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To provide each client with positive, professional and quality service; always promoting respect dignity and fairness to each client; while making appropriate referrals which will assist clients in reaching their maximum level of independence.
Quality programming, organized staffing, effective client treatment, cooperative working relationship within and outside the agency
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assumed over-all management of outpatient services which includes:
A strong commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army and an appreciation of faith-based service organizations.
An excellent attention to detail, procedures, processes and policies.
A demonstrated ability to manage projects, priorities and programs in a constantly changing environment.
Excellent supervisor skills (i.e., team building and coaching skills, with the ability to lead, encourage and train staff).
Proficient in communicating accurately and effectively in both verbal and written correspondence, predominately English.
Must be knowledgeable and able to utilize group dynamics.
Flexible to adapt to schedules and work load to meet the needs and demands of the program.
A communication and management style that exhibits the principles and values of the Army as well as fosters team relationships and effectively communicates information.
A flexible style that also displays a willingness to learn.
Able to work as a team member as well as individually.
Must be familiar with DHS regulations (2060 & 2090), DMS-V, and ASAM placement criteria.
Must have clinical experience in substance abuse and co-occurring disorders and familiar with the managed care environment.
Have an understanding of the effects drugs and alcohol in the individual, family and society.
Have an understanding of treatment strategies that are acceptable to clients and are based on evidence based practices.
Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license and willingness to use personal vehicle in course of employment.
“Hands on” knowledge of how to effectively work with diversity in the workplace.
The backgrounds of the clients served by The Harbor Light Program can manifest a variety of inappropriate behaviors. When this occurs, employees are to respond within the context of the treatment environment of the site. Employee conduct (actions, dress, etc.) and interactions (conversations, written communications, etc.) with clients must also be within the treatment environment of the facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light physical work, must be able to walk up two flights of stairs and lift up to 25lbs.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and PC.
The work environment for this position includes an office environment with a low to high noise level.
It is possible the person may have to use defensive techniques with aggressive clients. Must be able to work with clients that have poor social skills, suffer from mental illness, and have substance abuse problems.