SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER – SSW
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER – SSW
We have a great opportunity for a qualified SSW to work in anElginschool district for the2023/2024 school year.The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8a.m to 2p.m. School Social Worker will be covering the district’s elementary school.School Social Worker must have their PEL (Type 73) to be considered!Therapists that enjoy this assignment are often invited to return to the school district year after year. Please submit your resume today for immediate consideration. We look forward to having you join our amazing team of therapists! In addition to the standard benefits, our therapists are preferred in a number of school districts in theIllinoisarea.
BENEFITS FOR A SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER:
Competitive Compensation Package
Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Orientation Program Offered by Client
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MORE ABOUT THE POSITION:
CareerStaff Unlimited partners with companies around the county to raise the bar in healthcare by setting new standards for quality care and personalized service. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Provide direct school social work services to referred students who have serious social and emotional problems that interfere with learning. Provide individual and group therapeutic counseling to students and their families
identify and assesses academic problems through analysis of factors impinging on student adjustment including factors in the home, school and community
Determine and implement appropriate therapeutic strategies to effect changes in behavioral/ social interactions of students and their families
Complete psychosocial assessments to assist in the determination of social education eligibility
Must have an understand of the IEP Process and the ability to develop Individual Educational Plans, Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team reports, Evaluation Review Reports, Functional behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans, Manifestation Determination Reviews, 504s and other special education reports pertaining to student needs and issues
Demonstrate general knowledge of disability areas in special education with specific knowledge in emotional impairment and autism
Coordinate and facilitate crisis intervention and trauma response services
possess a general knowledge of the provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA), McKinney- Vento law and other state and federal mandates
Serve as a liaison between families and the school to positively promote collaborative processes in education planning for students by encouraging parent/guardian participation in the school setting.
Demonstrate knowledge of community resources to provide support and services to student and families.
Serves as a member of the Resource Coordinating Team (the problem- solving vehicle for the school) and other school based teams to develop interventions for promoting students academic success
Develop, coordinate and facilitate intervention and prevention groups for students and parents (ie. grief, conflict resolution, divorce etc.)
Demonstrate skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements).
Maintain required clinical records and submits appropriate documents for statistical reports with adherence to program standards in school social work.
Demonstrate the skill in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing
Maintain current knowledge of and abides by federal and state laws with emphasis on persons with disabilities, child welfare, mental health, confidentiality and student and parent rights
Attends meeting and professional development activities as required
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER (SSW) JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must possess and provide evidence of a Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university
Valid State of Illinois Masters Social Worker license, issued by the State of practice, Department of Licensing and Regulations, and Full Approval as a School Social Worker issued by the State Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.
Applicants not holding Full Approval must be eligible for Temporary or Continuing Temporary Approval
Minimum of two (2) years post Social Work Masters degree experience, working as a Social Worker with school-aged children and families
ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:
CareerStaff Unlimited, LLC (“CareerStaff”) is a leader in the delivery of workforce solutions and staffing services for the healthcare industry. Our mission is to connect our clients with talented healthcare professionals ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care. We serve our mission by leveraging a national network 25 offices throughout the United States. CareerStaff’s services include travel and per diem employment opportunities for nurses, therapists and pharmacists.
Additionally, CareerStaff provides Managed Service Programs to hundreds of healthcare facilities nationally. By offering unparalleled customer service, unique placement opportunities, top pay and benefits and employment that meets the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians, CareerStaff attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.
CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).
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