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Social Work Supervisor

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SUMMARY

JCCA’s Treatment Family Foster Care Program is seeking a Social Work Supervisor. The Treatment Family Foster Care Program (TFFC) was designed to address the needs of children in foster care who have severe behavioral and mental health concerns. The children in the TFFC program have psychiatric diagnosis and/or a history of psychiatric hospitalization, and/or multiple placements in the system. Many have also suffered emotional trauma as the result of physical and sexual abuse, extreme neglect and multiple failed placements. The goal is to provide enough support to these children, ages 2-21 and their caretakers so that they can safely remain in the community, rather than be placed in congregate care.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise, train and develop Social Workers and Sociotherapists
  • Ensure that all required child and parent contacts and documentation are completed timely, adhering to program mandates
  • Collaborate with child welfare and other community agencies as necessary
  • Oversee each placement, finalizes individual treatment plans for children after discussion with foster parents and staff, monitors each case, and updates treatment plans as necessary
  • Instructs, guides and evaluates performance of assigned staff on a consistent basis by conducting weekly individual and group supervision
  • Coordinate and monitor the clinical services of all children placed in the unit and continually assess the appropriateness of services rendered
  • Review workers’ progress notes in Connections (CONX) to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness
  • Approves court reports, permanency hearing reports and FASPs, and completes these reports/attends court/occasionally completes home visits in times of staff vacancies
  • Collaborate with other program leads to ensure appropriate and timely hiring, performance management and discipline of direct reports, adhering to collective bargaining agreement
  • Facilitate case planning meetings that including family, case planners and clinical staff
  • Provide rotated administrative coverage during evenings and on weekends
  • Other related duties as required

QUALIFCATIONS REQUIRED:

  •  LMSW is required; LCSW is preferred
  • Two years of Foster Home Services and community based direct practice experience
  • Supervisory experience is required
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with client and teams that are culturally and professionally diverse
  • Must have excellent writing and follow-up skills are required
  • Bilingual/Spanish preferred 

 ABOUT US

JCCA, formerly known as Jewish Child Care Association, provides comprehensive care to thousands of children, young people and families who come from New York’s diverse communities. Since 1822, we have embraced those who need us most — abused, neglected and traumatized young people who are struggling with poverty, developmental disabilities and complex mental illness. Our programs include foster and residential care, educational assistance and remediation, case management for young people with mental health challenges and services to families to prevent child abuse and maltreatment. JCCA offers safety, stability and lifesaving support to help our clients transform their lives. JCCA programs help more than 16,000 children and families annually.

JCCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which JCCA has facilities. Visit our website: www.jccany.org

SUMMARY

JCCA’s Treatment Family Foster Care Program is seeking a Social Work Supervisor. The Treatment Family Foster Care Program (TFFC) was designed to address the needs of children in foster care who have severe behavioral and mental…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

JCCA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, generous paid time-off, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings options.

JCCA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
858 East 29th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11210, United States

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