Social Worker (Licensed) in Bronx at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bronx
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/17/2020

Job Description

Make a bigger difference

WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.
Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

• 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days

• Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%

• Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

• Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension.

ABOUT THE JOB

 
Provide cultural competent and sensitive services including counseling and  crisis intervention for children and adults in individual family, group and couples modalities.  Worker must be comfortable doing intake assessments and diagnosing new clients. Knowledge of evidence based practices is expected as well as experience with crisis intervention. The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, the social worker will work closely with the Clinic Director, supervisors and psychiatry team to provide comprehensive and high quality mental health care. Worker must have good computer skills and complete all paperwork for their caseload required by the Agency and OMH.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Participate in the continuing interdisciplinary evaluation of individual clients for the purpose of beginning, monitoring and providing culturally competent therapy to clients.
  • Individualize and understand the needs of the client and the client’s family or support network in relation to each other.
  • Identify appropriate treatment or service providers and facilitate client referrals to internal and external and/or linkage program.
  • Perform individual or group psychotherapy; long or short term depending on client's need and diagnosis.
  • Establish client goals and assess the client’s success in meeting those goals.  To continue changes or recommend changes in treatment strategy depending on ongoing client assessment.
  • May run specialized groups.
  • Provides all necessary notes, progress notes, written assessments and other paperwork as required.
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, (MSW) and an LCSW required, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with similar population.  
  • Spanish speaking preferred

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]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8857 - Case Worker - Social Services - Traveling
  • Required Education Master’s Degree