JCFS Chicago provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year.
JCFS Chicago is looking to hire a Clinical Supervisor to support our Child Welfare clinical staff. The Clinical Supervisor will supervise Foster Care, IPS and MAC clinical staff and support the administrative needs of the department.
Supervises and evaluates the case management and clinical treatment approaches of the professional clinical staff assigned as direct reports.
Lead, coach, mentor and instruct clinical staff by providing orientation and ongoing training.
Makes recommendations for continuing or terminating employment of professional clinical staff.
Assumes full responsibility for the treatment of clients under their supervisees’ care.
Leads weekly group supervision for clinical staff.
Performs record keeping functions and other administrative duties as required by the Agency, including written treatment documentation within the required timeframes.
Screens and coordinates intakes and assigns new and transfer cases to professional clinical staff.
Oversees administrative tasks related to assigned cases, i.e. case records, quality audits, case staffings, and case consultations.
May provide services and billing under Medicaid Rule 132 as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) or Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), dependent on qualifications.
Reviews all case documentation with Medicaid Rule 132 involvement, ensuring compliance with requirements.
Interprets Agency programs to other community agencies or groups.
Helps develop and refine program policies and procedures.
Collaborates with other agency personnel, supervisor, appropriate specialists or consultants on specific case related problems and participates in weekly supervision.
Participates in agency staff development programs, professional group seminars, committees or conferences to increase professional knowledge.
Traits for Success
Comfortable in a leadership role.
Self-reflective; someone who takes an active role in appraising own responses and reactions.
Flexible; able to take varied perspectives and think critically.
Efficient and effective organizational and time management skills.
Independent with demonstrated use of sound judgment.
Demonstrated decision making capacity in a variety of situations.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to remain calm in high-stress situations while maintaining an understanding and supportive demeanor.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage/Family Therapy, Psychology, or related field for an accredited college.
Clinical state licensure in the clinician’s discipline, e.g. LCSW, LCPC or LMFT.
Three or more years working with youth and adolescents with complex trauma histories preferred.
Three or more years of direct clinical practice. 1 or more years of post-clinical license experience preferred.
Able to work evenings based on program needs.
Able to work an on-call rotation approximately once every four weeks.
As this position requires site visits to and/or transporting clients from locations which may or may not be accessible by public transportation, must be able to drive, have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle to travel in the Chicago metropolitan area.
JCFS offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance.
Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org
JCFS is committed to serving the needs of the diverse Chicago metropolitan area. Accredited by COA, Charter member of CWLA, Licensed by DCFS
JCFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. JCFS provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application
Internal Number: 001
About Jewish Child & Family Services
Jewish Child & Family Services provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.