LifeQuest

215-536-6152

Social Worker

Social Worker
LifeQuest Nursing Center
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. The Social Service department at LifeQuest Nursing Center has responsibility for provision of admission services as well as resident and family support services within the facility. The social service worker represents LifeQuest Nursing Center by providing information about the facility and its services to interested people in the community. Actual admissions to the center are coordinated through this Department.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate, manage and implement support packages to help clients deal with difficulties and overcome dependencies
  • Interview service users and assess their current condition, needs, strengths and weaknesses
  • Address each case as a unit and set tailored measurable goals
  • Monitor and evaluate clients’ progress and modify treatment plans accordingly
  • Offer information and counseling on the best course of action during sessions
  • Maintain accurate records and report on clients’ status
  • Attend case conferences and provide evidence in court
  • Act as a key-worker and cooperate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Refer clients to community services to help them in recovery

Skills

  • Proven work experience as a social worker
  • Working knowledge of social theories and practices
  • Social perceptiveness and empathy
  • Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships
  • Ability to relate and communicate with diverse population and groups
  • Resilience along with ability to assess situations
  • Willing to submit to background checks
  • BS degree in social work (BSW)
  • 1 year experience required

Job Type: Full-time

Job Features

Job CategoryLifeQuest Nursing Center

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