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Director, Clinical Services (FT) Supervisor/reports to:
President & CEO
About Ann’s Place: Ann’s Place is a compassionate cancer support
nonprofit organization located at 80 Saw Mill Road, Danbury,
CT. We serve those who are facing cancer, as well as their
loved ones, with psycho-social services such as professional
counseling, support groups, financial assistance and wellness
activities. We help those in the midst of their cancer
experience create a path to improving their quality of life. We do
not charge clients any fees for this support. While our paid staff
is a fairly small team of about 12, we have 36 pro-bono clinicians
and wellness staff, and also engage over 1,000 passionate and
caring volunteers in many capacities throughout the year.
The Director, Clinical Services is responsible for Ann’s Place
Client services which include counseling, support groups and
wellness activities. The Director oversees the work of the clinical
staff, the volunteer facilitators and wellness practitioners. S/he
also collaborates with other agency staff, volunteers, members of
health care teams, other social service agencies, local/regional
hospitals and hospices, and medical centers.
Position responsibilities include but may not be limited to the
Develops and plans Ann’s Place clinical services:
Manages staff and the roster of clinical staff to ensure
As part of the annual Budget Planning process, and with input
from the clinical staff on annual programmatic needs, works with
the President-CEO to develop the Client Services budget including
staffing levels, training plans.
Makes use of analyses of data in AP client database to
anticipate needs 12+ months ahead.
Listens to needs from our client community for clinical,
educational, and support services; ensures development of
tools/surveys to gather input.
Prepares a bi-monthly clinical report for the President-CEO;
prepares an annual report for the Board of Directors.
Networks with and develops referrals from collaborative
partners, including Community Cancer Collaborative and other
Coaches, mentors and supervises all clinical staff.
Additionally, maintains confidentiality for any information related
to an employee, including pay, health information etc.
Responsible for clinical team meetings/case conferences and
setting up supervision training meetings with facilitators,
wellness practitioners and clinical staff.
Ensures clinical policies and procedures are current for
employees as well as volunteers in the client services area;
informs staff of any policy changes.
Networks in the community to identify and recruit qualified
volunteer and salaried clinical staff.
Oversees clinical internships or practicum programs in concert
with the associated university.
Facilitates groups and provides individual therapy on as needed
Oversees development and implementation of a clinical training
and professional development for client services staff.
Ensures high quality of data input for the databases used for
Adheres to other relevant job-related and confidential
requirements as stated in the AP Employee Policies Handbook.
Required Education & Experience:
Active CT LCSW with expertise in oncology, palliative care or
end-of-life. Will consider active licensed mental health clinician
if s/he has a specialty in oncology.
Post-graduate degree required; degree can be in Social Work,
Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy or in a related clinical
Eight or more years of relevant clinical experience post
Oncology Social Work Certification is desirable, or willingness
to work towards certification.
Demonstrated experience working with people with chronic or
life-threatening illness in group and individual settings.
The Director must be available some evenings and weekends. There
are evening programs 3-4 days a week to meet the needs of working
clients. The Director must spend time each week monitoring these
programs with his/her staff. There are about 6-8 weekend events
throughout the year.
Works collegially with other AP staff members and volunteers to
ensure a positive work atmosphere. Where possible, shares and
learns relevant know-how to/from others. Assists colleagues with
client reception and general housekeeping and when Ann’s Place is
preparing for an event, seminar, large meeting, support groups
Attends staff meetings as required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, data bases, and
Salary Range : $75K-$85K
Come as you are : Cancer doesn’t discriminate and neither do we.
If you are a strong candidate, please apply and we will consider
you without attention to race, age, color, religion, political
affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, veteran or disability status.
TO APPLY: email resume and cover letter to Shannon @