Systems Navigator - Alternatives to Incarceration

El Monte, CA 91731, USA Req #255
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
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Benefits and perks:

  • HR360 offers a robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
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  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do.

Job Overview

This is a union position.

The Alternatives to Incarceration program is part of the Los Angeles County-wide pilot initiative to re-imagine incarceration, the program aims to divert individuals detained for misdemeanors and non-serious/non-violent felonies to community support services in lieu of the filing of criminal charges. We are developing an alternative system that attempts to address some of the conditions that lead to incarceration such as homelessness, mental health, addiction, lack of employment, and opportunities. We hope to build a sustainable network of providers in collaboration with law enforcement and district attorneys to expand the capacity of the community to support those in need.
Under the direction of the Manager, the System Navigator of Alternatives to Incarceration will provide screening and assessment of individuals detained by law enforcement and determined eligibility for diversion services. Provide navigation services to ensure clients gain access to access to housing, healthcare, substance abuse, and social services through our network of partner agencies. This is a field-based position and will be co-located at the LAPD 77th Police Station. The right person for this position is innovative and will draw on trauma informed practices, Restorative Justice, harm reduction, building resilience, and community safety planning to prevent recidivism.

Please apply for one of the following full-time shifts:
1. Sundays 5pm - 1:30am and Monday - Thursday 3pm - 1:30pm
2. Tuesdays - Thursdays 11pm - 7:30am and Friday - Saturday 9pm - 5:30am

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct engagement and orient new participants to the program and its expectations.
  • Complete a thorough screening to identify qualification in program.
  • Conduct intake, assessment, and enrollment of participants; identify strengths and needs.
  • Create a transition plan for clients released from custody and coordinate transportation for participants.
  • Provide housing navigation services through our network of housing providers.
  • Referral and linkage as needed to mental health and addiction treatment. Including assistance with housing, benefits, employment, education, transportation, childcare, medical and other services.
  • Responsible for maintaining all documentation at a high standard, completed in a timely manner, and accurate.
  • Collect all pre- and post-surveys and outcome measures. Interface with multidisciplinary team in treatment planning and service delivery.
  • Maintain confidentiality in compliance with agency, HIPAA and 42-CFR standards.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures established by HealthRIGHT 360's Health & Safety program, including but not limited to; participating in emergency preparedness drills, reporting any potential safety hazards to the appropriate party, and following proper protocols for response to emergency situations.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Required: High School Diploma or GED with minimum of two (2) years experience providing case management and/or experience working with justice-involved individuals and families.
  • Desired: Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related human service area and minimum of one (1) year experience providing case management and/or experience working with justice-involved individuals and families.
  • Required: Must pass LASD clearance background.
  • This position is union eligible.
  • This position requires full vaccination against COVID-19 before hire.
  • HealthRIGHT 360 is an equal opportunity employer, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with either disabilities or religious exemptions to meet this requirement, and other essential job functions.
In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.00
Location on Google Maps
  • El Monte, CA 91731, USA