Case Manager (Brooklyn)
Job Details
Full Time
$45,000.00 - $50,000.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Full-Time
Nonprofit - Social Services
Job Description

Bronx Parent Housing Network (BPHN) is looking for a Case Manager to join the team!

Who We Are: BPHN is committed to making a difference in solving the housing problem in New York City by transforming lives and creating holistic paths to employment so that individuals and families can secure safe, clean, affordable and permanent housing.

What We Offer:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous PTO
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Professional Development
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403b Plan
  • 403b Employer Match
  • An opportunity to positively impact the lives of the thousands of clients we serve!

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: Responsible for conducting intakes, initial skills assessments, providing case management and offering referrals for permanent housing placements or to other appropriate programs. Provide case management services for participants of the Bronx Parent Housing Network.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Screens potential clients for program enrollment and orient clients to the program and describes program objectives.
  • Conducts initial intake assessments. Utilizes assessment tools (CARES) to identify support service needs and makes immediate referrals.
  • Provide client with Independent Living Plan (ILP) (CARES), working in collaboration with other Social Service providers and ensures the delivery of comprehensive support services.
  • Tracks and monitors participant progress. Oversees weekly follow up via one-on-one sessions. Follow up with participants through mentoring and counseling. Meets with participants to address issues, challenges and successes to strengthen clients capacity for long-term self-sufficiency.
  • Maintains confidential case record for all clients.
  • Maintains contacts with outside agencies to refer or obtain additional client services.
  • Conducts collaborative efforts with service providers to maximize service delivery. Refers participants to job development for subsequent employment if appropriate.
  • Facilitates workshops addressing issues related to shelter transition from parenting, substance abuse, trauma informed care, healthy living, Cognitive issues/skills, and Job Skills Training if applicable.
  • Participates in ongoing education and professional development through courses, seminars and other in-service training in the areas of services for the homeless, cultural diversity training, supportive counseling and workforce.
  • Provides monthly service outcomes information and supporting documentation to Sr. Case Manager for reporting purposes as required by funding agencies.
  • Employee is responsible for implementing program activities related to required training and following through independently in accordance with established procedures
  • Performs all other duties as requested by managerial staff and other duties as required.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Public Administration preferred

  • Employee must be proficient in written and oral English (written and oral Spanish proficiency is preferred)

  • Independently works through routine problems, determining solutions from established standards or procedures

  • Some customer service and job readiness experience preferred

  • Knowledge of at least one of the following service areas is required: homeless related issues, criminal justice, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse

  • Prior training experience in CARES database is helpful

  • Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and other database programs.

 

POSITION SCOPE: Employee is responsible for implementing program activities related to required training and following through independently in accordance with established procedures.

 

PROBLEM SOLVING: Independently works through routine problems, determining solutions from established standards or procedures.

 

KNOWLEDGE: Duties require a thorough understanding of principles, concepts and methodology associated with counseling occupation.

 

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Makes routine low-cost expenditures, as designated by supervisor.

 

CONTACTS: Works primarily with staff within own program. External contacts are infrequent and limited in scope. Has regular contact with Senior Case Manager, DSS and other staff to exchange information. 

 

SUPERVISION: Occasionally instructs or assists other employees. Sometimes delegates work assignments to others as directed by supervisor.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to travel locally using public transportation. Employee must possess exceptional written and oral English communication skills. Required on a regular basis to be prepared to utilize appropriate techniques to ensure consumers safety. Required to utilize near vision to read data and other documents including spreadsheets and reports in printed form or on computer screens. Regularly required to move fingers, wrist, and arms in a repetitive manner to operate office equipment.

 

AGENCY EXPECTATIONS OF ALL EMPLOYEES

Adheres to Bronx Parents Policies and Procedures. Acts as a role model within and outside the agency. Performs duties as workload necessitates. Attendance and Dependability: the employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments. Communication and Contact: the employee communicates both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside BPHN. Relationships with others: the employee works and communicates effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside BPHN. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships. Employee adheres to mission statement and guiding principles.

 

Thank you for your interest in working with us!

Website: www.bphn.org

EEO STATEMENT: BPHN provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement to all employees and applicants for employment. BPHN does not discriminate against any individual based on race, creed, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, age, national origin, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or self-image, gender appearance, behavior or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, family medical history or request for or receipt of genetic services, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest or conviction history, or any other characteristic or status protected by law in employment decisions including recruitment, hiring, compensation, fringe benefits, staff development and training, promotion or transfer, lay-off or termination, or any other condition of employment. BPHN is committed to fostering diversity at all levels.

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