Social Worker, Kenmore Hall

Housing and Services, Inc. is seeking a Social Worker for Kenmore Hall. Our mission is to solve housing crises for all New Yorkers through permanent, cost-effective solutions. We provide hope and stability to frail individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, mental illness, and addiction in safe and nurturing environments, empowering our residents to live as independently and crisis-free as possible in our four residential programs: The Cecil Hotel, Kenmore Hall, The Narragansett, and Scattered Site Housing.

The Social Worker will provide comprehensive case management services to their caseload including: coordination of care, individual counseling, advocacy, engagement/outreach, medical compliance monitoring and referral, service plans, regular home and office visits, and quality documentation in AWARDS (HMIS database) of the same. The Social Worker will contribute to a program culture that is person-centered, holistic, and committed to continuous improvement. The Social Worker is expected to participate in socialization activities and monthly House Meetings. The Social Worker will comply with all DHS and DOHMH guidelines and contractual requirements. All HSI programs adhere to a housing first approach and harm reduction model.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree required. Masters Degree in Social Work or social service related field with 2 years experience working with the formerly homeless. Preferred experience with the mentally ill, and chemically addicted; SPMI and MICA knowledgeable encouraged to apply. Must have excellent writing , computer and communication skills. Preferably knowledge of the AWARDS HMIS database. Knowledge of community resources, harm reduction and person-centered approach essential. A strong commitment to our mission and a dedication to those we serve paramount.

*Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred.

How to apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Ada Tavares, HR Manager, at

atavares@hsi-ny.org

New York City, New York
2014-05-31
Housing and Services, Inc.
Ada Tavares
atavares@hsi-ny.org


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