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INTAKE SOCIAL WORKER/GROUP LEADER

Center for Urban Community services

Description

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 July 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 an Intake Social Worker/Group leader for the Drop In Center. The shift is M-F 9am-5pm.

•The Intake Social Worker is responsible for client intake upon entry into the DIC. This includes screening of clients, conducting interviews, making enrollment decisions in collaboration with the management team and introducing new clients to the services offered at the program.

•The Intake Social Worker/Group leader also provides group services, developing groups, classes and activities, and ensuring that evidence based practices adhere to fidelity standards.

•The Intake Social Worker/Group leader is also responsible for helping clients to live fuller, more satisfying lives in the community, and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values, and vision statements. They are expected to understand and support the management activities that ensure the good functioning of the team and program as a whole.

Qualifications

Experience and Education Required:
• MSW; LMSW preferred.
o 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.

o 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.

Contact

Send resume and cover letter to the following email address: tracey.erhardt@cucs.org

Posted on 03/27/18; CVMHA ID #11980