Job posting Social Worker HIVAIDS Initiative and Disabled Program

 

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a clinical Social Worker for The HIV/AIDS Initiative and Disabled Program to develop and coordinate individual treatment plans with the goal of providing support, information and resources that assist people in stabilizing their lives and managing a chronic condition.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Social Worker will provide direct services including intake, assessment, and intensive case management to HIV/AIDS and Disabled clients and their families. The Social Worker will facilitate psychoeducation and support, either in individual, group or seminar settings. The Social Worker will utilize a wellness model in working with clients to affect positive change in all aspects of their lives.

REQUIREMENTS

To interview for this position, you must have a Master of Social Work degree, LCSW preferred. We are ideally looking for someone with 2 years’ experience working with Disability and/or HIV/AIDS related issues and concerns. Experience in working with addiction and dual diagnosis as well as experience working with seniors and aging in place is helpful.

Other helpful attributes:

 Demonstrates strong clinical and engagement skills.

 Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and other agencies.

 Ability to be self-motivated.

 Understanding of Public and Private Benefits.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Local travel for client visits is mandatory, so a valid, unrevoked, California driver’s license and access to a dependable vehicle are required.

 Availability to assist in agency-wide outreach to the entertainment community to provide information about Actors Fund services.

 May be required to work an adjusted schedule, which may include additional weekday evening or weekend hours.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a full-time salaried position based in The Actors Fund’s Western Region offices in Los Angeles. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plan options, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.

TO APPLY

Apply online at http://www.actorsfund.org/about-us/career-opportunities . A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.

For more about The Actors Fund, please visit: http://www.actorsfund.org.

The Actors Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

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