Social Worker

ATC Healthcare Services, LLC of Nassau County is seeking a LMSW (Social Worker) for the staffing needs of our client. Our client has an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Full-time Social Worker.

The Social Worker will assess each family to understand their strengths and determine their service needs.

SHIFT: FULL-TIME

POSITION Status: Essential

SALARY: $70k-$72k

LOCATIONS: Queens, NY/Brooklyn, NY/Bronx, NY/Ridgewood, NY/Long Island City, NY/Woodside, NY

Social Worker will be responsible for:
  • Completing comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment with each family to understand strengths and service needs.
  • Facilitating a team review of the biopsychosocial assessment
  • Providing short-term counseling, crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning and psychoeducation (not psychotherapy)
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Collaborating with the Administration for Children's Services (ACS) and/or preventive service agencies when a child's welfare is involved.
  • Participating in ACS conferences acting as an advocate for families
  • Making referrals and appropriate community linkages
  • Facilitating group work (e.g., with young people, with fathers, etc.)
  • Communicating and collaborating with service providers to enhance engagement and ensure quality services.
  • Coordinating safety planning when needed
  • Preparing families and children to accept services.
  • Providing educational trainings to staff
  • Facilitating quarterly family meetings with shelter staff to discuss planning efforts and progress.
  • Preparing exit packets for families moving to permanent housing
  • In the event of an emergency, Essential Employees are required to report to work as scheduled.
  • Duties and responsibilities are subject to change based upon assessment of company needs.

Social Worker Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of Social Work
  • Must be a NYS Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development; emotional/behavioral health; mental health, parent-child relationships; family dynamics and diagnostic classification
  • Strong expertise in strength-based, solution-focused, and family-centered practice
  • Knowledge of guidelines, policies and regulations relating to child welfare, safety, permanency and wellness
  • Knowledge and experience of group-work, as well as working with diverse cultures and ethnicities.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

ATC Healthcare Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by Federal, State, or local law.

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