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Case Manager - Supportive Housing (All Boroughs)

Women In Need, Inc. New York, NY

  • Expired: January 04, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Title of Position: Case Manager, Supportive Housing FLSA Status: Non-ExemptDepartment: Supportive HousingReports to: Program DirectorPositions reporting to this position: NonePurpose of the Position:The Case Manager is responsible for a caseload of up to 25 client families. The individual in this position is responsible for case management from a Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) perspective and will provide quality services to all families. In addition, he or she will comply with all regulatory and HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) requirements.

The Case Manager will work with the Program Director to prevent client families from becoming homeless. Responsibilities: Commit to using evidence-based practices (EBP); Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), critical time intervention, and boundary setting, to help clients achieve their goals. Initiate and complete client intake information into AWARDS database system and compiles supporting documentation.

Ensure all AWARDS data and supporting documents are printed and filed appropriately in the client chart and all documentation always remains current. Conduct orientation with client families and review with the family the facility rules, clients' rights and responsibilities, the grievance/complaint process, and emergency disaster procedures, etc. Conduct home visits with all client families including home visits in the evening as needed.

Provide comprehensive case management, including crisis intervention, counseling services, group counseling, and otherappropriate supportive services. Develop a service plan for each client, which will define the client families' goals and track progress against goals. Collaborate with community service providers as needed with the goal of maintaining self-sufficiency.

Provide training, coaching, and support to clients and provide opportunities for practicing skills that will enable clients to achieve their goals. Work with client families to resolve Public Assistance needs including sanctions. Refer and escort client families to appropriate medical and mental health services, relapse prevention services, education/jobtraining program, legal and advocacy services, and other community resources as needed.

Track referrals and follow up with client families' progress. Attend program meetings, agency-wide meetings, client community meetings, and staff training, Prepare all mandated reporting documentation as required by the Program Director and funding agencies. Perform other related duties as needed.

Essential Functions: Must be able to ascend/descend stairs in the buildings where client families reside. Must complete home visits and fieldwork using public transportation.Qualifications: Commitment to Win's mission, vision, and values. Bachelor's in Human Services or related field.

CASAC credential required. Knowledge of working with at-risk families around the issues of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health and medical conditions from a MI and TIC perspective. Familiarity with social services settings and working with client families on vocational and housing issues.

Familiarity with Public Assistance policies and procedures. Excellent organizational and computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.WIN'S DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION HIRING COMMITMENTOur most effective service to our community comes from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experience. As a result, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. Win actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

Women In Need, Inc.

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New York, NY
10472 USA

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Healthcare

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