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Sunnyside Community Services
The social worker working under the title of Caregiver Support Specialist is responsible for conducting detailed assessments of caregivers and their care receivers to determine client needs and eligibility for services and engaging with client to develop a care plan. Duties include supportive counseling and guidance on long-term planning, assistance and referrals for benefits and entitlements, and education and information about caregiving supports. They will lead support groups and develop and facilitate client training events and workshops. They will also perform outreach in the community to identify and build a new client base.
Sunnyside Community Services, an innovative community-based, social service organization in Queens (10 minutes by subway from Grand Central), is seeking a social worker for the CARE NYC Western Queens Caregiver Program. The program provides information, referrals, counseling, and respite to family caregivers –those family members or friends who are providing care to physically disabled or cognitively impaired seniors, grandparents caring for grandchildren, and seniors caring for a disabled adult. Respite service provides temporary relief from caregiving responsibilities on a limited basis and can include in-home care or adult day care services.
Classification: Exempt Overtime Eligible
Reports to: Program Supervisor
If you would like to join our team, please forward a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to Katie Hine at email@example.com. Please indicate “Social Worker – Caregivers Program WQ” in the email subject line.
Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.
Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in our ability to collaborate with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves on an approach that is comprehensive, caring, and community-based. For more information on Sunnyside Community Services, please visit www.scsny.org.
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