Social Worker - UP TO $5,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS!

1526 Grand Concourse, The Bronx, NY 10457, USA Req #1700
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Make a bigger difference
Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

  Reasons you’ll love working with us:  

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

The Mount Eden Bronx PROS program offers recovery-oriented and rehabilitation services for individuals 18 years of age and older who are living with mental illness. Participants develop personalized recovery plans to realize life role goals and integrate into the community. The program utilizes evidence-based practices, person-centered individual and group services, and optional vocational and clinical services to assist participants in achieving their goals.

The schedule for this position is as follows: 
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:00pm

The Social Worker works primarily in the community using recovery-oriented lens and evidenced based approaches to evaluate participant’s strengths and resources, identifying barriers to engagement in services, ascertain level of risk and appropriate services to manage risk, assisting with managing and keeping appointments, providing psychoeducation and coordinating other aspects of participants’ health and community services to support engagement. The clinician also provides crisis services to participants remotely or in person in the office or community.

 

The responsibilities of the Social Worker include:

  • Conducting assessments to evaluate participant’s strengths and resources, current functioning, barriers to engagement, level of risk and identify appropriate interventions to manage risk
  • Providing evidence based interventions to enhance motivation to engage in services and supports, and reduce risky behaviors.
  • Providing individual, group, family, collateral sessions and crisis services/interventions
  • Be actively self-reflective & self-aware of how clinical and administrative practice impacts clients, families, and the communities we serve
  • Approaching work with an anti-racist lens and open to continuously learning and evolving
  • Liaising with families, schools, criminal justice, and other community agencies to coordinate care
  • Participating in clinical meetings, staff meetings, trainings, and supervision.
  • Open and willing to receive constructive feedback
  • Maintaining documentation according to the standards and time frames established by the Jewish Board, regulatory agencies and/or funding sources
  • Maintaining professional behaviors and ethical standards as established by licensing board, relevant professional association and the Jewish Board policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Social Workers of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, creative arts, or social work from an accredited program AND
  • New York State License or limited permit in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC); Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT), or social work (LMSW) required.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence based approaches
  • Fluency in a second language is preferred.
  • Experience with telemental health platforms a plus
  • Proficient with electronic health record; Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook); comfortable and proficient using audio video platforms (i.e., Zoom).
  • Travel required between program locations and other Jewish Board sites.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate $52,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $53,060.00
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
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  • 1526 Grand Concourse, The Bronx, NY 10457, USA