Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

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Job Role Summary

Responsible for providing a continuum of social work services in an assigned work setting that will assist patients/clients and their families find practical ways of resolving social, emotional and environmental problems that interfere with optimum functioning and attainment of total health. The majority of work is with teens, adolescents, and young adults and their families towards addressing psychosocial health and behavioral health issues. Works closely with other community agencies and service providers to maximize health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. This position works primarily at the ACTION Health Center and part-time in an assigned school.


  • Must be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
  • Obtain LCSW license when eligible.
  • Master Degree in Social Work.
  • A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Analytical, psychosocial assessment and counseling skills acquired through:
  • Graduation with Masters in Social Work Degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
  • 1-3 years of social work/counseling experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of pertinent State/Federal laws and regulations, community systems, and resources.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with multi-disciplinary teams in situations requiring a high degree of flexibility, creativity, initiative.
  • Apply social work/counseling techniques/principles including evaluative, intervention, counseling methods; toward productive problem solving in the client/worker relationship.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, and perform duties independently in a wide variety of settings.
  • Knowledge and use of computer and skills for writing/documenting case notes, reports, e-mails, etc.

Key Competencies

  • This position is aligned with the NASW (National Association of Social Workers (Code of Conduct & Ethics for Professional Social Workers, and the APHA (American Public Health Association) Social Work Section-Standards of Practice and Competency for the Adolescent Counselor/Social Work Position; and also in adherence and provision of services per the 10 Essential Public Health Services Competency for an Adolescent Counselor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis