1) The Senior Wellness Manager (SWM) will oversee the Supportive Services and Network Testing teams.
2) Create and implement procedures and protocols regarding programming, program development, reporting to funders, project management, and supervising direct reports.
3) Supervision will include clinical, weekly or bi-weekly supervision for all staff, processing and debriefing client encounters, providing consultation for client crises, and holding regularly scheduled team meetings.
4) CCHE works with black, gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men and black, transgender women living on the South side of Chicago.
5) The SWM will oversee supportive services programming.
6) This includes: resource counseling, or case management services for clients; âœon callâ crisis intervention for clients who indicate suicidal ideation, past or current child abuse or neglect, current or past elderly abuse or neglect, and current domestic violence situations; comprehensive PrEP linkage and retention in care programming; and a sex-positive LGBTQ sex education program.
7) The Network Testing programming that the SWM will oversee includes: drop in and outreach-based STI and HIV testing services, including phlebotomy; HIV notification, linkage to care services for treatment and PrEP services, and STI treatment notification and linkage.
8) Collaboration is a key component of our work and is a part of this position.
9) The SWM should actively pursue required knowledge and skills for professional development.
10) The candidate must stay informed about the resources available on the south side of Chicago that serve our population and inform the team on opportunities for collaboration.
11) The SWM will oversee work conducted over the phone or in person and must be able to support their team in both capacities.
12) This candidate will also oversee and support with âœon callâ responsibilities for those who have indicated suicidal ideation or potential child abuse/ neglect and will conduct assessments and safety plans and will provide additional consultation and debriefing for the team when necessary.
This position is grant funded. Â
1) Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills.
2) Strong organizational skills.
3) Strong knowledge of Chicago social service resources.
4) Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
5) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
8) Ability to manage stressful situations.
9) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
10) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
11) Ability and/or willingness to provide HIV/STI treatment, education, and prevention in non-traditional settings (community venues).
12) Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, and Word.
13) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
14) Ability to travel to various community venues across the metropolitan area.
15) Ability to perform phlebotomy or a willingness to be trained in phlebotomy.
16) Ability to work on multiple projects.
17) Ability to work non-traditional hours.
1) Masters degree in Social Work or Masters degree in Public Health
2) Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
1) 6 years of experience working with and/or providing care to LGBT populations, Black and Latino community members
2) 6 years of experience providing HIV/STI treatment and/or prevention
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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