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Project Hope-Team Leader

Company: Tri-County Human Services
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:
Individuals in this position perform a variety of duties consistent with the needs of the Project Hope scope of services. Good interpersonal skills, good organization skills, and the ability to work independently are prerequisites of this position.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Leads a team of crisis counselors in the field.

* Is usually an experienced disaster behavioral health worker or behavioral health professional who supervises paraprofessional or less experienced crisis counselors.

* May help to assess people who require traditional mental health or substance use treatment.

* May be one of several team leads on staff with a provider, depending on the size and scope of the disaster.

* Functions as a resource to assigned individuals who are in the field and need assistance in assessing the persons served.

* Trains, debriefs, and provides supervision for the crisis counselors.

* Uses data to conduct ongoing needs assessment.

* Coordinates data collection activities and reviews data form submissions for accuracy.

* If the program is using the mobile application, the team leader reviews and accepts or rejects forms submitted through the mobile application.

* May use the mobile application to complete data forms.

* Provides coordination and oversight of the crisis counselors' plans of service.

* May perform crisis counseling as needed.

* Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Training and Experience
The minimum qualifications require a high school diploma and demonstrates knowledge of working with vulnerable individuals impacted by crisis (Hurricane Ian).
The preferred applicant may possess a bachelor's degree in the behavioral health field. Also preferred, two to three years' experience in substance abuse disorders and/or mental health counseling, as well as experience in crisis counseling with the ability to communicate related experience to paraprofessionals reporting to this position.
The compensation for this position will be up to $25.00 per hour and is a temporary position. When the project ends, and if there is a permanent position available, your rate will reflect that current rate, which will be lower than the rate that is offered to you for this position.

Job Type: Full-time%58047475%

Keywords: Tri-County Human Services, Lakeland , Project Hope-Team Leader, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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