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CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 12/1/2022

The Department of Social Work in the College of Health at Ball State University seeks a non-tenure line Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice. Please share this email with doctoral students, postdocs, or colleagues seeking faculty positions.

In our programs, students will discover more about themselves as they work to improve the quality of life for others; to advocate for social, economic, and environmental justice for vulnerable populations; and to acquire the skills, knowledge, and values to work with diverse people. With more than 300 students in our undergraduate major, we are the oldest accredited undergraduate social work program in the state. We also have a rapidly growing MSW program with over 100 students from across the globe. The department houses a gerontology minor and recently launched an online BSW program and an MSW program at the Ball State Indy campus.

To apply for the position, click here. You can also learn more about other faculty openings at Ball State here.

A flyer with information about the position is available here.


Posted 12/1/2022

 Company: PPL Therapeutic Services                               

PPL Therapeutic Services is looking for compassionate individuals to join our growing team of mental health professionals.

Our Mission: 

PPL Therapeutic Services is dedicated to providing exceptional behavioral health services to residents in nursing homes & assisted living facilities.

Job Title:Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Job Type: Independent Contractor – Earning potential up to $104,000. Earn a $5,000 sign on bonus for full-time positions.

  • Full and Part-time positions available
  • Provide at least 32 billable per week
  • Above Industry-Standard Pay: $50.00 per clinical hour
  • Flexible Work Schedule: sets own schedule in discussion with the assigned facilities, schedule appointments Monday thru Friday during regular business hours (1st Shift)
  • Inpatient Services
  • PPL Therapeutic Services is responsible for Authorizations & Billing
  • Pay Schedule: Biweekly on Friday (work week begins on Friday and ends the following Thursday)
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR): Valant (EMR) used for medical record, to schedule patients, document notes, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostic evaluations, interviews, and cognitive examinations to residents in nursing home, assisted living, personal care and memory care
  • Develop individualized treatment goals and recommendations based on resident’s social, emotional, and psychological needs
  • Maintain weekly clinical contact with patients
  • Completion of documentation/progress notes after clinical contact within 24 hours in the EMR and notes delivered to the assigned representative at the facility
  • Maintain working relationship and open communication with facility staff and direct care team

Job Requirements:

  • Must be licensed in the state of Kentucky as an LCSW
  • Provide own transportation to designated facilities to conduct in-person patient therapy sessions

To submit resume':

Tish Stewart, RN, LNHA, V.P. of Operations

Cell: 502-552-2962

tish.stewart@ppltherapeutic.com

 

PPL Therapeutic Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted 11/28/2022

Seven Counties

Case Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

1. Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client’s needs.

2. Participates in development of client’s service plan, consistent with assessment.

3. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment.  

4. Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages.

5. Monitors client’s progress by making referrals, tracking client’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client’s changing needs.

6. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf). 

7. Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client’s progress, etc., in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards.

8. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client’s status and progress).

9. Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources. 

10. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client’s illness, physical condition, or social situation. 

11. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services). 

12. May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent’s skill and autonomy.  

 EDUCATION

· Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source.  

· Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment.  

EXPERIENCE

 ADULT DIVISION: At least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly with adults or ACT population (with direct daily contact) in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Case-Manager---CCBHC_JR-007895

Contact Ludmilla Plenty at lplenty@sevencounties.org for more information.


Posted 11/28/2022

Seven Counties

Associate Social Workers/Therapists – Adults Division

Full-Time positions both on-site and telehealth. 1st and 2nd shifts available. Both on-site and telehealth positions are available.

PURPOSE

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention.

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

EDUCATION

Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate) or Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed as a certified social worker (CSW)

EXPERIENCE

  • Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.
  • Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and SCS services.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle a case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS 

  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families.
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.

Interested candidates should apply at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker-Therapist---Associate-License---Adults-Division_JR-008823

Contact Ludmilla Plenty at lplenty@sevencounties.org for additional information.


Posted 11/28/2022

Seven Counties

Social Workers/Therapists – Rural Division

Positions include full-time therapists/social workers, chemical dependency youth therapist, PRN, and school based for Shelby County.

Full-time for Bullitt County

Full-time and School Based therapist/social for Oldham County

Telehealth positions Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

PURPOSE

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention.

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

· Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate) or Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed as a certified social worker (CSW)

EXPERIENCE

  • Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.
  • Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and SCS services.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle a case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

· Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families.

· Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

· Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.

· Reliable transportation for frequent travel.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/KY---130-Joe-B-Hall-Ave-Shepherdsville---15003/Social-Worker-Therapist---Rural-Division_JR-008825

Contact Ludmilla Plenty at lplenty@sevencounties.org for additional information.


Posted 11/28/2022

Seven Counties

Mobile Response Direct Care Counselor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Responds to requests for organizational services and assesses appropriate service sites or programs to meet potential client needs. Obtains necessary data from new clients to complete applications for services to facilitate scheduling, hospital appointments, and other intake services. Enters and updates client data and scheduling information into appropriate computer systems, as necessary. Performs a variety of office support functions to facilitate intake services such as copying, filing, and recordkeeping. Communicates with clients to confirm and/or reschedule appointments. Maintains monthly report data relating to numbers of calls taken, appointments scheduled, and referrals made.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Human Behavior Sciences or related field of study.

EXPERIENCE

  • One to two years of social service or related field experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, procedures, and treatment of mental health disorders, psychology, social services, and crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of services provided by SCS and affiliates
  • Basic office support abilities such as filing, recordkeeping, etc
  • Word processing/data entry skills.
  • Strong communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Position has no unusual physical demands.

Involves modestly unpleasant situations associated with continual video display terminal use.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Mobile-Response-Direct-Care-Counselor_JR-007819

Contact Ludmilla Plenty at lplenty@sevencounties.org for additional information.

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Posted 11/28/2022

Seven Counties

Case Manager – West Office
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client’s needs. Participates in development of client’s service plan, consistent with assessment. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment.  Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages. Monitors client’s progress by making referrals, tracking client’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client’s changing needs. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf). Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client’s progress, etc., in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client’s status and progress). Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client’s illness, physical condition, or social situation. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services). May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent’s skill and autonomy.

 EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source. 
  • Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment. 

 EXPERIENCE

            ADULT DIVISION: At least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly with adults or ACT population (with direct daily contact) in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.         

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position requires lifting of 20 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of items weighing up to 10 pounds, or requires significant periods of walking or standing. 
  • Frequent exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or families. 
  • Normal tasks may involve exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissue. 
  • May involve 24-hour on-call responsibilities.   
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.      

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Case-Manager-Service-Coordinator---Adult-West_JR-008895

 

Contact Ludmilla Plenty at lplenty@sevencounties.org for additional information.

