Case Manager - The Andrews

The Case Manager will provide case management services to chronically street homeless individuals, some with multiple disabilities, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Conduct an initial assessment of incoming clients who are brought in by referring outreach workers
  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations
  • Connect clients to psychiatric services
  • Connect clients to medical treatment & substance abuse treatment facilities when applicable
  • Obtain identification, public benefits and other applicable income sources for clients
  • Meet regularly with clients to assess needs, encourage harm reduction, and develop service plans
  • Prepare all documentation for housing applications; Assist and counsel clients in the process of obtaining permanent housing
  • Maintain record keeping in compliance with agency standards as well as those of City and State agencies
  • Intervene in crisis situations
  • Escort clients to appointments when needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE:
Four years of work experience, experience working with homeless adults and substance abuse issues preferred; Experience with harm reduction and motivational interviewing techniques strongly preferred.

EDUCATION:
Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

COMPUTER SKILLS:Microsoft Office Suite and electronic case record systems; Experience with Foothold technology preferred

Common Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit an updated resume and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, via our jobs website: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10238&esid=az

New York City, New York
2014-03-31
Common Ground Community
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