Social Worker- Holocaust Survivor Program Washington Heights – Selfhelp – New York, NY

Job Summary: Provides case management and counseling services to Holocaust Survivors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses client’s emotional, social, environmental and financial status.
  • Develops care plan with client and relevant collaterals (e.g., family members, physicians, etc.).
  • Provides accurate and appropriate information and referral assistance.
  • Arranges for provision of services (e.g., home care, meals-on-wheels, etc.).
  • Assists clients with application for benefits/entitlements.
  • Advocates on behalf of clients with other agencies.
  • Provides casework/case management services to clients, monitors cases and has on-going contact with clients and other collaterals.
  • Provides counseling services to clients, on an on-going basis and/or during crisis situations.
  • Organizes, facilitates, and assists at social, recreational and other group activities and events for clients.
  • Represents the organization at community meetings, committees, and inter-agency councils.
  • Performs client intake duties by phone or walk-in. Takes information from client or collateral to determine eligibility and need.
  • Becomes knowledgeable about entitlement programs and benefits for our specific client population.
  • Maintains case notes and records, and required documentation, according to departmental standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares statistical and other reports, as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Working Conditions/Physical Demand
: Business office environment with phone and computer use, travel via public transportation. This position may have the ability to work from home 2-3 times per week.

Selfhelp complies with all Federal, State and Local laws in regards to wages.

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