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Case Manager, Transitional Housing
East Flatbush, 781 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Saturday, May 6, 2023
ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home! Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.
But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.
Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Case Manager , Transitional Housing will provide case management services to people experiencing homelessness, some with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing. This position's schedule is Sunday-Thursday and it has a 35-hour work week.
Provide direct services to a caseload of approximately 15 clients, including conducting necessary assessments, benefits assistance, and other services necessary to support the client in achieving housing and recovery goals
Conduct psychosocial evaluations
Connect clients to psychiatric services
Connect clients to medical treatment and substance use treatment facilities when applicable
Obtain identification, public benefits , and other applicable income sources for clients
Meet weekly 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
Upon training, provide assistance with self-administration of medication consistent with Breaking Ground's policies and procedures
Performs other related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Two years of experi ence working with homeless adults and substance abuse issues preferred
Experience with harm reduction and motivational interviewing techniques strongly preferred
Strongly preferred : Valid NY driver’s license with a driving record in good standing and m aintaining a good driving record (as defined by the organization)
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn new programs
Excellent writing and communication skills
Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred
Consistent with NYC’s mandate, all Breaking Ground employees, interns, volunteers and subcontractors are required to be in receipt of an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination and provide a one-time verification of immunization as a condition of employment. Individuals that have a medical consideration or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that could prevent them from complying with the Vaccine Mandate may request a reasonable accommodation.
Compensation: $24.73 - $24.73 / Per Hour
Compensation: $45,008.60 - $45,008.60 / Per Annum
Pay Type Hourly
Min Hiring Rate $24.73
Max Hiring Rate $24.73
Breaking Ground provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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