Hotline Phone Numbers

Domestic Violence Hotline:
800.621.HOPE (4673)

Crime Victims Hotline:
866.689.HELP (4357)

Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline:

TDD phone number for all hotlines:

Career Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Career Details
Position:Supervising Social Worker, DV Shelter
Type:EMP Employee
Reports To:Program Director - Shelter
Location:Bronx/Staten Island
Description:The Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families.

Responsibilities:Essential Job Functions: Under general supervision, a Supervising Social Worker is responsible for the following:
• Assisting the Director with responsible and relevant program development;
• May provide direct supervision to the following: Case Managers, Housing Specialist, Vocational Educational Specialist, Recreational Aide and/or Childcare Aides;
• Providing counseling activities, including crisis intervention to residents;
• Facilitating/Co-facilitating and overseeing the content of support groups;
• Acting as a liaison to and advocating with outside agencies;
• Overseeing the development and maintenance of responsible safety plans, case-plans and required case records;
• Providing input for or completing statistical reports as needed;
• Assisting in designing and conducting training/presentations and developing resources for staff and members of community from other agencies as needed;
• Resolving problems which may arise with staff and residents;
• Supervising the activities of student interns and volunteers as needed;
• Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:• A Master’s degree in social work required
• Five years’ experience working with victims of domestic violence.
• Two years of relevant supervisory experience also required.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to domestic violence, child abuse and neglect and sexual abuse
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which includes a background check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.

Safe Horizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Education:Master's Degree
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

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