Director of Social Services


West Palm Beach, FL

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 424 days ago

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The Director of Social Services has the overall responsibility for managing, coordinating, supervising, evaluating and implementing treatment programs and the delivery of services in an effective manner for all of the In-Patient Programs. Social Work functions may include the following functions: Psychosocial assessment of newly admitted patients, developing an update or detailed re-assessment of the patient; high-social risk case finding; contact with family and others significant in the patient’s life. Such functions may include patient and family education, support and advocacy, providing coordination/liaison with community-based social and mental health agency(ies) regarding the pre-admission status of the patient; participating as a member of the treatment team in development of treatment planning and subsequent planned interventions. The Medical Director supervises the clinical aspects and responsibilities of the Director of Social Services. The Chief Executive Officer supervises the administrative and day-to-day functions of the Director of Social Services.

Qualified candidates will have a Master's Degree in Social Work and at least five (5) years experienceworking with mentally ill patients. Two (2) years of supervisory experience in a clinical setting preferred. Must be currently licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the state of Florida.

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]

Licensed Clinical Scial Worker (FL) 

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Base Salary - $80,000 to $110,000

Full-time Benefits - Full 

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate 

Commission Compensation - No 

Bonus Eligible - No 

Overtime Eligible - No 

Interview Travel Reimbursed - No 


5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Director

Management ExperienceRequired - No

Minimum Education - Master's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

$80K - $100K