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SOCIAL WORKER, HMH NORC

Company: Hamilton Madison House
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Under the sponsorship of Hamilton-Madison House, the NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) is a partnership of social service provider, the housing partner (Alfred E Smith Houses), a health care partner, and the seniors. Beyond these core partners, the NORC brings together community resources, develops, maintains and expands partnerships to provide the supportive environment and services allowing those residing in the complex, age 60 and over, to be able to age in place and remain active and engaged members of the community for as long as possible. The Social worker is an integral part of the NORC interdisciplinary team, who will provide the individual and group services to seniors residing in Smith Houses allowing them to successfully age in place and remain as active and engaged community members for as long as possible. This position reports to the Director of Smith Houses NORC. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master's degree required; MSW or LMSW preferred Strong commitment to mission of Smith Houses NORC SSPNonjudgmental, socially perceptive, empathic and a good listener Sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of the elderly. Prior experience working with older adults desirableDemonstrated knowledge of social theories, practices, guidelines and core competencies of social work professionHighly organized and detail oriented; able to plan, manage and successfully complete multiple concurrent projects, frequently with short deadlinesAbility to handle complex and difficult situations in a professional manner. Demonstrated ability to conduct one's self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situationsAbility to develop collaborative relationships with professional staff and community groupsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent computer skills required including experience with data management systems, and willingness to learn other programs as required. Experience with STARS desirableUnderstanding and appreciation of the role of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference and individual values as it relates to serving clients and their families. Commitment to diversity and ability to work with diverse population of seniors, volunteers and staffBilingual preferred; English/Asian language or English/Spanish Responsibilities: ProgramProvide individual casework services as indicated, including conducting intake, completing the NORC assessment, determining plan of care and working with team, community partners and seniors/families to implement planProvide case management, case assistance, referral and information as well as other program components as required by funding source and contractual obligationsEnsure that annual contractual goals, assessments, required number of service units are attained and that case notes and units adhere to guidelines and standards of contracting agencies, funding sources and professional standardsComplete health indicator program requirements as required by funding contract(s)Conduct home visits and assessments as indicatedMaintain accurate client records, both written and electronic and enter into client data base(s) in a timely mannerAssure maintenance of client confidentialityDevelop and implement support groups Community and Outreach and Partnerships/CollaborationsWork with NORC Director and team to maintain and expand existing community partnerships by being active and visible in the community and working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations as indicatedDevelop, maintain and expand positive relationships with key stakeholders and community partners to support mission of the organization and requirements of the funding source(s)Participate in outreach activities as indicated by NORC director Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM, 35 hours per week To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to: Posting Date: March 24, 2022 Application Deadline: Until filled Hamilton-Madison House is an Equal Opportunity Employer PI187854458

Keywords: Hamilton Madison House, New York , SOCIAL WORKER, HMH NORC, Healthcare , New York, New York

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