Social Work Supervisor- Community Guardian Program


Social Work Supervisor- Community Guardian Program

Status: Admin/ Exempt/ Full- Time
Reports to: Senior Social Work Supervisor
Date Posted: 23-Jan-2020
Job Type: Full Time



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 Community Guardian Program; 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 CGP.

· Maintain oversight and monitor the status on all CGP 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 CGP 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.


· 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.


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To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: Indicate Social Work Supervisor- Community Guardian Program - Manhattan in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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