The School of Social Work not only aims to educate its students with the best and latest practices, but we hope to aid our alumni and recent graduates gain employment in the social work field. Below is a list of the latest jobs available in the social work field both locally and across the nation. The list is updated as now jobs become available. Please do not contact the school for information about a particular job; instead, contact the organization listing the job with any questions you may have. Good luck in your job search!
If you are an organization wishing to post your job with the Tulane School of Social Work, please complete and return the TSSW Job Posting Application via fax to (504) 862-8727 or e-mail Joseph Halm with the details. Postings are listed for one month and can be extended at the request of the employing agency.
ARJ LA, Inc. in Mid-City is looking for a Psychiatrist/Medical Clinical Psychologist/Licensed Medical Resident/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant (with Psychiatric Experience) to provide medication management to our rapidly growing client base. Candidate needs to be a current Louisiana Medicaid/Magellan provider. Candidates who are not a Psychiatrist/MD should have at least two years’ experience, specializing in psychiatry. Strong consideration given for those with experience working with under-served populations and children. Expectations involve an initial commitment to two full work days per month; adding on more time/days as we continue to grow.
The New Orleans Family Justice Center is searching for a full-time Counselor. The NOFJC responds to the needs of survivors of domestic violence/intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, dating violence, and stalking. As a collaborative, we work with other agencies, both governmental and non-profit, to provide an array of services (counseling, civil legal services, housing, educational services, District Attorney victim advocates) from one convenient and central location.
This position requires the professional knowledge and skills sufficient to provide support, and counseling interventions to individuals who have experienced sexual or intimate partner violence. It requires a high degree of interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, document service, prepare reports, and interact with clients and the community. LCSW, or LPC required, minimum of one year experience in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault, or trauma recovery is preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred. Excellent benefits package. Salary based on experience.
If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your contact information, a cover letter, and a resume to Leah Foster at email@example.com. (Posted 3/17/2015)
Evacuteer.org is looking for a Community Development Coordinator.
The Community Development Coordinator will be responsible for managing and building upon existing relationships with members of our partner organizations through consistent communication and meeting attendance; researching and developing strategic relationships with new partner organizations within the greater New Orleans community; developing and maintaining relationships with our community stakeholders within New Orleans; working to develop and execute a recruitment strategy to attract independent Evacuteers; maintaining the Evacuteer Operations Plan, in collaboration with the Director of Operations, and serve as deputy during activation; developing and executing annual volunteer training schedule; and completing required certification in National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)/Incident Command Systems (ICS)
For more information or to apply, read the full job listing. Application deadline is Friday, March 27. (Posted 3/16/2015)
Acadiana CARES in conjunction with the Louisiana Office of Public Health-STD/HIV Program is currently recruiting an individual in New Orleans to connect newly diagnosed persons for HIV into medical care and community-based supportive services, provide treatment adherence services to Persons Living with HIV and provide specific medical information and navigation services to individuals who have fallen out of care to re-engage them with routine HIV medical care.
Excellent oral and written communication, community engagement, quality assurance, policy and procedure development, and an aptitude working with computer datasets. General knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission, treatment adherence, health education and risk reduction.
Qualified candidates must be a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Masters level Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 3 years experience with in-home health and/or social services delivery, medical case management, and/or treatment adherence programs. Additionally, candidates with at least 3 years of HIV related professional experienced desired.
Reply in confidence by, March 26, 2015 to SHP.Jobs@la.gov or fax 504-568-7044 or 1450 Poydras St, Ste 2136, New Orleans, LA 70112. (Posted 3/16/2015)
Abeona House is seeking an Executive Director who will lead a program of 60 families and staff of 15 teachers in high quality classroom engagement and continued professional development with strong licensing practices. The Executive Director’s mission is to be the heart of Abeona House: to lead, guide, and nourish our school to greater success in pursuit of providing exceptional child care to our families, being an excellent and just employer, and being an exemplar of quality early childhood education to the Greater New Orleans community.
