May 06, 2024

Bilingual Social Worker/Clinician for Family Support

$62,500 - $70,000 yearly
  • Room to Grow
  • 424 East 147th Street, The Bronx, NY, USA
Full-Time Social Work/Mental Health

Job Description

Make an impact and join a team that is dedicated to your growth! We are seeking social workers, mental health professionals, and other early childhood clinicians to join our team to support families during their children’s critical first three years of life. Sign-on bonus available for this role!

About Room to Grow

Room to Grow is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the vision that one day all parents will have the resources they need to unlock their families’ potential and become champions for babies and their community. Room to Grow uses a two-generation, preventative, and strengths-based approach to engage families. Through its unique program, parents and caregivers partner with program staff to develop strategies to support their child's development, select the material items that their child needs, and connect with community resources that can expand their support network. Room to Grow program staff work alongside parents and caregivers as they build upon their existing skill sets and parenting styles and promote the well-being of their children and family. Families join the program during pregnancy and continue until their child’s third birthday, attending visits with their Social Worker/Clinician every 3 months with their child at Room to Grow’s warm, welcoming Family Centers. 

What Our Social Worker/Clinician Needs:

  • Fluency in Spanish and English required
  • In depth expertise in early childhood development milestones and parenting strategies for children birth through 36 months
  • MSW or MA in Child Development or related field; LMSW or LCSW strongly preferred
  • Interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Experience with documentation in an electronic data-capture system (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Desire to continuously seek knowledge and best practices in the early childhood, child development, and parenting fields

This position is full time and in person at our South Bronx Family Center in New York.

Hiring Organization

Room to Grow

Qualifications

Who Our Social Worker/Clinician Is:

  • You are excited about supporting families with children from birth to age 3
  • You have a strong working knowledge about how to lead family-driven conversations and develop long-term, meaningful relationships with parents and caregivers to talk through the challenges and joys of early parenthood 
  • You use your clinical engagement skills to promote family growth and wellness through conversations about topics like family priorities, child development, child sleep habits, systems of social support, etc. 
  • You are integral to identifying community support needs, and work in close collaboration with other family support team members to identify, refer, and follow up on community resources
  • You are a self-motivated, growth-oriented person who thrives in collaborative work environments, while being open to continued peer/manager support and training around our particular family practice 
  • You are a team player, who is highly organized and has effective time management skills
  • You demonstrate a dedication to equity and inclusion in all aspects of work and recognize the practice implications of the cultural, familial and social systems that influence and affect caregivers and children

Industry/Service Area

Human Services, Social Justice, Youth Development

Level

Associate

Benefits

Room to Grow offers a collaborative work environment, support with scheduling and client communications, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Sign-on bonus available for this role
  • 8+ weeks of paid time off per year (holidays, vacation, sick/personal time, self-care time)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Health FSA, Dependent Care FSA
  • 403(b) retirement savings with matching program
  • Quarterly wellness reimbursement up to $150 per quarter
  • So much more! 

Salary and benefits will be competitive for our field and commensurate with experience. Room to Grow is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions

Submit your application via Room to Grow’s career portal.


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