Services for the Underserved

  • Social Worker (Bilingual English/Spanish)

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Homeless Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

     

    Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

    For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

    We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

    Position Overview:

    The Social Worker will provide group, individual counseling, case management, psychotherapy, and medication management to chemically dependent clients with moderate to severe co-occurring mental health and/or medical disorders. The Social Worker will also provide couples and/or family counseling where clinically appropriate. Complete all related documentation, including progress notes and treatment plans. Communicate with other staff members as needed and participate in case conference and meetings.

        

     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

     

                                       

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

    • LMSW/LCSW required
    • Bilingual Spanish required
    • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a multi- disciplinary team and/or previous experience with homeless population.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist adults of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.

     

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.

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