Social Work Supervisor (LMSW/LCSW – Adult Services)



The Urban Resource Institute (URI), a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization established in 1980, operates shelter, legal and job training programs for domestic violence victims, residential and vocational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, and residential programs for homeless families. With a $50-55 million annual budget with over 600 staff, URI promotes safety, justice, health, and independence for vulnerable individuals and families residing in New York City. Reporting to the Program Director, the Social Work Supervisor assesses mental and emotional functioning of residents and administers services for necessary treatment. She/he provides clinical supervision to the Case Managers and Child Therapist through case analysis, service planning and supervisory process. Provides direct treatment services and issues referrals on an as needed basis.



• Responsible for the clinical supervision of Case Managers, Child Therapist, Housing Specialist and Interns.
• Provides administrative and group supervision
• Coordinates staff training, meetings, supervision and ensure other opportunity for the professional development of staff.
• Coordinates mental health referrals
• Attend consortium meetings, e.g. with HRA and others to discuss issues pertaining to service delivery.
• Evaluates mental health status for residents on admission by completing comprehensive evaluation (CFEs)
• Coordinates mental health/psychiatric care and referral.
• Provides brief psychotherapy.
• Develop a resource of network social services providers.
• Chairs case conference meetings and coordinates service plan implementation.
• Develops and facilitates group meetings.
• Monitors resident records for compliance and best practices.
• Functions independently in times of facility coverage including responsibility for appropriate action in crisis situation per agency procedures.
• Attend monthly staff meeting and case conferences.
• Regularly assess the safety and well-being of all clients
• Participate in weekly individual and group supervision with Program Director
• Participate in training seminars conducted to enhance and develop clinical skills.
• Function independently in time of facility coverage, including responsibility for appropriate action in crisis situation per agency procedure.
• Assist with reports and program evaluation.
• Assists the Childcare Supervisor with overlapping needs of children and residents
• Reviews progress notes and service plans.
• Monitors client compliance


  • Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem and/or Temporary flexible schedules available.
  • Masters Degree in Social Work, and/or a Licensed Social work degree.
  • Five years of experience, working with victims of domestic violence and their dependent children.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and experience with and/or knowledge of domestic violence within and against disenfranchised communities, including individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with mental health issues.
  • Employee must be computer-literate and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills are required
  • Work in collaboration with other departments, agencies, systems and institutions to maximize scarce resources.
  • Ensure Quality Assurance and Best Practices in service delivery.


Urban Resource Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@urinyc.org