Lead Clinical Director

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Full Time


Maximum: $60,493



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1000 45th Street
West Palm Beach
United States



Provide clinical direction and supervision to a transdisciplinary team in the professional delivery of services and works as a member of the agency’s management team; manage crises and mitigate risk for supportive housing and/or homeless resource center participants; contributes to the mission of Goodwill by helping to maximize the opportunities for participants who are homeless and have other barriers to become more independent, working within the limits of established policies. 



  • Oversee and manage Housing First Rapid Re-Housing and Permanent Supportive Housing Programs for youth to 18 to 24. Support youth in transition from Lewis Center to permanent housing including family reunification.
  • Support, provide training, and ensure that programming is grounded in youth development, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, and trauma informed care.
  • Create and maintain a culture that is warm, welcoming, and supportive of youth.
  • Oversee, coordinate, and run meetings to ensure engagement of all participants.
  • Ensure all participants have been assessed for risk and develop appropriate interventions to mitigate risks.
  • Work in the field; service primarily offered in participants’ homes.
  • Ensure all participants have a completed psychosocial that includes self- report and documentation from treatment or social service provider, including medical and social history.
  • Prepare findings, diagnostic impressions, diagnosis, and recommendations. Present information; written and verbal, to team members, participants and supervisors for the purpose of case load management and/or case review. 
  • Ensure program is in compliance with funding requirements.
  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision to team members.
  • Maintain relationships with landlords; support and guide staff as liaisons between youth and landlords.
  • Ensure all referrals are received through Palm Beach County’s Coordinated Entry System and ensure all documentation supports eligibility.
  • Direct team in the development and implementation of Personal Housing Stability Plans that have been developed with the youth that reflects the individual’s desired goals while providing interventions that address barriers to maintaining stable housing that includes therapeutic, educational, recreational, and social activities.
  • Direct team in ongoing evaluation of the progress of program participants and adjust service plans in accordance with participant’s capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Conduct chart audits to ensure that all documentation meets standards of funders and Gulfstream Goodwill policies.  
  • Write reports and compile data for funders as required.
  • Attend monthly Homeless and Housing Alliance Meetings. 
  • Participate in agency meetings and trainings as required.
  • Refer program participants to appropriate internal and external resources.
  • Prepare for internal and external agency audits as per Gulfstream Goodwill guidelines
  • Provide assistance with other general department activities as assigned.


  • Demonstrate by words and actions a commitment to the Goodwill mission to help people with disabilities and other barriers to become self-sufficient, working members of the community.
  • Perform or assist with any duties or operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.
  • Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules, keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Participate in any variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work with Licensed Clinical Social Work certification or Licensed Mental Health Counselor required. 
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in youth programming, mental health, and/or homelessness services.
  • Working knowledge of youth development, trauma informed care principles and harm reduction interventions. Comfortable using and supervising staff in motivational interviewing. 
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain rapport with program participants, other staff and outside agency representatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to problem solve and act as mediator.
  • Must be detail oriented; ability to meet schedules and complete work assignments successfully.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, valid insurance, reliable transportation for travel to outlying locations and the ability to be insured under the company’s vehicle insurance policy.


  • General office environment
  • Regular pushing, pulling, stretching, reaching, kneeling stooping and bending
  • Occasional lifting and/or carrying up to 30 lbs.
  • Regular travel


Computer and usual peripherals, word processing, spreadsheets and software programs, standard office equipment, safety equipment, automobile, large passenger van, or wheelchair accessible van, as required.

Pay Rate: $60,493/year

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