Social Work Supervisor

Cardinal McCloskey Community Services
Jun 02, 2018
Jun 29, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

Position Summary: Oversee a unit of case planners providing services and overseeing service delivery to families in the NYC foster care system. Assumes a teaching role as to the purpose, structure, and function of the Agency, together with on-going and new methods of sound Social Work practices. * Involves a readiness to listen and an ability to apply the benefits of prior experience to new situations. * Strives to encourage all supervisees to develop a sense of awareness of their own responsibility to share in decision making and case progression.*

Position Responsibilities:

  • To provide, through regular weekly Supervisory Conferences, on-going direction, training, and guidance to Case Workers in fulfilling their responsibilities.*

  • To monitor and ensure that permanency goal has been established for each and every child and to monitor progress in the achievement of that goal.*

  • To orient new Case Workers to the Agency and their responsibilities.*

  • To ensure the timely implementation of clinical, academic, and other recommendations.*

  • To ensure Case Workers' delivery of service in accord with the standards promulgated by ACS and NYSDSS.*

  • To ensure the Agency's accountability as related to the above via Progress Notes, FASP'S, etc.*

  • To participate in Service Plan Reviews and Family Team Conferences.*

  • To participate in Transfer Conferences.*

  • To formally review the plan for each child via the Family Team Conference/Service Plan Review Update on a semi-annual basis.*

  • To participate in In-Service Training.*

  • To participate in Monthly Supervisor's Training Sessions and Staff Meetings.*

  • To evaluate on an ongoing basis the performance of each Case Worker in the unit, sharing significant information with that worker and with the department Administrative Director and/or Foster Boarding Home Director when indicated.*

  • To prepare formal evaluations of caseworkers after the initial 3 months of employment and annually thereafter.*

  • To provide supervisory case coverage in the absence of the Case Worker.*

  • To oversee both the accumulation and the ongoing usage of paid time off..*

  • To supervise staff in time management to ensure effective use of time.*

  • To conference and consult with other professionals both within and outside of the Agency when indicated.*

  • Additional duties/responsibilities as required to meet the needs of the department/agency.

  • To develop expertise in assessment tools and Evidence Based Models used by the program, including, but not limited to, CANS, Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, and Partnering for Success.

    Essential job functions/responsibilities marked with (*)

    Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification:

  • Master's Degree in Human Services and experience in child welfare system.

  • Supervisory and managerial experience

Company Description CMCS is committed to the practice of trauma-informed care in accordance with the tenets of Sanctuary through utilizing the SELF framework for Sanctuary practice and promulgating Sanctuary training and trauma-informed clinical treatment.