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Social Worker - Senior Centers

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Greenwich House, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Publicado hace 22 días

DEPARTMENT: Senior Centers 

REPORTS TO: Director of Senior Services 

JOB LOCATION: 20 Washington Square North, New York NY

FLSA: Exempt

JOB STATUS: Full-Time

AVAILABILITY: 9 AM- 5 PM, Monday-Friday 


About Greenwich House:   

Founded in 1902 as a settlement house to help New York’s increasing immigrant population adjust to life in a new country, Greenwich House today offers a variety of programs and approaches that continue to provide thousands of New Yorkers with health and wellness supports, education and personal enrichment, and skills building and cultural experiences.

Position Summary:  

Provide individualized case management and informational services to enable seniors to live with independence and dignity in their own homes. Services are provided in concert with senior center directors and other agency staff to identify and assist clients in need. Carry a case load of long term and short term clients.

Responsibilities:   

  • Conduct client intake and assessments to determine their needs.
  • Provide information, case assistance, referral, supportive counseling, and follow up to assist with financial, social, health, and mental health needs. 
  • Facilitate applications and renewals for benefits including SNAP, Medicaid, Medicare, Access-a Ride; assist with referral and connections to legal services, medical care, mental health services, home care, housing, and advocacy with public and private systems. 
  • Timely documentation of services provided and client status in agency records and online data base (STARS), according to DFTA and Greenwich House guidelines.
  • Perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree. LMSW or LCSW would be a plus. 
  • Experience working with the elderly and/or with at-risk populations;
  • Fluent with benefits and entitlements.
  • Must have interpersonal skills, ability to engage clients and families.
  • Capacity to assess functional, cognitive, social status of clients. 
  • Must be able to work at other Greenwich House senior centers, off-site, and occasional home visits. 
  • Ability to identify and intervene in crisis situations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team to accomplish program goals and adapt to changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish or Chinese is preferred. Russian or French would be a plus.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation package, which includes medical insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 403b, commuter benefit, flexible spending account, and generous paid leave.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

In order to protect our staff and to provide safe and reliable services to our clients, students, members, program participants, and the communities that we serve, as of October 29, 2021, we are requiring all Greenwich House and Barrow Street Nursery School new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. We will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of vaccination status must be submitted prior to your start date and includes CDC Vaccine Card, NYS Excelsior Pass, NYC Vaccination Record, and other official Vaccine Record.


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Greenwich House is strongly committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all individuals. For more information regarding Greenwich House and our EEO statement, please visit https://www.greenwichhouse.org/about/


Please apply by following this link: https://tinyurl.com/23t4vpwy. Or click the apply button on top.

 

DEPARTMENT: Senior Centers 

REPORTS TO: Director of Senior Services 

JOB LOCATION: 20 Washington Square North, New York NY

FLSA: Exempt

JOB STATUS: Full-Time

AVAILABILITY: 9 AM- 5 PM, Monday-Friday 


About Greenwich House:   

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