Social Worker Full Time – Vida Guidance Center, Bronx, NY

Social Worker Full Time – Vida Guidance Center, Bronx, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and, are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths.

Responsibilities:   Social Workers will provide psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluations, counseling, medication follow-up care, case management, and other therapeutic services for adults, children and adolescents.  Duties will include:

  • Participates in in-take process and formulates a psychosocial evaluation and treatment plan
  • Provides individual and group counseling and/or concrete social services
  • Plans for discharge and aftercare
  • Makes referrals to community resources
  • Consults with professional personnel to implement a multidisciplinary approach to patient care
  • Maintains case records and prepares statistical reports


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • 3-6 years clinical experience, including assessment, crisis intervention, triage, brief therapy, case management, and care coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of OMH regulations, principles and practices
  • Ability to handle complex clinical situations e.g., crisis situations, severe psychopathology, emergency commitments, suicide and homicide assessment
  • Ability to function within an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate and culturally sensitive
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English required.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes:  health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume with salary requirements Please refer to the specific job title for which you are applying when submitting your application. Cover letters and resumes may also be faxed to Human Resources at 212-564-3445.

Comunilife is an equal opportunity employer.

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