14 EAST 28TH STREET
The Center for Urban Community Services (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 Prince George. Located in the Flat Iron District of Midtown, Manhattan, it is a 415 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or HIV / AIDS. CUCS embraces a holistic, person centered approach to the work and incorporates several evidence based practices including but not limited to: Wellness Self-Management, Motivational Interviewing and Person Centered Service Planning.
Come join a fun, dynamic team, of 24 other people that are dedicated and passionate about helping our clients overcome past abuses, traumas, homelessness and substance abuse to live better lives!
Responsibilities: The Social Worker is part of a six person team and is responsible for providing a full range of direct services to clients with particular emphasis on mental health, physical health, and substance abuse services. Responsibilities include crisis-intervention, medication management and regulatory compliance. Additional responsibilities include training in, and utilization of a broad array of Evidence Based Practices such as: Wellness Self-Management, Supported Employment, Person Centered Service Planning, and Motivational Interviewing. We are seeking a candidate that embraces a recovery orientation, a harm reduction approach, and a dedication to helping our clients live a full and satisfying life in the community.
In this job, you will be able to work toward your LCSW by obtaining the necessary clinical practice hours and receiving supervision from a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Master's Degree in Social Work is required.
- An LMSW is required within six months of hire.
- Recent and upcoming graduates and experienced clinicians encouraged to apply.
- Computer literacy required.
- Must be able to work effectively as part of a team.
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
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual Spanish / English strongly preferred.
Minimum Education Required
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