Services for the Underserved

  • Case Manager

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Case Manager will act as a community liaison engaging 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..

     

    Job Functions:

     

    • Provide case management to assigned caseload.
    • Develop and monitor individual service plans in conjunction with agency consumers.
    • Assist agency consumers with accessing needed community services (medical, psychological, substance abuse, vocational, food, clothing, etc.) through the development of a referral network, referral and follow up.
    • Assist agency consumers with problem solving and crisis intervention.
    • Accompany agency consumers on medical, psychiatric, and public benefit appointments, as necessary.
    • Act as advocate for consumer as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy.
    • Identification of any problems in daily living skills; hands on assistance and/or referral in addressing problems in daily living skills.
    • Maintenance of a strong working relationship with all therapeutic support services to ensure the best quality of care.
    • Documentation of all services in compliance with agency standards
    • Assist with moves with consumers and staff; also include lifting, packing and cleaning
    • Work as a member of the social service team in the development of off-site recreation, socialization, educational and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration.
    • Liaison to community based services and groups including civic, social service government, and business organizations.
    • Participate in ongoing individual and group supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings
    • Adhere to on call cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
    • Experience working with people who have a mental illness preferred.
    • Bi-lingual - Spanish preferred.

    Company Overview

    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

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