Team Leader
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

New York, New York

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Make a bigger difference

Team Leader

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.

  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

Geller House is a 24/7 short-term residential center in Staten Island that provides rapid intervention, assessments, treatment services, education, social and recreational activities for at-risk adolescent's ages 11-16 years old who are struggling with family and trauma related issues including; long-term abuse, neglect, substance abuse and mental illness.

Geller House is currently looking for a Team Leader. works in collaboration with the Senior Team Leader to supervise the Direct Support Professional staff. The Team Leader is the functional supervisor of the program and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide supervision in collaboration with the Senior Team Leader of Direct Support Professional (DSP) staff within the facility and ensure appropriate program coverage.
  • Provides direct care staff training and orientation.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team meetings, administrator meetings, staff meetings, and individual supervision of the Direct Support Professional staff.
  • Facilitates DSP Staff meetings in collaboration with the Senior Team Leader
  • Complete weekly Direct Support Professional staff schedule two weeks in advance to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Oversee and monitor DSP engagement with the residents to ensure they are assisting with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Skills as well as Independent Living Skills.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Masters in Human Services or related field preferred
  • 2+ years' experience working with at risk youth, preferably in a residential setting
  • A current, valid and clean Driver's license is required for this position

If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Direct Care [200s]
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate : $58,500.00
  • Travel Required : Yes
  • Required Education : Bachelor's Degree



 


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