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Supervising Social Worker - Streetwork, Overnight

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Safe Horizon
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New York, NY
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Published 27 days ago

Summary

Streetwork Project is the oldest street outreach program for homeless and street-involved youth in New York City. The program has grown from its beginnings in 1984 as a storefront project to encompass both outreach and comprehensive harm reduction services. Streetwork’s programs are innovative outreach-counseling programs for homeless youth, which use a harm reduction, client centered, and trauma informed approach. Services include counseling, HIV prevention, case management, drop-in, daily living services, meals, groups, legal services, syringe exchange and overdose prevention services, mental health, and medical. The core service is long-term, one-on-one counseling, which is offered in a non-judgmental and holistic manner utilizing a harm reduction approach that focuses on building trust, fostering self-esteem, exploring options and choices, and empowering youth to change their high-risk behaviors. The Streetwork Overnight is a 24 bed facility for homeless youth ages 16-21. Services include: counseling, case management, meals, laundry, showers, support groups, and access to medical and psychiatric care.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients. Coach and guide staff in their client practice that reflects these approaches.
  • Conduct client intakes, safety assessment and risk management
  • Provide direct client services, including complex case management and consultation, crisis intervention, supportive counseling and advocacy on behalf of and in partnership with clients
  • Provide clinical and task supervision to Overnight Case Managers;
  • Oversight of all clinical services, including the implementation of staff trainings, workshops and clinical case conferencing;
  • Coordinate and advocate for clients’ housing placements, including transitional independent living;
  • Oversee all discharges, referrals and extensions;
  • Supervision of all group services;
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation and case files, including reports for funders, utilizing an electronic case record system
  • Coordination of inter-site clinical case conferences with Drop-In Center Supervising Social Workers;
  • Coordination of psychiatric services with Satellite Clinic at Streetwork Uptown Drop-in;
  • Co-facilitation of weekly staff meetings;
  • Provide back-up support to the Director;
  • In charge in absence of the Director;
  • Responsible for after hours on-call supervision on a rotating basis;

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work or related Masters Degree.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with appropriate clinical background including experience working with at-risk adolescents and/or homeless population.
  • Two years’ experience working within a harm reduction setting is strongly preferred.
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical supervision is required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Understanding of issues confronting homeless youth;
  • Understanding of harm reduction philosophy and practice;
  • Compassionate and non-judgmental approach;
  • Ability to incorporate Evidence Base Framework in working with youth

New Requirement- Effective October 29, 2021, as a private contractor of The City of New York all Safe Horizon employees, interns and volunteers must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons.

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

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Summary

Streetwork Project is the oldest street outreach program for homeless and street-involved youth in New York City. The program has grown from its beginnings in 1984 as a storefront project to encompass both outreach and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate

Benefits

  • Health Care Coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 4 Week's Vacation
  • 12 Sick Days
  • 403b Retirement & Matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care Coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 4 Week's Vacation
  • 12 Sick Days
  • 403b Retirement & Matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

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