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Supervisor II (Clinical), Gabriel House Supportive Housing Program

Gabriel House Supportive Housing Program: a building which was developed and is operated by the Addiction Rehabilitation Center Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit agency.  Gabriel House is a residential building located on West 122nd street and the corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd in the Central Harlem section of Manhattan.  The facility will provide 30 units of supportive housing to homeless or at-risk of homelessness, single adults (age 18 and over) diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, serious mental illness (SMI) or who are diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted (MICA), currently known as persons with co-occurring disorders. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Gabriel House and provides case management and 24/7 security.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of social services staff and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, peers, supervisors, and funders.
  • Plan and organize program activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets.
  • Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to excel.
  • Complete client psychiatric assessments, as necessary.
  • Ensure that all direct reporting staff completes all necessary case management documentations including assessments and service plans, and referrals to providers as required.
  • Ensure that all client charting documentation are up-to-date and reflect services provided such as service plans, re-certifications and psychiatric assessments. 
  • Assist with the development of program content to address residents needs related to housing, substance abuse treatment, mental health and employment.
  • Provide assistance, interventions and follow-up in regards to critical incidents with clients. 
  • Encourage teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff program problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Conduct and document one-on-on supervision of direct reporting staff to assess and improve work performance i.e. identify training needs, professional development etc. 
  • Overcome resistance to change from clients, direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Monitor clients' progress toward their goals (dates achieved) and document via progress notes.
  • Review all documentation related to clients' progress for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
  • Review and sign time sheets.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for directed reporting staff.
  • Conduct chart auditing of client files (i.e., paper and electronically).
  • Ensure staff utilization of electronic database and conduct oversight to ensure data integrity.
  • Manage own time effectively and coordinate program activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
  • Lead and participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
  • May prepare marketing materials for the program.
  • May reach out and market the program to the community in order to recruit clients.
  • May prescreen clients over the telephone for eligibility and may schedule intake appointments.
  • May conduct initial intake or assessment of clients and/or clients' families and periodic reassessments.
  • May have direct client service/program responsibilities in addition to the above.
  • May plan, coordinate and facilitate social/peer support events, including group facilitation for clients.
  • Task may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over a period of time.

 

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Licensed Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), as per funder.

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