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Social Worker (Webster/Park House) - R

Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, is recruiting for a Social Worker to join the Park House/Webster Residence team.The Social Worker will provide a full range of person-centered, strengths-based clinical services to a caseload of approximately 25-30 individuals with the objective to help people live full and satisfying lives in the community. Services include case management, entitlements assistance, counseling, advocacy, referrals and information, crisis intervention, engagement, monitoring, regular outreach, psycho-education, escorting to various appointments within the community, and coordination of care with outside service providers.The Social Worker is additionally expected to 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, as well as close collaboration with the team's Clinical Supervisor in leadership of the team to meet contractual obligations and achieve program success while fulfilling CUCS's core purpose, values and vision. The Social Worker is also expected to actively participate in program conversations and positive change activities in regard to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.The social worker will receive weekly clinical supervision that meets the requirements for LCSW hours and will have access to all CUCS agency trainings.MSW required; LMSW preferredCUCS requires that all full-time social workers who provide services within the LMSW scope of practice to be licensed within 6 months from date of hireRelated experience in the mental health field, and/or working with HIV positive or homeless individuals is strongly preferredExcellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skillsComputer literacy requiredBilingual Spanish/English preferredRecent and upcoming graduates and experienced clinicians encouraged to applyBenefits We Offer:Annual Time Off Benefits: 17 days of PTO for new hires, 20 days of PTO after 1 yr of service, 27 days of PTO after 5 yrs of service, 8 Sick days, 2 Mental Health days, 12 paid holidaysComprehensive medical, vision, and dental plansEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)403(b) Retirement Plan, Employer contribution and match contribution after 2 years of servicePre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Benefit Plan)Transit SubsidyPaid Family Leave; Short-Term Disability insuranceHealth Savings accountLife insuranceTuition reimbursementCUCS/Janian requires all employees and contractors at all locations to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated by their start date and must provide proof of vaccination status. Exceptions will be made only for those staff who request and present adequate support for a reasonable accommodation as defined by City, State, and Federal Law.

Keywords: CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC, New Rochelle , Social Worker (Webster/Park House) - R, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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