Social Worker Early Intervention - MA
Meeting Street, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to children and families in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, is seeking a motivated team player to serve as the Early Intervention Social Worker. The position reports to the Director of Early Intervention. This position will support children and families in Southeastern Massachusetts. This is a great opportunity to join Meeting Street where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work and live together.
Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community’s future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity and excellence.
As a Social Worker, you will partner with families with a high level of need, such as trauma, mental health, behavior challenges, substance abuse, housing instability and DCYF involvement to provide stabilizing supports that enable the family to best promote their child’s development. You will guide families through the eligibility process by providing initial contact and introduction to early intervention services, and perform the intake and evaluation of new clients. You will provide direct services to families by establishing and working towards family level goals, connecting, and introducing them to community resources, promoting advocacy, and consulting with external doctors and professionals. You will serve as a case manager by maintaining appropriate documentation and timelines for clients, and providing service coordination among a multi-disciplinary team of therapists and educators. You will support families in promoting their child’s development around parenting, behaviors, social/emotional needs, and establishing routines. You will work with school departments and other providers through the transition process and promote parent advocacy as clients prepare to discharge.
Meeting Street is currently offering a four-step $2,500 bonus to new employees for full-time, benefit eligible positions.
Full-time employees at Meeting Street enjoy low cost benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), vision insurance (VSP), employer-paid life insurance and long term disability, optional employee and dependent life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 5% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, paid time-off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days, BCBS Wellness Program, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program and much more!
We do not discriminate in services or employment based on ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.
The position requires that you are Licensed as a LCSW or LICSW in the state of Massachusetts.
You have experience providing support to children and/or families with complex dynamics and/or high level of needs.
You also have a Driver’s License and ability to provide own transportation to appointments.
COVID-19 vaccination is required.