School Social Worker

Scarborough, Maine

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 793827

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1665 / Week

Posted Date: 6/7/2024

Scarborough, Maine

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1665 / Week

Job ID: 793827

Posted Date: 6/7/2024

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$45 – 47 / hour

The Social Worker collaborates with the multidisciplinary team and provides input in the development of the IHP/IEP for students requiring social work intervention and support in the school setting.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes a set of rules and procedures that are appropriate for therapeutic setting and are within the parameter of the full instructional program
  • Designs and develops appropriate individualized service plans that are based on the IEP and supports the curriculum using diagnostic information from a variety of assessments and assessment processes
  • Uses available and appropriate resources as a bridge to the instructional program
  • Effectively transitions students from therapy to classroom and classroom to therapy
  • Plans in collaboration with the educational team for the prevention and intervention of inappropriate behaviors, while maintaining the dignity of the student
  • Engages student in providing positive feedback using effective reinforcement techniques
  • Interacts effectively with (a) students, (b)family members, (c)educational team members, and (d) professionals outside the organization
  • Knowledgeable about general development and the impact of the disability on the student and his/her family
  • Utilizes community, state and national resources where necessary to promote the safety and welfare of students
  • Collaborates with all assigned students and educational support staff as well as any assigned student teachers, interns, and volunteers working in the school for the welfare and safety of all students while in the classroom, on school grounds, during before and after-school activities
  • Adheres to Amergis and District policies and procedures 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Holds a Professional Educator License with School Social Worker (SSW) endorsement as required by state, contract and/or facility
  • May be required to have MSW or LCSW per state, contract or facility
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required 
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Please note that this pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position based on the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to location, experience, and other variable factors.
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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