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Social Worker

77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA Req #497
Friday, July 10, 2020
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The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  


Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension




The Geller House is a short-term residential center that provides rapid intervention, assessments, treatment services, education, social and recreational activities for at-risk adolescents ages 11-16 years old who are struggling with family related issues, including; long-term abuse, neglect, substance abuse and mental illness.


The Social Worker at Geller House is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Oversee coordination between all disciplines and case coordination
  • Assessment of risk and discharge status for residents; Individual, group and family therapy; Conduct with Transitional Care introductory home visit
  • Case documentation including but not limited to: psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, progress notes, referral summaries and updates, recertification updates and court reports
  • Attend weekly/group supervision, treatment conferences
  • Collaborate with previous providers as well as discharge referral providers; Collaborate with Office of Mental Health on Length of Stay documentation and expectations


  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, with LMSW or LCSW certification required
  • A minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • 77 Chicago Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA