Current Openings

Gateway Counseling Center, Inc. is looking to fill the following positions. If you would like to join our team, please submit your resume for review of qualifications for the position. We look forward to hearing from you. Contact us at hr@gccnyc.org.

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Current Openings

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

Clinical Social Worker

Summary The Clinical Social Worker under the direction of the Director of OMH Services functions as part of the multi-disciplinary mental health team, and carrying a caseload, renders professional interventions utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic and concrete modalities including intake evaluation, group work, case management, crisis intervention, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform diagnostic intake assessment, recording psychosocial history, evaluative analysis and development of an individualized treatment plan for implementation, or referral follow-up to another mental health provider.

Conduct psychotherapeutic casework relative to the social and emotional factors underlying the client’s chronic mental illness. Assist client in accepting necessary treatment to maximize adjustment and as relevant, in assisting clients’ families in understanding the temporary and permanent effects of chronic psychiatric illness.

Advocate and intercede on behalf of client with respect to information and referral services to affect linkages with human service agencies in the community relative to income maintenance, supportive housing, and health problems. Discuss client’s obtainment of supportive service with other agencies and any problems that might arise. Maintain a general awareness of community resources and how such services are best utilized in the interests of the client.

Prepare and maintain professional chart requirements in a timely manner including intake psychosocial assessments, individual and group progress notes, treatment plans and discharge summaries, etc. as required.

Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and clinical supervision, as needed.

Facilitate psych-educational groups.

Review, endorse and ensure timely completion and submission of all team members 14-Day Progress Notes; Assist all team members as necessary to ensure compliance.

Review Case Management Notes and oversee and Discharge Chart(s) for team members.

Work effectively with Quality Assurance Members to review and audit team members’ charts to ensure compliance with GCC standards, NYS OMH and Medicaid Regulations; Notify Director of OMH Services, in writing, of any issues related to non-compliance in a timely manner.

Provide supervision and guidance to team members in regards to group sessions, client interaction, documentation and staff development.

Attend regular supervisory review meetings with Director of OMH Services.

Performs all other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of OMH Services.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Leadership – Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Accepts feedback from others.

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions .

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Master’s level degree from an accredited School of Social Work

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret progress notes, treatment plans, case management notes, and all other documentation related to the care of clients.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

MSW, LMSW, or LCSW

Other Skills and Abilities

Interest in working with the Mentally Ill population

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Part-Time

Full-Time

Must have a New York State Drivers License with no points or minor violations.

Summary Drives company vehicle to transport individuals/clients between their residences and Gateway.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

Transports individuals/clients to and from Gateway and their residences.

Transports individuals/clients to and from Gateway for medical appointments and other appointments as needed during program hours.

Assists in the coordination of all transportation related matters for Gateway Counseling Center, Inc.

Serves as an escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so for community activities.

Perform any other agency duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor(s) and Director of Transportation.

Competencies

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

Part Time Positions available.

Summary Assists in providing individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties. 

Helps individuals with activities of daily living.

Assists individuals with proper maintenance of living area.

Guides individuals in leisure activities.

Responsible for completing Daily Notes and Behavior Data Sheets, where applicable.

Reports accidents and suspected abuse to the New York State Justice Center as required by law.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Queens – Part-time

Bronx – Full time/Part-time

Brooklyn – Full-time

Summary Assists in providing self-care training and group activities to individuals with developmental disabilities by performing the following duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Conduct groups/activities in a group setting for individuals with Developmental Disabilities at Gateway and in the field.

Supervise individuals at all times.

Provide hands-on programming for the individuals in the Group Day Habilitation Program with full understanding that it is a dually diagnosed population which is prone to extreme behavioral problems and outbursts.

Serve as transporter/ escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so; Follow all GCC Driving Protocols and NYS Driving laws.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally need to handle an individual who is more than 100 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Queens – Full-time

Bronx – Full-time

Brooklyn – Full-time

Summary Provides clinical, casework, and group work services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities by performing the following duties.

Supervise individuals during field trips to work sites.

Provide hand-on programming for the individuals in the Group Day Habilitation Program with full understanding that it is a dually diagnosed population which is prone to extreme behavioral problems and outbursts.

Participate in establishing new goals for individuals.

Complete OPWDD Chart Compliance Worksheets Weekly and hand them in to the appropriate supervisor as directed.

Train and supervise individuals in all aspects of volunteer work, including safe work practices in the building and in the field.

Serve as transporter/ escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so; Follow all GCC Driving Protocols and NYS Driving laws.

Ensure volunteer community work is safe for participants.

Responds to Quality Management Auditors relating to changes needed in charts to maintain compliance.

Performs all other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisors, Assistant Program Director and/or the Program Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities

General oversight of Training Specialists as assigned by the Program Director and Assistant Program Director.

Education and/or Experience

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Health or Human Services or related field from accredited College or university.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general documents related to Individuals’ care. Ability to write monthly progress notes and case notes that accurately reflect individuals’ progress as related to their Group Day Habilitation Plans.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally need to handle an individual who is more than 100 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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