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Director Social Services

Company: Urban Resource
Location: New York
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:


  • Directs overall management of the social service component ensuring that all contractual obligations are met.
  • Ensures that the program structure and design fosters an environment, which facilitates the assessment and support of client needs.
  • Ensures that the social service team provides comprehensive quality services.
  • Develops and internal compliance and quality assurance plan to monitors the departments activities including regular chart reviews.
  • Monitors and tracks all activities related to staff and client responsibilities in the DHS Cares system.
  • Provides supervision and guidance to LMSW and MSW (Social Workers/Client Care Coordinators) and the social service team as a whole.
  • Conducts relevant internal training to enhance staff skills.
  • Schedules appropriate external training as needed to support staff development.
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with funding sources and other stakeholders (DHS, OTDA).
  • Prepares, coordinates and ensures that all reports are accurate and submitted in a timely manner to DHS and other sources as appropriate.
  • Attends funders meetings, training, and presentations.
  • Represents the program director at meetings as required and assumes responsibility of the program directors duties in his/her absence.
  • Develop as needed, implement and maintain consistent policies and practices regarding program management, client services and other agency protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
      • A minimum of three years supervisory experience in a social service capacity, preferably in the field of homeless services.
      • Familiarity with DHS and OTDA regulations.
      • Must be an intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and work well on teams. .
      • Demonstrated experience working with and sensitivity to individuals from varying sociodemographic backgrounds including individuals whom identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with substance use and/or mental health issuesAll new hires, interns and volunteers must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date unless they have requested a reasonable accommodation for medical, disability or religious reasons from URIs People & Culture,
        • Masters or better in Social WorkLicenses & CertificationsPreferred
          • LMSW

Keywords: Urban Resource, New York , Director Social Services, Executive , New York, New York

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