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Case Manager in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
Position Overview:
The Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management services to an assigned caseload of 15-18 clients. Conduct intake process within 24 hours of admission. Provide accurate, complete, and timely documentation of the provision of supportive social services and client progression/regression toward the goals of securing permanent affordable housing. Facilitate group and individual counseling, workshops, psych education, and recreational activities. Conduct room inspections to assess client overall ADL skills. Conduct service planning, provide referrals to in-house and community-based medical, mental health, and supportive social services to assigned caseload as appropriate. Provide crisis intervention and assist in building evacuation during fire drills. Monitor client medication compliance and escort clients on housing interviews as needed. A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours is required.
Benefits Overview:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service field required.
  • Experience working with chronically homeless individuals or families.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Driver’s license preferred.