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 | Las Vegas, NV
The Social Worker is assigned as a clinical Social Worker for the Behavioral Health Service line. They will function at an advanced-practice level in all areas when working with eligible Veterans and ...
Standard Employment Master's Degree Required Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
County Times Newspapers | Frederick, MD
One (1) year of experience providing child welfare or adult services to vulnerable children, individuals or families...
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...
Contract,Per Diem Employment Master's Degree Required
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc | Cannon Air Force Base, NM
By joining our Talent Network you have not officially applied to a position...
Fresenius Medical Care | Hilo, HI
Provide your personal attention and kindness, professional insight, and a generosity of spirit. Offer expertise and encouragement. Enhance each patient’s future—as well as your own...
Masters in Social Work
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Social Worker (Per Diem, Days) to work in Kidney Acquisition at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA...
Per Diem Employment Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling Shift: Day Schedule: On Call
Houston Methodist | Nassau Bay, TX
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. PSYCHOSOCIAL EVALUATION a. Performs psychosocial evaluations of patients and families in order to consider all variables that may impact treatment plans and outcomes. b...
Master's Degree Required Category: Case Management/Social Work Shift: DAY Hours: Shifts vary per department needs(PRN).
Providence Health & Services | Santa Monica, CA
Providence is calling a Clinical Social Worker ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA...
Full Time Category: Mental/Behavioral Health Shift: Day
Catholic Health Initiatives | Federal Way, WA
Check this great job opportunity, Social Worker, MSW - Care Management in Federal Way, WA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
DaVita | Deltona, FL 32725
Licensed or registered in the state of practice as required by state regulations. Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) required with a specialization in clinical practice. Here is what you can expect ...
Master's Degree Two years experience
County of Tulare | Visalia, CA
This listing closes on 7/18/2018 at 12:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $36.53 - $44.52 Hourly Department: HHSA Phone: (559) 636-4900
SHARP HEALTHCARE | San Diego, CA
The Social Worker - BA provides consultation, psychosocial counseling and discharge planning support services to the Sharp Health Care patients and families. The Social Worker- BA refers patients and ...
Per Diem Employment Category: Social Worker Jobs Department: Intake Sharp Grossmont Hospital
State of North Carolina | Wake, NC
This listing closes on 7/9/2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $56,046.00 - $95,279.00 Annually Department: Dept of Public Safety
TherapyTravelers | Hitt, IL
TherapyTravelers is a culture of appreciation! TherapyTravelers attracts, empowers and retains the finest therapists so that every human can manifest their full...
Part Time This is a 2-day per week position working with Pre-K through 4th-grade students
Sunbelt Staffing | Lansing, MI 48980
Lansing, MI - We are accepting resumes for a full time, short term contracted Social Worker job at a local school district. This job opportunity will work...
Full Time/Part Time Contract Employee
State of South Carolina | Charleston, SC
This listing closes on 6/24/2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually Phone: (803) 896-5300
Winston-Dillard SD 116 | Oakland, CA
Check this great job opportunity, Social Worker (0.4 FTE) - Manzanita SEED Elementary in Oakland, CA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Contract Employment $46,570.26 - $83,745.12 / Contract
Carolina RehabWorks | Halifax, NC
Current North Carolina Social Worker’s Certification, Reliable Transportation, and Adequate Computer Knowledge...
Thalman Enterprises, Ltd. dba K. Charles & Co. | Round Rock, TX
Completes an initial patient social history, as well as maintains appropriate updates. Communicates on a professional level with patients and others (internally or externally) to provide, exchange, or...
Sentara Healthcare | Portsmouth, VA 23703
Sentara Lifecare is currently seeking a Social Worker, MSN for our PACE facility! Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health...
Full Time Master's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK one year experience our Patients in the Skilled Units or working with our PACE participants at the day center or at home