Transitional Specialist - Brooklyn


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: competitive

Published:

04/04/2018

Address

Brooklyn
New York
United States

Description

Description

 Purpose of the Position: To develop transition plans for teenage youth that encourages them to achieve to their highest potential in interpersonal relationships, career, education and personal interest development.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Complete education/vocational assessments and connect to appropriate resources.
  • Obtain and place in paid and unpaid internships depending on skill level.
  • Run workshops that cover key areas where youths need to develop life skill competencies as per ACS requirements.
  • Ensure connections to community resources.
  • Assist youths with completing housing appications as appropriate (NYCHA, Supportive Housing, etc.).
  • Ensure youths have transitional Medicaid upon discharge.
  • Obtain vital documents for all youths on caseload.
  • Document all contact in electronic case record.
  • Complete PYA checklist using ACS web based PAT tool.
  • Work collaboratively with caseworkers and all team members to ensure youths are setting goals and working towards achievement.
  • All other duties assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

  •  BSW or related field with two years experience working with adolescents.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and think creatively.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • NYS Drivers License with clean driving record.
  • Experience with Connections and ACS PAT Tool is a plus.
  • Experience running groups is a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel between different locations.
  • Must be energetic.
  • Flexible hours required.

 

 

Job

: TRANSITIONAL COORDINATO 

Primary Location

: New York-Brooklyn-Boerum Hill 

Organization

: SD004 

Schedule

: Full-time


Travel - 75% of the time

Benefits

competitive

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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