CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC

RCS Liaison

The following position is currently available at the Institute

 

REENTRY COORDINATION LIAISON

 

The CUCS’ Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Reentry Coordination Liaison. HRC offers technical assistance, training, housing referral assistance, and mental health services information and is actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation.

General Information
Location  198 E 121 STREET
New York, NY 10035
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt
Job Category  Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Administrative
Industry  Social Services, Reentry
Manage Others  No
Description

Responsibilities:  The Reentry Coordination Liaison is responsible for coordinating the forensic housing resources from referral to housing placement including reviewing supportive housing applications, scheduling and facilitating video teleconference housing interviews, consulting with referring OMH pre-release coordinators across NYS prisons and participating in case planning meetings.

 

Additional responsibilities may include providing coverage for other units within the Reentry Coordination System including but not limited to coordinating referrals to Care Coordination / ACT and community-based mental health outpatient treatment, as well as providing training / technical assistance.

Requirements
  • High School Diploma with six years relevant work experience, or  Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience in related field
  • Experience with Forensic SMI population preferred
  • Strong clinical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience with community mental health services including supportive housing, care coordination and ACT, and outpatient services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good computer literacy skills with database knowledge preferred
  • English/Spanish Bilingual preferred

 

Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.
CUCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind