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Social Worker (Bilingual English/Spanish) in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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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


  • 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.