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.
Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute is seeking qualified applicants to work as a Lead Clinician with Camp Ghigau in Tamassee, South Carolina. This position serves in a non-residential capacity to coordinate clinical service and assist in best practices programming in a residential experiential/behavior modification program for non-violent juvenile offenders. For more information, please read the full job description.
If interested in this position, please send your resume and references to Laura Reeves, LRVS@clemson.edu or 698 Concord Church Rd., Pickens, SC 29671. Application deadline is March 6. (Posted 2/19/14)
Healthy Start New Orleans is recruiting for a licensed social worker, counselor, or other human service professional to provide case management and home visiting services to families on who are expecting a child or have a child under two years old. This is a 12 week temporary position. For more information, please read the full job description.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and completed job application (attached) to Karmen McKinley at email@example.com. (Posted 2/10/14)
Anioma Behavioral Health is searching for a licensed mental health professional. This position is responsible for all clinical services and supervision of all non-licensed staff at a mental health rehabilitation agency. Anioma Behavioral Health is located at 10001 Lake Forest Blvd., Ste. 616.
To apply or for more information, please contact Ifeanyi Okpalobi at 504-240-3056 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 2/10/14)
Sunrise of Metairie is searching for a recent grad who has a background in counseling, gerontology, social work, or recreational therapy to fill a Life Enrichment Manager position. This position has a broad scope of responsibilities but the positions primary role is to work with seniors with memory loss in an Assisted Living Environment. Specifically, the ideal candidate would be able to successfully validate, redirect, and reassure a person with memory loss. The ideal candidate would work both individually and with small groups. The candidate would also help with planning and conducting activities.
For more information or to apply, please contact Reminiscence Coordinator Jill Dellich at 504-779-3006 or Metairie.email@example.com. (Posted 2/10/14)
Hancock County Department of Human Services current has five (5) positions that they want to fill immediately. They want to interview as soon as possible.
See this flyer for details and application instructions. Interested persons are also asked to e-mail Theresa.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com in the Hancock County office to advise them of their interest. (Posted 1/30/14)
NO/AIDS Task Force is searching for Bilingual Medical Case Manager (Spanish).
Brief description of the responsibilities: Provide medical case management services to individuals living with HIV and AIDS. Services provided include eligibility screening and needs assessment, linkage to medical and psychosocial services, and referral and follow-up for community support services with an emphasis on treatment adherence counseling and monitoring, and the provision of health related education.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements/Preferences:Master’s degree in Social Work or Public Health or a Registered Nurse demonstrating strong interpersonal and assessment skills is preferred. An ideal candidate would have experience working with HIV positive individuals or in a related health field, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment is essential. The applicant MUST demonstrate fluency both written and spoken Spanish, as well as possess strong written and verbal English language skills. Must have reliable transportation, and proof of car insurance (if applicable) to travel throughout the community as required.
To apply for this position, please fill out the online application for employment (preferred method) which allows you to upload a cover letter and resume at the end of the process. You can also send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. (Posted 1/14/14)
Napa State Hospital is accepting applications for Clinical Social Worker positions. Napa State Hopspital is an intensive inpatient psychiatric facility serving both forensic and civilly-committed patients. Social Workers work as members of interdisciplinary treatment teams and serve as clinicians, therapists, and case managers for their clients.
All unlicensed Social Workers will receive weekly BBS-compliant supervision from an LCSW. Experience is available in group and individual therapy, substance abuse treatment, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, and a wide range of other treatment and intervention modalities. Starting salary for an unlicensed ASW is currently over $60,000 per year. All candidates must have a Masters of Social Work degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
If you are interested in working for a great hospital please contact:
Adam Kleinhenz, LCSW
Napa State Hospital: Department of Social Work Services
2100 Napa Vallejo Hwy.
Napa, CA. 94558
Email: Adam.Kleinhenz@nsh.dsh.ca.gov. (Posted 12/17/13)
Absolute Health, a mental health rehabilitation service, is searching for both full-time and part-time licensed mental health professionals (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APRN, Licensed Psychologists) certified to work in mental health/psychosocial behavior in the river parishes of Louisiana. Candidates will evaluate the performance, supervise and train unlicensed staff members, conduct clinical evaluations of clients, write treatment plans, and be team oriented. CANS and 1915(I) certification training will be required. Absolute Health is located in LaPlace, La.
Positions are available immediately, so please e-mail your resume to Mr. David Isom at email@example.com. (Posted 12/17/13)
Tulane’s Academic Services Center for Student Athletes (ASC) is looking for tutors and educational assistants to work with our students.
