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Social Worker

Social Worker for Lantern Community Services

Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

Lantern Community Services’ (Lantern’s) mission is to champion the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. Lantern provides innovative services to help New Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate their lives. Our programs with proven results in health, employment, education and life skills are delivered inside our residences and tailored to each person’s needs.  We provide our clients—many of whom live with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV or other chronic illnesses—with the tools they need to integrate successfully into the greater community with dignity and independence.

Location and Work Schedule: This is a full-time position located at Vicinitas Hall in the Bronx, which requires a flexible schedule with at least one late shift. Job Description: The Social Worker (SW) is responsible for working with tenants towards comprehensive physical and emotional health and independence by incorporating client centered service planning and provision. The SW integrates clinical counseling and case management services that emphasize recovery and wellness, personal growth and housing stability, and foster independence. This position will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team in supportive housing serving young adults aged out of foster care. The SW reports to the Program Director. This position is exempt.

Responsibilities: • Provide integrated counseling and case management services that effectively engage tenants and promote personal growth and wellness, housing stability and accomplishment of service plan goals on an ongoing basis. • Meet with tenants for an initial assessment and goal planning. • Collaborate with tenants to assess strengths and challenges and develop a service plan that reflect the tenant’s progress and stated goals. • Effectively engage and work with a diverse caseload including young adults with histories of trauma, foster care, homelessness and mental health issues. • Build partnerships and linkages with progressive and/or alternative community agencies that serve the needs of tenants. • Work as a collaborative member of the team ensuring all tenants have access to high quality services in a safe and compassionate community. • Participate in and facilitate weekly clinical case conferences including intake meetings. • Develop and implement programming that address larger community trends and needs. • Create and maintain confidential records, charts and logs for each resident documenting all relevant information from individual and group interventions as well as correspondence with collateral services. • Participate in staff team meetings and trainings, individual supervision meetings, community meetings with residents and attend offsite trainings and present training material to program team. • Work closely with Leasing and Compliance team to ensure housing stability. • Perform other job-related functions, as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a related field such as social work, sociology or psychology. LMSW preferred; candidates in the process of preparing for the exam are welcome to apply. • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. • Minimum of 2 years’ experience providing direct service to one or more of the following populations: young adults, foster care, formerly homeless, persons with mental illness. • Strong history of effective engagement with clients and ability to highlight positive outcomes. • Ability to work in fast paced environment, multi-task and effectively handle serious and crisis oriented situations. • Dedication to positive outcomes through proactive, creative and respectful work with diverse and vulnerable populations. • Ability to work flexible hours periodically due to program and/or client needs. • Must possess strong clinical and excellent interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively as part of a team and have the ability to make sound assessments of tenants’ strengths and needs. • Experience working with evidence based models, specifically Motivational Interviewing and Illness Management and Recovery preferred.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: sw.vicinitas@lanterncommunity.org Note: Candidates being considered for the position must sign a release form for Lantern Community Services to perform a criminal background check. Lantern Community Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Lantern Community Services (Lantern) values the diversity of all our clients, staff, Board of Directors, and partners. By bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together, we create more vibrant, healthy and just communities. Lantern welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and experiences regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, veteran status, class, creed, and mental or physical disability.

Type: Full-time

Contact: sw.vicinitas@lanterncommunity.org

Educational Associate/ Youth Tutor

Educational Associate/ Youth Tutor for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Location: New York , NY

Department: Urban Family Center
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full Time (12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Date Posted: 11/21/16

Program Overview: One of the first publicly funded shelters, the Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors has provided safe refuge and on-site social services for survivors of domestic violence and their children since 1977. The shelter consists of 13 furnished apartments, each shared by two families. During their time-limited length of stay, residents are educated on family safety, non-violent relationship choices, economic self-sufficiency, and finding and maintaining permanent housing.

