Director of Social Services

  • Direct Hire
  • Full Time
  • Oakland
  • $135k - $145k USD / Year

The Director of Social Services is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Support Independent Program, (SIL), Alameda Alliance, Drug Court, and CalWORKs!.

Qualifications:• Licensed LCSW, MFT, LPCC or Ph.D. with a minimum of five years’ post licensure experience.• Minimum five years’ post licensure experience in substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, or related social services experience, including a minimum of three years supervisory experience working in a community mental health or dual diagnosis program.• Must demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as a member of the Agency’s Management Team with reporting responsibilities on an as needed basis with the Executive Team.• Must effectively and efficiently time manage by being highly organized, able to prioritize, plan, delegate and communicate consistently.• Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule in accordance with program and management needs.• Strong written and oral skills to meet Agency expectations of high quality in the areas of service delivery, program structure and employee relations.• Consistent review and modification of program development including policies, procedures and action plans in order to meet and/or exceed requirements outlined in Exhibit A, audits or accreditation as it pertains to Medi-Cal, CARF, and Agency requirements.• Must have valid California Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable by the Agency’s insurance company and is required to utilize one’s personal or Agency automobile to transport clients.

Essential Functions/Skills:• Provides clinical consultation services to management and staff to optimize client and program functioning• Familiarize with the Agency E.H.R. system, and implement templates across all program areas that meet Agency and accreditation requirements• Nurture an environment where staffing can reduce paper use to become paper-free with the utilization of the E.H.R.• Verify consistency, accuracy, thoroughness and timeliness in all direct service billing functions.• Liaise with the Director of Healthcare Services and prescribing providers in case consultation/collaboration and administrative or operation needs for the programs.• Prepares budgetary recommendations that meet program goals and provide for effective management of Agency resources.

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