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Social Worker

Department: Diversity Works
Location: Bronx, NY

BASIC FUNCTION:

Provides therapeutic case management, counseling and intervention, referrals, information and follow-up to a caseload of 17, which consist of head of household and their families.  

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Carries a case load of  approximately 17
  • Prepares and maintains psychosocial, assessment, service plan, face sheet, etc. within the required time frame
  • Coordinates services with Family Specialist, Substance Abuse Specialist, Vocational Educational Specialist, Family & Youth Service Coordinator and outside providers
  • Provides case management consistent with agency, Diversity Works/LESC, mission, goals and objectives
  • Maintains consistent, open communication by keeping supervisor and relevant collaborative partners informed about pertinent information
  • Coordinates and oversees all aspects of psycho-social programming and services including support groups for parents and families and coordinates each aspect of the program with the interdisciplinary team
  • Participates in the intake and placement process of new applicants/tenants
  • Ensures that staff documents progress notes as needed
  • Serves as a clinical team leader and facilitates case conferences when needed
  • Develops and maintains community resources to further support tenants service needs
  • Leads or co-leads groups, including support groups for family members, significant others and caregivers
  • Performs inter-agency liaison work with other service agencies as needed
  • Maintains tenant progress notes and statistical records
  • Participates in Quality Assurance program to evaluate, monitor, identify problems and institute revisions to maintain quality of tenant services and provide services in accordance with current standards of professional practice  
  • Performs all related duties, as assigned, or unrelated duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATION - EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Must hold a Masters degree in Social Work.  The ideal applicant must have experience in therapeutic intervention, an understanding in utilizing community resources and working with individuals and families that have been homeless and identified of having a history of substance abuse. 

Location: 1932 Crotona Parkway, Bronx, NY 10462

To join our diverse workforce, please submit resume along with cover letter including salary requirements.

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