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Social Worker (CST761)

Volunteers of America - Greater New York Inc

Job Description

Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year. Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey. Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.

FUNCTION
 




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
resources.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 


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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage a caseload.

  2. Complete
    Assessment Summary and make determination on type of intervention needed for
    each family.

  3. Develop
    individualized service plans to focus on recovery and wellness.

  4. Maintain service
    documentation to include client progress notes, observations and interactions
    about clients and incident reporting when necessary.

  5. Provide crisis
    intervention support.

  6. Participate in
    individual service coordination activities, including vocational and
    educational services/workshops, and support recreational and/or
    socialization activities.

  7. Maintain
    program’s resource directory.

  8. Conduct outreach
    to community based organizations.

  9. Refer families to
    appropriate community providers to address family needs.

  10. Perform all other
    duties as assigned.

    EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  1. Client’s wellness
    is increased through empowerment and skill development to maximize recovery.

  2. Program staffs
    are informed of clients progress.

  3. Client develops
    improved life-skills and is better able to manage his/her daily life.

  4. Clients arrive at
    their scheduled appointments and are picked up on time.

  5. Clients are
    provided with mental health services based on evidence based practices.

  6. Services provided
    are consistent with each individual’s strengths, needs, abilities and
    preferences.

  7. Activities and
    services provided meet each individual service needs. 

  8. Health records
    (charts) are kept up to date and accurately reflect all services provided.

  9. The physical
    appearance and safety of the facility are maintained Volunteers of America
    standards.

  10. Services provided meet all funding requirements and
    accrediting body standards.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree

Job Requirements

 
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Location US-NY-Bronx
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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Volunteers of America - Greater New York Inc
Company:
US-NY-Bronx
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year. Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey. Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.

FUNCTION
 




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
resources.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 


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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage a caseload.

  2. Complete
    Assessment Summary and make determination on type of intervention needed for
    each family.

  3. Develop
    individualized service plans to focus on recovery and wellness.

  4. Maintain service
    documentation to include client progress notes, observations and interactions
    about clients and incident reporting when necessary.

  5. Provide crisis
    intervention support.

  6. Participate in
    individual service coordination activities, including vocational and
    educational services/workshops, and support recreational and/or
    socialization activities.

  7. Maintain
    program’s resource directory.

  8. Conduct outreach
    to community based organizations.

  9. Refer families to
    appropriate community providers to address family needs.

  10. Perform all other
    duties as assigned.

    EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  1. Client’s wellness
    is increased through empowerment and skill development to maximize recovery.

  2. Program staffs
    are informed of clients progress.

  3. Client develops
    improved life-skills and is better able to manage his/her daily life.

  4. Clients arrive at
    their scheduled appointments and are picked up on time.

  5. Clients are
    provided with mental health services based on evidence based practices.

  6. Services provided
    are consistent with each individual’s strengths, needs, abilities and
    preferences.

  7. Activities and
    services provided meet each individual service needs. 

  8. Health records
    (charts) are kept up to date and accurately reflect all services provided.

  9. The physical
    appearance and safety of the facility are maintained Volunteers of America
    standards.

  10. Services provided meet all funding requirements and
    accrediting body standards.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree

Job Requirements

 
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