Primary Responsibilities include:
- Work as an onsite social worker and member of the SNUG team in order to support SNUG staff in their current work with high-risk individuals affected by community violence
- Work with victims of community violence and their families and provide them with either short or longer-term therapeutic services
- Work with the SNUG staff to regularly debrief, process traumatic incidents, and manage the day-to-day stress of this work; provide ongoing training for staff and provide guidance in their work with clients
- Create onsite programming including support groups for staff, participants, families of homicide victims, etc.
- Supervise a site-based case manager who will assist in providing case management services to all victims of crime
- Respond with SNUG team to violent incidents in the community, attend SNUG outreach events, and make home visits to victims and families when appropriate
- Develop relationships with hospitals and other crime victim service providers in order to ensure crime victims know about and utilize SNUG services; will be required to maintain adequate caseload
- Participate in ongoing trauma training phone calls and weekly onsite clinical supervision with DCJS
- Adhere to all documentation and database requirements and accurately track work in accordance with FCA and VOCA reporting standards
- Willingness to travel to training and conferences
- Be available to support SNUG team in emergency situations regarding incidents with staff or participants
- Ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends) when necessary
- Assume other tasks and responsibilities as assigned to ensure the effective operation of the program.
Qualifications and Requirements include:
- Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited University
- LMSW or LCSW required
- 2 years of experience working in or near the SNUG target areas
- A valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history. Own motor vehicle, properly insured and registered in NYS, to drive to client's home and other worksites.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and the ability readily adapt to program specific software.
- Full Time, 35 hours per week.
- Medical, dental, life, and STD/LTD Insurance, and employer contributed pension. Accessibility to other voluntary benefits (Cancer Care, TDA, etc.)
- 10 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 agency holidays, and 2 floating holidays per year.