Licensed Social Worker-Omaha in Omaha, NE at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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Job Description


Title: Licensed Social Worker-Omaha

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Social Worker-Omaha.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Licensed Social Worker-Omaha you will: 

Reports to: Project Director

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the case file ensuring all case note entries are completed in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Provides assistance to program staff regarding employment, community service placements and training opportunities. 
  • Provides employment counseling and workshop activities to all job seekers, as needed. Manages a caseload of families and provides counseling and mentoring. 
  • Responsible for all documentation, as required by federal, state and local policy. 
  • Provides classroom/workshop training activities. 
  • Assists job seekers with employment skills building and training. 
  • Provides information on cases in case management meetings. 
  • Conducts follow-up employment calls as needed. 
  • Assists in the coordination of services with contractors and partners. 
  • Provides assistance in job search leads and retention tracking and information. 
  • Completes all program, local, state and federal paperwork requirements. 
  • Seeks out additional training, community service and employment opportunities. 
  • Meets all deadlines put forth by management as well as identified by federal, state and local policy. 
  • Responsible for paper and electronic file maintenance. 
  • Provides information to job seekers on available training and/or jobs that will lead to advancement. 

Position Requirements

  •  Must possess Tennessee Licensed Social Worker credentials and a post-baccalaureate degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Psychology.
  • Minimum of one year of case management, file management, resource development, and referral experience.
  • Job placement experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of community and state level social services and programs.
  • Track record of effective and professional family crisis management.
  • Strong personal coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate client/professional boundaries.
  • Understanding of personal budgeting and ability to provide financial literacy assistance.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, manage time, prioritize, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Background in social work is strongly preferred.

Additional Information

Nebraska Licensed Social Worker is required


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

7215 Ontario St , Omaha, NE 68124-3574 USA 


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