Social Worker (Licensed)

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Inc.
Published
February 19, 2021
Location
New York, NY
Category
Job Type

Description

Make a bigger difference

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.



ABOUT THE JOB 

The Virginia and Leonard Marx Outpatient Clinic is part of the Harlem Child Development Center (HCDC) that serves children ages 0 to 8 and their families. The clinic offers evaluations and treatment planning; parent-child psychotherapy; individual, family and group therapy; and family guidance. 

The clinic employs a multidisciplinary clinical staff that use a culturally sensitive, family and relationship centered approach to help individuals and their families develop the skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. The clinic’s programs work closely with Community Partners to address health disparities in neighborhoods, while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of the communities that it serves.

The Social Worker partners with families, the interdisciplinary clinical team, and any systems involved in the families’ lives (educational, medical, social services, etc.) to assess needs in a comprehensive way and provide culturally competent and sensitive services. The social worker must have a firm understanding of how trauma, race, class, and privilege impact families of color and must be willing to address these issues as part of the therapy process.

TO QUALIFY

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 Social Work (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with a similar population.
  • LMSW or LCSW certification required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaker required.
  • Saturday availability preferred.

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.

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