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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-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-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-South Ozone Park
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 Lefferts Blvd in South Ozone Park, NY so you can work close to home.     The Day Habilitation Specialist provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skill development through a combination of community & classroom learning experiences.   Position Summary: The Day Habilitation Specialist 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.  
Job Locations US-NY-South Ozone Park
  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.   The Day Habilitation Specialist provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skill development through a combination of community & classroom learning experiences.   Position Summary: The Day Habilitation Specialist 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. -  High School Diploma or GED is required.  Associates Degree preferred. - At least one year experience providing direct care services to adults with a developmental disability. - AMAP certified, SCIP-R trained, CPR & First Aid Trained - Valid NYS Driver's License.
Job Locations US-NY-South Ozone Park
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 Lefferts Blvd in South Ozone Park, NY so you can work close to home.     The Day Habilitation Specialist provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skill development through a combination of community & classroom learning experiences.   Position Summary: The Day Habilitation Specialist 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.  
Job Locations US-NY-South Ozone Park
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 Lefferts Blvd in South Ozone Park, NY so you can work close to home.     The Day Habilitation  Supervisor provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skill development through a combination of community & classroom learning experiences.   Position Summary: The Day Habilitation Specialist 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-New York
The LPN will coordinate all medical/psychiatric care and medications for residents ensuring proper documentation, follow-up and regulatory compliance. Assist with hands-on training of residential staff to ensure this compliance is ongoing and current. Secondary responsibilities include resident care and oversight in AOL's.  - Identify and organize appointments for week in conjunction with RN and Manager - Transports and accompanies residents on as scheduled medical appointments and completes all necessary follow-up upon return from appointment - Performs delegated nursing tasks as directed by the RN and under the supervision of the RN - Oversee coordination of all medication administration including verifying prescriptions, ordering medications, regulatory documentation, and staff administration of medications in conjunction with RN and under supervision of RN - Maintain medication inventory including prescription medications, over the counter medication and required first aid supplies are in stock at all times and that check expiration dates are routinely checked - Ensures maintenance of all medically related documentation (MAR, MD Consults, etc.) - Updates RN daily on resident's medical status - Responsible to complete all documentation prior to end of shift and report all issues/concerns to RN and Residence Manager - Completes the documentation of Occurrence Reports as required - Reviews and makes daily entries into House Log Book on all pertinent resident/residence related issues - Monitors resident progress and notifies applicable others of concerns, changes in behavior or of progress - Responsible to implement all directives issued by RN and Manager as needed - Handles telephone calls and inquiries; provides necessary follow-up; keeps family and management notified when necessary -  Knows and applies emergency procedures in event of a crisis including fire safety - Acts as liaison between Residence, Day Program, Physicians and families on all resident medical related issues - Provides individual residents instruction and/or assistance with daily living skills and rehabilitation or social skills in accordance with Individual Service Plan - Provides ongoing training to residents and staff in areas of need identified in Individual Service Plan in conjunction with RN & Manager - Provides hands-on client specific training to staff members as directed by RN - Attends annual and semi-annual reviews providing medical input in absence of RN involvement - Visits residents in hospital, as needed and coordinate Discharge Plan in conjunction with RN - Completes necessary residential habilitation notes, progress notes and other required documentation - Complies with OSHA regulations and universal precautions, AMAP Training, annual recertification training and annual PPD clearance as per agency policy - Attends various meetings/in-services, participates in staff meetings in conjunction with mandatory annual in-services as directed by Residence Manager I RN - Supervises residents' intake of medication as prescribed in accordance with OMRDD approved Medication Administration Procedure - Maintains friendly and professional working atmosphere - Maintains professional appearance - Ensures residents are always treated with dignity Schedule: Monday- Friday 7a-3p/3p- 11p and alternate weekends    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-New York