Educational Assistants are Graduate Students who work one-on-one with at-risk student-athletes to strengthen their time management, organization, writing, and study skills based on their learning style. These services and support are designed to facilitate the growth of each student-athlete into a confident and independent individual. Tutors assist student-athletes in developing their knowledge of course materials. Tutors provide interactive, objective based tutoring, and employ subject specific study techniques.
To apply or for more information, please contact Meredith Krall at 504-862-8202 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 12/9/13)
Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services in Hattiesburg, Mississippi has several job openings. Since 1984, Pine Grove has offered a continuum of addiction services ranging from outpatient to inpatient and residential treatment for adults, children and adolescents suffering from psychiatric and addictive diseases. Specialized services include the treatment of addictions, eating disorders, and professionals struggling with interpersonal difficulties. The Pine Grove Mission is to be a leader in healing and changing lives by providing the highest quality behavioral health services.
For more information about the job openings, please click here. (Posted 12/9/13)
The Metropolitan Center for Women and Children is searching for a Program Director. Qualifications include an LCSW, computer literacy, ability to work flexible works and fluency in Spanish preferred. Salary will be between $40,000 and $65,000.
Memorial Behavioral Health in Gulfport, Miss., is currently accepting applications for a full-time outpatient therapist (LCSW), and for a LMSW, LMFT, or LPC - Both full and part-time positions, inpatient.
For more information about these positions, please contact Randy Kirksey, Clinical Manager at 228-575-1812. (Posted 12/5/13)
Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute is looking to hire recent graduates in the field of clinical/social work and/or psychology to work as a field instructor with its outdoor youth development program in Summerton, South Carolina and to work at Camp Ghigau, located in Tamassee, S.C.
The outdoor youth development program (alternative school) is located at Camp Bob Cooper in Summerton, S.C., and Clemson is seeking two instructors to work with this program for the Spring 2014 semester. The program has a staff of four that work with 20-25 students. Please read the job description for the outdoor youth development program here to apply.
The residential program, Camp Ghigau consists of youth (female) between the ages of 11 and 16 who are considered juvenile offenders. The field instructors will be with the children throughout the day making sure they get through their daily activities. Please read the job description for the Camp Ghigau position here to apply. (Posted 12/3/13)
Open Door Mission Foundation in Houston is searching for a social work case manager. Duties include providing long term, medical case management for men actively recovering from injury or illness in the Russell M. Scott Convalescent Care Center (RMSCCC); assessing psychosocial and medical needs and facilitate procurement of resources for clients; assisting clients with goal setting (both short- and long-term) monitoring progress, and providing follow-ups; facilitating psycho-educational groups and providing brief clinical interventions for clients; and providing case management for clients in the drug/alcohol recovery and work programs.
Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Salary range is $30,000 to 40,000 depending on experience. LMSW preferred; but will consider GSW/MSW (recent graduate). Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Familiarity with services and resources for the homeless desired. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.
To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Director of Social Services Kirsten C. Besch, LMSW, MPH, at email@example.com. No phone calls please. (Posted 12/3/13)
The City of New Orleans Health Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Program Coordinator for the Municipal Court Community Alternatives Program (CAP). The Program Coordinator must have knowledge of the New Orleans Criminal Justice System, problem-solving court models, case management principals, and general program development and administration. The Program Coordinator is responsible for implementing the program, managing its operations in coordination with the CAP Judge, and ensuring service provision to all participants. The Program Coordinator should have strong leadership skills and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience providing mental health case management to justice-involved individuals with mental health issues or providing direct service to individuals with mental illness in the justice system, preferably through a problem-solving court or diversion program. A Juris Doctorate or a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, criminal justice, a social science or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
For more information, please read the full job description. Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Chris Gunther, Violence & Behavioral Health Program Lead at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 12/3/13)
The University of South Alabama, one of the fastest growing universities in the South, is searching for two full-time social workers.
