Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • CHAI Services - Clinical Services
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • Full Time
  • We regret that we cannot take phone calls regarding this position. JF&CS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary:

The Autism Social Worker provides clinical case management, coaching, and supportive counseling to adults with a range of disabilities, primarily Autism Spectrum Disorders.  The Autism Social Worker delivers targeted assistance in one or two need areas and/or coordinates those services provided by other JF&CS programs or other agencies. 

This is a Monday-Friday, 36.25 hour per week position.  Schedule may be flexible and will be worked out with supervisor. Clients are typically seen in the community and in home settings. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Skills training in the areas of financial management, social skills, organization strategies, and advocacy skills.
  • Creation of treatment plans, completion of daily documentation, and regular review of individual service plans.
  • Case management including coordination and assistance with application for health care, housing, and SNAP (food stamp) benefits.  He/she will also help coordinate the services when several services/providers are involved.
  • Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient therapy to clients as scheduled.
  • Attend and participate actively in all staff meetings.
  • Become an active member of JF&CS CHAI Services and collaborate with the mental health team and other agencies as appropriate.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Recent graduates with a Masters in Human Services Field (ie: social work, psychology, counseling, rehab counseling, education) LICSW supervision is available.
  • Minimum qualifications include Masters degree in a related field or 5+ years of experience working with individuls with psychiatric conditions/Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • MA driver's license and vehicle are required.  Mileage is reimbursed.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Case Manager/Resource Specialist must demonstrate ability to complete core benefit applications (SNAP, Masshealth, SSI, Housing applications) within 30 days of hire. Knowledge of disability services (DDS, SSI, SSDI) a plus. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, outlook, power point).
  • Individual must have history of working with adults with developmental disabilities and significant psychiatric conditions.
  • Individual must have a solid knowledge of psychopathology and intervention skills
  • Individual must have competence in conducting an initial assessment and in the development and implementation of an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Knowledge of billing software a plus.


We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and community. This is something we value deeply.

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