Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
    Requisition ID
    2018-4769
    Category
    Direct Support Management
    Status
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone. Bancroft is looking for a Social Worker to join our team in Mt Laurel, NJ

     

    Responsibilities

    Serves as primary liaison for all communications between the school, social services, agencies, family members, and
    on-and off-campus residential sites. Provides social work services, case management, individual and group therapy
    for the person’s served, family therapy, and support services for students and family members within the applicable
    program environment; (ie: residential, day programs, etc.)


    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Operating in accordance with regulations defined by the New Jersey and established Bancroft
      policies and procedures, each persons’ served Individual Service Plan
      (ISP) and the persons served Individual Education Plan (IEP), serves as primary liaison between the school,
      social services, agencies, family members, and residential sites to provide social work services, case
      management, and support services for person served and their family members.

     

    • Acts as liaison between the program and persons served, family members, funding sources, Admissions
      Department (if applicable), and future discharge sites to ensure an efficient admission, stay, and discharge
      process. Interacts on a regular basis with school districts, N.J. Division of Child Protection and Permanency
      (DCP&P), other state agencies, etc., regarding various aspects of program participation; e.g., prepares
      correspondence, completes required forms, etc., performs necessary follow-up activities, etc.;

     

    • Interacts with appropriate Bancroft staff, residential program management, family members, etc., to ensure
      all ISP materials are received on a timely basis from appropriate parties and are available to implement and
      monitor the plans for each individual person served.

     

    • Dependent upon program supported, may provide individual or group therapy to person served to enhance,
      protect, and/or restore capacity for coping with the social environment and to aid families in fostering
      persons’ served growth and stability within the applicable program environment; may provide family therapy
      as appropriate.

     

    • Performs all duties as required by DCF residential regulations and timelines (e.g., input assessments and
      joint care reviews into the NJ state Cyber system, develop a comprehensive treatment and discharge plan,
      individual, group, and family therapy as appropriate).

     

    • Works in conjunction with the clinical team to facilitate the transition process at the onset of an admission.

     

    • Conducts comprehensive psychosocial assessments to acquire an overview of individual person served,
      determine how to best meet persons’ needs, and to support individual success in the Program; e.g., family
      composition and functioning, social/ethnic/religious/cultural influences, history and status of behavioral
      concerns, medical/social/psychiatric/education/job history, communication abilities, sexual orientation,
      cognitive status, legal issues, environmental/financial/community supports, strengths and barriers.

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Social Work with a minimum of two years of related work experience preferred. Current N.J.
    Licensure (NJLSW) required and must work to obtain NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker Licensure (NJLCSW).

    Current NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NJLCSW) preferred. Prior experience working with developmentally-
    disabled individuals preferred.

     

    Special Skills:
    Knowledge of social work services, individual, group, and family therapy, counseling techniques, and consultation
    skills required. Effective verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills required. Effective
    interpersonal skills and the ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Effective prioritization,
    organization, and time management skills required. Valid driver’s license required in incumbent’s legal name and
    current address with no provisional restrictions, as well as minimum of 1 years driving experience. Minimum 18 years
    of age required.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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