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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Social Worker in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Social Worker – Schools. The Social Worker collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, and provides input in the development of the plan of care for students requiring social work intervention.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes a set of rules and procedures that are appropriate for therapeutic setting and are within the parameter of the full instructional program

  • Designs and develops appropriate individualized service plans that are based on the IEP and supports the curriculum using diagnostic information from a variety of assessments and assessment processes

  • Uses available and appropriate human and material resources as a bridge to the instructional program, the home, other services

  • Effectively transitions students from therapy to classroom, classroom to therapy, and to services beyond the school

  • Plans, in collaboration with the educational team, for the prevention and intervention of inappropriate behaviors, while maintaining the dignity of the student

  • Engages student providing positive feedback using effective reinforcement techniques

  • Interacts effectively with (a) students, (b) family members, (c) educational team members, and (d) professionals outside the organization

  • Knowledgeable about general development and the impact of the disability on the student and his/her family

  • Utilizes community, state and national resources where necessary to promote the safety and welfare of students

  • Responsible for all assigned students and educational support staff as well as any assigned student teachers, interns, and volunteers working in the school for the welfare and safety of all students while in the classroom, on school grounds, during before and after-school activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold a Professional Educator License with School Social Worker (SSW) endorsement

  • Demonstrates excellence in verbal and written communications

  • Experience with collaborative groups and processes in a student-centered environment

  • Other qualifications of academic, professional, and personal excellence as the Governing Board may specify

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

    About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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