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Travel Case Manager Nurse Job Brooklyn, NY
286503
Posted by Tandym Health
Employer Tandym Group
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Job Description

A community services organization in Brooklyn is actively seeking a dedicated and hardworking Case Manager to join their staff. In this role, the Case Manager will be responsible for conducting intakes, initial skills assessments, and providing case management and offering referrals for permanent housing placements or to other appropriate programs. 

Responsibilities

The Case Manager:
  • Screens potential clients for program enrollment and orient clients to the program and describes program objectives
  • Conducts initial intake assessments
  • Utilizes assessment tools (CARES) to identify support service needs and makes immediate referrals
  • Tracks and monitors participant progress
  • Oversees weekly follow up via one on one sessions
  • Follows up with participants through mentoring and counseling
  • Maintains confidential case record for all clients
  • Maintains contacts with outside agencies to refer or obtain additional client services
  • Conducts collaborative efforts with service providers to maximize service delivery
  • Refers participants to job development for subsequent employment if appropriate
  • Facilitates workshops addressing issues related to shelter transition from parenting, substance abuse, trauma informed care, healthy living, Cognitive issues/skills, and Job Skills Training if applicable
Qualifications
  • Some customer service and job readiness experience 
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following service areas: homeless related issues, criminal justice, HIV/ AIDS, and/or substance abuse
  • Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and other database programs
  • Ability to implement program activities related to required training and following through independently in accordance with established procedures
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Thorough understanding of principles, concepts, and methodology associated with counseling occupation
  • Good writing skills
Desired skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Public Administration 
  • Prior training experience in CARES database