Personal Services Coordinator III / Mental Health (Los Banos / Merced)
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**This position will be based in Los Banos**Turning Point Community Programs provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for assisting clients in meeting their expressed goals while living in the community. Additional support in areas of medication management, housing, counseling and advocacy will be provided as needed. In the absence of the Team Leader, provides leadership and direction for clients as assigned. Assists assigned clients to identify and progress toward achievement of their chosen goals. Advocates for clients in all areas of treatment and helps them apply for and receive services. Empowers clients in meeting their goals. Advocates for and assists clients and their families in accessing and receiving mental health treatment, medical care, housing, food and clothing as indicated. Develops individual service plans for each client. Meets regularly with clients at Turning Point sites or in the field, at job sites, homes, board and care facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other appropriate sites. Consults with or meets regularly with the client's family, care provider or other significant persons with client's consent. Coaches clients in developing age-appropriate social skills, money management, personal hygiene, and job readiness. Assists in establishing client's eligibility for Medi-Cal or other benefits and advocates for continuation of benefits when appropriate. Develop financial management plans for clients who receive Representative Payee Services and authorize appropriate expenditures. Represents the Sacramento County Public Guardian's offices as a Deputy Public Conservator for those clients under conservatorship. This may include complex medical surrogacy tasks. Interacts productively within the team in order to provide holistic case management services to an identified group of clients. Provides "on-the-spot" counseling that is both helpful to the clients and consistent with the philosophy of the program. Attends to the safety, health, and well being of clients. Completes paperwork as assigned in a timely manner. Provides after hours, "on-call" coverage to program clients. Provides support to other staff members as needed. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology, related field or license eligible. Four (4) years varied experience as a consumer of mental health services or as a provider of mental health services is desired. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education (AA degree plus 6 years experience). OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Valid California driver's license, current vehicle insurance and driving record acceptable to Turning Point's vehicle insurance company and the Vehicle Driving and Maintenance Policy. Possesses and maintains a safe and reliable form of vehicular transportation excluding motorcycles. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:Please apply online at http://www.tpcp.org/employment EOE M/F/D/V Location: Los Banos / Merced Compensation: - This is at a non-profit organization.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.