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Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - 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 substance use and 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-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 LPN will; - Conduct home visits on a monthly basis visiting up to 25 consumers - Work with consumers in filling prescriptions and coordinating appointments as needed. - Refer residents to emergency care if needed, work with emergency responders/emergency room staff to coordinate emergency treatment, coordinate treatment and discharge planning with hospital staff. - Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification. - Maintain up to date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation. - Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings 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. - Assist full time Registered Nurse - Record keeping as per agency regulations - Related duties as assigned
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Administrative Assistant ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the clerical and support services of the program.   Responsibilities: - Prepare daily roster. - Communicate with DHS regarding all vacancies. - Develop and tracks all new intakes until all intake paperwork is completed and Case Manager assignment has been made. - Assist the Facility Manager with tracking and filling all vendor visits, work orders, service calls, drills, and inspection checklists. - Assist the Program Director, Facility Manager and Food Services Director with purchasing and inventory control. - Maintain copies of all program and agency forms and documents. - Assist with creating schedules, menus, newsletters, fliers and program material. - Answer phones and directs calls as appropriate.  Receive and distributes mail, faxes, and deliveries. - Assist with the management of the staffing schedule. - Take and prepare meeting minutes as assigned. - Assist the Director of Social Services and Senior Case Managers with incident reporting and filing. - Collect and Input data as assigned. Assist in data management projects. - Report all problems with office equipment and schedules repairs and/or maintenance, as appropriate. - Assist with the preparation of monthly reports. - Support program staff with filing, including creating and maintaining Archived Filing System. - Provide administrative support to Program Director, Director of Social Services, Psychiatrist, Facility Manager and Senior Case Managers as requested. - Notify supervisory staff of any crisis and address all emergency situations as appropriate.  - Assist in building evacuation during fire drills and building emergencies. - Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification. - Participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings and case conferences as needed.  - Any other duties assigned by the Program Director. - 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 will be required.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
  WE’RE HIRING! Join Services for the UnderServed (S:US) and help us make a difference. If you found yourself without work due to the coronavirus pandemic you’re not alone.The good news is that we have numerous opportunities.   Consider Becoming a Direct Support Professional       There's no better feeling than helping someone in need. Join our team and change lives today.   DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation, socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary and/or appropriate by the Program Manager Opportunities are available at our programs located throughout Brooklyn and Queens. Interviews are available immediately      S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits for our DSPs and the opportunity to find a new passion and career in direct support.   TO APPLY VISIT SUS.ORG/CAREERS OR EMAIL SS-HRRECRUITER@SUS.ORG   IND1
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Care Coordinator will assume the care coordination responsibility for Chronically Ill clients identified from the NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) list of high end users of Medicaid. Many of these clients will also have a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and/or substance abuse.  They will conduct Community outreach to CIDP clients to enroll potential clients who are identified by the NYS DOH. They will be expected to provide care management and coordination of the plan of care for this specified population in need of intensive case management including health education and advocacy. They will also provide intensive care coordination in a medical setting to include illness management. Travel is required; 80%.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Medication Coordinator provides quality support services to residents and functions as a Case Manager will med admin duties.    In this role you will;   - Administer medications and document administration as required. - Monitoring of MARs and medication storage. - Work with residents and Case Managers in filling prescriptions and ensuring refills are ordered as necessary. - Ensure physician orders are current, properly documented and communicated to staff - Monitor client medical equipment for safety and proper functioning. - Attend and participate in regular staff training and scheduling meetings. - Maintain confidentiality and privacy regarding all clients’ information. - Complete daily documentation of all agency required material. - Complete incident reports in accordance with policy and procedures. - Understand and implement the agency’s philosophy, policies and mission. - Understand and follow the agency chain of communication. - Ensure the safety and well-being of the clients on a daily basis. - Work cooperatively with other team members to carry out the program goals and objectives for each client. - Report any actual or suspected abuse/neglect in accordance with policy and procedure. - Assist the psychiatrist and program nurses - Prepare clients for self-medication status and monitor as needed, health assessment referrals. - Comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes. - Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification. - Assist in building evacuation during fire drills and building emergencies. - Refer residents to emergency care if needed, work with emergency responders/emergency room staff to coordinate emergency treatment, coordinate treatment and discharge planning with hospital staff.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
IPSIDD offers clinical services to people with Intellectual/developmental disabilities in their natural or most comfortable environment.   IPSIDD services are habilitative in nature, as they improve or limit disabling conditions, disease or illnesses through the provision of assessments and therapies to persons with I/DD, through direct clinical services made available that would otherwise be distant or difficult to access services. S:US mission is for those who are part of our community to endeavor on a path to stability, security and wellbeing. S:US provides the vast supports necessary to overcome challenges to live a life with purpose and to help build stronger communities.  Behavioral Health Medical Services of New York, P.C. will serve the mission of S:US through the provision of Mental health, Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy services in the communities of S:US enrollees. IPSIDD offers rehabilitative and counseling services enhancing both physical and mental well-being while complying with the regulations for these short and long-term clinical services.   As the Treatment Coordinator you will synchronize services for each person enrolled to receive services through the IPSIDD Captive PC.  The role will ensure that referrals and recommendations for services for each person are implemented and documented.  Conduct intake meetings, complete intake documentation, coordinate IPSIDD clinic enrollment and participate in quality assurance activities. Acts as liaison between the IPSIDD Captive, Care Managers and/or residential or day program Administrators and the IPSIDD staff and administrators.  
