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Social Worker

Job Details

Corporate Office - Cincinnati, OH
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$53,000.00 - $61,000.00
Up to 50%
Professional Services

Job Description

Social Worker


About the Position


CABVI (Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired) is currently seeking an experienced, capable, and highly motivated Social Worker to join our team! This is a full-time staff position reporting to the Social Services Manager. The social workers main function is to conduct initial client assessments for adult clients as requested; determine service plans and community resources when needed; and complete all necessary paperwork. Facilitate support groups and provide counseling as requested. The principal responsibilities for this position include:


  • Conducts initial intake assessments. Consults with CABVI staff and contact persons to formulate plans.
    • Schedules assessments within 10 working days after receipt of eye report.
    • Addresses client and family emotional needs in regard to vision loss.
    • Shows warmth and empathy and uses consumer friendly language when conversing with clients.
    • Informs client of appropriate services, accurately assesses clients readiness for service, and develops plan according to clients choices.
    • Discuss funding options with clients and complete appropriate documentation.
    • Utilizes current knowledge of community resources by appropriately referring callers to various resources.
    • Shows ability to work with diverse population.


  • Provides counseling, case management and support group services.
    • Identifies counseling/case management needs and requests.
    • Applies appropriate counseling/casework methods.
    • Facilitates support groups as requested.


  • Provide information and referral services to those contacting the agency.
    • Provide appropriate and accurate information to callers in a warm and empathetic manner.
    • Utilizes current knowledge of community resources by appropriately referring callers to various resources


  • Maintains accurate and timely information on client service. Prepares other service reports in a timely manner.
    • Prioritizes work for best service and timely completion.
    • Dictates assessments and submit paperwork to manager within 5 business days of completion of assessment.
    • Provides accurate and complete client information.
    • Submits Day Sheets within 24 hours, mileage reports monthly and other reports on a timely basis.


  • Initiate and actively participate in professional activities to help meet program or agency needs.
    • Actively participate in program planning, program development and identification of unmet needs.
    • Thorough preparation for projects and talks is made.
    • Complete projects within a set timeline.
    • Projects meet or exceed anticipated outcomes.
    • Collaborate with other staff as needed.
    • Handle tours and talks when requested

Applicant Requirements

Applicant Requirements


  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • Ohio Social Work License
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with use of computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work and interact with a diverse population
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor