Nonprofit

Forensenic Social Worker

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 26 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 8, 2024
Application Deadline
June 21, 2024
Education
Master's Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $77,848 - $86,912 / year
Salary based on Experience

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Social work is a critical component of holistic defense. The purpose of this role is to support CAL’s incarcerated clients and collaborate with CAL attorneys to assess client needs to determine the best defense strategy. The forensic social worker will be responsible for drafting psychosocial and sentencing reports, diagnosing mental status and providing treatment recommendations for incarcerated clients, visiting incarcerated clients, creating program plans for incarcerated clients,

counseling incarcerated clients who are in crisis, assisting with mitigation investigations, and when necessary, working with incarcerated clients who are represented by CAL’s parole advocacy, DVSJA, SORA, and clemency projects. The forensic social worker reports directly to the Supervisor of Social Work. The forensic social worker will be a member of the bargaining unit.  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • LMSW and 3+ years working as a forensic social worker at a criminal defense office;
  • commitment to CAL’s mission statement and client-centered advocacy;
  • deep understanding of the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and commitment to cultivating a culture rooted in anti-racism;
  • ability to independently exercise good judgment and keep sensitive information confidential;
  • strong written and oral communication skills:
  • an ability to write creatively, persuasively, and strategically;
  • strong organizational skills and a diligent work ethic;
  • empathy and respect for people who have been convicted of serious offenses;
  • strong interpersonal skills, especially in the face of crisis or disagreement;
  • experience serving and/or advocating for disenfranchised communities;
  • exceptional problem-solving skills with the emotional intelligence to work effectively with people from all backgrounds;
  • an ability to work closely with attorneys, and client advocates, as well as independently; and a willingness and ability to work within the dehumanizing environments of prisons, jails, and detention facilities.

LOCATION

The position is based at CAL’s New York City office. CAL has a hybrid remote office policy, and this position is permitted to work remotely 8-10 days per month.

SALARY

Salary will be based on experience and will range from $77,848 for applicants with three years of social work experience to $86,912 for someone with 7 years of social work experience. CAL offers comprehensive medical benefits, a retirement account, generous vacation time, holidays, and sick days.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, click on the link below or go to https://bit.ly/CALsocialworker and fill out the form, which asks for some basic information, and submit your resume and cover letter in a single pdf.

APPLYHERE

Applications deadline 6/21/2024.

EQUITY AND INCLUSION

At CAL, we embrace and value our staff’s diversity, recognizing that our differences strengthen our community and advance our mission. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, orientations, experiences, and communities to apply. CAL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all

qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, citizenship status, color, credit history, creed, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, marital status,

partnership status, pregnancy, race, religion, salary history, sexual and reproductive health decisions, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran or active military service member, or status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, and sex offenses in accordance with applicable federal, state, and

local laws.


POSITION OVERVIEW

Social work is a critical component of holistic defense. The purpose of this role is to support CAL’s incarcerated clients and collaborate with CAL attorneys to assess client needs to determine the best defense strategy…

Benefits

CAL offers comprehensive medical benefits, a retirement account, generous vacation time, holidays, and sick days.

CAL offers comprehensive medical benefits, a retirement account, generous vacation time, holidays, and sick days.

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, United States
28th Floor

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, click on the link below or go to https://bit.ly/CALsocialworker and fill out the form, which asks for some basic information, and submit your resume and cover letter in a single pdf.

APPLY HERE

Applications deadline 6/21/2024.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, click on the link below or go to https://bit.ly/CALsocialworker and fill out the form, which asks for some basic information, and submit your resume and cover letter…

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