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Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Case Manager will possess a CASAC and perform the following job functions; - Conduct initial vocational assessments of participants to determine employment viability. - Formulates treatment plans in accordance with OASAS standards along with subsequent reviews. - Maintains and active employment and vocational training data bank. - Enters working participants’ status in HRA STARS data base. - Collects copies of pay stubs for all working participants and forwards to billing department. - Constructs budgets in collaboration with working participants and monitors the same. - Provide monthly vocational report along with Medicaid Plan of Self Support document. - Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the clinical supervisor.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Vocational/Case Manager will possess a CASAC and perform the following job functions; - Conduct initial vocational assessments of participants to determine employment viability. - Formulates treatment plans in accordance with OASAS standards along with subsequent reviews. - Maintains and active employment and vocational training data bank. - Enters working participants’ status in HRA STARS data base. - Collects copies of pay stubs for all working participants and forwards to billing department. - Constructs budgets in collaboration with working participants and monitors the same. - Provide monthly vocational report along with Medicaid Plan of Self Support document. - Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the clinical supervisor.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Trauma Informed Care Specialist position is a great opportunity for a Licensed Social Worker or Mental Health Professional (LMSW, LMHC) to join a Domestic Violence family shelter team that is leading trauma-informed care for those individuals in need of safety and security while in crisis.   The Licensed Professional will;   - Assess residents for trauma within 1 week after entering the facility. - Identify stressful situations, thought patterns, and behaviors that would place/show that the resident in crisis mode - Provide biweekly individual trauma counseling - Provide weekly group counseling for trauma survivors - Refer severe trauma survivors (children, teenagers and adults) to outside mental health agencies - Provide family counseling when applicable - Provide weekly counseling to children/teenagers when necessary - Refer resident to appropriate staff members at Aegis for all concrete services not directly associated with their mental health. - Complete individual and group notes in a timely fashion - Accompany residents to psychiatric emergency ward or appointments when necessary -  Work with outside mental health agencies to monitor residents’ compliance with treatment and progress in treatment      - Participate in biweekly clinical meetings to collaborate with Clinical staff to ensure the resident is receiving the most effective services available
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Sr. Substance Use Specialist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing counseling to participants of an intensive residential treatment program.  The Specialist will be responsible for integrating dual-recovery treatment working with both mental health and substance abuse in conjunction with the tasks of other team members.   Additionally the Sr. Substance Use Counselor will;   - Responsible for integrating dual-recovery treatment - Works with both mental health and substance abuse in conjunction with the tasks of other team members.  - Conducts assessments for substance abuse services - Conducts treatments in conjunction with the other team members - 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 - Will be on an on-call rotation and will back up the social worker
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Maintenance Worker union ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Assists in developing consumer’s ability to maintain individual residents on basic cleaning and safety.   Responsibilities: - Establish and execute a formalized preventative maintenance schedule for the facility, i.e. painting, plastering, plumbing, changing locks, changing lighting fixtures, stripping and waxing floors, installing shades, etc. - Submit requisitions for necessary maintenance/repair supplies to the Program Director on a weekly basis and control the inventory of supplies - Complete the monthly physical plant and fire safety audit of the facility. - Participate in moving clients in and out of the facility. - Maintain vehicle maintenance/mileage record prior to and upon returning from trips.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Peer Specialist ensures the quality of care for consumers who are living with mental health problems, and provides harm reduction outreach and case management services.   Responsibilities: - Interface with representatives from Probation/ Parole in order to encourage consumer compliance with requirements and facilitate communication. - Act as an advocate for consumers as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy. - Develop and facilitate a peer support group for agency consumers. - Develop, with consumers, individualized strategies for reducing the negative consequences of drug use and not taking medication for mental illness. - Provide outreach intervention and referral services through the distribution of materials, information, education and prevention messages to consumers in their homes and/or in group settings. - Promote problem solving and decision making skill development, particularly in the areas of drug use, sexual risk reduction, and medical treatment.