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 | Palo Alto, CA
. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy...
Full Time Permanent Employment $59,760-$93,990 per year Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
UCLA Health | Westwood, CA
Clinical Social Worker provides a range of services in the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program as a case coordinator managing an active caseload of adults in an outpatient setting. Duties include ps...
Full Time $40.64-$48.57 per hour,$7071-$8451 per month Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. | Jersey City, NJ
Reporting to the Lead Social Worker is responsible to work as a member of the case management team, by having ongoing interaction with patients, physicians, and other health providers to meet designat...
Full Time Regular Employment
MultiCare Health System | Tacoma, WA
The Social Worker participates as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team to identify patient’s psychosocial needs and to develop treatment and discharge plans to ensure a patient’s illness,...
Category: Not Applicable Department: Adult Psychiatry AMC Shift: Variable Schedule: variable
County of Tulare | Visalia, CA
This listing closes on 4/10/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $22.07 - $26.90 Hourly Phone: (559) 636-4900
Fresenius Medical Care | Kings Mills, OH
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 Required
Providence Health & Services | Santa Monica, CA
Providence is calling a Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA...
Category: Mental/Behavioral Health
HCR ManorCare | Bedford, TX
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...
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Social Worker (0.5, Days) to work in Case Management at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA...
Part Time Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling Shift: Day
RehabCare | Munster, IN
The incumbent shall be responsible for working closely with patients, caregivers and the healthcare team to ensure the patient's medical, psychological and...
Master's Degree ...have a working knowledge of basic services provided by various...
Sunbelt Staffing | Saint Charles, MO
Charles, MO – Sunbelt Staffing is working with a school district to find a full time School Based Social Worker for this current school year. St...
Full Time Bachelor's Degree in Social Worker or higher
Kindred Healthcare | Beachwood, OH
What you want is Kindred Healthcare. Appropriate minimum degree for preferred licensure or certification or commensurate experience in a related healthcare...
Three years clinical experience
Execu|Search | Newark, NJ
A premier adult medical day center located in Newark, NJ is actively seeking a compassionate and dynamic Social Worker, who is bilingual in English and Spanish...
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work 2 years experience ...housing visits Worker will recruit new clients for adult med
Presence Health | Urbana, IL
Check this great job opportunity, Social Worker II - Care Management - Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana in Urbana, IL. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compen...
Regular Employment Shift: Rotating
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Omaha, NE
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...
Master's Degree Required
Christus Health | Beaumont, TX 77702
Licensed Social Worker by Texas Department of Health. Any social work duty that is approved by the Texas Board of Human Resources, preferably in Medical setting. The Social Worker coordinates the care...
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work Two years experience
Northwell Health | Glen Oaks, NY
Master’s Degree in social work, required MSW from accredited School of Social Work, required LMSW required within one (1) year of employment. 2 years’ work...
Master’s Degree in social work Travel Required 2 years experience
Baylor Scott & White Health | Temple, TX
Scott & White Health (BSWH). Health - Clinical Other. Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits. Stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health...
Full Time Master’s Degree Required PRN The Social Worker MSW coordinates a variety of
Mount Sinai Health System | New York, NY 10029
New York State LCSW. Ability to provide exceptional clinical and administrative supervision and leadership for social workers in highly regulated, outcomes driven enterprise. Ability to analyze comple...
Sutter Health | Sacramento, CA
The incumbent will provide 5150 evaluations, mental health, substance abuse, and trauma assessments, care coordination, discharge and aftercare planning to...
Master's Degree On Call