TEMPORARY SOCIAL WORKER (BILINGUAL), BELMONT FAMILY SERVICE CENTER

Good Shepherd Services, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking a Temporary Social Worker (Bilingual), for our Belmont Family Service Center Program in the Bronx.

The Social worker will provide intensive, strength-based preventive services to families whose children are at risk of foster placement.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Conduct assessments of children and families referred by the Administration for Children's Services (ACS), schools, other agencies and community-based organizations, or those who come in voluntarily seeking services.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling to children and families based on a strength-based model.
  • Maintain a regular caseload in accordance with the program's policies and procedures.
  • Provide short-term crisis intervention and concrete services including advocacy, outreach and referral for designated caseload, as well as emergencies.
  • Conduct home visits and escort program participants to appointments as needed.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement groups and social activities for children, parents and families.
  • Schedule, facilitate and/or participate in required conferences with families, community partners and ACS using the Family Team Conferencing (FTC) Model when indicated.
  • Prepare appropriate statistical reports (PROMIS), FASP recording and complete casework and group work summaries as needed.
  • Attend and participate in program staff meetings, as well as related agency training as appropriate. Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration.
  • Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALITIES SOUGHT:

  • Advocates prevention principals {empowerment, respect, service, education and empathy}.
  • Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment.
  • Creates, embodies and supports a learning environment.
  • Offers and receives feedback and suggestions in a strength-based and constructive manner.
  • Dedicated to being a team player and active contributor to the achievement the vision and mission of the program.
  • Energetic, empathic, honest, genuine, professional, creative and committed to making a difference with the families, community, program and agency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSW or MA in related field preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Bengali or English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Must be able to work two evenings per week until 7:00 p.m.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

How to apply

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Good Shepherd Services, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking a Temporary Social Worker (Bilingual), for our Belmont Family Service Center Program in the Bronx.

The Social worker will provide intensive, strength-based preventive services to families whose children are at risk of foster placement.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Conduct assessments of children and families referred by the Administration for Children's Services (ACS), schools, other agencies and community-based organizations, or those who come in voluntarily seeking services.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling to children and families based on a strength-based model.
  • Maintain a regular caseload in accordance with the program's policies and procedures.
  • Provide short-term crisis intervention and concrete services including advocacy, outreach and referral for designated caseload, as well as emergencies.
  • Conduct home visits and escort program participants to appointments as needed.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement groups and social activities for children, parents and families.
  • Schedule, facilitate and/or participate in required conferences with families, community partners and ACS using the Family Team Conferencing (FTC) Model when indicated.
  • Prepare appropriate statistical reports (PROMIS), FASP recording and complete casework and group work summaries as needed.
  • Attend and participate in program staff meetings, as well as related agency training as appropriate. Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration.
  • Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALITIES SOUGHT:

  • Advocates prevention principals {empowerment, respect, service, education and empathy}.
  • Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment.
  • Creates, embodies and supports a learning environment.
  • Offers and receives feedback and suggestions in a strength-based and constructive manner.
  • Dedicated to being a team player and active contributor to the achievement the vision and mission of the program.
  • Energetic, empathic, honest, genuine, professional, creative and committed to making a difference with the families, community, program and agency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSW or MA in related field preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Bengali or English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Must be able to work two evenings per week until 7:00 p.m.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

 

How to apply

Go to http:www.goodshepherds.org for a complete description and application instructions.

for a complete description and application instructions.

Bronx, New York
2014-02-28
Good Shepherd Services
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685 East 187th Street, Bronx, NY, 10458, US
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