Job #: 2881

Title: Case Assistant

Region:

  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $0-25
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 3 months ago

    PURPOSE:

    Adult Residential Division supports adults with serious and persistent mental illness to live in the community with as much independence as possible. Using a non-judgmental harm reduction approach, staff model and guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to develop independent living skills, and to live in a healthy and secure manner. Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and anti-racist lens, and emphasize the dignity and legitimacy of each individual’s journey.

     

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    The Case Assistant is the introductory level of direct care staff working with residents of the supported housing programs in order to help residents live in the community as independently as possible.

     

     

    KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Supports the clinical and case associate staff in their work with residential clients, and provides services to those clients within the scope of program regulations and agency mission.
    Works one-on-one with residents to support their attainment of independent living skills (such as meal preparation,
    managing laundry and cleaning, and financial management), and supports clients in meeting individual goals.
    Advocates on behalf of residents with other services providers.
    Interprets and explains agency policies and procedures to residents.
    Participates in planning and execution of special and holiday events.
    Conducts monthly unit/apartment inspections.
    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

    HS degree/HSE Required
    Two years of experience in a community mental health or human services setting preferred
     

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