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Case Manager/ Entry Level – Field Base

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Community Access, Inc.
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Published 14 days ago

Case Manager/ Entry Level – Field Base

 

Community Access provides affordable and supportive housing, health promotion services, and education and training to individuals living with mental health conditions, often also living with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal justice involvement and serious health concerns. The agency is committed to assisting participants of services to acquire the knowledge, skills and self-assurance to improve and manage their own health.

 

Program Overview:

The Treatment Apartment Program assists people return to a full-time schedule of daily activities, which usually include a mix of job training, volunteer and/or part-time work, education and ongoing mental health services.

 

Position Overview

The Field Base Entry Level Case Manager provides assistance to program participants using a person-centered model that supports individuals in their recovery, hopes and opportunities. The program is seeking an individual who can work independently and someone with an strong interest in utilizing a Harm Reduction base modality.

 

Position Type: Full Time 

Location: All Boroughs

Salary: $21.15 per hour


Essential Job Functions

  • Provide recovery-oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program and contractual requirements. 
  • Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed.
  • Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
  • Assist program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
  • Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
  • Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program participants.
  • Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator. Maintain up to date records of their job seeking and employment in AWARDS.
  • Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
  • Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
  • Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
  • Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
  • Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization, and housekeeping.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
  • Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
  • Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
  • Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.

 

Education Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED);
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Must be able to utilize public transportation and walk up and down several flights of stairs.
  • Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Be committed to a recovery-oriented practice.
  • Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Be creative and flexible.
  • Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).

 

Benefits We Offer: 

  • 3 weeks of vacation, 5 personal days, 12 sick days, 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Family Leave; Short-Term Disability insurance
  • Summer Flex Hours
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans
  • 403b contribution; life insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and TransitChek)
  • College savings plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

Interested applicants should apply online to:

http://bit.ly/TAPCASEMANAGER


Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply. CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.

Visit us at: www.communityaccess.org

 


Case Manager/ Entry Level – Field Base

 

Community Access provides affordable and supportive housing, health promotion services, and education and training to individuals living with mental health conditions, often also living with…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 26, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$21.15/hour

Benefits

Benefits We Offer: 

  • 3 weeks of vacation, 5 personal days, 12 sick days, 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Family Leave; Short-Term Disability insurance
  • Summer Flex Hours
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans
  • 403b contribution; life insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and TransitChek)
  • College savings plan


Benefits We Offer: 

  • 3 weeks of vacation, 5 personal days, 12 sick days, 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Family Leave; Short-Term Disability insurance
  • Summer Flex Hours
  • Comprehensive medical…

Location

On-site
New York, NY

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online to:

http://bit.ly/TAPCASEMANAGER


Interested applicants should apply online to:

http://bit.ly/TAPCASEMANAGER


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