Social Work Supervisor

Website The Bowery Mission

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, Christian faith-based organization dedicated to serving people who are experiencing homelessness.

Working at our Women’s Center, the Social Work Supervisor (Supervisor) is a key member of the Clinical Services team. The Supervisor will develop integrated, faith-based clinical services that equip residential female clients to make progress on their independent living goals.  The Supervisor will provide comprehensive leadership and supervision to clinical staff and interns, and coordinate all services related to the social and mental health needs of clients including clinical evaluations, assessments, and external referrals that support a holistic continuum of care.

The Supervisor responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to:

Carry small caseload of assigned clients
Provide clinical team with daily guidance, support, and supervision
Ensure clinical interventions align with overall program objectives and comply with department protocols
Coordinate care with interdisciplinary team and external providers in support of client goal achievement
Review case records for accuracy, completeness and adherence to regulations and procedures
Quality assurance review of clinical interventions, services, and procedure
Conduct timely trainings for professional and clinical skill development
Carry caseload of assigned clients
Conduct holistic individual and group counseling/therapy sessions
Facilitate/lead classes
Complete psychosocial assessments
Coordinate intake and outreach processes with internal and external referral partners
Manage crises and subsequent debriefs with team

Reports to: Associate Director, Clinical Services


Embraces the organization’s Statement of Faith
NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Previous experience working with low-income families and individuals, mental illness, and/or substance abuse
Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity
The ability to build effective relationships / partnerships
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Proven flexibility, multi-tasking, and problem-solving ability
Able to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook

3+ years social work or equivalent related experience in a residential setting
Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in a medical, substance use, mental health and/or community-based setting strongly preferred
Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Publisher, Access
NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Bilingual (Spanish/English)
Knowledge of regulatory body policies, procedure

The Bowery Mission takes the health & safety of our staff, guests, clients, and volunteers very seriously, and especially as it relates to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

In partnership with the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, we have modified our services to stay up-to-date with the latest health and safety guidelines that continuously evolve based upon new information and research. We greatly value the contributions of essential workers in roles like this one and have designed protocols around personal protective equipment, social distancing, cleaning and sanitation, and building capacity in order to protect our staff and those we serve.

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