Program Specialist

Direct Care/Service Planning, Education/Training, Case Management
NYC Region
Posted 6 months ago

Position: Program Specialist, Scattered and Single Sites

Reports to: Program Director

Function: Provides direct service to clients, assisting with training in skills of daily living.

 Teaches skills for maintaining personal hygiene, laundry and apartment cleaning.
 Monitors overall maintenance of apartments and alerts program director of maintenance problems.
 Teaches skills for budgeting, shopping, meal planning, preparation and clean-up.
 Teaches skills for self-preservation, monitors living units for safety and cleanliness.
 Administers the client cooking safety test.
 Monitors, documents and teaches self administration of medication, according to program policy and procedures.
 Report incidents or behavioral changes in residents to supervisor.
 Teaches travel skills and escorts clients, where needed.
 Documents services rendered and client progress in a timely manner.
 Attends training as requested by supervisory staff.
 Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: High school diploma with some undergraduate work in psychology or high school diploma with
significant experience in working with adults with mental illness. Good organizational, verbal and
written communication skills.

Salary: Scattered Site: $35,715 plus generous benefits; Single Site: $33,542 plus generous benefits

Job Features

Job CategoryNonprofit, Full Time, Direct Care

How To Apply:

Email a resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 professional references to: Email:

ACMH is committed to the mental and physical wellbeing of vulnerable New Yorkers and is a leader in the provision of outreach and engagement, care management, rehabilitation, and supportive housing.

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