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PAINTED BRAIN LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW)
FLSA: Exempt (Full-time) Supervisor: David Leon, LCSW
Salary: DOE (Competitive)
Under the direction of the Clinical Director, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will oversee the operations of clinical mental health services at an adult residential housing site; coordinate a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals, medical personnel, paraprofessionals, case managers, to provide housing services and mental health services. This individual will also provide supervision for staff providing assessment, case management, counseling and system navigation to adults who have mental health challenges (consumers), have been to jail, and may have been victims of crime. This position will manage and perform professional clinical services in connection with treatment of consumers who are labeled as mentally ill and emotionally disturbed that have been to jail. LCSW may also be required to testify in court related to the mental health symptoms of the consumer and assess and comment upon their competency to stand trial. LCSW will comply with all ethical/legal mandates for reporting, provide psychotherapeutic methods in assessment, implement treatment plans in order to develop a corresponding progress reports for various mental disturbances related to trauma. The LCSW will ensure that all services related to the court order are delivered and must be able to connect the current situation to symptoms of mental illness.
Secondary Functions Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer and/ or Clinical Director. Conduct Painted Brain (PB) art groups and support PB community center, as assigned. Answer phones and route incoming calls; serve as back-up to other Case Managers and Group Leaders in his/her absence.
Minimum Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Verification of Employment Eligibility and Background Clearance. Valid Driver’ s License and auto insurance required. Reliable transportation is required.
Non-Essential Qualifications (optional)- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Supervisory Responsibilities Supervision of Clinical Case Manager and MSW interns in collaboration with Program Director, as necessary.
Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions) There may be possible exposure to highly or moderately aggressive clients.
Physical Requirements Licensed Clinical Social Worker is required for at least 60 to 90 minutes sustained sitting, answering phone calls and receiving clients, and customary talking, walking.
Mental Requirements Licensed Clinical Social Worker must be able to accommodate distractions and interruptions due emergency situations, and exposure to inappropriate behavior and/or languages of others.
Please send resume and a short cover letter to Ninoska Suarez via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. PB will be accepting application until May 2019.
Painted Brain is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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