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Social Worker (VIC I-570)

Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) is an anti-poverty organization that seeks to end homelessness in the New York metropolitan area by the year 2050. We focus our continuum of care to address the most prevalent causes of homelessness: (1) lack of affordable housing; (2) unmet health needs, including but not limited to mental health and substance use; and (3) lack of jobs that create wealth. In each of these areas we strive to incorporate strategies that address issues of racial equity. We know that our clients are confronting longstanding barriers to accessing quality housing, healthcare, and employment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our clients do not have to face these challenges alone. Now in our second century of serving those in need, VOA-GNY understands what it takes to heal families and individuals who are in crisis and have experienced trauma. We operate and provide services in emergency shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for close to 11,000 men, women and children through 65 programs located in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Westchester annually. We are one of the largest providers of services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Greater New York area, serving survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and others who have behavioral health or substance use needs. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. 'Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-GNY, unless you have been approved by VOA-GNY for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.' Position: Social Worker (VIC I-570) Summary: To ensure the program provides comprehensive and integrated on-site social service that helps residents restore and rebuild their lives while healing from their experience of domestic violence. The Social Worker is responsible that the domestic violence program meets the highest possible standards of health and safety and provides all needed quality services to residents to meet contractual and regulatory requirements. Minimum Qualifications: The position requires a Master's degree in Social Work with and two years of relevant experience working with individuals or families of domestic violence is required. Supervisory Role: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. Principal Responsibilities: The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable. 1. 1. Provide appropriate case management and therapeutic interventions including family case management, individual domestic violence counseling, group domestic violence counseling, youth support services, housing search assistance and employment preparation. 2. Supervise the Case Manager Supervisor, Art Therapist and Social Worker 3. Maintain case records and statistics for program. 4. 4. Create and maintain a wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning, and evidence-based practices. 5. 5. Provide clinical supervision to assist staff with integrating trauma informed care and evidence-based practices. 6. 6. Ensure support and education are provided and documented to assist residents in their transition into the community including referrals to appropriate social service agencies when the facility does not provide the needed service. 7. 7. Conduct all screening and intake assessments to determine eligibility to the program. 8. 8. Provide ongoing risk assessments and crisis intervention for victims and their children. 9. 9. Provide clinical oversight, intervention and emergency response to address client critical incidents, including emergency on-call after hour support to the staff and the clients during crisis. 10. 10. Perform other related duties as requested. Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities: 1. 1. Clients will receive and be offered immediate assistance needed to adjust to program and trauma treatment needs. 2. 2. Assigned staff is properly trained, supervised and performing efficiently. 3. 3. To ensure accurate record keeping of the program. 4. 4. Successful, mindful and respectful Groups will be provided to the population served in a safe environment. 5. 5. Emergency clinical on-call support is provided to the staff and the client during crisis 6. 6. Clients will receive and be offered all of the necessary support and education to aid in their successful transition to the community

  • Clients are onboarded to VOA facility professionally and into a friendly environment.
  • Clients receive the best clinical care and support.
  • Safety hazards and emergency situations are handled, safely, promptly and professionally.
  • All other related tasks are completed on time and accurately. Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in an office and residential shelter environment. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to have visual acuity, talk and hear while communicating with peers and/or vendors. This position is sedentary and requires sitting for long period of times. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds. Position Type: This is a full-time position. Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Other details
  • Job Family : Social Worker
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Job Start Date : Thursday, December 30, 2021

Keywords: Volunteers of America Greater New York, New Rochelle , Social Worker (VIC I-570), Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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