Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.
For those who receive certification before September 1, 2004: A valid Certified Social Worker (CSW) certificate issued by the New York State Department of Education is required.
For those who receive certification after September 1, 2004: A valid Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) must be obtained within one year of the date of appointment. Employees who fail to obtain their LCSW or LMSW within one year after appointment will automatically have their probationary periods extended for no more than six months. Failure to obtain the LCSW or LMSW by the end of 18 months of service will result in dismissal.
-5 years direct service experience working with highly vulnerable populations, particularly the homeless, and people with health, mental health, substance abuse issues as well as families
-Experience working with Law Enforcement or other criminal justice entities
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience with evidenced-based interventions, including engagement and rapport building with hard to reach clients, harm reduction and motivational interviewing strategies, non-violent crisis intervention techniques
-Ability to respond quickly and effectively to crisis situations
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team and exercises mature and professional judgment
-Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
-Knowledge of community-based treatment systems in NYC
-Proficient in Microsoft Work suite
-Flexible, adaptable and have the capability to work in a fast paced, professional environment.
**Evenings and Weekends as needed
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov
In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 265349.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.