Requisition Number: SLTNJ-CLSUP-S-09-2020-02
Job Title: Clinical Supervisor
City: Woodland Park
State: NJ

Minimum Degree Required: D - Graduate Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 4
Salary Range: $50,000/year

Clinical Supervisor

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Description/Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor provides supervision and training to Case Managers who provide services to Community Support Services (CSS) participants who have been diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness. This includes field supervision of Case Managers, the provision of direct clinical services to participants, the provision of clinical direction for services planning, participation in team and individual case management, participation in CQI and Clinical Issues activities, and the collection of outcomes measurement data.

Under the direction of the Regional Director or Assistant Regional Director, the Clinical Supervisor works in collaboration with case managers and other team members to ensure a high-quality and appropriate level of care. While adhering to specific procedures and policies, the Clinical Supervisor will assist to empower the adults with serious and persistent mental illness by directing services toward achieving the goals necessary for success and satisfaction in the community. The Clinical Supervisor will also support the Regional leaders in implementing systems for Corporate and Divisional goals. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Work closely with Case Managers to ensure that they are responsive to consumer needs and effectively provide the services that they most benefit from.
  • Support Case Managers in daily problem solving regarding challenges that arise on a daily basis by working directly with consumers in crisis.
  • In collaboration with the participant and Case Manager, participate in developing rehabilitation plans that address all relevant wellness domains.
  • Review rehabilitation plans and Case Manager interventions at a regular interval, to assess for progress and to recommend adjustments to interventions provided or adjustments to the rehabilitation plan as appropriate.
  • Utilize a psychiatric rehabilitation approach, a demonstrated understanding of Community Support Services and the recovery model in direct work with consumers and  in guiding and training Case Managers.
  • Engage participant in a trusting and supportive relationship, providing emotional support within professional boundaries.  Lead Case Managers in doing the same.
  • Provide on-call coverage which may include phone work and possibly in-person contact.
  • Assume an active role as liaison with family members, community agencies, advocacy groups, and other invested individuals and groups.
  • Provide crisis intervention services in the homes of consumers as needed
  • Provide therapeutic counseling services to consumers as indicated on rehabilitation plans.
  • Inform Assistant Regional Director and Regional Director regarding pressing clinical issues effecting clinical program consumers.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience with programs designed to support individuals with mental illness, addictive disorders or other life challenges; clinical experience required

Required Education

  • Master’s degree in human services field from an accredited college or university.

Required Qualifications

  • Mental health license (LAC, LSW) in the state of New Jersey.  Candidate must be on track to obtain clinical licensure (LPC, LCSW).
  • Excellent communication, written and time management skills
  • Current and valid driver’s license with ability to travel to programs and the Corporate Office as needed.
  • Criminal record clearances, as dictated by the assigned programs

Program Summary

NJ SALT of Passaic County offers a variety of flexible services and subsidized housing to assist mental health consumers in their transitions from a hospital setting to the communities of Passaic County. This housing model provides intensive in-house supports based on individual needs. By providing consumer choice and a more focused system of supports, participants can achieve stability within the local community as an alternative to residential group care, gaining fuller access to community resources and a greater measure of independence
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.