Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Licensed Clinical Program Supervisor

    Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clinical Counseling
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We’re working toward a world where all children realize their full potential…


    When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there. Founded in 1902 to provide safe, loving homes for orphans, CHS is now one of the oldest, largest and most respected nonprofit organizations in Florida. Delivering hope to more than 50,000 children and family members across the state, we continue to do more. We are leading the nation in developing and delivering solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

    Will you join us? Are you ready to HELP CHILDREN find–and achieve–their full potential? Are you ready to make a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE in the lives of children and their families? If so, we want to talk to YOU.

    We’re seeking an experienced Licensed Clinical Program Supervisor to support our growing needs for clinical counseling services. You’ll manage the daily operations of a program requiring advanced assessment and intervention strategies; supervise clinical and support staff; coordinate service delivery - with the goal of providing hope, healing, and health to children, teens, and adults through clinical and supportive counseling services. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional that has a passion for leadership and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment. 



    • Supervise program staff including regular individual and group staff meetings and case consultation; oversee proper client to staff ratio; provide daily, weekly and/or monthly clinical supervision to program staff as required by contract.
    • Assign cases to program staff and oversee service delivery –to be performed according to, and within, the CHS mission, policy/statewide directive/procedural directions and treatment models.
    • Provide support with in-crisis or problem cases; provide on-going assistance to program staff in coordinating services for clients, including afterhours assistance, support and coverage as needed or scheduled.
    • Support new and existing program staff by providing field training, perspective, and empowerment which enable direct service personnel to deliver the service effectively. - Provide in-depth clinical, case coordination and/or supportive counseling services; individual, group and family therapy, including but not limited to TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS (only provided in Residential settings) services, in a CHS office/facility, client home and/or school community as necessary.
    • Provide in-depth clinical assessments, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention, including but not limited to TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS (only provided in Residential settings) services; review and approve eligibility certifications, assessments, treatment plans, etc. as submitted by program staff.
    • Review and monitor clinical records and program documentation to be prepared according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.).
    • Direct program staff to generate necessary reports and documents (i.e. Quality Assurance and program accounting reports) and enter data into the client’s electronic health record or other database in a timely manner, as required by the program.
    • Oversee that established program productivity goals are met while upholding the CHS standard of care.
    • Lead or facilitate clinical training in evidence-based practices to network providers, as required by the program.
    • Liaison with community agencies and attend closure or conference staffings.
    • Participate in grant writing, contract negotiating or re-accreditation preparation, as requested.
    • Review and approve notes to be submitted to billing, when applicable.
    • Assist in developing program policies and procedures.
    • Provide clinical supervision as needed for licensure to registered interns and trainees
    • Perform supervisory responsibilities specified in COA Standard TS 3:
      • Delegate and oversee work assignment so that service delivery is performed  according to the organization's mission, policies and procedures and service philosophy
      • provide case consultation and in-service training, as appropriate
      • identify unmet training needs
      • conduct performance evaluations
      • support and enhance staff's ability to perform their jobs by teaching and modeling technical knowledge and skills, work management and communication skills and conflict management skills.
    • Participate in the quality improvement process. 



    • Working knowledge of the Clinical Counseling field
    • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
    • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
    • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
    • A sincere passion for helping others in need


    • Master's degree in Social Work or comparable human service field
    • Minimum of three years post-Master’s degree experience, preferably in a related program or service delivery system
    • Professional Florida license in Mental Health (LMHC), Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) or Psychology
    • Please see COA (Council on Accreditation) standards for specific skills and knowledge that pertain to the program in which the employee is working.
    • Florida Driver’s License within 30 days from hire
    • Must apply for and maintain a Florida Medicaid Number through the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration 

    At CHS, we’ve created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries … paid holidays … generous paid time off … flexible work schedules … and a sweet benefits suite that doesn’t just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!

    With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of children’s services in the state of Florida. We’re an employer and career path of choice for any aspiring professional committed to growth and excellence. At CHS, we do good.


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