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Social Work Supervisor (LCSW Required) - Downtown Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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Job Description

OVERVIEW:   The Social Work Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the provision of services, oversight of administrative processes, and clinical supervision of staff for the PROS Program.  The position requires familiarity and compliance with all relevant agency and funder regulations, as well as an understanding of and commitment to recovery and rehabilitation for individuals living with mental illness.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

Programmatic & Administrative:

  1. Ensure clinical  compliance in all program areas.  Assist with external audits and audit preparations.
  2. Utilizing a variety of electronic databases, monitor program participation, census, group participation and billing to ensure fiscal viability of program and address any fiscal or billing programs that arise.
  3. Ensure proper and timely monthly billing for services; utilize My Avatar to run reports and monitor billing.
  4. Conduct/participate  and arrange staff training & development, as required, and conduct performance appraisals.
  5. Participate in and oversee admission and discharge processes and decisions.
  6. Develop and improve operations, systems, effectiveness, census and quality impact projects/activities.
  7. Conduct and participate in quality assurance activities, including Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), consumer satisfaction surveys, and chart reviews and audits.
  8. Implement new initiatives and program improvement activities.
  9. Monitor and follow up on incidents.
  10. Conduct community outreach and maintain external community relationships.
  11. Participate in and facilitate various meetings.
  12. Interview and hire program staff; process staff termination in accordance with JBFCS Policy & Procedure.
  13. Schedule and monitor staff attendance, staff and vacation scheduling to ensure proper coverage.
  14. Serve as back up to the Director, assuming responsibility for operations in her absence.
  15. Other administrative duties, as assigned.


  1. Provide individual and group  supervision to PROS Program staff.
  2. Provide direct service to participants, including conducting individual, family and group sessions.
  3. Plan and participate in program activities.
  4. Facilitate weekly team meetings, briefings and case conferences.
  5. Ensure quality assessments, risk management, service planning, service reviews, contact and progress notes. 
  6. Integrate recovery, rehabilitation, treatment and vocational components of the program.
  7. . Supervise MSW students, as assigned
  8. Other clinical duties, as assigned.


  1. Provide and supervise crisis intervention services.
  2. Ensure Crisis Intervention Incident Reporting

REQUIREMENTS:    LCSW and at least three years of experience working with adults living with mental illness.  Two years of supervisory experience is preferred.  Strong clinical group, family and individual intervention skills required.  Good organizational, team work and communicate skills needed.   Competent in Word and Excel.