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Westhab, Inc. Case Manager - East Tremont in Bronx, New York

JOB TITLE: Case Manager

DEPARTMENT: Supportive Housing

FLSA: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Tremont Residences, Bronx, NY

REPORTS TO: Program Director

SUMMARY: Directly provides counseling, case management and other supportive services to meet the needs of the residents at Tremont Residences, which will house 71 individuals with a severe persistent mental illness. Services provided include crisis intervention and behavior management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Responsible for individual caseload

  • Responsible for assisting low income families if needed

  • Participates in clinical team meetings to discuss individual cases and general client progress

  • Responsible for providing linkages with community resources, counseling and support

  • Maintains all required documentation including progress notes, service participation and submits all in a timely manner.

  • Refer and connect participants with services in the community according to their needs

  • Conducts assessment of needs and helps participants develop short and long term goals

  • Identifies program needs and makes recommendations

  • Organize and facilitate groups

  • Provides supportive counseling, crisis intervention and stabilization as needed.

  • Communicates with all collateral agencies and programs to ensure participants’ compliance with services, esp. mental health and substance abuse.

  • Conducts/participates in unit inspections

  • Expected to collaborate in the house keeping of the building

  • Collaborate with Property Management, Facilities and Security to ensure safety for the residents and staff

  • May require some after hour’s follow-up in emergency situations.

  • Perform related tasks as assigned.

    EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

    Bachelor's degree in Human Services field preferred, with 2 years experience working in a similar setting and/or working with the substance abuse, mental health and homeless populations. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus. Ability to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Excellent and demonstrated writing ability and strong oral communication skills. Must have knowledge and skill in the use of computer software applications for drafting documents, data management and tracking. Experience in crisis intervention techniques and strength-based interventions. Must have own car and valid driver’s license. Must be able to travel throughout Westchester County.

    AGENCY PROFILE: Westhab is the leading provider of housing and supportive services for the homeless, special needs and low-income populations in Westchester County. Since 1981 Westhab has developed and managed a wide range of housing options, and has provided necessary social service supports. Weare committed to quality service and to an environment in which caring, talented individuals contribute and flourish. (EOE)

    PLEASE SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME TO:

    Westhab, Inc. – Human Resources

    8 Bashford Street, Yonkers, N.Y. 10701

    Fax: (914) 376-5014 or Email: h.r@westhab.org

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