 


Posted 11/21/2022

*HIRING*

Southern Indiana CTC

We are seeking caring and compassionate Substance Abuse Counselors that appreciate the importance of working for an organization that values your clinical expertise, delivers exceptional patient care and provides and outstanding compensation and benefits package. 

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social or health services field
  • Sign on Bonus Available
  • Market Competitive Pay
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Morning Shifts available 4:30am-1:30pm
  • Opportunity for growth

To schedule an interview:

Start a rewarding new career with us today!


Posted 11/21/2022

Louisville Metro Public Defender – Alternative Sentencing Worker (ASW)

Position Type: Full-Time

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:15am -4:30pm; no weekends; no on-call duties or home visits

Primary Location: Downtown-Louisville; office setting; walking distance to/from court houses and jails

Population Served: Adult men and women

Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with experience

The Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office is a non-profit organization rendering legal services in the largest jurisdiction in the state of Kentucky to indigent adults and juveniles accused of crimes and status offenses and to those who are subjected to involuntary hospitalization due to mental illness.  The office functions as a full-service law firm providing defense representation in all state courts at every level, as well as appellate and post-conviction advocacy in both the state and federal courts. 

The Alternative Sentencing Worker (ASW) is responsible for conducting a holistic, strengths-based assessment of the client’s needs to identify services to meet underlying needs with two goals in mind: (1) to diminish the risk of later involvement with the criminal justice system; and (2) to reduce the necessity of incarceration and the exorbitant expenditures required to house people in jails and prisons when more effective and less costly alternatives exist. The ASW may also provide forensic social work services, including mitigation in conjunction with the Assistant Public Defender for the legal disposition of criminal cases. The ASW will develop either a typed or verbal Alternative Sentencing Plan (ASP) by:

  • Conducting social service needs-based assessments with justice-involved adult clients.
  • Assessing clients in an office and/or adult detention facility setting.
  • Contacting community-based providers to refer according to client’s needs.
  • Presenting professional recommendations, to the Court, which may include testifying in court.
  • Coordinating services with clients in lieu of a jail or prison sentence.

Preference will be given to applicants with an MSW/MSSW preferably from a Council on Social Work Education accredited graduate school. Applicants without an MSW/MSSW may apply.  This position and office setting is not clinical; therefore, an applicant is not required to hold a Certified Social Worker (CSW) credential or higher nor can they be supervised if obtaining hours for further licensure. Applicant must have one to two years’ experience assessing individuals for substance use disorder and/or mental health treatment needs.

The ideal applicant must possess: a desire to work with a vulnerable population; strong verbal and written skills to advocate on client’s behalf; detailed care to client case file management; disciplined self-time management; and consistent professionalism when collaborating with fellow colleagues, those in the criminal justice arena, and partnering community-based agencies.    

To apply for this position, please submit: a cover letter, a current resume, three (3) professional recommendations; one graduate school transcript and a one-page writing sample to Beth McMahon at bmcmahon@metrodefender.org and Amy Hannah at aihannah@metrodefender.org .

 

 


Posted 11/21/2022

Position title: La Escuelita Learning Hub Coordinator

Position description:  (applications due by  11/30/2023)

La Escuelita Learning Hub, a ministry of Beechmont Presbyterian Church (BPC) and Ministerio Presbiteriano Hispano/Latino de Preston Highway (PHLMPH, its acronym in English), is an after-school and summer program for immigrant families where, in addition to family support and services, their children receive academic and social support and are cared for emotionally, academically, spiritually, and physically. La Escuelita Learning Hub is staffed by a community of volunteers, including a social services/sustainability advisor, an education resource/budget advisor, a cultural advisor, and volunteer and paid drivers who transport the children to and from the program that meets principally at BPC.

The coordinator will be responsible for planning and overseeing a program that exemplifies Christian love and compassion, using a trauma-informed approach and cross-cultural sensitivity, to provide the following supports to the students: academic and ESL/EAL support, a listening ear, and enrichment activities such as music, parties, games, outdoor recreation, arts, and crafts.  While the intent is to garner additional funds to continue the position, this is initially a one-year, part-time 25-hour-a-week position which pays $20/hour and follows the public-school academic year and summer schedule*. The coordinator will be a BPC employee and be under the supervision of La Escuelita Learning Hub Committee. 

Essential position tasks and responsibilities: 

1) Works directly with children and volunteers from 2:45 PM until 6:00 PM Mondays through Thursdays to implement the after-school program (13 hours/week). The summer schedule is TBD but is generally 40 hrs/week for 1 month.  

2) Provides administrative and program management following established guidelines, which include Mid Kentucky Presbytery’s (BPC and PHLMPH are a part of this region within the PCUSA) Boundary Guidelines (12 hours/ week).

3) Recruit, orient, train, schedule, supervise and lead monthly meetings with volunteers  

4) Work with the educational resource/budget advisor to:

  • Create and follow a yearly budget, coordinate the purchase of supplies, and submit receipts to BPC’s treasurer for reimbursement
  •  Connect with the children’s schools to provide for education needs

5) Work with the social services/sustainability advisor to:

  • Connect students/families to community services with the assistance of volunteers
  • Work in collaboration with the advisor to provide information needed for grant proposals. The advisor will take the lead in working on grant proposals
  • Recruit volunteers
  • While not assuming programmatic responsibilities, this advisor will also provide up to 20 hours of administrative assistance per month on specific tasks agreed-upon with the coordinator.

 6) Work with the cultural advisor to:

  • Engage in culturally sensitive interactions with students and their parents which could include general communications and informing parents about behavioral issues
  •  Plan social/educational activities with children’s families every 6 weeks

7) Attend and provide a report at monthly meetings of the La Escuelita Learning Hub Committee, which will provide supervision, guidance, and support. This committee makes high level decisions including the development of a strategic focus and assuring that the program effectively uses assets, advances its mission and adheres to regulations/guidelines. The coordinator will also attend BPC Session meetings as requested.  

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Experience in working with children who present challenging behaviors
  • Ability to be a patient, consistent, caring, and trustworthy leader and role model
  • Ability to effectively manage/administer a program that demonstrates equity
  • Cross-cultural experience and willingness to learn the culture of our students, and how to interact positively with students who have been traumatized
  • Ability to organize/supervise ESL/EAL programs, academic support, and enrichment activities
  • Ability to supervise and train a team of volunteers

Desired: 

  • Fluency in Spanish and English preferred
  • Professional training in a human service field i.e. education, pastoral ministry, or social work
  • Experience in teaching or tutoring in ESL/EAL programs

Beechmont Presbyterian Church is committed to being not only an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the U.S. Government, but with the inclusion of gender identity and sexual orientation as well. Candidates from communities in the global south and other historic Communities of Color with languages other than English are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates please send resumes and  contact information for three references, one personal and two professional, to Sarah Hong sarah.l.hong@gmail.com  and Debbie Braaksma debbie.braaksma@outlook.com   by November 30.

