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Social Worker - Paul's Place



The Center for Urban Community Services, (CUCS), is proud to announce that it will be opening a co-located Drop-in Center and Safe Haven in lower Manhattan in June 2018. The program will provide case management and housing placement services to 70 to 90 people at the Drop-In Center and 24 people at the Safe Haven. For more information about the programs please see attached program announcement.

We are currently hiring for three Social Worker positions for the Drop In Center (2) and Safe Haven (1). The shift is M-F 9am-5pm.

The Social Worker will carry a caseload and provide decision making and service delivery responsibilities including crisis intervention, Assistant with Self Administration of Medications, and regulatory compliance. The primary goal of each program is placement of clients into permanent housing. The Social Worker will participate and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, outcome oriented and dedicated to continuous quality improvement. This position carries considerable leadership responsibilities.


Experience and Education Required:

MSW; LMSW preferred. CUCS requires that all full time social workers who provide services within the LMSW or LCSW scope of practice have a license within 6 months from date of hire. Recent and upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be able to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred. Relevant experience working with population served by the program preferred. Candidates must have excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills. Computer literacy required.


Posted on 01/19/18; CVMHA ID #11792