BronxWorks

Job Title

SOCIAL WORKER – Webster Campus Community School

Job Description

BronxWorks is hiring a Social Worker in the Children & Youth Department for its Webster Campus Community School Program.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct services to clients including engagement, intake, assessment, service plan development, referral, advocacy, counseling and exit summaries.
  • Monitor and document client progress towards service plan goals; document all interactions with, or on behalf of, clients.
  • Provide group counselling as required by Director.
  • Maintain familiarity with agency and community resources.
  • Coordinate client services with mental health, medical, employment, educational, child care and other social service providers.
  • Conduct home visit and field visit as required.
  • Conduct regular case conferences with clients and service providers as required.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration among staff.
  • Develop and build relationships with parents and families of program participants.
  • Ensure a physically safe environment for participants.
  • Attend internal and external agency meetings and trainings.
  • Submit reports as required including monthly reports to supervisor.
  • Coordinate with Community School Director and School Personnel to identify chronically absent students and families in need of mental health services.
  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling as needed for identified caseload.
  • Create and maintain case records including intake, biopsychosocial, and treatment/service plan and case notes.
  • Facilitate student workshops on various social/emotional topics such as building self-esteem, stress management, healthy relationships/teen dating violence, bullying, etc.
  • Collaborate with Community School Director and Parent Coordinator to develop and facilitate workshops, events and community school forums for families.
  • Facilitate workshops for teachers around social and emotional learning.
  • Conduct push-in sessions and provide support around behavioral concerns in the classrooms as deemed necessary.
  • Maintain and build partnerships with outside agencies to enhance programming.
  • Plan special events and other innovative programming with school and CBO staff.
  • Assist with supervision of children and/or provide coverage as needed (on or off-site).
  • Be an active member of the attendance, community school, and school leadership team and/or committee.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • New York State Licensure (LMSW) required within six (6) months of hire date.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a youth development program and 1 year of experience working in a school setting.
  • Engaging personality and detailed orientated skills are essential.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume via the following URL: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&jobId=29690&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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
  • 12 paid holidays.
    Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

Additionally, BronxWorks offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar.
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities.
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees.

 

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. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

 

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. 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. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

 

Salary Information

To Apply

For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume via the following URL: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&jobId=29690&lang=en_US&source=CC3


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