In Home Outreach Counselor (IHOC)
Hillsides
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Post Date: Sep 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $21/hr + DOE
Location: US - California - Palmdale
Job Reference: 410/757
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Description
*** For this role, there are opening in Palmdale, East LA, and Pomona ***

WHAT YOU'LL DO :
The essential functions include:

- Carries out mission, vision and values established by the President/CEO and Board of Directors
- Conduct thorough psycho-social assessments using a standardized tool in-home and assess the well being and safety of the children within the home environment
- Identify family strengths and help improve the overall family functioning
- Collaborate with CSW's and family to implement MCPC and an individualized family support case plan
- Meet with the family on a regular basis, as prescribed by the MCPC case plan and assess family and home for child safety and risk issues on an on-going basis
- Coordinate services for families that include other services providers, as needed
- Complete all necessary documentation and evaluations tools according to the project protocol
- Participate in regularly scheduled multidisciplinary case planning conferences with project team
- Provide in-home counseling, parent education, teaching and demonstration, case management, crisis intervention, child focus activities, substitute adult role modeling and supportive services for each participating family
- Advocate, as needed for families and their children to access needed resource
- Promote an abstinent and healthy lifestyle for participating families with a history of substance abuse, domestic violence and/or child neglect/abuse
- Maintain client case files
- Provide weekly case notes, monthly reports and mileage to Program Coordinator by due dates
- Attend community network meetings and other community meetings upon request
- Maintain list of active and current community resources
- Reports to the Program Coordinator and meets on a weekly basis
- Must have the ability to nurture respectful relationship with clients and children, and must be sensitive to the cultural needs of the population served
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments, including client houses and potentially hazardous areas
- Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

- Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Related discipline required;
- Minimum of two years of practical clinical experience or a Bachelor Degree and enrolled in a Master's Program with at least 4 years of field and clinical experience and related educational background; and
- Demonstrated ability to write and speak English/Spanish well, English/Spanish proficiency preferred.

OSHA CATEGORY:
This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notes
BENEFITS :
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
- Medical insurance with a $20 premium per paycheck employee only
- Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only
- Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
- Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit
- 401(k), no wait period to enroll
- 12 paid holidays per year and generous PTO policy accruing up to 22 days off annually
- Bilingual stipend of $2-4,000 for applicable positions



Contact Details
Name: Julian Bozikovic
Address: 815 Colorado Blvd., Suite 300
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90041
Country: United States
Ph: 3236368122
URL: https://hillsides.e3applicants.com/careers/In-Home-Outreach-Counselor-407-584