Social Work Director
Partnership with children
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Post Date: Apr 01, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 68k-$80k
Location: US - New York - Harlem
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Partnership with Children works in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma, to provide critical social and emotional supports for the hardest-to-reach youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful and conducive to learning. Social Work Directors engage in direct practice while also supervising staff. Social Work Directors are the lead supervisors for Partnership staff in the school building. Each Social Work Director has the support of a supervisor on a regular basis.

Direct practice:                                                                                                                                          
Provide individual counseling and case management
Facilitate large and small group counseling (individually or with co-facilitator)
Attend all school-based meetings (e.g. with administration, guidance counselor, teachers)
Collaborate with school administration and staff on needs of students, families and school community
Integrate into and engage with school culture through development of positive relationships with school community
Conduct parent workshops and teacher staff development sessions
Conduct home visits
Support students and families in crisis
Staff supervision:
Conduct weekly structured supervision of social worker and/or interns and weekly staff meetings
Ensure all case notes, bio psycho-socials and goal plans are completed and of high quality
Develop direct reports to improve their practice
Model development and maintenance of key collaborative relationships
Ensure data collection is timely and accurate

Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion
New York State LMSW/LCSW or LCSW eligibility preferred
SIFI certification strongly preferred with at least one year’s experience supervising social work interns
At least one year’s experience in school setting, strong experience working with students and families
Work with fidelity to model while also being able to implement model according to specific school needs
Interest in and comfort with working with data to inform practice
Act as lead Partnership with Children representative at the school and have ability and interest in being the face of Partnership with Children within the school building
Work in fast-paced environment, flexible and can-do attitude
Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
Must be able to pass criminal background check and clearance by NYC Department of Education

Full-time, occasional weeknight hours
Year-round position (summer location and duties may vary)
This is a school-based, in-person position

Salary and Benefits:
$68k-$80k annually, based on licensure, credentials and experience. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.

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