Director - Homeless Recovery Services | Gainesville | #40085 | 2.20

Location: Gainesville, FL
Salary: $60,000 depending on experience

Position Summary:

This licensed mid-level management position oversees a modified Assertive Community Treatment team that serves individuals who are experiencing homeless in conjunction with mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders.  The role of the director is to ensure that the program s/he oversees is adequately and consistently staffed, is managed in accordance with professional and/or contractual, regulatory or legal standards and center policy/procedure, and performs to the level specified for that unit in the annual plan and/or budget. The work requires knowledge of the ACT model and ability to coordinate and facilitate the work of an interdisciplinary team that includes a psychiatrist or ARNP, registered nurse, therapists, care coordinators, and peer specialists.  The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out day-to-day duties and responsibilities and is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President or Senior Vice President position.


Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling. Must have a current active license to practice in the State of Florida.


Driver Requirement:

Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements. 

In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver's license.  Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility.  No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving limitations.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

1.  Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the team.

2.  Hire, train, and supervise program staff, including completing performance reviews.

3.  Work with the team to initiate and maintain relationships, in coordination with ACT team, with law enforcement, human service agencies, formal/informal community resources, schools, and other entities referring or serving ACT target population

4.  Assist with monitoring & administering program budget

5.  Complete required reports

6.  Facilitate interdisciplinary staff team meetings according to the modified ACT model

7.  Direct and coordinate the client admission, assessment, and treatment process

8.  Provide clinical supervision to team members

9.  Function as practitioner of clinical services as needed.

10.  Ensure provision of services that are welcoming, co-occurring/complexity capable, and that use stage-matched and motivational interventions

11.  Review and monitor documentation for timeliness and quality

12.  Ensure program staff meets productivity and documentation expectations


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist. 

*Meridian is an EEO Veteran/Disability Employer*