Social Worker I (Trauma Recovery Center)

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 20NSH98027

Regular Full-time

Nov 17 (15d ago)

Healthcare Professionals

Salary Range:

PS24S: Min. $61,561 - Mid. $74,087 - Max. $88,183

Grant Funded


Qualifications: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from a professional school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education and two (2) years of post MSW experience.  Must be licensed as a LCSW “Licensed Clinical Social Worker” by the State of New Jersey.  Experience working with trauma survivors from underserved populations.  Must possess excellent documentation and clinical skills, ability to set priorities, work independently, excellent follow-up, work well under pressure and deadlines.  Experience doing case management, community outreach.  Must be able to move between different treatment approaches (clinical case management and evidence-based, trauma-focused psychotherapy) depending on the needs of the patient.  Demonstrate cultural humility and a strengths-based, recovery philosophy.  Excellent organizational and strong interpersonal skills.  Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability.  Bilingual/Spanish preferred.


Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a senior staff clinician, the incumbent will provide clinical intakes, individual and group psychotherapy, assertive outreach, and clinical case management services, using evidence-based practices that are effective for the service population. Incumbent will also provide crisis intervention and emotional support to patients in the University Hospital Emergency Department and medical inpatient units as assigned.


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