Social Worker
Hudson Guild

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Post Date: Jan 02, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York
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Hartley House is a historic settlement house serving the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in New York City since 1897. Programs include after school and summer day camp programs for children, support services for neighborhood seniors, and creative arts programs for all ages.

 Hartley House is seeking a passionate Bilingual Social Worker for the Home Outreach Program for Elders (HOPE) program. We are seeking an individual who is organized, caring and has a respect for diversity, including culture, ethnicity and sexual orientation. Under the supervision of the Social Worker, the social worker will provide case management assistance and must possess strong working knowledge of government entitlement and social services systems. This person will further advance the ability of HOPE to meet the needs of seniors by providing direct services such as handling intake management, bill pay assistance, in-home assessments, health and entitlement referrals, caregiver support, crisis intervention and client advocacy.   S/he will work closely with 25-30 regular clients and provide further referrals to many more per year. 

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters in Social Worker (MSW) required. Ability to work effectively with well and frail older adults and other service agencies. Willingness to work a flexible schedule. Excellent organizational, computer and advocacy skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of related work experience preferred. Must be able to speak, read and write in English; Spanish is preferred.


Provide services ranging from concrete services (benefits and entitlements), to case assistance and management, group programming, advocacy, resources and referrals
Conduct bio-psychosocial assessments/care plan for new clients
Facilitate support groups as assigned
Conduct intakes, screenings and needs assessments as assigned
Maintain current documentation required for all cases, from all agencies necessary for reporting purposes, including progress notes, case contacts and all case summaries, and produce monthly reports
Assist with money management including monthly bill pay, budgetary assistance, and applying for private stipendiary assistance as necessary
Provide information and referral services to individuals that are not referred as HOPE clients
Participate in case presentations, staff meetings, field visits and regular training
Attend community and partnership meetings
Submit work schedules and statistics in a timely manner as required.
Keep supervisor abreast on an ongoing basis and in supervisory meetings of outstanding work priorities.
Participate in community-building activities sponsored by program and agency and encourage participants to support these activities
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some weekend and/or evening hours as necessary
Be available to work on holidays and special events as necessary.
Maintain cooperative, supportive relationships with Hartley House and Hudson Guild and programs/employees
Perform other duties as assigned

 WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical office setting that will require travel between office and client’s home, and possible multiple sites consistent with a community center environment. 

BENEFITS:  Includes excellent benefits package with 24 vacation days, 1 floating holiday, 12 sick days, medical, dental and 403b Plan.

 Hartley House is an equal opportunity employer.

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