Social Work Supervisor

Location: Kaplan House
City: Manhattan
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 10003
Borough: Manhattan
Division: Children & Adolescent Residential
Program/Department: 2240A | Kaplan House (CR RTC)
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Salaried
Position Control #: 4611

About Us

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.


The Jewish Board is seeking a Social Work Supervisor at our Kaplan House in Lower Manhattan. Kaplan House is a residential facility for older adolescent males, ages 17 to 21. The facility provides an extensive independent living skills program and therapeutic and support services. The Social Work Supervisor will be responsible for direct care, oversight of administrative and clinical supervision, and staff performance evaluation. This role requires familiarity and compliance with all relevant regulations. All responsibilities are to be carried out in accordance with the standards of regulatory bodies and of the Agency.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the Interview and hire department staff; Process staff termination in accordance with Agency Policy & Procedure
  • Conduct staff Development as assigned; Conduct performance appraisals as assigned
  • Provide Event Reporting to department staff as assigned
  • Schedule and monitor staff attendance, staff and vacation scheduling to ensure proper coverage
  • Conduct Quality Assurance / Quarterly documented chart review and audits
  • Coordinate and oversee admissions process in accordance with all relevant intake criteria
  • Monitor department for continued Improvement
  • Participate in all treatment meetings, as assigned
  • Provide direct service to clients on an as needed/required basis; Provide individual and group supervision of department staff; Provide seminars for staff
  • Provide clinical support to family & youth advocates; conduct youth assessments & referrals
  • Facilitate weekly team meetings and case conferences; Monitor Consumer/Occupant Meetings
  • Monitor all individualized service plans, and review with residents and staff
  • Supervise MSW students, as assigned
  • Serve as back up to Director Department
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position):

  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
  • Prior experience with a similar population/clientele; prior experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience managing a client wait-list
  • Strong clinical group, family and individual intervention skills required
  • Sound organization, team work, and communication skills required
  • Excellent written skills and computer literacy


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