Program Description: This 103-bed women’s shelter in Brooklyn serves a population suffering from multiple issues including mental illness, substance abuse and serious medical problems. The program offers the full range of case management services as well as on-site psychiatric and medical care. It also incorporates a workforce development component for women who can benefit from this service. The Lexington Avenue Women’s Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.
PROGRAM/UNIT: Lexington Women’s Residence
HOURS: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Monday 8am-4:30pm and Tuesday-Friday 9-5:30pm
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide direct clinical supervision to Case Managers. Design and supervise group counseling programs. Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly DHS statistics are compiled and submitted for review. Supervise scheduling and case-management staff. Conduct case conferences, treatment plan reviews, and maintenance of established QA procedures. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in social services, preferably MSW. Excellent interpersonal, managerial and supervisory skills necessary. At least three years of clinical oversight of programs serving mentally ill and/ or substance abusing homeless women. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.