Thriving families. Brighter futures.

Life Skills Specialist

Shift Available:

Wed-Sat 1-10, flex Tues 1pm-9pm

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing therapeutic rehabilitation services to client placed in STRTP to ensure comprehensive client care. Ensure documentation adheres to DMH standards. Participate in an interdisciplinary team to provide a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for clients.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide individual and group therapeutic rehabilitation for designated caseload of clients.
  • Coordinate linkage to appropriate intra-agency and community resources.
  • Participate in Child and Family Team Meetings
  • Collaborate with treatment team to ensure quality client care.
  • Conduct visits to schools and/or other service providers in order to help client achieve their service plan goals.
  • Manage community and family crises involving children and parents if applicable.
  • Document client services in accordance with DMH standards.
  • Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
  • Interface with Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Mental Health, court systems, schools, law enforcement, health care providers and other community liaisons.
  • Ensure active participation in administrative and clinical supervision and meetings.
  • Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
  • Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking initiative, and interacting in a professional manner within assigned role and adhering to agency guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required plus 4 years of relevant work experience or an Associate’s degree with 6 years of relevant work experience required..
  • Experience in In-Home Services or work with children, adolescents, and their families preferred.
  • Strong clinical skills in individual and group therapeutic rehabilitation.
  • Good oral, written, and organizational skills
  • Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer First Aid/CPR and operate an agency motor vehicle.
  • Requires possession of reliable automobile and a valid California Driver’s License as well as a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Must maintain and provide proof of automotive liability insurance coverage.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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