POSITION TITLE: Manager of Restorative Practice and Professional Development

 REPORTS TO: Director of Behavioral Health       

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:  As part of the Behavioral Health Team and as Manager will develop trainings for Program Managers, Case Managers, Residential Counselors, and Program Teams in collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health. In addition will also work with Leadership Team to establish staff training needs agency objectives and outcomes.  Trainings will focus on behavioral health issues (i.e. crisis intervention and de-escalation, trauma informed care, harm reduction and substance use interventions,) skill building, cultural competency, community building, Restorative Practices, and best practices for work with Transitional Aged Youth.

SUPERVISES:                                None

EXEMPT STATUS:                        Exempt

UNION STATUS:                          Non Union

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide professional development opportunities to Program Managers, Case Managers, and Residential Counselors on topics related to working with TAY youth and program-specific topics.
  • Develop and create appropriate training materials and resource guides for staff in attendance.
  • Develop Restorative Practices trainings for program sites.
  • Provide monthly Community Building Circles and Restorative Conferences, as needed.
  • Assist in strengthening inter-agency and community collaboration around behavioral health, restorative practices, and harm reduction issues related to TAY youth.
  • Provide Onboarding Trainings to new staff as part of the Behavioral Health Team.
  • Participate in Incident reviews and the Restorative Practices Advisory Committee
  • Attend agency and community meetings.
  • Facilitate trainings at various program sites, in collaboration with Program Directors and Program Managers, addressing specific program needs.
  • Attend Case Consultation/Collaborative Case Conferences, as appropriate.
  • Work with leadership to establish training needs to address agency outcomes and objectives.
  • Record training data (attendance, evaluations) for grant reports ensuring compliance with grants and budgets.
  • Participate in the Consultant On-Call responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: 

  • Master’s degree in social work, public health or related field preferred.

 DESIRED BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience providing Case Management and/or counseling to marginalized populations.
  • Experience developing and facilitating training in culturally informed behavioral health issues.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health issues of TAY youth.
  • Familiarity with Restorative Practices in a social service setting.
  • Experience with substance use, harm reduction, trauma informed care, and community based care.
  • Experience working with diverse youth and staff.

COMPENSATION:

  • Salary DOE
  • Choice of Kaiser medical plans, plus dental and vision- (with coverage at no cost for one of the Kaiser and Dental plans as well as Vision for Employees only)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible spending accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation- (starting at 3 weeks, increasing to 5 weeks by year five)
  • Sick time
  • 11 Paid Holidays + Floating Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate Service
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Paid Sabbatical following 5 years of employment
  • 403(b) retirement plan

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter and resume to employment@larkinstreetyouth.org.

Please in the Subject Box of the email indicate the position that you are applying to.

Larkin Street Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer. Larkin Street Youth Service seeks qualified candidates with interest in the non-profit sector. We are committed to embracing diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified.

Larkin Street reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.