Description

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 DOE
Job Description: Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention.

Clinical services are offered to all clients of Peace House. Those services are individual and group therapy, mental health assessments, crisis counseling, and referrals to qualified mental health clinicians in the community. The Director of Clinical Services will provide clinical services to clients, supervise and coordinate all Peace House clinicians, and will work in collaboration with the Shelter, Outreach and the Director of Program Operations to ensure that all Peace House clients have access to individual and group therapy.

The Director of Clinical Services will report directly to the Director of Program Operations and will serve as an active member within Peace House.

1. Staff Supervision
• Supervise five clinical staff and any other staff deemed relevant
• Ensure clinical staff and volunteers meet all licensing and training requirements.
• Provide direction, support, and guidance regarding clinical service programs and performance expectations to all residential staff and volunteers; troubleshoot issues as necessary to ensure consistent quality of service to clients.
• Oversee the hiring of all clinical program staff with the Director of Program Operations; develop strategic staffing plans to achieve service goals.
• Conduct personnel reviews for all clinical program staff; work with managers and staff to develop performance goals; monitor/evaluate job performance on a regular basis.
• Participate in regularly-scheduled collaborative meetings to oversee training and discussion of client cases.
• Conduct as needed clinical staff meetings; participate in Peace House full-staff meetings, as requested by Director of Program Operations.
• Continue to enhance the training for all clinical staff including but not limited to: developing operating policies and procedures for the outpatient program, developing a lucrative on-boarding for new clinical staff members

2. Contract Compliance/Grants Administration
• Ensure that all clinical services comply with Peace House, State, DCFS and NASW ethics; review compliance on an on-going basis; communicate compliance standards to staff.
• Work with program staff to review service outcomes, measurement methods, data gathering and reporting, program evaluations, and report preparation.
• Assist Development in grant writing process for all grants pertaining to funding for clinical services.
• Monitor quality assurance of data entry of electronic information.

3. Clinical Program Management
• Responsible for developing, reviewing, maintaining, and communicating all clinical program policies and procedures; oversee on-going clinical program enhancement; create program teams as necessary to fulfill program goals.
• Ensure regular review of clinical client files; ensure that guidance and feedback is provided to clinical staff.
• Provide regularly-scheduled status reports to Director of Program Operations, as directed.
• Provide clinical program updates to the Board of Directors, as requested by Executive Director.
• Delegate items of quality assurance to clinical team.

4. Standards for Clinical Practice
• Ensure program compliance with the NASW Code of Ethics.
• Provide individual and group therapy to clients as needed. Carry a caseload of approximately 10 clients.
• Practice evidence based interventions and clinical techniques and participate in continuing education to stay abreast of current and new practices
• Utilize trauma-informed approaches whenever possible
• Maintain confidential client records in compliance with state and federal guidelines and in accordance with contractual obligations with DHS and DCFS
• Develop an understanding of the service providers commonly sourced by victims of domestic violence, particularly mental health agencies that may serve as referrals
• Promote high ethical and professional standards in all relationships and activities.
• Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with agency staff, other key agencies, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the agency’s work.

5. Financial Management
• Assist the Director of Program Operations to develop a budget for clinical services.
• Monitor program budget to ensure that spending guidelines are met; assist in identifying and applying for resources and funds for program expansion.
• Notify/coordinate with Director of Program Operations regarding program needs and expenses.
• Oversee the tracking of expenses associated with specific grants, contracts, or other funding.

6. Community Resource Development
• Develop strategic plan for establishing network of community resources; build and maintain partnerships with allied agencies, collaborative service providers, and victim response teams.
• Participate in opportunities for community education/awareness programs, as requested by Director of Program Operations.
• Represent Peace House on the state and local level, as directed by Director of Program Operations.

7. Professional Development
• Attend training sessions for professional development in coordination with the Executive Director.
• Update and maintain a job procedure manual for this position.
• Develop and maintain job descriptions for all clinical program staff and volunteers.
• Coordinate and provide monthly in-service trainings for all clinical staff.

8. Participation in Management Team
• Serve as Clinical Program representative for Peace House Management Team meetings; provide input for strategic planning, program development/enhancement, problem-solving, decision-making, task assignment/clarification, program coordination, and trouble-shooting.
• Collaborate with/provide timely updates to other program leaders, as necessary, to ensure all Peace House service programs are aligned appropriately to support the needs of clinical clients and their children.

9. Staff Collaboration: All therapists will collaborate with the following staff to ensure continuity of care, facilitate improved client outcomes and strive toward agency excellence. The Director of Clinical Services will encourage, facilitate, and support those collaborations.
• Shelter Director and Director of Program Operations- to implement evidence-informed practices and trauma informed care within Peace House programs.
• Case Managers/ Outreach Coordinator - to understand and work toward client objectives, identify barriers and strengths, and optimize the client time in shelter.
• Child Advocate - to understand client parenting issues/concerns.
• Shelter/Outreach Advocates - to provide support in their client services.
• The Therapist may be asked to supervise other program staff for a Social Service Worker (SSW) license and will be encouraged to do so with Director of Program Operations approval.
• Therapist participation in weekly staffing meetings is required.

Other duties as assigned by Director of Program Operations.

Qualifications
• MSW degree and current LCSW license in the state of Utah.
• Prefer candidate with approval from the Utah Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for counseling staff seeking licensure.
• Experience and competency in using evidence-based interventions and clinical techniques.
• Prefer candidate with experience working in a victim services agency.
• Prefer candidate that has experience delivering services within a trauma-informed setting or relatable/transferable clinical experience; experience training/implementing trauma informed care within a team setting is a plus.
• Ability to facilitate groups.
• Collaborative team player.
• Computer literacy and ability to utilize or learn a database.
• Able to pass a background check as required for state licensing.
• Must be willing to obtain current First Aid and CPR after hire.
• Passionate about making a real and lasting change for the better for each adult and child.
• Creative, enthusiastic and flexible—open to change and learning.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
Occasional lifting, toting and hauling of supplies 20 pounds and less.
Closing Date
Open until filled

Peace House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Peace House considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Location: Park City
Status: open

Information

How to Apply: Interested candidates please submit BOTH a resume and cover letter to Melissa@peacehouse.org
Closing Date: until filled
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