Clinical Supervisor

Independence House, Inc.
Job Description


Part Time 15.75 hours per week

Provide supervision using an identifiable model of supervision with clearly defined roles/responsibilities and expectations from both supervisor and supervisee. Demonstrate leadership skills, professionalism, knowledge and skills in working with domestic and sexual violence clients and the staff providing this work.

Supervision provided to all direct service staff and program interns and volunteers.

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for securing their own supervisor/consultant in an ongoing way.


  • Help staff to build knowledge, confidence, expertise by sharing best trauma informed practices and emerging practices
  •  Assure all Independence House work is grounded in an empowerment and social justice approach
  • Provide weekly individual supervision
  • Provide group supervision as needed
  • Emergency/urgent supervision as needed
  • Identify gaps in skill, knowledge and awareness as well as strengths of staff, interns and volunteer
  • Suggest professional development activities and/or provide same
  • Explain/discuss difference between “clinical” supervision and supportive supervision, educational and administrative supervision
  • Participate in developing Independence House training in trauma
  • Keep a record of supervision sessions on file at Independence House
  • Responsible for assuring quality of activities/services with clients
  • Contribute to content for program development skills


  • MSW, LICSW Preferred
  • LICSW with 4 or more years experience
  • Keep abreast of knowledge, research and practice re: domestic and sexual violence
  • Compensation commensurate with experience


  • Ability to identify and manage any unhealthy dynamics between staff, which may arise from time to time
  • Conflict resolutions
  • Teaching, mentoring staff
  • Demonstrate various leadership skills as a member of the management team

Forward cover letter and resume to:

Joanie Waldron
Director of Operations & Personnel
Independence House, Inc.
160 Bassett Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601

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