Job Locations US-New York
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 Broadway in (Harlem) New York, NY.   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-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 East 54th 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
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
Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have what it takes to promote Services for the Underserved’s (S:US) mission of transforming the lives of New Yorkers with life circumstances marked by homelessness, poverty, disabilities, addiction and mental health challenges?   If this sounds like you, apply for a fulltime Assistant Program Director (APD) position at S:US!   You will be joining a dedicated workforce of 2,400 employees serving over 37,000 individuals and families in New York City. S:US is committed to providing you with every opportunity to learn and grow professionally, and find a career path. The ideal candidate will have passion for working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Services are provided in OPWDD-certified programs throughout New York City .           This position is located at our Barbey IRA located on Barbey Streeet  in Brooklyn,New YorkThe Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. ·         Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers.·         Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. ·         Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports.·         Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. ·         Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. ·         Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. ·         Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment.·         To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. ·         Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items.·         Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. ·         Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee   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-Middle Village
Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.   For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.   We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.   Position Summary: The Direct Support Professional provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skill development through a combination of community & classroom learning experiences.   Responsibilities: - Assists each consumer in skill development in areas such as independent living, adaptive behaviors, socialization, recreation and activities of daily living. - Supervises consumers in the community, using various experiences to reinforce skills being taught in group session while ensuring their safety. - Leads group sessions with consumers and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in their community. - Provides annual and semi-annual progress reports regarding valued outcomes. - Assesses the needs of lower functioning and/or non-verbal consumers through observations and evaluations; their valued outcomes will be developed and addressed. - Provides input and ensures compliance with the valued outcomes in the ISP and Day Habilitation Plan. - Provides weekly documentation of outcomes being worked towards with each individual in accordance with his/her Day Habilitation Plan.     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
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 East 163rd Street in (South) Bronx, NY. Responsibilities: • Assists each consumer in skill development in areas such as independent living, adaptive behaviors, socialization, recreation and activities of daily living. • Supervises consumers in the community, using various experiences to reinforce skills being taught in group session while ensuring their safety. • Leads group sessions with consumers and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in their community. • Provides annual and semi-annual progress reports regarding valued outcomes. • Assesses the needs of lower functioning and/or non-verbal consumers through observations and evaluations; their valued outcomes will be developed and addressed. • Provides input and ensures compliance with the valued outcomes in the ISP and Day Habilitation Plan. • Provides weekly documentation of outcomes being worked towards with each individual in accordance with his/her Day Habilitation Plan.   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
Seeking a Registered Nurse to work on NY State Office of Mental Health (OMH) funded care team of mental health professionals assisting clients in transition from hospitals back to the community.  The team will follow individuals into the community using the evidence-based Critical Time Intervention model of care to ensure that they become both linked and engaged with identified community providers and that their support network is sufficient to meet their needs. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as medical case management, referrals, health teaching (this might include group education) and counseling. The nurse will provide interventions supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and execute medical regimens prescribed by a physician, PNP or another licensed health care provider.  The role will require limited on call coverage (week of emergency phone coverage, every 7 to 8 weeks).