Tri-City is actively recruiting for one part-time Clinical Wellness Advocate I/II/III for the Transitional Age Youth/Full Service Partnership (TAY/FSP) Program. The Clinical Wellness Advocate I/II/III position will appeal to individuals with ‘lived experience’ who are passionate about working with young adults with severe behavioral health concerns providing support and advocacy. The Clinical Wellness Advocate I/II/III will report to a Program Supervisor.
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:
- Provide advocacy, guidance, outreach, feedback and support to young adult clients and their families to access and work more efficiently toward recovery;
- Assist clients with basic forms, mentoring and coaching;
- Attend and participate in meetings, attend intakes and other appointment to strengthen and support recovery;
- Perform wellness checks, documentation of outreach and services;
- Ensure that documentation is updated in Electronic Health Record (EHR) regularly and provide case management services;
- May be required to transport client(s) in his/her own vehicle and/or a Tri-City vehicle and other duties as assigned, etc.
Clinical Wellness Advocate I: Equivalent to a high school diploma and lived experience. “Lived experience” is defined as having been involved, either directly or indirectly, with mental health care services and/or the homeless population.
Clinical Wellness Advocate II: Associate’s degree and at least two years of experience as Clinical Wellness Advocate in a Mental Health community setting and/or the homeless population or five plus years working as a Peer Support/Community Worker.
Clinical Wellness Advocate III: Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in a Mental Health community setting and/or the homeless population or seven plus years working as a Peer Support/Community Worker. In addition to Clinical Wellness Advocate II duties will have some leadership role to coordinate and/or oversee other Clinical Wellness Advocate staff.
Must possess experience using Microsoft Word. Experience with Electronic Health Records and bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
LICENSE: Must have & maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and current, valid automobile insurance as field work is required.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered as qualifying. The Department will determine level of hire (CWA I, II or III) at conditional offer of employment. *Candidates may be hired above the minimum salary range depending on qualifications (DOQ).
PART-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
Supplemental Retirement Savings Plan: Enrollment in Lincoln Financial 401a Money Purchase Plan (MPP); Tri-City contributes 7.5%. No Social Security.
Sick Leave: Employees earn 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of worked or 3 days.
Additional Optional Benefits: EAP, Credit Union available through Credit Union of Southern California.
Merit Salary Increases: Annually based on performance, budget availability and supervisor approval.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Tri-City Mental Health Services will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate disabled applicants. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at email@example.com.
Tri-City Human Resources Department may contact candidates via email or phone. Please pay attention to both forms of communication as information regarding application status may be made by email or phone.
Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.
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