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Social Worker

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-803856
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 26, 2022
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

MSB is pleased to offer a sign on bonus of up to $4000 to any Social Worker that is hired by the school. Will discuss during the interview process with qualified candidates!

SUMMARY: With supervision, provides clinical social work services, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides appropriate social work services to the Outreach department, including home and on-site visits, when needed.
  2. Conducts student psychosocial evaluations and family assessments.
  3. Manages a clinical caseload providing treatment, maintaining records and statistics, participating in interdisciplinary programming, and attending designated meetings.
  4. Provides support to families and community liaisons.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Performs additional duties as assigned.

CONDITIONS:

Equipment Used: Therapeutic games, playroom toys, personal computer, telephone.

Performance Standard: Must consistently demonstrate clinical competence in all areas of performance within recognized professional standards.

Work Environment: Multiple indoor environments, on and off campus, with a variety of sound, lighting, and temperature conditions.

Work Schedule: 28 daytime hours per week. Additional time may be required for job completion. Flextime scheduling may occur. This position has an annual 11-month schedule and is a split position supporting the Local School Systems (LSS) through the Outreach department and working directly with the MSB Social Work department. This positions is benefits eligible.

Pay: Based on education and experience.

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS :

Knowledge, skills, and general abilities:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of standards of Social Work practice.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of assessment techniques and treatment modalities; normal and abnormal human development; and general family dynamics.
  3. General knowledge of children with developmental disabilities, with an interest in autism preferred.
  4. Masters Degree in Social Work, with LCSW-C Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners licensure and a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience.
  5. MSDE School Social Work Certification preferred.
  6. MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by the date or hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. 

After six months in this position, the employee is required to have:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of MSB policies and procedures
  2. General knowledge of: visual impairment/blindness relative to social-emotional development, assessment, and treatment; behavioral management techniques used with multiply handicapped students; IDEA regulations and service implications.
  3. CPR/First Aid Certification.
  4. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Training completed.

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