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Social Service Worker

First Step House is hiring for a Social Service Worker for our Charter Program in Salt Lake City, Utah!!

At First Step House, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to
this mission.

Tired of working 40 hours per week? Join our team and enjoy a standardized 36-hour work week, no change in pay!
 Full time – 36-hour work week
 Pay $20- $22 per hour (BOE)
 Must have an active SSW license in DOPL
 Flexible Schedule depending on the facility! Example schedule: Monday through Thursday 9-hour days

Our fantastic full-time benefits include:
 Generous paid time off allowance (18 days starting in year one)
 Generous holiday policy (15 observed holidays a year including your birthday)
 401(k) employer matching
 Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Medical
 Opportunity for annual bonus!

Duties include but not limited to:
 Utilizes mediation, conflict resolution, and crisis management skills (e.g., motivational interviewing, deescalation
strategies, etc.)
 Has population specific knowledge (e.g., Mental Illness, SUD, etc.)
 Teaches and develops life-skills classes
 Assists in determining future resident eligibility through screening interviews
 Collaborates with outside agencies to connect participants with employment services, education resources, healthcare programs, housing programs, and other relevant community resources, based on specific need
 Collaborates with other clinical case managers, counselors, peer support staff, medical department,
and outside agencies to meet varying needs of participants.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

For more information or to apply, visit

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Last Updated: 6/22/22