Social Worker – Dual Recovery

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job description

DUAL RECOVERY: INTEGRATED TREATMENT PROGRAM (ITP)

NEW PROGRAM:

Full time positions are available with an excellent benefits package providing quality evidence based clinical services to individuals with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders

Standard work schedule of 37.5 hour work week, M-F, would include one evening per week from 12 Noon until 8:00 PM with flexibility as needed.

The Neighborhood Center’s human service roots date back to 1905, when the agency began as a settlement house assisting immigrants. Today, the agency provides a full range of outreach, preventative, developmental and therapeutic human services for over 20,000 individuals in the local and surrounding communities.

CULTURE OF SUPPORT:

Join a dedicated and supportive team providing crucial services to our communities.

Clinicians have continuous access to program management and excellent administrative and clinical support in regards to credentialing, caseload management, scheduling, and billing. Clinicians have direct access to crisis support and Care Management for high needs cases. Formal Clinical Supervision is provided as well as informal peer/group supervision with a dynamic team that has a wide variety of backgrounds. Supervision is focused on supporting the well-being and development of the therapist as well as ensuring the best care of their clients. Opportunities to assist in providing clinical supervision to interns and/or peers may be available depending upon credential.

The organization’s focus on enhancing Evidence Based Practices has led to training opportunities in advanced clinical interventions for therapists that are not commonly available in community mental health settings including EMDR, DBT, and PCIT.

JOB DESCRIPTION: JOB DESCRIPTION: A  Social Worker at the Integrated Treatment Program (ITP) is responsible for providing quality evidence based clinical services to individuals with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders using his/her knowledge, training and professional experience. The  Social Worker will work with an assigned caseload providing evidence based, culturally competent individual, family and group therapy as well as crisis intervention.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provides direct therapeutic services to clients and their families according to need.
  • Conducts strength based assessments to identify client/family needs.
  • Provides follow-up before, during and after services in order to be responsive to the needs of client/families as they surface and to help determine satisfaction with services and obtain recommendations for service enhancement.
  • Functions as an interdisciplinary team member at all conferences designed to diagnose and treat clients.
  • Maintains contact and consults with community agencies as the clients’ advocate and as a clinical professional on the treatment team.
  • Assists in linking clients to outside community agencies and community resources as indicated and appropriate.
  • Maintains timely, complete and accurate record documentation.
  • Accepts assignment of emergency cases and/or other clients by supervisory staff, above and beyond standard expectations.
  • Attends and participates at staff/agency meetings.
  • Provides necessary leadership and facilitation in the absence of clinical/administrative supervisory staff.
  • Assists in maintaining an ongoing quality improvement process to include utilization review of case records, as requested by Agency Administration.
  • Assists in provision of ongoing clinical supervision of clinic staff.
  • Assists with clinical and administrative planning and organizational changes within the clinic.
  • Attends appropriate meetings as a representative of the clinic, as requested by Agency Administration.
  • Maintains self in a professional manner at all times, adhering to OMH guidelines, Neighborhood Center policy and procedures and in keeping with the Agency’s mission statement, as well as NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Agency Administration.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extensive knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders affecting clients and their families.
  • Experience in providing individual, family and group therapies to diverse populations and their families.
  • Ability and prior experience working with a multidisciplinary staff.
  • Ability and prior experience to handle the assignment of emergency and/or difficult cases.
  • Ability to maintain expectations for timeliness and accuracy in the performance of the job functions.
    A Master’s Degree in Social Work from a regionally accredited or New York State registered graduate school,
    AND
    A NY state Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMSW/LCSW/LMHC) is preferred but not required
    AND
    Possess a minimum of three (3) years post Master’s experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $58,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

COVID-19 considerations:

Our agency is diligently following governmental and expert guidance with protocols in place to ensure that our worksites are safe for our employees and clients.

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

 

Experience:

  • working with individuals with co-occurring disorders: 3 years (Required)

 

Work Location: One location

To apply for this job email your resume to jenniferw@neighborhoodctr.org