We are currently recruiting for a full-time Case Manager for Project Street Beat's Brooklyn office, located at 1406 Fulton Street.
This is a non-exempt position reporting to the HIV Care and Supportive Services Manager.
Provides basic case management, advocacy and emotional support to adolescents and adults engaging in or at risk of engaging in prostitution, intravenous drug use and other behaviors which put them at risk for HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. Determines clients eligibility for case management and non case management. Responsible for filling out, discussing and reviewing the initial intake packet with all office and outreach clients. Establishes informal/formal linkages with service providers delivering necessary services to our target population. Provides individual counseling and pre and post HIV test counseling. Arranges for the provision of health and concrete emergency services. Maintains current case files and performs follow-up on all individuals serviced by the Program. Organizes and facilitates weekly case conferences with Outreach Staff and establishes and facilitates client discussion/support groups.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
Requires BA in Social Work or equivalent. Requires at least 3 years experience in providing case management services to multi-problem youth and disenfranchised population. Must be sensitive to cross cultural differences and issues related to sexual identity. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required.