The Outreach Specialist will conduct outreach for homeless prevention participants. In this role you will; - Conduct program outreach and community related activities to increase referral base and community visibility. - Provide outside presentations to network and further develop referral sources. - Promote linkages with other service providers that will help participants obtain and maintain housing stability. - Participate in various consortium meetings. - Maintain logs of outreach activities. - Complete monthly reports as required. - Cultivate, develop and maintain productive relationships with referral agencies. - Attend interdisciplinary team meetings, case conferences, various meetings and outside events as assigned by supervisor. - Obtain new housing resources for Homebase clients within appropriate time frame set by supervisor. - Update resource book for staff. - Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time. - Perform other related duties as required by management.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
  Join our Developmental Disabilities Team in Opening Doors to Independence.   We are currently seeking a Program Director for our program located on Graff Ave in the Bronx.    The Program Director is responsible for ensuring the overall effective operation of the facility in accordance with applicable Federal and State regulations, Agency policies and procedures, and union contracts.   Responsibilities: - Day-to-day administrative functions within the facility relative to implementation of SUS policies and procedures, union contracts and regulatory requirements as set forth by funding agents - Directly supervise the Assistant Program Manager on a weekly schedule or as needed.  - Monitor overall consumer care, ensuring needs are met as required/ prescribed through documented weekly observations of supervisors and program specialists’ implementation of active treatment and strict adherence to Part 633 - Client Rights. - Execute agency, state and federal requirements pertaining to custodianship of consumer funds within the facility, including the preparation and submission of weekly account summaries. - Complete all individual client ledger sheets for in-house accounts on a weekly basis, i.e. posting of deposits, withdrawals and receipts. - Conduct at least monthly physical plant inspections with documentation of findings. - Ensure strict adherence to OPWDD Part 624 - Incident Reporting Procedures, including reviewing all incidents, conducting any necessary investigations, and making necessary notifications - Provide staff training in the areas of agency policy and procedure, OSHA regulations, physical plant issues and fire safety - Attend all program surveys and, in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor or senior management, formulate and prepare a written plan of corrective action for program audits and ensure follow-through - Meet with clinical staff on a regular and timely basis to ensure that program objectives, treatment techniques and policy implementation are being carried out. - Work with Central office Human Resources, Fiscal Department and Operations to ensure staffing, equipment, materials and supplies are appropriate and sufficient to guarantee the therapeutic and general well-being of the consumer population. - Ensure that the facility and services provided adequately meet the physical, social and developmental needs of all clients and that there is adequate protection of each consumer’s health, safety, comfort, well-being, civil, human and legal rights. - Be available twenty-four hours for emergencies, consultations etc. through assigned beeper - Responsible for the quality of record keeping and charting and meeting standards as prescribed by agency, State and Federal guidelines.   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
Join our Developmental Disabilities Team in Opening Doors to Independence. We are currently seeking a Program Director for our program located on Brooklyn - Crescent.   The Program Director is responsible for ensuring the overall effective operation of the facility in accordance with applicable Federal and State regulations, Agency policies and procedures, and union contracts.   Responsibilities: - Day-to-day administrative functions within the facility relative to implementation of SUS policies and procedures, union contracts and regulatory requirements as set forth by funding agents - Directly supervise the Assistant Program Manager on a weekly schedule or as needed.  - Monitor overall consumer care, ensuring needs are met as required/ prescribed through documented weekly observations of supervisors and program specialists’ implementation of active treatment and strict adherence to Part 633 - Client Rights. - Execute agency, state and federal requirements pertaining to custodianship of consumer funds within the facility, including the preparation and submission of weekly account summaries. - Complete all individual client ledger sheets for in-house accounts on a weekly basis, i.e. posting of deposits, withdrawals and receipts. - Conduct at least monthly physical plant inspections with documentation of findings. - Ensure strict adherence to OPWDD Part 624 - Incident Reporting Procedures, including reviewing all incidents, conducting any necessary investigations, and making necessary notifications - Provide staff training in the areas of agency policy and procedure, OSHA regulations, physical plant issues and fire safety - Attend all program surveys and, in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor or senior management, formulate and prepare a written plan of corrective action for program audits and ensure follow-through - Meet with clinical staff on a regular and timely basis to ensure that program objectives, treatment techniques and policy implementation are being carried out. - Work with Central office Human Resources, Fiscal Department and Operations to ensure staffing, equipment, materials and supplies are appropriate and sufficient to guarantee the therapeutic and general well-being of the consumer population. - Ensure that the facility and services provided adequately meet the physical, social and developmental needs of all clients and that there is adequate protection of each consumer’s health, safety, comfort, well-being, civil, human and legal rights. - Be available twenty-four hours for emergencies, consultations etc. through assigned beeper - Responsible for the quality of record keeping and charting and meeting standards as prescribed by agency, State and Federal guidelines. 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 Buffalo Avenue in Brooklyn, 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 Buffalo Avenue in Brooklyn, 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-New York
Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is a $250M New York-based not-for-profit organization that every year provides housing and support services to more than 37,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. S:US believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. For over 40 years through the work of its 2,000 staff, S:US has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, mental health and addiction challenges, poverty, histories of incarceration, and trauma. S:US’s history has been about supporting people and communities that have been marginalized, communities of color, and communities impacted by poverty.   S:US’s uniqueness lies in its ability to treat the whole person. The organization provides a broad range of services to address needs, including affordable housing and shelter; treatment and rehabilitation; skills-building, job training, and employment opportunities; crisis services; care coordination; anti-eviction assistance; family support; and therapeutic horticulture and nutrition programming.         We are seeking nominations and applications for Chief Executive Officer   The Opportunity Donna Colonna, who has served as a passionate and dedicated President and CEO to S:US for 25 years, will retire at the end of January 2022. She will stay on throughout that year to serve as an advisor to the Board and the new CEO to help ensure a smooth and seamless transition. The next CEO will establish a vision and the strategy for the community impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of leaders and staff. The CEO leverages the power of relationships and networks and works across different sectors to improve the lives of those S:US serves. The CEO serves as the public face and voice of S:US and is expected to bring visibility to the work and position of the organization as an effective, innovative industry leader. Additionally, the CEO, along with the leadership team, oversees programmatic, financial, and operational functioning of the organization. The CEO reports to and works in partnership with the S:US Board of Directors. He/she/they must bring an authentic mission connection and be a visionary, broad thinker and influential leader who is able to assess and respond to current priorities while looking ahead and anticipating necessary strategic adjustments that drive organizational stability and growth.   Funding S:US has a current operating budget of approximately $250 million, with more than 95% of its funding from government grants and contracts. In FY 19 (pre-COVID-19) private contributed revenue was $2.1M. S:US has as a strategic priority a commitment to increase private source revenue and to foster a robust culture of philanthropy throughout the organization
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Under the Supervision of the Program Director, the Supervisor of Social Services is responsible for the coordination of client services and case conferences as well as providing direct supervision to case managers, housing specialist and vocational specialist.   The ideal candidate will possess experience in the fields of mental health, child welfare, child development, or other related fields. Strong working knowledge of psychodynamics, group work, case work, health systems and human and child development. Experience working with domestic violence and an understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma informed care is preferred.   JOB FUNCTIONS: - Interviews residents using standard case work techniques to determine suitability for residential services to assess their level of psychological functioning and make admissions decisions - Conducts all initial assessments and assigns residents to a case manager and determines - Makes counseling related referrals and serves as liaison to mental health agencies as needed - Develops and maintains linkages with service providers - Represents program at community task force and conference meetings - Prepares client referral reports to supportive service providers and monitors and evaluates client progress records - Provides clinical supervision and audits charts to ensure that notes are completed in a timely fashion by clinical staff - Supervise program in Director’s absence - Attends all scheduled meetings and training sessions - The candidate should be able to read d documents for analytical purposes - Working knowledge of AWARDS, CARES, SORTS systems - English and Spanish speaking is a plus
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Under the Supervision of the Director, the Supervisor of Social Services is responsible for the coordination of client services and case conferences as well as providing direct supervision to case managers, housing specialist and vocational specialist.   The ideal candidate will possess experience in the fields of mental health, child welfare, child development, or other related fields. Strong working knowledge of psychodynamics, group work, case work, health systems and human and child development. Experience working with domestic violence and an understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma informed care is preferred.   JOB FUNCTIONS: - Interviews residents using standard case work techniques to determine suitability for residential services to assess their level of psychological functioning and make admissions decisions - Conducts all initial assessments and assigns residents to a case manager and determines - Makes counseling related referrals and serves as liaison to mental health agencies as needed - Develops and maintains linkages with service providers - Represents program at community task force and conference meetings - Prepares client referral reports to supportive service providers and monitors and evaluates client progress records - Provides clinical supervision and audits charts to ensure that notes are completed in a timely fashion by clinical staff - Supervise program in Director’s absence - Attends all scheduled meetings and training sessions - The candidate should be able to read d documents for analytical purposes - Working knowledge of AWARDS, CARES, SORTS systems - English and Spanish speaking is a plus
