Senior Case Manager - Brooklyn Community Program

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/12/2018

Address

Brooklyn
New York
United States

Description


The Community Programs provide comprehensive services, including assessment and case management, counseling, advocacy, referrals, information workshops and support groups, to individuals and families impacted by violence including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and homicide. Located in the communities we serve, Safe Horizon partners with local agencies to provide care to meet the myriad of needs related victims of violence. Safe Horizon Community Programs are located throughout New York City.


 Essential Job Functions:


  • Short term counseling, crisis intervention and case management services to victims of crime, including victims of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Conducting intake and assessment for individuals seeking assistance;
  • Providing advocacy to victims of crime on obtaining orders of protection, Office of Victim Services Compensation lock replacement and emergency housing transfers for NYCHA residents;
  • Advocating for clients for public entitlements with systems and other agencies, where necessary;
  • Performing safety assessment and risk management;
  • Providing information and referrals for services such as medical/hospital-related, shelters, long-term counseling, public assistance and other entitlements;
  • Providing emergency practical assistance including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance and emergency cell phones;
  • Co-facilitating support groups;
  • Conducting educational presentations and community outreach on domestic violence, sexual assault and other related topics;
  • Reviewing and revising curriculums as needed for these outreach efforts;
  • Participating in staff meetings, relevant trainings and seminars;
  • Performing data entry into a computerized record keeping system and maintaining thorough and accurate case records and statistics;
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly statistical reports;
  • Performing various other duties as determined by the supervisor.


  • Secondary Job Functions:
  • Assisting with administrative functions, including front desk coverage, maintenance of files and logs;
  • Various other duties as requested. 



Interacts with:


  • Hotline, shelter
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • District Attorney’s Office
  • NYPD
  • Office of Victim Services
  • Administration of Children’s Services
  • Social service providers             
  • NYCHA and Section 8 
  • Other Safe Horizon staff 
  • All other agencies that provide appropriate services to the client           

 


Knowledge and Skills: 


Required:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work or one of the other human service, or equivalent experience and training .
  • Experience working with survivors of domestic violence and other victims of crime desired;
  • A minimum of two years of direct service experience in a social service setting or one year of direct service at Safe Horizon. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish required
  • Ability to generate own tasks and develop creative solutions to problems;
  • Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner;


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.


Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information:


http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


 

Benefits


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 403B
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 4 weeks Vacation
  • 12 sick Days
  • 10 holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Transit Chek
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://safehorizon.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=566

Please follow link to apply for this position:


https://safehorizon.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=566


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