Services for the Underserved

Social Worker

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Category
Homeless Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Social Worker will work be responsible for the overall delivery and coordination of services for homeless families residing in an Adult Families with Children Tier II shelter. The (Family) Social Worker is responsible for interfacing with the New York City Department of Homeless Services Staff, Shelter providers and relevant community based organizations to enhance and ensure families are in receipt of optimal care and service coordination; be responsible for the completion of psychosocial assessments of complex families impacted by multiple systems. Assess family needs and facilitate appropriate linkages for families to community based services. Work within a crisis driven environment with a knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction, domestic violence, child maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions.

Qualifications

  • Master of Social Work Degree with LMSW       
  • Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development; emotional/behavioral health; mental health; parent-child relationships family dynamics; and diagnostic classification
  • Strong expertise in strengths-based, solution-focused, and family-centered practice
  • Knowledge of guidelines, policies and regulations relating to child welfare, safety, permanency and well-being
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to assist individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences
  • Bilingual candidates preferred                 

Company Overview

Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.

 

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others.  We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values:  respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. 

 

S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals.

 

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

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