Social Worker I, Psychiatric
New Jersey Department of Health - Special Treatment Unit

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Post Date: Apr 30, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Avenel
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Social Worker I, Psychiatric
$57,420.37 - $81,196.66

The Special Treatment Unit is a 500-bed secure forensic facility for sexual offenders located in Avenel, New Jersey. Our inpatient units are designed to treat adult males who have been civilly committed under New Jersey’s Sexually Violent Predator’s Act.

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, social workers assist residents with case-management, discharge planning and cofacilitate sex offender specific treatment groups. Supervision and clinical hours for LCSW licensure available.


EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s in Social Work.

LICENSE: Registration as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the State of New Jersey. Applicants may be in the process as long as there is evidence of a passing score on licensure exam and that the application has been submitted.

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience in social case work involving responsibility for gathering and analyzing social information from clients, the determination of their needs, and the planning and administration of treatment plans geared toward the needs of individual clients.

For consideration, please send resume to: Heather Burnett, Director of Social Work by e-mail at or call 732-499-5041.

Ann Klein Forensic Center
Reference Posting #200-24
New Jersey Department of Health
PO BOX 7717
West Trenton, NJ 08625-7717

Equal Opportunity Employer

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