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.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Portland, OR
Incumbent is a professional social worker whose duties and responibilities relate to the care management of severely ill and/or injured Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and/or Operation Enduring Freedom ...
Full Time Permanent Employment $52,745-$82,956 per year Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Texas Children's Hospital | Houston, TX
We are searching for an Administrative Assistant - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will initiate and coordinate a variety of duties as they relate to the...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Administrative Support Department: Department of Social Work
Northwest Hospital is operating 2 Behavioral Health units designed for the short-term evaluation, treatment and stabilitation of acute symptoms. Both units serve adults, ages 18 years and older that r...
Standard Employment Master's Degree Required Department: NW Care Management - Shift: Day shift
State of Michigan | Jackson, MI
This listing closes on 2/24/2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $20.33 - $30.42 Hourly Possession of a master's degree in social work.
Maricopa Integrated Health System | Mesa, AZ
Under the direction of the Psychiatric Social Work Manager and within an interdisciplinary team, the Psychiatric Social Worker performs professional social work service, Admissions coordination or uti...
Per Diem Employment Flat Rate (FL15) - $34.50 Department: Behavioral Health Float Pool Shift: Varied
Mercy | Joplin, MO
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service...
Full Time Master's Degree Required Category: Other Allied Health Department: Behavioral Therapy Services
County of Santa Clara | Santa Clara, CA
This listing closes on 3/3/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $32.98 - $39.92 Hourly Department: Social Services Agency - DFCS Phone: (408) 299-5830
State of South Carolina | Sumter, SC
This listing closes on 3/3/2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually Department: Department of Juvenile Justice Phone: (803) 896-5300
Supplemental Health Care | Le Roy, NY
Supplemental Health Care is hiring a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for schools in the Batavia, NY area...
Category: School Professional Autism Spectrum Disorder SCHOOLS Phone: 1.888.317.0494
AccentCare | Rancho Cordova, CA
Is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local communities...
Part Time Medical Social Worker
University of Houston | Houston, TX
Develops, implements and manages a strategic fundraising plan for assigned college or unit. Serves as the chief development officer for the college or unit (typically with a dual reporting line to the...
Fresenius Medical Care | Irvine, CA
In collaboration with the physician and nurse, participates in the discussion of patient DNR status in the facility to ensure patient understanding and informed decision making...
Masters in Social Work
BJC HealthCare | Saint Louis, MO
Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team...
Part Time Regular Employment Master's Degree - Social Work Category: Case Coordination
Memorial Hermann Health System | The Woodlands, TX
Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Emergency Department: Full-time Mid Day (Monday - Friday)...
Full Time Category: Care Management The Woodlands Hospital
Providence Health & Services | Centralia, WA
Providence is calling a Social Worker to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA...
Full Time Category: Mental/Behavioral Health Shift: Day
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Social Worker (0.75, Days:Thursdays, Fridays, and everyother weekend) to work in Case Management at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA...
Part Time Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling Shift: Day
State of Colorado | Denver, CO
This listing closes on 2/21/2017 at 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $3,449.00 - $5,047.00 Monthly Department: Colorado Department of Human Services
UCLA Health | Westwood, CA
Provide in-patient psychosocial assessments, therapeutic interventions, and community resource support information and referrals for adult and pediatric patients and their families throughout the medi...
$40.64-$48.57 per hour,$7071-$8451 per month Hours: Weekend overnight,but may incl holidays etc
HCA | Bradenton, FL
Serving the healthcare needs of Manatee County for more than 40 years, Blake Medical Center is a 383-bed, tertiary hospital and leading provider of quality, affordable healthcare. We offer a wide rang...
DaVita | Houston, TX
If you love patient-centered health care with real relationships inside a company that encourages fun on and off the clock, then DaVita is the place for you...