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Assistant Director of Social Work

JCCA Pleasantville, NY
  • Posted: 22 hours ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental


JCCA is seeking experienced and energetic Assistant Directors of Social Work to join the Residential Treatment Campus of JCCA in Pleasantville, NY. Our Campus offers a safe and supervised setting for at risk youth, ages 5-21, with developmental disabilities as well as severe emotional and behavioral challenges.

We are seeking an Assistant Director for our Pleasantville Cottage School Program, which serves children with long-term emotional and behavioral challenges

The Assistant Director of Social Work will support the day to day management of clinical teams and drive the treatment and program development of the Residential Treatment Center by performing the following essential functions:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of various treatment modalities

  • Provide administrative and clinical supervision to Social Work and Case Management staff members, which includes but is not limited to: evaluating all supervisees on a regular and timely basis, approving work schedules, paid time off and overtime within the context of agency policy and procedures

  • Facilitate meetings within the program including, but not limited to team, family, case planning, SPR, Red Flags, FTCs, and briefing meetings

  • Support supervisees with high risk cases and provide crisis management as needed

  • Working with the Director of Social Work to establish clinical procedures; participate in the intake process including review of referral packets, interviewing prospective residents, conducting intake meetings, etc.

  • Liaison with JCCA’s Foster Home Division and other programs to ensure the smooth transition of youth through the continuum of care

  • Collaborate with child welfare agencies, courts, hospitals, and other community agencies

  • Perform regular case record reviews ensuring that regulatory requirements are met

  • Participating in the recruiting/hiring of clinical staff and all personnel activity including, transferring, promoting and orientation of new staff


  • LCSW certification with prior supervisory experience in foster care or community based youth program

  • Solid organizational and follow-up skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Must demonstrate the ability to collaborate with client and teams that are culturally and professionally diverse

  • Computer Literacy (specifically Microsoft Word, Excel)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.


Why Work Here?

Opportunity to Develop as Clinical Leader!

JCCA, formerly known as Jewish Child Care Association, provides comprehensive care to thousands of children, young people and families who come from New York’s diverse communities. Since 1822, we have embraced those who need us most — abused, neglected and traumatized young people who are struggling with poverty, developmental disabilities and complex mental illness. Our programs include foster and residential care, educational assistance and remediation, case management for young people with mental health challenges and services to families to prevent child abuse and maltreatment. JCCA offers safety, stability and lifesaving support to help our clients transform their lives. JCCA programs help more than 16,000 children and families annually. JCCA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, short-term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time-off, tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, and retirement savings options. JCCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which JCCA has facilities. Visit our website:


1075 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Pleasantville, NY

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