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SOCIAL WORKER

Company: Family Service League
Location: Mastic
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Established in 1926, Family Service League is a social services agency who provides comprehensive services to individuals, children, and families to improve the quality of their lives at home, in the workplace, and in the community. With more than 60 social service and mental health programs in over 20 locations, Family Service League is committed to serving Long Island's most vulnerable citizens.

SUMMARY

Family Service League is seeking a full-time Social Worker for the Family Recovery Center in Mastic. The Social Worker would provide assessments, direct care, and facilitation of referrals to individuals who are struggling with mental illness, substance use disorder, or a dual diagnosis. Additionally, the Social Worker would provide support to the family members who are being impacted by their dependency. The Family Recovery Center offers both individual and group treatment models best suited for the clients' needs.

We offer a generous benefits package including the following:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with a 5% employer contribution
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Generous PTO (paid time off)
  • Up to 11 paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Student Tuition Remission Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Discounts and more! RESPONSIBILITIES
    • The Social Worker will manage a caseload of clients and provide case management services.
    • Conduct intake assessments.
    • The Social Worker will provide individual and group therapy to adults, adolescents, and children with the full range of DSM diagnoses, including both mental health and substance use disorders, in an acute care, outpatient setting. Periodic, field-based work required.
    • Complete all clinical documentation in accordance with NYS Office of Mental Health in an electronic medical record (EMR).
    • The Social Worker will follow up with clients during the stabilization period and immediately following.
    • Maintain up-to-date progress notes, treatment plans, and Outpatient Treatment Reviews (OTRs).
    • Coordinate with outside providers and collateral contacts.
    • Attend routine supervisions and team meetings.
    • Coordinate treatment with a multidisciplinary team.
    • Complete training and maintain proficiency with de-escalation and physical restraint skills.
    • All other duties as assigned.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      Master's degree in social work required.

      LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, Limited Permit Social Worker or related licensed clinical degree required.

      At least 1 year experience in a behavioral health setting required; clinic experience preferred.

      Knowledge base of substance use disorders preferred.

      Ability to problem solve, make clear decisions and work as part of a team.

      Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required.

      Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records required.

      Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

      $47000 - $53000 / year

      "Family Service League is committed to the belief that all individuals deserve uncompromising respect. Through our recruitment efforts, we continually strive to attain and maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce that meets the needs of our clients and reflects the communities we serve. Family Service League strongly encourages candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for any positions for which they feel potentially qualified."

Keywords: Family Service League, Brentwood , SOCIAL WORKER, Healthcare , Mastic, New York

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