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Social Worker. Job in New York Care Jobs

New York
Job Type
Full Time
5 Nov 2022
Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive. We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in: Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA has Social Worker vacancies in 4 of its family shelter locations:

Park Avenue Residence, 4607 Park Avenue, Bronx
Flagstone Family Center, 196 Amboy Street, Brooklyn
Landing Family Shelter, 9400 Ditmas Boulevard, Queens
Evergreen Residence, 1144 Evergreen Avenue, Bronx

These shelters are funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services and offer families a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe and drug-free facility. They provide comprehensive case management services to families in a transitional residence program for homeless families.

Position: Social Worker/Client Care Coordinator
Reports To: Supervisor
Location: Opportunities available in Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.

What the Social Worker / Client Care Coordinator Does:

Provide individual and/or group counseling services to assist clients and their families to achieve healthy relationships, emotional stability, personal development and/or adjustment
Counsel clients regarding issues such as: abusive behavior, family dynamics, healthy personal choices, substance abuse, mental and physical health/trauma related issues
Assist clients in completing all CAMBA intake application screenings and forms. Conduct initial risk assessment of clients and clients' families.
Assist clients in completing all CAMBA intake applications, screenings and forms.
Prepare initial biopsychosocial evaluation and update according to regulations.
Provide a range of "instant response" services when a client's immediate well-being and safety is threatened.
In collaboration with clients and case managers, assist in the preparation of initial Independent Living Plan (ILP), including short-term and long-term client goals.
Assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying community resources and by referring clients to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA (i.e., medical services and psychiatric services, etc.).
Act as advocate on behalf of clients and client families' to arrange for medical, psychiatric, educational and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of client difficulties and indicate remedial measures

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) required.

Other Requirements:

Must obtain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance, The Register of Substantiated Category One Cases of Abuse or Neglect aka Staff Exclusion List (SEL) clearance and Criminal history information checks via fingerprinting with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services prior to start of employment.
Ability to maintain clearances throughout the duration of employment.
Must obtain Annual PPD Test.

Many of our open Social Work positions offer clinical supervision, and we welcome newly licensed Social Workers to apply. CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan including employer match, and a Paid Time Off package (vacation, sick, and personal days). Social Workers are also offered reimbursement for CEUs. Salary: $55,000 annually

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City's October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.

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  • Job Reference: 770213466-2
  • Date Posted: 5 November 2022
  • Employer: CAMBA
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $55,000
  • Sector: Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Full Time