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree required with at least (4) years’ experience or Bachelor’s Degree Deep commitment to supporting the well-being and educational success of children and young adults Classroom experience in supporting learners of all ages, grade levels, and subject area from a variety of backgrounds and settings Experience in the development and implementation of lesson plans Must be able to research and implement educational technologies as tools for individualized student support Must be familiar with the Common Core standards Experience in working with students individually and in group settings Experience in working with children who have social, emotional or familial issues Excellent oral communication and excellent writing skills Must have good interpersonal skills, judgment and problem solving ability Must be comfortable traveling throughout the 5 boroughs using public transportation Must be flexible with schedule changes

Responsibilities: Plan and deliver clear and engaging educational lessons that fit the need of student Must be able to differentiate curriculum based on the need of the student (this includes but not limited to learning level, behavior and attention span) Use regular formal and informal educational assessments to ensure that students achieve and maintain mastery of all contents being taught Work collaboratively with, parents, teachers, schools, care providers, caseworkers and other professionals to support struggling students Establish and maintain strong lines of communication with parents Work collaboratively with the schools of the students that you are providing services to (meeting with school personnel, sending and receiving email information) Write statistical reports and keep accurate records Provide one and one and group tutoring to all grade levels Provide assessment and individual and group counseling to at risk children Escort children to trips and special programming; assist and accompany students to creative arts programs, computer workshops, and other special youth trips Maintain written records of documented incidents, accidents, group attendance, and complete group summary and statistical records Monitor and track students’ attendance and school achievement Help children complete homework Assist with supervision of evening program, recreation, and special events Work with the Youth Social Worker to provide educational plans for the children Enhance the developmental and educational growth of the children Other related duties as assigned

To Apply: email Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Educational Associate/Youth Tutor” AND the website where the position was found. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

Type: Full-Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Case Management Supervisor

Case Management Supervisor for Lantern Community Services

Posted: Nov 22, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

Lantern Community Services’ (Lantern’s) mission is to champion the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. Lantern provides innovative services to help New Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate their lives. Our programs with proven results in health, employment, education and life skills are delivered inside our residences and tailored to each person’s needs.  We provide our clients—many of whom live with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV or other chronic illnesses—with the tools they need to integrate successfully into the greater community with dignity and independence.

Location and Work Schedule: This is a full-time position located in the Bronx, which requires one late shift on a weeknight and possibly one shift a month on a Saturday or Sunday. Job Description: The Case Management Supervisor is responsible for direct supervision of the case management team and also provides individual counseling as assigned. We are seeking a dynamic, engaging Case Management Supervisor to work with young adults (18 – 26 years old) in supportive housing and assist them in stabilizing their lives and attaining their work, health, social, and community living goals. The ideal candidate will have solid clinical knowledge as well as experience working with families and/or young adults impacted by mental illness, substance abuse, foster care and homelessness and supervisory experience. Additionally, the Case Management Supervisor will be a proactive and creative problem solver; and a demonstrated leader in promoting the growth of social services staff onsite. The Case Management Supervisor works closely with the Program Director and the interdisciplinary team to build and maintain a safe program culture that emphasizes respect for all community members and ensures all clients progress forward in their goals. The Case Management Supervisor reports to the Program Director. This position is exempt.

Responsibilities: • Provides clinical supervision to the case management staff while balancing a small caseload; • Collaborates with other staff, providers and caregivers to coordinate services for each client; • Reviews and signs-off on documentation completed by the case management team, and monitors the appropriateness of the standards of care; • Conducts internal chart reviews; • Participates in assessment interviews with prospective clients of the housing program and assesses clients’ ability to reside safely at the residence; • Links clients to services provided by other community based organizations; • Enters progress notes into electronic case records following all meetings and collaborations concerning clients; • Assists in financial planning and budgeting to ensure that clients are able to meet their financial needs and do meet their rental obligations; • Conducts group and individual counseling sessions; • Completes required monthly reports as assigned by the Program Director; • Assists the Program Director with hiring and training of new staff; • Actively participates in staff meetings, clinical treatment meetings, community meetings with clients and trainings; • Ensures all staff attend trainings to address clinical and programmatic needs and have the appropriate training; • Knowledge and comfortability working in a harm reduction model with individuals actively struggling with ongoing substance use issues; • Must possess strong clinical and excellent interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively as part of a team and have the ability to make sound assessments of tenants’ strengths and needs; • Experience working with evidence based models, specifically Motivational Interviewing and Illness Management and Recovery preferred; • Provides crisis intervention as necessary; • Performs other job-related functions, as assigned.

