REACH, Inc.

Pediatric Social Worker

Organization:
REACH, Inc.

Location: Juneau, Alaska

Department: Infant Learning Program

Supervisor: ILP Director

Wage Classification: 13/14, FT, Exempt

Salary: $67,496.00 – $83,574.40 DOE

About REACH Infant Learning Program:

We serve children in their homes, childcare, via tele-health and in community settings. Using a strengths-based coaching model, we build family capacity through information sharing, modeling and reflection.

At REACH, we support professional development, financially and with time, and are committed to our staff reaching their full potential.

You will work alongside an experienced, multidisciplinary team of people and have opportunities to pursue to your special interests, share your knowledge, and receive reflective supervision. A successful candidate is passionate about working with families with infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years of age) who experience developmental delays or disabilities. 

Summary Position Statement:

The REACH Infant Learning Program is looking for a Pediatric Social Worker to join our team.

As a Pediatric Social Worker, you will provide evaluation, treatment, consultation services and service coordination to children, birth to three years old, who experience social emotional delays or attachment disorders in development or delays in adaptive, cognitive, communication, motor development.

A successful candidate is passionate about working in relationship with the child and their caregivers, other ILP staff, and community partners. You will work with a dynamic, supportive team, making a difference in the lives of families and their young children. Join REACH’s Infant Learning Program Team today!

What we can offer:

  • SIGN-ON BONUS
  • RELOCATION BONUS ELIGIBLE
  • Competitive and affordable medical, dental, vision benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off in addition to 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement with discretionary 401(K) Company Match (up to 3%)
  • Paid Professional Development and continuing education
  • Reflective Supervision
  • Highly Skilled, dedicated and well-established collaborative team
  • Opportunities to lead parenting groups
  • Mentorship and training in Part C services
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arranging and completing assessments, evaluations, summary reports, and Individualized Family Services Plans (IFSP) to meet program requirements and support the identification and treatment of young children with social emotional delays or attachment disorders in development.
  • Providing hybrid tele-health and in person services within the client’s home, including evening home visits; and driving during inclement weather conditions. Traveling to outlying communities to provide services as needed via small plane or ferries.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the ILP Director.
  • Planning, designing and implementing therapy within a natural environment to meet agreed on IFSP goals in relationship with caregivers
  • Carefully listening and collaborating with the family and team to implement therapy and connecting with outside support services as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Experience working in pediatrics and with children who experience developmental delay
  • Maintains and promotes a positive professional working relationship with all employees and partner agencies.
  • Experience providing services in infant mental health, home visiting and/or to diverse cultures desired
  • Knowledge of infant mental health for children birth to age 3 preferred
  • Licensed or licensed eligible Clinical Social Work, LPC, LMFT preferred
  • Registry with the SEED with an assigned Level 10 or higher preferred.
  • CPR and first aid certificates, TB testing, fingerprint and background check clearance, current Alaska driver’s license and auto insurance per agency standards

About REACH Infant Learning Program:

We serve children in their homes, childcare, via tele-health and in community settings. Using a strengths-based coaching model, we build family capacity through information sharing, modeling and reflection.

At REACH, we support professional development, financially and with time, and are committed to our staff reaching their full potential.

You will work alongside an experienced, multidisciplinary team of people and have opportunities to pursue to your special interests, share your knowledge, and receive reflective supervision. A successful candidate is passionate about working with families with infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years of age) who experience developmental delays or disabilities.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform sedentary and active work that requires some lifting. Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Ability to perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment.

Working Conditions: Work is performed at the REACH office, client homes, and requires traveling to home visits, evening visits and may include travel to outlying communities by small planes.

Disclaimer:

This Position Description reflects the best efforts of REACH to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities, or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

REACH, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, REACH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, and compensation and training.