Social Worker

Job Description:  Social Worker

Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, provide a range of social services to residents with the goal of assisting residents to live safely and as independently as possible in permanent housing.


  • Develop a relationship with residents.
  • Counsel residents to assist them in establishing and maintaining as safe and    independent a lifestyle as possible.
  • complete psycho-social history and ongoing updates
  • assist residents in obtaining and maintain appropriate medical and psychiatric treatment
  • assist residents in obtaining and maintaining entitlements, eg: SSI and Medicaid
  • assist residents in establishing and/or maintaining family and social contacts
  • through in-house and community referral, assist residents in participation in socialization activities
  • maintain case records
  • provide intensive case management to residents.


  • Provide crisis intervention services as needed
  • Develop and facilitate groups for residents, as mutually agreed upon with the residents.


  • Establish and maintain high level of care and respect for residents
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with other staff
  • Attend training sessions and conferences as required for enhancement of job skills
  • Implement emergency procedures as necessary
  • Submit all required reports in a complete and timely manner
  • Assist with special projects as directed.


  • Master of Social Work
  • Minimum of three years year experience working with formerly homeless mentally ill persons.  Experience working in residential care helpful
  • Emotionally, mentally, and physically able to perform job responsibilities
  • Able to speak, read, and write English.   Knowledge of Spanish preferred.

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WSFSSH is and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO); employment is based upon employees’ qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.