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Social Worker/Employment Specialist (CN)

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Summary

The CUCS/Career Network is an innovative program that uses the evidenced based practice of supported employment to help program participants achieve their employment goals.

This position is based at our Times Square site located in Mid Town Manhattan. ** Please note that at the present time the Career Network Staff is working on a remote basis with program participants. We anticipate a return to our Times Square offices sometime within the next several months. 

We provide services to both CUCS's supported housing programs and to individuals living in the community at large. We work with individuals with various special needs including a history of severe mental illness, HIV/AIDS, substance use and or a history of homelessness. Our services are person centered, using a strengths based, harm reduction model. We work collaboratively as a team of social workers to develop clinical and workforce development interventions to help our participants thrive as they try out challenges in the world of work. The program seeks to assist participants in their recovery path with the goal of assisting them toward living a full and satisfying life in the community. 

 

In this position you will be able to work toward your LSCW or LMHC by obtaining the necessary clinical practice hours and receiving supervision by a licensed clinical Social Worker.

Responsibilities

The social worker position provides a full range of employment services to individuals and adjusts interventions as needed based on the social workers assessment of participant needs. Direct services experience with population served by the program is preferred as this position is responsible for direct oversight of a caseload.

 

Clinical supervision offered for this position can be applied toward LCSW licensure or licensure as a Mental Health Counselor.

Requirements

MSW required. LMSW preferred or a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling

CUCS requires that all full-time social workers who provide services within the LMSW or LCSW scope of practice to have a license within 6 months from date of hire.

Recent and upcoming graduates and experienced clinicians are encouraged to apply.

Relevant experience with with people diagnosed with severe mental illness preferred.

Must have excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills.

Must be able to work effectively as a team member.

Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Computer literacy.

Knowledge of entitlements/benefits a plus.

Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

CUCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. 


Additional Information

EEO:

CUCS is an EEO Employer and Prohibits Discrimination/Harassment of Any Kind.

Licensure Hours::

You will be able to work toward your LCSW by obtaining the necessary clinical practice

Instructions::

Upload resume&cover letter in one doc. Applicants will only be considered for position applied for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=KYR&ShowJob=386287500

Summary

The CUCS/Career Network is an innovative program that uses the evidenced based practice of supported employment to help program participants achieve their employment goals.

This position is based at our Times Square site…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 6, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred.


Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred.


Location

On-site
14 East 28th Street, New York, NY 10016

How to Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=KYR&ShowJob=386287500

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=KYR&ShowJob=386287500

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