The Per Diem Case Manager works alongside the Per Diem Social Worker in providing the following services: outreach and engagement, crisis intervention and provision of general assistance, and facilitation of organized groups and activities. The Per Diem Case Manager is expected to demonstrate strong skills in critical thinking and assessment and to actively support and work to accomplish the agency’s mission and the program’s specific goals and objectives.
Schedule: Friday evenings 4pm – 7pm & Saturday 10am – 3pm, alternate weekends.
High School diploma; one-year direct practice experience in mental health and/or Substance Abuse Treatment. Related experience working with mentally ill or homeless individuals is strongly preferred, good verbal and written communications skills; computer literacy. A Bachelors Degree may substitute for one-year experience
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 Per Diem Case Manager position at the Hegeman. The Hegeman is a permanent supportive housing residence located in Brownsville, Brooklyn, for 160 low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse. The building has a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Safety Design) silver rating and includes a 24/7 attended lobby, a community garden, a computer room, and a fitness room.
CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which includes the implementation of evidence based practices such as Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing, and Wellness Self Management.