Social Worker - UP TO $5,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS!

2020 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA Req #2958
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

The Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) is comprised of several community based programs providing direct care to over 3,200 clients annually – both on site and in the community.

The Social Worker, as part of Bridges to Care Team, will be responsible for reengaging clients who have stopped attending treatment and are deemed a risk to harm self or others, or an elevated risk for hospitalization. The Bridges to Care Social Worker provides in-home crisis stabilization, and treatment services and supports. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting crisis evaluations to ascertain level of risk and using evidence-based interventions to manage risk
  • Using motivational enhancement approaches to increase client (re}engagement in care and services
  • Assisting clients with scheduling appointments for behavioral health, and physical health services and addressing barriers that may impact clients' ability to keep appointments
  • Participating in hospital discharge planning
  • Communicating with service providers and family members to increase likelihood the client will have a successful transition back to the community
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records
  • Attending provider meetings to promote collaboration and coordination of services
  • Participating in supervision and training activities
  • Conducting a comprehensive assessment of client’s biopsychosocial functioning and presenting issues


Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Social Workers of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Master's level degree in human services field with appropriate NYS licensure (e.g. LMSW, LMHC, LCSW); CASAC a plus.
  • LMSW, LMHC, or LCSW certification required.
  • Prior experience working with clients with severe mental illness and/or substance use
  • Prior experience providing care management or care coordination in a medical or behavioral health environment
  • Experience using an electronic health record and proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish and/or English/Russian) speaker preferred.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate $60,000.00
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 2020 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA