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Bi-Lingual Social Worker

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Sanar Wellness Institute | Newark, NJ
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Sanar Wellness Institute


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Published 15 days ago

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$20.00 per hour


Bi-Lingual Social Worker

Degree Required: Masters of Social Work (MSW)

Licensure Required: New Jersey LSW

Languages Required: English, Spanish

Location: Newark, New Jersey

Type of Employment: Part-Time Hourly

Salary: $20 per hour, depending on experience


Position Overview

Sanar is seeking a Part-Time Bi-Lingual Social Worker to assist in client and case advocacy for Sanar’s Wellness Center. This position will work with a diverse range of clients that have experienced complex trauma including: survivors of all forms of human trafficking, sexual abuse, child abuse, and individuals vulnerable to exploitation based on their gender identity and/or sexual orientation. Candidates must possess their New Jersey LSW license and be fluent Spanish speakers in order to be considered. This is a part-time (roughly 15-20 hours per week) position that includes the opportunity to accrue clinical hours toward an LCSW.


Sanar offers flexible scheduling, a supportive work environment, and a convenient location near Newark Penn Station.


Survivors and individuals of color are highly encouraged to apply.


Essential Responsibilities:


- Provide comprehensive, trauma-informed, judgement-free intakes, individual therapy, and assessments for survivors of human trafficking and individuals vulnerable to exploitation. 

- Provide trauma-informed case management and advocacy for emergency and non-emergency services including: legal, medical, translation, and shelter services and specialized, populations-specific referrals through organizational referral partners.

- Keep detailed case notes to fulfill all grant-reporting duties and HIPAA regulations

- Represent the Sanar Institute at relevant events, trainings and meetings.

- Assist in any other identified programmatic areas necessary to successfully support survivors of complex trauma.


The Ideal Candidate Will Have the Following Required Skills:

- Spanish fluency

- MSW with New Jersey LSW (or a recent graduate who has passed the LSW exam)

- Emotional maturity, stability, and resilience is required, along with excellent social skills that are authentic, empathic, and create a strong therapeutic alliance with survivors.

- Experience, comfort, and sensitivity working in multi-cultural environments.

- Knowledge and understanding of diversity, oppression, and privilege and their impacts the clients we serve.

- Alignment with the Sanar Wellness Institute’s Core Values

- Strong desire to support survivors of human trafficking and individuals vulnerable to exploitation.

- Experience working with marginalized communities, including youth, families, individuals identifying on the LGBTQI spectrum, individuals of color and immigrant populations.

- Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Preferred Qualifications

- Two years’ experience providing direct clinical client services, with demonstrated competency in effective service provision and case management, preferably to survivors of all forms of human trafficking in persons, complex trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or another related field.

- Experience providing trauma-informed service to survivors of violence.

- Comprehensive background providing direct services to survivors of human trafficking and/or other forms of exploitation


About The Sanar Institute

Sanar Institute provides transformational healing services to survivors of human trafficking, and individuals vulnerable to exploitation, while equipping communities with the necessary tools to create trauma-informed responses. Sanar, meaning “to heal” in Spanish, is one of the first agencies to move beyond crisis interventions and focus on long-term healing. Services not only support survivors in processing trauma, but strive to prevent future incidences of violence through evidence-based practices. 


Sanar’s Core Values

·      Honoring Individuals

·      Creative Intention

·      Transformative Growth

·      Integrity and Respect

·      Justice and Equality

Learn more about our Core Values HERE


To Apply

Please send a cover letter and your resume to jenna@sanar-institute.org

Bi-Lingual Social Worker

Degree Required: Masters of Social Work (MSW)

Licensure Required: New Jersey LSW

Languages Required: English, Spanish

Location: Newark, New Jersey

Type of Employment: Part-Time Hourly

Salary: $20 per hour, depending on…

Details at a glance

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

Level of Language Proficiency

Candidates must possess their New Jersey LSW license and be bi-lingual in Spanish and English in order to be considered.

Candidates must possess their New Jersey LSW license and be bi-lingual in Spanish and English in order to be considered.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and your resume to jenna@sanar-institute.org

Please send a cover letter and your resume to jenna@sanar-institute.org

Location

Newark, NJ
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