Under the supervision of the Vice President of Programs, the Lead Clinical Supervisor works with several social service professional and paraprofessional staff ensuring the delivery of quality care in accordance to the rules and regulations established as well as adhering to the mission of St. Joseph Center.
The Lead Clinical Supervisor’s key areas of responsibility include:
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Provide clinical and administrative supervision to staff working toward licensure. Provide ongoing clinical supervision hours for BBS interns.
Oversee service delivery consulting regularly with the Director of Quality Assurance regarding quality control issues to maintain the highest standard of mental health services.
Along with the Director of Quality Assurance, manage program activities to assure timely completion of progress notes, billing documentation, and other case records in both DMH and HMIS databases.
Provide assessment, crisis intervention, mental health and case management services to a small caseload of consumers.
Collect statistics and prepare reports for funders and internal agency use.
Coordinate the development of cooperative relationships with other service providers, police and public safety officers and/or any other community resources.
Participating in other St. Joseph Center community, administrative and fundraising activities as necessary.
Participate in appropriate DMH meetings.
Monitor monthly staff billing and prepare monthly billing reports for DMH and HUD.
Along with the Division Managers, develop, review and revise, as necessary, all administrative policies and procedures in keeping with program requirements.
Along with the Division Managers, create a program budget and monitor spending.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
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.
Post two years licensure as LCSW in the state of California.
Experience with DMH and providing mental health and substance abuse services in a community setting.
Experience in DSM-IVR and harm reduction techniques.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services or a related field.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and widely supported internet browsers.
Ability to collect and analyze data.
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.
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.
Homeless Service Center
Chronic Homeless Initiatives
Bread and Roses Café
Monetary Advisory Program
Veterans Representative Payee Program
First 5 LA Project
Prevention and Education Services
Family Center and Food Pantry
Culinary Training Program
Early Learning Center