In this edition of employment news - the Veteren's Administration, an LISW opening, and Preparing for a Job Hunt.
Did you know that the Veterans Administration employs over 8,000 social workers with a master's degree? Search the internet at www.usajobs.opm.gov and www.vacareers.com for information. Contact numbers and a facility locator can be found at www.va.gov Applicants may also consider contacting the Social Work Chief or Executive and/or Human Resources Department at the facility where they desire employment for information about job opportunities and application procedures. Note that corrections were made last summer clearing up the confusion over the MSW/MSSA degree.
Opening for LISW
Mental Health Clinician needed to provide diagnostic assessments and individual therapy for adults. This position will provide assessment, diagnosis, planning care, intervention (including counseling patients/significant others in crisis, making referrals) and evaluation. Hours: Monday- Friday (9-5), no weekends. MSW/MSSA and current LISW in the state of Ohio required. Send resume and cover letter to: Neighboring, Human Resources, 5930 Heisley Rd., Mentor, OH 44060 or online to firstname.lastname@example.org
Preparing for a job hunt
The Mandel SASS Alumni Board will present a workshop, Preparing for Your Career in Social Work on Thursday evening, January 20 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the School. Although designed primarily for students, this session welcomes alumni who want to brush up on the skills of networking, electronic job hunting and interviewing. For alumni settled in their jobs, we are looking for professionals who can conduct mock interviews with participants during the evening. To volunteer, contact Michael Holub, MSSA '96 at email@example.com or call him at (216) 368-6165.