 


Posted 11/18/2022

Advertisement Closes 11/28/2022 (7:00 PM EST)

22-09933 Social Service Worker I

Pay Grade14

Salary $42,562.08 - $56,394.00

Employment Type EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice

Location: Location Varies - SCOTT AND FRANKLIN

The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

Description:

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens.

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities.

For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice, please visit: https://djj.ky.gov

This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • This position will be located within Eastern Community Services District 2B.
  • Provides entry level professional social work services to juvenile offenders and their families as a result of risk and needs assessment.
  • Conducts risk and needs assessments for the purpose of treatment planning and aftercare planning.
  • Enters case contacts and information in the youth’s electronic file.
  • Completes court reports, treatment plans aftercare plans, case/phase reviews and other reports as part of case management services.
  • Participates in case conferences and maintains contact with youth in placement.
  • Provides liaison services with community agents and agencies regarding ongoing treatment efforts for juveniles. Makes referrals for services.
  • Minimum travel may be required.
  • Required to be on call 24/7 and respond to emergency situations.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this job classification.

Working Conditions

Performs job duties in an office/facility or residential program setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm. Probationary Period This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 9 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact K or (859)363-2527. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D


Posted 11/17/2022

Employment Specialist        
Program/Service:    Employment Program        
Location:  Bullitt/Jefferson Co.    Travel Required:  Yes
Hourly/Salary:    $$17.00-18.00 per hour    Position Type:
Part-time (20-25 hours per week)
Contact:    Brian Stinnett / Dawn Cross    Date Posted:  11/17/22
Experience:    Experience preferred   

Training:    Training required
Agency Website:    www.optionsunlimitedinc.org
 
Resumes Accepted by:  EMAIL:   ;

Part - Time Employment Specialist
Name: Executive Director, Brian Stinnett
OPTIONS UNLIMITED, Inc.
205 Castlerock Drive
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Job Description

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The role of the Employment Specialist is to assist adults with disabilities in identifying employment opportunities within the community that best utilizes the individual’s skills and strengths. The Employment Specialist will work closely with the client in preparing for employment and the business community.
•    Provide on-going support to the client in areas of career counseling, job preparation (resume/mock interviews), and pre-employment skills training.
•    Communicate with employers to determine if current positions are a good fit for clients.
•    Once a job is obtained, provide on-going support based on the client’s needs and employer requirements.
•    Responsible for maintaining all paperwork requirements by the Department of Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, CEU requirements (various training, professional meetings) and Options Unlimited, Inc’s internal tracking requirements.
•    Responsible for maintaining confidentiality and keeping files in a professional manner according to Options Unlimited policies and procedures.
•    Work closely with community employers, school districts, and other agencies in a professional friendly manner to provide the highest quality of assistance to clients.
•    Responsible for all other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director which are necessary for the overall operation of the program.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School/GED required, Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
PREFERRED SKILLS
Experience with individuals with disabilities and excellent communication skills.
ADDITIONAL NOTES
This is a hybrid work model position. Hybrid work is a flexible work model that supports a blend of in-office, remote, and on-site work. It offers employees the autonomy to choose to work wherever and however they are most productive.


 

Posted 11/17/2022

The Homeless Coalition of Southern Indiana

Position Title:                         White Flag Support Staff

Supervised by:                        White Flag Shelter Manager

Purpose of Position:              Direct services

Position:                                 40 hours per week, grant based position

Contact:                                  Brandi Pirtle, Program Director,  bpirtle@soinhomeless.org

 The Homeless Coalition of Southern Indiana is seeking responsible and dependable staff with a passion for serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness at the White Flag Emergency Shelter. In the role of Shelter Support Staff, the individual will get an opportunity to assist those in need of shelter during the cold winter nights through our White Flag program. White Flag is an emergency shelter operated November 15-April 15 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. when temperatures have a wind chill factor of 35 degrees (F) or below for a minimum of 4 consecutive hours.

SUMMARY: The Shelter Support Staff will ensure the functional operations of the White Flag program are fully conducive to a volunteer-supported operation. Key skills include leadership, high level of organization, strong communication and management skills, problem-solving, consistent rule enforcement, de-escalation, and professionalism.

REPORTS TO: White Flag Shelter Manager

DIRECT REPORTS: Works in collaboration with Site Captain and volunteers

CLASSIFICATION: Seasonal, up to 39 hours per week.

SCHEDULE: Shelter Support Staff submits at least three scheduled days of availability a week for their shift.

2nd Shift- 6:00PM-12:00AM

3rd Shift 12:00-8:00AM

PAY:   $15.00 for 2nd shift

$16.00 for 3rd shift

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Scheduled availability 3 nights per week from November 15-April 15
  • Maintain and communicate the schedule of volunteers
  • Determine volunteer activities, develop positive relationships with volunteers, and supervise and direct volunteers on shift
  • Enforce rules and procedures and ensure that the White Flag Shelter provides a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for volunteers, guests, and staff at all times
  • Organize White Flag supplies and conduct ongoing inventory
  • Ensure program laundry is received, organized and available for next shift and/or pickup
  • Adhere to all food safety and serving protocols when serving a nightly meal
  • Prepare incident reports as needed
  • Regularly communicate needs of program and volunteer feedback to Executive Director and Director of Operations to ensure consistency and quality of service
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Desire to serve the community
  • Must have the ability to work with diverse personalities and interests.
  • Must be able to use a computer and/or tablet.
  • Experience in enforcing rules important.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
  • High level of professionalism and strong organizational skills required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree in the Social Services field OR pursuit of a degree in social services.
  • Volunteer development experience.
  • 2 years of experience in economic insecurity, homeless, and housing issues.
  • Experience in conducting advocacy efforts in the community.

