BronxConnect BSW and MSW (multiple positions available)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/08/2018

Address

Bronx
NY
United States

Description

General Job Description:

Bronx Connect is seeking to hire both a Full-TIme and a Part-Time (approximately 24 - 29 hours per week) BSW and MSW, for our BronxConnect Supreme Court Program.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing case management services to a caseload of youth
  • Conducting risk and needs assessment to determine treatment recommendations
  • Make and monitor any needed referrals
  • Providing comprehensive, clinically-informed case management services to young adult defendants (and, where appropriate, their families)
  • Addressing issues such as substance use, mental health issues, trauma, domestic violence, housing and vocational needs
  • Develop and monitor strategy plans for youth
  • Make regular contact with youth for updates
  • Monitor the educational performance of youth
  • Monitor mentor-youth relationships if one exists
  • Training in the 7 Challenges-Brief(TM) curriculum
  • Facilitating and developing a range of on-site pyscho-educational groups
  • Conducting individual light counseling sessions

Court Reporting:

  • Write clear notes in the database describing the status of clients for submission to the courts

General:

  • Personal development in light of the mission, vision and core values Bronx Connect
  • Assist the ATI Program Manager with the development and implementation of new programs, initiative and/or interventions.
  • Assisting the ATI Program Manager with administrative responsibilities as needed.
  • Promote the work of Bronx Connect through personal and professional contacts
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BSW or MSW (LMSW preferred but not required)
  • Experience working with court-involved youth.
  • Bilingual Spanish-speaking a plus!
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; ability to work with MIS database.
  • Ability and experience working collaboratively with a team of community professionals and with court professionals.
  • Experience with drug/alcohol treatment, mental health services, co-occurring disorders, adolescent development, trauma-informed and strength-based approached preferred.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse background. Comfortable working in a community-based, faith-based organization.

Excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong writing ability required.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Tara Brown-Arnell, Director

-No resumes will be considered unless accompanied by a cover letter.-

Please indicate whether you are applying for the Full-TIme or Part-Time position. No phone calls will be taken.


COVER LETTER MUST INCLUDE DESIRED SALARY.


Please write a one paragraph description of your previous experince followed by a one - two paragraph scenario of how you have handled a youth that was a challenge to manage and unresponsive to your requests.

Send emails to jobs.uyai@gmail.com. No faxes please.

To familiarize yourself with our agency, please checkout our website at: BronxConnect.org

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