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.
MultiCare Health System | Tacoma, WA
The Social Worker is responsible for psychosocial assessment, consultation, therapeutic interventions, and referrals for patients and families in relation to psychosocial and mental health aspects of ...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Not Applicable Department: Adolescent Psychiatry TGH Shift: Day
State of Tennessee | HAMILTON, TN
This listing closes on 7/25/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $3,053.00 Monthly $36,636.00 Annually $36,636.00 Annually Master's Degree Required Department: MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
HealthcareSource | Loma Linda, CA
This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity...
Part Time Masters Degree Department: Social Work UH Shift: AM Hours: Part-Time: *Every Saturday & Sunday Shift 7:30am to 4:00pm
Pasadena Unified School District | Pasadena, CA
This listing closes on 8/10/2017 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $4,580.00 - $5,565.00 Monthly Master's Degree Required Department: Child Welfare, Attendance & Safety
State of North Carolina | Wake, NC
This listing closes on 8/1/2017 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
MJHS | Brooklyn, NY
The challenges of affordable healthcare continue to create new opportunities. Elderplan and HomeFirst, our Medicare and Medicaid managed care health plans, are outstanding examples of how we are expan...
Full Time Regular,Travel Employment Master's Degree Required Category: Social Work and Mental Health Services
Stanford Children's Health | Palo Alto, CA
Licensed Clinical Social Worker is the second and fully-qualified, full-proficiency level of professional social work for employees who are licensed by the State of California as Licensed Clinical Soc...
Full Time Master's Degree Required Category: Psychology & Social Science
Careermatrix | Wyoming, MI
Under the direction of the PHO Director, the MSW Care Manager provides social work services to patients and their families in an ambulatory setting. The MSW Care Manager performs care coordination, cl...
Full Time Category: Medical / Health Care HR Click on the following link to apply for this job
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Atlanta, GA
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
Fresenius Medical Care | Warrensville Heights, OH
Check this great job opportunity, Facility Master Social Worker (MSW) I Warrensville Heights , Ohio in Warrensville Heights, OH. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and comp...
Masters In Social Work Required
Mount Sinai Health System | New York, NY 10025
Mount Sinai Health System Careers. Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount...
Northwell Health | Bay Shore, NY 11706
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work. May direct the activities of paraprofessional staff, social work interns and volunteers. Provides direct service to patients an...
Master's Degree Travel Required
Catholic Health Initiatives | Lakewood, WA
Check this great job opportunity, Social Worker- MSW in Lakewood, WA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
DaVita | Longview, TX 75606
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village as a Social Worker:. Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and t...
Christus Health | Lake Charles, LA 70601
Provides Social Services to Behavioral Health Services Department, conducts group counseling and lectures, participates in weekly clinical staffing sessions...
2 years experience
Johns Hopkins Health System | St. Petersburg, FL
Clinical Social Worker's purpose is to assist the patient, family, and health care team in identifying the psychosocial factors which contribute to the health problem, influence the medical treatment,...
Bristol Hospice | Atlanta, GA
Requires interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to function effectively in a facility and home environment, with individual patients and in group situations, as well as all cultural a...
Must have an undergraduate degree (B or Master's Degree (2) years experience Must be flexible in work hours
Career Opportunities USA | Houston, TX
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integ...
Full Time $72,168 to $93,821 / per year Master's Degree Required Phone: (000)000-0000 Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
County of Tulare | Visalia, CA
This listing closes on 8/7/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $35.47 - $43.22 Hourly Department: HHSA Phone: (559) 636-4900
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
American Board Certification; Provide supervision to clinical social work interns using psychodynamic, culturally adapted psychotherapy with individuals, families, couples and groups. Clinical Social ...