Social Worker

Department: Transitional & Supportive Housing/East Third Street Supportive Housing
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: The Third Street Supportive Housing Residence offers permanent housing to individuals with a history of homelessness and special needs. We provide on-site case management which includes linkage to community services, recreational and creative arts workshops and groups. This position reports to the Senior Social Worker.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work (MSW) with relevant experience required, LMSW preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in delivering case management services to the chronic mentally ill, homeless/formerly homeless and chemically dependent
  • Demonstrated experience in New York/New York supportive housing for special needs populations
  • Strong skills and interest in group work
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends in accordance with program needs.
  • Experience in using AWARDS client information system a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Provide pro-active case coordination to assist residents in accessing comprehensive bio-psycho-social care and advocacy in maintaining public benefits and optimizing health and wellness
  • Provide direct services including individual, group and community life activities
  • Network and coordinate care with other service providers
  • Collaborate with mental health and health care providers
  • Accurate and timely documentation of caseload’s assessments, service planning, progress and medication.
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Social Worker – East Third Street” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

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