Case Manager / Housing Specialist

Bronx works

About the organization

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

Duties

BronxWorks is hiring (1) Case Manager for the SStable Homes to Health MRT Scattered. The position includes both Case management and Housing Specialist duties.

Case Manager:
· Provide direct services to six 22 clients, including intake, engagement, assessment and
housing/care coordination services and interventions.
· Provide an average of two (2) face-to-face contacts per month with each client, or as needed to
meet individual’s needs
· Assess and support clients using CTI, motivational interviewing and stages of change to direct
interventions toward improving health and self-sufficiency of program participants.
· Develop service plans with the consumer within initial 30 days of program enrollment that
contain relevant and measurable goals and objectives, including the clients expressed goals, based
upon strengths, problems, and expressed needs of the client. Review service plans every 6 months
and comprehensive assessments annually.
· Coordinate services with the participant's service providers and make referrals and linkages to
additional services when necessary.
· Maintain information on all current medications prescribed to the participant by qualified health
professionals outside of the program.
· Accompany client to appointments to help with understanding treatment and achieving health
goals.
· Actively engage the participant who is absent or stops participating in services by conducting
appropriate outreach based on the resident's needs, to

Qualifications

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment
Proficiency in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment ·
Strong writing and oral communication skills ·
Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods ·
Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds ·
Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time ·
Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork · Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents ·
Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City via public transportation ·
Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work
‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’ for Shelters and Homeless Outreach programs

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