Lantern Community Services

Job Title: Case Manager

Reports to: Director of Social Services or Team Leader

Status: Full-time, Mon - Friday

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Location: LIC/South Ozone Park

SUMMARY

We are seeking a skilled Case Manager for our men's shelter in LIC/South Ozone Park, Queens, to be part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team, which aims to stabilize the clients and improve their independent living skills to move towards rapid re-housing.

The Bilingual Case Manager will be responsible for implementing best practices within the social services discipline to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of each unique client through needs assessment; developing and executing an action plan towards stabilization and re-housing, identifying and leveraging resources and services; evaluating and documenting client progress/contacts; providing client support and advocacy.

The successful candidate will have prior experience working with homeless and/or mental health clients with a proven ability to engage hard to serve populations.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

  • Knowledge of mental health, substance use or chronically homeless population
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field
  • One year of experience working in a residential facility such as emergency shelter, transition housing or supportive housing
  • Experience working with the homeless, mentally ill, substance abuse and/or low income population.
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Strong Computer skills required including Word and Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
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