Jobs in Social Work

Hosted by the Department of Social Work at ETSU for job postings in northeast Tennessee and surrounding areas.

I know of eight people who have found jobs through this website. If you know of others please let me know.


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Licensed and unlicensed MSW positions

Social Services Director at John Reed Healthcare and Rehab

Psychiatric Social Worker

Social Worker in Bristol

LCSW Integrated Care Clinician in Abingdon

 Clinical Social Worker

BSW, MSW, LCSW openings at Highland Community Services in Abingdon, VA

TN state jobs in probation, parole, and DCS. BSW level.




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    →   Licensed and unlicensed MSW positions open at Holston Home in Greeneville.

Details at the link below:


Posted 4-17-14. Remove 5-31-14



  → Social Services Director at John Reed Healthcare and Rehab. BSW.


I think this is in Limestone, TN

Posted 3-28-14




Psychiatric Social Worker - Sullivan County


State of Tennessee has posted a new job opening for Sullivan County Psychiatric Social Worker 1 (aka Forensic Social Worker).


Here is the link:


posted 3-20-14  



 → Social Worker Wanted - Bristol Faith in Action


Bristol Faith in Action, an ecumenical Christian social justice organization, seeks a part-time social worker to expand their ministry. Initially 10 hrs. per week, with potential to expand; salary commensurate with experience. Interested parties should send a resume to:


Tyler Franklin, Executive Director

Bristol Faith in Action

1534 Euclid Avenue

Bristol, VA  24201

  No phone calls, please

posted 3-20-14



 → LCSW Integrated Care Clinicial - Abingdon 

POSTING NUMBER: 121613328    DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM: Crisis Services

OFFICE LOCATION: JohnstonMemorialHospital, Abingdon, VA     STATUS: Full-time, Regular

SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

DUTIES: Conduct comprehensive diagnostic clinical assessments and provide consultative services at JohnstonMemorialHospital. Provide preadmission screening services at JohnstonMemorialHospital for consumers in need of urgent mental health, substance abuse, and/or intellectual disability services; referring for further inpatient psychiatric care if needed. Participate as a clinical team member within HCS Psychiatric and Crisis Services in conjunction with medical professionals at Johnston Memorial Hospital (JMH) to assure quality care and consumer satisfaction for those consumers being treated inpatient at JohnstonMemorialHospital. Identify resources in the community for consumers and recommend referrals as appropriate. Provide professional mental health consultation and education to HCS and JMH staff, community agencies, referral sources, individuals and their families. Requires a high energy professional able to develop, communicate, and sustain cooperative working relationships with all. Follow up with physicians, nurses, care coordinators, and social workers to provide on-going communication and to facilitate future referrals. Maintain confidentiality of consumer information at all time, conducts self in a professional manner reflecting mutual dignity and respect at all times. Complies with local, state and federal regulations and meet or exceed DBHDS, Licensure, Medicaid, HIPAA and HCS Quality Assurance standards.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: Virginia Licensed Clinical Social Worker with medical and behavioral health integrative care experience preferred. Previous or current certification as Virginia Certified Pre-screener beneficial, but not required

FRINGE BENEFITS: Highlands Community Services offers a competitive benefit plan that includes health, dental, vision, short-term disability and pension.

Please visit our website at, complete the online application and attach your resume to apply.

Posted 2-6-14 


 → Clinical Social Worker

South Western Virginia Mental Health Institute

Agency No. 705                                                                               Application Closing Date Open Until Filled

             Position No #00020                                                                                                             Recruitment Type General Public

Job Duties/Qualifications

Clinical Social Worker needed to work with an adult population in an inpatient setting. Positions are available on the Extended Rehabilitation Services Unit and the Adult Admissions Unit. Considerable knowledge of human behavior and development, age specific needs of patients ages 18 to 64, social systems, social work principles and practices, social assessment methodology, case management, psychiatric recovery and therapeutic counseling. Ability to provide social services and assistance to patients; coordinate agency and community resources; communicate orally and in writing all assessments and interventions with patients, families and external agencies; and to work effectively to solve problems. Demonstrates competency in mandatory programming and clinical competencies. Ability to write and implement treatment plans. Familiarity with computer use and dictation. Prefer experience working in inpatient psychiatric facility with acutely mentally ill patients. Prefer experience in clinical social work, therapeutic counseling, conducting psychosocial assessments and discharge planning. Prefer LCSW. Applicants are strongly encouraged to address factors related to the position to receive full consideration and to submit a complete state application. SWVMHI is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Usual work schedule is 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F.   Upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 MSW graduates are encouraged to apply.




Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with advanced course work in social work. MSW required.

Salary negotiable depending upon experience

$2,500 sign-on bonus


To Access the State Application visit our website: or visit our Recruitment Management System (RMS) Website at We accept applications only through the RMS System

Contact Kim Sayers     Phone No. 276-783-1204       Fax No. 276-783-0844  WEB:

To Apply, State Form 10-012 Required Y          

Posted 2-12-14



BSW, MSW, LCSW openings at Highlands Community Services in Abindon, VA.


Please visit our website at, complete the online application and attach your resume to apply.

For more information contact:


Nancy Edwards

Human Resource Specialist

Highlands Community Services

610 Campus   Drive, Suite 210

Abingdon VA 24210




Posted 1-10-14





TN state jobs in probation/parole and DCS are often open.


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posted 10-17-12 





If you find a dead link please tell me:

Frontier Health, all locations

Wellmont, all locations

Mountain States Health Alliance, all locations

National Health Service Corps (offers student loan repayment)

Tri-cities help wanted postings

Worldwide Social Work job posting site. Free to register and look for jobs.

Veterans Administration - Nationwide:

Use the link below to search the VA and all U.S. government job postings.

Official job site for all U.S. Government jobs

Tennessee Career Service Employment Information (Has DHS, DCS, DJJ, etc. for Tennessee.)

Jobs listed in Kingsport Times News

Central site which lists all job openings with the Commonwealth of Virginia, including DSS, DJJ, etc.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Highland Community Services in Bristol, VA

Youth Villages

Holston Home

Free Will Baptist Family Ministries

Move to DC. Follow the DC government link below to "Employment Opportunities" and "View Job Postings"

Move to England . Here are links to two sites with information about qualifications and finding jobs. Social workers are in demand in England and are well paid.