Common Ground Case Manager - Scatter Site in Bronx, New York

Job Description:

The Case Manager will provide services to dually diagnosed clients with a history of chronic homelessness housed in Breaking Ground's Scatter Site Program throughout New York City. The incumbent is responsible for providing supportive services to assist clients with maintaining their housing. The incumbent will achieve this by; assisting clients with maintaining benefits, coaching clients on daily living skills and linkage services to substance abuse, medical and mental health services. The incumbent will conduct weekly home visits and implement the client centered model to enhance services. The Scatter Site Program is a Harm Reduction Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Manage a caseload of dually diagnosed clients
  • Conduct weekly home visits
  • Escort clients to scheduled HRA/Medical & Social Security; Mental Health appointments as needed
  • Provide Collateral contacts, referrals, and implementation of wrap around services
  • Responsible for Implementation of progress notes, Psychosocial, Service Plans and Assessments
  • Participation in weekly clinical meetings
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one year experience working with dually diagnosed individuals with a history of chronic homelessness
  • Knowledge of DSM-IV and harm Reduction model is helpful
  • Ability to engage clients who are skeptical of receiving services due to pathological issues
  • Exceptional assessment, communication and creative writing skills
  • Knowledge of harm reduction model and broad understanding of Mental Health and Substance abuse services
  • AWARDS database experience and proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Ability to collaborate and function as a part of a Clinical Treatment Team, Ability to travel on public transportation, Exceptional organizational and time management skills Adapt quickly to change
  • Bachelor degree in social work or equivalent education and experience

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Job Title: Case Manager - Scatter Site

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Bronx, NY

Post Date: 07/14/2017