Social Services Worker- COVID Impact

Hamilton County ESC


TITLE:                                                Social Services Worker – COVID Impact
QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
Ohio Certification/Licensure in Social Work
Experience working with counseling groups preferred
Exceptional communication skills
REPORTS TO:                      Center Director, Supervisor or Designee
JOB SUMMARY:               To provide emergency services and assistance to students and teachers in non-public schools through the Emergency Assistance to Non-public Schools Program [EANS] to address the impact that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 [COVID-19] has had, and continues to have, on non-public school students and teacher and to address learning loss
This is a position being funded by federally approved COVID Relief monies.

Initiates and maintains educational support services to address learning loss;
Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of social work;
Independently manages a flexible schedule based on caseload;
Participates in wellness team meetings and provides data-driven feedback;
Provides in-service training programs for teachers and other staff on mindfulness strategies, data collection, and the implementation of specific instructional and behavioral strategies in the student’s natural environment;
Provide individual and group social skills and emotional regulation support to learners;
Provides caregiver support when connecting to outside resources and agencies;
Promotes and participates in caregiver meeting;
Navigates barriers that limit access to support and/or treatment for students;
Serves as a liaison between school and other public forums (such as hospitals, prior placements, community services and/or juvenile court).

Lead and/or support exemplary programs, resources, and strategies that represent best practices in supporting the social, emotional and mental wellness of all students;
Build strategic alliances and superior relationships with district, HCESC and regional partners;
Assume other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Shall be appointed to a limited contract with the number of work days established by the employment contract. Salary to be established by the Board.

Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

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