Qualifications: • The Case Management Supervisor position requires a Master’s Degree; an LMSW, LCSW or LMHC is preferred. • A minimum of 2 years of experience providing direct service to one or more of the following populations is required: formerly homeless and chronically homeless people and families, young adults aged out of foster care, people with mental illness or people in recovery from addiction. • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. • Strong history of effective engagement with clients and ability to highlight positive outcomes. • Ability to work in fast paced environment, multi-task and effectively handle serious and crisis oriented situations. • Dedication to positive outcomes through proactive, creative and respectful work with diverse and vulnerable populations. • Ability to work flexible hours periodically due to program and/or client needs. • Must possess strong clinical and excellent interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively as part of a team and have the ability to make sound assessments of tenants’ strengths and needs.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: cms.vicinitas@lanterncommunity.org Note: Candidates being considered for the position must sign a release form for Lantern Community Services to perform a criminal background check. Lantern Community Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Lantern Community Services (Lantern) values the diversity of all our clients, staff, Board of Directors, and partners. By bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together, we create more vibrant, healthy and just communities. Lantern welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and experiences regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, veteran status, class, creed, and mental or physical disability.

Type: Full time

Contact: cms.vicinitas@lanterncommunity.org

Independent Contractor Psychiatrist for On-site Work with Housing Programs

Independent Contractor Psychiatrist for On-site Work with Housing Programs for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground, a not-for-profit agency providing homeless services, seeks a psychiatrist to work closely with social services staff providing evaluation and treatment to homeless and formerly homeless New Yorkers. This is an opportunity to work in unique settings where you can truly meet your patients “where they’re at,” without any restrictions or burdens associated with billing insurance companies.

Breaking Ground is a not for profit agency that provides person-centered services with a harm reduction approach. Currently there are opportunities to work in a transitional residence for homeless men and women, and with a team that supports formerly homeless individuals who are now in permanent housing.

We are seeking a dynamic, collaborative clinician who is dedicated to engaging clients with serious mental illness and co-morbid disorders.  The psychiatrist will work with a multi-disciplinary team to:

Psychiatrist for On-site Work with Housing Programs Independent Contractor, 8-35 hours weekly Summary: Breaking Ground, a not-for-profit agency providing homeless services, seeks a psychiatrist to work closely with social services staff providing evaluation and treatment to homeless and formerly homeless New Yorkers. This is an opportunity to work in unique settings where you can truly meet your patients “where they’re at,” without any restrictions or burdens associated with billing insurance companies. Breaking Ground is a not for profit agency that provides person-centered services with a harm reduction approach. Currently there are opportunities to work in a transitional residence for homeless men and women, and with a team that supports formerly homeless individuals who are now in permanent housing. We are seeking a dynamic, collaborative clinician who is dedicated to engaging clients with serious mental illness and co-morbid disorders. The psychiatrist will work with a multi-disciplinary team to:

Responsibilities: • Identify and engage clients in need of psychiatric treatment • Conduct diagnostic interviews and provide written psychiatric evaluations • Prescribe medications and provide psychotherapeutic care • Assist in planning and presenting educational materials to staff • Participate in clinical meetings and supervisory meetings as needed We offer competitive compensation. Daytime hours are preferred, with some flexibility.

Qualifications: Board Eligible or board-certified in Psychiatry Licensed and registered to practice in New York State Proficient computer skills

If interested, please contact: Jill Maddox, MD Medical Director, Breaking Ground jill.maddox@breakingground.org

Type: Independent Contractor

Contact: jill.maddox@breakingground.org

Program Director – Domenech and Redwood - (SL10799)

Program Director for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground) is currently looking for an Program Director to join our team. The Program Director is responsible for ensuring effective clinical and on-site primary care services for The Domenech, a HUD 202 building which consists of 71 units of low-income and special needs housing for seniors, and in some cases their families and Redwood Senior Living, a nearby HUD 202 building with 81 units for low income seniors.

Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground) is currently looking for an Program Director to join our team. The Program Director is responsible for ensuring effective clinical and on-site primary care services for The Domenech, a HUD 202 building which consists of 71 units of low-income and special needs housing for seniors, and in some cases their families and Redwood Senior Living, a nearby HUD 202 building with 81 units for low income seniors. The Program Director will provide oversight of on-site social services and tenant activities for both locations and serve as the Site Liaison for onsite primary care through administrative management of operations. The Director must support and further BG’s overall mission of ending homelessness by maintaining the highest quality of housing, and through strategic collaborations, work to achieve outcomes that keep tenants safely housed. He/she must also work closely and discerningly with organizations to ensure quality healthcare and clinical services the building and its residents. The Program Director must establish and maintain strong and positive relationships with direct reports and deal with tenants in a positive, sensitive and knowledgeable manner. The Director must be a strong internal and external communicator when issues emerge that impact the building and community at large and must confidently represent BG’s mission to external stakeholders on and off site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Provide clinical supervision and leadership of day-to-day operations, trouble shoot, and problem- solve and strategize solutions around tenant engagement. Make important decisions regarding programmatic, tenant and staff issues • Provide administration and management of the site’s primary care operation, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures, including scheduling and tracking of tenants. • Oversee on-site social services and activities at Redwood Senior Living • Represent BG’s mission and build relationships with decision-makers in the local community assistance, etc. • Monitor contracts and ensure compliance with outside agencies regarding audits, tenant concerns, work with HOPS on agency-wide issues including the implementation of databases & report review • Maintain building budget and contracts with outside vendors • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A minimum of 5 yrs. Supervisory experience preferred; 3 years in managerial operations • Administration of CPR and Naloxone • Strong writing and verbal communication and supervision skills to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations. • Superior organizational skills. • Masters in Social Work or related degree; LMSW or LCSW preferred • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and similar software, including custom databases • Crisis de-escalation, crisis intervention and universal precautions

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Outreach Housing Advocate - Street to Home Brooklyn/Queens - (JR10797)

Outreach Housing Advocate for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Outreach Housing Advocate works with street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. Specifically, s/he will conduct street outreach with the objective of engaging individuals to determine their eligibility for Street to Home services and to help secure appropriate housing solutions for all people who are street homeless. If chronic, Outreach Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing. If not chronic, Outreach Advocate will utilize available resources to secure other housing placements.

The Outreach Housing Advocate works with street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. Specifically, s/he will conduct street outreach with the objective of engaging individuals to determine their eligibility for Street to Home services and to help secure appropriate housing solutions for all people who are street homeless. If chronic, Outreach Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing. If not chronic, Outreach Advocate will utilize available resources to secure other housing placements. Outreach Advocate will work with a partner at all times and will spend the majority of the shift in an automobile conducting street outreach. The incumbent will respond to 311 calls and community concerns; participate in Code Blue and Code Red alerts; identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hot spots/encampments; conduct a bi-annual vulnerability index on all clients in their catchment area; and enter all required data into outreach database(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Engage all persons on the street who appear homeless •Create and maintain active registry of chronic homeless clients; non-chronic included in registry •Conduct vulnerability assessment •Attend clinical supervision and training •Develop and maintain recordkeeping files and databases, completion of necessary reports and data entry •Collaborate with Parks Dept, NYPD, DSNY, MTA, and other agencies •Respond to 311 calls •Participate in Code Blue/Red •Monitor encampments •Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS : •Two years related work experience. •Knowledge of local benefit agencies (Public Assistance). Familiarity with substance abuse, mental health and employment issues. Strong oral and written communication skills. •Bachelor’s degree or equivalent •Microsoft Office Suite and electronic record keeping •Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Assistant Program Director – East Flatbush Safe Haven - (DB10807)

Assistant Program Director for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Assistant Program Director of Safe Haven (APD) is responsible for supporting the Program Director in the overall management of the program, including providing direct supervision to three (3) Clinical Coordinators and (1) Harm Reduction Specialist. S/he plays the primary role in ensuring that clients receive services that meet regulatory and agency standards, and ensures that records are kept in compliance with those standards.

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Assistant Program Director of Safe Haven (APD) is responsible for supporting the Program Director in the overall management of the program, including providing direct supervision to three (3) Clinical Coordinators and (1) Harm Reduction Specialist. S/he plays the primary role in ensuring that clients receive services that meet regulatory and agency standards, and ensures that records are kept in compliance with those standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES · Manage social service delivery including program oversight, staff supervision, and training · Liaison with external stakeholders including service partners, government representatives, community stakeholders, hospital personnel, and other agencies to ensure responsive and effective service planning and program operations · Attend relevant meetings required of the Department of Homeless Services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS · Minimum four (4) years post-masters applicable experience with related populations including supervisory, administrative, and management experience. Experience training staff preferred. · Refined analytical, decision-making, and organization skills from experience as an operational and clinical manager: Ability to identify and facilitate necessary programmatic change. · Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities, and create a climate conducive to effective engagement with clients who present with multiple disabilities. · Strong written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues and to ensure quality services and program operations. · Thorough clinical understanding of relevant service delivery concepts and structures, including Housing First, motivational interviewing, harm reduction models, behavioral and medical health systems, and the ability to access and negotiate the full range of services for recipients · LMSW · Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access-based databases and the ability to learn new programs are preferred. · NYS Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) required, LCSW preferred · Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Case Manager – East Flatbush Safe Haven - (DB10801)

