Case Manager with BRC's Sadiqua Khabir Supportive Housing Program
- Job posted by Bowery Residents' Committee
Located on the Lower East Side, Sadiqua Khabir House is a permanent SRO housing facility with a capacity for 35 formerly homeless men and women suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. The program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYC Human Resources Administration's HIV/AIDS Services Administration. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Los Vecinos offers a variety of services aimed at helping clients stabilize their health, maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers. These services include case management, referrals to medical facilities and assistance managing health conditions, medication monitoring, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living and free meals.
Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week
Sunday, Wednesday; 11:00a - 7:30p, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 9:00a - 5:30p
Organize recreational activities, conduct a weekly group, and counsel tenants on use of leisure time. Complete service plan reviews and other clinical assessments. Write progress notes, assist with maintaining clinical charts. Carry a caseload, conduct home visits, maintain entitlements, escort clients, and liaise with outside providers. Accompany clients on activities. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
BA required. Two years experience in organizing support groups/recreational activities, client advocacy, coordinating case conferences, and counseling with mentally ill and HIV/AIDS population preferred. NYS driver's license preferred. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at www.brc.org.
Minimum Education Required