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BronxWorks


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Published 20 days ago

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020
$53,000 - $55,000

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct services to clients, including engagement, intake, assessment, service plan development, referral, advocacy, therapeutic counseling, reassessment, and exit summaries.
  • Manage a case load for a diverse client population.
  • Monitor and document client progress toward service plan goals.
  • Document all interactions with, or on behalf of, clients.
  • Maintain familiarity with program resources available on- and off-site.
  • Coordinate client services with mental health, medical, employment, educational, child care and other social service providers.
  • Review and sign off on service plans and psychosocial assessments as assigned.
  • Conduct regular home and field visits as required.
  • Conduct regular case conferences with clients and service providers as required.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned including representing agency at interagency events.
  • Act as program contact person for inquiries concerning clients.
  • Supervise all office functions in the supervisor’s absence as assigned.
  • Report to and meet with the supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Complete program reports as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • New York State LMSW required, or the ability to obtain license within six 6 months of hire date. LCSW supervision hours are provided.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Engaging personality and detailed orientated skills are essential.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct services to clients, including engagement, intake, assessment, service plan development, referral, advocacy, therapeutic counseling, reassessment, and exit summaries.
  • Manage a case load for a diverse…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

BronxWorks is hiring a Social Worker for The Brook Supportive Housing Program.

The Brook provides permanent housing for 189 tenants; the majority are formerly homeless and have serious persistent mental illness and/or chronic illness. The Social Worker will provide supportive counseling, medication monitoring and case management services to tenants with serious mental illness and/or chronic illness. 

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

Additionally, BronxWorks offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar.
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities.
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees.

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish and English Bilingual proficiency preferred but not required.

Spanish and English Bilingual proficiency preferred but not required.

Location

455 East 148th Street, The Bronx, NY 10455

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