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.
Banner Health | Gilbert/AZ/US
This position develops, coordinates and provides social work services to patients and families who are faced with social, emotional and situational stressors precipitated by illness, injury, and/or di...
Part Time Master's Degree or Master's Degree or Master's Degree or Master's Degree Travel Required
Mercy Health | Des Moines, IA
The Social Worker provides psychosocial assessment, diagnosis of mental health disorders and participates in treatment planning within a multi-disciplinary team in partnership with the client or patie...
Catholic Health Initiatives | Williston, ND
Responsible for the delivery of social services intended to support individuals and families by assessing situations, setting goals and/or obtaining additional resources needed to improve specific ind...
Master's Degree of Social Work (MSW)
HCR ManorCare | Raleigh, NC
HCR Manor Care provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. The...
Two years experience
Houston Methodist | Houston, TX
As an entry level Social Worker I (SW I), with the support of more tenured Social Workers, comprehensively provides clinical social work and complex discharge planning to patients and their families o...
Full Time Category: Case Management/Social Work Shift: DAY Hours: M - F
State of North Carolina | Wake, NC
This listing closes on 4/22/2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $42,667.00 - $71,215.00 Annually Department: Dept of Public Safety
Providence Health & Services | Portland, OR
Providence is calling an on call Social Worker to Providence our Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR...
Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling Shift: Day Schedule: On Call
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Harlingen, TX
The Senior Social Worker is assigned to the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP) of the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS). The BHIP Social Worker has experience...
Travel Employment Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
CoreCivic | Eloy, AZ
Who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. Using advanced treatment modalities, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides comprehensive intervention and ...
Category: Health Services La PalmaCorreectional Center
Molina Healthcare | Spokane, WA
Check this great job opportunity, Field Case Manager, RN or Social Worker (Tri-Cities, WA) in Spokane, WA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Hancock OMJ | Tiffin, OH
Baccalaureate Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, licensed to practice...
Supplemental Health Care | Atlantic City, NJ
Supplemental Health Care is partnering with a medical center in Atlantic City, NJ to provide an experienced travel medical social worker for a 24 week (6 month) contract travel assignment starting Aug...
Travel,Contract Employment HOSPITAL Phone: 126.96.36.19903
Fresenius Medical Care | Manning, SC
Check this great job opportunity, Facility Master Social Worker Manning , South Carolina in Manning, SC. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Masters In Social Work Required
MJHS | Brooklyn, NY
Provides telephonic and in-home assessments of members' medical, psychosocial, physical and spiritual needs. Develops, implements and monitors care plan, ensures continuity of care and monitors member...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Social Work and Mental Health Services
SHARP HEALTHCARE | San Diego, CA
The Psych Social Worker is responsible for conducting behavioral health psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions, inclusive of individual, group, and family therapy. In collaboration with t...
Full Time Category: Social Worker Jobs Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital Hours: 8-hour shift; 8:0 am -5:00 pm
Centura Health | Durango, CO
Responsible for coordinating and implementing post-discharge plans in coordination with the Case Managers through the use of Extended Care Information Network (ECIN). They are also responsible for ass...
Department: MRMC UTILIZATION ASSESSMENT Shift: Days Schedule: Per Request Needed - PRN
Visiting Nurse Service of New York | New York, NY
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including h...
Master's Degree Required
EBS Healthcare | Sherwood, OR
EBS Healthcare: Wake up every morning knowing you have the power and the tools to change lives. EBS is the employer of choice for social workers who truly want to help children learn, evolve, and grow...
Hawaii Pacific Health | Lihue, HI
If you are compassionate and empathetic, you could be our next Social Worker and provide invaluable counseling and guidance services to patients and their families undergoing traumatic or challenging ...
Full Time Regular Employment Schedule: Day - 8 Hours
AccentCare | Wharton, TX
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