Social Worker

Job: SW Category: Social worker

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week Social Worker to work in Mt. Vernon, NY.  Under general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Social Worker will provide psycho-therapeutic services to children, adults, and families experiencing emotional difficulties.  The Social Worker utilizes various therapeutic modalities, including ongoing cases, crisis and intakes, using evidence-based practices. The Social Worker is 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 meetings as necessary. This position includes benefits. 

Requirements

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week Social Worker to work in Mt. Vernon, NY.  Under general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Social Worker will provide psycho-therapeutic services to children, adults, and families experiencing emotional difficulties.  The Social Worker utilizes various therapeutic modalities, including ongoing cases, crisis and intakes, using evidence-based practices. The Social Worker is 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 meetings as necessary. This position includes benefits. 

The ideal candidate must have thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work: must be able to work with children, adolescents, adults or families; must be able to conduct interviews to obtain social and medical information necessary to perform diagnostic evaluation; ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.  Bi-lingual, English-Spanish is a plus.  Knowledge of NetSmart or other Electronic Medical Record System.  MSW from an accredited school of social work and possession of or eligible for certificate to practice social work in New York State issued by the State Education Department. On-going clinical supervision and training is available in the WJCS Educational Institute. 

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 everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

Benefits

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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