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Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Case Manager

Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc.
Hobbs, NM
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The LEAD Case Manager serves as a member of the LEAD Team. Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Case Managers provide peer delivered, intensive case management services to an individual or family member with similar life experience under the supervision of the LEAD Program Manager. The LEAD Case Manager seeks to expand the role from services focused on behavioral health and addictions recovery to include physical health promotion, and disease prevention and intervention activities for individuals and their families who experience mental health and substance abuse challenges. A LEAD Case Manager receives training that is focused specifically on ways to work with law enforcement and clients with issues related to substance abuse. A LEAD Case Manager must complete an Addictions and Mental Health-approved training program and be:

(a) A self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services; or

(b) A self-identified person in recovery from a substance use disorder, who meets the abstinence requirements for recovering staff in alcohol and other drug treatment programs; or

(c) A family member of an individual who is current or former recipient of addictions or mental health services.

The LEAD Case Manager is responsible for documentation of any significant incident and will maintain confidentiality for all information regarding clients, staff, physicians, and GCLC obtained as a result of employment at GCLC. All other duties as assigned by the LEAD Manager and/or Clinical Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 21 years old. High School graduate of General Educational Development (GED) test and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with the target population preferred. Peer Support Worker certification (CPSW) is preferred but not required. Minimum staff training requirements include twenty (20) hours of documented training and/or continuing education within the first 90 days of employment and must maintain twenty (20) hours of continuing education annually. Must be able to perform medium to heavy duty activities (i.e. physically able to perform Crisis Prevention Intervention [CPI] techniques which may require physically controlling the residents). Must have the ability to assess and utilize community resources.

Must pass FBI fingerprint clearance check to maintain employment. Must pass and maintain a Driving Record clearance in accordance with GCLC policies and procedures. Preference given to qualified bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates.

CONDITIONS OF WORK:

Hiring and promotion will be accomplished in compliance with Guidance Center’s Personnel Policies and Procedures. This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Requires a minimum 40 hours per week. Hours and/or days may vary according to need. Overtime (time and ½) will be paid for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Overtime must be approved by the LEAD Program Manager. Travel is required of employee for fulfillment of duties.

Company Description
Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. is committed to the Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed care for its staff and clientele. We believe that increasing awareness, emphasizing safety, and teaching skills to our employees that they can utilize to manage their feelings, are crucial steps in creating an environment conductive of processing change, feelings, past trauma, grief and loss. to using the trauma informed care as a guide for creating a safe and non-violent environment. We communicate using four concepts that guide the way we work. This language is called the S.E.L.F. language and each letter represents an important part of how we view trauma and change both in our organization and in our lives.

Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc.

Why Work Here?
If you are looking for career development and growth in an expanding behavioral health agency, come join our team!

Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. is committed to the Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed care for its staff and clientele. We believe that increasing awareness, emphasizing safety, and teaching skills to our employees that they can utilize to manage their feelings, are crucial steps in creating an environment conductive of processing change, feelings, past trauma, grief and loss. to using the trauma informed care as a guide for creating a safe and non-violent environment. We communicate using four concepts that guide the way we work. This language is called the S.E.L.F. language and each letter represents an important part of how we view trauma and change both in our organization and in our lives.

Address

920 W. Broadway

Hobbs, NM
USA

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Personal Care

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