|Location:||New York, NY|
|Benefits:||Full time employees receive a generous benefits package|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Program Description: The BRC Reception Center is a transitional residence funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services to house 77 men and women. The program is the only clinically based, transitional residence offered in the city for homeless individuals who have been diagnosed with one or more severe and persistent mental illnesses. Many of these individuals also have a history of substance abuse, some are medically fragile and some have criminal justice histories (including those who are participating in treatment as an alternative sentence to incarceration). The goals of the Reception Center are to provide psychiatric and medical stabilization along with therapeutic and case management services with the aim of placing its clients in appropriate, supportive housing within nine months. Follow-up care for at least one year is then provided to assist graduates in maintaining housing and continuing to successfully reintegrate into society.|
|Duties:||Supervise the Community Technicians and Senior Community Technician. Assist the Operations Coordinator with the oversight of departmental tasks and goals. This includes, but is not limited to, record keeping, statistical reports, unit coverage, and client care/crisis intervention. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. |
HOURS: Full-time position 37.5 hours per week
|Qualifications:||H.S. diploma/GED required. B.A. preferred. At least one year supervisory experience required. Experience working with homeless, mentally ill, and substance abuse populations preferred. Experience working in residential settings also preferred. Very good writing skills and computer literacy required. First Aid and Fire Safety certification, or ability to pass tests to acquire these credentials, required. Bilingual Spanish a plus. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR|
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