Bilingual Case Manager - Mental Health Division
- 204 Hampton Drive, Venice, CA, United States
Since 1976, St. Joseph Center has been meeting the needs of low-income and homeless individuals and families in Venice, Santa Monica, Mar Vista, and surrounding communities. The Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization that assists people without regard for religious affiliation or lack thereof through comprehensive case management and integrated social service programs. The Center enjoys broad-based community support as well as a sponsored relationship with its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. St. Joseph Center serves approximately 6,000 individuals annually.
Brief Description of Principal Activities
Multifaceted intervention, prevention, and education services are carried out at four sites on the Westside of Los Angeles. St. Joseph Center’s integrated programs provide clients with concentrated and coordinated access to services according to the nature of their needs.
The Case Manager serves as a team member with several social service professional and paraprofessional staff ensuring the delivery of quality care in accordance to the rules and regulations established by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health for contracted agencies as well as adhering to the mission of St. Joseph Center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Case Manager’s key areas of responsibility include:
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Provide targeted outreach, engagement, and education activities to Latino individuals and families in order to increase awareness regarding overall mental health and health issues.
- Perform routine case management activities while working with other program staff providing services to clients.
- Help prospective clients gain access to needed community resources and support.
- Assist in establishing for services as defined by agency and funding sources.
- In conjunction with other staff, coordinate activities, recruit participants, arrange event logistics, and provide staff support.
- Facilitate therapeutic groups, including working alongside with other staff to develop and implement curriculums
- Participate in regular Latino ISM team meetings.
- Document all advocacy and case management activities as required by agency and/or funders.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are designed to provide typical examples of the work performed; not all duties and responsibilities assigned are included here, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty and responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Fluency in Spanish/English language required. Interest in immigration issues and/or family systems is a plus.
- Must be highly motivated and a self-starter. The ability to communicate with and relate to a diverse group of people including clients, community, and other staff. Must have excellent administrative and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise professional and para-professional staff while handling multiple tasks and relating to diverse groups.
- Experience providing mental health and substance use services in a community setting with homeless or at risk population, experience in Hispanic culture is preferred.
- Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services or a related field.
- This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and widely supported internet browsers.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
- Valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
- Valid automobile liability insurance.
Employment with St. Joseph Center is contingent on completion of satisfactory background check.
For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume. St. Joseph Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. All applicants for employment are invited to voluntarily self-identify their gender, race, ethnicity, and veteran status, by completing the EEO Information. Providing your EEO Information is voluntary and refusal to self-identify will not subject applicants to any adverse treatment. Similarly, applicants who do self-identify will not be subject to any adverse treatment based on the information they provide.
St. Joseph center invites you to review the current "EEO is The Law" poster as part of the application process. A link to the current poster is located here.