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Social Worker (Sydelle)

Bronx, New York
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
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 Sydelle, a 107 unit supportive housing program for low income and formerly homeless individuals and families located in the East Tremont section of the Bronx. The population served includes individuals with histories of substance abuse and mental illness. Services provided include case management, mental health services and person centered service planning.


The Social Worker will carry a caseload and provide decision making and service delivery responsibilities including crisis-intervention, medication management and regulatory compliance. Social Worker will participate and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, outcome-oriented and dedicated to continuous quality improvement.

The Social Worker is responsible for working with an assigned group of clients to help them live full and satisfying lives in the community; helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs core purpose, core values and vision statements.

While the Social Worker is principally responsible for providing services directly to clients and in doing that to function with a level of autonomy that is appropriate to their professional training and experience, they are also expected to understand and support the management activities that ensure the good functioning of the team and the program as a whole. They may also be expected to provide oversight and support to their team in the absence of the Clinical Supervisor or the team leader. The Social Worker may be assigned additional responsibilities.


MSW required, LMSW preferred
CUCS requires that all full-time social workers have a social work license within 6 months from date of hire.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Computer literacy
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required
Experience with related populations, including children and families preferred
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  • Job Reference: 674019088-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Location: Bronx, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent