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Clinical Supervisor Safe Haven Avalon

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

VOALA

Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories

Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities.  VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Safe Haven – Avalon

VOALA's Safe Haven program provides transitional housing to Veterans experiencing homelessness. VOALA’s approach in our Safe Haven programs is to provide intensive case management using Housing First, Harm Reduction and Motivational Interviewing methodologies. We provide wraparound supportive services which include permanent housing placement, life skills training, personal finance, nutritional guidance, job training and placement through HVRP, and peer support meetings.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

  • Supervises the designated licensed and/or registered therapists, case workers and other clinical staff
    • Implements and communicates clinical employee performance standards in accordance with the organization policy and procedures and DMC-ODS Waiver, Title XXII and CARF standards
    • Ensures that the program approach is trauma-informed and strength-based by monitoring and participating in activities and by maintaining emotional and physical safety of the staff and clients.
  • Meets regularly with multi-disciplinary case management team to review services provided to clients, ensuring the quality of care and adherence to VOALA procedures and State policy and regulations
  • Reviews case records for accuracy, consistency, and conformity with laws, regulations and policies and for quality of clinical case management and application of proper clinical case management techniques
  • Create and work within a team environment to ensure all Program staff are knowledgeable and familiar with contract expectations, case management and supervisorial expectations and ensure all staff are delivering high quality care
  • Conducts unit staff meetings to interpret and discuss new policies, procedures and regulations, and to discuss need for improvement of clinical case management techniques
  • Participates in and conducts in-service training programs and staff development activities
  • Provide quality assurance of documentation and ensuring that case managers’ monthly contacts assist the agency with meeting its billing goals
  • Co-sign all notes of non-clinical/non licensed employees within the relevant database system or other internal noting system
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by the Program Manager

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

EDUCATION:

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, or counseling from fully-accredited college or university.
  • Licensed with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years of complex clinical experience in program(s) serving homelessness, addictions, under-served populations or prison re-entry/diversion
  • Proven leadership qualities.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Strong knowledge of case management ethics, HIPAA, Programmatic standards of operation and clinical engagement, clinical documentation methods, client focused ideology.
  • Knowledge of psychosocial treatment modalities, especially cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy skills training (DBT), motivational interviewing (MI), relapse prevention (RP), Seeking Safety
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to work with issues related to homelessness, aging in place, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Strong Microsoft operating system navigation, including Outlook, Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; familiar with Database entry and use.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Mastery of case management skills in social services delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with un-cooperative clients.
  • Strong Communication Skills in oral and written English language.
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Client- focused, Proven leadership qualities: Dependable, collaborative, prompt, positive mindset, flexible, organized, comfortable with conflict resolution/mediation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Supervisory experience in re-entry services or related social services field.
  • Experienced providing services to those who are recovering or dually-diagnosed

VOALA BENEFITS SUMMARY:

  • Choice of 3 medical insurance plans
  • Choice of 2 dental insurance plans (one plan for employee only; has no premium)
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Voluntary Supplemental Coverage
  • Accidental Injury Coverage
  • Hospital Care Coverage
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Company funded 401a retirement pension plan
  • Optional employee contribution to 403b retirement savings plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Programs to maintain your health and well-being
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) – (No cost to employee and 100% confidential)
  • Company funded Short-term Disability Insurance (STDI) Insurance
  • Company funded Long-term Disability Insurance (LTD)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify as required by the federal government and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.