Social Worker
United Jewish Council of the East Side

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Post Date: Nov 05, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: December 1,2021
Salary: $50.000
Location: US - New York - Manhattan
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Description
: To provide case assistance and case management (according to DFTA guidelines) to seniors .Provide home visits to the frail elderly for the purpose of assessing client’s eligibility for the UJC homebound lunch program.
Provide home visits to do reassessments on a six-month basis of clients already on the lunch program.
Assist clients who can come to the office with a wide array of services. These services include providing entitlement and benefit counseling and assessing the client’s eligibility for benefits and entitlements, completing applications for SSA, SSI, SSD, public assistance, food stamps, etc.        Accompany clients to city benefit offices such as public assistance, social security, Medicaid and HRA to advocate on their behalf at fair hearings and for application process.


Skills
•        Knowledge of types of entitlement/benefits for older people, and eligibility and application requirements.
•        Knowledge of local and citywide resources for older persons.
•        Ability to accurately prepare entitlement applications and to assist clients in completing applications.
•        Interviewing, assessment, and case note writing skills.
•        Ability to make appropriate referrals and to follow-up in a timely manner.
•        Ability to work with clients empathetically and respectfully.


Notes
: Master’s degree or BA/BSW plus two years supervised casework experience.
Vaccination is required



Contact Details
Name: Bella zaltsman
Address: 465 Grand Street 4A, 15 Wille
City: New york
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10002
Country: United States
Ph: 2122336037