POSITION: CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Working in collaboration with WomenCARE program director, the clinical supervisor is responsible for:
- Recruiting, training, supervising, and supporting volunteer support group
- Maintaining a warm, supportive, and collaborative environment for group
- Providing guidance to help facilitators work with each other in dealing with grief and loss; group dynamics; difficult clients; cultural competence; the interplay between personal life, including personal experience of cancer, and the role of being a facilitator
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Recruit, interview, and select volunteer support group facilitator candidates
- Provide orientation and training for new facilitators
- Arrange and facilitate monthly support group meetings for group facilitators; coordinate logistics via em Order and pick up lunch for this meeting.
- Provide support and consultation to group facilitators by phone, email, and in person, particularly in cases where a group member is in crisis or when a group member’s appropriateness for group is in question, or when group process has become difficult
- Communicate with facilitators and staff about support group attendance and about the status of groups, e., whether or not they are closed, or full, or can accept new members.
- Maintain contact with the office regarding the need/requests for additional groups; conduct community outreach to find facilitators for new groups; and provide training to those new facilitators
- Provide as-needed consultation, evaluation, and referral for WomenCARE clients with psychological concerns
- When needed, support staff in assessing clients’ ability to benefit from groups; help process difficult interactions between potential clients and staff.
- Methods of support group facilitation.
- General information regarding cancer diagnoses, treatments, and integrative m THIS CAN BE LEARNED.
- Social, emotional, spiritual, and physical implications of catastrophic illness
- Offering therapeutic support to both groups and individuals who are experiencing the grief and losses associated with a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and associated life changes.
- Working with women and their families, the public, health professionals, and the press.
- Program planning and implementation
- Recruitment, training, evaluation, and supervision of volunteers
- Outreach to varied communities of women
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and collaborations with the volunteer support group facilitators, peer counselors, office volunteers and staff.
- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with families of clients, volunteers, and the public, including people from different racial, ethnic, and cultural groups and from different backgrounds and lifestyles
EDUCATION AND EXPERTISE:
- A combination of education, skill, and experience that provides the skill, knowledge, and abilities listed
- Masters degree in social work or psychology, plus clinical license: LCSW, MFT, licensed psychologist, etc.
- Two years of BBS-licensed clinical experience
Up to 10 hours per month, more when needed for trainings.
RATE OF PAY:
Independent contractor. Up to $30/hour, depending upon education and experience.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org