Intro/Program Description: LSNC is a multigenerational program of Goddard Riverside that serve educational, recreational, cultural needs and aspirations of Lincoln Square community with a focus on residents of Amsterdam Houses and Amsterdam Addition. West 65th Older Adults Center is funded by Department for the Aging. More than 300 active members are offered daily nutritious hot lunch as well as a variety of wellness, educational, art programs and social services. Senior services provide an opportunity for older adults (age 60+) to lead more vibrant and meaningful lives through comprehensive programming and social support including case management, case assistance and health promotion.
Purpose of Position: The Social Services Supervisor/Clinical Manager for Older Adult Programs provides assessment, services coordination and counseling to social services staff involved in client care. Supervises Case Managers in daily operations to assure that social services and programming are effectively delivered. Provides direct service to clients as per social worker responsibilities. Specific services include: assistance with applications and recertification for benefits including Medicaid and Medicare, referrals and connections to services such as post-discharge homecare, legal services and medical care; advocacy with public and provide systems; collaboration with the on-site nurse; home visits to ensure clients are safe and well.
Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00am to 4:00pm, Weekends: Cooling Center Administration if required (occasionally, summer only, rotating schedule);On-site and remotely as scheduled
Goddard Riverside and Isaacs Center follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.