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Social Work Supervisor in Brooklyn, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/13/2019

Job Description

The Social Work Supervisor ensures that clinical casework and other services provided by the social work staff meet expected standards of professionalism and that the preventive program complies with agency and Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) policies and contractual commitments.

Major Duties:

  • Work closely with Program Director in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the prevention FT/R program.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate social work staff and/or student interns around casework counseling and group work responsibilities, home visits, appropriate case documentation, and advocacy.
  • Complete monthly supervisory case review notes for each case supervised.
  • Carry small caseload of preventive families, conducting family counseling as needed; assist staff in attaining required casework contacts each month as needed.
  • Review and approve assigned workers’ FASPs, case notes, PROMIS and Connections entries, and other clinical and statistical documentation.
  • Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration.
  • Facilitate case consultation and offer support and guidance to ensure staff are adhering to the tenets of SBC.
  • Integrate the practices of SBC into every supervisory session
  • Participate in continued SBC training, coaching and the SBC certification process.
  • Evaluate individual worker’s training needs and provide assistance and referrals for training.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluation reviews.
  • Respond to internal and external requests for data and case information, and collaborate to connect participants to other GSS programs and services as needed and appropriate.
  • Serve as liaison with visiting ACS and other program reviewers during periodic audits.
  • Coordinate intake assessment process and make case assignments.
  • Participate in staff recruitment and hiring.
  • Represent the program/agency at appropriate external and internal meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

  • Licensure in New York State as a Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, Creative Art Therapist, or in a related discipline, plus 3 years of experience in a family services or child welfare setting required.
  • Must have at least 2 years supervisory experience post Master’s degree.
  • CASAC or substance abuse treatment experience preferred.
  • Certified in Solution-Based Casework or familiarity with the model a plus.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred; able to work at least one late evening per week until 8 PM.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development perspective.