Job Description

Hillsides is dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • 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
  • 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 and generous paid time off policy accruing up to 22 days off annually
  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 or $4,000 for applicable positions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include:

  • Coordinate and Conduct all PRIDE Resource Parent Training for pre and post certification
  • Facilitate Resource Parent Orientation as needed
  • Design and deliver quality, timely and thorough training for resource families with adherence to RFA standards
  • Conduct SAFE Home Studies as needed
  • Facilitate support groups for resource families
  • Work with key identified resources throughout the Company to improve processes and to ensure training is effectively produced, assessed, and reinforced.
  • Design and deliver quality, timely, and thorough clinical training  for clinical staff, including but not limited to HIPAA, child abuse reporting and treatment approaches
  • Oversee tracking of clinical training to meet professional, contractual and regulatory standards across division
  • Oversee tracking of resource parent training to meet annual compliance requirements
  • Research and inform resource families of training in their community
  • Establish and conduct training on quality of care standards, including but not limited to documentation, standards of supervision and legal and ethical considerations
  • Establish and maintain a clinical training library and training manuals
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance and Recruitment Dept. to ensure timely and appropriate documentation of Training's  
  • Responsible for the coordination of clinical training and community events

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,  clinical staff, other employees, county representatives, resource families and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documents
  • Spanish Speaking highly preferred

  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 proficient (expertise in 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:

  Weekends and evening(s) required

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATES

  • Masters degree in social work or marriage/family therapy
  • PRIDE trained preferred
  • Experience with Foster Care preferred
  • License, waiver and/or registration with California Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier

CQI STATEMENT

Every employee has the opportunity and responsibility to participate in one or more activities each year that support the continuous quality improvement (CQI) of Hillsides' programs & services.  Activities might involve membership on a CQI committee or work group, service as a peer reviewer, data collection for CQI and evaluation purposes, completion of CQI questionnaires and surveys or participation in focus groups, or other activities as identified by CQI committees or work groups.

OSHA CATEGORY:

This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer