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The East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping residents secure appropriate permanent housing. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that service provision is of the highest quality and is consistent with housing first/harm reduction approach. The Clinical Coordinator oversees a staff of 4-6, liaises with psychiatric support services, interacts daily with multiple outreach providers, and serves as a member of the Safe Haven's management team. 

This position's hours are flexible and will require some evenings and weekends. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide Clinical direction and leadership to the program; help troubleshoot, problem solve, and strategize solutions around client engagement and challenging behaviors 
  • Promote a staff and resident culture that emphasizes housing placement as a measurement of success; ensure that clients are ready for housing placement 
  • Oversee development and implementation of individual service plans; ensure documentation of client contact and progress is comprehensive and timely 
  • Assess and evaluate client functioning
  • Supervise and conduct case conferences
  • Coordinate delivery of care with multiple service providers, particularly outreach teams. 
  • Work collaboratively with outreach teams to ensure individuals succeed in transitional housing and avoid return to homelessness
  • Provide support and guidance to front line staff in managing difficult situations and successfully de-escalating conflict
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and an active LMSW license OR a MPH degree is required  
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with chronically homeless populations. 
  • Housing based case management experience strongly preferred. 
  • Previous supervisory experience and strong clinical and assessment skills. 
  • Proficiency in motivational interviewing techniques preferred. 
  • Superb collaborative skills, ability to work successfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Creativity, strong problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated success in working in a fast paced environment 
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with diverse populations and stakeholders 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred 



The East Flatbush Safe Haven serves as a transitional housing program for chronically street homeless individuals. This transitional housing program embraces a housing first and harm reduction philosophy with an aim at helping…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 24, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Benefits

Breaking Ground is committed to fostering a supportive and challenging environment for professional and personal development. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the Society for Human Resources Management.

We offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • 15 days of vacation time annually for new employees
  • 10 sick days annually
  • 3 personal days annually
  • 13 federally recognized holidays
  • 35-hour work week
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Basic Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 403b Retirement Plan, with employer contribution after 1 year of service
  • Company-sponsored Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Company-paid AD&D, Basic Life Insurance (equivalent to one year's salary)
  • Commuter (transit & parking) benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account – pre-tax Health & Dependent Care
  • A "self-improvement" stipend of up to $250 per year to pursue personal development
  • Nationwide Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and children
  • LifeLock with Norton Benefit Plans (identity theft, antivirus)
  • CuraLinc Healthcare (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Calm - #1 App for Sleep, Meditation, and Relaxation
  • TalkSpace Digital Therapy provided at no cost for eligible employees

Breaking Ground is committed to fostering a supportive and challenging environment for professional and personal development. We are proud to have been named one of the Best…

Location

On-site
East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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