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Social Worker



Location: St Louis, MO
Department: Social Work
Posted: 10-08-2018
Location Name: IISTL
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full time
Shift: Standard

Social Worker

Major Duties:  Provide intensive social work case management services to newly arrived immigrants, refugees, & asylees.  Assist clients experiencing a wide range of issues including health, mental health, IPV/DV, & resettlement stress. Perform as an active member of the International Institute’s Social Work Department team.

Responsibilities:

  • Medical case management
  • Crisis intervention
  • Client advocacy
  • Care coordination
  • Health navigation
  • Health literacy
  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills training
  • Facilitate access to government benefits (e.g. MoHealthnet, SNAP)
  • Maintain documentation of all services provided within agency data base
  • Task supervision for AmeriCorps team member and social work interns

Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong ability to remain calm during crisis
  • Boundary setting
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Detail oriented and focused
  • Clear communication
  • Time Management
  • Ability to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed and strengths based service frameworks
  • Bilingual/Multi-lingual preferred (preferred languages include Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Spanish, and Swahili)

Experience: 1-2 years of experience working with international populations preferred

Education: Bachelors of Social Work required, Masters of Social Work preferred

Position will remain open until filled.

Fulltime salaried position with benefits. EEO/AA