Fee For Service Social Worker in New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2019

Job Description

OVERVIEW: 

The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client.  

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Coordinate all services for consumers, including day programs, medical care, transportation, summer camps, summer programs, recreational activities, and community inclusion (Person Centered Planning).

  • Liaise between Department and consumer's family members, and relevant community members.  Provide family limited counseling.

  • As Team Leader, lead quarterly case conference, and prepare minutes.  Prepare integrative treatment plan, based on all assessments from the other professionals and Direct Care Workers.

  • Lead weekly team meetings.  Keep minutes of team meetings and ensure follow-up as necessary from meetings.

  • Conduct meetings to ensure proper treatment, progress in program and coordination of goals.

  • Attend annual case conference at day program or school.

  • Train Direct Care Workers, as necessary.

  • Participate in audit preparation.

  • Work with intake coordinator on intake process for new consumers.

  • Work with Direct Care Workers to enhance communication and cooperation between them and consumer families.

  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS: 

Master’s degree in Social Work, (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population. LMSW or LCSW certification required