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Social Work Supervisor - Homeless Programs

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

Job Description:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS, EDUCATION & ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Responsible for the clinical supervision of Case Managers and Housing Specialist
  • Provides administrative and group supervision, chairs case conference meetings and ensures the coordination and monitoring of service plan implementation.
  • Coordinates staff training, meetings, supervision and ensure other opportunity for the professional development of staff.
  • Attend consortium meetings, e.g. with DHS and others to discuss issues pertaining to service delivery.
  • Evaluates mental health status for residents on admission by ensuring the completion of intake assessments, coordination of mental health/psychiatric care and provides referrals and brief psychotherapy as needed
  • Develop a resource of network social services providers and corresponding linkage agreements.
  • Develops and facilitates group meetings.
  • Monitors resident records for compliance and best practices.
  • Functions independently in times of facility coverage including responsibility for appropriate action in crisis situation per agency procedures.
  • Attend monthly staff meeting and case conferences.
  • Regularly assess the safety and well-being of all clients
  • Participate in weekly individual and group supervision with Director
  • Participate in training seminars conducted to enhance and develop clinical skills.
  • Function independently in time of facility coverage, including responsibility for appropriate action in crisis situation per agency procedure.
  • Assist with reports and program evaluation.
  • Assists the with overlapping needs of children and residents
  • Reviews progress notes, service plans and ensured compliance with all DHS reporting requirements
  • Monitors client compliance and keeps supervisor informed of incidents as they occur
  • Develops strategies for engaging individuals with trauma histories.
  • Ensures compliance with URI standards, program policies and procedures and the promotes the provision of quality care for all participating residents
  • Communicates with ACS and outside service providers as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

    SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

    • Masters Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, and/or a Licensed Social work degree.

      REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

      • Five years of experience, working with homeless individuals and their dependent children.
      • Demonstrated sensitivity and experience with and/or knowledge of homeless families including individuals whom identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with substance abuse and/or mental health issues.
      • Familiarity with DHS regulations and DHS Cares Reporting
      • Experience with supportive group facilitation
      • In addition, must have training and experience in assessing the vocational and educational needs and aptitudes of clients, thorough familiarity and success with engaging clients experience assisting eligible clients through the process of obtaining Public Assistance, Medicaid and other benefits.

        All 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 URI's People & Culture, peopleandculture@urinyc.org.

Keywords: Urban Resource Institute, New York , Social Work Supervisor - Homeless Programs, Healthcare , New York, New York

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