Social Work Supervisor

Employer
Cardinal McCloskey Community Services
Location
Bronx
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 02, 2018
Closes
Jun 29, 2018
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
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.