Social Work Supervisor, Senior Services


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/15/2018

Address

Los Angeles
California
United States

Description

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a dynamic Social Work Supervisor to join our Senior Services team, providing innovative leadership in both clinical care and supervision. The Seniors program is designed to work with performing arts and entertainment professionals, who are 65 years of age or older, their families, significant others and caregivers to address a myriad of issues faced when dealing with aging or a significant health issue.


RESPONSIBILITIES

The Social Work Supervisor is responsible for building a cohesive and effective clinical team. You will ensure the delivery of clinical case management, counseling, groups and services with the goal of providing support, information and resources that assist seniors in maintaining a maximum level of independence. The Supervisor will oversee, assesses and create programs responsive to client’s needs. You will provide weekly supervision to one MSW and at least one graduate social work student.

 

The Supervisor will also provide clinical case management services working collaboratively to develop treatment plans which assess and identify strengths, needs, support systems, and gaps in services. This will include advocating for financial assistance, as well as serving as a liaison to additional resources. The supervisor will provide mental health assessments, crisis intervention and supportive counseling according to accepted best practices. You will visit clients at home, in the hospital, nursing home, assisted living and treatment program, as needed, to provide support and ensure continuity of care. You will develop and facilitate groups, panel presentations and seminars, which address the emotional, social, and health-related needs of the senior entertainment community.


REQUIREMENTS

  • An MSW degree from an accredited school of social work.
  • California LCSW with the ability to sign off on hours for the BBS. 
  • Minimum of 5 years post MSW experience including 2 years of experience providing clinical case management services.
  • Experience with providing supervision; should value the clinical process of supervision and have the ability to create a reflective, safe learning environment.
  • Experience working in gerontology preferred.
  • Flexibility, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate in teams are a must.
  • Local travel for client visits is required; an unrevoked driver’s license, valid in California and access to a vehicle are necessary.

 

OTHER HELPFUL ATTRIBUTES

  • Consistently convey compassion and empathy for clients. Demonstrate dynamic clinical acumen.
  • Ability to handle large workflow volume and multi task in a fast pace setting.
  • May be required to work an adjusted schedule, evening or weekend hours.

 

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a full-time salaried position based in our Western Region offices in Downtown Los Angeles.  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 paid parking. 

 

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.


For more about The Actors Fund, please visit: www.actorsfund.org.

The Actors Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply


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