Social Worker, Town of North Hempstead

Location: Manhasset, NY, United States
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking Licensed Social Workers for an available contract opportunity to perform services at various locations at the Town of North Hempstead. 

Available Position:  Licensed Social Worker

Place of Performance:  Social Worker services will be performed at various Project Independence locations within the Town of North Hempstead.  
A. New Hyde Park Region: 28 hours per week (4 days per week)
B. Roslyn/Albertson and Mineola/Williston Park Regions: 21-25 hours per week at discretion of the Town (3-4 days per week at discretion of the Town)
C. Westbury/Carle Place Region: 14 hours per week (2 days per week)
D. Great Neck Region: 21 hours per week (3 days per week)
E. Port Washington Region: 31.5 hours per week (5 days per week)
F. Entitlements and Veterans Specialists: two social workers, one to work 7 hours per week (Entitlements geriatric specialist), and one to work 4-7 hours per week at the discretion of the Town (Veterans case work) both to perform social work services in the Town for Project Independence members.

General Duties

Social worker will provide psychosocial assessments, individual and group counseling, case management and referral services, and other services within the normal scope of social work practice.
1. Become familiar with and proficient in the use of the 311/Townstat service request system.
2. Interview and assess participants in designated Project Independence facilities as well as during home visits, as needed.
3. Based upon assessments, develop individual treatment and/or care plans.
4. Maintain appropriate documents, records, statistics and written reports in accordance with HIPAA guidelines and Project Independence requirements.
5. Refer participants to community resources as needed (i.e. Nassau County Department of Social Services, Nassau County Department of Service for the Aging, Meals on Wheels, human services and health care providers, etc.).
6. Facilitate specialty programs and participate in research studies.
7. Develop core relationships with community senior services providers to educate and integrate libraries, schools, faith based communities, local merchant/chambers of commerce, senior citizen groups, etc., into Project Independence.
8. Work with DOSA staff on community outreach for Project Independence.
9. Attend and report to the regional community advisory committee(s); assist with facilitation of meeting(s).

Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of social work theory and practice.
2. Knowledge of and experience with the geriatric population.
3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with PI participants, staff and community partners.
4. Strong communication skills both in-person and on the phone.
5. Strong writing skills.
6. Ability to speak to and facilitate meetings/seminars with large groups.
7. Knowledge of Word, Outlook, Excel, the internet and all around basic computer skills.
8. Second language: Fluency in languages of India and/or Asia a plus.
9. Ability to get to multiple sites with personal vehicle, within the Town of North Hempstead.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. A Master’s Degree in social work from an accredited school of social work. A Gerontology degree may be considered.
2. A minimum of three years’ experience as a social worker within the geriatric population
3. A valid New York State Driver’s License and up to date vehicle insurance
4. Indemnification to practice as a social worker.
5. A personal vehicle would be necessary in order to perform the duties associated with this assignment.
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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