Social Worker (Licensed)

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Hawthorne,NY

10/12/2020

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WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension


ABOUT THE JOB

Sally and Anthony Mann Center is a Residential Treatment Facility that serves emotionally vulnerable girls ages 12-21, who are challenged by trauma-related and psychiatric issues. The RTFs provide supervised living units and programs of therapeutic and educational services that emphasize family interaction and strengthening of community support networks.


We are currently seeking a Social Worker to provide clinical intervention to residents, as part of a therapeutic team. The Social Worker will work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric, and psychology staff to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client(s). This is a Full Time, Unionized role in the Westchester.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide trauma-informed individual, group, family therapy to assigned caseload both at the RTF and in the resident s home communities

  • Conduct risk assessment and crisis response consistent with treatment goals

  • Provide psychoeducation and strengthen caregiver skills in supporting the psychiatric needs of the youth in preparation for return to their communities

  • Utilize assessments to inform clinical practice and treatment planning

  • Initiate and maintain contact with collateral service providers throughout admission and post-discharge

  • Participate in program development through attendance at meetings and committees

  • Prepare court reports and relevant legal documentation and attend court as clinically indicated

QUALIFICATIONS

The Jewish Board is currently looking for a talented Social Workers of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required
  • A minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience working with a similar population
  • A current, valid clean Driver's license is required for this role

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees

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