Job Description

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Social Work Internship Field Instructor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supervising and mentoring social work interns in a hands-on, field-based learning environment. The field instructor will play a crucial role in shaping the next generation of social workers by providing practical experience, ensuring activities align with field education objectives, and conducting weekly supervision sessions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete online Social Work Field Orientation Training prior to start of position
  • Provide weekly supervision and mentorship to social work interns in a supportive and constructive manner to meet educational and professional development
  • Provide monthly supervision with the student and Task Supervisor
  • Complete the Learning Agreement with the student and Task Supervisor to meet the CSWE competency goals and objectives
  • Monitor and ensure that interns' activities and assignments align with the field education/Learning Agreement objectives
  • Guide interns in the application of social work theories, principles, and ethical standards to real-world situations
  • Use supervision sessions to address questions, provide feedback, and offer guidance on for their professional growth and knowledge
  • Conduct scheduled evaluations of performance through Learning Agreement objectives
  • Approve student internship hours
  • Collaborate with the Field Education Coordinator and other staff members to enhance the overall internship experience
  • Communicate effectively with interns, agency staff, and faculty to foster a collaborative learning environment
  • Stay updated on current trends, research, and best practices in the field of social work
  • Participate in professional development to enhance your own skills as an instructor

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited institution
  • Current Licensed Social Worker (LMSW, LCSW or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate social work experience
  • Previous experience in field instruction or mentorship is highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of social work theories, methods, and ethical standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application Instructions

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