Case Manager for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Case Manager will provide case management services to homeless individuals, some with multiple disabilities, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing.

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Case Manager will provide case management services to homeless individuals, some with multiple disabilities, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Conduct an initial assessment of incoming clients who are referred from the shelter system •Conduct psychosocial evaluations •Connect clients to psychiatric services •Connect clients to medical treatment & substance abuse treatment facilities when applicable •Obtain identification, public benefits and other applicable income sources for clients •Meet regularly with clients to assess needs, encourage harm reduction, and develop service plans •Prepare all documentation for housing applications; Assist and counsel clients in the process of obtaining permanent housing •Maintain record keeping in compliance with agency standards as well as those of City and State agencies •Intervene in crisis situations •Escort clients to appointments when needed •Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS •Four years of work experience, experience working with homeless adults and substance abuse issues preferred •Experience with harm reduction and motivational interviewing techniques strongly preferred. •Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience •Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access-based databases and the ability to learn new programs are preferred •Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Office Manager – East Flatbush Safe Haven - (DB10805)

Office Manager for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Office Manager is responsible for bookkeeping, which includes but limited to petty cash, check requisitions and billing. Responsibilities also include scheduling, taking meeting notes, maintaining filing systems, writing letters & other correspondence, maintaining client data and other office support functions. The Office Manager is often an important point of contact for building clients; the person in this position must have exceptional interpersonal skills.

Located in Brooklyn, the East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for 110 chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Office Manager is responsible for bookkeeping, which includes but limited to petty cash, check requisitions and billing. Responsibilities also include scheduling, taking meeting notes, maintaining filing systems, writing letters & other correspondence, maintaining client data and other office support functions. The Office Manager is often an important point of contact for building clients; the person in this position must have exceptional interpersonal skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Direct/answer client questions •Responsible for maintaining the petty cash, billing, check request and Metro cards •Maintain facility and staff activity calendars •Track vacations and attendance •Maintain client data •Keep an updated file of vendors, order and track supplies •Maintain filing system, office supplies •Answer phones, direct calls and messages •Attend meetings and keep notes •Coordinate events •Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: •A minimum of two years related work experience •Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills •Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team •Able to work with a diverse/special needs population •Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously •Must have exceptional written and verbal skills •Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) •Experience working with homeless/formerly homeless populations preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Residential Aide - The Andrews - (KM10808)

Residential Aide for Breaking Ground

Posted: Nov 20, 2016

Location: Manhattan, NY

The Residential Aide will assist in ensuring effective front office operation of the facility. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of the program. Maintain program stability by providing support, assistance, and monitoring of the premises

The Residential Aide will assist in ensuring effective front office operation of the facility. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of the program. Maintain program stability by providing support, assistance, and monitoring of the premises

ESSENTIAL DUTIES Monitoring of residents; making hourly rounds with security wand, and maintaining a safe, stable housing environment Provide residents with access to their medication Answer telephone calls, direct calls, take messages, answer questions, and provide information Reporting and documentation of incidents, crisis intervention , communicating with On-call management team Record keeping including documentation of daily attendance, shift report, bed count, visitors, writing progress notes as needed, etc Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations Circulate among residents, visitors, or employees to preserve order and protect property Urine Drug Screen (UDS) collection/assignment, complete property and room searches as needed, and distribute mail Screen residents and visitors and packages to prevent passage of prohibited articles into residence Use company vehicle to transport residents to and from appointments in the community and as directed by program management Perform other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Two to four years related experience Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), Associates degree preferred Experience CPR and First Aid certifications a plus Valid New York State Driver’s License or equivalent Experience working with homeless population and with Veterans helpful

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: FT

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

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