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Case Manager - Supportive Housing

Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.

Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure that consumers are living in safe, clean and decent environments. Assist consumers with assessing needs and strengths to set goals and objectives. Ensure that consumers are linked to all necessary ancillary services including psychiatric, medical/dental treatment, vocational and educational resources, legal and financial entitlements. Provide crisis intervention in acute episodes of emotional and physical distress in order to contain consumer’s regression and to ensure the safety of consumers. Represent the agency at conferences, meetings, treatment providers, community and professional groups. Write the individual service plans, service plan reviews in a timely manner for all consumers on the assigned caseload. Assist consumers with entitlements, budgeting and managing utilities. Escort consumers to housing, benefits, and psychiatric/medical appointments when required. Extensive walking around the City to escort and visit consumers at scatter site locations. Responsible to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an Associates degree and at least 2 years of Mental Health experience, particularly in the area of case management; BSW and CASAC are desirable, good interpersonal, writing skills and computer skills – experience with AWARDS preferred and bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.

Contact

HOW TO APPLY: E-mail cover letter and resume to WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org Note: in the subject line “SHP Case Manager”

Posted on 03/15/17; CVMHA ID #10826