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Mental Health Case Manager

Publicado por
The Doe Fund
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Bronx County, NY
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Publicado hace 29 días

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Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing, and work opportunities to the under-served populations including the formerly homeless and incarcerated, disconnected youth, veterans, and people living with AIDS. Our flagship transitional work program-- Ready, Willing & Able-- integrates paid work, occupational training, and holistic supportive services to facilitate an individual’s return to mainstream society.

We are seeking a Mental Health Counselor for the Crotona Park residence which is The Doe Fund's newest permanent supportive housing program for homeless men and women living with HIV/AIDS. The program is designed to provide long-term residential care and twenty-four-hour support services in a community environment that maximizes residents' independence while ensuring their physical and emotional security and well-being. The majority of Crotona Park residents will be referred by the New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) and some by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

The Case Manager/Mental Health Counselor is responsible for providing supportive case management services to the HASA-funded residents. The successful candidate will have strong clinical and communication skills along with an understanding of working with the HIV/AIDS population.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a caseload and provide regular case management services to these individuals
  • Maintain resident records in compliance with agency and funding standards
  • Conduct and review assessments
  • Develop and implement individual Service Plans and assist residents with achieving their goals geared toward self-sufficiency 
  • Monitor and ensure residents are linked to healthcare providers
  • Provide counseling and crisis intervention as necessary
  • Assist residents in securing and maintaining benefits
  • Maintain a liaison with community services including hospitals, substance abuse treatment programs, HRA, and mental health programs
  • Facilitate groups and activities that promote health and independent living skills development
  • Monitor and assist residents with rent payments and budgeting
  • Conduct regular unit inspections
  • Educate residents about approaches to mental health 
  • Compile resources on mental health information and treatment strategies
  • Attend ongoing training to enhance the services provided to the residents
  • Assist with completion of HASA’s weekly and monthly reports as well as any other relevant reports
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field required
  • A license in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) is preferred
  • The ideal candidate must have at least one year of experience working with people who are homeless, living with HIV/AIDS, have substance abuse histories or suffer from mental illness 
  • At least 5 years of experience in the mental health field
  • Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of benefits in the New York City Metro area, HIV/AIDS, psychiatric diagnoses, substance abuse, and mental health issues
  • Solid computer skills – internet, Microsoft Office, and charting database
  • Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required

Interested?

Submit your application for review here.

Before you go, we want to assure you that we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace reflective of individuals who share our mission and who want to join us in working on the cutting-edge of important social issues. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we highly encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

All job offers are contingent upon the job applicant submitting proof that they are vaccinated by their start date or have approved medical or religious exemption as an accommodation. 

Let’s Connect!

Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor?

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing, and work opportunities to the…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
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    Maestría/Máster
  • Nivel de Experiencia
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    Mando intermedio
Salario
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Por encima de USD $50.000
/ año

Compensación

PTO, dental, vision, health insurance, life insurance, 401k matching, etc.

PTO, dental, vision, health insurance, life insurance, 401k matching, etc.

Ubicación

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Presencial
1420 Crotona Park E, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA

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