Social Service Worker Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

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Average Salary for Social Service Worker in St. Louis, Missouri

The average salary of a(n) Social Service Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $50,662.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Social Service Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $24.36.

The average bonus of a(n) Social Service Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $856.00.

Job Description:

Guides and counsels individuals and families in crisis, ranging from the unemployed to children who need foster homes to elderly people who have no one to care for them. Assists clients in obtaining government funds, education, or treatment. Secures information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client's situation, and evaluates these and client's capacities. Asks clients to explain problems, such as personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of problem. Helps patient and family through individual or group conferences regarding plans for meeting needs, and aids client to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning. Helps client to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems, and client's part in creating them. Develops service plan designed to restore patient to optimum social and health adjustment within patient's capacity. Refers clients to community resources and other organizations, and liaises with other social service agencies. Reviews service plan and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of service provided client and status of client's case. Utilizes community resources to assist patient to resume life in community or to learn to live within limits of disability. Prepares patient histories, service plans, and reports. Provides general direction and supervision to workers engaged in program activities. Maintains client records in compliance with organizational goals and objectives, as well as external regulatory guidelines. Most states require license or certificate. Less

Guides and counsels individuals and families in crisis, ranging from the unemployed to children who need foster homes to elderly people who have no one to care for them. Assists clients in obtaining government funds, education, or treatment. Secures information,... More

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