E6 Mental Health Case Manager/ Team Lead (The People Concern)
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) Housing for Health Division (HFH), the
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and The People Concern are seeking three licensed or
unlicensed mental health professionals (Ph.D.s, PSY.D.s, MSW’s or MFT’s) to each serve as the
mental health case manager and team lead on one of three multidisciplinary integrated teams. These
teams are part of a new large-scale street-based engagement effort in the Metro Los Angeles Area
(Service Area 4). This is a LA County approved strategy to combat homelessness. The goal of E6 is
to create a countywide network of multidisciplinary, integrated street-based teams to identify,
engage, and connect, or re-connect homeless individuals to interim and/or permanent housing and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to engage and provide services to homeless
2. Interface with partners, including community health providers, the business community, and
social service/housing providers to reduce the number of homeless people living on the streets.
3. Work in collaboration with other team members to remove barriers to permanent housing; e.g.,
acquisition of identification, legal aid, benefits assistance, life skills acquisition.
4. Serve as the team’s mental health consultant and mental health care provider.
5. Work as part of a larger team composed of all three interdisciplinary teams.
6. Attend daily team meetings.
7. Work collaboratively as a team to identify appropriate services taking into account each
individual’s physical and cognitive needs.
8. Work collaboratively with public, private, and nonprofit sector groups to provide services;
e.g., mobile info stations, public kiosks, hygiene centers, a welcome center, sobering center, etc.
9. Appropriately chart client contacts.
1. Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, or MFT; hours may be available for this position for unlicensed candidates
2. Registered and in good standing with appropriate licensing board
3. Strong clinical skills and experience
4. Highly detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal,
interpersonal, and computer skills
5. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications
6. Able to learn quickly and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
7. Passion for working with the population served
8. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
9. Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification
10. Preferred applicants will have experience working with:
a. those living with co-occurring disorders and experiencing homelessness
b. individuals with serious mental illness and substance addiction
c. a social service agency that provides outreach and engagement services
The People Concern – OPCC and Lamp Community United — have many service locations in downtown LA
and Santa Monica, and we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We conform to all the
laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.
We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all
of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.
We do not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans
with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue
hardship. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or any other
aspect of the employment application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at
310-264-6646. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or
in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate
in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
If you are unable to apply online, please send your salary expectations, cover letter, resume, and
the title of the open position for which you qualify to:
OPCC/ Lamp Community Human Resources 526 San Pedro ST
Los Angeles, CA 90013 OR
Fax confidentially to 323-940-4759