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Case Assistant in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/5/2018

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Case Assistants in the AMI Apartment Programs provide apartment residents with training and assistance in basic living skills and provide other supportive services to help residents achieve and maintain their ability to live independently and realize their community integration goals. 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List the functions that are essential to achieve the goals):

  • Provide in-home services to residents within the scope of program regulations and mission
  • Carry primary responsibility for a caseload under supervision
  • Provide a range of direct services, including active, hands-on skills training and supportive counseling, targeted to help residents reach wellness and community integration goals
  • Provide instruction in general safety and security to all residents
  • Conduct regular safety and maintenance checks of the apartments; assist in resolving facility-related problems
  • Conduct apartment meetings, helping roommates live together successfully
  • Ensure that residents understand the rules and occupancy

Job Requirements

of the program and assist them in meeting them
  • Complete all required documentation, such as admission package, assessments, service plans and reviews, progress notes, medication logs, walk-through and safety logs in a comprehensive and timely manner
  • Prepare and submit monthly billing documentation, if applicable
  • Assist residents in discharge planning
  • Provide linkage and case management services
  • Maintain contact with primary treatment providers or other service providers to coordinate service plans, attending case conferences, as needed
  • Involve family members in service planning, as indicated
  • Escort and advocate for residents (court, school, hospital, benefits offices)
  • Provide crisis management and intervention
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Participate in resident community meetings and group services
  • Other duties as assigned
  • EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position):
    • Minimum educational level of a High School Diploma.  Minimum of two years related work experience, preferably working with adults living with mental illness or in a residential treatment program.