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Direct Support Professional Jobs in New York City, NY

over 3 months ago 1. Service Coordinator

Social Work, Non-Profit

Overview - The Service Coordinator provides support services as defined by regulatory contracts and Community Access guidelines to assigned...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions
Provide recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program and contractual requirements.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed.
Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
Assist program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program participants.
Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator.  Maintain up to date records of their job seeking and employment in AWARDS.
Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization, and housekeeping.
Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
Assist with training (after six months to a year) new staff on essential job functions.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) - Bachelor's degree, preferred. Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 2. Counselor

Non-Profit, Social Work

Overview - The Housing Counselor has the primary objective to oversee the supervised community residence of 12 - 24 individuals in seven...
Skills Needed: Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access
Possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Understand  a commitment to recovery-oriented practice
Get fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH)
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation/resolution and have an assertive approach to problem solving
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to utilize various computer programs; specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
Be creative and flexible
Take the initiative and be responsible for follow-through
Maintain confidentiality of information, as related to position
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to lift 40 lbs
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Counselor Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 3. Senior Service Coordinator

Non-Profit, Social Work

Overview - The Senior Service Coordinator provides support services as defined by regulatory contracts and Community Access guidelines to...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

Provide recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program contractual requirements.
Assist Program Director in monitoring program records to meet program and contractual standards.
Assist Program Director in maintaining inventory of program supplies.
Provide back-up to Program Director when he or she is off site, by guiding staff and dealing with issues, consistent with the direction of Program Director.
Assist Program Director in coordinating intake and maintaining a full program census.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plans as needed.
Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation in service records of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
Assist program participants by providing education of, advocacy for and monitoring of delivery of care from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program  participants.
Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator.
Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization and housekeeping.
Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
Provide holiday, evening, and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) - Bachelor's degree, preferred.
Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Must be cleared through CA Background check process (Justice Center, OCFS, etc.)
Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred. Ability to speak other relevant languages, dependent upon specific needs of tenant's.
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
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Senior Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 4. Assistant Director of PROS

Non-Profit, Social Work

Overview - The purpose of the program is to assist individuals living with mental health concerns in their recovery through the...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Provide supervision to assigned staff so that agency and program goals, including quality of services provided are communicated  and supervised effectively, job performance is continuously evaluated and ongoing staff development is effectively managed.
 Assist the Director with overseeing of the day-to-day program operation including supervisees' timely completion of all required  documentation; assume management supervision responsibilities in Director's absence.
 Assist the Director with quality assurance activities, such as utilization review and program evaluation, chart reviews, incidents  management and reporting.
 Collaborate fully with the Director and the team in an ongoing effort to identify, create, develop and evaluate services and activities  to meet the needs of participants.
 Assist the Director to develop, deliver and monitor curriculum and services to support program and individual outcomes.
 Deliver PROS services including crisis management.
 Provide oversight in the daily operation of all structured programs.
 Work in collaboration with other professional staff to ensure completion of intake procedures and all required screenings and  assessments.
 Coordinate and process all incoming referrals through pre-admission to admission.
 Utilize program data to create, update, and modify reports, as needed.
 Attend and participate in supervision, training sessions and meetings, as required.
 Assist with creating and amending policies, procedures, and operational guidelines.
 Assist Director and Billing and Office Manager with Medicaid, Medicare, MCOs, and other revenue sources documentation and  billing.
 Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as required.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATION

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
 Licensed Master in Social Work; Mental Health Counseling; psychology (clinical license preferred)
 Previous experience working in an OMH regulated program, with MCOs and Medicaid/Medicare; preferred
 Previous PROS experience preferred.
 Demonstrated skills in person-centered planning and evidence-based practices.
 Minimum of 2 years of administrative and supervisory experience.
 Effective group facilitation skills.
 Understand city, state and federal regulatory agencies, Medicaid Managed Care and relevant system and program reforms
 Familiarity with various systems and databases, such as AWARDS, CAIRS, ePACES, PSYCKES and NYESS, preferred.
 Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center
 Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
 Resourceful, and attentive to detail and accuracy.
 Possess strong organizational skills.
 Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
 Available to work on weekends and holidays, as needed.
 Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and Word
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Assistant Director of PROS Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 5. Career Coach

Non-Profit, Social Work

Overview - The Career Coach provides personalized guidance in the form of support, job development and placement, skill and resource...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Identify and develop internship and employment opportunities for participants.
 Act as liaison between trainees, educators, internship/work-site supervisors, employers and external service providers and natural supports. This may include supporting participants in advocating for reasonable accommodations, developing workplace relationships, and other ongoing and intensive job-related needs.
 Document and maintain thorough, timely and accurate records of all participant-related services in various electronic databases  (AWARDS, NYESS) and per agency and Medicaid standards
 Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications / Requirements

 Recipient of mental health services (past or present), required

 Ability to create and foster empathic, professional and respectful relationships between yourself and other people, required
 At least two years of experience working in mental health services, preferably employment, peer support, or rehabilitation setting,    required
Possess and maintain a NYS OMH Peer Specialist certification or be willing to obtain one within six months of employment, required
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent,required (bachelor's degree preferred)
A commitment to upholding the philosophy, mission, and values of Community Access and Howie The Harp Advocacy Center,   required
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH), required
Howie The Harp Peer Training Program graduate, preferred
Training/group facilitation experience, preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of benefits, entitlements, or work incentives, preferred.
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Career Coach Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 6. Supervising Social Worker/Staten Program

Non-Profit, Social Work

Position: Supervisisng Social Worker - Staten Island Community Program - The Supervising Social Worker (SSW) provides supervision to a...
Skills Needed: Required:                           


A sound knowledge of victimization issues, a general knowledge of various treatment modalities (e.g. trauma treatment models, domestic violence treatment models).

Experience working in a social service setting providing short-term counseling

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Demonstrated leadership skills  

Strong oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills-must have the ability to be assertive

Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills;

The ability to balance administrative responsibilities, client needs and task
management skills are required;  

Organized and detail oriented

Computer literate (including Microsoft Word, Excel)

Good presentation skills

MSW degree required,     

LMSW or eligibility required.
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Supervising Social Worker/Staten Program Job

Posted by Safe Horizon
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