Clinical Team Leader- St. Nicholas House

Title:          Clinical Team Leader

Location:     St. Nicholas House


Program Overview:

St. Nicholas House is a supportive SRO which provides permanent housing to 94 single adults, diagnosed with mental illness, substance use as well as community members in need of low-income, affordable housing.                       

Overall Responsibilities: The Clinical Team Leader, in conjunction with the Program Director, is responsible for ensuring that clinical services meet regulatory requirements and standards of care. The Clinical Team Leader functions as Program Director when Program Director is unavailable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Direct supervision and clinical oversight for a small team of case managers

·         Supervises the day-to-day delivery of direct services, including assessment, referral and linkage to services

·         Schedule and participate in weekly team meetings to monitor and evaluate clients’ status and progress with respect to treatment goals

·         Ensure assessments, psycho-social evaluations and Independent Living Plans are prepared and followed

·         Coordinate and monitor delivery of services by on site nurse and psychiatrist

·         Review referral packages and conduct comprehensive interview and assessments to determine potential client’s eligibility for program vacancies

·         Coordinate new client intake procedures

·         Assists in quality assurance activities to ensure service milestones and program performance goals are met

·         Ensures accurate and up to date clinical documents are being maintained and that required data is inputted in a timely fashion into the AWARDS system





In addition:

·         Responds to crisis in collaboration with the psychiatrist and nursing personnel and serve as point person to coordinate communication

·         Full-time position and on call 24 hours/day, seven days/week for all clinical emergencies as needed 

·         Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor



·         Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related Human Services  

field with a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience

·         Experience working with adults with mental health, substance use and/or

MICA populations, preferably in homeless shelters or supportive housing

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus


Preferred Skills

Communication:        An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Interpersonal skills:  An ability to interact with tenants and all levels of staff.

Team Building:         An ability to work with all level of staff to enhance their skills to work cooperatively

                                    in order to serve the needs of the tenants.


To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: