• Bilingual Youth Partner

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/10/2018 2:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1728
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Care
  • Overview

    The Bilingual Youth Partner provides family-based mental health support, crisis intervention, and case management services to children and families.  The primary role is to provide support to children in order to allow them to learn and practice prosocial behavior, problem solving and coping skills. Youth Partners are members of a treatment team, and provide services almost exclusively in the community: in families’ homes, group homes, foster homes, schools, etc.  Responsibilities include: direct services to children and their families, completion of documentation, participation on multidisciplinary teams, providing strength-based and culturally competent services, resource linkage, and flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

     

    Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide non-judgmental, unconditional support to children and families.
    • Provide counseling and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources.
    • Work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed in client homes, and in the community.
    • Meet weekly with designated clients on a consistent basis to further treatment goals.
    • Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings.
    • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and work in coordination to participate in all functions of the Child and Family Team, including: planning meetings, assisting in designing treatment plans, and other casework duties as needed.
    • Participate in individual/group supervision with the Wraparound Supervisor.
    • Complete accurate and timely documentation and paperwork including, but not limited to, mental health notes, incident reports, time sheets, petty cash, and mileage in a timely manner.
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission.
    • Establish and sustain effective channels of communication with coworkers, clients, and all business affiliates.
    • Maintain a flexible schedule, which includes evenings and possible weekend days.
    • Complete and attend all required trainings

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual in Spanish/English required 
    • Bachelor’s degree in a social service related field
    • 1 year experience in working working with children and their families in a variety of mental health settings preferred
    • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
    • Ability to work as a team player, with diverse population and demonstrates cultural competency.
    • Must be organized, creative, self-motivated, detail oriented and driven by excellence.
    • Possess proficient written and verbal communication skills, including business corresponding knowledge and etiquette.

    Schedule

    • Monday-Friday
    • Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
    • 4 weeks of flexible paid time off
    • Mileage Reimbursement 
    • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

    Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.

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