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State Aid Care Manager

State Aid Care Manager

Salary: $45,000+ based on experience and credentials

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Multiple

Availability: Immediate

Position Description:


Mission Statement: “To empower and inspire people of all communities to identify, pursue and sustain healthy, meaningful lives”.


 MHAW strives to develop an authentic, diverse workforce that embraces, creates, respects and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in the work environment, towards one another and those we serve. We recognize that our agency is strongest when we all embrace the full spectrum of diversity and experience.  We actively seek to employ a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve.


MHAW is a pro-vaccination agency, and has required all staff to be fully vaccinated and encourages service recipients to be vaccinated against Covid-19.


Position:               State Aid Care Manager

Rate:                      $45,000 per year base salary with excellent benefits 

Location:              Riverhead, NY – travel throughout Suffolk County

Hours:                   37.5 hrs/week; 8:30am – 4:30pm (some flex eve/wknd)

Start date:           ASAP



MHAW offers services to people who have never previously experienced a mental health concern to people with psychiatric and other disabilities and groups, including at-risk and homeless Veterans. MHAW is also committed to the education of our communities and our mental health workforce to promote prevention as well as the best practices of early and effective intervention.  


Position Description:

State Aid Care Managers establish supportive helping relationships with people who do not have Medicaid, or transition in and out of Medicaid eligibility, and have significant behavioral and/or physical health conditions. State Aid Care Managers assist individuals in achieving improved overall health and social functioning. 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

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. State Aid Care Managers work on a team and receive weekly supervision and as much support as needed. Great working environment; laptops and cell phones provided.



Send a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:


Kathy Elfers, HR Director

Association for Mental Health & Wellness


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