Work at FACT
When you work for FACT, you become part of the FACT Family. Employees are part of a high performing team that works to ensure the maximum benefit to our clientele, while also instilling a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment for our staff. Benefits include medical insurance, vision/dental/chiropractic insurance (voluntary), paid vacation, paid sick time, flexible schedule (if possible), a supportive work environment, education/training, opportunities to work in multiple settings/positions (as available), possible certification reimbursement, internship supervision and more.
Adult and Transition Services
Job Title: Program Manager and Case Manager
Position Classification: Salaried-Exempt (40+/week)
Reports to: Director of Adult and Transition Services
Primary Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director of Adult and Transition Services, you will:
- Oversee the referral, intake, acceptance, maintenance and exit of all consumers in FACT’s Supported Living Services and Tailored Services funded through the California Regional Centers and private paying consumers;
- Provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all consumers including: intake assessments, benefit assessment, goals/objectives setting, development and writing of consumers annual and bi-annual Individual Support Plan (ISP) assessment reports and SLS Annual Cost Statements and Quarterly Reports, short-term and long-term case plan development/Person Centered Plan, progress monitoring, advocacy and referrals, and check in with consumer and their circle of support;
- Maintain a caseload of up to 40 consumers in FACT’s Tailored Services (TS) and Supported Living Services (SLS);
- Maintain consumer’s case file located in the FACT administrative office, ensuring all paperwork, required documents and reports are on file and up-to-date, with the assistance of administrative support staff;
- Supervise and manage approximately 10 Direct Support Professionals;
- Remain in contact with consumer’s circle of support, discussing consumer’s successes and challenges in meeting their goals and objectives;
- Collaborate and consult with the consumer and his or her circle of support, including but not limited to other support staff members, Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctor(s), Social Workers, Regional Center Coordinator, family member(s), and/or parents/legal guardians;
- Work directly with Regional Center service coordinators by: receiving and processing all consumer referrals, submitting all reports for authorization and reauthorization of Tailored Services and Supported Living Services in a timely manner, attend consumer IPP (Individual Program Plan) meetings you are invited to, write and submit SIR (special Incident Reports) when needed, promptly respond to any emails or phone calls from Regional Center Coordinators;
- Provide linkages and support to consumers (and direct support professionals) reagarding community resources including Department of Rehabilitation, Regional Centers, Medi-Cal, SSI/SSDI, Department of Developmental Services, Department of Mental Health, as well as mental and other health services including psychiatry/therapy;
- Consult and cooperate with community systems to facilitate linkages, referrals, crisis management, advocacy, and follow up, with the focus on attaining treatment goals as appropriate;
- Oversee providing linkages and guidance to support consumers to set, plan for, and achieve postsecondary educational goals;
- Oversee providing linkages and guidance to support consumers to set, plan for, and achieve vocational goals;
- Serve as Preceptor to MSW/BSW Interns by providing support and assistance in completing their fieldwork assignments given to them by the Field Work Instructor through consultation, feedback, guidance, and coaching on writing SLS and TS Cost Statements/Reports;
- Adhere to FACT’s policies, procedures and the Professional Code of Ethics;
- Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Adult and Transition Services;
- For MSW candidates only:Serve as Fieldwork Instructor to MSW/BSW Interns by providing support and assistance in completing their fieldwork assignments given to them by the Field Work Instructor through consultation, feedback, guidance, and coaching on writing SLS and TS Cost Statements/Reports.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree in the field of Social Work, Rehabilitation Psychology, Special Education or related field preferred. MSW strongly preferred; Clinical Supervision towards licensure provided;
- Must have experience/training in Supported Living or Independent Living Services, including extensive knowledge of Department of Rehabilitation, Regional Centers, Medi-Cal, SSI/SSDI, Department of Developmental Services, and Department of Mental Health;
- Must have experience/training in case management, plan development, implementation and oversight;
- Must exhibit excellent written/verbal skills;
- Must be able to work independently with a strong sense of focus, be task-orientated, non-judgmental, and have a clear sense of boundaries;
- Must demonstrate ability to motivate others towards achieving their goals;
- Must be able to work in a team dynamic;
- Must be able to work in a variety of settings with culturally diverse consumers and their circles of support, with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate;
- Must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and have your own transportation.
Salary and benefits:
- Salary is comparable to area norms for similar positions, in accordance with agency Salary Administration Policy, which takes into account experience, education, and other factors;
- Health insurance subsidy, paid vacation, holidays, educational support and other benefits are included.
To apply, send a cover letter detailing the applicability of your skills and experience to the position description, along with a current resume to [email protected]
If you are interested in one of the positions below, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected].
Behavior Therapist – In School
For immediate hire
We are currently looking for a passionate and committed individual to be an in-school behavior therapist (BII, Shadow, 1:1) to work with kids with autism and related diagnoses, beginning ASAP.
We offer opportunities for professional growth and development within our different programs and client services. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and for the right candidate, we can provide many opportunities for professional growth and development within our different programs and client services.
- Supports instruction to assigned student and administers one-on-one ABA-based interventions to designated student in a school setting.
- Monitors student behavior and utilizes approved behavior management techniques to redirect and modify inappropriate behaviors.
- Collects data daily, on behaviors and on interventions used, and implements documented Behavior Support Plan as instructed by FACT supervisor.
- Monitors, observes, and reports behavioral data of students according to approved procedures.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or a related field.
- Experience working in a classroom setting.
- Experience working with children.
- Experience working with autism and other developmental disabilities/special needs.
- A basic knowledge of behavioral based interventions.
- NCPI Certified
- Bachelor’s degree
- Reliable transportation
- Proof of automobile insurance
- TB clearance
- DOJ background check/clearance
- May not have been an employee of Los Angeles Unified School District within past 12 months
Job Type: Part-time and Full-time available.
Required experience: ABA 1 year
Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Salary based on experience. Starting at $17.50 /hour
In-Home Support Staff
We are looking for Direct Service Provider for kids and/or young adults with special needs. As a Direct Service Provider, you get to work in the homes of the client and in community settings. We are looking for individuals who are able to work afternoons/evenings (possibly from 3pm on into the evening). Direct Service Providers work between 4-15 hours in the Los Angeles area with afternoon/evening availability and possible weekends. This is a great position if you work a regular day job and would like some supplementary income.
- Works directly with the client to implement behavioral treatment plan
- Works with closely parent/guardian to train and implement behavior plan
- Collaborates, writes and reviews finalized reports and behavior plans
- Consult with guardians and other client services as needed
- Completes case allotted hours (typically between 4 -20 hours a week, depending on your availability)
- Records completed sessions in Codemetro, and follows protocols (we will train you)
- Attend trainings
- Bachelor Degree (must have proof of degree)
- Reliable Transportation
- Proof of Automobile Insurance (if driving)
- TB Clearance
- DOJ Background check and clearance (we’ll help you with this)
- Preferred experience with children and/or young adults with special needs
- Spanish is a plus
Compensation: Rate contingent on experience. Part-time, hourly. Non-profit organization. Jobs based in and around West Los Angeles (some opportunities in the Valley as well).
Job Type: Part-time