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Case Manager - Supported Housing

The Bridge

Description

The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking Full-Time Case Managers to provide supportive services to a caseload of formerly homeless adults diagnosed with serious mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders who are living in independent apartments scattered throughout the borough of The Bronx; assist in identifying strengths, needs, abilities, and goals and create related service plans in electronic client records system; motivate clients to develop skills needed for independent living; assist and encourage adults to develop natural supports and include these supports in Service Plans and client related meetings; timely completion of required documentation for every client contact; ensure documentation meets OMH guidelines for level of care; co-facilitate groups in areas including but not limited to wellness, leadership, housing, stability, employment and education, relationships, and healthy decision making, and any other duties as required.

AA/EOE

Qualifications

BA preferred*2+ years in similar field; excellent English language skills; both verbal and written; preferred knowledge of AWARDS and the internet; willingness to learn and participate in Trauma Informed training and interventions.*Excellent time management skills; stress resistant, flexible; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team player; open to feedback; creative; excellent organizational skills; willingness to perform CPR/First Aid/AED/CPI/Naloxone *Preferred experience with mental health, substance abuse, and significant experience with crisis intervention and managing trauma triggered behaviors. Experience with Motivational Interviewing and Seeking Safety highly preferred.

Salary

Competitive

Contact

Please forward resume and cover to:

Daniel Beath, Supported Housing Supervisor

E-mail: dbeath@thebridgeny.org

Posted on 10/25/17; CVMHA ID #11516