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Job Developer

Job Developer for The Lantern Group

Posted: Oct 13, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Location and Work Schedule: The Job Developer position is located in New York City. This position requires a flexible schedule to meet the needs of clients and employers in the community. This may involve flexible evening hours when applicable, totaling 35 hours per week. Job Description: The Job Developer is responsible for assisting clients towards obtaining competitive employment that is consistent with their vocational goals. The Job Developer helps clients think about long-term employment goals, work history, strengths, personal culture (as defined by each person), justice involvement, and other factors that relate to a current vocational goal. The Job Developer will be trained to utilize the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) evidence-based model to supported employment. The Job Developer will additionally be formally trained to practice Motivational Interviewing. The Job Developer will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team in supportive housing serving individuals impacted by serious mental illness, substance use, co-occurring disorders and homelessness. The Job Developer will report to the IPS Supervisor. This position is exempt.

Responsibilities: • Maintain a caseload of 20 adults with self-identified interest in employment. • Conduct job development and job search activities directed toward positions that are individualized to the interests and uniqueness of the people on his/her caseload, following the principles and procedures of IPS for approximately 65% of the work week. • Conducts at least six employer contacts with hiring managers each week to learn about businesses and employer needs, to talk about specific clients who are looking for work and/or to talk about employer services offered by the IPS program. • Is responsible for a minimum of 12 job starts each year after the first year of employment. • Provides individualized follow-along supports to assist clients in maintaining employment. Provides frequent in-person supports during the first month of a new job and at least monthly after working steadily as desired by clients. • Work closely with case management staff to develop an integrated employment model. • Guide clients through employment process, assisting with all facets of job search, placement and ongoing employment retention. • Assist clients with developing appropriate social skills and work habits. • Educate clients about how their benefits will be affected by earned income. • Educate clients regarding the choice to disclose one’s disability to the employer. • Participate in weekly meetings with mental health services staff to coordinate services and generate ideas to help clients achieve their education and employment goals. • Attend trainings and staff meetings, as required. • Document all client work in confidential electronic records. • Complete reports as directed by supervisor. • Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: • Master’s Degree preferred with a focus on Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Human Services; Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing direct service to populations impacted by HIV/AIDS, mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness is required. • Ideal candidate must have an outgoing personality with a sales mentality and be able to confidently communicate with employer contacts. S/he must also be able to empathize with clients’ struggles and challenges. • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing ability, demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to perform complex tasks with limited supervision. • Experience with employment services and/or workforce development preferred. • Must possess the ability to work independently and successfully in a start-up operation. • Must be flexible and be willing to travel to various locations.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: ips@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: ips@lanterncommunity.org

Vice President, Housing Services

Vice President, Housing Services for BRC

Posted: Oct 11, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Vice President, Housing Services reports to the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer and is an active member of the senior program services management team. This position oversees of a variety of permanent supportive housing programs including five congregant programs in buildings ranging in size from 24 to 46 units, a sixth site of 135 units scheduled to open in early 2018, and a large scattered-site supportive housing program with a current capacity of 370 individuals. BRC anticipates further growth as a housing developer that will be assigned to this cluster of programs. Also, a senior center is in this cluster of programs. These programs serve a population that is largely formerly homeless individuals who are mentally ill and medically frail. Two of the congregant programs are for senior citizens. The funding for supportive services and housing is varied and includes contracts from New York State and City agencies.

Responsibilities:

The Vice President for Housing Services is a member of a variety standing groups including the agency incident review committee. The Vice President for Housing Services provides data-driven program oversight and management that is person-centered and recovery-oriented, within the framework of evidenced-based, agency adopted best practice models. This includes embracing both recovery-oriented and harm reduction approaches to supportive services offered to tenants. The individual in this position must be a creative problem-solver, and a cooperative and communicative team member internally and with external funding agencies, as well as other groups. The Vice President must be extremely knowledgeable regarding current and future advances in the supportive housing field including healthcare reform related efforts. This individual must embrace the mission and values of BRC and provide a compassionate approach to services for homeless, mentally ill, chemical addicted and medically fragile individuals. This position directly oversees day-to-day operations and supervises program directors within the housing services portfolio; ensures compliance with applicable funding, regulatory and internal agency requirements; develops, with other senior managers, program performance goals, outcome expectations and budget parameters; develops, recommends and implements plans for service enhancement and expansion as approved; ensures rights and safety of persons is maintained; performs other related duties as requested; responds to a wide-range of issues on a 24-hour, on-call basis.

