Job summary: This is a direct care position assigned to the Pathway Home transition team. Workers in this job category perform a wide variety of tasks related to the care, support, education, socialization, habilitation, recovery/healing, safety, security, and support of adults diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse disorder who are transitioning to various levels of independent housing setting. These tasks focus on supporting, instructing, and assisting recipients of services to develop the skills needed to live, work, and socialize successfully in the community environments of their choice and also in maintaining a safe living environment. In addition, workers also advocate for clients and support families or other caregivers in their efforts to assist these individuals.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job related duties to be performed by the employee. He or she will be required to follow any other job related instructions and perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
This position requires travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferable in psychology, social work, sociology or related field. Case management work experience in a social service agency, preferable serving a mental health population. Knowledge of mental illness and the needs of individual living with severe and persistent mental illness