The Rehabilitation Specialist engages people with mental illness to assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their mental health by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence, entitlement, and self-determination.
Must be able to work independently in the field and as part of a rehabilitation mobile services team with people of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and preferences who have a mental illness and are living primarily in the community, are homeless, residing at scatter-site apartments and congregate living housing.
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: Local 455 union benefits.