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Social Worker in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/2/2018

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.

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Job Requirements

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