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Social Worker-The Prince George

Center For Urban Community Services

Description

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Social Worker position at the Prince George. Located in the Flat Iron District of Midtown, Manhattan, it is a 415 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or HIV / AIDS. CUCS embraces a holistic, person centered approach to the work and incorporates several evidence based practices including but not limited to: Wellness Self-Management, Motivational Interviewing and Person Centered Service Planning.

Responsibilities: The Social Worker is part of a six person team and is responsible for providing a full range of direct services to clients with particular emphasis on mental health, physical health, and substance abuse services. Responsibilities include crisis-intervention, medication management and regulatory compliance. Additional responsibilities include training in, and utilization of a broad array of Evidence Based Practices such as: Wellness Self-Management, Supported Employment, Person Centered Service Planning, and Motivational Interviewing. We are seeking a candidate that embraces a recovery orientation, a harm reduction approach, and a dedication to helping our clients live a full and satisfying life in the community.

Come join a fun, dynamic team, of 24 other people that are dedicated and passionate about helping our clients overcome past abuses, traumas, homelessness and substance abuse to live better lives!

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work is required.

An LMSW is required within six months of hire.

Recent and upcoming graduates and experienced clinicians encouraged to apply.

Computer literacy required.

Must be able to work effectively as part of a team.

Bilingual Spanish / English strongly preferred.

Contact

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Posted on 07/05/18; CVMHA ID #12187