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17 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


New Posting Program Supervisor*
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Division Director of Permanency. Responsible for managing and supervising staff including: Support of Five Acres strategic goals, mission, & values; ensuring quality service, audit, and fiscal performance. Clinical supervision to ensure provision of clinical, case management, advocacy, and related services to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, licensing requirements, and professional standards. Individual/group supervision to ensure development, implementation and coordination of program services in accordance with Agency goals and quality standards.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer. Conserves chief’s time and promotes the agency image by representing the chief internally and externally; providing liaison between the chief, key directors, executives, board, donors, and employees; ensuring adequate agency communication from the chief.

Full-time position available in the Residential Treatment Program working under the general direction of the Program Manager. Responsible for supervising the cottage-based programming functions of assigned residential cottages, including the care and supervision of the children, performance of staff, budget monitoring and care of the cottages physical and therapeutic environments, creating a therapeutic atmosphere for children and ensuring all cottage activities comply with the treatment philosophy of Five Acres., and effectively partnering with other agency staff to ensure success of clients individual plans.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Supervisor. Responsible for working with the treatment team to ensure the provision of case management services for severely disturbed children and adolescents at Five Acres in accordance with policies and the clients' treatment plans. Opportunities in our Wraparound Program and Residential Program.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer. This is a senior-level, highly visible, managerial and lead position that requires the candidate to develop a big-picture strategic vision for the department. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to coordinate and supervise multiple team members in executing all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle and IT infrastructure implementation.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist Coordinator. Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for: Support of Five Acres' strategic goals, mission, & values; ensuring quality service, audit, and fiscal performance. Clinical supervision to ensure provision of clinical, case management, advocacy, and related services to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, licensing requirements and professional standards. Individual/group supervision to ensure development, implementation and coordination of program services in accordance with Agency goals and quality standards.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Program Manager. Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology. Responsible for: Leading a Team of Data Architects to ensure the effective installation, operation, maintenance, data integrity, performance of the Agency's databases and supporting infrastructure, including: Microsoft SQL Report Server, Back Office and Internal Information Servers, Electronic Health Record (EHR) System, Financial and Fundraising Systems, Executive Dashboards, and Help Desk software

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Residential Treatment Supervisor. Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of Agency facility and the safety and well-being of children and staff, including directly supports cottage staff in the absence of the executives and managers (e.g. nights, weekends and holidays), responding to emergency situations where children are in crisis to de-escalate the situation and ensure the safety and health of clients, families, caregivers and Five Acres staff, providing support to enhance the effectiveness of staff performance and program functions.

Private Health Care is an intensive team-based program providing community-based mental health services to clients and families. Candidates working within the Private Health Care program have the opportunity to collaborate with Psychiatrists, Therapists, Case Managers, and Rehab Specialists as part of their treatment team. Candidates with experience working as part of teams and providing community-based mental health services are encouraged to apply!

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Unit Program Coordinator Responsible for working as part of the treatment team to: Assist in the implementation of individual treatment plans for children/youth focusing on vital areas such as therapeutic interaction, crisis intervention, education, and activities. Provide supervision, counseling, and direct care for children/youth living in the group home setting, serving as a surrogate parent, to teach values, life skills, and problem-solving skills. Ensuring safety and security of children/youth while also maintaining a therapeutic environment. Effectively partnering with families so that they feel empowered as a vital member of a team. Collaborating with co-located DCFS staff to complete intake process and orientations for children being admitted to Transitional Shelter Care Program. (applicable to Transitional Shelter Care program only)

On-Call Receptionist positions are available to cover scheduled and unscheduled absences of regular staff at all Five Acres' locations. Hours may vary, depending upon the shift covered. The Altadena (main campus) location is open seven (7) days a week and has a Monday through Friday day shift, swing shift, and a weekend day shift. All other locations are Monday through Friday day shift.

Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan.