Bilingual LCSW/ LMSW Social Worker – Full time position
Service Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP)

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Post Date: Sep 04, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - Alaska - New York
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Description
LCSW/ LMSW   Social Worker – Full time position – SPOP is a nationally recognized leader in geriatric mental health. SPOP was the first, and remains one of a handful of agencies in the nation that focuses on the comprehensive mental health needs of seniors living in the community. Since our inception in 1972 we have been providing a full array of services to older adults living in the Manhattan community. SPOP is a NYS licensed mental health provider serving over 1000 elderly individuals each year through our programs: Clinic, Personalized Recovery Oriented Service (PROS) program, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Bereavement Support, and Education and Training. SPOP operates the only geriatric PROS program in New York State.

For more information on SPOP please visit our website at www.SPOP.org

SPOP has an outstanding reputation in the field of geriatrics and mental health and has received numerous national, state and local awards recognizing our excellence and provision of innovative programming. As part of an innovative partnership with the New York City Department for the Aging and Thrive NYC we are now seeking a Bilingual Spanish LCSW or LMSW to join us and help us continue our organizational vision and achieve the agency’s mission of enhancing the quality of life of older adults and to foster their independent living through the delivery of comprehensive mental health and supportive services, advocacy and education.

The LMSW/LCSW position focuses on providing mental health services to older adults at satellite sites in Manhattan. Our innovative model allows for therapeutic interventions to occur in settings in which older adults can participate in treatment with minimum stigma and maximum connection to care, such as Senior Centers and case management agencies. SPOP offers a supportive clinical environment and expert supervision, as well as competitive salary and benefits package, including a signing bonus.

Skills
Requirements: Qualified applicants are required to have an LCSW or LMSW license and Bilingual Spanish language skills. Experience with an older adult population is preferred. Candidates should have strong clinical skills as well as experience with using an electronic health record and facilitating groups.

Notes
Send resume and cover letter to:
Catherine Thurston, LCSW
Chief Program Officer



Contact Details

Email: cthurston@spop.org