School-based Social Worker (LSW, LMSW or LCSW), Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Contract

Calling on licensed Social Workers (we accept LSW, LMSW, LCSW candidates) based in Wilkes-Barre, PA, who are seeking an opportunity to work in a school setting.

Both part- and full-time assignments are available. Candidates will be based for 3 days of the week with 1 school district, and work with K-12 students. Candidates needing 2 additional days of work will likely be itinerant between other school districts in the locale.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting students who require social worker services in their IEPs
  • Crisis intervention
  • Support students with trauma in their social histories
  • Conducting Functional Behavior Assessments
  • Developing Behavior Intervention Plans

Benefits of being a School-based Social Worker:

  • Shorter work hours--contracted hours will vary from 35 to 37.5 hours of work
  • Shorter work year: school years vary from 180 to 185 days
  • Work with both community and education resources to support students balanced development in their social and academic lives

We seek candidates who are:

  • Passionate about helping students and families
  • Great at communication
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Trained in behavioral support


  • LSW, LMSW, LCSW candidates welcome
  • Candidates must hold a Pennsylvania Social Worker license
  • Candidates will need to also complete clearances required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

Please apply by using the form below, or contact Monica Guu with inquiries at [email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement