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
  • 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
  • Cell phone allowance for applicable positions
  • Opportunity to ear BBS CEUs
  • Employee Assistance Program

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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:  

  • Provide coordination of clinical & community service delivery activities for outpatient/community and school based services
  • Oversee and provide clinical supervision to one or more individuals within the program to ensure standards are met with the BBS in accordance with registered interns and associate clinical social workers
  • Maintain and monitor program productivity records and generate periodic reports regarding program activity
  • Coordinate with the FFA Intake Coordinator to process client intake and placement for all children to be placed in the regional office service area;
  • Manage the certification and decertification process for all foster families
  • Coordinate response with the Director for special incidents involving allegations of foster family abuse;
  • Assure area office operation consistent with FFA standards, Community Care Licensing guidelines and Title 22 regulations
  • Interact with the community at large and with specific allied agencies, other programs, and funding sources that facilitates and enhances the operation of the program
  • Knowledgeable of the acts in accordance with all prevailing governmental laws and regulations regarding the provision of mental health services, including confidentiality and limits thereof, the reporting of child abuse/neglect, law and ethics
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new initiatives of the organization
  • Attend and participate in Family Resource Center meetings, including staff, in-service, supervisory training seminars and COA related committees and task force groups as needed
  • Responsible for the budgeting of the program including salaries, expenditures, and future projected needs
  • Is available for and participates in all appropriate on-call rosters and crisis   calls/walk ins including evening and weekend hours
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

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

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATES

  • Doctoral or Master’s degree in a mental health field from a nationally recognized accredited school or program offering mental health service delivery or related health care field, plus two years of experience in an appropriate and relevant setting
  • Licensed for 2 years required (if licensed in another state, must meet the prevailing requirements for licensure in California)
  • Familiarity with coordinated services and rehabilitative mental health services in California highly desirable
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides’ insurance carrier

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer