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Senior Case Manager

Senior Case Manager

Position Number 
PW532402
Department 
Pathhome/CBC
Job Locations 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Type 
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary 
USD $45,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary 
USD $45,000.00/Yr.

More information about this job

Overview

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.

 

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Engage in-patient clients at acute care hospitals, state psychiatric centers or state operated residences and participate in the coordination of their discharge.
  • Provide intensive emotional and practical support to clients as they transition back into their communities and into a support housing living environment.
  • Conduct home visits as assigned.
  • Develop short term person centered treatment plans to assist client towards achieving their goals.
  • Monitor and record client’s progress with respect to treatment goals.
  • Assist and instruct individuals in attending to personal hygiene, grooming, nutrition and daily living.
  • Support clients in sustaining community tenure by ensuring strong linkage to community based treatment programs and resources.
  • Accompany clients to appointments with community based treatment providers and other services as needed.
  • Assist and supervise in meal preparation, laundry and light house keeping tasks.
  • Comply with all required in-service training and staff development.
  • Provide support, as needed, to the peers on the team
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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.

Qualifications

 

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

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