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Social Work Supervisor- Brooklyn Adult Protective Services- Based in Manhattan must be willing to travel to all 5 boroughs

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Jewish Association Serving the Aging


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Published 7 days ago

Competitive salary with excellent benefits.

**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.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


·        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.

·        Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to provide professional supervision and leadership to social work staff.

·        Minimum of three years' post-master's level experience in social work.

·        Ability to read, write, speak, understand English. Good writing/record keeping skills.

·        Computer literate, with knowledge of current Microsoft Office Suite and Google applications, plus significant experience performing Internet-based research

·        Ability to travel to clients' homes using mass transit and to negotiate any steps and barriers in clients' residences.

·        Understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to serving clients and families.

·        Position may require work during evenings and weekends.



SUBJECT TO REVIEW FOR PURPOSES OF ADAAA

JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

**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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Major medical, dental, vision, FSA, pre- tax commutation, pension, and tax- deferred annuity.

Major medical, dental, vision, FSA, pre- tax commutation, pension, and tax- deferred annuity.

Level of Language Proficiency

·        Ability to read, write, speak, understand English. Good writing/record keeping skills.

·        Ability to read, write, speak, understand English. Good writing/record keeping skills.

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter to jobs@jasa.org. Make sure to include the title of the position in the subject line.

Send resume with cover letter to jobs@jasa.org. Make sure to include the title of the position in the subject line.

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