Browse available Social Worker Jobs. Social workers are individuals who deal with family and child related problems to provide solutions. They provide guidance and solutions to vulnerable children and adults who are in need of counselling to resolve deep lying issues related to their daily lives. Being a social worker is a profession which benefits individuals, groups, families and even communities. This is an academic profession requiring in-depth knowledge of both individual and social behavior to solve in-depth issues of both. Human behavior both on the individual or collective scale are very important in today’s fast-paced world. Social workers provide much needed calculated support to individuals lacking the sense of proper behavioral patterns.
There are numerous facets to functioning as a social worker. If you are aspiring to be one, then you have to understand its primary motive – individual or collective welfare. Much of what a person is and can be relative to their personal or inter-personal skills. A society too has functions and behaves according to given patterns and structures. If you intend to be a social worker, you have to understand each and every detail of these increasingly co-related subject topics for providing a solution to them. A social worker works closely with the intended individuals or group to ease interpersonal relations thus streamlining proficiency and skill.
This job sector already employs nearly 600,000 individuals according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a projected growth forecast near to 20% in the coming years, a total of 110,000 plus new vacancies will be created making this a very good prospect for a pursuant.
Among the more important sections seeing a significant rise in employing social workers are schools and government and private medical centers. Counselling is turning out to be an important part and parcel of these institutions driving up the demand for competent social workers to work in tandem with the whole system.
If you want to be social worker, here are some basic functions which you will be expected to fulfill:
A social worker has to act on a level above the prevailing situation. And this means both understanding the underlying problems and providing sound solutions to it. These are among the fundamental qualities expected from a social worker:
As a social worker, expect to work closely with marginalized sects of the society to propel their empowerment. You may also come across situations which have moral ramifications on the victim and have to work closely at a personal level while maintaining professional integrity and results.
If you already have a high school diploma or a GED in your resume, you need to go ahead and get a Bachelors’ degree in social work. You can also use degrees in more specialized but relative fields such as psychology and sociology to your advantage. What’s better is to get a Masters’ in social work done to make sure that you have a long-term future as a social worker.
The designation which you are looking for to become a functioning social worker is that of a C-SWCM. This stands for Certified Social Work Case Managers. Every state has their regulatory body for registering functional social workers. Higher degrees include MSW or Master Social Work and CSW or Clinical Social Work. CSW is a specific branch of social work dealing with mental or emotional illnesses and behavioral disturbances through proper assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
The average median salary for a social worker is around the nation is at $44,000 per annum. You can expect a starting salary of around $28,000 plus with the top ten percentile drawing in over $70,000 as MSW or CSW.
United Health Group -Clinical | San Antonio, TX
Performs comprehensive assessments and documents findings in compliance with documentation requirements for Model of Care and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.- Assesses pat...
Full-time Master's Degree 2+ years managed care experience
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Dayton, OH
The Dayton VA is currently recruiting for a Social Worker for the Opiate Treatment (OTP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) addiction programs. The position requires extensive work with SUD Veterans diagn...
Full Time $50,859-$79,991 per year Master's Degree Required Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
HealthcareSource | Covington, LA
Master's in Social Work (MSW) with a minimum one year of hospital experience. Possess active license to practice Social Work from the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners. RSW, CSW, LMSW, or...
Per Diem Employment Master's Degree Required Department: Rehab Unit Shift: Day shift Hours: 9:00a-5:00p; as needed
UT Southwestern Medical Center | Dallas, TX
Graduate of an Institution certified by the Council of Social Work Education with a Masters in Social WorknnnCurrent license is required by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Temporary li...
Full Time Regular,Temporary Employment Master's Degree Required Category: Professional & Executive
BJC HealthCare | Saint Louis, MO
Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team...
Full Time Regular Employment Master's Degree - Social Work Category: Case Coordination
Club Staffing | Wailuku, HI
Social workers are responsible for providing psychological support to people, families or vulnerable communities to give them the coping mechanisms they need to combat ailments. Social workers also pr...
Travel,Per Diem,Permanent Employment $29.00 - $34.00 per hour Master's of Social Work Shift: 8 D
State of South Carolina | Richland, SC
The Department of Mental Health is a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test...
Full Time $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually Phone: (803) 896-5300
County of San Mateo | San Mateo, CA
Social Work Supervisor - Aging and Adult Services (Department Promotional) This listing closes on 10/2/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $41.13 - $51.41 Hourly Phone: (650) 363-4343
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Indianapolis, IN
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that’s how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals...
Regular Employment Master's Degree Required
Paychex Payroll Services | Columbus, OH
Provides daily contact with residents in order to provide quality care and to assist in meeting their needs...
Full Time Shift: Days
State of North Carolina | Granville, NC
This listing closes on 9/22/2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $44,347.00 - $74,431.00 Annually Department: Dept of Health and Human Services
Fresenius Medical Care | Willow Grove, PA
Check this great job opportunity, Facility Master Social Worker (MSW) II (Non exempt) Willow Grove , Pennsylvania in Willow Grove, PA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary an...
Masters in Social Work
Parkland Health & Hospital System | Dallas, TX
Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part ...
Catholic Health Initiatives | Louisville, KY
Check this great job opportunity, Social Worker-Care Coordinator, KentuckyOne Health Partners, Days, Full Time in Louisville, KY. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and com...
Texas Children's Hospital | Houston, TX
We are searching for a Social Worker Manager– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide accountability for the clinical, operational, and human resources activit...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Social Worker Department: Clinical Planning & Fin Mgmt Shift: 8a - 5p
Supplemental Health Care | Chicago Heights, IL
Supplemental Health Care has parented with a therapeutic day school in Chicago Heights and we are seeking a full-time Social Worker...
Full Time Category: Social Worker School Professional SCHOOLS Phone: 1.866.386.0773
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Social Worker (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the Swedish Neuroscience Institute r at Swedish Cherry Hill Campus in Seattle, WA...
Full Time Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling Shift: Day
BIDMC(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) | Boston, MA
Provide clinical social work services to patients/families in the Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic (4 hours) and the Pancreas/Biliary Clinic(4 hours) on Fridays. Will be working with patients who ...
Dakota County | Apple Valley, CA
This listing closes on 9/28/2017 at 4:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Part Time Department: Social Services Phone: 651.438.4435
AccentCare | Meridian, MS
Responsible for assisting the physician and home health team members in understanding the significant social and emotional problems of the client and in assisting to develop and participate in a care ...