Senior Social Worker I, Center for Hope and Healing, Riverside

Job Requisition #: JR71056

End Date: 6/30/2024

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare's Community Health Program is looking to hire a Full time Senior Social Worker I to support the Center for Hope and Healing program at the Riverside and the Hope Center sites.

The Senior Social Worker is to work as a team member of an ambulatory complex care practice. This position is to provide support services to patients including those with disabilities of a physical, emotional, or psychiatric nature. The social worker will identify social, emotional, and environmental needs and connect patients to available resources/ services

Work Schedule:

  • Monday- Friday: day shift

  • Opportunities for great work-life balance available!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates as a member of the practice care team, focused on the addressing needs, supports, barriers, and available community resources to address social care needs of patients.

  • Provides direct patient services which includes emotional and social assessments, problem identification and develops a service plan to assist patient and family.

  • Understands and leverages multiple electronic systems including Unite Delaware, population health platform(s), electronic medical records, health information networks, state and federal agencies sites.

  • Provides information on social service programs and state and federal regulations specific to the community.

  • Employs social determinants of health screenings and develops a plan that will address the needs identified.

  • Organizes, secures, integrates, and modifies the resources necessary to meet

Benefits & Incentives

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.

  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions.

  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out.

  • 12 week paid parental leave.

  • Tuition assistance

  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets, insurance and much more!


  • Master's degree in social work (MSW) from an accredited graduate school of Social Work required.

  • Licensed MSW as required by the state of Delaware.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience preferred.

  • Community visits as needed.

  • One to two years of direct experience with arranging community services for complex populations.

At ChristianaCare, we are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care.

Feel free to apply and come join us at ChristianaCare!


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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