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The Actors Fund | Clinical Social Worker, HIV/AIDS Initiative (P/T)

Clinical Social Worker, HIV/AIDS Initiative, Los Angeles, CA (Part time, 15 hours per week)

The Actors Fund seeks a Clinical Social Worker to provide services at The Palm View, a residence for 42 low-income entertainment professionals with HIV/AIDS and other disabilities in West Hollywood, CA.
RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for developing and facilitating individual services and group activities that will help encourage healthy aging and develop a sense of community among residents. You will work in conjunction with the Los Angeles Office HIV/AIDS Initiative team and provide comprehensive and clinically focused case management and support services to residents of the Palm View. In addition, you will plan and coordinate a variety of activities for the Palm View Residents as well as clients of The Actors Fund HIV/AIDS Initiative that builds upon and maximizes the creative skill set inherent in our population. This role is ideal for an organized, compassionate, creative and inventive Clinical Social Worker.

REQUIREMENTS
To interview for this position, you must have a Master of Social Work degree, LCSW preferred. We are ideally looking for someone with 2 years’ experience working with Disability and HIV/AIDS related issues and concerns, Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Dual Diagnosis, as well as experience working with seniors and aging in place.
Other helpful attributes:

  • Experience working with special needs adult population.
  • Demonstrates strong clinical and engagement skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and other agencies.
  • Ability to be self-motivated.
  • Understanding of Fair Housing rules and regulations helpful.
  • Working with Property Management, interdisciplinary teams helpful.

ABOUT THIS POSITION
This is a part-time hourly position based in the Western Region offices in Los Angeles. Clinical Supervision by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker will be provided.

TO APPLY
Apply online at www.actorsfund.org/careers. A complete application will include a resume/cover letter/salary history and/or salary requirements.

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone— performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 17,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been—for 134 years—a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition.
For more about The Actors Fund, please visit: http://www.actorsfund.org. The Actors Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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