Community School Social Worker

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/25/2018

Address

220 Henry Street
New York
New York
10002
United States

Description

Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) and LMSW required, SIFI preferred.
  • Must be available Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with occasional evening and weekend events.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with adolescents in an urban environment (as social worker, counselor, case manager, etc.).
  • Experience with individual and group counseling.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with adolescents.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with staff members.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
  • Diverse cultural competence required.
  • Computer proficiency required including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.


Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 40-50 high school students presenting attendance, behavioral, and academic challenges.
  • Provide individual counseling and case management.
  • Facilitate group counseling/workshops on various topics including academics, attendance, socio-emotional learning, and mental health.
  • Provide crisis management interventions and facilitate peer mediations as indicated.
  • Assist students in setting and reaching both short and long-term academic and attendance-related goals.
  • Maintain parent/family involvement with phone correspondence, home visits, and in school parent/family meetings.
  • Build relationships with both Community Based Organization (CBO) staff and DOE teachers and staff.
  • Manage hard case files and maintain timely notes on counseling sessions.
  • Complete necessary data entry on required databases.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and weekly individual supervision.
  • Facilitate meetings with school staff, such as mental health professional developments and biweekly Grade Team Meetings.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of school-wide events such as Family Night and the Community School Forum.
  • Provide task and/or clinical supervision to up to 2 MSW interns
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor


Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

jobs@henrystreet.org
http://www.henrystreet.org/employment

To Apply: E-mail resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. Please indicate “Community School Social Worker” in the subject line AND the website the position was found.



Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.


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