Geriatric Care Specialist Supervisor

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with qualifications and experience




100 Gold Street
New York
New York
United States


Hamilton-Madison House seeks a full-time Geriatric Care Specialist Supervisor who will be responsible for mentoring and overseeing the work quality of caregiver staff as well as carry a small caseload so that the agency can provide the highest level of service to clients in accordance with agency standards. This position will also assist as needed with functions essential to the proper management of caregivers and client care. This position reports to the Director of Caregiver Services 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in one of the following fields: Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Gerontology
  • Licensed as an LMSW or LCSW
  • 2 years of supervisory/management experiences
  • 2 years of direct practice with senior population
  • Bilingual (English/Cantonese, Mandarin or Korean)
  • Proficient in MS Office

Essential Functions:

Supervisor Services:

  • Develop a trusting and supportive relationship with direct reports
  • Ensures appropriate caregiver staff to cover existing and new cases as they come in
  • Handles all paperwork related to HR for all caregiver staff
  • Adhere to agency policies and procedures
  • Supervisory visits in client homes
  • Direct caregivers to clients’ locations and perform needed introductions
  • Assist with caregiver training and evaluations
  • Review and finalize case notes on a quarterly basis with caregiver staff
  • Participate in NYC DFTA , agency and other trainings as necessary and appropriate
  • Outreach to the community
  • Other appropriate administrative duties as assigned

Caregiver Services:

  • Case Work
  • Assess and develop care plans with caregiver/care receiver for supplemental and respite services
  • Complete intake assessment
  • Assist individuals with applying for Government benefit when necessary
  • Conduct in-home assessment of needs of care receiver to determine ADL/eligibility
  • Counseling
  • Provide individual counseling and group work in English and dialect of the caregiver/care receivers which may include, but is not limited to: depression, anxiety, bereavement, psychosomatic illness, family reconciliation, maladaptive behavior, cross-cultural barriers/stress, and/or dementia
  • Training/education sessions for caregivers and support groups
  • Record Keeping:
  • Record all activities associated with caregiver/care receiver on Worker Log and progress notes on a daily basis
  • Submit monthly and quarterly reports of all program activities
  • Input data and case notes in a timely manner in STARs
  • Occasional weekend hours
  • Assist with office operations as needed
  • Greet and assist clients coming into the office
  • Perform clerical duties such as making copies, filing, mailing, etc.

Compensation:           Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours:                         Monday to Friday, 35.0 hours per week


Bilingual (English/Cantonese, Mandarin or Korean)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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