Position Summary: The Safe Way Forward (SWF) Program Supervisor will oversee a team of two case planners and two clinicians working to provide comprehensive case management and trauma-informed services to child welfare involved families who are affected by intimate partner violence. The Supervisor will report to the Safe Way Forward Program Director.
•Oversee service delivery of the Safe Way Forward program to 65 families in the Bronx.
•Oversee the daily functioning of the office/program at the site;
•Provide individual weekly supervision to 2 case planners and 2 clinicians with required written documentation of supervision on all cases in real time;
•Work closely with Program Director and other staff on site concerning ongoing program development and coordination of services;
•Serve as the liaison to other professional staff, parents, and children as appropriate, and provide outreach to the community for linkages, referrals, and agency visibility;
•In collaboration with the CQI Director, will prepare statistical reports, including but not limited to: case records, supervisory documentation, staff evaluations, and other data as required;
•Oversee utilization of agency and community resources for children and their families as well as compliance with all accountability regulations and procedures of ACS and Children’s Aid;
•Work collaboratively with ACS monitor teams;
•Attend community meetings;
•Perform other duties as needed.
•Master’s Degree in Social Work or relevant Master’s in other social services field required; LCSW preferred.
•Minimum of 3-5 years post-MSW experience required.
•Minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience.
•Knowledge of child development and trauma-informed practice as well as family systems, relational and attachment theories and framework.
•Strong knowledge of Preventive Services, child welfare, and ACS mandates.
•Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and relate to families in crisis.
•Experience with families in crisis and risk of child placement due to neglect/abuse.
•Work experience in community- and neighborhood-based programs.
•Knowledge of the ACS CONNECTIONS and PROMIS systems.
•Ability to work 1-2 evenings/week as needed and maintain a flexible work schedule.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Excellent organizational and management skills.