Minimum Qualifications: • Must possess senior management level experience managing supportive housing programs and a demonstrated working knowledge of New York City housing laws and regulations and supportive housing program best practices. • An LMSW, LMHT or related license, or a licensed attorney with housing specific background is desirable. • Experience with tax-credit housing development projects is preferred; as is experience using AWARDS case management and Yardi property management software. • Proven record of outstanding management and clinical supervisory experience is required. • Must possess outstanding communication skills, the ability to creatively problem solve, develop mission and person-centered, ethically responsible individuals and teams, and a strong commitment to improve outcomes through the agency performance management method. About BRC: BRC is among NYC's most comprehensive, effective, and fastest-growing not-for-profit agencies serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the NYC area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services. BRC employs a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of NY's neediest residents. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the New York Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award, and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.

For more information about BRC, please visit brc.org.

Type: Full-time

Contact: Lindsay Luna, LLuna@brc.org

Care Coordinator -Care Mgmt Program

Care Coordinator -Care Mgmt Program for CUCS

Posted: Oct 10, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the Care Coordinator position in the Care Management Program. The Care Management program provides Health Home services to optimize the quality and efficiency of health care services received by the most at risk New Yorkers.

Health Homes play an integral role in improving behavioral and physical health outcomes for high users of Medicaid in New York State.

Description of Responsibilities- The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating health care for clients in the community who have chronic medical and / or mental health conditions. The Care Coordinator assists clients in overcoming barriers to quality health care, striving to improve overall health outcomes, reduce inappropriate ER usage and avoidable inpatient hospitalizations. The Care Coordinator is responsible to connect clients to appropriate medical services, coordinate care with clients’ providers and supports, support clients to make well informed choices with regard to treatment, and provide education & empowerment. The position involves telephonic care coordination, visiting clients in the community, and conducting required assessments for health home enrollments and ongoing services.

Qualifications- Case Manager 2 – Bachelor’s Degree or HS Diploma and 4 years relevant experience Case Manager 3 – Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant experience or BSW and 1 year relevant experience or HS Diploma and 6 years relevant experience. Note: for every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may Be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas Bachelor's degree in child and family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing and 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health disabilities, developmental disabilities, alcoholism or substance abuse preferred Bilingual Spanish a plus Please submit a cover letter along with your resume. The cover letter and resume must be uploaded as one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they applied for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33577&lang=en_US&source=CC731131

Type: FULL TIME

Contact: Rocio.Perez@cucs.org

Housing Consultant - Institute

Housing Consultant - Institute for CUCS

Posted: Oct 09, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The CUCS Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Housing Consultant. HRC offers technical assistance, training, housing, and mental health services information and is actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation.

Responsibilities: The Housing Consultant is responsible for providing information and technical assistance about NYC housing options and the HRA 2010e application process to individuals living with serious mental illness and their advocates. The Housing Consultant is also responsible for providing referral assistance on SPOA Housing and NY/NY applications. Other responsibilities include training staff from agencies throughout NYC, resource development, updating housing provider profiles, and advocacy.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience, or High School Diploma with six years relevant work experience in related field Knowledge and experience in mental health service systems Supportive housing experience strongly preferred Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good computer literacy skills with database knowledge preferred English/Spanish Bilingual preferred Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33686&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Type: FULL TIME

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Case Manager

Case Manager for the Bridge

Posted: Oct 06, 2017

Location: Bronx, NY

We are seeking Case Managers, with at least 1 year of mental health experience, to deliver rehabilitative and restorative services to an assigned caseload of residents in supervised and transitional housing. Extensive walking around the City to escort and visit consumers at scatter site locations is required.

Weston United is currently seeking Case Managers for our Scatter Site Supportive Housing Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Ensure that consumers are living in safe, clean and decent environments. •Escort consumers to housing, benefits, and psychiatric/medical appointments when required. •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. •Responsible to perform other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL DEMAND: Extensive walking around the City to escort and visit consumers at scatter site locations

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a minimum Associates degree and at least 1 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 or CARES preferred and bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your rѐsumѐ and cover letter to: WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org Note: in the subject line “Supportive Housing CM”.

Type: Full Time

Contact: WestonRecruiting@thebridgeny.org

Social Worker - CN TS

Social Worker for CUCS

Posted: Oct 06, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Career Network, is an innovative program that uses the evidence –based practice of supported employment to help program participants achieve their employment goals.  This position is located at our CUCS/Career Network Times Square site.  We provide services to both CUCS’s supported housing programs and to individuals with special needs living in the community at large.  We work with individuals with various special needs including a history of severe and persistent mental illness, HIV/AIDS and/or a history of homelessness.

