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Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Case Manager assesses clients’ needs, plans a course of action, links client to services and monitors progress. S/he must assure clients receive appropriate information and referrals to obtain and maintain housing.     KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Conduct intake and assessment process to orient client to the program and develop individual service plan reflecting assessment needs and goals - Meet weekly with client to assist with the achievement of individual service plan goals - Provide crisis intervention, aggressive and supportive counseling to strengthen clients’ ability to make appropriate life decisions - Document case management activities in accordance with agency and funding source guidelines and procedures - Achieve monthly placement quota, as assigned - Facilitate workshops, groups and escort clients as applicable - Attend staff meetings and trainings to enhance skills that are related to job function - Must be able to work flexible, alternate schedules - Perform other related duties  
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Great opportunity for a Social Worker seeking their next career move. LMSW required. Compensation up to $65,000 annually. This position is locaterd in Brooklyn, schedule Monday-Friday 9a-5p, with flexibility and on-call. The Supervisor of Social Services will lead a team of four (4) Case Managers and Housing Specialists in a 68 bed transitional setting assisting individuals with HIV/AIDS attain permanent housing.                        Job Functions: - Provide leadership and guidance to Case Managers around mental health and substance abuse issues, suicide prevention, psychiatric emergencies, crisis intervention, and consumer incidents. - Provide administrative and clinical supervision to Case Managers, which includes but is not limited to; documented individual supervision meetings, ongoing feedback regarding job performance, participation in case conferencing and service planning, monitoring and evaluation of documentation, staff development, training, and annual performance appraisals.   - Develop and maintain on site supportive services including, but not limited to: - Peer support groups, relapse prevention, housing and ADL groups, and health education. - Provide individual substance abuse and mental health counseling as appropriate. - Provide training and consultation to Case Managers around co-occurring disorders and the evidence based practices used to address mental illness and substance abuse and to promote overall consumer wellness. - Utilizes and monitors AWARDS database system, conducts internal chart reviews, and prepare for funder audits. - Ensure that service delivery and documentation is in accordance with contractual agreements. - Acts as a liaison to the HASA-EPU around admissions and room closures. - Monitors daily rosters and provides information for the Monthly Occupancy Report. - Monitors housing placements and participates in the HASA monthly reporting process. - Participate in consumer intake, orientation, assessment, and service planning process and monitors consumer progression and/or regression toward service plan goals. - Develop and maintain relationships with community based medical, mental health, and substance abuse service providers. - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of on-site and off-site recreational, socialization, educational, and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of on-site and off-site recreational, socialization, educational, and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. - Adhere to on-call protocol to facilitate crisis intervention, to address emergencies, and other situations that require immediate action. - Participate in team meetings, case conferencing, division meetings, and trainings. - Participate in the Services for the Underserved Quality Assurance activities such as incident documentation, management, and reporting - Coordinates with Maintenance Supervisor around room/apartment/building inspections, fire drills, apartment/room repairs, heat and hot water, habitability and consumer safety issues. - Reports to the Regional Director of Homeless Services in the absence of the Site Director. - Working knowledge of various computer software programs including email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. - Evening and weekend hours may be required. - Performs other duties related to the program as defined by the Site Director. IND1
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Great opportunity for a Social Worker seeking their next career move. LMSW required. This position is located in the Bronx, schedule Monday-Friday 9a-5p, with flexibility and on-call. The Clinical Supervisor for this transitional program will provide leadership and guidance to Case Managers around mental health and substance abuse issues, suicide prevention, psychiatric emergencies, crisis intervention, and consumer incidents. He/she will develop and maintain on site supportive services including, but not limited to peer support groups, relapse prevention, housing and ADL groups, and health education. He/she will act as a liaison to the HASA-EPU around admissions and room closures. Ideal candidates must be Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). And have a minimum of three (3) years clinical experience with individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse issues, mental illness, and history of homelessness Candidates should have a Minimum of two years supervisory experience required. Knowledge of the NYC HRA HASA entitlement system preferred.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Jefferson Avenue in Brooklyn.   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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 . IND1  
