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#89652 Clinical Social Worker Supervisor for HIV Program

Extended Review Date: Tue 3/27/2018

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/1/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


The UCSD Mother Child & Adolescent HIV Program provides comprehensive and integrated HIV care, social services and clinical research to women, infants, children and youth ages 13-24. A multidisciplinary team of HIV specialists provides medical care, treatment, health education, nutrition education, mental health counseling, case management and peer support. As a clinical research site for NIH funded clinical studies, the program offers innovative, state of the science clinical interventions and observational studies for women, pregnant women, children and youth.

Under direction of the Program Director, incumbent will develop and manage the social service programs of the UCSD Mother-Child-Adolescent HIV Program. Responsibilities include the organization and implementation of comprehensive clinical social work services, case management, mental health services and psychosocial support activities. Incumbent will provide training and supervision of clinical social workers, case managers, client advocates and social work interns, conduct staff development, program evaluation, and continuous quality management activities. The incumbent will maintain an active caseload, provide clinical social work interventions and ensure compliance with regulatory statues, county and federal contract requirements.

Responsibilities include the identification of social service grants and submission of proposals in collaboration with Program Director and Program Coordinator, management of grants, evaluation of outcomes, development and submission of program reports.


  • A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work, possession of a clinical social worker license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, and three years of post-master's experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in managing and providing supervision in a social service program.

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills and experience in managing and providing supervision in a social service program. Strong ability to establish and maintain professional standards, efficient consultation and supervision skills.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based social service interventions, especially those related to HIV/AIDS, mental health, high risk youth and families, child abuse, domestic violence and chemical dependency. Extensive knowledge of social, emotional, behavioral, economic implications of chronic disease, death and loss

  • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation, measuring program outcomes and leading initiatives to improve service delivery.

  • Strong demonstrated experience in clinical supervision of social work and related social service staff in delivery of case management, crisis intervention, mental health treatment and psychosocial services.

  • Excellent social work assessment and planning skills, with strong counseling, crisis intervention and education skills. Demonstrated expertise in formulating, implementing, and adjusting psychosocial treatment based on a sound integration of theory and practice.

  • Extensive knowledge of community social service resources, benefits, eligibility through Medi-Cal, AIDS Waiver, CCS.

  • Demonstrated experience in grant writing. Ability to identify appropriate grants, develop and write effective social service grant proposals.


  • Bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.


  • Current California Driver's License.

  • Access to reliable personal transportation with proof of insurance.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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