February 13, 2017

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We regret that due to the number of applicants, only those that will be interviewed will be contacted.


Clinician – Reunity House South Orange and East Orange – Full-time – Exempt

 Job Responsibilities:

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FamilyConnections is seeking a full-time Clinician for the Reunity House Programs. The prospective hire will be employed at both the South Orange and East Orange locations providing therapeutic supervised visitations and parenting skills to families involved in the child welfare system. The prospective hire will be responsible for collaborating  effectively with DCP&P and various community partners, completing comprehensive psychosocial assessments, engaging clients through visitation, treatment planning, facilitating parenting skills training and support groups, and documenting effectively through our ECR. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FamilyConnections inc., mission which is to engender hope, enhance safety, heal trauma, and strengthen families and communities  through innovative counseling, skills-building, training and prevention.

Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or comparable field
  • Two years experience in mental health working with diverse populations in an urban setting

Desired:

  • LSW/LAC
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Experience in trauma informed care
  • Experience working with electronic records

Hours:

Based on client needs – TBD


Clinician – StartStrong Therapeutic Nursery – Temporary and Permanent Position Available, Full Time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

Looking for an organized, skilled and enthusiastic clinician to join our interdisciplinary team delivering partial care services to children 3-8 years old. Clinician will be responsible for individual and family therapy, running skills based groups within the milieu, intake assessments, treatment planning, case management, and documentation in electronic health record system.

Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or comparable with Licensure (LSW, LAC, LCSW, LPC)
  • one year experience working with children and families

Desired:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • experience in trauma informed care utilizing the ARC model and/or SMART

(Requisition #20170110)

 


Clinician – Outpatient – Full-time Exempt and Part-time Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking both a full-time and part-time Clinician, bilingual preferred, to join its outpatient services team. Primary responsibilities include providing culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, group and family therapy to children/adolescents, families and adults. The Clinician will also conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, collaborating with the psychiatrist and other staff as needed, and provide referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to keep caseload and documentation current at all times while maintaining a high level of direct client service. The Clinician will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, strong writing skills, and experience with treating trauma and co-occurring disorders. LCSW preferred. Position requires some evening hours.

Required:

  • Degree in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services Field
  • LSW/LAC.
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience working with children and adults

Desired:

  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma-informed interventions, co-occurring disorders and working with mandated/voluntary clients
  • Experience utilizing electronic health records
  • Experience with concurrent documentation

(Requisition #20161213)

 


Clinician – Outpatient/Family Crisis Intervention Program (FCIP) – Full-time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking a full-time Master’s Level  Clinician to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents and their families in the Family Connections’ Family Crisis Intervention Program and Outpatient Mental Health Programs.  Services will be provided in Family Connections’ offices, schools, homes, and other community locations.   Successful candidate will be energetic, creative, organized, flexible, and skilled at interagency collaboration.  Use of personal vehicle required to travel to scheduled sessions and between agency locations.

Required:

  • Master’s in Social Work or equivalent masters in Human Services field
  • LSW or LAC
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Desired:

  • Experience using an Electrical Clinical Record
  • Experience with adolescents
  •  Experience working in a billing environment

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 11:00pm-7:00pm, Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm,  Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20161120)

 


Clinician – Outpatient/Wellness House – Full-time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking a full-time Master’s Level  Clinician to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, family, and group therapy to adults, children, adolescents and their families.  This position will be split between Family Connections’ Outpatient Mental Health Program and Family Connections’ Wellness House Intensive Outpatient Program.  Successful candidates will have prior experience working with adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders.  This candidate will be energetic, creative, organized, flexible, and skilled at interagency collaboration.

Required:

  • Master’s in Social Work or equivalent masters in Human Services field
  • LSW or LAC
  • Prior experience with SPMI population and co-occurring disorders
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Experience using an electronic clinical record

Desired:

  • Group work experience
  • Experience working in a billing environment

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20161119)

 


Driver – SVS Morris/Sussex – Reconnections – Part-time – Non-exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a responsible driver for their Supportive Visitation Services Program. The Driver will be part of the SVS Morris/Sussex team and can provide  transportation across numerous counties. The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children  participating in the Reconnections program. Responsibilities include: transportation for children or parents to and from visitations or to other services after visitation, ensuring safety during transportation, assisting children transition in and out of visitation with clinical staff support, vehicle maintenance, developing appropriate communication and relationships within the Reconnections, children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools and DCP&P.