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
WELLNESS COACHES (CASE MANAGERS) FULL-TIME | FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES | POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE BRONX.   ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY THAT MAKES YOU FEEL FULFILLED?   You understand what it means to have another chance in life.  You relate to life hurdles and how they can impact someone else’s life.  You have the ability to utilize your skills to transform the lives of others. We are looking for Wellness Coaches who have a passion to help others, to serve as case managers.  As a Wellness Coach you will assist consumers with accessing needed community services (medical, psychological, substance abuse, vocational, food, clothing, etc.) through the development of a referral network.    This is great opportunity for those looking to build a career in the not-for-profit social services arena.  With a passion to help others, you can easily progress into other positions such as Vocational Specialist, Clinical Coordinator, Program Director.   Responsibilities: - Engage people with mental illness and assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their housing by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence and self-determination - Conduct Group Meetings on Wellness Management  - Complete service plan reviews for all residents - Regularly assess, correct and report apartment and personal living space inspections conditions as assigned - Provide Case Management for residents, engage residents in setting rehabilitation and housing support goals, and collaborate with them in developing a Housing Support Plan where indicated.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Schedule Monday 2p-10p, Thursday-Sunday 2p-10p *Schedule is subject to change   The Peer Specialist will perform the following job functions;   - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement with teams by forging strong connections with participants and families, undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about treatment. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Housing Specialist, SSVF works a member of the social service team to provide Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention services to veterans/veteran families; functions as a bridge between veterans and housing providers to empower program participants to overcome barriers and meet the goals identified on their individualized housing stability plans;  identifies safe, affordable permanent housing options for clients; fosters relationships with landlords and to link each program participant with appropriate community supports to ensure their housing stability.  
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Housing Specialist will;   - Establish linkages and maintain solid working relationships with supportive housing providers, real estate brokers, managing agents, and landlords as a resource for consumers. - Assess consumer readiness for, as well as, the barriers to obtaining affordable permanent housing. - Provide supportive social services including individual and group counseling, workshops, education, referrals, and escorting in an effort to prepare consumers for successfully securing and maintaining permanent and affordable housing.   - Provides workshops on ADL skills, money management, utilities and rent payment, and housing interviewing skills. - Assist consumers with identifying and securing permanent affordable housing. Assist consumers with obtaining HASA rent checks, paying broker’s fees, obtaining start up kits, furniture allowances, movers, and moving into new apartment units. - Prepare and assist consumers with the housing application/interview process, including the HRA 2010e application process, the HASA housing application process, and any other specialized housing applications that may become relevant in the future.   - A general working knowledge of the HRA-HASA benefits and entitlement system.  Knowledge of all HASA rental subsidy guidelines including; the 30% rent cap, exceptions to policy, housing and habitability standards, FMR guidelines, and broker fees.   - A basic understanding of and the ability to educate consumers around supportive housing vs. independent housing, and congregate vs. scattered site.   - Provide monthly written reports highlighting consumer length of stay and status, housing placements, lost housing, barriers to housing, and pending housing.   - Must maintain a small caseload and perform the full duties of a Service Coordinator (see SC job description for further details). -   Provide accurate, complete, and timely documentation of assessment information, service planning, the provision of supportive social services, and consumer progression/regression toward service plan goals.   - Provide incident reports and all incident related documentation for members of the caseload as needed. -   Adhere to monthly housing placement goals. Track, monitor, and report housing placement rates for all consumers.    - Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and case conferences as needed.   - Participates in professional development activities such as in-service trainings, seminars, webinars, and conferences as needed.  