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Case Manager ensures the best quality of care and services for program consumers in a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). "CCBHCs are designed to provide a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services, particularly to vulnerable populations with the most complex needs".   Responsibilities: - 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. - Support Facilities Management staff in ensuring maintenance of apartment standards as outlined by SUS and OMH. - Supportive counseling to agency consumers as needed. - Regular home visits and hospital visits, as necessary. - 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 system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action. - This role is comprised of 40%-50% field work, travel is required.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Position Summary: The Entitlements Specialist works as a member of the team to screen, assess, and follow-up with very-low income Veterans/Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  Ensure appropriate participant documentation is obtained and signed. Communicate effectively with service team to rapidly assign cases and address issues from presenting veterans. Support veterans during every step of their benefits/entitlements application, recertification and renewal processes as a means of maximizing income, accessing resources/care, and improving their overall housing stability.   - Delivers support to Veterans and their families in the areas of benefits advocacy, employment coordination and education/training services, both directly and through referral. - Coordinate Veteran households’ access to income supports, insurance, and benefits. - Assists team members in the delivery of daily services to support participants housing and income stability plans.   JOB FUNCTIONS:   - Assist Veteran households with accessing needed community services, including but not limited to public benefits such as SNAP, WIC and TANF, clothing, legal & child care services, educational and training resources, transportation assistance, and other supports through the development of a referral network and close follow-up. - Support veterans in identifying/enrolling in VA benefits. - Ensure all VA benefit paperwork is provided to school certifying official and submitted - Complete ongoing trainings to obtain/maintain SOAR certification for rapid SSI SSDI processing. Actively utilize the SOAR model to support participants’ income needs and report on SOAR success rates as required by the program. - Develop, assess and monitor income plans and resources in conjunction with SSVF staff. - Act as advocate for participants as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy. - Complete fieldwork at SSA, HRA, VBA, Medicaid, and other community-based and governmental agencies, escorting participants as needed to their benefits appointments and hearings. - Maintain a strong working relationship with colleagues and program managers. - Document all services in compliance with agency standards. - Liaison to community-based services and groups including civic, social service government, businesses and non-profit organizations. - Participate in ongoing individual supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings. - Complete other tasks as assigned by management.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Residential Aide staff member will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment and that tenants are adhering to House Rules and program policies, monitoring surveillance systems, and acting as a role model to tenants and encourage program participation. In this role you will provide necessary support to residents for a variety of issues, make hourly observation rounds and document in the communication log, communicate incidents to supervisory staff via written incident reports and communication log, and attend staff meetings. You will also provide frontline crisis intervention, answer phones and route calls as needed, ensure reception area is tidy, and perform other duties as requested by supervisor.  
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Residential Aide staff member will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment and that tenants are adhering to House Rules and program policies, monitoring surveillance systems, and acting as a role model to tenants and encourage program participation. In this role you will provide necessary support to residents for a variety of issues, make hourly observation rounds and document in the communication log, communicate incidents to supervisory staff via written incident reports and communication log, and attend staff meetings. You will also provide frontline crisis intervention, answer phones and route calls as needed, ensure reception area is tidy, and perform other duties as requested by supervisor.  
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 Responsibilities: - 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
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Great opportunity for a Social Worker seeking their next career move. LMSW required. Compensation up to $65,000 annually.   The Supervisor of Social Services 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.   IND1
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Services for the Underserved is seeking a Housing Specialist for our Mens Shelter in the Bronx.    The Housing Specialist is responsible for Housing duties related to all residents’ needs.   The Housing Specialist for the shelter Establish linkages and maintain solid working relationships with supportive housing providers, real estate brokers, managing agents, and landlords as a resource for consumers. 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 housing. Prepare and assist consumers with the housing application/interview process. Provide accurate, complete, and timely documentation of the provision of supportive social services and consumer progression/regression toward the goals of securing permanent affordable housing. Attend housing related DHS meetings.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
 Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is seeking a Case Manager for our Davidson Transitional Mens Shelter in the Bronx. The Case Manager provides and coordinates client services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conduct intake process with new clients within 24 hours of admission; includes but is not limited to explanation of resident rights and responsibilities, and grievance procedures • Conduct psychosocial, vocational/educational, and housing assessments and documentation of same • Provide accurate, complete, and timely documentation of the provision of supportive social services and client progression/regression toward the goals of securing permanent affordable housing • Prepare housing applications and assist clients with the housing application/interview process. • Monitor and assess client progression/regression in behavior and/or appearance • Facilitate group and individual counseling, workshops, psych education, and recreational activities • Conduct room/dorm visits/inspections to assess client personal hygiene, room cleanliness, and overall ADL skills • Provide comprehensive case management services to an assigned caseload • Develop initial service plans and conduct service plan reviews as needed for an assigned caseload • Provide referrals for in-house and community-based medical, mental health, and supportive social services to assigned caseload as appropriate • Ensure that clients attend meals and maintain appropriate nutritional intake • Provide crisis intervention and address all emergency situations as appropriate • Assist in building evacuation during fire drills and building emergencies • Monitor client medication compliance and collaborate with nursing staff monitor compliance • Refer clients to appropriate community resources as needed • Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification • Maintain up to date, accurate, complete, and timely client chart documentation in compliance with DHS, OTDA, other Funder and SUS standards • Facilitate discharge/transfer process and documentation of same • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, trainings, and escort clients on housing interviews as needed • Comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes • A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours is required
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
We are currently seeking LPN's   The LPN meets with the Program Director, Director of Social Services, Registered Nurse, and Social Service staff to coordinate shelter residents to receive ongoing treatment in the community.    The LPN will; - Take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight - Assist with diabetes medication and treatment  - Take medical histories and enter information in computer systems  - Coordinate with Case Managers, Senior Case Managers and Director of Social Services to ensure proper care, nutrition and treatment plans are followed  - Follow up with community health care providers to ensure medical treatment plans are documented, monitored and followed Have flexibility to work a schedule that includes evenings and weekends    IND1
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Case Manager will;   Responsibilities: - Conduct intake process with new family members within 24 hours of admission.  This includes but is not limited to explanation of client’s rights and responsibilities and grievance procedures. - Conduct psychosocial, vocational/educational, and housing assessments and documentation of same. - Meet weekly to develop and monitor individual and family service plans in conjunction with family members to meet the family’s needs. - Provide child care referrals and assist families to navigate the NYC Department of Education system. - Establish linkages and maintain solid working relationships with supportive housing providers, real estate brokers, managing agents, and landlords as a resource for family members. - Assess consumer readiness and barriers towards obtaining affordable permanent housing. - Escorting and preparing family members for successfully securing and maintaining permanent housing. - Accompany family members on medical, public benefit, and housing appointments, as necessary. - Assist family members with identifying and securing permanent affordable housing.  - Prepare and assist family members with the housing application/interview process. - Collaborate with other service providers to secure needed services for families. - Facilitate supportive group and individual counseling, workshops, psych education, and recreational activities. - Conduct apartment inspections to assess consumer personal hygiene, room cleanliness, and overall ADL skills. - Develop referral network to support household members, especially minor children. - Assist family members 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 family members with problem solving and crisis intervention by addressing all emergency situations as appropriate. - Act as advocate for family members 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. - Work as a member of the social service team in the development of on-site and 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 supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings. - Adhere to on call system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action. - Maintains CPR/ First Aid and Mandated Reporter Certification on annual basis. - Maintain up-to-date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation in compliance with agency standards. - Working knowledge of various computer programs including e-mail, Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, AWARDS, and CARES. - Assist in building evacuation during fire drills and building emergencies. - Evening and weekend hours will be required. 
