Nonprofit

Social Worker

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near San Bruno, CA
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Published 6 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 1, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate

Description

Leveraging Equal Access Program (LEAP) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our individual's disabilities range from Downs Syndrome, MR, Traumatic Brain Injury, Autism, in addition to other cognitive and physical disabilities. Our team is creative, extraordinary, dynamic, and committed to serving the developmentally disabled community with positive impacts. 

As a Social Worker with LEAP, you'll be one of those extraordinary people. We seek a passionate team player who can successfully assist in program goals and day to day operation of the program. Beyond the desired qualifications, you must be willing to bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we'll train you on the rest.

Do you have a combination of drive, helping others, success, and looking to make a change? If so, we welcome you to apply to be a part of our dynamic team.

This role will start out hybrid and move to remote after 90 days

Job Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the entire case management process, including: assessment and evaluation, planning, authorizing, advocacy, monitoring, reviewing documentation for completion. 
  • Responsible for providing a safe and welcoming environment for our individuals , developing case plans according to the needs of each individual and providing ongoing support to individuals as they work toward achieving goals. 
  • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments and follow-up visits to each individual.
  • Assess our LEAP individuals needs and link them with outside services such as primary medical care, outpatient treatment, government financial assistance etc. 
  • Maintain all documentation and contacts as required by law, regulation and policy
  • Advocate on behalf of LEAP individuals  to protect their rights under the law and ensure that they receive those services and benefits to which they are entitled.
  • Collaborate with other departments and outside providers to support and advocate for LEAP individuals. 
  • Respond to crises, including providing de-escalation intervention and support to highly agitated individuals. 
  • Keep supervisor informed of the status of the caseload and unmet needs in the community. 
  • Ability to cover evening and weekend shifts with certain caseloads. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. 
  • 3+ years customer service experience, preferably in human services, possess demonstrated commitment to customer service. 
  • Proficient in crisis intervention techniques and risk assessment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective client engagement and collaboration with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries, handle sensitive information, and adhere to ethical guidelines. 
  • Knowledge of community resources and referral networks related to mental health and behavioral health services.
  • Familiarity with relevant legal and regulatory frameworks governing behavioral health practice.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous learning.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology from an accredited college or university. 
  • Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university. 
  • Experience in a non-profit. 
  • Prior experience in case management, social services, and mental health. 

Why You'll Love Being at LEAP:

  • 100% paid for Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 3% Company Match
  • Vacation, Sick, and Mental Health Days
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Medical stipend
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • We build our people up. Every team member is treated as a long-term investment, and we recognize the value in always nurturing and training them so they can go above and beyond in their skills and job duties.

Leveraging Equal Access Program (LEAP) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our individual's disabilities range from Downs Syndrome, MR, Traumatic Brain Injury…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near San Bruno, CA
125 San Luis Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA

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