Social Worker, Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Job: TCTA Category: Social workerContact: Human ResourcesEmail: [email protected]

WJCS is searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Social Worker to work in the Peekskill general mental health clinic (21 hours) and in Peekskill’s Trager-Lemp Center Treating Trauma Promoting Resilience (14 hours). Under the general supervision of the Clinic Director/Assistant Clinic Director, the Social Worker will provide mental health services to persons in the community having psychiatric diagnoses and requiring services offered by a licensed mental health facility. Under the general supervision of the Trager-Lemp Center Team Supervisor, the Social Worker will provide services to persons in the community who have been affected by sexual abuse or family violence as a victim, or family member of the same. SPANISH SPEAKING STRONGLY PREFERRED.

Responsibilities include providing direct service in various therapeutic modalities, including assessment, crisis intervention, and ongoing treatment; responsible for all recording and statistical procedures required by the agency including case records, insurance forms and related data, monthly statistical sheets schedules, surveys, etc.; and maintaining necessary patient related contacts with other agencies and resources (courts, schools, etc.) including written material, telephone contact and personal visits as necessary. Other responsibilities may include supervising other staff or students, when applicable; filing insurance claim forms and maintaining other necessary contacts with insurance companies; and providing emergency and general clinical coverage for the Peekskill Clinic. The Social Worker will receive on-going clinical supervision and training in the WJCS Educational Institute. LMSW required and two evenings (12-8) required. Knowledge of evidence-based principles and techniques is a plus as well as comfort with computer applications and good knowledge of community resources.

The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work. Must have thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work and therapeutic interventions with individuals and families.    

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

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The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for part-time and full-time employees and dependents with a portion paid by employer
  • Dental insurance
  • AFLAC benefit programs
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Agency-paid Pension Plan
  • Agency-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Agency-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Savings on auto or homeowner's insurance with option of payroll deductions
  • Tuition assistance to help you reach your educational goals
  • Day Care reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional training and development

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