The Social Worker position provides therapeutic treatment and delivers evidence based prevention and intervention programs to adults, children, and families in Mobile and Baldwin counties; builds mental and behavioral health treatment capacity and increases literacy to help communities along the Gulf Coast prepare for future man-made and natural disasters; provides psychosocial and mental health assessments, consultations and direct services; collaborates with multidisciplinary field team members to plan and coordinate treatment; recommends therapeutic remedies; coordinates case services; utilizes crisis prevention/intervention and conflict resolution strategies to render appropriate and immediate guidance to clients in crisis or in immediate need of clinical services; travels to various locations throughout the community including homes, schools, and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), to deliver evidence-based training, assessment, and individual and group services to students, families, and school employees; provides advocacy for students, families and schools by referring/collaborating with community agencies to connect clients with needed services; maintains written records of therapy; collects data and prepares reports according to established policy and outcome measures; conducts program and service evaluations; establishes supportive strength-based services in trauma, disaster response, resiliency, and prevention of public health problems; contributes to community needs assessments and partners with appropriate community resources to develop ways to meet identified service gaps; participates in training community health workers from the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) to increase the Gulf Coast region's resilience in the face of ongoing and additional traumas; partners with the local school systems and FQHCs to make high-quality and sustainable mental and behavioral health services available to children and families; supports children, adolescents and adults by addressing social, family and environmental factors affecting the ability to be successful academically and socially; educates parents about resources and assistance available in the community; facilitates workshops on trauma and disaster response, recovery and resilience; implements evidence based prevention and intervention programs as requested by community stakeholders; collaborates with other GRHOP partners to develop a sustainable Quad State Consortium dedicated to addressing behavioral and mental health needs in coastal communities in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana; networks with local, state and national organizations, GRHOP grant partners and universities for future program development; attends training opportunities to stay abreast of techniques to address mental health needs and children and adults; follows appropriate policies and procedures of the University and assigned school district including those relating to safety and confidentiality of clients; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.
Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in social work from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama; or bachelor's degree in social work and two years of social work experience; or bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of social work experience; and current licensure as a social worker. Licensure with the state of Alabama as a social worker must be obtained within six months of employment. Education or experience with a therapeutic focus is preferred.
For more information or to apply, please click here.(Posted 12/2/13)
Behavioral Health Group -- New Orleans Narcotic Treatment Clinic is searching for a substance abuse counselor. Counselors provide patient-centered, solution therapy and supportive services for patients in an outpatient medication maintenance program. Counselors are required to meet with patients on a monthly basis and utilize elements of motivational interviewing, mindfulness, CBT and 12 Steps. Counselors accurately document and maintain all patient records in order to comply with Joint Commission standards. Counselors also participate in weekly staff and treatment team meetings to ensure a high level of patient care.
Job location will be in Gretna, and the salary range is dependent on experience and qualifications. Qualifications include CSW, LMSW, LCSW, CIT, LAC, LPC or LCDC.
For more information or to apply, contact Amanda Karistai, LMSW, at 972-391-4097 or at email@example.com. (Posted 10/15/13)
Northlake Behavioral Health System in Mandeville is searching for social workers. Northlake Behavioral Health Systems is a private psychiatric hospital providing inpatient, outpatient and residential treatments. There currently are openings for social workers in its admissions, IOP/PHP and acute inpatient departments. Social workers are needed to provide a range of services including (but not limited to): clinical assessments, individual and group psychotherapy, psycho-social evaluations, family sessions, etc. LMSW or LCSW preferred, and salary is dependent on experience.
For more information or to apply, contact Nicole Messa-Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.northlakebehavioralhealth.com. (Posted 9/23/1
Project Lazarus is searching for a Substance Abuse Counselor. Project Lazarus helps heal and empower people living with HIVAIDS by focusing on wellness, providing housing and offering important support services. Candidates will assess the substance abuse treatment needs of residents and provides direct therapeutic services to individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse disorders, and co-occurring mental illness. Graduate of an accredited school with a Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or a related field, MUST BE LICENSED; 3 years minimum experience in mental health field or licensed Substance Abuse Counselor.
For more information or to apply, read the full job description or contact Anjanette Wall, Director of Administration, at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until: position is filled. (Posted 9/16/13)
The John J. Hainkel, Jr. Home & Rehabilitation Center is searching for a Adult Day Health Center Social Worker. Under the direction of the Director of the Adult Day Health Center, the Social Worker provides social services to ADHC clients through assessment of client needs and effective, timely response to the social service needs of clients.
Minimum qualifications required:
To apply or for more information, please contact Mary Brooks Rodrigue at Marybrooks.Rodrigue@hainkelhome.com or 504-896-5903. (Posted 8/20/13)
The Guidance Center, Inc. is looking for Master level clinicians. The position will provide counseling and skill building to a diverse patient population (ages 3 and up). The Guidance Center, Inc. provides behavioral health services throughout the metro area. Services include but are not limited to mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, assessment and referral services, crisis intervention, medication management, community programming, parenting, and continuous education for mental health professionals.
TGC provides services in client's homes, schools, employment location or other appropriate community locations and our clinics and emphasize cognitive/behavioral treatment, solution focused and problem solving modalities; our clinicians also provide play therapy and client and person centered interventions.
This position is full time. TGC provides paid time for client contact via phone, and also an expense allowance to help defray costs of delivering services (i.e. cell phone, gas, consumables). Benefits include life insurance for regular full time staff; access to over 160 hours of CE each year; this training is accepted by both the LCSW and LPC board in satisfaction of continuing education requirements; licensure supervision for full time LMSWs and LPC-Interns through our LCSW-BACSs and LPC-Ss; access to low cost group short term disability, hospital indemnity, cancer and accident payment policies; dental and vision plans for regular full time staff; up to 2 weeks of paid annual leave; and nine paid holidays. There is room for advancement and several of our Master Level therapists have become licensed and moved into a supervisory role. Before a formal job offer can be made, applicant will be subjected to a LA State Police background check and also be drug free which will be verified by drug screen.
