Social Work Supervisor – Philadelphia, PA

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Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children, youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.

We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: Social Work Supervisor ($40k-$55k)

Critical Functions of Position:

Provide high-quality leadership, direction, and supervision to team members in all program settings and foster a culturally sensitive, therapeutic, strengths-based, youth-centered environment.
Guide, monitor and ensure quality, safe service delivery, crisis intervention, and critical incident reporting in compliance with agency, county, state, and federal standards of practice and program regulations.
Oversee the referral process and conduct intake interviews, individual and group counseling sessions.

Essential Functions of Position:

Lead team member recruitment, orientation, training, and evaluation, and implement all personnel policies as required.
Be proactive in representing the program and agency in a professional manner and fostering positive community relationships within and outside of the agency.
Process informal and formal client issues, concerns and grievances from a positive youth development perspective and according to official program practice.
To provide effective de-escalation and counseling to escalated, distressed, and/or disruptive young people and assist in the development and implementation of safety plans for all youth as needed.
To generate and maintain reporting elements for clinical and wellness services provided in the assigned program (s)
To manage and supervise the intern/field placement program (as assigned).
Other Duties:

Understand and adhere to Valley Youth House policies, practices, and procedures
To participate in weekly scheduled supervision with the Associate Director/Director/Vice President and be prepared with an agenda.
To attend and actively participate in team meetings.
To complete other related tasks as appropriate or assigned.
Position Requirements:

A minimum of three years of experience working with adolescents is preferred.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and ability to operate agency vehicles.

Valley Youth House (VYH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, VYH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the agency has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. VYH expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.