To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to http://bit.ly/AbeonaED2015. Please specify what experiences are relevant to the required minimum qualifications and how you will help Abeona House achieve its goals. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed. Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an initial interview. Please do not contact the school in reference to your application. Deadline to apply is April 5, 2015. To learn more about Abeona House, visit us at http://abeonahouse.org/. (Posted 3/16/2015)
ChenMed is searching for a licensed clinical social worker. The LCSW is a member of a team including the PCP and psychiatrist as needed and will provide direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and education to patients and/or family members. The LCSW must be familiar with all aspects of behavioral health and recognize the appropriate and timely clinical treatment intervention needed for diagnosis and treatment. The LCSW must be familiar with and have expertise in a variety of treatment modalities. A major time of the position will be spent in direct patient care and will require collaboration with the PCP to plan and direct each patient’s treatment program.
Ideal candidate requirements include an LCSW; Minimum of two years of experience in working with behavioral health clients providing direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and education to patients and/or family members; preferred two years’ experience in medical social work, case management, and/or discharge planning; excellent interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills are required; and ability to work autonomously is required.
To apply, please your resume in Word format to Skye Verdon at skye.verdon@ChenMed.com with your salary request, as we're currently scheduling interviews. (Posted 3/11/2015)
Ochsner is searching for a Heart Transplant Social Work II. This is a full-time position with in Heart Transplant. The Social Worker II assumes responsibility for bio-psychosocial assessments, patient education, evaluation, referral to appropriate community resources and supportive and crisis interventions; applies thorough knowledge and use of Ochsner and community based services to coordinate and implement complex discharge plans; collaborates and communicates (verbally and through the maintenance of the medical record) with the multidisciplinary team to (re) evaluate and respond to patient and caregiver needs including, but not limited to, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs in relation to adapting to the patient's medical condition. The Social Worker II (LMSW) may practice clinical social work within the agency only under the supervision of an LCSW employed by Ochsner Health System.
To apply or for more information, visit www.ochsner.org under Careers section and search for Job #025136. (Posted 3/11/2015)
Family Preservation Services is seeking masters-level clinicians to provide mental health services to stabilize and improve the functioning of individuals served in the Greater New Orleans Community. FPS clinicians provide services to children and their families and/or adults. FPS offers full time employees a well-rounded benefit package that includes a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision coverage, $15,000 free life insurance policy, an employee assistance program, and 401(k).
Education and experience include a master's degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling or social work. Counseling Intern candidates should be registered with the LPC Board or be eligible for registration. Social workers with their LMSW credential are preferred. Additional requirements include a valid state driver's license in good standing & reliable transportation.
Family Preservation Services maintains and enforces a drug-free workplace program. As part of this program, applicants may be required to submit to a drug and/or alcohol screening test. In appropriate circumstances, current employees may also be required to submit to drug and/or alcohol testing. Family Preservation Services is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in the application process or if you are selected for an interview, please notify Human Resources. Family Preservation Services complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices.
FPS provides innovative and effective home and community-based services designed to assist in the support and preservation of families. We are known for providing "Human Services Without Walls" because our services are provided in the client's own environment. We do not own or operate a hospital or residential facility, choosing to serve clients in their homes, schools, neighborhoods and communities. Most of our clients are involved in government programs such as child welfare, Medicaid or Medicare.
To apply for the Mental Health Professional (MHP) position, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Katie Elizardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may fax it to 504-482-2735. (Posted 3/5/2015)
The Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Family & Children’s Services currently has positions available throughout the state and we are looking for qualified, energetic individuals to join our team! Mississippi Department of Human Services offers its employees many great benefits. Positions available include Family Protection Specialist; Family Protection Specialist, Sr.; Family Protection Specialist, Advanced; and Area Social Work Supervisor. Each of these positions comes with an opportunity to touch the lives of Mississippi’s most vulnerable children and families.
