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Social Worker (SDH761)

Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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Social Worker (SDH761)

Bronx, NY, USA * Sound Harbor, 349 E 149th St, Bronx, New York, United States of America
Req #1838

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050. We operate over 60 programs across New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County including emergency, transitional and permanent housing. Our services extend to families experiencing homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, youth aging out of foster care, adults with behavioral health or substance use needs, and others in need, including a special education preschool program.

We are in search of new talent in the following position...

Social Worker (SDH761)Summary: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 the community resources.Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in Social Work with LMSW. 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.Supervisory Role:This position does have supervisory responsibilities.Principal Responsibilities:The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable.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 on-call crisis intervention support.6. Participate in individual service coordination activities, including vocational and educational services 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 other related duties as required.Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities:1. Clients' wellness is increased through empowerment and skill development to maximize recovery.2. Program staff 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 behavioral 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. Services provided meet all funding requirements and accrediting body standards.10. Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurately.Work Environment:While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in an office and transitional residential 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 vendors, peers and/or clients. This position requires sitting, standing, and walking. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds.Position Type:This is a full - time position.

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Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-Greater New York, unless you have been approved by VOA-Greater New York for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.

VOA-Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Apply today!

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    Tuesday, September 20, 2022

    • Bronx, NY, USA
    • Sound Harbor, 349 E 149th St, Bronx, New York, United States of America

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