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Social Worker

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Goddard Riverside Community Center | New York, NY
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Goddard Riverside Community Center


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Publicado hace 27 días

Intro/Program Description:

The Home Delivered Meals program delivers meals and provides social service support to homebound seniors living independently on the Upper Westside of Manhattan.


Purpose of Position:

The social worker addresses the unmet needs of clients who are not aware of or unable to access community resources. They provide advocacy and counseling support to improve wellness and quality of life for program participants.

 

Role, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties

  • Interview and complete service needs survey with all new clients referred for home delivered meals service
  • Identify clients’ needs and make appropriate referrals
  • Provide counseling for clients who are in need of support additional to what is provided by the case management partner
  • Provide case management and care coordination services
  • Conduct comprehensive home assessments
  • Maintain thorough case notes and database entries that track client participation, identify client needs and outcomes
  • Formulate and maintain emergency plans for meals participants
  • Provide advocacy and follow up for clients experiencing challenges with systems

 

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Significant experience working with the elderly
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with databases
  • Team player as well as ability to work autonomously

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Computer literate
  • Medicare, Medicaid, benefits and entitlements

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to conduct home visits to assess seniors which may involve several flights of stairs

 

Work Environment

  • Office
  • Clients’ homes

Intro/Program Description:

The Home Delivered Meals program delivers meals and provides social service support to homebound seniors living independently on the Upper Westside of Manhattan.


Purpose of Position:

The social worker…

Detalles básicos

  • Presencial
  • A Tiempo Completo
  • Maestría/Máster
  • Profesional

Compensación

Excellent benefits!

Excellent benefits!

Nivel de idiomas

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred 

Ubicación

West 86th Street, New York, NY 10025

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