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact/face/front line of our program. In addition to clerical duties you will be called upon to engage and assist with program participants/individuals we serve. As a member of S:US you are committed to acting with integrity, as demonstrated by treating people consistently, honestly and fairly to help them achieve their own goals and the goals of the agency.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing and arranging for deliveries - Exercise discretion in handling sensitive information as required by HIPPA and Agency guidelines - Handle all internal and external communications using phone, email, and written. - Handle phone system with multiple lines - Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders including staff, clients, visitors, and vendors - Arrange, schedule and coordinate office calendar - Prepare and edit communications, presentations and other documents - Database management including but not limited to data entry into Excel and Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems - File and retrieve documents and reference materials - Provides timely, accurate and clear documentation according to established policies and procedures - Handles completing demands by responding effectively to challenges, deadlines, and emergencies - Responds to consumer needs promptly, accurately and with courtesy and respect - Represents the organization in a positive and appropriate manner to outside resources - Supports the mission and values of SUS and draws attention to behavior that undermines group effectiveness or is inconsistent with core values - Additional duties as assigned
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 Crescent 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-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 Crescent 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-Brooklyn
The Crisis Respite Center (CRC), part of Parachute NYC, provides an innovative and unique “hospital diversion” model whereby persons seeking temporary residential/respite care can stay in a warm, friendly, safe, and supportive home-like environment where they are taught to use new recovery and relapse preventions kills.  This is achieved through 24-hour peer support, self-advocacy education, self-help training, and mutual understanding.  The CRC offers people experiencing a psychosis-related crisis with a short-term (one day to two weeks)residential alternative that will allow individuals to maintain daily activities and connect with community-based services and supports, including primary care.  The program will provide recovery oriented services incorporating Need Adapted Treatment and Intentional Peer Support.     Parachute NYC is an innovative CMS funded pilot project designed to support a continuum of community based services for individuals experiencing a psychosis related crisis, including specially trained mobile crisis teams and Crisis Respite Centers.   Responsibilities: - Develop a partnership with guests experiencing crisis utilizing trauma-informed, recovery oriented, intentional peer support, - Promote the provision of a safe, comfortable, secure and trusting environment where guests are listened to  and respected by staff - Practice the Need Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) and Intentional Peer Support (IPS) after completing training provided as part of the Parachute NYC grant - Draw on knowledge and skills acquired from personal experience with the mental health system with a focus on guest’s personal recovery process - Create a sense of community through the mutual sharing of lived experiences and offers encouragement and support to participate in daily activities within the CRC and community - Assist with pre-registration process for both individuals referred from NA-MCT (Need Adapted Mobile Crisis Team) and those who self-refer (respite-only guests) - Assist with intake and registration of new guests, including an explanation of services and expectations, a tour of the premises, introduction to other staff and guests - Assist and collaborate with other Parachute NYC staff when appropriate to help guests identify, plan for and realize short-term personal goals and priorities while in the CRC - Facilitate individual and group-based educational, recovery, wellness and skill building opportunities including: wellness self-management; WRAP; peer support; harm reduction; and other social or leisure activities - Follow-up with guests to monitor and support progress toward goal-achievement - Advocates for and facilitate access to needed health care services, proactively addressing potential barriers such as missed appointments, transportation, fear and stigma, and communication with professional staff - Assist guests with steps required to prepare their own meals, manage their own medication, take care of their physical needs and participate in the maintenance of a clean living environment - Responsible for timely and accurate documentation including documentation of interactions with guests, services provided, critical information and events, contacts with collaterals and referrals, as required by SUS policies and Parachute NYC - Provide household upkeep duties as needed - Serve daily cold breakfast for guests and assist guests with accessing snacks, when needed - Encourage guest participation in relevant aspects of documentation process - Participates in data collection and recording related to outcomes, research and other agency and grant-based priorities - Participate in supervision, team meetings, interagency meetings, case conferences, NA-MCT meetings, and other relevant meetings as required by SUS and Parachute NYC - Provides flexible evening, night, weekend and holiday coverage