment, brief goal-oriented counseling, advocacy, and support to homeless youth ages 18-24 who reside at two transitional housing programs located in West Contra Costa County.

REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY.   Reports to Program Director.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conduct assessment interviews with all 18-24 youth accessing CCYCS’ TLP services.
  • Develop and monitor service plans for all youth accessing CCYCS’ TLP services.
  • Maintain appropriate case notes and documentation systems for program accountability.
  • Coordinate services with other agencies that meet participant needs including housing, employment, health issues, and other services.
  • Provide support groups, advocacy, individual and/or family counseling, and conflict resolution as needed.
  • Monitor facility for safety and injury prevention and provide general milieu management when necessary.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and case conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS

1. BA in social work, counseling or related field and at least three years experience as a case manager. Masters degree preferred.

2. Ability to work with diverse populations.

3. Ability to communicate clearly, both in verbal and written forms.

4. Ability to be supportive and provide guidance in a non-judgmental manner

5. Be fingerprinted and pass a criminal background check.

Bilingual English/Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply

COMPENSATION

$36-$42 Depending on experience, 100% employer paid health and dental benefits.

Application Procedure:

Please fax or email a cover letter and resume to:

Contra Costa Health Services Homeless Program

Continuum of Youth Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth

Attention: CCYCS Director

FAX:  (925) 313-6761

 

APPLICATION: Email current cover letter, resume and a writing sample to: homelessprogram@hsd.cccounty.us

DEADLINE: Open until filled.

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Women, minorities and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Acknowledgement Receipt of Job Description

This agency has the right to change duties, as business requires. This Job Description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

A copy of this Job Description, with original signature of employee is filed in the agency personnel files with other appropriate personnel records. Duplicate copy of signed document is provided to employee.

_________________________________________  __________________________

Signature of Employee                                                            Date Received

_________________________________________  __________________________

Signature of Supervisor                                                           Date Received


Stars Behavioral Health Group / Various Positions (School Counselor, Mental Health Specialist)

1. Mental Health Program Specialist (Canyon Oaks Youth Center), San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Redwood City
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sanmateo/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=637790

2. Social Worker (HUD/VA Supportive Housing Program), San Francisco VAMC, San Bruno
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/341746300


3. Medical Social Worker (Geriatric) (Per Diem), Senior Focus, Burlingame
https://sutterhealth.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1372474
 

 
Polaris Research & Development / Family Health Advocate
 
The San Francisco Black Infant Health Project is accepting applications for the position of Family Health Advocate. This is a full-time 40-hour benefited position. Salary range is $40,000-$45,000 per year. There is a 90-day probationary period. Applications will be accepted until Friday May 3rd, 2013. Selected individuals must be available for an informational group interview on May 7, 2012 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. The successful candidate must attend a mandatory paid training in Sacramento, CA on May 22-24 (travel expenses provided) with official duties expected to start on June 1st, 2013.
 
Interested individuals must submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Jenee Johnson, 30 Van Ness, Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94102 or email info@blackinfanthealthsf.org or Fax (415) 575-5799.
Send ASAP, closing date Friday May 3rd, 2013, no calls.
 
JOB TITLE: Family Health Advocate (FHA)
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Black Infant Health Coordinator, the Family Health Advocate will outreach to and recruit African-American pregnant and postpartum women who reside in Bayview Hunter’s Point, Visitacion Valley, Western Addition and other San Francisco neighborhoods. The FHA will assist pregnant and postpartum African American women in goal setting and improving life outcomes. The FHA will make home visits, co-facilitate groups, assist in the preparation of support and education group sessions, provide clerical and administrative support to program coordinator, and other duties as needed. Some evening and weekend work are required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Outreach to African-American pregnant and postpartum women and caregivers of Black infants for recruitment into the program.
2. Outreach to healthcare providers, social service agencies, and community-based organizations to provide program information.
3. Co-facilitate and lead prenatal, postpartum and parenting groups.
4. Provide child watch services while clients are participating in program activities.
5. Assist in the procurement, preparation, and record keeping of nutrition education and demonstration supplies and client participation incentives.
6. Assist in the logistical coordination for social support meetings, parenting sessions, Afrocentric Parenting conference and other support center activities.
7. Make home visits to assist clients with preparation for infant care and provide health education, referrals, and social support.
8. Prepare and submit weekly and monthly program reports.
9. Participate in staff meetings, community meetings, support center activities, and other outreach and awareness events as assigned.
10. Make follow-up phone calls to clients and providers; prepare mass mailings, and other clerical support duties as assigned.
11. Provide comprehensive case management services to clients including: intake, assessments, goal setting, individual case plan development, advocacy and referrals.
12. Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients and documentation into agency database in a timely manner.
13. Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
14. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
· Experience working with African American women and families
· Knowledge of community resources and San Francisco neighborhoods
· Good documentation skills
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport with clients
· Ability to follow directions, work efficiently and independently
· Personal qualities include- professional work ethic, highly focused, task-oriented, nonjudgmental, clear sense of personal/professional boundaries
· Ability to work in a variety of settings with African American families/communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
· Two years experience in a social service setting or a non-profit community agency
· Knowledge of health education; social work; infant/child development or other related fields.
· General knowledge of office equipment operation and usage.
· Available to work flexible hours
· H.S. Diploma with 2-5 years community outreach experience

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Case/heath worker experience
· Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Women’s Health, Health Education, African American studies or related field
· Experience co-facilitating or leading groups
· Strong personal commitment to improving the health of the African American community
· Clean DMV, ability to legally operate a motor vehicle, if using own transportation must furnish valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Interested individuals must submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Jenee Johnson, 30 Van Ness, Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94102 or email info@blackinfanthealthsf.org or Fax (415) 575-5799. Send ASAP, closing date Friday May 3rd, 2013, no calls. Official duties begin June 1st.

Polaris Research & Development is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 
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