REACH LEAD Supervisor
**Please include your personal Cover Letter with all Applications**
**Starting at $57,000, DOE**
Description of REACH/LEAD:
The REACH Program of Evergreen Treatment Services works with individuals struggling with homelessness and addiction to help them achieve stability and improved quality of life. Through outreach, engagement, and ongoing relationships REACH focuses on reducing harm and supporting healing. REACH bridges gaps and helps individuals access essential resources such as housing, health care, entitlements and treatment.
The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a program of REACH designed to help Seattle Police divert individuals suspected of low-level drug offenses and prostitution from the criminal justice system to case management services. These clients will be provided goods and social services that are hoped to help cut down on their legal recidivism.
The REACH Team is passionate about creating a hospitable and welcoming environment for all people while providing quality services on an individually tailored basis to their clientele. The REACH program values diversity, is committed to social justice, and appreciates hard work, creativity and a good sense of humor. These positions will be focused in one of the following communities—South Seattle (SODO), Burien, Downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill and North Seattle.
This position is critical to the functioning of the LEAD program and the effective allocation of goods and services to the LEAD clientele. The Supervisor will be responsible for day to day supervision of LEAD case managers through regularly scheduled individual meetings and clinical supervision. The Supervisor will also be available to supervisees as needed for consultation when questions arise. The Supervisor will monitor the productivity and documentation of those supervised. The Supervisor will maintain effective collaborative relationships with all LEAD partners and community stakeholders.
Job Functions Include:
- Supervision of LEAD Case Managers
- Conduct performance evaluations of supervisees in accordance with agency policies
- Approve leave requests submitted by supervisees to ensure adequate leave and coverage
- Facilitate conflict resolution between supervisees and other staff or partners
- Keep the LEAD Program Manager informed of the material needs of LEAD staff
- Represent the LEAD program to community stakeholders using effective communication and strategic partnerships to best leverage the LEAD programs strengths and contribute to the success of the program
- High school diploma or equivalent
- 5 years experience in work related to social work or outreach program
- 2 years of supervisory experience
- Undergraduate degree
- Academic training in the social service field and in the area of substance use disorder
- Experience providing services to addicted individuals from a harm reduction perspective
- Experience with case management, homelessness and co-occurring disorders