BRC maintains 370 supported apartments throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx through the HomePlus program. These apartments are dedicated for formerly homeless individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse, and are funded by a variety of state and city mental health agencies, including the NYS Office of Mental Health, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. BRC’s HomePlus operations have grown significantly in recent years, including 131 units for substance abusing, chronically homeless individuals that were brought on line in 2008 and 65 units of scattered-site housing for formerly homeless individuals with a history of mental illness that were brought on line in 2009 and 2010.
POSITION: Program Supervisor
HOURS: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for assisting Program Director in management of day-to-day operation of scattered site supportive housing program serving formerly homeless clients with substance abuse and/or psychiatric disorders. Supervise assigned staff, including case managers. Oversee the development and implementation of service plans and the clinical coordination of services to clients through auditing of clinical charts, facilitating interdisciplinary team meetings and case conferences, and other supervisory techniques. Train staff in clinical interventions and harm reduction techniques. Ensure compliance with government funding contracts and regulations. Submit monthly and quarterly reports as required, and attend meetings in the absence of the Program Director. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. Reports to Program Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: MSW or related graduate degree required. Significant experience working with individuals who are chronically homeless, and who have substance abuse and/or psychiatric disorders preferred. Knowledge of NYC housing system, including HRA Supportive Housing application process preferred. Ability and willingness to drive the agency vehicle preferred. Valid NYS driver license preferred. Demonstrable written and oral communication, and group facilitation skills. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Must have the ability to work in a high stress /high volume environment, while maintaining open communication with the other components of treatment and operational teams. Two years experience in clinical and administrative supervision preferred. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
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