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ASST.PROGRAM DIR.-ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES -

Company: BronxWorks
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description*Sign on bonus of 8% of base compensation up to $3500 if you start between May 16 and May 31* BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.BronxWorks is hiring (1) Assistant Program Director for the Adult Protective Services Program. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct services to clients
  • Maintain case records and statistics for program
  • Assist the program director in recruiting and training direct service staff
  • Administer personnel policies and procedures under the guidance of the program director
  • Hold monthly supervision meetings with staff supervised
  • Develop regular communication with contract managers for programs supervised; act as liaison with funding source
  • Ensure all programs meet contractual goals and reporting requirements
  • Monitor program progress and submit all required reports to funding sources, including
  • Submit internal progress reports on a monthly basis, or more frequently as required
  • Plan and develop budgets, and work with Program Director and fiscal staff to ensure that collection of payment from funding source is current
  • Monitor fiscal expenses and analyze fiscal reports on a monthly basis
  • Prepare proposals for the development, expansion and continuation of programs in coordination with Department Director and the Program Director
  • Monitor staff performance, including performing case reviews and structured observations
  • Participate in, and encourage staff to become involved in, agency events
  • Act as liaison with the community including the area community district
  • Perform additional duties as assigned Program Specific Responsibilities
    • On Call 24/7
    • Travel to all 5 Boroughs in NYC
    • Maintain Stabilization of caseload utilization rates for the program
    • Train new staff on program policy and procedure including the implementation of motivational interviewing when working with their caseload
    • Identify and implement evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements
    • Conduct Quality Assurance on case files which include but not limited to: reviewing progress notes for timely submission and quality as well as ensure the timely completion of service plans and service plan reviews
    • Complete monthly supervision with APS Case Manager Supervisor in order to ensure that program goals are being met as well tracking overall program concerns and performance
    • Maintain oversight and monitor the status of all referred Adult Protective Services case as well as identify cases that should be elevated to priority and ensure that it is monitored closely.
    • Work collaboratively with the APS Case Manager Supervisor to develop efficient and effective daily operations that promote teamwork, accountability, and high-quality services.
    • Act as Program Director in the Program Director's absence
    • Recruit/ hire experienced and proficient staff in order to ensure that quality services are provided
    • Instruct social work interns assigned to the program
    • Work closely with HRA in order to ensure that referrals are screened and assessed within 24-48 hours. QUALIFICATIONS
      • Masters degree required plus one year experience
      • License Master Social worker
      • Must be SIFI Certified
      • Minimum of two years program experience
      • Proficiency in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
        • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
        • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
        • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
        • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
        • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
        • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
        • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work. BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact hrbenefits@bronxworks.org.

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