WORKING WITH US
At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.
Direct Support Professionals are caring, positive role models who work one-on-one or in small groups to help our clients build skills so they can lead safe, full, and independent lives.
If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
•Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
•Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
•Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
•Free continuing education opportunities
•403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
•Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
•24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
•Life and disability insurance
•Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
ABOUT THE JOB
The Social Work Supervisor has full responsibility for the on-going clinical guidance of the clinical/case planner staff members. The Supervisor also provides on-going training and supervision to the clinical staff. The Supervisor may be called upon to perform any of the line functions normally performed by a social worker/case planner and is expected to be fully proficient in those areas. The Supervisor is familiar with all Preventive Service and Child Welfare Standards and functions as an internal resource on such matters.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Provides regularly scheduled weekly supervision to all clinical/case planning staff members.
•Evaluates appropriateness of service plans (FASPs) and approves these based upon an understanding of any safety/risk concerns in the family and the service needs of the children and parents.
•Facilitates weekly clinical case conference as well as Family Team Conferences
•Completes job performance evaluations and provides professional development support on a regular basis.
•May supervise student interns.
•Responsible for intake on new referrals.
•Provides frequent and appropriate feedback to program stakeholders including ACS Child Protection
•Understands ACS/OCFS electronic systems including PROMIS and CNNX
•Provides all necessary notes, progress notes, other paperwork as required by ACS and JBFCS including entering monthly supervisory notes in CNNX for CWS cases and in the case record for ADVPO cases.
•Cover for Director in his/her absence
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
•Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a related subject area
•LCSW preferred, LMSW with appropriate clinical experience
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:
•A minimum of three years of related experience in Child Welfare and/or Family Therapy.
•Specialized experience with specific client population or specialty (domestic violence, substance abuse, community outreach, etc.) is preferred.