Social Worker

Join our dynamic team and make a difference in people’s lives! LifeSTEPS is hiring a Licensed Care Social Worker for the Los Angeles, CA area! Our Supportive and Health Services Department consists of a team of passionate and dedicated professionals who specialize in providing high level support services to current and formerly homeless individuals, physically and/or mentally disabled individuals, vulnerable seniors and veterans. About the Organization: LifeSTEPS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. The mission of LifeSTEPS is to provide effective educational and supportive services to maximize the strengths of individuals and build resilient communities. Founded in 1996, LifeSTEPS is currently one of the premier social services providers in affordable housing, and is the leading agency and national model of eviction prevention and sustainable housing. LifeSTEPS provides impact to over 90,000 residents residing at over 300 partnered affordable housing communities across the state of California. Our vision is that every person served by LifeSTEPS will be empowered with the skills, resources, and support to maintain stable housing and break the cycle of poverty. Our founders believe that building affordable housing is only the first step. It is also essential to provide meaningful programs that empower people to move forward in their lives. About the Position The Licensed Care Social Worker (LCSW) position will support newly housed, formerly homeless individuals and families. Responsible for providing initial evaluations and coordinating client care with Intensive Case Management Team. Will be responsible for providing Intensive Case Management Services to a small client case load. Core Duties include the following, but not limited to: Promote, coordinate and tailor clinical support services to clients Intensive Case Managers to meet identified needs. Assist Intensive Case Managers individually or in small groups regarding plans for meeting client mental health needs; aid in mobilizing client capacities and environmental resources to improve social and economic functioning. Lead or assist with Crisis Management in clinical support to Intensive Case Managers Meet with individual, high risk clients to evaluate mental health status and potential need for higher level needs and provide therapeutic services to clients as needed to assist in maintaining housing May maintain a case load of 3 to 7 higher risk clients in need of clinical support to maintain housing Review service plans with Intensive Case Managers and suggest client goals to improve and support mental health needs Monitors and coordinates the delivery of mental health services for clients, including assisting Intensive Case Managers in linking with other treatment providers Provide and communicate recommendations to Intensive Case Mangers for interventions Work collaboratively with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines to assess client needs and work with Intensive Case Manager to design effective care planning or service goals or medical treatment plans regarding utilization of additional resources Design and facilitate specialized trainings to assist Intensive Case Managers in growing case management skills with a high-risk population with mental health needs May need to work some evenings and weekends in order to attend events or address situations of crisis. Compensation & Benefits This is a 30 hours per week, non-exempt position, offering a competitive salary range of $40.00-45.00 per hour, depending on skills and experience. We provide an attractive benefits package including paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and an employee assistance program. Education and/or Experience and/or License Certification: Valid and current LCSW or LMSW license Bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work Experience providing clinical supervision in a similar environment A background or experience working with newly housed, formerly homeless individuals and families Ability to makes psychosocial assessments and develop and implement care plans Excellent listening and communication skills Are you ready to make a difference, stand behind and support individuals and families so they achieve their goals and become empowered to move forward in their lives? Apply today!!! Please Note LifeSTEPS values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at LifeSTEPS means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, age or covered veteran status. Please provide us with notice if you will require accommodations during the interview process. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine Required At LifeSTEPS, the health and safety of our staff is our highest priority. All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 – 3 years Salary: $40 – $45 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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