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Social Worker -Christopher

Center for Urban Community services


The Christopher is a 166-unit supportive housing residence for single adults located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The building provides permanent, affordable housing and case management services to low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and /or HIV/AIDS.

Responsibilities: The Social Worker will provide a full range of clinical services to tenants, assist in program planning, development and implementation of group services with particular emphasis on mental health, chemical dependency and services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Additional responsibilities include involvement in evidence based practices such as Supported Employment and Motivational Interviewing. CUCS provides regular LCSW supervision to all Social Workers practicing within the LCSW scope of practice.

Candidates who will complete their MSW studies in May 2017 will be considered


· Master’s Degree in Social Work required
· 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
· Excellent outreach, assessment, verbal and written communication skills
· Computer literacy
· Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.


Posted on 03/10/17; CVMHA ID #10810