**Must be willing to travel to all boroughs**
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In accordance with the standards of the social work profession and requirements of the funding source, responsible for:
· Provide administrative and supervisory oversight of the social work services rendered by Adult Protective Services; supervising intake, screening for program eligibility, triage for emergency intervention, and assignment to appropriate staff.
· Supervision of social work supervisors and the direct service to clients related to the development and implementation of a written case plan for the provision of the full range of social services as per JASA’s HRA Contract for APS.
· Maintain oversight and monitor the status on all APS cases identified as elevated risk. That includes developing a plan with SW Supervisors and ensuring that services are in place for these clients.
· Monitoring of staff and case review with regard to ongoing reassessment of client need, monitoring of service efficacy, and appropriate revision of the case plan.
· Informing Program Director & Assistant Director of emerging issues and/or crisis situations with clients; work with supervisors and social work staff to develop a plan to resolve the risk.
· Under direction from the Program Director, refer cases to attorneys and monitor the cases on a weekly basis. Participate with the Program Director and/or Assistant Director in bi-weekly telephone conferences with attorneys for updates and case planning with supervisors.
· Conduct field visits to APS clients, as needed.
· Work closely with the program director and assistant director to ensure that all client annual reports are submitted to the courts and HRA by the due date.
· Supervision and disbursement of monies to staff and clients, as issued through JASA relief funds or client financial management services, to secure needed goods and services for clients.
· Supervise Masters' level social work supervisor and social work staff, SW interns if applicable.
· Represent the agency at community conferences and meetings.
· Develop and facilitate staff training sessions.
· Participate in training and unit meetings.
· Complete required case records, reports and statistics, utilizing computers, if so required.
· Perform such other duties as assigned.
· Graduate of an Accredited College or University with a Master of Social Work or equivalent Master's level degree in counseling, gerontology, psychology or related field.