This position performs a variety of para-professional and responsible complex duties in the provision of mental health services to eligible individuals, families and groups, and performs other related duties as assigned. This position is a regular full-time position and is scheduled for forty (40) hours per week, including some nights and weekends.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will be able to handle the more difficult assignments, cases, or projects, and take lead responsibility of overseeing the Transition Age Youth (TAY) Drop-In and Wellness Center with programs, management of the building, outreach efforts to community and partner agencies, and supervises TAY Peer Mentor consumer staff. At this level, the position may also function in a supervisory capacity over HHSA Case Managers I/II.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
• Plans, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of employees performing journey level case management; selects, trains, evaluates, and disciplines subordinate staff.
• Maintain close and cooperative relationships with community agencies, other public agencies, care homes and hospitals, in carrying out treatment plans; provide information to other County departments and agencies as appropriate.
• Attend all applicable Management and Planning (MAP) Meetings and Multi- Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings.
• Coordinate services with individuals. Coordinate activities with other departments, medical providers, schools and/or other outreach agencies to ensure that the needs of clients are met.
• Provide leadership in the creation, coordination, and implementation of health education programs throughout the community.
• Review and consult with other clinical staff about case management treatment plan for clients to assure that appropriate care is provided.
• Participates in promoting department programs and opportunities within the community.
ARE WE A MATCH? • You are able to provide effective leadership, coordination, and training as assigned. • You have knowledge of social, psychological, environmental, and physical aspects of mental and emotional disturbances, disorder, and impacts on clients. • You are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. • You have knowledge of crisis intervention procedures. • You are able to maintain confidentiality as appropriate. • You have knowledge of community social service agencies, other organizations, and their functions.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of responsible experience in the provision of mental health case management services, psychiatric social services, public health education services, counseling, nutrition counseling or substance abuse counseling. OR One (1) year of full-time experience performing duties comparable to an HHSA Case Manager II.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a license as psychiatric technician is desirable. Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION To apply for this job opportunity, please submit a completed County of Glenn employment application packet online at calopps.org or to the Personnel Department: 525 W. Sycamore Street, Willows, CA 95988 by 5:00 P.M., Friday, September 29th, 2021. Application packets must include the following • A Glenn County Employment Application • Résumé • Transcripts and/or Certificates • Cover LetterMinimum Education and Experience