LCSW-C Special Needs

Location
Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland
Posted
Aug 26, 2014
Closes
Sep 30, 2014
Hours
Full Time

General Overview:

JSSA’s Special Needs & Deaf Services (SNDS) team has an immediate opening for a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our growing team.  Our SNDS team is a dedicated team of clinicians and C.A.R.E. managers, social workers committed to providing cutting edge services and , programs and support for children, adults and families.  We have expertise in working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities and other special needs, as well as for children, teens and adults in our community who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Additionally, we provide full-service case management to include care coordination, assessments, referrals, advocacy and accessing information and benefits for individuals with developmental disabilities and other special needs.  The incumbent’s caseload will be comprised of clients with autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities and other special needs as well as early childhood clients.  In addition to providing therapy, this position is responsible for some client case management. 

 

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have proven experience with individual, family and group therapy with children and adolescents, and a strong knowledge base, experience and passion for working with individuals with developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum.  Case management expertise and an overall understanding of life span development strongly desired.   LCSW-C and a minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience required.   Occasional home visits in Montgomery County and some evening hours required.

 

Location:

The Ina Kay Building

200 Wood Hill Road

Rockville, MD  20850

 

Apply Now:

Please submit the following application materials to careers@jssa.org

·         Cover letter with salary requirements

·         Resume

·         Contact information for 3 supervisory references

 

 About JSSA:

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 37,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.

We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. Learn more about us at www.jssa.org. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  AA/M/F/D