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Position Information

Title  Social Worker II/Professional
Description  635 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey 08611

This program requires the Social Worker to carry a caseload of (8 -10) families or up to eighteen (18) children.

Education Requirements:
The Social Worker II shall have a Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, psychology, or other mental health degree. Licensed Social Worker, Licensed
Associate Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.

Work Experience Requirement:
The Social Worker II must have a minimum of three to five years experience working with an accredited social service agency and experience working successfully with
high risk families. Strong clinical skills required; child welfare experience and Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Provide weekly individual and /or couples’ counseling to parents whose children are in foster care.
• Counseling and parenting group are geared towards identifying and resolving the issues that led to the child’s placement.
• Provide biweekly therapeutic visits for parents and children.
• Prepare and facilitate weekly parenting group.
• Meet with DCF monthly for case conferences.
• Participate in necessary meetings (ARC, litigation, regional reviews).
• Prepare monthly summaries, and assessments as needed.
• Attend court hearings as required.
• See children and caregiver in their DCF foster home monthly for MVR.
• Make referrals to appropriate agencies for resources and supportive services
• Monitor parents’ progress with services and overall stability in order to make a recommendation for a permanent plan for the child.

All social workers in this category must have the ability to use their training and experience constructively in social work practice (diagnostic and treatment planning
skills must be demonstrated), be willing to conduct him/her self according to the ethics of the profession, be interested in increased skills and knowledge, be able to
record, organize and execute the duties assigned, and be able to work cooperatively with other members of the staff, agencies, and community. Must have a car and
valid driver’s license as travel and transportation of clients is required.
CWA 1040 Position

The Children’s Home Society is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status,
age, physical handicap, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If interested, please apply online at http://www.chsofnj.org/emp_main.html or contact Jo Ann Fechter at 609-695-6274 Extension 142 for additional information
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Hiring Organization

Name  The Childrens Home Society of NJ
Industry  Social Service

Hiring Contact Information

Name  Jo Ann Fechter

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