Social Worker Assistant Job Description

Social workers assist individuals, families, and groups in their adjustment to social, physical, work, and community problems.

There are different employment titles for social workers, including licensed social workers, certified social workers, certified social worker assistants, and clinical social workers.

Social workers assist people of all ages with needs related to family, marriage, and divorce, housing, employment, and mental health.

Social workers also aid people who are ill.

Social workers serve as case managers for special groups of people, such as abused children, the elderly, the mentally ill, or the disabled.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Social Worker Assistant to help us with our day-to-day tasks. This person will be responsible for helping us with our paperwork, scheduling appointments, and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate for this position will be a team player who is organized and detail-oriented. If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and a cover letter.

Social Worker Assistant Duties:

  • Assist social workers with assessment, case management, and counseling
  • Help develop and implement treatment plans
  • Perform administrative duties for the department
  • Supervise and assist with job training
  • Provide support to other social workers

Social Worker Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the agency's social workers, including tracking referrals, scheduling appointments, and maintaining case files
  • Integrate social services with medical care, mental health treatment, and any other services available in the community
  • Maintain relationships with social service agencies to collaborate on casework, treatment, and therapy
  • Provide administrative support, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and filing
  • Assist in scheduling activities for clients, including transportation, meals, therapy, and treatment
  • Assist with data collection, including tracking and updating client histories, and inputting data into agency database
  • Assist with departmental administrative tasks, including preparing monthly reports, ordering supplies, and completing administrative paperwork
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field
  • 3+ years of experience working with social service agencies
  • Knowledge of child protective services and juvenile delinquency
  • Knowledge of community services, human services, and social services
  • Ability to function in stressful situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adults

At [Company Name], we're committed to creating an equal opportunity workplace that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We're proud to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that a diversity of voices makes us stronger and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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