TGC has positions at its St. Bernard and New Orleans locations- when applying please indicate if you have a preference for location or are available for all locations. Qualifications include a master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field.
To apply, contact Jessica Griffin at (504) 278-4006 or at Jessica@guidance-center.com. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. (Posted 8/7/13)
Magellan Behavioral Health has been awarded one of the contracts to deliver the Military & Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program and is providing the majority of rotational and on-demand counselors in the United States for this important program.
Magellan’s MFLC rotational employees provide short-term, situational, problem-solving, non-medical, “walk-around” counseling services to active duty military members serving in all branches of the military, the National Guard and Reserves and their family members. The MFLC Program includes a Child and Youth Behavioral Counseling Program (CYB) specifically for young family members.
Magellan continues to actively recruit MFLC adult counselors, MFLC embedded counselors, Special Operation Command (SOCOM) counselors, CYB school-based counselors, and CYB child development center or youth program counselors to become rotational employees. Magellan is especially interested in counselors who are local to a military installation and who have prior experience working with military members and their families. In addition, Magellan offers opportunities for counselors with proven leadership experience to work as MFLC regional directors and regional supervisors.
If you are interested in being part of the Magellan solution for MFLC in rotational assignments as a Magellan employee, please establish a profile in the Magellan Health Services Career site. An online profile will be required of all applicants who wish to become Magellan employees. You may also call 1-860-507-1812 for additional information.
Magellan also continues to seek counselors for on-demand (1-3 days) and surge (1-3 months) assignments. If you are interested in being contacted to learn more about joining the MFLC program in these shorter term assignments, please take our short survey to tell us more about yourself and your interests, or call 1-800-424-6040 to speak with Magellan. If you decide you would like to pursue becoming a Magellan employee for longer term rotations, please establish a profile in the Magellan Health Services Career site or call 1-860-507-1812.
In order to perform MFLC duties, all counselors (those in rotational employee positions as well as network providers in on-demand and surge assignments) must meet certain quality and credentialing requirements, including evidence of independent licensure, confirmation of education, successful completion of a criminal history background check including fingerprints, successful completion of a drug screen (employees only), as well as successful completion of a comprehensive Magellan MFLC training program.
After applying for a Magellan rotational employee position or an on-demand or surge assignment, Magellan will contact you shortly for follow-up and next steps. You may call 1-800-424-6040 with any questions, as well. (Posted 8/6/13)
The Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) is seeking a Client Advocate to work in the OPD Client Services Division. OPD provides representation to indigent criminal defendants in Orleans Parish. OPD is committed to excellence in the provision of legal services for indigent defendants and holistic, client-centered representation that respects the humanity and dignity of those accused of crimes.
Client Advocates work directly with clients and attorneys to advocate for alternatives to detention and mitigate the collateral consequences of incarceration. Client advocates assist attorneys at all stages of our clients’ involvement with the criminal justice system, from their first appearance in criminal court through the pre-trial process and, if applicable, through trial, sentencing, post-sentencing, and/or re-entry. Client advocates could work with a client through one or all of those stages, depending on the client’s individual needs. Each client advocate works closely with a group of attorneys to provide additional support for their clients. This includes: bond exhaustion, coordination with clients’ families, placement/referral services, medical advocacy, jail security and safety assistance, and record compilation. Client advocates must communicate with various law enforcement, medical, and social service provision agencies in order to facilitate positive outcomes for clients. The Client Advocate’s work requires frequent jail visits and thorough coordination with attorneys and social workers within the office.
Qualifications include knowledge of the criminal justice system and court proceedings; knowledge of community programs and their eligibility requirements; and experience working with incarcerated/formerly incarcerated people are preferred but not required. Other qualifications include strong organization; ability to prioritize; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; and effective oral and written communication with fellow staff, criminal justice community members, and people from various social-economic backgrounds. The qualified applicant must have the ability to work independently as well as on a team in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment. The position is full-time.
To apply, please send: a cover letter explaining your interest in the position; a resume; and a list of three references to Megan Faunce, Orleans Public Defenders, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax at 504-821-5285, or mail at 2601 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The OPD is an equal opportunity employer. No phone call please. (Posted 7/16/13)
Tulane School of Social Work, 6823 St. Charles Ave., Building 9, New Orleans, LA 70118 800-631-8234 email@example.com