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Evening Case Manager (HTS Safe Haven)
Center for Urban Community Services
The Center for Urban Community Services, (CUCS), is proud to announce that it will be opening a Safe Haven in West Harlem in April 2019. The program will provide case management and housing placement services to 60 people at the Safe Haven.
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 Evening Case Manager position at the CUCS’ Harlem Transitional Services Safe Haven. 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.
The Evening Case Manager will support the consumer through the housing placement process which includes helping the consumers secure entitlements and work towards psychiatric stability, preparing the psychosocial report for the housing packet, coaching consumers on interview skills, escorting consumers to interviews, and providing follow-up services after placement. The Case Manager will also have the opportunity to lead Wellness Self-Management Classes and/or Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse Classes.
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.
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Posted on 03/20/19; CVMHA ID #12704