Case Manager - Transitional Living Community

Title:                     Case Manager - Transitional Living Community

Program:             New Providence

 

Program Description

The New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager for Transitional Living Community TLC) include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations of clients to determine the appropriate treatment plan for their participation, and to help them develop their living skills appropriate for their disability.

·         Provides case management and counseling services and assists clients in the creation and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long-term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs all client information and updates in a timely fashion into the CARES system.   

·         Works collaboratively with the clients and other staffs to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group counseling sessions on issues such achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, medication compliance and employment opportunities.

·         Organize and educate clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required and in accord with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escort services to clients as needed.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director or Senior Case Manager.

·         Available to respond to emergencies on an on-call 24/7/365 basis, especially after normal work hours and on weekends.

 

Education Requirements

·         All candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 

·         A Master’s degree in Social Work or other human services field is strongly preferred.

·         A minimum of three (3) responsible experiences working with mentally ill individuals or homeless individuals with either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance addiction.   

·         Knowledge of case management softwares as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org