Director of Social Services

Full-time
BronxWorks
BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.
Description

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Case Management, Housing, Child Care, and Youth programs in a tier II family homeless shelter.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to the Case Management Supervisor the Childcare Coordinator and the Recreation Coordinator.
  • Serve as the supervisor for multiple Housing Specialists at the facility.
  • Provide clinical supervision to the LMSW Client Care Coordinators who will be working with the families in a therapeutic capacity.
  • Manage staff in the Early Childcare Education and After School Programs for children at the facility.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work required.
  • LMSW required, or the ability to acquire license within 6-months of being hired.
  • Minimum of 2-years previous supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with quality assurance/improvement, performance measures and program evaluation preferred.
  • Working knowledge of resources for housing, children, domestic violence, mental illness, and substance abuse is a plus.
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish language proficiency preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.

Salary: Approx. $72k annually