Social Service Worker (SSW) - Rehabilitation Services (SRS)

Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2018-1690
# of Openings
1
Category
Direct Care

Overview

Are you inspired by helping others? We are seeking an exceptional, full-time, professional, dedicated, customer-service focused Social Service Worker (SSW) for our Rehabilitation Services (SRS) program. You would work as part of an outstanding, multi-disciplinary clinical team whose focus is providing specialized long-term medical case management services for a nursing home-based population.

 

Valley Behavioral Health's Specialized Rehabilitation Services (SRS) is a professional, community-based, therapeutic services organization with team members operating programs that provide medication management as well as individualized and group therapy for adults 20 years of age and older residing in extended care facilities (i.e. nursing homes, assisted living, etc.) who are experiencing medical issues accompanied by mental health disorders. We have a well-trained and caring staff of therapists, psychiatrists, case managers, social workers and medical staff. We are a Utah based company with operations in Salt Lake City.

 

Location:  

2472 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

 

Pay:  Commensurate with experience

 

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (hours may vary with client needs)

 

Benefits:   Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including 401k with matching, health and dental, health savings plans and an Employee Assistance Program. Other important benefits include life and disability insurance plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, sick leave, flexible spending plans and paid holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluating potential enrollees for discharge from nursing homes to a less restrictive community placement while maintaining their health and safety
  • Coordinating all facets of medical and psycho-social care
  • Working closely with a multi-disciplinary team.  
  • Link and coordinate services based on the needs of the individual being served in order to maintain health and safety

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in social work or a related field from an accredited university/college
  • Have a Social Service Worker License current in the State of Utah
  • You enjoy working with a primarily older adult population
  • You are proficient in using MS Office, social media and you have an ability to learn new software programs quickly
  • You are highly organized
  • You naturally have excellent communication skills when collaborating with community partners, nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • You are a thorough, tenacious problem solver.
  • You thrive in an independent work environment.
  • You enjoy spending time with people and interacting with them
  • Professionalism and a standard of excellent customer service is second nature!

Valley Behavioral Health, located in Salt Lake City UT, is a nonprofit network of clinics providing treatment for behavioral issues, addictions, psychiatric conditions, autism and other chronic health conditions. We offer residential facilities and outpatient treatment programs tailored to people of all ages and in every social, cultural and economic walk of life.

 

If you are passionate to help those who face some of life’s greatest challenges or have a desire to make a difference in the lives of children with autism, those with a psychiatric disorder, chronic health condition or addiction, this is the place for you!

 

Valley Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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