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Case Assistant in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/28/2018

Job Description

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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  1. Provide in-home services to residents within the scope of program regulations and mission
  2. Carry primary responsibility for a caseload under supervision
  3. 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
  4. Provide instruction in general safety and security to all residents
  5. Conduct regular safety and maintenance checks of the apartments; assist in resolving facility-related problems
  6. Conduct apartment meetings, helping roommates live together successfully
  7. Ensure that residents understand the rules and occupancy requirements of the program and assist them in meeting them
  8. 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
  9. Prepare and submit monthly billing documentation, if applicable
  10. Assist residents in discharge planning
  11. Provide linkage and case management services
  12. Maintain contact with primary treatment providers or other service providers to coordinate service plans, attending case conferences, as needed
  13. Involve family members in service planning, as indicated
  14. Escort and advocate for residents (court, school, hospital, benefits offices)
  15. Provide crisis management and intervention
  16. Attend staff meetings and trainings
  17. Participate in resident community meetings and group services
  18. Other duties as assigned

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Job Requirements

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.