Job Opportunities

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Clinical Supervisor - DR II

Clinical Supervisor for Comunilife

Posted: Oct 17, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and training of the case management staff of the HRA HASA Dona Rosita House Program.  Responsible for the coordination of the delivery of social support services to all clients.  The Clinical Supervisor also assists with the intake process of new clients.  Major responsibilities include the administration of the program, monitoring of program services, building relationships with other agencies, and the supervision and evaluation of social service staff. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure every client is receiving case management services.
  • Ensure effective delivery of support services from case managers for every client.
  • Coordinate and supervise efforts with case management and maintenance staff to ensure a minimum monthly occupancy rate of 95% is maintained.
  • Coordinate and supervise efforts to place new HASA clients in vacated units within a maximum of 30 days from referral.
  • Ensure that the initial and medical assessments are conducted, and that comprehensive service plans are developed that identify mutually agreed upon long and short-term goals.
  • Review and provide supervision in the development of case management service plans and ensure that reassessments are conducted on a quarterly basis (at minimum) to ensure that services are appropriate for the client’s current needs.
  • Provide oversight and supervision in the delivery of mental health and alcohol/substance abuse services and referrals, including assistance in accessing primary medical care, assistance with adherence to medication regiments, activities for daily living, nutritional services, recreation programs, assistance in employment assessments, training, private sector placement, prevention with positives, and delivery of an other services necessary for clients to increase their capacity for independent living.
  • Ensure that all client linkage agreements are monitored and updated, as necessary.
  • Supervise and coordinate efforts to provide assistance in obtaining and maintaining all government benefits and services for which the client is potentially eligible. Ensure that all case managers assist clients who are incapacitated, unable to budget, and/or comply with their fiscal responsibilities by applying for Representative Payee Status, if necessary.
  • Ensure that all case managers seek, secure, and maximize all potential offsets with their clients, specifically by collecting the portion of income that is set aside by State and/or Federal authorities for rental payments from those clients receiving Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability, veterans benefits, or pensions that would be an offset against the amount that Comunilife would receive from HRA pursuant to the program budget.
  • Assist and supervise case managers efforts in assisting clients to locate an alternative housing option when a client’s health so requires.
  • Provide regular supervision of the staff performance in the provision of client services.
  • Maintain all documents necessary for a quality assurance review by Comunilife or HRA.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, or yearly reports as requested by HRA.
  • Provide supervision and training to all social services staff. On occasion, accompany social service staff to client sites to assure quality assessments
  • Review and monitor the psycho-social assessments, service plans, and the clients’ charts to assure completeness of documentation
  • Conduct the monthly interdisciplinary team case conferences and provide leadership for these meetings
  • Conduct weekly supervisory conferences with each staff member of the case management teams to review case records and client’s status and progress
  • Contact HASA to arrange intake interviews for new clients and complete intake interview forms for each new client
  • Provide the Program Director with information on the status of new referrals on a weekly basis.

Qualifications Include:

  •  Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HIV/AIDS case management supervision.
  • Knowledge of HRA Supportive Housing Program guidelines
  • Responsible, organized, effective, and efficient. Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Skill to communicate effectively in writing, vocally, and to listen actively.
  • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education with at least two (2) years to five (5) years supervisory experience, overseeing a case management team.
  • Individual, family and group counseling experience required, particularly with HIV/AIDS affected populations and/or substance abuse individuals.
  • Preference given to persons with experience in Scattered Sites Programs, bi-lingual, bi-cultural in Spanish.
  • Preferred HIV/AIDS pre-test and post-test certificates.
  • Licensed Masters in Social Work (LMSW) or New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW).

To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Program Director

Program Director for the Lantern Group

Posted: Oct 16, 2014

Location: New York, NY

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Program Director for a supportive housing program serving prior chronically homeless, mentally ill, single adults population in a supportive housing environment in Manhattan.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, supervise and develop a program team with a strong sense of accountability for achieving outcomes for residents and complying with Lantern and funder regulations and requirements.
  • Ensure all case records (electronic and paper) are accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date for all residents. The Program Director is responsible for monitoring staff compliance and providing training and support resources.
  • In conjunction with staff, oversee the development and implementation of program services, including groups, community/tenant meetings, activities and celebrations, etc. to meet tenant and program needs.
  • Provide regular, ongoing supervision of staff as appropriate and facilitate weekly staff and clinical meetings. Provide case management support to staff as needed.
  • Identify and meet training needs for staff. • In collaboration with Leasing and Compliance staff, screen potential clients for the program and assist with the move-in and program orientation process.
  • Assist with rent collection and ensure all staff members support housing stability through a proactive active approach to working with tenants around budgeting and money management.
  • Assess serious incidents, review appropriateness of incident management and make corrections as needed.
  • Utilize data to ensure program goals are met and to address trends (both positive and challenging).
  • Actively engage in training that promotes the Program Director's professional development and identifies trainings to support Program staff.
  • Provide monthly written reports to Senior Management.
  • Develop linkages with community organizations to support the work of the program.

