BRC Homeless Outreach works with homeless individuals on the streets and in transportation hubs of Manhattan to motivate them to accept services that will get them off the streets both initially and for the long term. To achieve housing for our clients, the BRC Homeless Outreach team builds trust with each individual, breaks down resistance to services, and remains determinedly focused on identifying appropriate and acceptable placements for our clients. The program operating with funding from the NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Amtrak, the East Midtown Partnership and the Downtown Alliance
******LCSW supervision hours available *******
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday; 10:00a - 6:30p
Supervision of day to day operations of subway outreach case management team ( ILSs team) and individual team members. Oversee engagement, assessment, placement and follow up with chronic or high profile homeless individuals. Responsible for ensuring all clients have up to date charts including psychiatric evaluations, narrative psychosocials, housing plans and applications, and other components of clinical chart. Responsible for evaluating clients for possible removal under the Mental Hygiene Law section 9.58. Participate in the clinical management team, attend clinical meetings, case conferences and other meetings to present or discuss clients on case load. Additionally complete monthly reports and other reports as needed. Provide emergency CPR/First Aid or Overdose prevention protocol if needed. Related duties as assigned.
LMSW and be able to get 9.58 removal designation. Experience with homeless, street/subway homeless and MICA population strongly preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have valid driver's license. Bilingual preferred including, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean or other language. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at BRC.org