Social Worker
Job Details
South School Site - West Mifflin, PA
Full Time
Nonprofit - Social Services

Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania is a national non-profit organization providing programs and services to individuals with disabilities and other special needs. We are celebrating over100th anniversary and are proud of our history! We looking to hire a dynamic and compassionate Social Worker to work between our North and South School Sites.

JOB SUMMARY

The Social Worker is non-exempt and is responsible for providing social services for family members of a child with a disability. The Social Worker will address problems or issues which may directly, or indirectly, impact the education and well-being of the child with the disability and their family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct supportive services and advocacy to children and their families. Institute case management services and referrals to community agencies, mental health professionals, and other resources for the child and/or family.
  • Implement interdisciplinary aspects of students’ current Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) which includes, but is not limited to: providing assistance in the classrooms, communication systems, behavioral interventions, feeding approaches, sensory diet, and mobility recommendations.
  • Serve as a liaison between employees providing educational and/or therapeutic services to children and their family members.
  • Serve as a liaison between Easterseals programs and community agencies, medical personnel, and local school districts and/or Intermediate Unit (IU) representatives.
  • Maintain written records pertaining to the child’s family, including social histories, semi-annual social service notes, family needs survey, correspondence, and other documentation as required by the program.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • PA Social Work License (or eligibility) required.
  • Completion of educational credits needed to maintain license/certification required.
  • Acceptable Criminal Record Check required.
  • Acceptable Child Abuse History Clearance required.
  • Acceptable FBI Clearance required.
  • Passing of physical examination and TB required.

Easterseals follows a typical school calendar in that we operate from late August–early June. The hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Our full-time, non-exempt Social Worker works a 6-hour day, just 30 hours per week, 1230 hours per year! The hourly rate is $20.38. The annual salary is $25,067. 

WHY WORK FOR US? We have a great team of people and it shows! We also have an excellent benefit package valued at $6K.

Thank you for your interest!

Easterseals is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

national origin, disability, use of medical marijuana or protected Veteran status.

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