BRC
  • Lexington Avenue Women’s Residence
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $48,616 ($24.93/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Program Description: This 103-bed women's shelter in Brooklyn serves a population suffering from multiple issues including mental illness, substance abuse and serious medical problems. The program offers the full range of case management services as well as on-site psychiatric and medical care. It also incorporates a workforce development component for women who can benefit from this service. The Lexington Avenue Women's Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

HOURS: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

SUnday-Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm

(1 Late night TBD)1:00PM-9:30PM

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage a caseload of clients who have permanent disabling conditions, such as chronic and acute mental illness or serious and disabling medical conditions that preclude them from employment. Meet weekly with each client, linking clients to medical and mental health services in the community, maximizing the receipt of appropriate entitlements, and facilitating placements into supportive housing. Complete NY/NY housing applications and assist clients with all aspects of the supported housing process. Conduct therapeutic and psycho-educational groups covering broad array of topics such as stress management, impulse control, living with chronic mental illness and decision- making processes. Related dutes as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Related Bachelor's required; Master's degree preferred. Experience working with the mentally ill/medically frail populations preferred. CPR training certification or willingness to take tarining class in CPR. Basic computer literacy required. 

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers.  With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents.  BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation.  BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach.  In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work.   For more information about BRC, please see our website at  www.brc.org.

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