Social Worker

Henry Street Settlement

Location:

Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY, 10002

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Last Day to Apply:

12/31/2018

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

1

Maximum Hours/Week:

35 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Job Description:

•Develop and maintain a caseload and manage crisis situations •Conduct outreach to congregate members of the Henry Street Settlement Senior Center •Identify clients in need of case management/assistance, develop service plans, provide bio-psycho-social assessments and coordinate appropriate services and benefits for clients •Identify and personally link members who may be in need of assistance and/or referral to other Henry Street Settlement services •Monitor and assist clients in coordinating medical, legal and financial issues •Serve as liaison with health care professionals and legal services •Provide information and referral for clients to appropriate community services •In conjunction with the Program Manager, identify member mental health needs and plan appropriate programming and presentations •Facilitate at least one mental health activity/support group per week •Document all client interactions in the Department for the Aging database (STARS) •Plan workload in order to meet contractual service levels and the needs of the program and members •In conjunction with the Program Director, develop and maintain relationships with beneficial internal and external resources •Act as Site Supervisor for the Senior Companion Program •Act as Field Supervisor and/or Work Task Supervisor for social work (or equivalent) interns •Complete and submit monthly statistical reports •Other duties as assigned by supervisor

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@henrystreet.org.

To the Attention of:

Cassandra Walker

Required Skills/Experience:

•Master’s Degree in Social Work required •Bi-lingual Cantonese and/or Spanish required •Strong Microsoft office skills (primarily Word and Excel) •Excellent verbal and written communication skills •Possess the flexibility, empathy and compassion to work with the senior population and diverse cultures •Knowledge of mental health issues among senior populations •Possess case management experience, knowledge of entitlement & benefit programs and senior resources •Positive attitude and team player