Under the general supervision of the Program Director/designee, functions as part of an interdisciplinary team assisting assigned individuals in developing and maintaining viable living, working and social situations in the community by obtaining needed medical, social, psychosocial, educational, financial, vocational and other services. Ensure a smooth transition for Adult Home Residents moving into Supported Housing via the Impacted Adult Home Initiative//Settlement. Attend care coordination meetings, collaborate with ICL in-reach staff and external care coordinators, assess consumer needs and discuss/advocate for needed services. Maintain adherence with settlement agreement as it relates to consumers moving into ICL units. Travels to/visits consumers' residences or apartments to provide counsel and assistance to help the consumers, within their capabilities and interests, in maintaining the greatest degree of independent living. The majority of duties are often performed independently under general supervision.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years experience providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities. Minimum experience requirements are waived for candidates with a bachelor’s degree that required a one-year practicum working directly with individuals with mental disabilities (e.g., BSW). Current valid NYS driver’s license.