Social Worker (MSW)

Company: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MD-Silver Spring
N/A
Graduate Degree
Full-Time
At least 2 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description Social Worker (MSW) COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking a DYNAMIC Social Worker to provide Crisis Intervention and Family Support Services to residents of Montgomery County, including community outreach services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct services to clients including referrals, advocacy, crisis resolution and family support – including but not limited to interviewing, assessing, developing service plans and goals, connecting clients to community resources (including employment, housing, food, social services, educational, health, other), and providing follow up.
  • Maintain complete and accurate case records to include entering data in the database daily.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships among area residents, community agencies, property owners, businesses, schools and churches on behalf of the multicultural community.
  • Provide outreach and network services in the Silver Spring and surrounding communities, including participation in and presenting information at community meetings and events on behalf of the multicultural community.

  • Job Requirements Social Worker (MSW) EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work.
    • Social Work license in the State of Maryland.
    • 2 years of experience in social services/outreach services in the community.

    SKILLS and COMPETENCIES:

    • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
    • Ability to make independent decisions and work under moderate supervision.
    • Demonstrated skills in the use of problem solving techniques.
    • Demonstrated cultural competence and cultural responsiveness.

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    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)