Case Assistant
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

New York, New York

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WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • Positions offer competitive compensation
  • Continuing CME/CEU support through our tuition assistance program
  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Unlimited employee referral bonus opportunities
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) through our many company initiatives, including employee resource groups (ERGs) like Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Jewish Board's Adult and Family Residential Division supports domestic violence survivors and their family members. Using a non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach, staff guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to stabilize their families, to develop independent living skills, and to plan effectively to be able to live in a healthy and secure manner. Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of safe and stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and anti-racist lens, and respect the dignity and legitimacy of each individual's journey.

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.

TO QUALIFY

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

You should have:

  • 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 : Direct Care [200s]
  • Job Function : Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type : Hourly
  • Employment Indicator : 8865 - Residential/Shelter Clerical Workers



 


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