For more information, read the full job posting, or you can find an application online at http://mspb.ms.gov. If we can be of ANY assistance to you during the application process, please feel free to contact our Director of Workforce Development, Shannon Toth, via e-mail at Shannon.Toth@mdhs.ms.gov or by phone at (601) 359-4862. (Posted 3/4/15)
BHG Recovery, located in Gretna, is searching for a full-time counselor. This is a Monday – Friday (4:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.) position with a rotating Saturday shift (5 a.m. to 9 a.m.). The counselor is responsible for assisting patients in identifying, maximizing and relating their strengths to appropriate social, educational as well as vocational and occupational goals. The counselor is also responsible for helping the patients prepare and adjust to a drug free existence and to offer assistance (emotional and physical) in problematic issues.
For more information, visit www.bhgrecovery.com/getting-the-job or contact Jacinda Malveaux at email@example.com or at 972-391-4086. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 3/4/15)
Mississippi Children’s Home Society is searching for a counselor. The counselor will provide group and individual counseling services to DHS clients at South Mississippi Children’s Center (SMCC) as well as be responsible for creating a safe and supportive environment for clients served in the program and ensuring counseling notes for individuals served are documented. Qualifications including a Masters degree required, degree in Social Work preferred. LMSW, LPC or LMFT required. Previous experience with children and/or youth with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and their families is a plus. Must be able to effectively communicate through verbal/written expression and use appropriate telecommunication skills.
Peoples Health is searching for a Wellness Program Coordinator. The positions will develop and implement comprehensive senior-based evidence-based health programming and social activities for Wellness Center constituents while maintaining oversight of daily Center operations. This position will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day oversight and administration of the Senior and Wellness Center. Oversee and coordinate group wellness, evidence-based and therapy programming and various center-related activities. Oversee program instructors and direct client service providers while promoting Senior & Wellness program events and activities to the local senior community. This position will work on various collaborative initiatives with the New Orleans Council on Aging and other Peoples Health staff throughout the Peoples Health service area. Candidates should have two to four years of experience.
For more information, please read the full job description or contact Lori Sapia at 504-681-8669. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 2/20/15)
Pine Grove Behavioral Health Services is searching for a Child & Adolescent Clinical Social Worker.
This position provides individual, family and group therapy services. Participates in team staffing and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Conducts initial evaluations, and formulates treatment plans. Provides community education services as needed. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Master’s degree in Social Work required along with two years of clinical experience Mississippi LCSW also required.
To apply, visit www.forrestgeneral.com/applynow. (Posted 2/10/15)
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, is searching for a Social Work Counselor. The primary purpose of the Social Work Counselor position is to provide comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment and counseling services to individuals, families and groups to promote an appropriate adjustment to cancer from diagnosis through bereavement. Supports compliance with treatment protocols, advance care planning and assists with resource linkage as a part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
For more information or to apply, please read the full job description. If you have any questions, please contact Senior Recruiter Beth Price at 1-866 731 6827 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. (Posted 2/5/15)
Covenant Youth Empowerment is currently seeking Licensed Mental Health Professionals to administer services as well as fully licensed individuals to provide supervision and clinical direction for our staff. Covenant is a mental health counseling agency and Medicaid Provider servicing the greater Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, and now, the New Orleans, LA area. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from youths to adults. Our clients come from all backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs.
- Must be licensed in the state of Louisiana.
- Counselor must be capable of providing therapy to youths and adults.
- Minimum of Masters degree in counseling or social science field is required.
- Must be able to provide 5 references.
- Must have or qualify to obtain CPR, First Aid, and CPI licenses in the state of Louisiana
- Must have Essential Learning completed or be willing to complete program.
- Must have dependable transportation for travel to downtown and greater Louisiana area.
- Experience working with clients who suffer from substance abuse and mental health problems is a plus.
- The ability and knowledge to work with “high risk” individuals at times.
- Must be able to utilize great communication and analytical skills.
- Must have advanced knowledge of therapy application and mental health field.
- Must be able to submit all paperwork in timely manner.
Start The Adventure In Reading (STAIR), a local, volunteer-based non-profit literacy program that provides volunteers from throughout the community to tutor and mentor public school students who need help learning to read and are in danger of academic failure, is searching for an Executive Director. STAIR’s overall mission is to improve the reading skills and self-esteem of lower elementary school students.
