Social Worker- Lee

Center for Urban Community Services

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 Lee. The Lee, located in the Lower East Side, is a 208 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom will have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or HIV/AIDS. CUCS will provide comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which includes evidence based practices such as Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing and Wellness Self Management.

Responsibilities: The Social Worker will provide a full range of clinical services to tenants; assist in program planning, development and implementation of group services with particular emphasis on mental health, chemical dependency services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Additional responsibilities include involvement in evidenced based practices such a Supportive Employment and Motivational Interviewing. The social worker will receive weekly clinical supervision that meets the requirements for LCSW hours and have access to all CUCS agency trainings.


MSW; LMSW preferred. New hires will be required to be licensed within 6 months from date of hire.
Related experience working with mentally ill, HIV positive or homeless individuals is strongly preferred.
Must have excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills.
Computer literacy.
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document.
Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.