Social Worker - Brooklyn Community Based Programs

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Brooklyn Community Based Programs
One of our GSS sites in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Borough:

Brooklyn

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

5

Area of Focus:

Social Services

Job Description:

 Major Duties:                  

  • Provide initial intake, assessment, planning and ongoing case management with students.
  • Provide individual and group counseling and crisis intervention as needed.
  • Facilitate case consultations with the Advocate Counselors, Internship Coordinator and DOE staff.
  • Conduct workshops on healthy relationships, dating violence, nutrition and other relevant topics.
  • Assist students in attending school through identifying obstacles and connecting with resources
  • Conduct home visits when necessary.
  • Develop resources and linkages to meet student needs.
  • Work with families and DOE staff to assist students in achieving goals.
  • Assist in carrying out other aspects of the program including recognition events, trips and leadership activities.
  • Plan and coordinate with other Good Shepherd Services team members and relevant school staff.
  • Participate in agency-wide workgroups.
  • Attend continuing education workshops and trainings.
  • Perform statistical, narrative and record keeping duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

 Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related counseling field required.
  • Must have experience working with adolescents/young adults individually and in groups.
  • Knowledge of Trauma-Informed Practice a plus.
  • Prior experience in a school setting preferred.
  • Must be able to work evenings and some Saturdays.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills a plus.
  • Must be able to work cohesively as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth, family and community development perspective.