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Hull Street in Brooklyn, NY so you can work close to home.   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management 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
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Great opportunity for a Social Worker seeking their next career move. LMSW required. This position is locaterd in the Bronx, schedule Monday-Friday 8a-6p, with flexibility and on-call. - Responsible for the completion of psychosocial assessments of complex families impacted by multiple systems - Assess family needs and facilitate appropriate linkages for families to community based services - Work within a crisis driven environment with a knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction, domestic violence, child maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions - Provide education to other members of the team around clients’ psychosocial stressors and needs, to ensure positive outcomes for families - Attend ongoing professional development by the individual agency program, and the New York City Department of Homeless Services – Division of Family Services - Provide qualitative and quantitative feedback to Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and DHS Service Providers to inform both policy and practice - Be available to families seeking assistance at least five days a week, eight hours a day - Work from a strength based, family focused, client centered perspective and identify and fortify the strengths that each family has - Assist families with specific stressors associated with living in shelter - Ensure that families are receiving full support in shelter and, when necessary, refer families for counseling or other services - Confer and consult with professional and technical personnel in implementing a multidisciplinary approach to client care and well-being - Serve as agency/program liaison to community agencies and/or groups - Provide clear written reports that capture key findings to include provider areas of strength, and recommendations for improvement - Document patient medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes - Complete other tasks as deemed necessary by program director - Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed which consist of weekend or evening hours - Comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Housing Specialist will; - Interview clients to assess their present housing needs and status and submits appropriate applications to community resources. - Conducts groups to discuss available housing options, how to secure an apartment and how to handle issues related to housing. - Accompanies residents to housing interviews, housing fairs, and to complete housing applications when necessary. - Provides housing resources (i.e. phone numbers to landlords, housing programs, etc) to clients and acts as a liaison between landlords and clients. - Refers residents to get PPD and physicals completed within two weeks of their entrance into the facility. - Obtains an accurate history of client’s housing situation to assess what services are needed. - Facilitates Tier II interviews and acts as a liaison between Tier II shelter and AEGIS clients. - Submits housing applications for all housing programs available (i.e. Section 8, and NYCHA). - Handles requests for extensions to be submitted to HRA - Refers residents to Public Assistance and monitor their compliance with HRA and the ADVENT program. - Negotiates, assesses and assists client needs with respect to benefits and follows the resident’s case from entry to discharge - Assists and escorts residents in going to HRA/social service agency appointments when necessary. - Participates and attends staff, service plan review and clinical team meetings. - Maintains and ensures completion of accurate records and progress notes in client chart. - Other duties as assigned.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Great opportunity for a Social Worker seeking their next career move. LMSW required. This position is located in the Bronx, schedule Monday-Friday 9a-5p, with flexibility and on-call. - Responsible for the completion of psychosocial assessments of complex families impacted by multiple systems - Assess family needs and facilitate appropriate linkages for families to community based services - Work within a crisis driven environment with a knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction, domestic violence, child maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions - Provide education to other members of the team around clients’ psychosocial stressors and needs, to ensure positive outcomes for families - Attend ongoing professional development by the individual agency program, and the New York City Department of Homeless Services – Division of Family Services - Provide qualitative and quantitative feedback to Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and DHS Service Providers to inform both policy and practice - Be available to families seeking assistance at least five days a week, eight hours a day - Work from a strength based, family focused, client centered perspective and identify and fortify the strengths that each family has - Assist families with specific stressors associated with living in shelter - Ensure that families are receiving full support in shelter and, when necessary, refer families for counseling or other services - Confer and consult with professional and technical personnel in implementing a multidisciplinary approach to client care and well-being - Serve as agency/program liaison to community agencies and/or groups - Provide clear written reports that capture key findings to include provider areas of strength, and recommendations for improvement - Document patient medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes - Complete other tasks as deemed necessary by program director - Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed which consist of weekend or evening hours - Comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Shift Supervisors to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, and internal promotion.    This opportunity is available at our program located on Jefferson Avenue in Brooklyn, NY so you can work close to home.     The Shift Supervisor will monitor and ensure that active treatment is provided to individuals with developmental disabilities ensuring consumer safety and respect of consumer rights.   Responsibilities: - Supervise and instruct all Direct Support Specialists on shift - Responsible for overall functioning of the facility during the absence of the Program Director and Assistant Program Director. - Responsible for the physical condition of the residence including agency vehicles; ensuring they are maintained in a safe and sanitary condition - Responsible for client and agency funds and expenditures during shift (petty cash, client monies, clothing monies, recreation etc.) - Ensure appropriate follow-up to medication administration during shifts and after client medical appointments 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