Social Worker (MWS/LMSW)
Rising Ground

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Post Date: Dec 16, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $60,000-$65,000
Location: US - New York - Yonkers
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The primary responsibility of the Social Workers is to work collaboratively with the RTC staff to ensure that the daily needs and essential treatment services for the children and their families. The Social Workers manage all the social service needs and ensures that all ACS requirements are met within the mandated timeframes. This includes children and families on trial and final discharge.
Rising Ground
Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn.
Ensure concurrent planning
Attend all court hearings and appointments
Participate in weekly treatment team meetings
Conduct home assessments and on-going family visits
Facilitate discharges as per Permanency Planning Goals
Refer children and families to outside services when appropriate
Prepare for, schedule and participate in family team conferences

Provide individual, family and group counseling. Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with assigned families
Responsible for the maintenance of the case records for his/her assigned cases to ensure that all documentation is located in the appropriate place
Compliance with New York City Administration of Childrens Services regulations. This includes but is not limited to: completion of FASPs, Permanency Hearing Reports, Incident Reports and Progress notes, as well as maintaining casework contact standards as issued by ACS and OCFS
Perform other job-related tasks and duties as assigned
MSW or MS/MA in other related human services field and 2-3 years post Master’s experience
Valid New York State Driver’s License
Good verbal and written communication skills
Computer proficient, knowledge of Connections
Knowledge of child welfare and related legislation
Demonstrated knowledge of family court procedures
Salary Range $60,000 - $65,000 Per Year and competitive benefits.
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Contact Details

City: Yonkers
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10705
Country: United States