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Social Work Director

Bronx, NY
Partnership with Children works in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma, to provide critical social and emotional supports for the hardest-to-reach youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful and conducive to learning. Social Work Directors engage in direct practice while also supervising staff. Social Work Directors are the lead supervisors for Partnership staff in the school building. Each Social Work Director has the support of a supervisor on a regular basis.
 
Responsibilities:
Direct practice:                                                                                                                                          
  • Provide individual counseling and case management
  • Facilitate large and small group counseling (individually or with co-facilitator)
  • Attend all school-based meetings (e.g. with administration, guidance counselor, teachers)
  • Collaborate with school administration and staff on needs of students, families and school community
  • Integrate into and engage with school culture through development of positive relationships with school community
  • Conduct parent workshops and teacher staff development sessions
  • Conduct home visits
  • Support students and families in crisis
Staff supervision:
  • Conduct weekly structured supervision of social worker and/or interns and weekly staff meetings
  • Ensure all case notes, bio psycho-socials and goal plans are completed and of high quality
  • Develop direct reports to improve their practice
  • Model development and maintenance of key collaborative relationships
  • Ensure data collection is timely and accurate
 
Qualifications:
  • Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion
  • New York State LMSW/LCSW or LCSW eligibility preferred
  • SIFI certification strongly preferred with at least one year’s experience supervising social work interns
  • At least one year’s experience in school setting, strong experience working with students and families
  • Work with fidelity to model while also being able to implement model according to specific school needs
  • Interest in and comfort with working with data to inform practice
  • Act as lead Partnership with Children representative at the school and have ability and interest in being the face of Partnership with Children within the school building
  • Work in fast-paced environment, flexible and can-do attitude
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check and clearance by NYC Department of Education
 
Hours:
  • Full-time, occasional weeknight hours
  • Year-round position (summer location and duties may vary)
  • This is a school-based, in-person position
 
Salary and Benefits:
$68k-$80k annually, based on licensure, credentials and experience. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.
 
 
​​​​​​Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. PWC acknowledges the permanency of racism within organizations, industries, and communities. As an anti-racist organization PWC is committed to effectively working against systems that perpetuate racism and disproportionate opportunities for people based on skin color. PWC recognizes diversity as a strength and believes that one’s lived experiences add to the value of the organization. Therefore we strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance completing any forms in the application process.

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