Social Work Supervisor, Foster Care and Adoption

    New Alternatives for Children

    New York, NY

    Job Description:

    New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award winning child welfare, health and social service agency in NYC with 35 years of experience in serving children with special needs and their families. NAC is currently seeking a qualified Social Work Supervisor to work in our Foster Care and Adoption program. Title- Social Work Supervisor Program- Foster Care and Adoption Supervisor- Director of Specialized Foster Care Responsibilities: 1. Reports to the Director of Specialized Foster Care, and supervises four (4) MSW level foster care and adoption social workers. 2. Ensures that social workers are conducting permanency planning activities in an appropriate and timely manner; ensures that workers are identifying the needs of each case, and are either providing directly or are accessing the entire range of clinical and concrete services that the case requires. 3. Assists supervisees in prioritizing workloads. 4. Ensures that social workers are meeting all ACS and NAC mandates and paperwork requirements. 5. Attends Family Team Conferences, Service Plan Reviews, and Case Reviews. 6. Prepares social workers for court proceedings, and be willing to testify. 7. Works collaboratively with colleagues in an interdisciplinary team model. 8. Ensures supervisees’ adherence to all agency personnel policies and procedures. 9. Has responsibility on a rotating basis for 24 hour on-call duty and Saturday office administrative coverage. Minimum Requirements: 1. MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW and/or LCSW required 2. 4+ years post-graduate experience. 3. Supervisory experience with MSW level social workers and/or students required. 4. Prior experience in child welfare required. 5. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with physically disabled and/or chronically ill children, as well as experience in the area of child development. 6. Excellent clinical skills. 7. Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills. 8. Bilingual -Spanish a plus. How To Apply: When applying, indicate “Social Work Supervisor, Foster Care & Adoption” in the subject line, and submit resume and cover letter to: Mary Ann Code Human Resources Department New Alternatives for Children 37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10010 eFax: 929-273-7865 Phone: 212-994-7938 Email: HR@nackidscan.org To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org



    Contact Information:

    Mary Ann Code
    New Alternatives for Children
    37 West, 26th Street

    New York, NY 10010
    Phone: 212-994-7938