Social Worker I, Senior Center- WBSC, Starrett City, HES

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Social Worker I, Senior Center- WBSC, Starrett City, HES

Status: Union DC1707/ Non- Exempt/ Part- Time
Reports to: Program Director or Designee
Date Posted: 25-Feb-2019
Job Type: Part Time

Details

General Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Program Director, in accord with the standards of the social work profession and requirements of the funding source, responsible for:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provision of specific information about health, welfare, education and recreation services available to serve the older client.
• Screening of client eligibility, application for, and advocacy in securing benefits and entitlements.
• The arrangement for direct provision of services such as transportation, homecare services, home delivered meals, public assistance, Medicare, Medicaid, emergency cash relief, legal aid, protective services, vocational placement, medical and psychiatric examination and therapy, housing, etc.
• Conducts community education and support groups.
• Informing supervisor of situations of crisis or circumstances where the worker requires further guidance.
• Participates in training and unit meetings
• Explains and interprets the agency’s programs to clients.
• Works closely with community organizations to meet the needs of the clients.
• Completes required case records, reports and statistics, utilizing computers, if so required.
• Performs other related tasks as requested or assigned.


Requirements:

• Graduate of an Accredited College or University with B.S.W./or B.A./B.S. degree, or equivalent.
• Good writing/record keeping skills.
• Some prior group leadership experience.
• Must be computer literate, including ability to learn and use program-specific software.
• Good writing/record keeping skills.
• Ability to read, write speak and understand English.
• Understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to serving clients and families.
Speaking Spanish is required.  




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To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Social Worker I, Senior Center- WBSC, Starrett City, HES - Brooklyn in subject line.

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New York, NY 10018


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