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Porter will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness ande minor repairs in a residential shelter.   Responsibilities: - Maintain cleanliness in assigned areas within the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning cafeteria and kitchen areas, bathrooms, emptying trash, separating recyleables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairways and/or elevators. - Carry out minor repairs and building maintenance throughout assigned areas of the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; painting, plastering, repairing furniture, maintaining smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. - Responsible for exterior snow and ice removal as well as upkeep of the grounds.  This includes but is not limited to sidewalk maintenance, mowing grass, trimming shrubbery, maintaining landscaping, rodent removal, and all other aspects of the building exterior. - Conduct periodic building, dorm, and office inspections for dangerous and hazardous conditions, needed repairs, hygiene, and cleanliness. - Conduct periodic inspections of fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and sprinkler system to ensure equipment is working properly and in compliance with regulations. - Maintain building maintenance tools and machinery to ensure that all items are in good working condition. - Responsible for laundering bed linens, bathroom towels, kitchens towels, and all other washable items used in the facility by consumers and staff. - Assist with periodic boiler and water heater inspections to ensure proper functioning at all times.  - Assist in moving and storing program supplies, office furniture, office equipment, dorm furniture, consumer belongings, and other items in and around the facility when and where appropriate. - Assist in interior decorating and refurbishing of assigned areas of the facility. - Responsible for insect and bug extermination and rodent removal.  - Drive agency vehicles. - Must wear SUS maintenance uniform and must maintain uniform so that it is clean and presentable at the start of each shift. - Maintain CPR/ First Aid Certification. - Complete other tasks as deemed necessary by the House Manager, Program Director and/or Assistant Director of Facilities. - Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed. - A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours will be required.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Porter will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness ande minor repairs in a residential shelter.   Responsibilities: - Maintain cleanliness in assigned areas within the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning cafeteria and kitchen areas, bathrooms, emptying trash, separating recyleables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairways and/or elevators. - Carry out minor repairs and building maintenance throughout assigned areas of the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; painting, plastering, repairing furniture, maintaining smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. - Responsible for exterior snow and ice removal as well as upkeep of the grounds.  This includes but is not limited to sidewalk maintenance, mowing grass, trimming shrubbery, maintaining landscaping, rodent removal, and all other aspects of the building exterior. - Conduct periodic building, dorm, and office inspections for dangerous and hazardous conditions, needed repairs, hygiene, and cleanliness. - Conduct periodic inspections of fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and sprinkler system to ensure equipment is working properly and in compliance with regulations. - Maintain building maintenance tools and machinery to ensure that all items are in good working condition. - Responsible for laundering bed linens, bathroom towels, kitchens towels, and all other washable items used in the facility by consumers and staff. - Assist with periodic boiler and water heater inspections to ensure proper functioning at all times.  - Assist in moving and storing program supplies, office furniture, office equipment, dorm furniture, consumer belongings, and other items in and around the facility when and where appropriate. - Assist in interior decorating and refurbishing of assigned areas of the facility. - Responsible for insect and bug extermination and rodent removal.  - Drive agency vehicles. - Must wear SUS maintenance uniform and must maintain uniform so that it is clean and presentable at the start of each shift. - Maintain CPR/ First Aid Certification. - Complete other tasks as deemed necessary by the House Manager, Program Director and/or Assistant Director of Facilities. - Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed. - A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours will be required.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Porter will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness and minor repairs in a residential shelter.   Responsibilities: - Maintain cleanliness in assigned areas within the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning cafeteria and kitchen areas, bathrooms, emptying trash, separating recyleables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairways and/or elevators. - Carry out minor repairs and building maintenance throughout assigned areas of the facility.  This includes but is not limited to; painting, plastering, repairing furniture, maintaining smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. - Responsible for exterior snow and ice removal as well as upkeep of the grounds.  This includes but is not limited to sidewalk maintenance, mowing grass, trimming shrubbery, maintaining landscaping, rodent removal, and all other aspects of the building exterior. - Conduct periodic building, dorm, and office inspections for dangerous and hazardous conditions, needed repairs, hygiene, and cleanliness. - Conduct periodic inspections of fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and sprinkler system to ensure equipment is working properly and in compliance with regulations. - Maintain building maintenance tools and machinery to ensure that all items are in good working condition. - Responsible for laundering bed linens, bathroom towels, kitchens towels, and all other washable items used in the facility by consumers and staff. - Assist with periodic boiler and water heater inspections to ensure proper functioning at all times.  - Assist in moving and storing program supplies, office furniture, office equipment, dorm furniture, consumer belongings, and other items in and around the facility when and where appropriate. - Assist in interior decorating and refurbishing of assigned areas of the facility. - Responsible for insect and bug extermination and rodent removal.  - Drive agency vehicles. - Must wear SUS maintenance uniform and must maintain uniform so that it is clean and presentable at the start of each shift. - Maintain CPR/ First Aid Certification. - Complete other tasks as deemed necessary by the House Manager, Program Director and/or Assistant Director of Facilities. - Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed. - A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours will be required.