Services for the Underserved

  • Peer Specialist

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Treatment Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The HCBS Specialist perform the following job functions;


    • The HCBS specialist will provide Rehabilitation, Vocational, Habilitation and Employment services.
    • Responsible for integrating vocational goals, Employment goals and Habilitation services within the HCBS program
    • Responsible for developing HCBS treatment plans and progress notes
    • Responsible for ensuring documentation is submitted In a timely manner
    • Provides assistance through all phases of the vocational service. 
    • Performing routine clinical services as a member of the HCBS team.
    • Responsibility for the recipients and for charting services.
    • Responsible portion or all of creating the service plan.
    • Responsible for ensuring revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change.
    • Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible.
    • Adhere to on call cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action.
    • Significant travel to engage clients at shelters, in their community and other settings is required; 85%.


    • BA degree in psychology, social work, or related field is required.
    • Must have two or more years’ experience working with persons who are seriously persistently mentally ill or Co-Occurring with Substance use D/O.
    • Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 
    • Proficient in MS Word/Excel.  Ability to research material via the internet. 
    • Bilingual in any language a plus not required. 
    • Driver’s license validate in New York State.
    • Any additional assignments as assigned.



    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


    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


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed