Bilingual Bronx Social Worker
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Sep 01, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 50,000
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
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Description
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Bi-lingual Social Worker position in the agency's Healthy @ Home Program at our Bronx satellite office located at 1775 Grand Concourse. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children and youth with complex medical conditions. Families will receive support to deal with the range of feelings and concerns associated with caring for a medically fragile child.

•        Title of Position: Bilingual Bronx Social Worker
•        Position Type: Full Time
•        Pay Range: Based on Experience
•        Location: Bronx satellite office located at 1775 Grand Concourse
•        Department: Healthy @ Home Program

Description of Responsibilities:

•Home visits to facilitate engagement, provide family support, counseling, opportunities to observe family interaction; reach out to families that are isolated, promote positive parent interactions & promote safety in the home;
•Case Management services for families to promote support and improve the well-being of each family member ( index-child, siblings, parents & caretakers);
•Carry a caseload of at least 10-12 families;
•Conduct Home visits within the NYC 5 boroughs;
•Conduct Psychosocial assessments, which includes trauma screening;
•Service planning & Goal Setting;
•Service plan implementation;
•Service coordination, monitoring & follow-up;
•On-going reassessment of clients’ needs;
•Crisis Intervention;
•Advocacy;
•Assistance with benefits & entitlements;
•Interface with Community Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social workers, School Teachers and Staff, Home Care agencies, Hospitals, Palliative/Hospice Agencies, Community Clinics, Administration for Children Services, and the like;
•Complete continued education as required by NYS Office of Professions;
•Weekly Supervision;
•Participate in Staff Meetings;
•Participate in Interdisciplinary meetings and case reviews.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive policies and practices.

Skills
Required Education and Experience:
•Master of Social Work degree required. LMSW preferred
•Experience in working with children living with medical complexities and their families

Required Skills:
•Ability to easily engage individuals of all backgrounds and socio-economic status.
•Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.

Notes
How to Apply:   
Please indicate Bilingual Bronx Social Worker in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: hr@nackidscan.org

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org


Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
City: Mahattann
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States
Email: hr@nackidscan.org