The Social Worker will enhance
existing services to include a thorough assessment of families’ long term goals
at intake and development of service plan to incorporate small achievable tasks
leading to permanent housing with enrollment and/or referrals to community
The position requires a
Master’s Degree in Social Worker.
Knowledge of child and adolescent development, emotional/behavioral
health and mental health, family dynamics, parent-child relationships,
diagnostic classifications. In addition the position requires a reasonable
combination of skills in the following areas: strengths based, solution
focused, and family centered practice; experience working with diverse cultures
and ethnicities; knowledge of child welfare policies, regulations, safety,
permanency, and well-being.
Manage a caseload.
Assessment Summary and make determination on type of intervention needed for
individualized service plans to focus on recovery and wellness.
documentation to include client progress notes, observations and interactions
about clients and incident reporting when necessary.
individual service coordination activities, including vocational and
educational services/workshops, and support recreational and/or
program’s resource directory.
to community based organizations.
Refer families to
appropriate community providers to address family needs.
Perform all other
duties as assigned.
EFFECT ON END RESULTS:
is increased through empowerment and skill development to maximize recovery.
are informed of clients progress.
improved life-skills and is better able to manage his/her daily life.
Clients arrive at
their scheduled appointments and are picked up on time.
provided with mental health services based on evidence based practices.
are consistent with each individual’s strengths, needs, abilities and
services provided meet each individual service needs.
(charts) are kept up to date and accurately reflect all services provided.
appearance and safety of the facility are maintained Volunteers of America
Services provided meet all funding requirements and
accrediting body standards.
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education Master’s Degree