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Social Work Supervisor- Friedman Residence

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The Actors Fund
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New York, NY
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Published 21 days ago

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a Social Work Supervisor to be responsible for supervision, development and training of social work staff at The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence. Supervisor will coordinate intake, orientation, case management, and clinical services, addressing the unique challenges associated with The Friedman. Supervisor will work collaboratively with Property Management and other partner agencies to ensure services are guided by best practices and the mission and goals of The Actors Fund. This is currently a hybrid position with the expectation of an eventual return to The Fund’s New York office.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Social Work Supervisor will coordinate intake process in conjunction with property management from applicant interview through admission, orientation, and assessment of service needs. This includes facilitating the roommate selection process with property management when vacancies occur. Supervisor will provide clinical supervision to social work staff at The Friedman, and will coordinate training and development of social work staff that addresses the needs of residents. Will co-facilitate group supervision with social workers from both housing sites, and assist social work staff in the identification and utilization of community based resources. Will collaborate with Activities & Volunteer Programs in developing psycho-educational and support groups for residents to enhance their independent functioning or help them adjust to changes in life circumstances. Supervisor will assist the Director in managing HRA and OTDA Supportive Housing contracts. Supervisor will also be responsible for a caseload of residents receiving HRA HASA services and low income working or disabled residents identified with having mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Will provide crisis intervention or other short-term counseling, including addressing disputes related to roommate conflicts. Supervisor will maintain confidential up-to-date records and charts for assigned caseload and submit written records in assigned time frames. In the absence of Director, supervisor assumes the responsibility for social services operations and personnel. 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • LCSW with supervisory experience 
  • Knowledge of entitlements, seniors, HIV/AIDS, and mental health
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues, and requires good decision making skills and the ability to identify and facilitate necessary programmatic change
  • Extremely organized and detailed oriented
  • Some evening hours for events and community meetings
  • Will be required to take LITC Compliance Certification course within 1st year

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience 
  • Experience in housing and support services


The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a Social Work Supervisor to be responsible for supervision, development and training of social work…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

This is a full-time salaried position based in The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence in Midtown, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plan options, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and commuter benefits.

This is a full-time salaried position based in The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence in Midtown, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

To apply please click on the link provided. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary requirements. 

To apply please click on the link provided. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary requirements. 

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