Social Worker Position - 575 Fifth Ave

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/12/2018

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Social Worker position at 575 Fifth Avenue, a supportive housing residence. 575 Fifth Ave is located in Park Slope, Brooklyn and houses 48 tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or HIV/AIDS. 

CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which includes the implementation of evidence based practices such as Supported Employment and Trauma Informed Care.

 

Social Worker

Responsibilities: The Social Worker provides a range of clinical services to tenants to help them live full and satisfying lives in the community; helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations to various funding agencies. Services that the social worker will be expected to provide include, but are not limited to, supportive counseling, outreach, written assessments, case management, advocacy and crisis intervention. The Social worker will have also the opportunity to facilitate organized classes and activities as well as serve as an assistant team leader in a variety of capacities, building their own leadership skills. The social worker will receive weekly clinical supervision that meets the requirements for LCSW hours and have access to all CUCS agency trainings. Recent MSW graduates are encouraged to apply; must obtain your LMSW within 6 months of hire.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • MSW or LMSW
  • Related experience working with mentally ill, HIV positive or homeless individuals is strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual applicants preferred
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Computer literacy. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team.


Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual applicants preferred

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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