Social Worker (HTS Kelly)
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 CUCS' Harlem Transitional Services Kelly Safe Haven. HTS' Kelly Safe Haven is a 60- bed residence. It provides chronically street homeless individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. A multidisciplinary staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff receive extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.
LMSW, experience with related populations, strong written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.