Case Manager I, Putnam Court

​Putnam Court is a building which was developed and is operated by Dunn Development Corp., a private developer.  Putnam Court is a newly constructed residential building located on Putnam Avenue between Irving Place and Downing Street in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.  The project consists of a seven-story elevator building containing 59 residential units, with 58 units of rental housing and one superintendent’s unit. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Putnam Court. Thirty-four apartments, 58% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house Population A chronically homeless single adults who are diagnosed with SPMI (seriously and persistently mentally ill) or MICA (mentally III and chemically addicted). The remaining 24 units are occupied by community residents, who may require some services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) aid individuals requiring social service assistance; (2) interview and evaluate tenants and formulate Independent living plans; and (3) locate and provide access to appropriate community resources for tenants.

  • ​May assist tenants in completing applications for benefits and entitlements, and may process applications on tenants' behalf.
  • May evaluate actual living conditions of tenants through home visits
  • May escort tenants to appointments (educational, medical, social service, etc.)
  • May act as tenant liaison/tenant advocate with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, legal issues, etc.​

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

Bachelor's degree and experience working with the Seriously and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) population, and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Obtain “Criminal History Checks” (CHC) fingerprinting through the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice System).
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Flexible hours may be needed occasionally to provide shift coverage until 8 pm. ​

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