Residential Safety Specialist

600 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035, USA Req #2531
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Residential Safety Specialist

The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.


Reasons you’ll love working with us:
  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.
  • Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
How you can make a bigger difference:

The Jewish Board’s Adult Residential Division supports adults with serious and persistent mental illness to live in the community with as much independence as possible.  Using a non-judgmental harm reduction approach, staff model and guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to develop independent living skills, and to live in a healthy and secure manner.    Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and anti-racist lens, and emphasize the dignity and legitimacy of each individual’s journey.  

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Safe and Secure Home provides targeted, skilled, and compassionate intervention in situations where residents are struggling with hoarding, extreme clutter and or extreme dirt and grime in their apartments.  The Home Safety Specialist provides support and training to Adult Residential division residents and staff on ensuring the safety of all client living environments.

Qualifications:
  • BA/BS or AA degree
  • Five years of experience in a relevant field.  Prior experience with supportive housing population preferred.
  • Willingness to visit clients in residential environments that are disorganized, unclean and unsanitary
  • Patience and compassion for clients who struggle with maintaining their home environment in a safe and clean manner.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
Who we are:
The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.


Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
Location on Google Maps
  • 600 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035, USA