Social Worker

Lincoln Academy | Newcastle, ME

Posted Date 5/04/2021
Description

Lincoln Academy, in Newcastle, Maine seeks a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) for the 2021-2022 school year.  Founded in 1801, Lincoln Academy is an independent Town Academy deeply rooted in the midcoast communities of central Lincoln County. For 220 years we have served as an educational center for students from more than 15 towns in the region. In addition to our local students, the school enrolls up to 50 international and domestic boarding students. This results in an exciting mix of students, and the school is committed to providing an outstanding education for each of them. 

 

The licensed clinical social worker will work with high school students, teachers, administration, and families in the development and delivery of social work services that contribute to the overall health and wellness of the school community. 

 

The responsibilities of this job include, but are not limited to, providing individual and group therapy services using evidence-based and strength-based competencies; participating in IEP meetings, staff meetings, and required team meetings; providing crisis intervention, behavioral and emotional support to students, staff, and families; assisting students and families with locating and accessing appropriate in-school and out of school resources; assessing and communicating crisis and behavior plans; and ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times in accordance with federal, state, and school standards. Candidates should be familiar with PBS, Restorative Justice and trauma informed interventions. It is important that the social worker will develop collaborative relationships with area providers including doctors, crisis services, and other mental health providers and maintain appropriate boundaries and display respect and courtesy to all internal and external staff, students, and families. Candidates should be versed in multicultural competencies and be an active player in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

 

The successful candidate will hold LCSW certification through the state of Maine, 3-5 years of experience in schools and/or day treatment settings. All candidates must pass a criminal history record check.

 

Lincoln Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to: brinkler@lincolnacademy.org

 

Job Type
Social Worker
Job Location (County)
Lincoln

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