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Case Manager / Housing Specialist

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BronxWorks
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Bronx County, NY
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Publicado há 5 dias

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring (1) Case Manager for the SStable Homes to Health MRT Scattered- Site Program. 


The position includes both Case management and Housing Specialist duties.


Case Manager:


· Provide direct services to six 22 clients, including intake, engagement, assessment and

housing/care coordination services and interventions.

· Provide an average of two (2) face-to-face contacts per month with each client, or as needed to

meet individual’s immediate needs

· Assess and support clients using CTI, motivational interviewing and stages of change to direct

interventions toward improving health and self-sufficiency of program participants.

· Develop service plans with the consumer within initial 30 days of program enrollment that

contain relevant and measurable goals and objectives, including the clients expressed goals, based

upon strengths, problems, and expressed needs of the client. Review service plans every 6 months

and comprehensive assessments annually.

· Coordinate services with the participant's service providers and make referrals and linkages to

additional services when necessary.

· Maintain information on all current medications prescribed to the participant by qualified health

professionals outside of the program.

· Accompany client to appointments to help with understanding treatment and achieving health

goals.

· Actively engage the participant who is absent or stops participating in services by conducting

appropriate outreach based on the resident's needs, to maintain continuity of services.

Housing Specialist Duties:


· Assist in securing apartments for participants as applicable (apartment search, escorting

participants to management company interviews and lease signings, coordinating furniture

delivery)

· Assist client move in to their apartment and completing initial inspections.

· Act as liaison between participants and landlords in facilitating and reporting rent collection.

· Address any housing issues (non-payment of rent, violation of lease terms) with client and assist client in developing 60-day contingency plan if needed. · 

Follow up with tenant and management to coordinate/advocate for necessary repairs. · Conduct case reviews with internal interdisciplinary team to monitor/evaluate client status/service needs. · 

Collect annual income documentation and proof of identification for all clients and ensure rent portions are adjusted according to income and lease renewals. · 

Address any client issues that could jeopardize their housing stability. ·

 Ensure all rents are paid by BronxWorks fiscal department and that management companies receive all clients’ portion monthly. Coordinate with fiscal to request monthly electronic payments are made to management each month. · 

Responsible to ensure lease renewals are completed and new leases are sent over to fiscal. · Find new housing vacancies when apartments are needed. ·

 Conduct financial literacy workshops quarterly. ·

 All other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities ·

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment

Proficiency in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment ·

 Strong writing and oral communication skills ·

 Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods ·

 Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds · 

Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time · 

Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork · Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents ·

 Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City via public transportation · 

Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work 

‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’ for Shelters and Homeless Outreach programs

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date. 

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
Salário
USD $42.000 - USD $48.512
/ ano

Benefícios

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact hrbenefits@bronxworks.org.

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable…

Localização

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630 Jackson Ave, Bronx, NY 10455, USA

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