Community Technician
BRC - New York, NY

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DESCRIPTION

Program Description: The BRC Reception Center is a transitional residence funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services to house 96 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

Assist in monitoring this residential program for mentally ill, homeless adult. Conduct rounds of the facility to ensure that it is safe and orderly. Perform crisis intervention with clients when needed. Maintain written documentation. Serve meals. Inventory supplies. Escort clients and assist them with ADLs. Help to maintain an orderly and clean facility. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

Fulltime: 37.5 hours per week
Various Shifts

QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma or GED required; Experience working with MICA/homeless population preferred; NYC Fire Safety Coordinator Certification a plus. Basic Computer literacy required and good oral and written communications skills needed. Bilingual preferred. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

Assist in monitoring this residential program for mentally ill, homeless adult. Conduct rounds of the facility to ensure that it is safe and orderly. Perform crisis intervention with clients when needed. Maintain written documentation. Serve meals. Inventory supplies. Escort clients and assist them with ADLs. Help to maintain an orderly and clean facility. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

Fulltime: 37.5 hours per week
Various Shifts

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