Fee For Service Social Worker

Location: Manhattan North Counse Ctr
City: Manhattan
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 10034
Borough: Manhattan
Division: Community Treatment & Support
Program/Department: 4021A | Dr. Eugene D. Glynn YCL Manhattan N Counseling Ctr. (CL)
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Hourly
Position Control #: 4492

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

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





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