Clinical Supervisor


Date Posted:
301 W 37th St 5 Floor
New York
United States of America



Position Overview

The SMART Program is a collaboration between Housing Works and the NYC Department of Correction (DOC) aimed at reducing the likelihood of recidivism for detainees in the custody of DOC. Specifically, the SMART program provides individual and group services to detainees at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Detention Centers, provides assistance with transition from jail to the community, and offers community-based services to help stabilize participants, including connection to health care, housing, case management and vocational support services. Under the supervision of the Assistant Program Director, the Jail-Based Clinical Supervisor will oversee the clinical operations of the program primarily in jail-based setting, including but not limited to, providing clinical supervision to group facilitators in DOC’s Manhattan and Brooklyn detention centers, reviewing individual treatment plans, assisting with development of group curriculums, group observations, crisis intervention, or group services as needed. The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience supervising staff, be comfortable working in jail-based settings full time, have working knowledge of issues impacting individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and experience working with substance use and mental health issues.


• Provide clinical supervision and training to SMART team members • Direct observation and evaluation of group services • Work collaboratively with re-entry team to review and develop program curricula • Provide assessment, crisis intervention or group services as needed • Adhere to policies as set by Housing Works and NYC DOC • Maintain communication with NYC DOC regarding program staffing and service delivery • Assist in overseeing and troubleshooting jail-based program operations • Provide group coverage as needed • Promote Housing Works’ core values in day to day activities • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Requirements


Educational Requirements

• LCSW or LMHC in New York State required • Experience with criminal justice involved population, as well as substance use and mental health issues • Minimum or 1-3 years supervising staff • Ability to provide onsite support to staff in Manhattan and Brooklyn detention centers • Ability to provide small group trainings to staff • Ability to obtain DOC clearance • Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required.

Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.