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400 Forest Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Open to qualified New York State employees.
Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service list for the title.
Transfer Opportunity - Currently serving permanently in this title and eligible for lateral transfer; OR in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 transfer and be currently licensed and registered as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State.
Duties Description As a Social Work Supervisor 1 (LCSW), you would be responsible for administrative and clinical supervision of professional and paraprofessional social work staff. In addition, you may oversee a social work department’s administrative and reporting functions, including fiscal, human resources, program statistical reports and other support services.
1. In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain
employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded
individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State
Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from
any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If
you are appointed and subsequently listed as an
excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or
excluded from any other Federal or federally-assisted
program), you may be terminated from your
2. If appointed you may be required to become an
enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your
employer a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration
System (NPES); and otherwise actively participate to
the degree necessary to allow for your services to be
billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are
appointed and you lose the ability to bill through
Medicaid and Medicare, you may be terminated from
3. Continued employment as a Social Work Supervisor 1
(LCSW) is dependent upon current licensure and
registration by New York State as a Licensed Clinical
Social Worker. Loss of licensure and
registration may result in removal from employment.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
400 Forest Avenue
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.