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Family Advocate (THPP-NMD)

St Anne's

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 8, 2022.

Hours: Mon-Thurs 1pm-10pm, flex Fri 11am-7pmJOB SUMMARY:Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Supportive Housing Programs, Family Advocates are responsible for providing coordinated Case Management and Supportive Services for pregnant and parenting non-minor dependents.

The Family Advocate will deliver services on-site to program participants housed in our Transitional Housing Placement Program for Non
– Minor Dependents (THPP-NMD).

The Family Advocate will also help link program participants to services that include but are not limited to life skills workshops, money management, educational attainment, access to health services, counseling, job training, and placement opportunities.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:* Develop a self-sufficiency/case plan with each program participant that describes objectives, action steps, timeframes, and supportive services necessary to achieve the objectives.* Assist program participants with the implementation of the self-sufficiency/case plan and discharge plan by meeting formally once a week with each program participant in their home and informally as often as necessary.* Continuously assess residents to identify changing needs and modify their self-sufficiency/case plan and staff interventions as necessary.* Appropriately document the program participant’s activities and program participation in the weekly home visits forms.* Complete Quarterly Reports and related documents and collaborate with County Social Workers in assessing program participants’ needs and in the development of their Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP)* Research mainstream/supportive services and facilitate each program participant’s engagement in appropriate services according to their self-sufficiency plan.* Provide crisis intervention to program participants and develop safety plans to assist program participants with making safe choices.* Support clients as they navigate the housing stability process including, support with obtaining needed documents for establishing eligibility, housing search and landlord engagement, referrals to community resources that match client goals, increase in income through employment and benefits.

This includes utilizing the Clarity system to engage with other programs for additional housing opportunities.* Utilize a trauma-informed/harm reduction/housing first and solution-oriented model when working with clients.* Respond to urgent requests for assistance from clients or the property manager as needed.* Complete all forms/reports required for Supportive Housing Programs and submit by the established deadlines.* Routinely conduct apartment checks, common area checks, and complete work orders to maintain apartment and facility safety.* Provide crisis intervention to residents and develop safety plans to assist residents with making safe choices.* Conduct Program Informational/Orientations for program applicants as needed.* Orient new intakes to the program, including completing documentation.QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science and a minimum of two years of full-time experience working with transition-aged youth, or a Master’s Degree in Behavioral Science or Human Service based on current managing contract guidelines.* Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.* Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer first aid/CPR, and operate an Agency motor vehicle.* St.

Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve.

Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts.

All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.* As providers of social services, St.

Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis.

Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.

As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.HOW TO APPLYInternal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.Standard MailSt.

Anne’s
– Human Resources155 N.

Occidental Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90026Fax: (213) 385-1533Via email: resume@stannes.orgYou 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!