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The Jewish Board Case Assistant in The Bronx, New York

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Case Assistant

PURPOSE:


The Jewish Board's Adult Residential Division supports adults with serious and persistent mental illness to live in the community with as much independence as possible. Using a non-judgmental harm reduction approach, staff model and guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to develop independent living skills, and to live in a healthy and secure manner. Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and
anti-racist lens, and emphasize the dignity and legitimacy of each individual's journey.



POSITION OVERVIEW:


The Case Assistant is the introductory level of direct care staff working with residents of the Jewish
Board's supported housing programs in order to help residents live in the community as independently as possible.



KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Supports the clinical and case associate staff in their work with residential clients, and provides services to those clients within the scope of program regulations and agency mission.

  • Works one-on-one with residents to support their attainment of independent living skills (such as meal preparation,
    managing laundry and cleaning, and financial management), and supports clients in meeting individual goals.

  • Advocates on behalf of residents with other services providers.

  • Interprets and explains agency policies and procedures to residents.

  • Participates in planning and execution of special and holiday events.

  • Conducts monthly unit/apartment inspections.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • HS degree/HSE Required

  • Two years of experience in a community mental health or human services setting preferred

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
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