Social Worker Assistant

Post Date: November 15, 2016

 

POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER ASSISTANT

RESPONSIBLE TO: Social Work Supervisor, Hong Fook Center

COMMITMENT (HOURS): 40 hours per week

STATUS: Non-Exempt (3 months orientation period)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

 

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Social Work Supervisor, the Part-time Social Worker Assistant will provide social work services to the participants of Hong Fook Centers.  This will include intake of prospective participant, provide language assistance services, work with other team members to provide care management services to the participants, and assist the Social Work Supervisor in the psycho-social assessment of the participants.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Introduce Hong Fook Adult Day Health Care programs to prospective participants
and their family.
• Perform intake, home visit and initial assessment of potential participants for services.
• Follow-up on the process to bring participants in for program assessment, including
getting medical reports, scheduling transportation, and notifying team members.
• Enrollment of program participants including explanation of program rules and
participant rights and assisting new participants’ adjustment to the program.
• Provide care management services to the participants.
• Assist program participants to obtain needed services and benefits and to act as
liaison with outside agencies.
• Interpret various services or benefit notices and medical insurance statements to
program participants or family members.
• Assist the Social Work Supervisor in the periodic assessment of program participants,
and to maintain current written records in compliance with licensing requirement.
• Assist in or help conduct support groups for program participants.
• Participate in and help organize out-reach activities to the target frail elderly and
disabled adult population.
• Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
• Perform other appropriate tasks deemed necessary by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS:

• BA in Social Work or related field
• Experienced and interested in working with frail elderly or the disabled population.
• Able to work in a diversified environment.
• Able to work independently and as member of a multidisciplinary team.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to make public presentation a plus.
• Bilingual in English and Cantonese/Mandarin desirable; ability to communicate in
one of the targeted Asian languages (Vietnamese, Filipino, other Southeast Asian
language and Korean) desirable.
• Flexible in work shifts to meet program needs.
• Procession of a valid CA driver license and have the use of a reliable automobile desirable.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks.
ADA REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to communicate clearly with others.
• Ability to see and hear in order to interact with others.
• Ability to use a computer.
• To lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
• Vision 20/20 with correction.
SALARY RANGE: Depends on experience.
TO APPLY: Send, fax or e-mail resume to: Human Resources, Family Bridges, Inc.,
168 – 11th Street, Oakland, CA 94607,      Fax:  (510) 839 – 2435

Family Bridges, Inc. is a non-profit multi-services community based organization that has been serving the Asian American communities in the East Bay for more than 45 years.  Family Bridges is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.