Social Worker resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Social Worker talented at setting patients at ease and structuring treatment plans around each patient's strengths. Passionate about social work and committed to providing the highest level of care to patients.

Compassionate Social Worker with a strong background serving in hospital settings for [Number] years. Specializing in providing relief services to low-income pregnant and parenting teens.

Pragmatic Social Worker with demonstrated success as client advocate. Illustrated case management experience and in-depth knowledge of community resources to refer clients to outreach program.

  • Homeless and dual diagnosed populations
  • Violence prevention
  • Emergency response training
  • Addictions expert
  • Community outreach expert
  • Community referrals
  • Psycho-social assessments
  • Confidential documentation and recordkeeping
  • Patient-centered care
  • Child welfare and protective services
Education and Training
American Public University System Charles Town, WV Expected in 11/2014 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Healthcare Partners - Social Worker
Park Place 2175, CA, 07/2017 - 08/2018
  • Coordinated care for medically-complex patients experiencing difficulties obtaining social services.
  • Contacted child protective services regarding identified, at-risk children.
  • Visited clients at residence for home study assessments to assist courts with custody decisions.
  • Liaised between clients and community agencies to arrange assistance in housing, education and child care for clients.
  • Produced referrals for various community resources, housing and transportation services.
  • Arranged and facilitated support groups, life skills education programs and supportive counseling for survivors by coordinating appropriate trained and license service providers.
  • Assisted uninsured and under-insured patients in obtaining medications through grants and community resources.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments to identify barriers in patient ability to obtain or use medications.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and documented casework.
  • Educated residents and families regarding community resources.
Durham Public Schools - Substitute Teacher
Durham, NC, 10/2013 - 07/2017
  • Taught students fundamental building blocks and advanced concepts.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with different learning styles and ability levels.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques for classroom discipline.
  • Maintained current student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Documented growth, development and understanding displayed by all students through outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on set schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Implemented lesson plans outlined by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Assigned homework to students based on curricula and made modifications based on daily progress.
  • Assigned, explained and graded homework.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Cleaned classroom and teaching areas after daily use, maintaining high standards for organization.
  • Communicated with parents regarding lesson plans and upcoming activities and provided feedback on student performance.
Cox Enterprises - Human Resources Administrator
Merrillville, IN, 03/2010 - 10/2013
  • Answered employee questions regarding health benefits and 401k options.
  • Built and developed lasting relationships with employees, peers, upper management and outside vendors.
  • Worked with HR management to devise and update policies based on changing industry and social trends.
  • Oversaw the benefits enrollment process by answering questions and assisting employees with login details.
  • Coordinated company-wide events structured to boost employee morale.
  • Managed all human resource documentation, including new hire letters, employee contracts and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Regularly updated HR databases to reflect employee information, changes in benefits and other details.
  • Handled employee conflicts efficiently while following all company procedures.
  • Supervised onboarding process for newly hired employees, including distribution of all paperwork.
  • Supervised exit interviews and off-boarding process for resigned and terminated employees.
  • Brainstormed with other human resource personnel to determine ways to recruit top talent.
  • Prepared employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Liaised between employees and senior leadership to address inquiries, complete contract processing and foster problem resolution.
  • Boosted employee morale by establishing fair job descriptions, grades, salaries and benefit programs in accordance with market standards.

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School Attended

  • American Public University System

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Worker
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Human Resources Administrator


  • Bachelor of Arts

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