Transitional Services for New York Inc.

Caseworker

Will complete home visits in the community in all boroughs to complete assessments face to face; document the outcome of the attempts at completing the visits, by writing notes which will follow a specific format.  Carry out phone outreach to clients, collaterals and third party providers in the supervision of case management services as needed.

Requires a degree in Social Services (social work, psychology, sociology, etc.).

All work is done remotely at this time.  Hours hopefully can be a minimum of 15-20 hour per week.

Responsible for the assessment, counseling and coordination of consumers’ employment; monitoring and managing retention of consumers with mental health disabilities and other disorders.  Will develop and cultivate business/employment collaborations and complete associated paperwork.  BA with one year’s experience in a mental health setting or AA with two years’ experience.

Assist the Adminissions Worker in implementing enrollment and orientation activities.  Assist students in gaining comfort in the use of community resources.  Assist Service Coordinators with structuring appointments for off-site visits.  Provide counseling supports, as needed.

Provide consultation to community-based educators on supportive classroom strategies to accomplish educational goals.  Assist students in identifying and accomplishing educational goals.  Orient students to system resources and assist students with advocacy activities.  Assist students in developing educationally-oriented, community-based support systems.  BA in relevant area, with MA preferred.  Counseling experience in academic settings a plus and NYS Driver’s license a plus.

HS diploma and Peer Certification; Graduate of a Peer Training Program, a plus.  Also, must have a lived experience with mental health services.

Utilizing lived experiences gained as a recipient of mental health services, the Peer Care Coordinator provides a variety of health home services to ensure that all of the individuals’ physical, mental and health needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner.  Uses techniques developed from peer services training to address and break down the individuals’ barriers to accessing these services necessary to stay healthy, out of the emergency room.

The Adult Home Care Coordinator functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide intensive care management services to individuals identified as Adult Home (AH) class members under the Stipulation and Order of Settlement, United States v. State of New York… and who are interested in transitioning into the community.

HS diploma and Peer Certification; Graduate of a Peer Training Program, a plus.  Also, must have a lived experience with mental health services.

Work with Program Director to manage program operations.  Responsible for assisting individuals with serious mental illness to remain in stable housing in the community in a safe environment. Will report and work directly with the Program Director to develop program policy and procedure, as well as monitor the program’s ongoing regulatory compliance.  Bachelor’s degree, with 3-5 years prior related experience and valid NYS Driver’s license with a clean record.

The appropriate candidate will work with the Program Director and the Associate Director of Case Management Services to manage the daily operations of the Care Coordination and Mobile Outreach programs.  They will have the opportunity to implement innovative strategies to enhance services to a community that is underserved.  This position allows for the unique opportunity to attend Community Board meetings and educate the Queens community on the array of services provided by TSINY to support people living with a mental health diagnosis.  Community outreach and involvement, forming alliances with external organizations, developing a steady referral stream, and exploring appropriate community resources to facilitate client linkage are responsibilities of the position.