14 E. 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 work in the Flat Iron District of Manhattan with 24 other diverse and dynamic people who are helping formerly homeless individuals recover from trauma and live full and satisfying lives!
The Case Manager will work with a caseload of 25-30 people. The Case Manager will provide case management as well as person centered clinical services including but not limited to entitlements assistance, counselling, advocacy, referrals and information, crisis intervention, engagement, monitoring, regular outreach, psycho-education, escorting to various appointments within the community, and coordination of care with outside service providers. The case manager can also co-facilitate other groups with another co-worker.
- BSW and 1 year of relevant work experience, -or- BA and 2 Years of relevant work experience, -or- High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years of relevant work experience. For applicants without a college degree, every 30 credits can be substituted for 1 year of experience.
- Demonstrated ability to provide services to clients with psychiatric and medical disabilities and with issues of substance abuse.
- Computer literacy, excellent writing and verbal communication skills are required.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a core services team.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Minimum Education Required
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