Our White Flag program is during the evening, night, and early morning hours. This position will be required to commit to being on-call three nights a week, each week from November 15-April 15, not to exceed 39 hours a week.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary:  Up to $16.00 per hour

Benefits:  Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

 


Posted 11/17/2022

Bellarmine University Counseling Center

Part-time Clinic Assistant

Position Description

This temporary, part-time position within the Bellarmine University Division of Student Affairs will be responsible for general administrative and clinical assistance in the Counseling Center.  Specific job responsibilities are as follows:

  • Take incoming calls
  • Assist with scheduling
  • Greet clients and administer forms
  • Scan and fax documents and medical records
  • Provide assistance with case management (e.g. coordinate care with agencies, departments and providers, follow-up with clients, maintain community resource data base)
  • Assist with outreach programs and events
  • Order supplies/materials and communicate with vendors
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Submit work orders
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mental health or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with ethical and legal requirements pertaining to confidential medical records

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in mental health field
  • Professional experience in mental health field
  • Familiarity with electronic medical record systems
  • Experience working with and serving diverse population
  • Professional experience with college-age population

Dates of Employment

January 3, 2023 through the end of spring semester (May 4, 2023)

Hours

Approximately 10-18; We are looking for coverage for Mondays and Tuesdays with a possibility for Thursdays

Wage

$13.50 per hour

To apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume by emailing .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

 


Posted 11/16/2022

Position Title:                         White Flag Shelter Manager / Street Outreach Coordinator

Supervised by:                        Program Director

Purpose of Position:              White Flag oversight and direct services

Position:                                 40 hours per week, grant based position

Contact:                                  Leslea Townsend Cronin, MSSW, LCSW

                                                Executive Director

                                                502-548-0290

Job Summary 

The White Flag Shelter Manager and Street Outreach Coordinator is part of a coordinated team that identifies and engages people who are in need of resources, case management, and those who are homeless and in need of shelter during the winter White Flag season. The Shelter Manager will run the White Flag shelter for the duration of the season as well as complete pre and post work responsibilities to oversee the success of the shelter. Street Outreach Coordination is responsible for sending and receiving referrals, providing information, completing assessments, intakes, performing short-term case management, and providing concrete services to clients.

Job Responsibilities 

Shelter Manager: The White Flag Shelter Manager is responsible for the overall safety, training, and management of shelter staff, volunteers, and guests. This position oversees the shelter when it is open during nights when the wind chill is below 35 degrees F between November 15- April 15.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Attends White Flag committee meetings to provide information for updatinging staff and volunteer handbooks as well as assist in locating appropriate White Flag sites
  • Maintains policy and operations manuals
  • Meet donors and volunteers to receive donations and supplies
  • Organizing the shelter to provide necessary supplies and equipment
  • Recruit sufficient staff and volunteers
  • Provides training for shelter staff and volunteers
  • Provides supervision and administrative support to all shelter staff and volunteers.
  • Ensures that shelter residents are safe and that their needs are met.
  • Manages shelter operations

○        Staff scheduling

○        Supply management

○        Staff performance and supervision

○        Train site captains and staff in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and United Community (UC) systems

○        Volunteer Management

  •  Ensures rule compliance by staff and volunteers
  • Maintains White Flag computers and other technical equipment
  • Works an oncall schedule for responding to the shelter for shelter incidents
  • Provides debriefing for shelter staff and volunteers after a shelter incident


Street Outreach & Engagement Responsibilities:  Street outreach utilizes a person-centered approach, that inherently requires flexibility, patience, strong engagement techniques, and empathy.

  • Provide targeted street outreach, assuring appropriate geographic coverage, to communities within the southern Indiana service area to identify unsheltered homeless persons living on the streets or other places not meant for human habitation (e.g. storage facilities, forest preserves, etc.).
  • Establish rapport and reduce harm by providing critical, life-saving resources such as food, water, clothing, blankets, and other necessities
  • Determine the person’s immediate safety needs.
  • Using a trauma-informed approach, provide crisis intervention, LGBTQ competent engagement techniques, and other skills and strategies as needed for engagement.
  • Perform assessments and prioritize for assistance through the coordinated entry process, United Communities Platform, HMIS or other referral sources.  
  • Provide age appropriate interaction with homeless youth.
  • Perform intake and complete VISPDATs as necessary.
  • Offer multiple opportunities to say ‘no’ and make repeated offers of assistance as necessary throughout the engagement process.
  • Encounters and interactions are respectful and responsive to the beliefs and practices, sexual orientations, disability statuses, age, gender identities, cultural preferences, and linguistic needs of all individuals.
  • Follow safety protocols for vulnerable populations that involve fleeing domestic violence, as well as dating violence, sexual assault, trafficking, or prostitution.

Administrative:

  • Respond to calls/requests from the community (e.g. municipalities, libraries, schools, law enforcement, etc.) regarding individuals and families in need of services, case management, or referral assistance.
  • Log activities in HMIS and HSCI Service Activity Logs (SALs)
  • Regularly attend staff meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain compliance with United Community and HMIS confidentiality and user requirements.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, psychology, social work, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness
  • Proficient in utilizing trauma-informed care, de-escalation, and crisis-intervention techniques.
  • Strong work ethic and service skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Staying up to date with services, policies, and regulations.
  • Strong record-keeping and analytical skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and insured transportation.
  • Punctual and understands the importance of deadlines.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Some travel
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Extreme standing, walking, bending, and lifting.
  • Ability to tolerate being outdoors in all weather for several hours at a time.

Posted 11/7/2022

NEW! - Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Social Work
   University of Kentucky
   8T110:College of Social Work
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Nov. 1, 2022

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  NEW! - Assistant Professor in Social Work
   Eastern Michigan University
   School of Social Work
   Ypsilanti, MI,    United States
   Date Posted: Oct. 12, 2022

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Posted 11/3/2022

St. Vincent de Paul - Louisville

Title: MH/SU Services Coordinator (2nd Shift)  

FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt                      

Reports to: Associate Director of Clinical Services

 EEO Code: 2

Overview:
St Vincent de Paul, Louisville (SVDP) is one of the longest serving social charities in Louisville. Through our homeless shelters, supportive housing programs, professional case management, clinical services, after-school programming, Open Hand Kitchen, Food Pantry, and retail thrift stores, we house, feed, and support those in need with compassion and dignity.  