The Executive Director reports to and is directly accountable to the Board of Directors. This position will lead, coordinate and manage the operations and activities of STAIR in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the organization. This individual will be responsible for six areas related to the continued growth, development and success of STAIR: Program Supervision, Volunteer Leadership, Public Relations, Development, Financial Accountability and Innovation.
For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, please provide a resume, three references, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and summarizing how your experience can ensure professional leadership, efficient management, and further STAIR’s mission. Electronic submission is required. Send materials to Lauren Wilson at email@example.com and place “Executive Director Search” in subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 2/3/15)
Denver Human Services is excited to announce the Odyssey Training Program. This program is specially designed for those new to the rewarding field of Social Case Work practice. This cohort-based approach will allow workers to complete their State mandated training in a supportive nurturing environment. In addition to the Colorado Child Welfare Academy, candidates selected for Odyssey will receive additional training, coaching and expert guidance. Following the successful completion of the training period, Social Case Workers will be placed in active roles in our 360 Team model in Intake, On-Going or Youth Services. Qualifies for student loan forgiveness.
Interested? Please visit www.denvergov.org/jobs Job Number TRNSCW012015 Bilingual Spanish Speakers are HIGHLY encouraged to apply!
PLEASE NOTE: Also seeking experienced Social Case Workers at the County level in any state. Please see our Social Case Worker Series for current job opportunities. (Job #SCW012015). (Posted 2/2/15)
For more information, please contact Kate Lufkin, LCSW, LICSW at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-678-7569. (Posted 2/2/15)
Absolute Health, a mental health rehabilitation service, is searching for mental health professionals to work in the river parishes of Louisiana. The Mental Health Professional will be responsible for providing approved Mental Health Rehabilitation services to assigned Clients on a one on one basis, has experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral and/or emotional and /or mental health problems. Our office is located in LaPlace, La.
Positions are available immediately, so please e-mail your resume to Mr. David Isom at email@example.com. (Posted 2/2/15)
Livington Youth and Family Counseling has an immediate opening for a social worker to work in community mental health. The Agency is a non-for-profit privately owned corporation that has been in existence for over 30 years. This agency has served Denham Springs and Livingston Parish with a focus on Youth and Their Families. As we are growing the agency has opened its doors to all ages and all forms of mental, behavioral, and situational issues that need support and skills building. The agency focuses on a Medical Model that is evidenced based and addresses all human domains. We also partner with Capital Area United Way and have Grants through the LCLE. We work with Victims of domestic and sexual crimes through those grants.
This is a time for someone who wants to experience growing an agency and assisting in its metamorphosis into a state of the art full services outpatient community mental health center. We are looking for a licensed or person prepared to obtain their licensure Masters of Social Work who desires full time work. Prefer a person whom speaks Spanish but this is not required.
If you are interested please contact the Executive Director, Kelvin D. McCoy at 225-665-7242. (Posted 1/22/15)
The Data Center, the most trusted resource for data about greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana, is searching for a new data analyst. Founded in 1997, we are fully independent and we are experts at bringing data together from multiple sources. Please read the full job description for more information.
Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Starting date is negotiable; however, filling the position by March 2015 is preferred. Applicants should e-mail a full resume complete with current software competencies, and names and contact information for three professional references, plus a cover letter describing career goals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state “Data Analyst” as the subject line. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications for the position will be considered. No phone calls please. Nonprofit Knowledge Works is an equal opportunity employer. (Posted 1/21/15)
The Start Corporation is searching for a Homebuilders Therapist. This is a full-time position that will provide Intensive Family Preservation Services as delineated in the HOMEBUILDERS® Standards, including crisis intervention, counseling, skill building, concrete services, and advocacy. This position reports to the program supervisor. Qualifications include a master’s degree in a social services field, and more information about the position can be found by reading the full job description.
To apply, contact Greg Gleason, LCSW-BACS at (985) 879-3966 or email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 1/20/15)