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Eliot Community Human Services Respite Clinical Supervisor in Danvers, Massachusetts


Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services. Eliot’s Behavioral Health Division provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services.

Eliot is seeking a licensed Clinical Supervisor to provide overall clinical supervision and oversight of service delivery to Respite clients. In addition the Clinical Supervisor provides direct clinical interventions to individuals this includes adapting client's treatment plans as well as providing support for recovery and rehabilitation when needed.


  • Provide overall clinical supervision and oversight of service delivery of Respite consumers.

  • Provide clinical guidance and support in developing interventions and supervision of Respite staff. Teach and model clinical interventions, strength based strategies and ensure services are culturally competent.

  • Complete intakes of new consumers, complete required assessments, obtain authorizations, complete crisis plans and coordinate aspects of consumer admission according to Agency and DMH policies.

  • In collaboration with the consumer and staff members, oversee the development of IAP’s (Individualized Action Plans) for each consumer that are strength based.

  • Provide supervision to staff in working with consumers and other providers, where applicable, to ensure that the IAP is consumer centered and fully inclusive of the consumer’s preferences. Ensure that treatment goals are realistic, attainable and embrace recovery and rehabilitation.

  • Provide supervision to staff to ensure that each staff member is actively engaging consumers in their IAPs, interventions and life goals. Oversee staff members overall adherence to clinical interventions, cultural preferences and guide staff in specific Evidence Based Practices.

  • Provide interventions to consumers related to their IAP and support recovery and rehabilitation when needed.

  • Develop, in collaboration with other staff, clinical groups and skills groups in order to support consumers while at Respite. Where appropriate engage consumers in CBT, DBT, integrated dual diagnosis treatment, self-management plans, and other clinical interventions. Assist consumers in developing and practicing self-management skills, coping skills and clinically appropriate skills.

  • Focus on supporting consumers and staff members working collaboratively towards progress and provide leadership, direction and clinical interventions to support this process.

  • Continuously assess training needs of staff and provide ongoing training to staff members related to observations or directed by Program Director.

  • Promote concepts of health and wellness.

  • Act as the clinical backup on call supervisor. Assist with issues pertaining to consumer care, medications, psychiatric/medical crises and acuity. Provide direct clinical support to consumers where needed to avoid use of emergency rooms and emergency services unnecessarily.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm




  • Computer Software Skills: Intermediate

  • Management skills: Advanced

  • Supervisory skills: Advanced

  • Communication Skills: Advanced

  • Clinical Skills: Advanced

  • Administrative Tasks: Advanced



  • MA or better in Social Work

Licenses & Certifications


  • LMHC


  • LCSW



  • 2 years: Supervisory experience.

  • 4 years: Experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)