Position Summary:

The Mental Health/Substance Program Services Coordinator, is responsible for developing program components, facilitating services, partnering with community resources and monitoring program performance to best address the mental health and substance abuse needs of homeless or formerly homeless individuals and families residing on St. Vincent de Paul’s campus. This position requires knowledge of and experience working with homeless persons, chemical dependency, mental illness, community resources, and delivery of direct services to clients. This position is 2nd shift.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •    Provide direct services for SVDP clients through individual and/or group psychoeducational meetings and referral in addition to de-escalation and crisis intervention.
  •     Conduct mental health and/or substance abuse assessments for referral to MH/SU program clinicians and/or higher level of care.
  •     Facilitate topical psychoeducational group sessions surrounding mental health and/or substance abuse for SVDP clients
  •     Organize life skills groups, outings and enrichment programing
  •     Providing transportation to clients as applicable (Using SVDP Vehicles Only)
  •     Coordinate with external service providers to ensure accessible supportive services for clients with mental health or substance abuse issues
  •     Maintain appropriate documentation in the form of assessments, treatment plans and progress notes
  •     Maintain active communication with case managers and MH/SU clinicians regarding referred clients
  •     Participate in program activities to assist program staff in determining appropriate goals and services for clients and to guide/educate staff on mental  health and substance abuse issues
  •     Collaborate with external agencies regarding specific client needs
  •     Attend staff meetings, case conferences and other relevant meetings pertaining to referred clients
  •     Serve as task supervisor, collaborate with and provide assistance to SVDP licensed clinical staff for Practicum Students.
  •     Assist in facilitating staff trainings surrounding mental health and substance abuse issues
  •     Work cooperatively with the MH/SU staff in assisting in the research and development of best practices within the mental health and substance abuse service field
  •     Assist the Associate Director of Clinical Services in monitoring expenditures of grant funds for program and client activities
  •     Provides assistance for training and support to SVDP staff in mental health and substance abuse to inform services and client interactions.
  •     Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •     Knowledge of the principles, philosophies, procedures, techniques and standards to optimize mental health and substance abuse practice
  •     Demonstrated ability to:
  •     Analyze complex social problems and develop effective solutions
  •     Interpret and apply a variety of legal/ethical requirements and policy standards
  •     To select, supervise and evaluate the performance of others as required
  •     To organize and maintain cooperative relations with community groups and other public and private agencies
  •     To speak effectively and provide clear and concise written reports
  •     Excellent organizational skills including planning, budgeting and computer skills
  •     Demonstrated leadership qualities and management skills
  •     Extensive knowledge of community resources


Education, Qualifications, Certifications, Trainings, Licenses:

  
 Bachelor’s (BSW), more advanced degree in social work or equivalent in a related field required
    Licensed Social Worker (LSW), more advanced licensure or equivalent through the state of Kentucky preferred
    Successfully pass any required pre-employment background and drug screening
    Commitment to the mission and goals of St Vincent de Paul
    Valid Driver’s License

Reporting to this position:

Practicum Students when applicable

Physical Demands/Effort/Work Environment:  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate a motor vehicle, talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to climb stairs. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The job may be performed in areas/neighborhoods that could be considered threatening. Work may occasionally be performed at night, on weekends, and in inclement weather.

The requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. This position description is not meant to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties requested by the supervisor. This job description is not a contract for employment. It does not alter or affect the “at-will” doctrine adhered to by SVDP.

Benefits/Additional Information:

In addition to a sense of purpose and pride that comes from serving others, eligible employees enjoy paid holidays,
paid leave, paid Life/Short/Long Term Insurance as well as access to SVDP’s Section 125 Health and 401(k) Retirement Plans.

SVDP will conduct a thorough background investigation as part of its application process. Investigations are not limited to but will include review and verification of the following: previous employment, character references, motor vehicle reports, personality and aptitude testing, drug screening, and a comprehensive criminal background check.

Apply online:
www.svdplou.org      

Email cover letter and resume to: 


Mail cover letter and resume to:
St. Vincent de Paul Louisville
Attn: HR Director
PO Box 17126
Louisville, KY 40217-0126

SVDP is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and absolutely committed to diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Posted 11/3/2022

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Inc.

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Posted 10/27/2022

James Madison University

James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA looking to fill three positions – a new Academic Unit Head (Department Head) and two tenure track positions. We have minors and opportunities for teaching/research in gerontology, substance use, and macro practice.  Application reviews will start soon.

You can find out more about our positions and area through our hiring page - https://chbs.jmu.edu/join-our-faculty/index.html 

James Madison University Flier


Posted 10/26/2022

Wooded Glen Recovery Center - Henryville, Indiana

Therapist

https://woodedglen.com/


Posted 10/26/2022
Social Worker for Inpatient Psych: Full-Time at College Hill (See description for more information) (136640)
JOB CODE: DFSWZ
CCHMC SALARY GRADE:10

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
·Psychosocial Assessment

  • Performs psychosocial assessments taking into consideration family, social, and medical history.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medical and mental health diagnosis.
  • Report suspicions of abuse and neglect to legally mandated authorities for investigations.
  • Completes documentation with accuracy and clarity

·Resource Support

  • Collaboration with the health care team in the development of a treatment plan and assisting in the identification of appropriate resources to support the interventions.
  • Collaboration with patient/family/caregivers to identify appropriate resources to support the needed interventions
  • Maintain fluent knowledge of internal and external resources.
  • Provide real time accurate information to patient/family/caregiver for resources for which they are eligible.
  • Provide condition-specific and related medical, financial, educational, and social supportive resource information.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of clinical interventions and make changes as needed

· Psychosocial Interventions

  • Provide psychosocial services as identified in the patient's comprehensive plan of care.
  • Provides supportive counseling with the goal of improving emotional coping and adherence to the treatment plan.
  •  Education of the patient/family/caregiver and members of the health care team about treatment options.
  • Provide self-management support to high risk/complex patients/families to increase their skills and confidence to manage their chronic care conditions at home.
  • Provide groups and programs for special populations as needed.
  • Provide anticipatory guidance and planning to reduce or eliminate psychosocial barriers to discharge.
  • Coordinate and facilitate family centered care team meetings.
  • Provide crisis assessment and interventions to patients/families/caregivers with the goal of restoring equilibrium .
  • Collaborate with referral sources and health care team members.

·Interdisciplinary Collaboration

  • Working for system improvement, promoting patient/family/caregiver well-being.
  • Identify and advocate for the needs of the patient/families/caregivers within the healthcare system and community.
  • Act as a liaison between the patient/family/caregiver within the medical team and outside agencies.
  • Act as the mediator as needed with in the medical team on behalf of the patient/family/caregiver.
  •  Empower the patient/family/caregiver to problem-solve by exploring options of care when available and alternative plans, when necessary, to achieve desired outcomes.
  •  Facilitate communication and coordination between members of the health care team while involving the patient/family/caregiver in the decision making process in order to minimize fragmentation of services.

·Collaboration

  • Partner with the patient, family, healthcare team in the safe transition of care to the next, most appropriate level.
  • Educates health care professionals and or students on the psychosocial aspects of patient care and the role and function of social work.
  • Promotes a positive work environment.
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities.
  • Attend divisional, team, institution meetings/conferences, and in-service programs to develop skills.

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Posted 10/26/2022

22-09087

Social Service Worker I

Pay Grade14

Salary$39,409.20 - $56,394.00

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice

Location

Central Region District 1D 8711 LaGrange Rd Bldg F Louisville, KY 40242 USA The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

Description

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens.

