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The Jewish Board 6376A | Social Worker (Licensed) in New York, New York

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**Social Worker**

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WORKING WITH US:**

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health 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. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others. Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

- 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
- Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
- Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
- Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
- This position is eligible for a sign on bonus
- This position is hybrid and flexible

**Purpose:**

Children's Mobile Crisis Teams (CMCT) were created to provide a viable alternative to psychiatric emergency rooms for children and young adults age 0 to 20 who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Staten Island CMCT will respond to a child/young adult in crisis at home, school, or elsewhere in the Staten Island community. Moreover, Staten Island CMCT staff can provide mental health engagement, intervention and follow-up support to help overcome resistance to treatment.

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Position Overview:**

The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical interventions within the realm of the Rapid Response Mobile Crisis program. Provide culturally 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.

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RESPONSIBILITIES** include but not limited to:

- Outreach to families in crisis in the community within 2 hours of receiving the referral. With the help of the Crisis Family Advocate Social Workers help to de-escalate the child in crisis as well as helping families manage emotional reactions to child's crisis.
- Coordinate all services for consumers, including day programs, behavioral health, medical care, transportation, summer programs (when applicable), recreational activities, and community inclusion (Person Centered Planning)
- Liaise between Department and consumer's family members, and relevant community members.
- Maintain records for all contacts with clients and their families.
- Link clients to community resources that support their behavioral health goals.
- Conduct meetings to ensure proper treatment, progress in program and coordination of goals.
- Participate in audit preparation.
- Work with program supervisor on intake process for new consumers.
- Work with Family Advocates to enhance communication and cooperation between them and consumer families.
- Complete paperwork in a timely manner.
- Other duties as assigned.

**Core Competencies**:

- Knowledge of mental illness, serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders.
- Ability to document assessments, plans and interventions

**Educational / Training Required**:

- Licensure (LMSW, LCSW) in Social Work
- Valid NYS Driver's License

**Experience Required / Language Preference:**

Minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population.

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Computer Skills Required**:

Familiarity with Outlook and Excel

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Work Environment / Physical Effort:**

- To perform the essential functions of this job the candidate must be able to travel within New York City carrying equipment such as a notebook, forms, laptop, mobile hotspot and cell phone weighing up to approximately 10 pounds.
- Risks/hazards associated with the position are those which may be encountered travelling around New York

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 \[300s\]
- Pay Type : Salary
- Employment Indicator : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees

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