116 Williams Avenue
Position: House Manager
Program/Department: Transitional Living Community (TLC)
Reports to: Program Director
Work Location: 116 William Avenue
Hours: Full Time / 12:00am – 8:00am
BCS’s Transitional Living Community (TLC), a 40 bed section of the Brooklyn Women’s Shelter in East New York, Brooklyn, was established in 1989. TLC provides homeless, low-income, mentally ill women with temporary shelter and assistance to secure permanent housing. TLC recruits its clients primarily from the assessment unit of the Brooklyn Women’s Shelter. Staff conduct comprehensive assessments to identify women with severe and persistent mental illness, many also having serious personal, social, medical and economic problems. A principle feature of the TLC program is the “milieu treatment” in which women are helped to practice the skills they will need to live successfully outside the shelter system, including pre-vocational preparation.
· Provide program coverage and attend to individual client needs during scheduled shift
· Assist all clients with self-administered medication by providing access to all prescribed medication at appropriate times, encouraging correct use of medication, logging medication taken, and assuring proper storage in locked area.
· Provide light food t clients if needed with medication, in accordance with DOHMH Food Standards
· Document all activities in logbook and medication logbook for issues requiring intervention and alert appropriate staff
· Assist with facilitating admissions as needed
· Work with HELP Women’s Center to ensure TLC bed sign-in sheets are appropriately completed
· Interact with clients in therapeutic manner and attend to their needs and requests according to program policies
· Assist with oversight of laundry room schedule and assisting clients In learning proper use of laundry facilities
· Collect new clients demographics information in the evenings
Other tasks as may be required
Required: BA/BS in Human Services related field. One year experience working with homeless and/or mentally disabled populations preferred. Previous experience working in residential direct care helpful.
Medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision insurance; 23 accrued vacation days and 12 sick days, life insurance coverage paid by employer, pre-tax commuter benefits, 403b retirement plan as well as training and professional development opportunities.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Adrienne Terry, Program Director