Salary $19.61 an hour job type full-time
Full job description
Community access expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy, and healing-focused servicesWe are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives.
The entry-level case manager (service coordinator) provides supportive services to assigned program participants in a housing settingThe type of support includes assisting with defining personal, vocational, and educational goals and using a person-centered / harm reduction model that supports individuals in their recovery, hopes, and opportunities.
Position type: full time
Location: manhattan, new york
Essential job functions
Provide recovery-oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol-related problems.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress, and revising the plan as needed.
Assist program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self-advocacy, socialization, and housekeeping.
Provide holiday, evening, and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (ged) - bachelor`s degree, preferredCommitment to recovery-oriented practice.
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of community access.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the office of mental health (omh).
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem-solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically microsoft word and excel.
Be creative and flexible
Benefits we offer:
3 weeks of vacation, 5 personal days, 12 sick days, 10 paid holidays
Paid family leave; short-term disability insurance
Summer flex hours
Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans
403b contribution; life insurance
Pre-tax savings plan (including flexible spending accounts and transitchek)
College savings plan
Employee assistance program