Family Justice Center Clinical Social Worker

YWCA of Salt Lake City Job Announcement


Mission: To empower women, eliminate racism and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


Job Title: Family Justice Center Clinical Social Worker


Job Description:

                                Empower women and work toward racial justice in your local community. This is an unique opportunity for a confident, self-motivated social worker (MSW) to collaborate in the development of an exciting and innovative domestic violence program in one of Utah’s top-rated non-profits. Strengthen victims and their families using a holistic approach. Conduct assessments and provides clinical services for FJC clients. Assist in developing and implementing a short-term clinical intervention for victims of domestic violence. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.



  • Perform intake assessments on clients who come to the FJC.
  • Provide advocacy services to clients in order to plan, coordinate, cooperate or deliver incidental services necessary for the effective treatment of clients.
  • Work collaboratively with FJC partner agencies to deliver services to clients.
  • Provide crisis intervention and appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a short-term clinical intervention for victims of domestic violence.
  • Help problem solve issues that are present in service delivery at the FJC.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with member agencies.
  • Maintain case notes and other records as necessary.
  • Collect and report data as needed.
  • Collaboratively supervise/support volunteers providing services in the FJC.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Committed to eliminating racism and empowering women and girls. Ability to relate positively to victims of domestic violence and people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.
  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a mental health discipline and eligibility for Utah licensure as a mental health therapist within two years. MSW preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills. Able to maintain an effective therapeutic alliance.
  • Highly ethical. Committed to excellence, integrity and accountability. Uphold standards for professional and ethical practice including confidentiality safeguards, client records and reports.
  • Talented in recognizing and solving problems.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Resourceful, clever and flexible. Able to effectively manage change and respond to crisis.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • If driving on agency business, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance are required.


Reports to:           Director of the Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center Director

                Hours:                  Part Time, 20-25 hours per week

                Salary:                  DOE                                      

To Apply:             Send resume and cover letter to Keri Jones-Fonnesbeck,

                                YWCA, 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City 84111

Fax:                       (801) 355-2826

Posted:                  March 20, 2015

Deadline:              Open until filled



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