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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of 16,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit lenoxhill.org and check us out on Facebook or Instagram.


Our Geriatric Care Management Program provides comprehensive care management services to thousands of frail and homebound older adults on Manhattan’s East Side. The Geriatric Care Manager will help us serve the ever-growing population of homebound older adults on the East Side and will join our supportive working environment that links case managers, social workers, lawyers, and other providers together in our efforts to support the frailest members of our community. 


Responsibilities:

  • Complete strengths-based in-home assessments with frail older adults to facilitate their aging safely in place
  • Collaborate with family members and caregivers to assess needs for appropriate interventions and necessary assistance
  • Provide interventions and assistance such as applying for government benefits and other financial programs to increase economic security, advocating for the clients’ medical, mental health, housing-related and other needs, assisting with budgeting, providing supportive counseling as needed, and coordinating in-house and community resource referrals
  • Create and follow up with comprehensive care plans with the goal of improved outcomes and quality of life 
  • Timely maintain and input accurate case records into our electronic case management database
  • Work collaboratively with Neighborhood House staff from a variety of departments and disciplines as well as our community-based and government partners.


 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal skills and strong computer skills, as well as experience in the field of human services, particularly related to older adults. The person should be committed to working with older adults to improve their quality of life. The person must have great communication and listening skills, be a team player, and possess the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. Master’s in social work, counseling or related field preferred, BA or BSW accepted. Applicable Licensure and/or SIFI Certification if applicable a plus. Spanish fluency required. This is a 1199SEIU union position with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.


To Apply:

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, list of references and a minimum of two additional relevant writing samples to socialworker@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.

 

At Lenox Hill Neighborhood House we value respect, integrity, diversity and integrity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and its colleagues.

 


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency required

Spanish fluency required

Location

On-site
331 E. 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, United States

How to Apply

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, list of references and a minimum of two additional relevant writing samples to socialworker@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.

 


Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, list of references and a minimum of two additional relevant writing samples to socialworker@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be…

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