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities. For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice please visit: https://djj.ky.gov/

This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides entry level professional social work services to juvenile offenders and their families as a result of risk and needs assessment.
  • Conducts risk and needs assessments for the purpose of treatment planning and aftercare planning.
  • Enters case contacts and information in the youth’s electronic file.
  •  Completes court reports, treatment plans aftercare plans, case/phase reviews and other reports as part of case management services.
  • Participates in case conferences and maintains contact with youth in placement.
  • Provides liaison services with community agents and agencies regarding ongoing treatment efforts for juveniles. Makes referrals for services.
  • Minimum travel may be required.
  • Required to be on call 24/7 and respond to emergency situations.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.):

If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this job classification.

Working Conditions

Performs job duties in an office/facility or residential program setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 9 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact or (502)423-2115.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D


Posted 10/26/2022

22-08989

Social Service Worker I

Pay Grade 14

Salary$42,562.08 - $56,394.00

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice

Location

East Region District 1 601 Washington Suite 260 Newport KY 41071 USA The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

Description

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens.

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities. For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice please visit: https://djj.ky.gov/

This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • • Provides entry level professional social work services to juvenile offenders and their families as a result of risk and needs assessment.
  • • Conducts risk and needs assessments for the purpose of treatment planning and aftercare planning.
  • • Enters case contacts and information in the youth’s electronic file.
  • • Completes court reports, treatment plans aftercare plans, case/phase reviews and other reports as part of case management services.
  • • Participates in case conferences and maintains contact with youth in placement.
  • • Provides liaison services with community agents and agencies regarding ongoing treatment efforts for juveniles. Makes referrals for services.
  • • Minimum travel may be required.
  • • Required to be on call 24/7 and respond to emergency situations.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this job classification.

Working Conditions

Performs job duties in an office/facility or residential program setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 9 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact or (859)292-6733.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D


Posted 10/26/2022

22-08944

Social Service Worker I

Pay Grade14

Salary$42,562.08 - $56,394.00

Employment Type EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice Location Location Varies

The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

Description

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens.

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities.

For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice please visit: https://djj.ky.gov/

This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• This position will be located within Eastern Community Services District 2B.

• Provides entry level professional social work services to juvenile offenders and their families as a result of risk and needs assessment.

• Conducts risk and needs assessments for the purpose of treatment planning and aftercare planning.

• Enters case contacts and information in the youth’s electronic file.

• Completes court reports, treatment plans aftercare plans, case/phase reviews and other reports as part of case management services.

• Participates in case conferences and maintains contact with youth in placement.

• Provides liaison services with community agents and agencies regarding ongoing treatment efforts for juveniles. Makes referrals for services.

• Minimum travel may be required.

• Required to be on call 24/7 and respond to emergency situations.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.):

If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this job classification. Working Conditions Performs job duties in an office/facility or residential program setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 9 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact or (859)363-2527.


Posted 10/26/2022

 22-08741

Social Service Clinician II

Pay Grade16

Salary$56,497.44

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice

Location

Adair Youth Dev. Center 401 Appleby Drive Columbia KY 42728 USA

Description

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens. The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities. For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice, please visit: https://djj.ky.gov This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities. Prefer the following credential: Certified Social Worker, License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Counselor, Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and/or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as the facility treatment coordinator and provides oversight to the juvenile's treatment.
  • Provides intensive individual/group/family counseling services for juveniles served in DJJ facilities and serves as technical expert to facility staff, court officials and community partners.
  • Supervises assigned staff to include timesheet review/approval. Completes and evaluates Employee Performance. Makes recommendations for needed personnel action, including discipline. Develops and implement’s Hiring Process.
  • Reviews background and evaluation materials to develop treatment plans and coordinates group counseling sessions and learning experiences.
  • Coordinates with community staff in ongoing treatment efforts for juveniles discharged from the facility.
  • Provides a mentoring and training reinforcement service for new and less experienced counselors. Attends trainings/meetings and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s licenses for the length of employment in this classification.
  • Travel may be required
  •  May be required to restrain out-of-control juveniles.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: A master's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years of professional social work experience.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree supplemented by four years of professional social work experience will substitute for the primary education and experience requirements..

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of employment, documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this job classification.

Working Conditions

Performs job duties in an office/facility setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact or 502-423-2235.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D


Posted 10/26/2022

 22-08742

Social Service Clinician I

Pay Grade15

Salary$44,557.68 - $62,033.52

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice

Location

Eastern Mental Health Branch 601 Washington Suite 260 Newport KY 41071 USA The agency may authorize the selected applicant to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

Description

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of the Commonwealth. While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunities for sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip them for re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens. The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriate placement possible. We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities. For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice please visit: https://djj.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The employee is expected to perform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrate leadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect. This is a demanding position that requires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline. Career growth and advancement are encouraged through training and mentoring opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides therapeutic counseling services to juvenile offenders and their families as a result of identified needs via referral and assessment.
  • Completes court ordered or agency directed assessments, to include juvenile sexual offender assessments.
  • Provides individual, group and family counseling based on identified needs to identify juvenile offenders and their families, as applicable.
  • Counsels family when applicable.
  • Maintains mental health file on all youth who receive services to include: All copies of assessments/reassessments/court reports, release of information and information received as result of release, treatment work completed by youth and family, and detailed treatment notes as a result of each session.
  • Enters all case contacts in the youth's electronic file.
  • Contacts shall consist of a brief statement that includes who was present/contacted, level of participation and cooperation, and next scheduled contact or plan of action.
  • Participates in treatment planning conferences and reviews for case being served by DJJ Mental Health.
  • Maintains contact with DJJ Juvenile Service Worker on relevant case information and treatment progress.
  • Reports any known violations of youth's conditions of supervision to Juvenile Service Worker immediately.
  • Participates in administrative revocation hearings.
  • Completes professional development opportunities via training, workshops and professional literature as required.
  • Required to be on call 24/7 and respond to emergency situations.
  • Travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: A master's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have one year of professional social work experience.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree supplemented by three years of professional social work experience will substitute for the primary education and experience requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): If employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this job classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this classification.

Working Conditions

Performs job duties in an office/facility setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact or 859-620-3791.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

 


Posted 10/24/2022

Family Scholar House

Position: Family Advocate, Full-time

Description 
The focus of the Family Advocate is to work with participants of Family Scholar House to support them and to prepare them for the transition from unstable housing to Family Scholar House’s program.

