Case Manager- Scatter site
Jericho Project

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Post Date: May 13, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: immediate
Salary: 43000
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
About the Position

The Jericho Project is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join its team as a full-time Case Manager at its Scatter Site program. The Case Manager will carry a caseload of 20-25 cases and provide direct services to formerly homeless single adults with histories of mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.

Responsibilities:
- Develop and periodically update a service plan.
- Provide individual and group supportive counseling.
- Provide advocacy and education regarding entitlements and benefits.
- Provide Crisis Management Interventions as needed.
- Help residents conform to the requirements of their lease - Assist tenants with the development of independent living skills.
- Participate in the recruitment intake and orientation for tenants.
- Help identify resources in the community for tenants.
- Comply with charting requirements and data collections as mandated by funding sources.
- Refer tenants to internal and external resources such as substance abuse treatment, health care and vocational counseling.
- Input and maintain documentation of tenant engagement in the AWARDS system.
- Provide case management services, as necessary, to low-income tenants from the community.
- Carry out other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Skills
- A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field.
- Must have at least 2 years’ experience working in areas of homelessness and substance abuse.
- Candidate must possess superior written and verbal skills.
- Must be computer literate
- Experience working chronic homelessness an absolute plus.
- Bilingual required.


Notes
How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Human Resources Department
        Jericho Project
        Job Code: Case Manager, Scatter Site
        245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902
        New York, NY 10001
        Fax 646.624.2301
        careers@jerichoproject.org