Our services are person-centered, using a strengths-based, harm reduction model. We work collaboratively as a team of social workers to develop clinical and workforce development interventions to help our participants thrive as they try out challenges in the world of work. The program seeks to assist participants in their recovery path with the goal of assisting them toward living a full and satisfying life in the community. The social worker position provides a full range of employment services to individuals and adjusts interventions as needed based on the social worker’s assessment of participant needs. Direct service experience with population served by the program is preferred as this position is responsible for direct oversight of a caseload. Clinical supervision offered for this position can be applied toward LCSW licensure or licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. In this job, you will be able to work toward your LCSW by obtaining the necessary clinical practice hours and receiving supervision from a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Experience and Education Required: MSW required, LMSW preferred or a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling. CUCS requires that all full-time social workers who provide services within the LMSW or LCSW scope of practice to have a license within 6 months from date of hire. Recent and upcoming graduates and experienced clinicians encourage to apply. Relevant experience working with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness preferred. Must have excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively as a team. Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred. Computer literacy. Knowledge of entitlements a plus. Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL TO YOUR BROWSER: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33674&lang=en_US&source=CC192710

Type: FULL TIME

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Reentry Coordination Liaison

Reentry Coordination Liaison for CUCS

Posted: Oct 06, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The CUCS’ Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Reentry Coordination Liaison. HRC offers technical assistance, training, housing referral assistance, and mental health services information and is actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation.

Responsibilities:  The Reentry Coordination Liaison is responsible for coordinating the forensic housing resources from referral to housing placement including reviewing supportive housing applications, scheduling and facilitating video teleconference housing interviews, consulting with referring OMH pre-release coordinators across NYS prisons and participating in case planning meetings. 

Additional responsibilities may include providing coverage for other units within the Reentry Coordination System including but not limited to coordinating referrals to Care Coordination / ACT and community-based mental health outpatient treatment, as well as providing training / technical assistance.

Qualifications: High School Diploma with four years relevant work experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience in related field Experience with Forensic SMI population preferred Strong clinical, organizational, and interpersonal skills Strong knowledge and experience with community mental health services including supportive housing, care coordination and ACT, and outpatient services Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good computer literacy skills with database knowledge preferred English/Spanish Bilingual preferred Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33770&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Type: FULL TIME

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Residential Aide – Midwood – (LW11068)

Residential Aide – Midwood for Breaking Ground

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, 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.

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.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Per Diem Social Worker - PG

Per Diem Social Worker - PG for CUCS

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Per Diem Social Worker position at the Prince George.  We are located in a historic building in the Flat Iron District of Manhattan.  The Prince George is a 415 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or HIV/AIDS.  CUCS embraces a holistic, person centered approach to the work and incorporates several evidence based practices including but not limited to:  Wellness Self Management, Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing and Person Centered Service Planning.

This position is responsible for ensuring the comfort and well-being of the entire recipient census of a site by carrying out program management activities, providing task supervision to clinical per diem staff, providing crisis intervention and providing direct clinical services. The Per Diem Social Work is expected to actively support and work to accomplish the agency’s mission and the program’s specific goals and objectives.

Experience and Education Required: • Must have MSW. • Minimum of 2 years of applicable post-master’s degree direct service experience in the social work field with related populations. • Good verbal and written communications skills. • Computer literacy. • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.

Schedule: Alternate weekends, Friday evenings 4:30pm – 9pm & Saturday 11am – 5pm, including some holidays. Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33548&lang=en_US&source=CC975763

Type: Part time

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Per Diem Social Worker - Lee

Per Diem Social Worker - Lee for CUCS

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of  effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a  Per Diem Social Worker position at the Lee, located in the Lower East Side. The Lee is a 208 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and /or HIV/AIDS.

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for ensuring the comfort and well-being of the entire recipient census of a site by carrying out program management activities, providing task supervision to clinical staff and providing direct clinical services. The Per Diem Social Worker is expected to actively support and work to accomplish the agency’s mission and the program’s specific goals and objectives.

Requirements: • LMSW or LCSW preferred. • Minimum of 2 years of applicable post-master’s degree direct service experience in the social work field with related populations. • Good verbal and written communications skills. • Computer literacy. • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Schedule: Friday evenings 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 10am – 4pm, alternate weekends, including some holidays. Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL BELOW TO YOUR WEBSITE: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33550&lang=en_US&source=CC935675

Type: Part time

Contact: Nene Bah

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