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Per Diem Social Worker

Center for Urban Community Services

Description

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 Christopher. 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.

Work in tandem with scheduled per diem case manager to provide a wide range of clinical services to tenants, including but not limited to: Wellness outreach to tenants, supportive counseling, facilitating organized activities, crisis intervention, risk assessments, assistance with self administration of medications, community escorts, and coordination with hospitals/collateral providers.

The per diem social worker will supervise the Friday evening and Saturday program, in coordination with on-call staff as needed.

Qualifications

•LMSW or LCSW

•Related experience working in housing and/ or with special populations including individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders or history of homelessness.

•Good verbal and written communications skills.

•Computer literacy.

•Leadership/supervisory experience preferred.

•Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

•Must have weekend availability at a minimum of two weekends, monthly

Schedule: Alternate weekends, Friday evenings 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 10am – 4pm, including some holidays.

Friday arrival time can be negotiated for otherwise strong candidates.

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Posted on 06/28/18; CVMHA ID #12174