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Social Worker - LCSW or LMSW - (Nonprofit Social Work)

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Inc. • Manhattan, NY

Posted 7 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Experience - None
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Relocation - No


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Job Description

Social Worker - LCSW or LMSW 
(Social Work / Nonprofit Behavioral Health & Social Services)

Job Description


If you are passionate about helping others and looking for an opportunity to make a genuine and positive difference in the lives of individuals who need it the most, then join us at The Jewish Board! Headquartered in NYC, we provide critical health and human services for all New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs in community-based programs, residential facilities and day treatment centers. Our mission is: to strengthen families and communities throughout NYC by helping individuals of all backgrounds realize their potential and live as independently as possible. Hope, recovery and resilience guide our mission and form the basis of our strategic plan to promote recovery.


Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Mental Health Counselor to act as a positive role model providing therapeutic parenting and taking responsibility for the well-being and safety of the children and adolescents in the program. At The Jewish Board, we help adults and children living with mental illness, families and individuals who need supportive housing, adolescents who deserve a safe and protected environment within which to recover, people living with developmental disabilities, and those who need counseling and mental health services to address specific issues.


If you want to partner with a growing social services organization committed to providing the highest quality care support, then we may be just the perfect fit for you! Contact us today – we look forward to hearing from you!


Social Worker - LCSW or LMSW 
(Social Work / Nonprofit Behavioral Health & Social Services)


Job Responsibilities

The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Coordinate all services for consumers, including day programs, medical care, transportation, summer camps, summer programs, recreational activities, and community inclusion (Person Centered Planning).
  • Liaise between Department and consumer's family members, and relevant community members.  Provide family limited counseling.
  • As Team Leader, lead quarterly case conference, and prepare minutes.  Prepare integrative treatment plan, based on all assessments from the other professionals and Direct Care Workers.
  • Lead weekly team meetings.  Keep minutes of team meetings and ensure follow-up as necessary from meetings.
  • Conduct meetings to ensure proper treatment, progress in program and coordination of goals.
  • Attend annual case conference at day program or school.
  • Train Direct Care Workers, as necessary.
  • Participate in audit preparation.
  • Work with intake coordinator on intake process for new consumers.
  • Work with Direct Care Workers to enhance communication and cooperation between them and consumer families.
  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Social Worker - LCSW or LMSW -

(Social Work / Nonprofit Behavioral Health & Social Services)

Job Requirements

We are looking for a Social Worker who combines a caring, patient, and adaptable personality, with independent problem-solving skills to carry out different residential programs. In this position, you should be able to provide a positive and efficient guidance to children and adolescents on their day-to-day activities and promote their independency. It is also important that you display excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact in a professional and empathetic manner with both residents and caregiving staff.


Specific qualifications for this behavioral health nonprofit role include:


  • Masters degree in Social Work, (MSW)
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population. 
  • LMSW or LCSW certification required.  
  • Spanish speaker strongly preferred.


Social Worker - LCSW or LMSW 

(Social Work / Nonprofit Behavioral Health & Social Services)


Join our caring team at The Jewish Board and make a positive impact in the lives of our residents!

Apply now!

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