SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR, NORTH BRONX FAMILY SERVICE CENTER
Good Shepherd Services - Bronx, NY

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Good Shepherd Services

, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking a Social Work Supervisor, for our North Bronx Family Service Center Program in the Bronx.

Provides clinical supervision to designated staff to ensure that casework and case management practices meet expected standards of professionalism and that the social service program complies with agency policies and contractual commitments.

MAJOR DUTIES:
  • Works very closely with Program Director on general functioning of the prevention program.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate staff, and students around casework, group work, home visits and advocacy.
  • Maintain intake, supervisory and casework logs.
  • Review workers FASP's, case recording and PROMIS/statistical recording.
  • Schedule, facilitate and/or participate in required conferences with families, community partners and ACS using the FTC Model, when needed.
  • Monitor to ensure that FTCs are completed within the timeframes and appropriately documented.
  • Accompany workers on home visits, as needed.
  • Evaluate individual worker's training needs.
  • Conduct evaluation and annual staff performance reviews.
  • Collaborate, coordinate, and integrate Prevention families with other GSS programs, where appropriate.
  • Liaison with ACS on-site monitor.
  • Encourage the creation and implementation of any new service.
  • Coordinate intakes and case assignments.
  • Monitor opening process for ADV cases.
  • Participate in Service Termination Conferences.
  • Participate in staff hiring.
  • Represent the program/agency at appropriate external and internal meetings.
  • Participate in 24 hour on-call coverage.
  • Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration.
  • Facilitate case consultation and offer support and guidance to ensure staff are adhering to the tenets of SBC.
  • Integrate the practices of SBC into every supervisory session
  • Participate in continued SBC training, coaching and the SBC certification process.
  • Any other duties, where appropriate.
QUALITIES SOUGHT:
  • Highly motivated and can inspire others.
  • Advocates prevention principals {empowerment, respect, service, education and empathy}.
  • Works to create and support a respectful environment.
  • Creates, embodies and supports a learning environment.
  • Effective and creative problem solver, with good intuition and common sense.
  • Guides staff toward clear program expectations.
  • Keeps staff informed and encourages open communication
  • Guides staff through change efforts.
  • Creates challenging work assignments for staff.
  • Offers and receives feedback in a strength-based and constructive manner.
  • Dedicated to being a team player and active contributor to the achievement of the vision and mission of the program.
  • Energetic, empathic, honest, genuine, professional, creative and committed to making a difference with the families, community, program and agency.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • LCSW preferred, LMSW or licensing in related field required.
  • 3 years experience in child welfare setting required.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Must be available to work 2 nights a week until 7PM.
  • Must have at least 2 years supervisory experience post MSW.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.
  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Connections and PROMIS a plus.

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