The Social Worker Supervisor will ensure that clinical casework and other services provided by the program 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. The Supervisor forms part of the leadership team within the program and provides guidance and direction to all staff, and assumes responsibility for the program in the absence of the Program Director
- Work closely with Program Director in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the prevention program.
- Train, supervise, and evaluate 4 -5 social work staff on a weekly basis around casework counseling and group work responsibilities, home visits, safety and risk assessments, appropriate case documentation, family team conferencing, and advocacy.
- Maintain monthly supervisory case notes and staff development logs detailing worker progress with families.
- Review and approve assigned workers’ service plans, case notes, PROMIS and Connections entries, and other clinical and statistical documentation.
- Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework (SBC): 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 for all assigned staff.
- Accompany workers on home visits and during occasional counseling sessions as needed.
- Evaluate individual workers’ training needs and provide specific coaching and referrals for training.
- Licensure in New York State as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, or LCSW-eligible within 6 months of hire)
- Three years of experience in a child welfare setting preferred.
- Must have at least two years of supervisory experience post Master’s degree.
- Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred; able to work at least one late evening per week (8 PM).
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook, Excel, and Word.
- Knowledge of Connections and PROMIS a plus.
- Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development perspective.
NOTE: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.