Assistant Team Leader

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.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Team employees as assigned.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  Community environment.  Constant interaction with agency clientele. Considerable walking and standing.

 

How to Apply: 

To apply, send an email with cover letter and resume to hr@pathwaystohousingpa.org. Please indicate the position in your email's subject line.

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