Case Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive depending on experience

Published:

04/02/2018

Address

886 Westchester Avenue
Ground Floor Suite
Bronx
NY
10459
United States

Description

Pioneering harm reduction agency located in the South Bronx has an opening for a full time Case Manager. Primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Case management/Outreach/Advocacy as part of a multi-disciplinary team to active drug users at the central office and outreach locations.
  • Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs and establish goals and objectives.
  • Recruit people in need of services who use drugs into program by understanding the unique challenges and oppression they face.
  • Assist with referrals to community based services, housing applications and income/mainstream benefits applications, assistance in accessing health/mental health care, emergency food shelter, transportation and/or other social services. Follow up as necessary.
  • Complete documentation as required including electronic record keeping system, participant files and completion of reports as required.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings, case reviews and staff trainings as scheduled along with supervision and other program or agency meetings as assigned.
  • HIV testing,pre/post HIV test counseling and referrals to STI/STD testing
  • HIV/AIDS and STI/STD risk education and referral to appropriate care.
  • Conduct presentations about the Women's Services Program to community agencies and buisinesses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year case management experience
  • Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness and substance use.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills - proficient in word, excel and electronic record keeping
  • Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outreach experience
  • Experience and knowledge of Harm Reduction as well as anti-racist and anti-oppressive frameworks
  • Experience with Trauma Informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change or other evidence-based practices.
  • Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers.
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred

Benefits

excellent benefit package

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please email HRS/SAP Program Manager, Mr. Van Asher at vasher@sachr.org.

Please type "Case Manager" in the subject header.


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