Overnight Case Manager -HTS

Website Center For Urban Community Services

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 Case Manager position at the CUCS’ Harlem Transitional Services.  HTS’ Kelly Transitional Living Community is a 40- bed residence. It provides chronically street homeless individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. A multidisciplinary staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff  receives extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.

 

Experience and Education Required:

 

Resp: The Overnight Case Manager  will support the consumer through the housing placement process which includes helping the consumers secure entitlements and work towards psychiatric stability, providing Assistance with Self Administration of Medications,  coaching consumers on interview skills, and providing follow-up as is needed to the program residents.

Requirements: For CM 1: High School Diploma and 2 years experience. CM2: 2 years as CM 1 or, Bachelor’s Degree, or BSW, or, HS Diploma and 4 years relevant experience. For CM 3: 2 years as CM 2, or, Bachelor’s Degree or BSW, and 1 year  relevant experience, or, HS Diploma and 6 years relevant experience. Note: For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas.