Senior Case Manager - Brooklyn Family Court

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/03/2018

Address

330 Jay Street
Brooklyn
New York
11201
United States

Description

Our Vision:

Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence. 

Our Mission:

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. 

Summary: 

 

The Brooklyn Family Court Program offers case management and practical assistance to victims of crime.  The overall goal of the program is to reduce the impact of victimization through advocacy, case management, and other support services.  The Senior Case Manager provides case management services to victims of domestic violence involved in the family court system and victims of crimes committed by juvenile.

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

Ø  Provide case management services and crisis intervention to victims and survivors of crime;

Ø  Conduct client-centered safety assessments and prepare risk management plans; 

Ø  Provide court orientation, criminal justice advocacy, accompaniment and support;

Ø  Provide emergency practical assistance and connect clients to other service providers as needed;

Ø  Provide information and referrals for services such as shelters, long-term counseling, public assistance and other entitlements, and assistance with OVS applications;

Ø  Advocate on behalf of clients with family court personnel, NYPD, NYCHA and other subsidized housing, employers, schools and other social service agencies;

Ø  Provide technical assistance, consultation and opportunities for training new Case Managers and Client Advocates;

Ø  Participate in staff meetings, community meetings and relevant trainings and seminars;

Ø  Manage the program’s petty cash and MetroCard accounts;

Ø  Perform data entry into a computerized record keeping system; and

Ø  Various other duties to be determine by supervisor.

 

Secondary Job Functions:

 

Ø  Attend internal and external meetings, trainings and workshops;

Ø  Assist with the administration of direct services;

 

Supervisory Reports:               

                                               

Total staff: 0

 

 

 

Interacts with:

 

●      Kings County District Attorney’s office

●      Kings County Criminal Court personnel (court clerks, court officers, etc.)

●      Kings County Family Court and integrated Domestic Violence Court personnel

●      Family Justice Center staff

●      NYPD

●      NYCHA and Section 8 staff

●      Local social service providers

●      Other Safe Horizon staff 

 

Knowledge and Skills:

 

Required:

       

Ø  Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence;

Ø  Strong communication and organizational skills;

Ø  Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner.

Ø  Ability to work as part of a team while also independently generating tasks.

 

Education:

 

Required:

 

Ø  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

 

Experience:

 

Desirable:

 

Ø  Experience working with survivors of domestic violence and other victims of crime;

Ø  Experience with the criminal justice/civil legal systems;

Ø  Bilingual in Spanish or another language strongly preferred

 

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

 

Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, and disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses.


Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://safehorizon.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=584

Apply online via the following link: https://safehorizon.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=584


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