Mercy Haven Islip Terrace , NY 11752
Community Service Coordinator/Social Work Supervisor
What's the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding profession? Being a part of something bigger. At Mercy Haven, we are committed to ending homelessness on Long Island by providing homes and services to populations in-crisis, including those living with mental illness, homeless families, veterans, domestic violence victims and the elderly. Our excellent benefits package and investment in our employees' success got us voted a Newsday Top Workplace on Long Island.
Assists in securing and maintaining entitlements: SSI/SSD, PA, Medicaid, SNAP, Section 8 housing, etc.
Assists residents with the development and implementation of a long-range service plan
Conducts at least one monthly home visit and one phone contact with assigned residents and provides additional support to the resident(s) in crisis, as needed, and completes all appropriate documentation of each visit/contact
Maintains accurate phone logs (in addition to resident records)
Follows agency policies during all potential crisis/emergency situations
Documents of all incidents and occurrences
Conduct resident house meetings and fire drills as needed
Responsible for assisting residents at the time of moving in/out (ensuring cleanliness of all homes).
Responsible for contact and documentation of such with collateral service providers at least once a month and as needed
Reviews residents' rent status on a monthly basis
Participates in staff meetings and required training
Provides for the necessary development of ADL skills: budgeting, cooking, household maintenance, personal hygiene, use of public transportation, etc.
Fosters and maintains good relationships with neighbors and the general community
Assist in program admissions and discharge planning, as needed
Processes Homeless Housing Applications (referrals and screenings)
Participates in committees, activities and professional groups as required for the position
Reports housing maintenance issues through the appropriate procedure
Provide supervision of housing specialists and assist in staff training
Direct supervision of interns
Rotation of on-call duties
To assume additional responsibilities as needed
Master's Degree in Social Work or related Human Services field preferred OR
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related Human Services with experience with people living with mental illness required
CASAC and SIFI certification preferred
Supervisory Experience Required
Experience with people living with mental illness, MICA
Valid NYS Driver's License with a safe driving record, access to a personal and reliable vehicle
Physical Requirements: Sits, stands, stoops, squats, walks, and moves intermittently during work hours, may push or pull 10-15 pounds daily, may push or pull up to 50 pounds occasionally, drive agency vehicle
On the job training will be conducted from Mon-Fri (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Full Benefits Package including Medical, Company-Paid Dental and Vision Single Coverage. Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) for medical plan.
Generous Paid Time Off policies, including vacation and sick time.
Agency paid Basic Life Insurance. Supplemental Employee, Spouse and Child Life Insurance policies, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), 403(b) Retirement Savings
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Position eligible for Alternative Work Schedule after training completed.
Learn more at mercyhaven.org
MERCY HAVEN IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN APPLICANT OR EMPLOYEE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, GENETIC PREDISPOSITION, CREED, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN STATUS, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.