social worker resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Ambitious caseworker pursuing Master's in Social Work degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in Play Therapy role. Skilled in patience and understanding in Youth Emergency Shelter settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Strategic planner
  • Confidential documentation and recordkeeping
  • Community outreach expert
  • Suicide prevention knowledge
  • Trauma-informed care knowledge
Social Worker, 08/2018 - Current
Healthcare Partners Broadway, WA,
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
  • Visited clients at residence for home study assessments to assist courts with custody decisions.
  • Contacted child protective services regarding identified, at-risk children.
  • Counseled and prepared residents for transition to independent living.
  • Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Served as client advocate and promoted ideas that aligned with client best interest.
  • Worked with at-risk youth in residential facilities.
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Oversaw 15 social work cases, including assessments, [Type] determinations, and [Action].
  • Presented case history material for review and discussion with staff members.
  • Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
  • Facilitated 4 individual and group therapy sessions per week to solve problems, set and achieve goals and improve communication skills.
Lead Infant Teacher, 01/2015 - 02/2017
Spring Education Group Naperville, IL,
  • Changed diapers, used bibs and monitored behaviors to maintain good hygiene for each child.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Followed safe feeding guidelines and parental requests for breastmilk, formula and solids.
  • Maintained tidy, clean and safe environments for children.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Helped infants develop communication skills through baby sign language while also promoting positive behaviors and social skills.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Implemented positive discipline by following policy of warning, timeout and talking with child.
  • Encouraged early literacy through read-aloud time and alphabet games.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of 10-15 children.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Introduced groups of 15 toddlers to multisensory activities such as music, dance and stories to encourage exploration and spark curiosity.
  • Escorted children on outings and trips to local parks and zoos.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
Office Assistant, 01/2011 - 05/2013
St Therese Home Of New Hope New Hope, MN,
  • Verified operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and calling for repairs.
  • Updated financial, customer and business records with accurate information each day, preventing data loss and keeping files current.
  • Received and screened high volume of internal and external communications.
  • Handled requests-for-information, delegating tasks to appropriate employee to optimize customer service.
  • Processed marketing paperwork efficiently to support smooth office procedures.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Created and updated marketing spreadsheets to document and report on reoccurring and new data.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements, including booking hotel rooms, car rentals and airfare for staff traveling to domestic and international locations.
  • Answered approximately 50 phone calls daily and pleasantly welcomed visitors to office.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents to bolster organizational workflow.
  • Offered diverse clerical support to office team members, including managing correspondence, answering telephone calls and tracking documentation.
  • Greeted visitors or callers daily to handle inquiries or direct to appropriate persons.
  • Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to building.
  • Collected payments, issued receipts and updated accounts to reflect new balances.
  • Supported office needs including taking messages, scanning documents and routing business correspondence.
  • Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout office.
  • Maintained business records by updating customer information.
  • Filed and retrieved records to support business needs and boost team productivity.
Cook, 08/2008 - 03/2011
Wellpath Pelham, GA,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Created approximately 16 orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 12/2014
Wayne State College - Wayne, NE,
Status -
: Nursing, Expected in
Northwestern College - Orange City, IA
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: General Education, Expected in
Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2011
Kingsley-Pierson High School - Kingsley, IA
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  • First Aid & CPR in infant, child, and Adult Training - 2019
  • TACT II Training - 2018
  • Medication Manager Training - 2018
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association

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School Attended

  • Wayne State College
  • Northwestern College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
  • Kingsley-Pierson High School

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  • Social Worker
  • Lead Infant Teacher
  • Office Assistant
  • Cook


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  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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