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Adult Care Manager

Adult Care Manager

Salary: $45,000 to $47,000- Based on experience and credentials, competitive salary and benefits package.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Riverhead, NY and travel throughout Suffolk County

Availability: Immediate

Position Description:


We offer opportunities to grow professionally, to make a difference and change lives!

We work with veterans, justice-involved individuals, transition-age youth and those with mental health and chronic physical health challenges.


Adult Care Manager


Salary: Based on experience and credentials, competitive salary and benefits package.

Hours: Full time, Non Exempt – 37.5 hours per week, some flexibility for eve/weekend

Location: Riverhead, NY – travel throughout Suffolk County


Position Description: Care Managers establish supportive, helping relationships with those who have experienced trauma, significant behavioral/physical health and/or substance abuse challenges in order to assist them in achieving improved overall health and social functioning. Work is done primarily in the community and position entails travel throughout Suffolk County. Agency vehicles can often be used but a safe, personal auto and a clean NYS Driver’s License are required; mileage reimbursement provided. Care Managers work in teams and receive weekly supervision, extensive training opportunities and as much support as needed. Great working environment; laptops and cell phones provided.

Key activities include:

  • Coordinating and monitoring behavioral, physical health, and social services based on consumer-driven needs assessment and service plan;
  • Building and monitoring linkages with natural supports and formal community resources including hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation, self-help, and social service providers.
  • Providing supportive, recovery and wellness-directed coaching and counseling in-person and via telephone communication.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a human service/health discipline and two years experience is preferred. Candidates with Master’s degrees are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Those with Bi-lingual skills and personal experience are strongly encouraged to apply; we strive to achieve a diverse workforce, representative of the communities we serve.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication including the ability to establish empathic, empowering relationships with people who have experienced psychiatric, substance abuse challenges, trauma as well as chronic physical health conditions;
  • Strong communication skills and collaboration with professionals involved in the consumer’s care;
  • Understanding of the key elements of recovery and wellness, including the role of family and self-help;
  • Sound organizational skills including computer skills (agency uses electronic health records, multiple IT platforms).
  • Basic knowledge of the public health/mental health system, public entitlement and social service programs;
  • Candidate must be a reliable self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.

We want to know- What is your area of interest or specialty?

Please send a cover letter expressing your interest and specialties to: Kathy Elfers, HR Director at kelfers@mhaw.org

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