Senior Team Leader (Overnights)

77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA Req #2594
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Make a bigger difference



The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  


Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to  3 weeks’ vacation at start
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Unlimited opportunities for employee referral bonuses



Geller House is a 24/7 short-term residential center  in Staten Island that provides rapid intervention, assessments, treatment services, education, social and recreational activities for at-risk adolescent’s ages 11-16 years old who are struggling with family and trauma related issues including; long-term abuse, neglect, substance abuse and mental illness.


Geller House is currently looking for a Senior Team Leader; a senior level administrative position, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility, including performing all duties of a Team Leader. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day implementation of the clients’ treatment plan and living unit; providing direct support care on an as-needed basis; participating in the intake/admission for new referrals; and Coordinating/overseeing programming for the youth, including clinical, recreational, medical, and school services, etc.
  • Providing supervision of all direct support staff; ensuring appropriate program coverage, including ratios and scheduling; Supervising all staff documentation (Alltrac reports, progress notes, ICMPs, etc.); completing ICMPs, and updating accordingly
  • Acting as integral part of the interviewing process; working in collaboration with HR; training/orienting new staff, including TCI training
  • Acting as On Call rotation for afterhours crisis; providing backup coverage for AOD as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, with 3 years of related experience; OR an Associate’s degree with at least 4 years of experience in a community mental health setting; OR a High School Diploma/Equivalent, with 5 years of experience in a mental health setting
  • A Valid, clean driver’s license is required; willingness and ability to drive agency vans/vehicles; ability to travel in the community with the residents
  • Excellent supervisory and resident engagement skills

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care [200s]
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA