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The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people invites applications for a Case Manager position at The Sydelle, a 107 unit supportive housing program for low income and formerly homeless individuals and families. The population served includes individuals with histories of trauma, substance abuse and mental illness. At The Sydelle, we provide evidence based person-centered services that are recovery-oriented in order to help our clients live as full and satisfying lives as possible.  The Sydelle is located in the East Tremont section of the Bronx.

Requirements

-    Bilingual English/Spanish Required

-    BSW and 1 year of relevant work experience, or BA and 2 Years of relevant work experience, or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years of relevant work experience

Note:   For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas

-    Demonstrated ability to provide services to clients with psychiatric and medical disabilities and with issues of substance abuse.

-    Experience working with families.

-    Computer literacy, excellent writing and verbal communication skills are required.

Responsiblities

The Case Manager at The Sydelle will carry a caseload of approximately 22 individuals and families. The Case Manager’s role is to help clients to build full and satisfying lives by achieving goals that are meaningful to them. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-          Use a Person-Centered approach to help clients set goals, identify interests, and address concerns.

-          Help clients to explore interest and involvement in employment, education, volunteering, and other adult role activities.

-          Be a source of non-judgmental support.

-          Help clients to identify positive ways of spending time.

-          Get to know clients and their psychosocial history in order to provide strategic interventions and services.

-          Help clients to understand and proactively address diagnoses (medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, etc).

-          Use psycho-educational techniques to help clients understand and adhere to mediation regimens, as well as advocate with their providers.

-          Regularly assess risk factors for violence against self or others, and respond appropriately according to policy guidelines.

-          Regularly coordinate care with all collateral contacts, including but not limited to family, providers, ACS and APS, Schools, etc.

-          For family clients, maintain a strengths-based perspective to engage all members of the family in order to help improve family functioning.

 

The Case Manager serves on a team and is responsible for actively engaging in the program as a learner, culture-creator, and leader. The Case Manager will participate and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, outcome-oriented and dedicated to continuous quality improvement.

Additional Information

EEO:

CUCS is an EEO Employer and Prohibits Discrimination/Harassment of Any Kind.

Instructions::

Upload resume&cover letter in one doc. Applicants will only be considered for position applied for.

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=MTI&ShowJob=386293713

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people invites applications for a Case Manager position at The Sydelle, a 107 unit supportive…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 8, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish required

Bilingual English/Spanish required

Location

On-site
600 East 181st Street, The Bronx, NY 10457

How to Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=MTI&ShowJob=386293713

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER:

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=MTI&ShowJob=386293713

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