CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SVC

Case Manager

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) seeks an Evening Team Case Manager to provide 4pm-12am coverage at its Prospect Place shelter for homeless, mentally ill women. Prospect Place is a 90 bed recovery oriented housing placement program located at 174 Prospect Place in Brooklyn, NY. Program services include: housing placement, comprehensive health, mental health, and case management services. Prospect Place operates 7 days per week with 24 hour clinical and security staff. The program is readily accessible by public transportation.

General Information
Location  198 E 121 STREET
New York, NY 10035
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt
Job Category  Case Manager
Manage Others  No
Description

Responsibilities:

HOURS-4pm to 12am Monday through Friday; applicant must have flexibility to attend trainings and onsite meetings held earlier in the day.

The program’s goal is permanent housing placement that meets women’s preferences, needs and abilities.

Program services include: housing placement, on-site health and mental health care, housing focused case management, and group services. 

The Evening Case Manager is part of the Evening Team which consists of an Evening Supervisor, Evening Social Worker, and two Evening Case Managers. Some of the responsibilities of the Evening Case Manager are:

Fostering seamless service provision across shifts.

1.   Knowing and being able to communicate with clients about the program's mission, structure, and approach to treatment.

2.    Providing and documenting relevant information about a client to their workers and other  program staff.

3.    Knowing program rules and reporting on rule violations.

4.    Providing medication monitoring during assigned shifts.

5.    Assisting with clients moving into the shelter that occur during shift.

 Ensuring that clients are safe and comfortable.

1.    Responding to crises.

2.    Proactively working to create and/or maintain an environment which is safe and comfortable.

 Providing and supporting opportunities for therapeutic recreation and socialization.

1.    Proactively working to engage clients in the program.

2.    Facilitating positive group activities.

 

Requirements

Case Manager 2

2 years as CM 1
or
Bachelor’s Degree
or
HS Diploma and 4 years relevant experience.

Note: For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas.

 

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