  • Provide family support services to Family Scholar House participants including connection to government and private programs and benefits to which they may be entitled, development of life skills necessary for self-sufficiency, and referral to supportive services as needed for crisis intervention. Each residential participant will receive a minimum of two case management sessions per month. Pre-residential and post-program participants will be provided with case management as requested. Family support sessions will include support for enhanced family unity, parenting and homemaking skills, personal goal setting, financial management, family health and safety information, and supportive services for crisis management. Organize informational sessions, social and recreational activities for Family Scholar House participants and families to support the goals of case management. This can include house meeting sessions, time-management workshops, enrichment programs, and other activities as needed. Work with community resources to provide childcare for participant events as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case management records and notes on all Family Scholar House participants and families and provide reports culled from this information to share with the Vice President, Programs and Services, Family Scholar House staff, the Program Committee, the Board of Directors and grant funders as needed. Enter all information into SISTR and other spreadsheets as needed. Oversee see campus conditions and management of all campus data.
  • Maintain knowledge of community social service resources including those that provide Food Stamps, TANF, Child Support, subsidized housing programs, emergency financial assistance, utility bill assistance and counseling for the benefit of Family Scholar House participants. As well as knowledge of community educational resources including the admissions, financial aid, registration, and related academic processes at the institutions attended by participants. Attend relevant training to acquire new skills, The Family Advocate will refer Family Scholar House participants to these resources in a timely manner to facilitate economically stable families. Share information about Family Scholar House and support referral relationships with the community through presentations, tabling events and informational sessions with other social service organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in Humanities, Guidance and Counseling, Social Work or a related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access type databases.
  • Ability to handle a busy phone system.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize the Internet and e-mail.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Please contact , Program Director, (502) 830-9106


Posted 10/24/2022

Council on Social Work Education Careers

https://careers.cswe.org/

MSSW Online Program Director, Fall 2023
University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work - Knoxville, Tennessee

Assoc/Full Professor-Social Work Dept Chair
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201

Faculty, Social Work (MSW), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2023
Salem State University - Salem, Massachusetts

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty, MSW Program
Merrimack College - North Andover, Massachusetts, 01845

2 Assistant/Associate Professor positions: IU Bloomington campus
Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) - Bloomington, Indiana, 46202

Assistant Professor - Social Work
Social Work Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Pacific University is hiring two faculty in Claire Argow Social Work Program in Forest Grove, Or
Pacific University's Claire Argow Social Work Program - Forest Grove, Oregon

Multiple Assistant, Associate, & Full Professor Positions
The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work - Arlington, Texas

Assistant Professor - Social Work
University of Colorado Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80918

Social Work Health Equity Faculty
University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work's Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15260

Dean & Professor, College of Education & Social Services
University of Vermont - Burlington, Vermont, 05405

ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT DEAN
Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) - Bloomington, Indiana

Assistant Professor
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, Colorado

Assistant Professor in Social Work
Assistant Professor in Social Work - Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197

Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in Social Work
Texas Tech University (TTU) - Lubbock, Texas, 79409

Assistant or Associate Professor in Social Work
Appalachian State University - Boone, North Carolina

Social Work - Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Positions (Multiple)
Binghamton University - Binghamton, New York

Clinical Faculty Position (non-tenure) FALL 2023
University at Buffalo (UB) - Buffalo, New York, 14260

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions (Open Rank) Fall 2023
University at Buffalo (UB) - Buffalo, New York

Tenure Track Faculty Forensics (Social Work)
California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, California

Two Tenure Track Faculty - Behavior Health (Social Work)
California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, California

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor
The University of Utah College of Social Work - Salt Lake City, Utah

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor
The University of Utah College of Social Work - Salt Lake City, Utah

Career-line Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
The University of Utah College of Social Work - Remote

Director of BSW Field Education
The University of Utah College of Social Work - Salt Lake City, Utah

Licensed Mental Health Professionals (LMSW / LCSW) at our facilities across the United States
NaphCare - Alabama, Alabama

Assistant Professor, School of

Assistant Professor in Social Work
Belmont University - Nashville, Tennessee

Assistant Professor
Providence College Department of Social Work - Providence, Rhode Island

Open rank, Arts-Based Social Justice Research, Practice, and Education
The University of Michigan School of Social Work - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
University of Georgia School of Social Work - Athens, Georgia

Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
University of Georgia School of Social Work - Athens, Georgia

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
University of Georgia School of Social Work - Athens, Georgia

Tenure-Track Faculty: Assistant Professor
Sacred Heart University School of Social Work, College of Arts & Sciences - Fairfield, Connecticut

Faculty Professor Research Assistant
The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15260

CONSTANCE AND MARTIN SILVER ENDOWED PROFESSORSHIP (OPEN RANK) IN DATA SCIENCE AND PREVENTION
New York University Silver School of Social Work (SSSW) - New York, New York

TENURED AND TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS
New York University Silver School of Social Work (SSSW) - New York, New York

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) - Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 02467


Posted 10/17/2022

The Center for Women and Families

The Center for Women and Families has several positions available on all shifts on our website at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=EB6442DCF4D64989C0ACC14C9409E441&jpt=

Questions?  Contact :

, LPCC, LMHCA 

Vice President of Programs


Posted 10/14/2022

Clinical Therapist

$5,000 Sign On Bonus

https://www.integritystaffing.com/

Our Client is a non-profit organization spanning four states that creates positive change in the lives of individuals and communities through a ministry of service. They provide housing for families, veterans, and low-income seniors. They provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, healing accountability that brings people together with restorative justice, and free HIV testing and education. When they were founded in 1896, "volunteer" referred to anyone who served others as a vocation through a commitment to a mission. Today, they are still staffed by paid, mission-driven professionals working to create positive change and build thriving communities. Flexibility, teamwork, and fun are some of the reasons their employees are proud to work with them! They offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees who meet eligibility requirements.

Program: Addiction Recovery Services

Clinical Therapist

Has a minimum of a Master's degree in social work or a related field AND the accompanying certification (SCW, MFT, LCPA, CADC) AND up to 3 years of experience in a mental health or addictions field. This position is a therapist for a residential setting that will require some evening and weekend work and/or on-call hours. The starting pay for Residential Clinical Therapist I is $51,700 in Louisville, KY. Employees who meet all of the above criteria AND who accept a position deemed "non-traditional" (for example 12-8pm Mon-Fri or 11a-7pm Sun-Thu) will start at an elevated pay of $54,450 in Louisville, KY. This does NOT apply to employees working a regular "late night" or filling in on-call weekend or evening duties.

