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Employment Opportunities

The School of Social Work not only aims to educate its students with the best and latest practices, but we hope to aid our alumni and recent graduates gain employment in the social work field. Below is a list of the latest jobs available in the social work field both locally and across the nation. The list is updated as now jobs become available. Please do not contact the school for information about a particular job; instead, contact the organization listing the job with any questions you may have. Good luck in your job search!

If you are an organization wishing to post your job with the Tulane School of Social Work, please complete and return the TSSW Job Posting Application via fax to (504) 862-8727 or e-mail Mel'isa Morel with the details. Postings are listed for one month and can be extended at the request of the employing agency.

Job Listings

Miller Mitigation Supervisor

The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights seeks an experienced mitigation supervisor to serve as a critical member of LCCR’s Miller defense team. The Miller Mitigation Supervisor will supervise five mitigation specialists working as members of defense teams for children and adults convicted as children who face life without parole (LWOP) sentences in pretrial, sentencing and re-sentencing litigation. The Miller Mitigation Supervisor will also carry a caseload of Miller clients. The position is located in New Orleans.

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play an integral role in the development of best practices for mitigation specialists and defense teams working with children who face LWOP sentences in Louisiana. Strong candidates will have significant mitigation investigation experience in capital and/or Miller litigation; experience developing comprehensive biopsychosocial histories; substantive knowledge of adolescent development and the jurisprudence surrounding children in the adult justice system; familiarity with medical and mental health issues; a demonstrated commitment to juvenile justice and criminal justice reform; and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of people.

LCCR places a high value on diversity in our workplace. Formerly incarcerated individuals, people of color, women, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Regional Mitigation Specialist

The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks five experienced mitigation specialists to serve as critical members of LCCR’s Miller defense teams. The Miller Mitigation Specialists will work as members of defense teams for children and adults convicted as children who face life without parole (LWOP) sentences in pretrial, sentencing and re-sentencing litigation.

One mitigation specialist will be located in and responsible for cases in each of the following regions: Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish, Baton Rouge, Alexandria, and Lake Charles. Mitigation specialists must live in or be willing to relocate to the region for which they are applying.

This is an opportunity for highly motivated individuals to play an integral role in the development of best practices for defense teams working with children who face LWOP sentences in Louisiana. Strong candidates will have significant investigative and/or mitigation investigation experience; familiarity with comprehensive biopsychosocial histories; substantive knowledge of adolescent development and the jurisprudence surrounding children in the adult justice system; familiarity with mental health issues; a demonstrated commitment to juvenile justice and criminal justice reform; and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of people.

LCCR places a high value on diversity in our workplace. Formerly incarcerated individuals, people of color, women, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Full Time Therapist (PLPC, LPC, LMSW, or LCSW)

Beacon Outpatient,  Metairie LA

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Must be licensed by the State where your hiring facility is located by either LPC, PLPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT
2. 1 year of therapy experience, behavioral health setting preferred.
3. Certification in Basic Life Support required.
4. Certification in non-violent crisis intervention.

Interested applicants apply at:
https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=beacon%20hospital%20management&l=New%20Orleans%2C%20LA&ts=1536869466750&rq=1&vjk=a092a262291e7b7a
 
Or email resume to: jaimer@beaconbh.com

Kinship Center is seeking an Executive Director

Kinship Center, a 40-year old nonprofit senior activities center, seeks a dynamic, friendly, and professional person to fill the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and holds primary responsibility for managing and growing daily operations of the program. Kinship Center is a rewarding, warm place to work with a dedicated staff, board, and volunteers to serve older adults in Orleans Parish. The Executive Director is responsible for fundraising for an annual budget around $175,000 to support programs for about 150 seniors.

The typical workday is Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm with a half hour lunch period and two 15 minute breaks available. Programs typically take place between 9am and 2:30pm. Some Saturdays and evenings (fundraisers, board meetings) throughout the year required and some programs, such as field trips, last beyond the typical workday hours. Generous vacation and personal/sick leave available after successful probation period. No other benefits, but some flex-time or work-off-site days may be available in negotiation with the Board. The salary range is $34,000 – $38,000 depending on budget and qualifications. Salary increases negotiable with the Board of Directors upon evidence of successful relevant fundraising after initial six months and then annually.

