Director of Social Services - Long Beach, California Job Listing at Telecare Corp in Long Beach, CA (Job ID 218541)

Telecare Corp

Telecare Corp

Location: Long Beach, CA
Application deadline: None
Type: Full time
Career Level: Director
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Description

La Casa Mental Health Rehab Center provides assistance to adults with serious mental illness. La Casa offers evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for individuals who would otherwise be in a state hospital or acute care facility.

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Director of Social Services plans, implements and directs the Social Services Department which provides casework services to clients and their families. Additional responsibilities include: coordination of the admission and discharge processes and maintaining a liaison with local hospitals and agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

-A masters degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or MFCC license from the State of California and a valid California drivers license and insurability are also required.

-Two (2) years of direct service experience with chronically mentally ill clients and two (2) years of supervisory experience with both professional and non‑professional staff in an inpatient or outpatient setting are required.

-Necessary skills include a demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness, the ability to identify symptoms and the severity of illness, and the ability to predict with reasonable accuracy a clients appropriateness and ability to respond to treatment.

-Demonstrated ability to develop and write programs and procedures related to the care of the chronically mentally ill client are essential.

-Criminal background clearance and education verification are required.

EOE M/F/V/D

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