198 East 121st Street
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 the Uptown and Scattered Site program. The program provides off-site evidence based , person centered and harm reduction services primarily to special needs individuals and families with histories of homelessness, mental illness and/or substance abuse. The individuals and families are located in six-buildings within the Harlem/Washington Heights community as well as Scattered Site apartments throughout Harlem/Washington Heights and the Bronx. Once housed clients are provided case management services such as outreach, crisis prevention and intervention, psychiatric assessment and treatment, medication monitoring, information and referral, money management and collaborative service planning and support services to families.
Responsibilities: The Social Worker will provide a range of clinical services to help clients live full and satisfying lives in the community. The Social Worker will help their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations for both congregate and scattered site housing, and strive as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values, and vision statements. This position is ideal for recent graduates.
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
- MSW, LMSW preferred
- Excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills
- Computer literacy required
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 preferred
Minimum Education Required
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