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Social Worker - Adoration in Huntington, WV at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Social Worker - Adoration

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential 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 Social Worker - Adoration.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Social Worker - Adoration you will: 

  • Guides and counsels individuals and families in crisis, ranging from the unemployed to children who need foster homes to elderly people who have no one to care for them.
  • Assists clients in obtaining government funds, education, or treatment.
  • Secures information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client's situation, and evaluates these and client's capacities. Asks clients to explain problems, such as personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of problem.
  • Helps patient and family through individual or group conferences regarding plans for meeting needs, and aids client to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning.
  • Helps client to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems, and client's part in creating them.
  • Develops service plan designed to restore patient to optimum social and health adjustment within patient's capacity.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other organizations, and liaises with other social service agencies. Utilizes community resources to assist patient to resume life in community or to learn to live within limits of disability.
  • Prepares patient histories, service plans, and reports. Reviews service plan and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of service provided client and status of client's case.
  • Maintains client records in compliance with organizational goals and objectives, as well as external regulatory guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work 
  • 5+ years clinical social work experience 
  • Valid and current LCSW or LMSW license
  •  Ability to make psycho-social assessments and develop and implement viable care plans  
  • Bilingual preferred  

Additional Information

Must have a social work license in the state of West Virginiamust have a high school diploma or GEDmust have dependable transportation with current insurance and registration

Benefits

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.

208 Cheshire Way Suite 1 , Huntington, WV 25701-2064 USA