Social Worker

Posted Tuesday March 27, 2018 by JVS KC



The Social Worker is responsible for fulfiilling the JVS mission by providing clinical and case management services for social work clients.  SIP is focused on holistic, culturally competent social work interventions, based on strengths, empowerment, and ecological perspectives and adhering to the NASW Social Work Code of Ethics.  These culturally competent interventions utilize multicultural and language abilities of staff, as well as trained contracted interpreters. Types of interventions, as well as frequency and intensity of services, are driven by the needs of each client. Counseling and case management services cover a range of issues including mental health services, assistance accessing physical health services, increased knowledge of women’s rights, increased understanding of DV/sexual assault and increased knowledge/access to community resources. The majority of social work clients come from diverse backgrounds. Building and maintaining positive relationship with clients, communities, and agencies is an integral part of the position.
 
Qualifications:
 
Licensed Master’s Degree preferred; experience working with diverse cultures; AND two years experience working in a social service field or related capacity; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. 
 
Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Provide clinical and intensive, therapeutic case management services for social work clients as described in overview of position
  • Provide individual counseling and case management services for refugees experiencing DV
  • Manage and maintain client files by completing all assigned documentation
  • Assist in developing and expanding refugee support groups and group work
  • Assist in writing and submitting grants for potential funders
  • Participate in program evaluation and best practice research
  • Other duties as assigned
If you would like to apply for this position please forward me a copy of your resume.

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