Assistant Team Leader
Posted December 18, 2019
Position Summary: The Assistant Team Leader (ATL) is a member of the non-fidelity Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team who provides flexible, community based services that are designed to promote the stability, recovery and community integration of formerly homeless individuals who have a mental illness and may abuse substances. The Assistant Team Leader, in collaboration with the team, coordinates and provides services for all clients on the team in a compassionate and responsible manner. The ATL is required to assume leadership and fulfill all functions and responsibilities of the Team Leader in his/her absence.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide 24/7 on call backup for Team Leader.
• Assume regulatory and fiscal reporting requirements in Team Leaders absence.
• Perform responsibilities to support ACT team members as assigned by Team Leader.
• Collaborate with client in the formulation of a Comprehensive Service Plan that is reviewed and modified, in collaboration with the client on a regular basis.
• Provide individually tailored outreach, case management, counseling, advocacy, and other needed services to clients in any environment including: the streets, shelters, prisons, hospitals, apartments, office, etc.
• Maintain written and computerized records, compile reports and complete other program documentation (e.g., progress notes, incident reports, on-call logs, letters, psychosocial assessments).
• Organize and participate in social activities with clients in the community.
• Coordinate and monitor referrals to community services and advocate client participation.
• Lead groups, workshops, and in-services on relevant topics; e.g. substance abuse, safe sex, domestic violence.
• Participate in on-call rotation.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Education, Experience and Skills:
• Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations.
• Bachelor’s required or Master’s in Social Work preferred or Master’s in another clinical mental health discipline, such as: psychology, counseling, clinical social work, psychiatric nursing, or marriage and family therapy accepted. LCSW or actively working towards LCSW preferred.
• Five (5) years’ experience working in a related field.
• Responsible, organized and efficient.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills, as well as computer literacy.
• Supervisory experience preferred with Master’s degree or 2 years supervisory experience required with Bachelor’s degree.
• Ability to work with diverse populations including clients and staff in critical and emergency situations.
• Sensitive to cultural, economic, gender, and sexual orientation differences
• Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Team employees as assigned.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Community environment. Constant interaction with agency clientele. Considerable walking and standing.
The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.
How to Apply:
To apply, send an email with cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position in your email's subject line.