Prevention Social Worker (Current Employee) – Manhattan, NY; Bronx, NY – July 17, 2018
-Home visits 55% of the work
-Documentation 40% of the work
-Supervision: 2 hours minimum (Best supervision a social worker can get in nyc in my opinion.), great management, although they are not always direct so you won't get ticked off. If you are a more straightforward person, ask for a supervisor that will do that, and you'll get one.
-I learned very much about the child welfare system in nyc and how to be patient when working with other people (i.e. clients).
-Office culture is relaxed and friendly. Your mornings (and time spent at the office) will always be nice.
-The hardest part of the job is time management. Do your homework and learn to manage your time before applying here.
-The most enjoyable part of the job is to witness humanity at multiple levels (e.g. social, economic, political, psychological (cognitive and temperamental mostly), medical, etc. etc.)
Great office culture, supportive staff, amazing structure, great clinical supervision, sense of security in your work
Lax environment, not recommended for people who want to be micromanaged