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Community Social Worker

The Town of Wellesley's Health Department has an opening for a part-time (14 to 19 hours per week) Community Social Worker. Reporting to the Health Director, the Community Social Worker, operating within the policies established by the Board of Health and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, seeks to enhance and to make accessible the social service and mental health resources available to residents of the Town of Wellesley and their families by providing outreach, information and referral. The incumbent provides short-term counseling and crisis intervention to assess needs, refer cases and coordinate services. The work requires knowledge of local and regional social assistance programs, basic social service skills, and collaboration with other Town departments.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution, a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and three years of experience in community or health-based social work. Experience in listening, interviewing, communicating, time management, and performing crisis interventions. Computer skills, including experience with word processing, spread sheets and databases. Own vehicle and valid driver's license. The rate of pay is $28/hour and is not benefit-eligible.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to hr@wellesleyma.gov by May 13, 2018. AA/EOE