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Requisition ID:  8024

Social Worker

Job Summary

Updated May 28, 2020: This position is actively recruiting and accepting applications.


The Social Worker, as part of the integrated behavioral health team, will provide primary assessment of need and make treatment recommendations for North Central Nursing Clinic (NCNC) patients identified with mild to moderate mental health conditions or lacking community social services or resources.  The Social Worker may also provide talk therapy for patients with short-term and minor conditions.


This position is primarily located in Delphi, IN; however coverage assignment one day per week may occur at the Burlington, Monon, or Wolcott locations as needed. 



  • Master's degree in behavioral health, social work, counseling, or other related field
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of social work and counseling techniques
  • Basic clinical diagnostic and assessment skills
  • Ability to determine the urgency of patient problems
  • Independent judgement, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills to effectively work as part of the NCNC team
  • Strong knowledge base of local resources available to patient
  • Able to lift and carry 10 to 25 lbs. frequently, and up to 40 lbs. occasionally
  • Valid US or Canadian driver's license
  • Occasional travel to multiple clinic sites required to meet the needs of the organization.  This position is scheduled Monday through Friday.  The Social Worker position provides direct care to patients in the clinic  32 hours per week, with 8 hours (one day) of administrative time allowed off site.   
  • Clinic hours are 7 AM to 7 PM Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 5 PM Friday, and 8 AM to noon on Saturday. 



  • One or more years of experience in a general medical social services or behavioral health environment


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette