Services for the Underserved

  • Assistant Team Leader

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Treatment Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The ACT Team Leader provides leadership and direct activities of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team.


    Job Responsibilities:

    • Directs and supervises staff activities.
    • Enforces timely and effective communication
    • Leads team organizational and service planning meetings
    • Provides direction to staff regarding individual cases
    • Conducts side-by-side contacts with staff
    • Conducts individual supervision meetings.
    • Available by cell phone for emergency consultation/crisis intervention.
    • 50% of their time to direct participant services as a member of the clinical staff
    • 50% of their time to administrative and supervisory duties.
    • Ensure that over time team members will cross train one another so that each team member has the capacity to engage participants with regard to the entirety of roles and functions of the team as a whole.
    • Ensure staff share responsibilities for the recipients and for charting.
    • Responsible for all areas of writing service plans
    • Actively participates in all activities in revising service plans as the participant’s needs change
    • Assures that advocacy for the rights and preferences of the participant are conducted.
    • responsibility for the recipients and for charting services
    • Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible
    • Participates in an on-call rotation.
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor or division head.


    • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field or licensure/registration as a registered nurse.
    • Preference is given to persons who have professional experience working on a multi-disciplinary mobile team.
    • Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proficient in MS Word/Excel. Ability to research material via the internet.
    • Bilingual in any language a plus not required.


    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting


    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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