Clinical Supervisor & Field Placement Instructor

Part-time (20 hours or less/week), Hourly, Temporary, and Non-Exempt.
Hourly Base Pay: $43.00 without LCSW; $45.99 with LCSW; Bilingual: $0.50
Location: YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA 95112
Website: www.yourywca.org
Department: Healing Center (Healing & Justice)
Program: Clinical Services

Join a passionate, dynamic team dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

For over 100 years, YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley has provided programs and services that form a critical continuum of response, healing, and prevention. Our dedication to the people we serve is unparalleled. We have an exciting future, and the team to deliver on that lasting change for the people we serve. To encourage survivor self-determination, services are delivered through a strengths-based, non-judgmental, and trauma-informed lens that aligns with our mission. Be a key part of shaping this future as our new Clinical Supervisor & Field Placement Instructor in our Clinical Services Program.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Services, the Clinical Supervisor & Field Placement Instructor provides supervision and support for a group of BSW & MSW Interns during their field placements in which they provide direct service to individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. The Clinical Supervisor & Field Placement Instructor provide support to ensure clients receive quality, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, empowerment-based, and survivor-centered case management and advocacy aligning with the mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

We are seeking a compassionate, organized, and reliable individual with a high level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Essential to this role is a demonstrated ability to work with culturally and economically diverse individuals and families and the ability to work with those impacted by trauma; a demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and to respond appropriately to unexpected situations.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills to work independently and as part of a team. You must have an understanding of feminism and a strong commitment to social justice. Additionally, an ideal candidate will possess knowledge of and sensitivity to domestic violence and sexual assault issues, trauma, gender equity, and client-centered service provision.

Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Key to success is the ability to be present in a changing work environment; the ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team with flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humor; and the ability to prioritize effectively and model healthy boundaries with empathy and compassion. Candidates should be competent in using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and have experience in confidential data management and record keeping.

The ideal candidate is a warm, self-starter deeply committed to providing services from a strengths-based, social justice and anti-oppression framework. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), is highly preferred. Bilingual, bi-cultural, and bi-literate skills are preferred (Spanish, Mandarin, or Vietnamese strongly preferred).

Work hours are primarily days. Schedule TBD. Delivery of service may include overtime to accomplish the task at hand. Work includes lifting up to 30 pounds. Susceptible to compassion fatigue and/or vicarious trauma.

Required: Cleared background check (fingerprinting), valid TB test, valid 3+ years California driver’s license, and auto insurance. This position requires a Covid-19 vaccination due to the in-person interfacing required, and to promote the health and safety of others in the workplace and our community.

TO APPLY: Submit Resume & Cover Letter to hr@yourywca.org with “Clinical Supervisor & Field Placement Instructor” in the subject line.  Posting will continue until the position is filled. The YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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