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Social Worker - The Brook

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BronxWorks
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The Bronx, NY
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Published 7 days ago

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.

BronxWorks is hiring (1) Social Worker for the Supportive Housing Program.

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. 
  • Provide group counseling as assigned by the program director. 
  • Teach parenting classes as required. 
  • 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 psycho-social 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 inter-agency events. 
  • Act as program contact person for inquiries concerning clients. 
  • Assist with the supervision of paraprofessional staff. 
  • 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. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. 

 


Program Specific Responsibilities


  • •  Provide timely services to the resident that are consistent with those recommended and described in the HRA-approved application (as applicable), service plan and reviews.
  • •  Develop service plan reviews with the consumer that contain relevant and measurable goals and objectives, including the resident's expressed goals, based upon strengths, problems, and expressed needs of the resident.
  • •  Complete reviews that contain recommended services and/or service interventions and frequency of each service or service intervention.
  • •  Demonstrate collaboration with the resident in the service plan review process.
  • •  Complete service plan reviews within the required time frames.
  • •  Have signatures of the supervisor and other staff who participated in the development of the service plan reviews.
  • •  Demonstrate in contact notes that services and interventions are related to the goals and objectives of the service plan reviews and indicate the resident's progress toward the stated goals and objectives.
  • •  Document changes in recommended care or services in the service plan reviews and other case record documentation.
  • •  Coordinate services with the resident's treatment and other service providers and make referrals and linkages to additional services for the consumer when necessary.
  • •  Maintain information on all current psychotropic medications prescribed to the resident by qualified health professionals outside of the program, to include: the name and telephone number of the qualified health professional, list of prescribed medications, dosages and dosing intervals of each medication.
  • •  Actively engage the resident who is absent or stops participating in services by conducting appropriate outreach based on the resident's needs, to maintain continuity of services.
  • •  Document in each contact note that services provided to the resident are consistent with the program's goals and services, and include: the date of contact; description of the servicE
  • provided; the name and title of the person providing the services; and the setting of the service.
  • •  Provide the consumer with a minimum of 1 face-to-face contact per month from the supported housing staff, or the number and types of contacts as stipulated in the provider's contract/agreement. For Supported Housing Programs with a Casement Enhancement the resident receives more than one (at least two) face-to-face contacts per month. For the supported housing resident with whom the provider had no face-to-face contact in the month, there should be documentation of at least one attempted face-to-face contact.


QUALIFICATIONS 


  • Masters Degree in Social Work required. 
  • New York State LMSW certification required, or the ability to obtain license within six (6) months of hire. 
  • Proficiency in English required; proficiency in a second language preferred. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required. 

 

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’ for Shelters and Homeless outreach" 

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 and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.


We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’ for Shelters and Homeless outreach" 

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as…

Location

On-site
The Bronx, NY

How to Apply

Apply for SOCIAL WORKER - SUPPORTIVE SERVICES - 455 E. 148TH ST using the link below: 

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Apply for SOCIAL WORKER - SUPPORTIVE SERVICES - 455 E. 148TH ST using the link below: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid…

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