Case Manager in Brooklyn, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Educational Requirements:              Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field required. Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred Working knowledge of various computer programs including e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows Operating System.

Experience Requirements:                Two years’ experience with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues and/or a history of homelessness required. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. The ideal candidate will be creative, innovative, open to change and willing to contribute new ideas.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide case management to assigned caseload.
  • Develop and monitor individual service plans in conjunction with agency consumers.
  • Assist agency consumers with accessing needed community services (medical, psychological, substance abuse, vocational, food, clothing, etc.) through the development of a referral network, referral and follow up.
  • Assist agency consumers with problem solving and crisis intervention.
  • Accompany agency consumers on medical, psychiatric, and public benefit appointments, as necessary.
  • Act as advocate for consumer as appropriate; encourage and support self- advocacy.
  • Identification of any problems in daily living skills; hands on assistance and/or referral in addressing problems in daily living skills.
  • Maintenance of a strong working relationship with all therapeutic support services to ensure the best quality of care.
  • Documentation of all services in compliance with agency standards
  • Assist with moves with consumers and staff; also include lifting, packing and cleaning
  • Work as a member of the social service team in the development of off-site recreation, socialization, educational and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration.
  • Liaison to community based services and groups including civic, social service government, and business organizations.
  • Participate in ongoing individual and group supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings
  • Adhere to on call cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action.
  • This role is comprised of 75% field work, travel is required.