Small Rockville Elder Law and Disability Rights law firm seeks LCSW-C Social Worker to join our dynamic team as Staff Social Worker. This exciting and challenging position requires good therapeutic and social skills to work closely with seniors, their families, medical professionals, hospital and nursing home staffers, and caregivers. Position requires excellent case management and clinical skills; a good eye for detail; and an enthusiasm for client advocacy. Staff Social Worker works closely with the attorneys and all other coworkers to improve quality of life for our clients. Often the Social Worker helps clients by translating the strange, complex, or traumatic, in a way both client and staff can understand.
Position requires local travel so must have own transportation. Social Worker will participate in conferences with clients at the law firm but is often out in the field visiting/assessing clients in long term care facilities or in their homes. Because of the nature of the work as an Elder Law and Disability Rights law firm, the Social Worker may be required to serve clients by doing some occasional weekend work and may be called on in emergency or crisis situations. Social Worker is continually networking and marketing to provide referrals. Position requires excellent documentation skills and the expectation that the Social Worker will stay current on professional journals, articles, and other relevant material. Social worker will assist in drafting and preparing relevant correspondence to clients. Some experience in the field of geriatrics is preferred.
How To Apply
(1) send your resume
(2) send a cover letter
(3) include your salary requirement
(4) “salary negotiable” is NOT acceptable
(5) applications with no salary requirement will not be considered
(6) include a telephone number at which you can be reached between 9:30am and 4:30pm for a preliminary telephone interview
Thank you for your interest. We look forward to your responsive application.
Job Type: Part-time