Job: Facilitator - Residential Based Services

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Job Description

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Supportive work environment

  • Medical insurance  with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan

  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan

  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary

  • Long-term disability 100% employer paid 

  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit    

  • 401 k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule

  • 12 paid holidays per year

  • Generous time off policy accruing up to 22 paid days in a year for new employees

  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 for BA/BS and $4,000 for MA/MS for all applicable positons

  • Cell phone allowance for applicable positions

  • Opportunity to ear BBS CEUs

  • Employee Assistance Program


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize team-building skills to lead regular Child and Family Team meeting
  • Facilitate development and implementation of Plan of Care and individual assignments to be performed by Parent Partner and Child/Family Specialist
  • Provide leadership to the team and coordinate care for family
  • Communicate with CSW or probation officer as needed
  • Participate in development of Safety Plans
  • Ensure involvement of family in development of treatment planning
  • Participate in trainings and meetings as assigned
  • Maintain accurate and complete client records
  • Track and distribute flex fund expenditures according to program guidelines
  • Participate in intake process and acquisition of client/family referrals
  • Able to work flexible hours and non-traditional hours on a regular basis
  • Travel to in-home settings and transport clients using personal vehicle
  • Respond by phone or in person to emergencies as needed
  • Other duties as required

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients,  office personnel, other employees and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documents
  • Ability to speak a language other than English if required based on case load

      Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others – including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program currently in use

  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES& RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •   As needed

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE& CERTIFICATES

  • Bachelors degree in social services related field
  • Minimum four years experience working with at risk children and families
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Valid California driver’s license, driving record  and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides’ insurance carrier

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