case manager/social worker
university behavioral associates
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Post Date: Mar 10, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: April 20,2020
Salary: $62,500-hi $70s
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
The job is Case Management for eligible individuals typically on HRA Cash Assistance most of whom have active substance use disorders. The focus on services is to improve financial independence either through employment or assistance obtaining federal benefits (SSI/SSD). Following an assessment the client is assigned to CM to develop a service plan to help client achieve their goals and to meet any requirements established by HRA for their cash assistance. CMs are meeting with clients and collateral contacts in the community throughout the Bronx and upper Manhattan including substance use treatment programs, medical appointments, employment services such as work activity sites, and home visits as necessary. Caseload size is 40-45 on average.    Supervision by an LMSW or LCSW.   Spanish speaking is a plus.

Skills
Required LMSW or LCSW.      
Spanish speaking very helpful.
Computer literate       Need to be highly organized
Knowledge of NYC HRA cash assistance helpful
Knowledge of Motivational Enhancement techniques and recovery helpful   
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the Bronx on public transportation


Notes
Required LMSW or LCSW.
Spanish speaking very helpful.
Field work required in the Bronx Approximately 60-65% [five half-days per week] in community
Salary based upon years of professional experience post license