Posting: School Based Social Worker - The Health Department of Northwest Michigan, Gaylord MI

January 25, 2023

School Based Social Worker / Mental Health Professional in Gaylord

Full time school year, part time summer

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has a school based position available to provide group and individual services to area youth in the South Maple Elementary School in Gaylord.

School Mental Health Providers / Social Workers provide intervention strategies for students experiencing difficulties in the school setting which may interfere with their social, emotional and / or academic development. They serve diagnostic teams and classroom teachers, are involved with educational planning, and provide social-emotional assessment information and intervention strategies.

This position also includes working in our maternal infant health program by conducting in-home visits.

This position follows the school calendar; 40 hours a week during the school year and 20 hours a week during the summer months, with year around pay and benefits.

Experience with electronic medical record and mental health billing is preferred.

Health Department of Northwest Michigan offers a competitive wage, generous time off, and excellent benefits and retirement plans.


LMSW is preferred. LLMSW will be considered; supervision is available for limited licensed providers.

Application instructions 

Interested and qualified applicants should - Visit our website for more information on public health Click on the Careers tab to download a HDNW job application

Submit a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) fully completed HDNW job application, (4) copy of current license to the email address listed on the *careers* page

This position will remain open until filled.

First round interviews may be conducted via Teams or Zoom.

Health Department of Northwest Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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