Services for the Underserved

  • Clinical Supervisor, Homeless Services Uptown

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Homeless Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

     

    Under the Supervision of the Director, the clinical supervisor is responsible for case management for residents with clinically significant problems, the coordination of client services and case conferences with the case managers, program advocate, housing specialist, and vocational specialist.  Provide direct supervision to case managers, housing specialist, vocational specialist, program advocate and substance abuse counselor.

     

    The ideal candidate will possess experience in the fields of mental health, child welfare, child development, substance abuse or other related fields. Strong working knowledge of psychodynamics, group work, case work, health systems and human and child development. Experience working with Battered Women and an understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma informed care. 

     

    JOB FUNCTIONS:

     

    • Interviews residents using standard case work techniques to determine suitability for residential services and to assess their level of psychological functioning; makes admissions decisions
    • Conducts all initial assessments and assigns residents to a case manger and determines which support group the resident will attend
    • Makes counseling related referrals and serves as liaison to mental health agencies as needed.  Develops and maintains linkages with service providers 
    • Coordinates legal, immigration and vocational services for clients.  Represents program at community task force and conference meetings
    • Prepares client referral reports to supportive service providers and monitors and evaluates client progress records
    • Provides clinical supervision and audits charts to ensure that notes are completed in a timely fashion by clinical staff  
    • Supervise program in Director’s absence
    • Attends all scheduled meetings and training sessions
    • The candidate should be able to read documents for analytical purposes
    • Working knowledge of AWARDS, CARES, SORTS systems
    • Limited applications of manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
    • English and Spanish speaking is a plus

     

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution with a major in social work or related field
    • LMSW or LMHC required 

     

     

     

     


     

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