Assistant Director of Clinical Services
St. Nicks Alliance
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Post Date: Jul 20, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
Job Reference: SH7/20/2020
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Description
The Assistant Director of Clinical Services (LCSW), under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Supportive Housing will guide and ensure quality clinical care for program for the individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. The position will, based on evidence-based practices; promote and model best practices for social services provider staff; assist in coordination of mental health and community-based services; increase the ability of staff to address behavioral health issues in a culturally-competent, strengths-based manner. This individual is also responsible for crisis intervention and management.

Responsibilities
*Oversees 2 staff in HOPWA Funded scattered site contract for 50 households
*Assists social service staff providing comprehensive case management services for households through a Scattered Site 1 contact with NYC HRA.
*Provides counseling, crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning and psycho-education.
*Monitor, coordinate and supervise outreach to crisis services including Mobile Crisis, ACT teams, Adult Protective Services and mental health in-patient services.
*Provides clinical supervision for Senior Case Managers on comprehensive case management plan for consumers in the program. Oversee bi-weekly / weekly team case conferences.
*Provides on-going clinical supervision to MSW students requiring licensing hours and completes required paperwork for licensing hours
*On-call 24/7 for clinical emergencies.
*Performs other duties as requested by Deputy Director for Supportive Housing, Executive Director or the Director of Housing.

Qualifications:
*Must be licensed as Clinical Social Worker in New York State
*Must be qualified to provide clinical supervision to Master’s level social work students or willing to become qualified
*Must have at least three years of full-time, post-MSW supervised experience in diagnosis, case management and service planning.
*Knowledge of HIV disease progression; emotional/behavioral health; mental health parent-child relationships family dynamics; and diagnostic classification

Skills
*Strong expertise in strengths-based, solution-focused, and person-centered practice
*Knowledge and experience working with formerly homeless individuals, those living with HIV, diverse cultures and ethnicity
*Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
*Knowledge and experience with group work
*Exceptional written and oral communication skills
*Experience with harm reduction, motivational interviewing, recovery-oriented practice, trauma-informed care and other evidence-based practices


Notes
Comments:
If interested, please send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to: St. Nicks Alliance
2 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Fax: (718) 388-7657
Please send to both emails listed: jsosa@stnicksalliance.org
shpjobs@stnicksalliance.org



Contact Details

Address: 2 Kingsland avenue
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11211
Country: United States
Email: jsosa@stnicksalliance.org