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Social Services Supervisor

Company: Breaking Ground
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Social Services SupervisorS2H Manhattan, 15 East 27th Street, New York, New York, United States of America Req #1640 Monday, December 12, 2022ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home! Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness. But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home. One of Breaking Grounds programs isresponsible for delivering24/7,comprehensivehomeless outreach servicesin the area spanning 31 st 34 th Streets from 6 th 9 th Avenues (PennDistrict)inMidtown Manhattan.Reportingto the Program Director, the Social Services Supervisor will provide oversight and support tonineOutreach Case Managers.Utilizing harm reduction and Housing First approaches,this outreach programwill be directly responsible for responding topotential homeless conditions and providing interventions appropriate to the situation.TheSocial ServicesSupervisorwill engage with individuals presenting as homelessand willcreate individualized plans that aim to address the housing, healthcare, and other needs of the individual.Where appropriate,the Social ServicesSupervisorwill collaborate with other homeless service providers throughout the citytoavoid duplication of services and help individuals overcome homelessness. This position has a 35-hour work week, with some flexibility. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide clinical direction and direct supervision (toincludescheduling, supervision of client cases) fornineOutreachCaseManagers,ensuring timely and effective response to homelessconditions
  • Serve as the primary liaison with community partners and in close collaboration: help to develop and implement processes and protocols for responding to, and following up on homeless conditions and to provide education and training to various communitypartners
  • Create strong working relationships with clients and Breaking Ground coworkers, specifically colleagues in the Street to Home and Safe Haven programs
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with corporate partners, NYPD, EMS, and otherstakeholders
  • Attend meetings onsite with community partners and at BreakingGround
  • Ensure appropriate, accurate, and timely documentation of outreach activities and ensure weekly reportsubmissions
  • Perform other related duties asassigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with the street homeless population stronglypreferred
  • Willingness to engage homeless individuals in a variety of settings both indoors andoutdoors
  • Understanding of harm reduction required
  • Housing-based case management experience stronglypreferred
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experiencepreferred
  • Ability to positively engage with clients who have significant mental health issues, current substance use, and often medical illness and cognitiveimpairment
  • Superb collaborative skills: ability to work successfully with a wide range of internal and externalstakeholders
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with diverse populations andstakeholders
  • Bachelors degree, LMSWpreferred
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access-based databases and the ability to learn new programs arepreferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred
  • Valid NY Drivers License in good standingrequired
  • Travel throughout New York City (the five boroughs) as needed to collaborate with servicepartners Consistent with NYCs mandate, all Breaking Ground employees, interns, volunteers and subcontractors are required to be in receipt of an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination and provide a one-time verification of immunization as a condition of employment. Individuals that have a medical consideration or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that could prevent them from complying with the Vaccine Mandate may request a reasonable accommodation. Compensation: $30.21 - $30.21 / Per Hour Compensation: $54,982.20 - $54,982.20 / Per Annum EOE/M/F/Vet/DisabledOther details
    • Pay Type Hourly
    • Min Hiring Rate $30.22
    • Max Hiring Rate $34.07 Apply Now
      • S2H Manhattan, 15 East 27th Street, New York, New York, United States of America

Keywords: Breaking Ground, New York , Social Services Supervisor, Other , New York, New York

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