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Case Associate

19 Duryea Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11226, USA Req #481
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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PURPOSE:

The Jewish Board’s Adult Residential Division supports adults with serious and persistent mental illness to live in the community with as much independence as possible.  Using a non-judgmental harm reduction approach, staff model and guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to develop independent living skills, and to live in a healthy and secure manner.    Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and anti-racist lens, and emphasize the dignity and legitimacy of each individual’s journey. 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Case Associate is the intermediate level of direct care staff working with residents of the Jewish Board’s supported housing programs in order to help residents live in the community as independently as possible.
 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

Resident Engagement

         

M May carry a caseload of residents

·         Provides services to those residents within the scope of program regulations and agency mission.

·         Evaluates and assesses independent living skills, and supports residents in meeting individual goals.

·         Advocates on behalf of residents with other services providers.

·         If carrying a caseload, links residents to community based treatment and collaborate with other service providers when coordinating services. 

·         If carrying a caseload, practices person-centered and collaborative service planning with residents, also ensuring service plans are completed and signed by residents according to regulatory 

guidelines and standards. 

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

 

·         AA degree and two years of experience in a community mental health setting or

·         HS/HSE degree and at least five (5) years of experience in a community mental health setting.

 

 Additional Qualifications Needed

·         Willingness to work with a seriously mentally ill population, many with experiences of homelessness and substance use.

·         Compassion and respect for vulnerable individuals. Patience and understanding for the sometimes slow process of stabilization and recovery

 

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8865 - Residential/Shelter Clerical Workers
  • 19 Duryea Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11226, USA