Qualifications Include:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (licensed) required, SIFI preferred.
  • Experience with electronic case management systems, and demonstrated ability to utilize and review data to inform best practices in service provision.
  • Minimum of three years supervisory experience.
  • At least three to five years of progressive experience in implementing a direct service program.
  • Experience working with chronically homeless, mentally ill single adults is preferred
  • Knowledge of mental health, substance abuse and chronic homelessness is preferred.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, including crisis situations, and be flexible with work schedule when necessary.

Type: Full Time

Contact: pd.rustin@lanterngroup.org

Director of Health & Wellness

Director of Health and Wellness at the Lantern Group

Posted: Oct 10, 2014

Location: New York, NY

We are seeking a Director of Health and Wellness with expertise in public health and managed care, specifically with individuals with the complex health needs shared by many of our chronically homeless residents, including HIV/AIDS, mental illness, substance abuse and long neglected medical needs. This newly created position provides an opportunity for a performance‐driven professional to fully integrate our health and wellness outcome priorities into all levels of LCS programming.

Qualifications Include:

  • The Director will have demonstrated experience implementing evidence‐based practices and administering programs in compliance with challenging regulations and policies and a holistic and recovery‐oriented approach to fostering health and wellness.
  • The Director will also have demonstrated experience or familiarity with managed care and/or Health Homes.
  • Candidates must have a Master's degree in Public Health or a related field, and five years of experience working in community health, preferably with familiarity with New York City and State providers and benefit regulations.
  • Candidates must also have three years of experience in a management/supervisorial capacity.
  • Experience providing training to staff, facilitating groups and effectively engaging clients with multiple barriers to stability and independence;
  • keen judgment essential for planning and accomplishing goals,
  • navigating challenging bureaucratic systems and motivating and supporting staff;
  • experience with electronic case management and/or medical records systems and demonstrated ability to utilize and review data to inform best practices in service provision;
  • demonstrated success in relationship building and flexible, creative and solution‐oriented management approach;
  • and willingness to travel throughout Metro NYC are required.
  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse and/or HIV/AIDS and familiarity with the harm reduction and recovery approach to services and cultural competency are preferred.

Type: Full Time

Contact: swposting.dhw@gmail.com

High School Tutor

High School Tutor for the Neighborhood Development Program

Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The “Sophomore Scholars” Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law, a high school in the Lower East Side. Sophomore Scholars is a structured tutoring and homework assistance program servicing 30 high school sophomores. In addition to intensive tutoring services, students receive SAT Prep classes, case management, and counseling. The hired Tutors will provide structured tutoring, homework assistance, SAT Prep class assistance, and academic workshop facilitation for 30 sophomore students all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be available Monday and Wednesday 2:00-4:00pm with possible additional hours
  • Experience with group workshop facilitation preferred
  • At least two (2) years of experience tutoring adolescents required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with adolescents
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with staff members
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure 
  • Ability to display cultural competence
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management
  • Spanish fluency preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Provide structured tutoring, homework assistance, and basic academic advisement to 30 sophomores high school students
  • Facilitate small group and larger classroom workshops on a variety of topics surrounding academics, attendance, and both college and career readiness
  • Collaborate with counselors and social workers on student tutoring/academic intervention plans
  • Coordinate a team of volunteer tutors
  • Build relationships with both Community Based Organization (CBO) staff and school teachers and staff
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Maintain timely and consistent attendance
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “High School Tutor” 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: Temporary, Part time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Substance Abuse Counselor

Substance Abuse Counselor for Comunilife

Posted: Oct 06, 2014

Location: 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Substance Abuse Counselor determines the client’s needs for counseling and/or rehabilitation.
  • Responsibilities include assessments, provision of services – individual and group – coordination of services with providers within and outside Comunilife.
  • Monitoring and re-assessing client’s needs for treatment and community education on chemical dependency related issues.
  • Conduct initial substance abuse assessments with case manager to assist in the development of the comprehensive service plans and establish long and short-term substance abuse related goals.
  • Home visits and field work required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with 2-3 consecutive years of work experience in substance abuse and HIV/AIDS issues.
  • Valid New York State CASAC or CASAC-T Certificate preferred.
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, chronic mental illness, substance abuse individuals a plus.
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish preferred.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that include: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off. To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Success Mentor

