4020A | Social Worker (Licensed) in New York, NY at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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Job Description

Make a bigger difference


     The Jewish Board’s Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the      communities we serve.  Our staff use a culturally competent, person centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency.  Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities.



   The Social Worker/Clinician role is responsible for supplying clinical intervention at an Article 31 licensed school-based satellite clinic for students enrolled in both an      elementary and high school in Manhattan as well as provide coverage in our young adult clinic. As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, the social worker works closely with supervisor and director to ensure the appropriate treatment and best practice clinical interventions are utilized.

   The social worker is responsible for providing trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, evidence-based interventions to clients and families; crisis intervention; advocating for clients/families; and coordinating with other providers engaged in the client’s care to maximize treatment outcomes. The position requires regular and routine interactions with school personnel and development of strong relationships within the school community.


  • Provide trauma-informed, evidence-based, racially & culturally sensitive treatment interventions with children & youth, inclusive of their families and support systems.  Modalities include play therapy; individual, groups, family, collateral treatment
  • Actively self-reflective & self-aware of how their clinical and administrative practice impacts clients.
  • Open and willing to receive constructive feedback
  • Approach work with an anti-racist lens and willing to continuously learn and evolve to this regard
  • Provide crisis intervention when needed
  • Outreach to clients and families to establish care as well as increase or maintain engagement in care
  • Collaborate and Coordinate with school personnel to manage client issues and improve outcomes
  • Care coordination with outside treatment providers/systems with the goal of improving client outcomes
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records, e.g. progress notes, assessments and treatment plans, statistics, and other documentation as required by The Jewish Board and other governmental licensing and funding entities
  • Participate in supervision and training activities
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and clinical team meetings
  • Engage in continuing education and professional development training



  • Other duties as assigned



  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).



  • PREFERENCES: Fluency in Spanish and/or a part of a marginalized community
  • Takes initiative in building collaborative relationships, confident in setting boundaries, seeks guidance when necessary.
  • Direct practice experience with children and youth.
  • A minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience with similar population/setting strongly preferred. The school serves a high-needs community of immigrants as well as longtime community residents and young people of color.

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 Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8832 - Physician & Clerical