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Effective written and oral communication, good judgement, creative, flexible, energetic
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Experience working with state systems
  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team

Desired:

  •  Bilingual –English/Spanish a plus

Hours: Tuesday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm

(Requisition #20161128)

 


Parent Educator – Parents as Teachers – Part-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a dedicated, reliable and creative individual to join our home visiting team. The Parent Educator will be responsible for implementing the Parents as Teachers curriculum, providing referrals and linkages and working with families on developmental promotion and strengthening parenting practices. This Parent Educator must work form a strength based perspective and engage with families in a culturally competent manner. The candidate should be detail oriented and have experience in data entry and documentation.

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood or related field
  • Two years of experience working with young children and their families

Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood or related field
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Previous experience in home visiting or community outreach

Hours: Monday, Wednesday 10:0am-5:00pm, Friday 10:00am-4:00pm

(Requisition #20161115)

 


Early Childhood Specialist – Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids – Part-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking an outgoing and organized Early Childhood Specialist (ECS).The ECS will be responsible for planning and conducing parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours. THE ECS will also work with preschool teachers and administrators to implement an evidence based social/emotional learning program within Essex County. Services will be provided to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 as well as pregnant mothers. The ECS will be assisting in consultation to teachers in their management of children’s classroom behavior. The ECS will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials. The ECS will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct observations and assessments. The ECS will work closely with the Coordinator and attend supervision as well as weekly team meetings. The candidate should possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages, and effectively prioritize and multitask different responsibilities.  The candidate should also be a team player with enthusiasm for working with early childhood ages and should serve as the support within the school and home environment. This position is a unique opportunity  to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience working within early childhood ages
  • Experience running groups
  • Knowledge of early childhood and development

Desired

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

(Requisition #20161116)

 


Clinician – Orange Preparatory Academy – Part-time (21 hours/week) Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a Clinician for the new SBYSP (School Based Youth Services Program) at Orange Preparatory Academy. The Clinician will be responsible for providing individual, group and family therapeutic services to students and families as well as provide crisis intervention services. The Clinician will participate as a member of the Student Staff Support Team and will also be required to participate in relevant community meetings and/or groups. This person will attend supervision regularly and will provide relevant updates regarding case progress. The Candidate should have experience working within a school setting. In addition, the candidate should have experience working within an urban environment that is faced with challenges that include poverty, unemployment, high crime rates, family instability, drug abuse and domestic violence. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with Family Connections, Inc. Mission which is to engender hope, enhance safety, heal trauma, and strengthen families and communities through innovative counseling, skills-building, training, and prevention.

Required:

  • Master’s in Social Work or equivalent masters in Human Services
  • LSW, LAC, or state licensure/certification specific to degree.
  •  Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and various treatment modalities including group, family and individual treatment.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/French/Creole

Desired:

  • LCSW/LPC
  • Flexible and creative
  •  Knowledge of trauma informed treatment modalities

Hours: To be determined

(Requisition #20161020)


Bachelors Visitation Specialist – Supportive Visitation Services – Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4041,4042 – Part-Time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking part time, Bachelor’s Level Visitation Specialists, for a new Supportive Visitation Services (SVS) program in Morris and Sussex County. The Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur in parent or resource parent homes, or other community locations. The Visitation Specialist will also provide support and modeling around appropriate and nurturing parenting, individually with a family or in a group setting.  Driving parents and/or children for visitations, in an agency vehicle, is also required.  Use of personal vehicle for home visits may also be required.  The program incorporates trauma informed models, and the Visitation Specialist should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare. Following a family reunification, aftercare services for the family will be provided in their home on a weekly basis. The Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Thd Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. The Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will also utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Bachelors in Social Work, Counseling or comparable

Desired: Experience working with children and families impacted by trauma and/or child welfare involved; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Ability to work well independently and in a team environment; Self-starter; Ability to support client in navigating multiple systems of care; Group facilitation experience; Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred; Experience working with electronic health records.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Thursday  11:00pm-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Hours M-F, Saturdays and some holidays as needed; Flexible based on client needs; May change based on referral needs.

(Requisition #20160701)

 

Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V/SO

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