Team Supervisor (night/weekend)
Goddard Riverside Community Center - New York, NY

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PROGRAM: Manhattan Outreach Consortium

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Manhattan Outreach Consortium is a borough-wide initiative, led by Goddard Riverside, to reach out to and quickly move street-dwelling homeless individuals into permanent housing.

SUPERVISOR: Coordinator

CATEGORY: Full-time Salaried

DAYS/HOURS: Wed-Sun 11:00pm-7:00am

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1) Supervisory
  • Lead a four-person team providing homeless outreach in Manhattan
    • Offer direction to staff regarding the assessment of clients and need for hospitalization
    • Coordinate 9.58 as needed
  • Insure staff follow company policies and procedures
  • Prepare reports on shift activities and client status
  • Conduct shift change meeting at start and end of shift
  • Train new staff and conduct group trainings as needed
2) Outreach services
  • Approach homeless clients and encourage them to accept services
  • Communicate with clients already known to the program and promoting service goals and providing escorts as needed
  • Communicate with other Manhattan Outreach staff about client housing/service plans
  • Perform clinical assessments of clients and determine when a client should be admitted to the hospital
  • Enter data into computer database daily
  • Drive outreach van
3) Manhattan Consortium team member
  • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, training programs and supervision meetings; participate in program evaluation and improvement
4) Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters in Social Work or related field, LMSW and LCSW preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience with persons suffering from mental illness
  • Valid NYS Drivers license
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Occasional lifting
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Indoors and outdoors; all weathers
  • Flexible schedule needed: evening, overnight and weekend hours
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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