Social Work Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $55,000

Published

09/20/2018

Address

441 West 26th Street
New York
NY
10001
United States

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW: School Bridge Social Work Coordinator is responsible for the facilitation of social work and case management services to participants of Hudson Guild’s K-8 after school program. Including multiple program sites across Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and their families.  


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Social Work; Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) certification required and at least four years of significant experience working with at-risk youth.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong organizational and communication skills, proficiency in computers. Bilingual in Spanish/English. Experience serving children and their families in a school and community center setting, as well as knowledge of community and agency needs.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Individual Work:

  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, community partners, and staff.
  • Provide crisis intervention.
  • Arrange monthly and quarterly conferences with school staff to identify children in the after school program and/or their families who are in need of supportive and case management services.
  • Create and implement specialized groups with children such as anger management, conflict resolution, or specific group as needed.
  • Research and analyze participant or community needs to determine program directions and goals.
  • Recommend program modifications for continuous improvement of services.
  • Keep department supervisor up-to-date (verbally and in writing) of client and/or program related issues, problems, concerns.
  • Create and implement needs assessments for participants and families and developing action plans to meet appropriate assistance.
  • Collaborate with Development Program Director and School Bridge Coordinator to develop annual professional development plan.
  • Create an annual social service plan for participants to be implemented by the Social Worker and MSW interns.


Supervision:

  • Provide supervision to the Social Worker and MSW interns at both after school program sites, including individual and group supervision.
  • Facilitate monthly all site Social Work meetings with the Social worker, MSW interns and Program Coordinators as appropriate.
  • Schedule and conduct regular case conferences and attend regular staff meetings
  • Help maintain and distribute caseload of participants receiving individual counseling.
  • Assist the Social Worker and MSW interns with creating and establishing relationships with families-particularly with our SONYC parents (P.S. 191)

Family Assistance:

  • Assist the Social Worker and MSW interns in maintaining engagement with families to provide appropriate psychoeducational workshops on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborate with School Bridge Coordinators to create annual Family Calendar.
  • Assist the Social Worker with finding appropriate Mental Health services, access entitlements, benefits, resources, and concrete services for families as deemed appropriate.
  • Establish, foster and maintain cooperative relationships with referral agencies, schools, medical facilities/individuals, organizations and resources as deemed appropriate.

Staff Training:

  • Provide psychoeducational training for the Social Worker, MSW Interns and after school staff.
  • Attend outside trainings that will be beneficial for both Social Work and after school staff.
  • Role model appropriate techniques for effectively working with staff, parents, and children.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to Guild programs and staff on best practices for working with challenging youth.
  • Properly track and report incidents according to regulatory guidelines.
  • Implement scope and sequence for social skills groups facilitated by MSW interns.
  • Remain abreast of social-emotional learning standards and current practices.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement appropriate Social Emotional Examine data from assessments and inform program modifications.
  • Act as a liaison with mental health clinic with Social Work Coordinator. Attend all case conferences.
  • Generate monthly statistics and reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure program compliance with Hudson Guild policies and procedures.
  • Participate in community-building activities sponsored by program and agency and encourage participants to support these activities. 
  • Participate in agency-wide initiatives and committees
  • Perform other program-related duties as assigned.


The Hudson Guild is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits

Health Benefits

24 Vacation Days

12 Sick Days

Commuter Benefits

403B

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree


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