Qualifications

Knowledge:

  • Relevant college degree
  • Positive experience with the elderly and understanding of aging issues

Personal Qualities:

  • Mature and outgoing positive personality
  • Patience, empathy, and ability to relate to diverse individuals
  • Ability to manage and support 3 staff and 20+ volunteers
  • Ability to create strong partnerships to support programs and Kinship operations

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with small nonprofit management, including programming, funding, budgets, accounting, HR, operations
  • Grant writing and ability to raise money from individual donors, through contracts, through corporate sponsorships, and from foundations
  • Computer experience and familiarity with Google Suite, Google Drive, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 10, Quickbooks and donor database management and client management software
  • Creative ability to generate content (social media, newsletters, donor appeals, etc.) and tell the Kinship story

Kinship Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send resume and cover letter to kinshipnola.board@gmail.com by July 26th. However, job will remain open until filled.

Social Worker – Ambulatory - New Orleans, LA Ochsner Health System

This job engages in advanced clinical social work practice in the medical setting based on the application of social work theory, knowledge, ethics and methods to restore or enhance, social, psychosocial or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities. Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of prevention, assessment and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders; engages in multi-disciplinary treatment planning and clinical social work duties and coordinates and implements complex discharge plans through the use of Ochsner and community-based services.

Job Duties

  • Interviews and assesses patients and assists throughout patient care plan.
  • Identifies and provides helpful resources to patients and families.
  • Maintains patient records and documents and communicates critical information to the medical team.
  • Participates in on-call rotation.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Education 

Required - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)

 

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Social Worker LCSW – Telephonic/ Outpatient - Northshore Region Ochsner Health System

This job engages in advanced clinical social work practice in the medical setting based on the application of social work theory, knowledge, ethics and methods to restore or enhance, social, psychosocial or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities. Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of prevention, assessment and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders; engages in multi-disciplinary treatment planning and clinical social work duties and coordinates and implements complex discharge plans through the use of Ochsner and community-based services.

Job Duties

  • Interviews and assesses patients and assists throughout patient care plan.
  • Identifies and provides helpful resources to patients and families.
  • Maintains patient records and documents and communicates critical information to the medical team.
  • Participates in on-call rotation.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Education 

Required - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)

 

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority is currently seeking dynamic applicants for the role of full-time or part-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker at one or more of our multiple clinics located in Southwest Louisiana. 

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide assessment, implementation of treatment plans, and counseling. 

Qualifications

  • A master's degree in social work plus three years of professional level social services experience
  • Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCW) by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners

Please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/2061474/social-worker-4-lcsw to apply and/or contact Gizzatta Johnson by email at gizzatta.johnson@la.gov.

Mental Health Professional (MHP)

Overview:

*We provide home and community-based services to clients in St. Bernard and neighboring parishes.

*We provide our clinicians with ongoing training and support, continuing education, flexible work schedules and a positive work culture.

*As a Master-level Mental Health Professionals (MHP) at the Guidance Center, you will provide home and community based services to a diverse client population.

* You must be available for frequent evening and occasional weekend appointments due to client availability.

*Services include but are not limited to mental health counseling, co-occurring disorders treatment, assessment and referral services, crisis intervention, medication management, parenting education and skill building to clients throughout the Greater New Orleans area.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and time management skills as well as a desire to grow professionally under the guidance of a licensed clinician. Experience in the behavioral health field is not required, however would be very beneficial. 
 
Required Education: Master's Degree in a human service

Benefits:

  •  Expense Allowance
  • 5 weeks of paid time off during the first year
  • Low Cost Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Access to over 70 hours of CE each year

Compensation will be discussed in detail during the initial interview.

Hours: Evening(Flexible). This position is FT with an expectation to work 40 hours a week. Most work starts in the Evenings. Not required to report to the office unless for team meeting or supervision. Not required to work weekends.

The Guidance Center provides a positive work culture and a place where staffs are happy to come to work.It is the policy of The Guidance Center to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Guidance Center will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Before a formal job offer can be made, the applicant will be subjected to a LA State Police background check TB test, and drug screen.

Job Type: Full-time 
 
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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager, Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children

POSITION: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager, Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

STATUS: Exempt, Full Time

TRAVEL: Local and overnight travel required

Jewish Family Service (JFS) a non-profit social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening, and enhancing the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of the life cycle, seeks a bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager to provide post release, follow up services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position of Case Manager is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC.  The Case Manager will be responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC; developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; and maintaining case files.  The Case Manager will provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require. The case manager will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices. The Case Manager will also build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitate access/remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database.  Additionally, the Case Manager will be responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with headquarters staff.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) or equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral science equivalent. Master’s degree (MA or MSW) preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children. Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation. Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources. Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Some overnight travel is required. Fluency reading and speaking Spanish required. Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people.

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@jfsneworleans.org.