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Assistant Director

Company: GPAC
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 13, 2023

Job Description:

Here at gpac we are working with a wonderful nonprofit organization that is looking for a new Assistant DirectorThis is a fully on-site positionReports to: Program DirectorRESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing crisis intervention to clients facing medical and mental health crises, including assessment and writing LPS 5150 holds.
  • Providing clinical support high acuity clients for both Center and field-based outreach staff.
  • Developing clinical and administrative training for all staff that adheres to Harm Reduction and Trauma Informed Care principals.
  • Meeting directly with program clients to evaluate clinical needs and provide consultation to direct service staff.
  • Maintaining positive, ongoing and collaborative relationships with other departments as well as outside agencies, including: the Department of Health Services (DHS), LAPD, Department of Mental Health (DMH), and LAHSA outreach teams.
  • Liaison for medical and psychiatric teams provided with subcontracted providers. Scheduling and staff support for high acuity medical/psychiatric needs.
  • Compiling statistics monthly and other reporting information as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned. -QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
    • Licensed clinician: LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or ability to obtain this within 3 months.
    • LPS designation, or ability to obtain.
      • Minimum of one (1) year experience in management of direct service staff.
      • Minimum of two (2) years' experience working with homeless individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders.
      • Experience in training staff to deliver low-barrier and harm reduction based services.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Valid CA Driver's License, reliable automobile, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record. -Benefits Package includes: Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Retirement Planning (403b), Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Sick Days, Employee Assistance Plans (EAP), TELUS Health, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Basic Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Short- and Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Pet Insurance, Discounts on Hotels, Theme Parks, Concerts, Movies, Restaurants & More, Corporate DiscountsResumes can be emailed confidentially to ; Questions reach out to Kyle 605 705 3129All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Pasadena , Assistant Director, Executive , Pasadena, California

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