Social Worker

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


Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with headquarters in White Plains, NY.  We are searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Social Worker to work in Peekskill.  Under the general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Social Worker will provide mental health services to persons in the community having psychiatric diagnosis and requiring services offered by a licensed mental health facility.  Other responsibilities include providing comprehensive clinical services, including assessment, crisis intervention, and treatment to clients of all ages in a dynamic Family Mental Health clinic setting.  Opportunity to work in varied treatment modalities with clients of all ages with a broad range of emotional, social and behavioral issues.  On-going clinical supervision and training in the WJCS Educational Institute.  LMSW required and some evenings required.  Knowledge of evidence-based principles and techniques is a plus as well as comfort with computer applications and good knowledge of community resources. This position requires two evening per week (12-8).

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.   Familiarity with maintaining electronic health records is helpful. 

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.


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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