Assistant Managing Director- Homeless Services Project Coordinator (Bilingual English/Spanish)
- 1101 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
With a workforce of over 25,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the sixth largest city in the United States and one of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As an employer, the City of Philadelphia operates through the guiding principles of service, integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. Through these principles, we strive to effectively deliver services, to resolve the challenges facing our city, and to make Philadelphia a place where all of our residents have the opportunity to reach their potential.
The mission of DBHIDS is to improve the health status of Philadelphians in need of behavioral health and/or intellectual disability services. This is accomplished through an emphasis on recovery and resilience-focused behavioral health services, as well as an emphasis on self-determination for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Our goal is to help individuals realize their goals and attain the highest quality of life possible. We work with persons recovering from mental health and/or substance use, individuals with intellectual disabilities, families, and service providers to ensure that high quality services are accessible, effective and appropriate. We are committed to developing a system of care that is data-driven, employs evidence-based practices, promotes cultural competence and eliminates health care disparities.
This position will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination of the Behavioral Health Teams designated by districts, that includes social workers and staff with lived experience, in order to provide greater access to Behavioral Health Support, guidance and linkages to care on a community level.
- Build and maintain a strong functional team through effective recruiting, training, performance management, coaching, and team building.
- Attend all relevant Community meetings
- Oversee the Social Workers and staff with lived experience and ensuring that each are delivering on their anticipated outcomes
- Participate in DBHIDS activities in community to connect with community members and continue to grow an understanding of the needs of the community
- This individual will be responsible for identifying priority issues and raising concerns for the Manager to address.
- Master's Degree in social work, psychology or related field, with license in the State of PA
- Familiarity with Philadelphia Behavioral Health System Community, continuum and levels of care
- At least five years' experience in behavioral healthcare
- Supervisory experience in Behavioral Healthcare
- Fluency in Spanish and English
- Working knowledge of behavioral health and intellectual disabilities population and the provider communities
- Keen awareness of political concerns as they arise and how to best address them on a community-level
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Be creative, analytic, and possess keen problem-solving ability
- Relate to staff at all levels of responsibility
- Relate to Community members
- Present information and findings in a results-driven industry to a variety of audiences
The City provides a comprehensive benefits package including the following:
- Medical, dental, vision, and prescription
- Defined benefit pension plan
- Deferred compensation program
- Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
- Training and career development
- Supportive, challenging, and innovative environment
- The City of Philadelphia is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer
Philadelphia residency is not required at the time of application. Once hired, employees have six months to move into and maintain residency in the City of Philadelphia as a condition of employment.
The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age,disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at (see application details) or send an email to [email protected] phila.gov. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website at: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations