Case Manager (The Lee)
Center for Urban Community Services
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Post Date: Sep 26, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Case Manager position at the Lee. The Lee, located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is a 262 unit supportive housing residence for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and/or other chronic medical conditions. Managed by Breaking Ground, The Lee building hosts two social service programs, CUCS and The Door. CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services to 207 tenants using a recovery orientation, which includes evidence based practices such as Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing and Wellness Self Management.
The Case Manager will provide a full range of on-site, person-centered, strengths-based services to a caseload of approximately 25-30 individuals with the objective to help people live full and satisfying lives in the community. Services include case management, entitlements assistance, counseling, advocacy, referrals and information, crisis intervention, engagement, monitoring, regular outreach, psycho-education, escort to various appointments within the community, and coordination of care with outside services providers. The Case Manager will collaborate with colleagues and team mates to meet the needs of their caseload, contractual obligations and achieve program success while fulfilling CUCS’s core purpose, values and vision.


Skills
Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree OR High School Diploma and 4 years experience in the relevant field
Related experience in the mental health field, and/or working with HIV positive or homeless individuals is strongly preferred
Excellent outreach, assessment, written and verbal communication skills
Computer literacy required
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred


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