Social Worker (LMSW)

Location: Manhattan , NY

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S:US is looking for experienced Social Workers to join our Homeless Services division

About the Position

The Social Worker at S:US will be working at our Adult Families Shelter in Manhattan in order to provide services to homeless families.  You will need to complete psychosocial assessments of complex families that have been impacted by multiple systems in order to assess their needs and facilitate appropriate linkages for the family to community-based services. As a Social Worker, you will interact with the New York City Department of Homeless Services staff, Shelter providers, and relevant community-based organizations to ensure families are receiving optimal care and service coordination. The families that you will be serving are in crisis-driven environment, so you will need a strong knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction, domestic violence, child maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions. 

About the Homeless Services

S:US is working hard to help prevent homelessness by operating homeless individuals and families, for people living with HIV/AIDS, for individuals with mental health challenges, and for families experiencing domestic violence. We also connect homeless people to medical centers to ensure primary medical care and adherence to treatment. Our Homeless Services include homeless prevention, shelters, outreach services, and transition services. 

Salary: $65,000 / year

Shift Schedule

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Flexible On-Call


  • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FS)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Commuter Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays
  • Wellness Initiatives and Employee Assistance Program


  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • CPR & First Aid certification 
  • Able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 virus
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development; emotional/behavioral health; mental health; family dynamics; and diagnostic classification
  • Bilingual, preferred

About S:US

At S:US, we are a nonprofit with a staff of 1,800 providing $245 million in services annually working to drive scalable solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances for people with disabilities, people in poverty, and people facing homelessness. Our efforts are supported by various local, state, and federal government entities as well as foundations, corporations, and individual donors. We take what we learn on the ground and use it to change systems and impact policy. We work with communities and individuals in every corner of the city and on Long Island by delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person in order to transform lives, improve neighborhoods, and boost future generations. 


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Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.