Fee For Service Social Worker

Location: Brooklyn Flagship
City: Brooklyn
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 11223
Borough: Brooklyn
Division: Community Treatment & Support
Program/Department: 6633A | Early Childhood Education - Brownsville
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Hourly
Position Control #: 4230

About Us

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.


Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention to families with young children.  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. 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provided culturally sensitive, evidence based treatment to children ages 0-8 and their families.  Modalities used include but are not limited to play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments and engage family in quarterly treatment planning
  • Coordinate with other service providers involved in the family’s life such as teachers, pediatrician, foster care and/or ACS case planners.
  • Communicate effectively with clinical treatment team
  • Conduct risk assessment to detect potential risk factors and engage in effective risk management. 
  • Use electronic health record to complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

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

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

  •   Bilingual Spanish speaker prefered.

VISUAL AND MANUAL DEXIERITY:

  • The candidate should be able to read documents for analytical purposes such as computer information, software, computer graphic design programs, etc.
  • Limited applications of manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • The work environment involves no physical risk or hazardous conditions.
  • To perform the essential functions of this job, the candidate is routinely required to sit ( 90% of the time) and stand ( 10% of the time)




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