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Family & Children's Service

Clinical Supervisor, Connecting Forward

Family & Children's Service


Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor will provide direct supervision and leadership of all elements of services provided by Connecting Forward Clinical Therapist / Case Managers (CTCM) including but not limited to: ensuring the effective completion of assessments for mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, behavioral and health issues and domestic violence barriers; ensure that recommendations and referrals for psychological and psych ed testing are executed appropriately and the results are used to inform practice with clients; ensure the effective utilization of short term and solution-focused counseling; ensure appropriate mental health and referrals are made as needed to Connecting Forward network partners including F&CS; develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and other programs for which clients may qualify; maintain an open and positive work relationship with Department of Human Services, continuously identify and generate recommendations to improve the Connecting Forward project

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and group supervision for program staff; maintain records of all individual and group supervision/meetings.
  • Complete HR functions of role: participate in the recruitment and interviewing process; make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, and termination. Conduct and administer discipline and employee performance reviews; provide employees with coaching and support. Orient every new program employee to the agency, position, and program according to agency policy and document appropriately.
  • Stay abreast of TANF, DHS, and Connecting Forward program updates and provide staff with adequate training, messaging, and tools to adapt to changes as needed.
  • Model, promote, and ensure agency atmosphere and service delivery are culturally and linguistically competent and sensitive. Conduct quality assurance checks on programs on a regular basis.
  • Identify, communicate, and generate solution ideas regarding possible risks related to the interests of employees, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure clinical services are delivered in accordance with sanctioned agency practices, ethics, and agency strength-based systems service philosophy.
  • Ensure program compliance with agency policy and procedures, and through client satisfaction process.
  • Regularly monitor program performance and play an integral role in the program PQI and assessment processes: complete documents as required.
  • Ensure program outcomes are met; ensure accuracy in all program reports generated.
  • Regular attendance during office hours and reliable transportation are required.


This position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field, at least two years of counseling experience, and 1-2 years of supervising (staff and/or interns). Occasional travel through the Middle Tennessee region to provide supervision for co-located staff at partner locations is also required.

Additional Information


This position is benefits-eligible.  We offer medical, vision, and dental coverage.  401k and 401k matching. Generous vacation time, sick leave, and parental leave.

How to Apply

Send resume to HRdept@fcsnashville.org


  • Date Posted: October 26, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $56,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hour work week