Job posted by: Center for Urban Community Services
Posted on: June 6, 2014
The Center for Urban Community Service(CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Social Worker position at the CUCS' Harlem Transitional Services(HTS). HTS' Kelly Transitional Living Community is a 40- bed residence. It provides chronically street homeless individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. A multidisciplinary staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff receive extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.
Responsibilities: The Social Worker will carry a caseload and provide decision making and service delivery responsibilities including crisis-intervention, medication management and regulatory compliance. Social Worker will participate and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, outcome-oriented and dedicated to continuous quality improvement.
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