Rising Ground, Inc

Preventive Supervisor (Solution-Based Casework United Families)

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/30/2022 4:33 AM)
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Rising Ground Family Support Program is looking for Supervisors eager to manage a team trained in a ground-breaking, evidence-informed intervention called Solution Based Casework (SBC). The Supervisor will guide the team to support families to navigate, survive, and thrive in their worlds. Furthermore, provide to families case management services, advocacy, referrals, assistance with childcare, housing, income support, food pantries, and medical and mental health services. The Supervisor oversees family engagement, assessment, and evaluation processes for case planners - ensuring compliance with Preventive Services Quality Standards. Further, the Supervisor manages intake, referrals and discharge activities as well as the coordination of linkages with community-based support programs and services. Work is performed under the supervision of the Program Director. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It does not limit the assignment of related duties not mentioned.  


  • Assist the director in monitoring program effectiveness, including assessment, planning and compliance with department and regulatory guidelines.
  • Interviews children and families who are referred from other human services programs, or who are self-referred and in need of social services; manages a limited caseload.
  • Provides supportive counseling to families and individuals and assist them in utilizing available social, medical, educational, employment, legal and other resources which enable them to function at the highest possible level.
  • Supervises case management and case work activities; approve caseworker assessments, individualized family service plans and referrals to specialty consultants; ensures that children and families have access to benefits and entitlements.
  • In complex family situations, assist case planners in setting goals and finding creative solutions to problem situations.
  • Provides regular supervision to case planners and support staff, ensuring that children and families are appropriately counseled and engaged in treatment planning and execution; ensures that case contact requirements are met, as mandated and required.
  • Makes suitable care arrangements when the child must be separated from his/her family; assists care providers, foster parents, natural parents and the child to adjust to foster family care; help expedite permanency goals of reunification or placement.
  • Provides assistance to case workers in establishing family support networks and securing support services, i.e., housing, medical, for families, guardians and children; support case planners.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) or similar credential.
  • At least three years’ experience with a child-family population.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. 
  • Good planning, organization and priority-setting skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Two years of demonstrated successful supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Experience in foster care/adoption and preventive services preferred. 
  • Annual salary is $66,000.00 
  • Hybrid Schedule


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