Assistant Program Director - Amber Hall
Lantern Community Services Inc

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Post Date: Apr 23, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 60000- 70000Yearly Salary
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Reports to: Program Director

Location: Bronx, NY

Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000

Position Type:

This is a full-time, exempt position with a regular daytime schedule that may include an evening shift and rotating on-call responsibilities with the Program Director. Lantern staff may be asked to change work schedule and hours depending on the operational needs of the site and the agency.

In the absence of the Program Director this position may require availability outside of the standard workday, and as such must be ready and available at times to direct and support staff either by phone or in person if needed during the evenings, weekends and holidays.


We are seeking a dynamic and engaging Assistant Program Director (APD) who will partner with the Program Director in the overall management of the program. The APD must have in a mental health service delivery setting, working with formerly homeless individuals, and/or clients impacted by chronic medical conditions, substance use, and criminal justice involvement.

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for direct supervision of the case management team and plays a pivotal role in ensuring that clients receive services that meet regulatory and agency standards by leveraging individual and group supervision, reporting instruments, and regular chart review.

Essential Functions:

· Provide clinical supervision and coaching to the case management staff.

· Promote strategies that support learning and professional development.

· Review and approve documentation completed by the case management team and ensure high standards of care and high quality service delivery.

· Conduct internal chart reviews in collaboration with the Program Director.

· Review dashboards and monthly reports with staff to track outcomes.

· Participate in interviews with prospective clients and assess clients’ needs for safe transition to a supportive housing setting.

· Provide clinical supervision in the development of treatment plans and in assessing for safety planning with Case Managers.

· Support staff in actively engaging residents through regular apartment visits, community outings, and escorts to appointments as needed.

· Develop and implement groups and programming that are appropriate for the residents’ needs and fosters a supportive and inclusive community.

· Collaborate with the Leasing and Compliance team to ensure housing stability.

· Assists the Program Director with hiring and training new staff, as well as managing the progressive disciplinary process in collaboration with Human Resources.

Required Education and Experience:

· Master’s Degree required; LMSW, LCSW or LMHC is preferred.

· Minimum three years of post-Master’s experience working in the field of social service, housing or emergency shelter.

· Supervisory, administrative, and/or management experience.

Work Environment: This job operates in a supportive housing site.

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Contact Details

City: Bronx
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10456
Country: United States