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Job Location

Lexington, MA

Job Title

Clinical and Community Outreach Manager

Job Description

Plans, coordinates, and administers social work, outreach services, and educational programming and manages a small caseload of clients for the Department of Human Services.

Supervises social work interns and Human Services staff. Shares responsibility for intern recruiting, training, and placement.

Agency | Organization Name

Lexington Human Services Department

Special Requirements

Valid MA driver’s license or the ability to independently move among multiple work sites as needed.

Organization Classification

Community Organization

Job Type:

Full-time

Days & Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Position Benefits

Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Union

Education Requirements

Equivalent to a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, or a related field, and three to five (3-5) years of increasingly responsible experience in human services programs and services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensure required; LCSW or LICSW preferred. Demonstrated experience working with diverse and at-risk populations.

Position Description

Plans, coordinates, and administers social work, outreach services, and educational programming and manages a small caseload of clients for the Department of Human Services.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provides information and referral services, assessments, crisis intervention and short-term case management to youth, families and older adults. Ensures that residents who have been identified as in need of services obtain appropriate services and ensures coordination of those services.

Provides outreach to the community and serves as a resource for mental health referrals and education. Coordinates and administers the human services programs of the Town, including social and financial needs assessments, scholarship programs, fuel assistance, and other subsidy programs.

Coordinates community programs around mental health and DEI initiatives related to social/human services.

Works with local colleges and universities to locate and place interns in human services programs to support and enhance the social services needs of the community.

Maintains contact with a variety of State and Federal agencies and community based human service providers.

Fosters and identifies partnerships with Town departments, including, but not limited to the Police, Fire, Board of Health, and School departments.

Collaborates with the Director of Human Services and the School Department on the work of the mental health task force.

Serves as a member of various Town boards and committees, as assigned

Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned

Qualifications

Equivalent to a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, or a related field, and three to five (3-5) years of increasingly responsible experience in human services programs and services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensure required; LCSW or LICSW preferred.

Demonstrated experience working with diverse and at-risk populations.

Operational characteristics, services, activities, and advanced techniques of a comprehensive community human services program.

Principles and practices of program development and administration, research, program analysis and report preparation, and record keeping.

Management skills to analyze problems, policies, and operational needs.

Techniques associated with effective public speaking.

Modern office procedures, methods, and computer programs and equipment.

English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

General mathematical principles.

Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Salary Range or Hourly Rate

$79,543 – $89,902

Application Deadline

07/01/2024

Application Website / URL

https://www.lexingtonma.gov/311/Current-Job-Openings

 Job Description

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