Supervising Social Worker – Family Court

Company Details

Summary

The Safe Horizon supervised visitation program provides the setting for visitation between a child and his or her non-custodial parent in cases where there has been a court determination that unsupervised visitation is unsafe or inappropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients. Coach and guide staff in their client practice that reflects these approaches;
  • Recruit, train, and supervise staff to ensure the provision of culturally competent services to a diverse locality;
  • Oversee court-ordered visitation between non-custodial parents and their children;
  • Prepare reports for the court and review program staff reports;
  • Provide counseling for parents and children, addressing problems associated with separation, domestic violence, and visitation, making referrals for additional services when necessary;
  • Attend trainings and conferences on topics pertaining to child visitation and domestic violence;
  • Be available to make presentations at conferences and trainings on issues related to supervised visitation;
  • Participate in quarterly advisory board meetings of stakeholders in the community for the purposes of ongoing program development and sustainability;
  • Maintain case records, detailed statistics, prepare progress reports for funders, and other duties as assigned;
  • Attend internal and external meetings, trainings and workshops;
  • Assist with the administration of direct services

Qualifications

  • Masters in Social Work;
  • Experience working with families and children and with domestic violence;
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
  • Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence.
  • Experience with the Family Court and Criminal Justice system preferred.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team and independently.
  • Supervisory experience.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

New Requirement– Effective October 29, 2021, as a private contractor of The City of New York all Safe Horizon employees, interns and volunteers must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons.

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $58,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Work Location: One location

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