INTENSIVE SERVICES COMMUNITY WORKER in Lancaster, CA at Penny Lane Centers

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others. 

Summary: 

The Community Worker is a direct service provider to Intensive Services youth, adults, and their families, functions according to the Intensive Services process, and participates on the client’s multi-disciplinary team. The Community Worker operates from a strengths-based, client-centered, team-driven, community-based perspective. The Community Worker will practice solution-focused problem solving. The Community worker provides outreach, support, advocacy, system orientation, mentoring, and other supportive services to clients. The Community Worker assist in the provision of services to clients and patients by providing linkage, and rehabilitation.

The Community worker must be able to work from a strengths-based perspective with clients. This position requires the ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding when working with clients. The Community worker must be able to work independently and utilize organization and time management skills to meet the requirements of the position. This position requires knowledge and understanding of the health, mental health, or social services programs to which the position is assigned, and the problems of the community group being served.


Position Location:  Lancaster, CA 


Salary Range:  $18.77 up to $21.15 per hour

Additional $1.00 per hour bilingual Spanish differential

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in non-related field, together with at least one (1) year of experience working with clients in a social service position.
  • or high school diploma and two (2) years of experience working with clients in a social service field.
  • or high school diploma and 1 year of experience working with chronically mentally ill adults in an Intensive Services Program.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Must have lived experience of being diagnosed with a mental illness or having a family member diagnosed with a mental illness.
  • Valid California driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours

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