Success Mentor at Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Oct 02, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Success Mentor Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and Brooklyn Preparatory High School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Success Mentor program will serve 20 chronically absent/”at-risk” freshmen students and 20 upperclassmen mentors. The hired Success Mentor will provide these students with individual case management and basic counseling, structured workshops and groups, academic advisement, family involvement, and a number of incentives all to support and encourage student leadership, mentoring, attendance, and academic improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 20 freshmen students with attendance struggles (and oversee 20 upperclassmen mentors)
  • Provide individual case management and basic individual counseling 
  • Facilitate groups on a variety of topics surrounding leadership, counseling, academics, and attendance 
  • Assist students in setting and reaching both short and long term academic and attendance-related goals
  • Maintain parent/family involvement with phone correspondence, parent/family meetings, and home visits
  • Build relationships with both Community Based Organization (CBO) staff and school teachers and staff 
  • Manage case files and maintain timely notes on counseling sessions
  • Complete necessary data entry on required databases 
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and weekly individual supervision
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications Include:

  • High school diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Available 20 hours/week Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00pm (flexible)
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with adolescents in an urban environment (as a counselor, group leader, mentor, etc.)
  • Experience with individual and group counseling or mentoring preferred
  • Experience in workshop or group facilitation preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with adolescents
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with staff members
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to display cultural competence
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management 
  • Spanish fluency preferred

How to apply: To apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Success Mentor.” 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: Temporary, Part time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Housing Specialist/Case Manager

Housing Specialist/Case Manager for Henry Street

Posted: Oct 01, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. Founded in 1972, the Urban Family Center was the country's first apartment-style temporary shelter with on-site social services for homeless families with children. Funded by the New York City Department of Homeless Services and located in a six-story walk up building on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Center houses eighty-two homeless families in separate apartments, and provides them access to a comprehensive array of social services.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all social services for residents including working interactively in the development of Independent Living Plan (ILP) service plans
  • Provide individual/family counseling
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling
  • Formulate service plans and goals and assist clients to implement service plans
  • Development and implementation of employability plan with residents and agencies employment program
  • Ensure shelter’s rules and regulations are communicated to residents and that clients understand and work towards meeting their responsibilities as outlined in their Independent Living Plan (ILP)
  • Accompany residents to appointments including: public assistance, apartment viewing, interviews, lease signing, and furniture shopping when necessary
  • Maintain and develop up-to-date information and resources to meet the diverse social services and housing needs of Helen’s House families
  • Assist clients in developing an independent living plans (ILP) to move families towards permanent housing
  • Must have housing agents/realtor bank as well as to make contacts with new Landlords, Brokers, and other housing agents
  • Establish and develop new linkages with real estate brokers and landlords; maintain an active roster of real estate brokers and landlords; make contacts with landlords and other housing agents
  • Assist clients with completing relevant applications for housing subsidies and programs
  • Advocate on behalf of the clients to ensure that they receive the appropriate subsidies
  • Assist families seeking apartments in the public and private sector.
  • Place a minimum of (3) three families per quarter into permanent housing
  • Facilitate Housing Workshops for families, as needed
  • Perform all other tasks deemed necessary at the direction of the Program supervisor to aide in the shelter’s achieving its programmatic goals
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with indigent families
  • Experience working with homeless population
  • Experience working with the DHS CARES system
  • Strong case management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good judgment and problem solving ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to keep calm and work well with people
  • Knowledge of computers such as Microsoft office, outlook, etc.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of team concepts preferred

To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Housing Specialist/Case Manager” 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

Educational Associate

Educational Associate for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Sep 29, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. Founded in 1972, the Urban Family Center was the country's first apartment-style temporary shelter with on-site social services for homeless families with children. Funded by the New York City Department of Homeless Services and located in a six-story walk up building on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Center houses eighty-two homeless families in separate apartments, and provides them access to a comprehensive array of social services.

