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Social Worker

Henry Street Settlement

Description

•Develop and maintain a caseload and manage crisis situations
•Conduct outreach to congregate members of the Henry Street Settlement Senior Center
•Identify clients in need of case management/assistance, develop service plans, provide bio-psycho-social assessments and coordinate appropriate services and benefits for clients
•Identify and personally link members who may be in need of assistance and/or referral to other Henry Street Settlement services
•Monitor and assist clients in coordinating medical, legal and financial issues
•Serve as liaison with health care professionals and legal services
•Provide information and referral for clients to appropriate community services
•In conjunction with the Program Manager, identify member mental health needs and plan appropriate programming and presentations
•Facilitate at least one mental health activity/support group per week
•Document all client interactions in the Department for the Aging database (STARS)
•Plan workload in order to meet contractual service levels and the needs of the program and members
•In conjunction with the Program Director, develop and maintain relationships with beneficial internal and external resources
•Act as Site Supervisor for the Senior Companion Program
•Act as Field Supervisor and/or Work Task Supervisor for social work (or equivalent) interns
•Complete and submit monthly statistical reports
•Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

•Master’s Degree in Social Work required
•Bi-lingual Cantonese and/or Spanish required
•Strong Microsoft office skills (primarily Word and Excel)
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Possess the flexibility, empathy and compassion to work with the senior population and diverse cultures
•Knowledge of mental health issues among senior populations
•Possess case management experience, knowledge of entitlement & benefit programs and senior resources
•Positive attitude and team player

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Senior Center Social Worker” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

Posted on 07/24/18; CVMHA ID #12225