Common Ground Case Manager - Scatter Site in Bronx, New York

Job Description:

The Incumbent will provide services to dually diagnosed/co-occurring clients with a history of chronic homelessness housed in Breaking Grounds Scatter Site Program throughout New York City. The incumbent is responsible for providing supportive services to assist clients with maintaining their housing. The incumbent will achieve this by; assisting clients with maintaining benefits, coaching clients on daily living skills and linkage services to substance abuse, medical and mental health services. The incumbent will conduct weekly home visits and implement the client centered model to enhance services. The Scatter Site Program is a Harm Reduction Model Program.


  • Manage a caseload of dually diagnosed clients
  • Conduct weekly home visits(field visits)
  • Escort clients to scheduled HRA, Medical & Mental Health appointments as needed
  • Provide collateral contacts, referrals, and implementation of wrap around services
  • Create and implement progress notes, psychosocial, service plans and assessments
  • Participate in weekly clinical meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience working with dually diagnosed/occurring clients

  • Knowledge of DSM-IV or V and harm reduction model
  • Ability to engage clients who may suffer from pathological issues
  • Exceptional assessment, communication and writing skills
  • Must have experience with mental health and substance abuse services
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite required, AWARDS database experience preferred .Computer Savvy
  • Ability to travel on public transportation, manage time efficiently and adapt quickly to change
  • Bachelor degree in social work or equivalent experience
  • Bilingual a plus


Job Title: Case Manager - Scatter Site

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Bronx, NY

Post Date: 10/13/2016