Social Worker (Bilingual Korean or Chinese)
Selfhelp Community Services

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Post Date: Jun 29, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 7/6/2021
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Queens
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Description
Here at Selfhelp, our mission is to maintain independence and dignity of the aging through a variety of social and support services.

Position Summary:
Assesses clients' needs and eligibility for in-home services, entitlements and benefits, and manages ongoing case work and care plan management.

Principal Responsibilities:

1. Conduct intakes and screen clients with presenting problems, if required.

2. Provide accurate and appropriate information on benefits, entitlements, programs, and case assistance and assist in accessing services, including referral, counseling clients and advocating and intervening with other agencies on behalf of clients.

3. Apply and recertify clients for entitlements and benefits.

4. Arrange for the provision of services.

5. Use language that expresses respect, patience and understanding when communicating with clients, families and collaterals.

6. Fully utilize the program’s data system to maintain complete and accurate case notes, monitor reassessment, client data and contacts, service delivery and financial information.

7. Prepare and maintain required documentation in case file.

8. Compile statistics, prepare reports and other documentation, and disseminate information when necessary

9. Actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.

10. Exchange information in a timely manner.

11. Complete work assignments thoroughly, accurately and within organizational time frames.

12. Assess clients’ social, emotional and environmental status in their home, hospital or institutional setting.

Skills
Bilingual- Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese or Korean
Masters in Social Work required


Notes
CEU credit for social workers!
Competitive salary and benefits
Very generous paid time off (vacation, sick and personal days)
Make a positive difference in the lives of older adults
Pension plan and 403(b)
Employee recognition, staff development and team-building
Work-life balance



Contact Details
Name: Aneka Phillip-Francois
Ph: 2129717683