OVERVIEW:

Clinical Therapist will be responsible to develop and monitor a service plan in agreement with each resident assigned, in an effort to empower residents to successfully address with their substance use disorder. Will provide assessment, individual, group and family therapies, case management and referral services for residents on a consistent basis. Will also assist with daily operations/crisis intervention as needed. Will have some on-call and after-hour requirements. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Has a Master’s degree in social work or a related field AND the accompanying clinical license (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or LCADC, and at least 3 years’ experience in mental health or addictions field this position is therapist for a residential setting that will require some evening and weekend work and/or on-call hours. Responsible for the overall clinical services to men/women/children/families that may have behavioral health and substance use issues. It requires a reasonable combination of the following knowledge and skills; Work with Mental Illness and addiction, use of cognitive behavioral therapies and twelve step facilitation skills, use of community resources and ability to serve as an appropriate role model. Compassion towards people living with behavioral health and substance use issues, and Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS. Ability to convey respect to the target populations are critical. Must learn and apply agency, personnel and program policies and procedures. Must have knowledge and understanding of the current treatment modalities and the ability to train and supervise any Social Work Interns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To provide assessment/evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment (individual, group, family therapies, case management, and referral services) of substance use disorders directly to clients of Volunteers of America Mid-States
  2. Provide clinical services daily to individuals/clients on case load (both individual and group sessions)
  3. Participate in weekly clinical supervision
  4. Maintain billing requirements along with understanding of BHSO, AODE and KY Medicaid Regulations
  5. Manage caseload and client needs
  6. To develop and monitor service plans for individuals on assigned caseload.
  7. Work effectively with referral sources and community partners.
  8. To provide assessment, individual, group, family therapies, case management and referral services to residents (including substance use, behavioral health, job placement and educational programs).
  9. Document services through current, complete records.
  10. To provide crisis counseling on personal, financial, employment, behavioral, crisis and substance abuse matters for residents.
  11. Advise other staff on treatment matters and coordinate team treatment as appropriate.
  12. To maintain statistical data on all residents on caseload through reporting.
  13. To review service plans with staff and update files in accordance with CRR.
  14. To monitor and enforce compliance of residents within programs as assigned.
  15. To complete initial intakes as assigned.
  16. To complete discharge planning as assigned.
  17. To participate in case conferencing and regular staff meetings with addiction recovery team.
  18. 18. To assist with daily operations of the residential program and coverage (including holidays and any aftercare programs within programs) as needed.
  19. Assist with special projects such as Quality Assurance and to assist with ensuring compliance with
  20. COA standards and CRR requirements.
  21. Assist with documentation control on therapy files as assigned.
  22. Participate in regular client review.
  23. Maintain a current CPR and First Aid certificate.
  24. Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.
  25. Other duties assigned.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Critical Illness
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation Time (based on eligibility)
  • Paid Sick Time (based on eligibility)

Posted 10/14/2022

LifeStance Health

Now hiring Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) throughout Kentucky and the United States. 

Annual compensation can exceed $79,000 to $90,000 depending on location. Additionally, annual stock award, plus full benefits package (health, dental, vision, matching 401k, paid parental leave and more). Flexible week-day work schedules, part in-office/part remote work from home via telehealth.

 Learn more and apply today


Posted 10/1/2022

State University at New York Binghamton

Tenure Track Open Rank Professor in Social Work

https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=153536


Posted 10/1/2022

Position: Lead Case Manager

Organization: Jewish Family & Career Services Reports to: Senior Director of Programs

Position Type: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Jewish Family & Career Services expands possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence. We are guided by our Jewish values to ensure all in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. Our core program areas include Employment Services, Clinical Services, Family Stability Services and Klein Older Adult Services.

Our Values

  • Kavod: Respect for the undeniable humanity of each person.
  • Chesed: Actions rooted in compassion and empathy.
  • Kehilah: Connections that strengthen individuals and build community.
  • Tzedek: Advocacy that fosters fairness and equity.
  • Avodah: Service to others that has the power to repair our world.

Purpose: Provide case management activities with economically marginalized individuals and families from diverse backgrounds through a strengths-based approach that honors life experiences and builds capacity for long-term success.  Supervise a team of case managers and work collaboratively with agency program teams to facilitate comprehensive service delivery.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage a case load of clients.
  • Supervise and mentor case managers on the Family Stability team.
  • Coordinate Family Stability client intake for staff assignment and advise on care plans.
  • Supervise special projects/programs and ensure data collection.
    • Provide concrete services such as completing eligibility forms, resource coordination, securing government assistance, financial planning, etc.
    • Conduct client assessments, identify goals, establish care plans and quarterly reviews.
      • Network with community service providers.
      • Actively engage with and remain current on general community resources and local/federal entitlement programs; assist clients in obtaining them.
      • Track and monitor case notes; report client progress.
      • Collect client demographic and outcome data and complete reports according to schedule.
      • Provide administrative assistance for clients to complete necessary forms to access private and public benefits.
      • Advocate for clients to access private and public benefits.
      • Information & Referral (I&R) services for agency clients.
      • Maintain accurate, complete and timely client records and associated notes in the mandated systems in accordance with agency HIPAA, confidentiality and ethical standards.
      • Attend staff, team and impact area meetings.
      • Other duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties:

Supervisory Responsibility: Supervise Family Stability Case Managers.

Travel Requirement: Considerable local travel (Louisville Metro area) required during the course of business.

Pre-Employment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree or 5+ years equivalent experience in human services or related field.
  • Ability to develop constructive, professional and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain those relationships over time.
  • Proficiency with general and program-specific computer programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, client database, etc.)
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to different cultural, socio-economic and age groups.

Performance Requirements:

  • Responsible for meeting agency, grant and other funder outcomes in a timely manner
  • Attend all agency and department meetings, including weekly clinical meeting with peer clinical supervision.
  • Meet reporting and departmental deadlines.
  • Maintain up-to-date client case records and outcomes measurement as mandated by internal policies and procedures, and by those with contracted organizations.
  • Handle all Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) confidentially and follow agency mandates procedures regarding the security of client/agency information.
  • Conduct self in a professional and respectful manner with coworkers and community members.
  • Tasks involve sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching and performing other physical requirements commensurate with demands of the position, specifically conducting home visits.
  • Sedentary work which involves sitting most of the time.
  • Must be able to speak (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words)
  • Must be able to hear (hearing aids acceptable)
    • Close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal, excessive reading, and preparing and analyzing data and figures (corrective devices acceptable).
    • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (typical office work).

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team and in return offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including paid annual leave and sick time, medical and dental insurance, 403B, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance and generous paid holidays.

EEOC statement: Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies while employed.  Responsibilities and tasks outlines in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

Resumes can be sent to:

Mauri Malka, mmalka@jfcslouisville.org (email is best)

2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205

502-452-6341 ext. 250  502-452-6718 fax