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
  • 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 teachers during pick up, send and receive 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
  • Develop a curriculum that will help to build and develop youth esteem during counseling and group activity
  • Monitor and track students’ behavior
  • Help children complete homework
  • Check and monitor student attendance
  • 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
  • Work collaboratively with, parents, teachers, schools, care providers, caseworkers and other professionals to support struggling students
  • Develop and refine assessment tools and procedures
  • Develop and implement lesson plans
  • Research and implement educational technologies as tools for individualized student support
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • BA in education is required
  • At lease (4) years of experience working with at risk children in a recreational setting
  • Deep commitment to supporting the well-being of children and young adults
  • Must be able to write comprehensive reports and develop learning plans for implementation at home and during programming
  • Classroom experience in supporting learners of all ages, grade levels, and subject area from a variety of backgrounds and settings
  • Must be familiar with the Common core standards
  • Work with students individually and in group settings
  • Good oral communication and excellent writing skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, judgment and problem solving ability

To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Educational Associate” 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: Henrystreet.org

Housekeeper

Housekeeper for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Sep 24, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Third Street Women's Shelter is a six-story structure with a basement level constructed of masonry and steel. Built c. 1960 with approximately 25,000 square feet, it was originally owned and operated as the New York City Pre-Natal Homeless Women's Shelter.

In 1997, the Department of Homeless Services contracted with the Henry Street Settlement to allow the Settlement to assume all program and operating responsibilities. Housing for homeless single adult women is provided in congregate style with 79 individual living cubicles and beds. Additional space is available for community meals, vocational and educational services, program participation, private consultation, and administrative offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with keeping building in compliance with regulatory and monitoring agencies (NYC Department of Health, NYC Fire Department, Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance [OTDA], Department of Homeless Services [DHS] and Callahan)
  • Assist with maintaining a sanitary environment
  • Clean stairwells and lobbies in a six (6) story walk-up building twice a week
  • Assist in keeping all areas in bathroom clean daily
  • Clean all offices on a daily basis to ensure cleanliness
  • Assist in keeping common areas clean (i.e offices and bathrooms)
  • Maintain cleanliness of floors (mopping and scrubbing corners)
  • Dust borders on wall (telephones, windows, windowsills and televisions)
  • Help with garbage removal daily
  • Prepare client’s areas for intake and discharge
  • Help clean and prepare cubicles for move-ins and move-outs
  • Report any equipment or materials that need repair
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications Include:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Three (3) year experience working in building maintenance
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule
  • Must be able to lift and move heavy objects

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Housekeeper" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Case Manager - OMH Queens

Case Manager for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 22, 2014

Location: Queens, NY

Comunilife, Inc. 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 Office of Mental Health (OMH) supported housing program provides housing and case management services for chronic mentally ill adults. Participants are referred from state psychiatric institutions, community residences, hospitals, and from local shelters and agencies. The program secures permanent, supported housing for participants and provides them with case management and related services.

We are looking for Case Managers to secure available, affordable, and appropriate community-based housing options for people with serious mental illness, and to provide housing-related case management services for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with securing housing, including communicating with landlords, and signing leases.
  • Conducting apartment inspections to identify safety issues and needed repairs.
  • Facilitating moves to new apartments.
  • Developing service plans with clients with goals addressing housing, living, health/mental health and multicultural issues.
  • Scheduling and conducting home visits.
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with clients regarding housing, independent living issues, and compliance with mental health/medical appointments and medication.
  • Writing weekly case notes related to service plan goals and objectives.
  • Completing required forms (home visit sheets, employment surveys, hospitalization, incidents, etc.)
  • Requesting and reviewing annual psychiatric and physical assessments and requesting current prescribed medication and hospital discharge forms from external providers
  • Writing annual psychosocial reports
  • Updating client personal data, including emergency and family contacts and service providers
  • Collecting rent receipts and calculating client and agency rent portions due to lease/income/benefit/household composition changes and requesting payments to the landlord
  • Requesting contingency funds to prevent clients from losing their housing and helping clients to obtain and maintain entitlements
  • Educating and coaching clients about independent living and understanding housing issues, including money management, tenant rights and responsibilities.
  • Providing referrals for community-based services.
  • Coordinating housing case management services with the client's other treatment and service providers and Health Homes.
  • Conducting intakes.
  • Facilitating relevant groups and client and staff workshops.
  • Completing assigned paper work, managing client files, and keeping files in compliance at all times.
  • Handling assigned case load
  • Being on call for 24/7 emergencies (via agency provides beeper or cell)
  • Solid clinical experience with adults with serious and persistent mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients, service providers and other Comunilife programs.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Candidate must be community minded and have excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, experience working with a diverse group of people, and customer service orientation.

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum BSW or BA or BS in Health/Human Services, Forensic Psychology, Psychology and one (1) year experience working with mentally ill people.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of DSM-IV diagnoses, mental illness, substance abuse, mental health system and programs, bilingual in Spanish, a plus.

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

To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

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