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at Neighborhood House Association

Pay: $23/hour
Posted: 10/7/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: AB5D87EB16B95C91C573C4C376FF922A
Keywords: health

Job Description

Neighborhood House Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
Vacation 401K Retirement Plan Account (FSA)
Sick Leave Medical Life & Disability Insurance
Two (2) personal days Dental Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products
Four (4) days annual bereavement Flexible Spending Account Social Security
**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week**

All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.

Req. No.:RFP-
Starting Pay Range:$23.00-$23.00
Status/Hours:FT Non-Exempt
Location:Project Enable Clinic
Dept./Program:Project Enable

Basic Job Assignment:

Location: Project Enable Clinic, 286 Euclid Avenue Suite 102, San Diego, CA 92114

Under the supervision of the Project Enable Care Coordination Manager, provides clinical care coordination, rehabilitation and recovery services primarily for adult clients, ages 18 to older adults with severe mental illnesses on an outpatient basis, including adults with a co-occurring disorder; and performs related work as required. A typical caseload per full-time staff is 80 cases.

Note: This position is 32 hours per week

Employment Requirements:

Knowledge of:

  • Clinical assessment of clients with severe mental illness, counseling theory, and clinical care coordination principles and best practices;

  • Cultural and socio-economic issues relevant to providing appropriate rehabilitation and recovery services to special population groups, including Latino, African-American, and LGBT communities;

  • Human behavior and the social environment;

  • Human behavior across the life span, specifically developmental issues of the target population;

  • Bio-psychosocial rehabilitation (BPSR) guidelines and principles of care;

  • Brief solution-focused and recovery approaches and modalities;

  • Legal and ethical issues pertaining to delivery of professional services;

  • Local community and mental health resources available to assist the serious mentally ill;

  • Group dynamic theories and facilitation methods;

  • Diagnostic categories (DSM V);

  • Current trends and issues in the field of behavioral health care.

    Ability to:
  • Assess and effect appropriate treatment plans for adult clients with severe mental illness;

  • Interview for the purpose of acquiring diagnostic information and developing treatment plans;

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;

  • Maintain detailed client documentation using electronic health records;

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Cerner is preferred;

  • Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with a variety of people with mental illnesses;

  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility;

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, family members, other professional staff and the public;

  • Comprehend and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures relative to the provision of mental health specialty services;

  • Operate a computer using word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications, and operate other standard office equipment.


Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; or is license waivered by the State of California, or eligible to register with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners preferred. Valid Class C California driver’s license and current California automobile insurance; bilingual - (Spanish/ English) preferred; and experience working with Latino and African-American population highly desirable. TB test required upon hire and must be maintained every four years.


Experience and Training:

The completion of a Master’s Degree program in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited university with graduate-level internship experience with severely mentally ill adult clients or 1-2 years post master’s experience working with severely mentally ill adult clients, including those with a co-occurring disorder.

Example of Major Functions:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Provides ongoing multi-disciplinary care coordination, behavioral health assessments; individual and group counseling, case management, and rehabilitative support services to TAY and adult clients;

  • Works with adult clients to develop service plans, specifying goals and objectives, types of services, and therapeutic interventions;

  • Performs crisis intervention as needed;

  • Assesses and identifies clients’ needs for supportive services on an ongoing basis, acts as a resource, performing case management services by assisting in obtaining, and/or makes appropriate referrals for necessary or requested services (e.g., housing, vocational, employment, food, etc.);

  • Leads specialized psychotherapy and skills development groups;

  • Collaborates with other service team members on client concerns;

  • Attends, participates in and provides information about assigned clients in service review and care coordination meetings and consultations;

  • Requests assistance and guidance from management and professional staff when necessary to address client issues and problems; establishes and maintains contact with community resources to ensure continuity of care (e.g., case managers, conservators);

  • Creates detailed documentation of client progress using an electronic health record system, and performs various other administrative functions associated with the program;

  • Maintains client charts and care coordination databases;

  • Updates assigned clients’ progress notes;

  • Maintains daily log of clients seen;

  • Writes necessary communication (e.g., letters for court appearances);

  • Completes pre-assessments, intake assessments, updated assessments, and other necessary paperwork, including service plans, updates, and chart reviews;

  • Enters necessary data and information in the appropriate files and systems;

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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