The Court Advocate will conduct at least 20 screenings per month, referrals and assessment for clients and advocate for clients at court appearances to assist with continuum of treatment with clinical recommendation. The Court Advocate helps to identify key community resources, escort clients to appointments, maintain communication with the Intake Dept. and maintain daily outreach logs, clinical documents. The incumbent will attend interdisciplinary team meetings, case conferences, enter client information and screenings data into AWARDS on the same day as conducted and will work out of 2 locations.
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays