July 26, 2017

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

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

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Human Resources Director

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Family Connections is looking for a proactive and organizationally savvy individual, who will champion and execute innovative human resources initiatives designed to enhance employee engagement, employee relations, performance management, talent acquisition, on-boarding, change management, leadership development, and diversity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide Human Resources leadership to the leadership team. Serve as the primary contact and change agent for Human Resources activities across the agency.
  • Collaborates effectively with the Finance, Administration and IT Department, on shared requirements and goals.
  • Proactively identify, understand, and address organizational and program needs. Assess needs on an ongoing basis and facilitate or develop HR initiatives, which result in improved human performance, depth of talent, and an engaging work environment.
  • Provide HR support and leadership to develop a work environment aligned with the Family Connections values and a highly engaged workforce; fostering teamwork and innovation through improvements in the work environment and alignment of human resource management systems with employee and agency needs.
  • Lead talent management, development, and acquisition by partnering with program managers and external recruiting partners to source and onboard talent.
  • Provide effective coaching and counsel to program leaders to proactively prevent and effectively resolve employee relations issues. Lead investigations and resolve employee relations issues.
  • Lead efforts to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion across the agency.
  • Partner with internal compensation resources to provide compensation guidance to agency leaders.
  • Communicate, interpret, and drive HR strategy, processes, policies, programs, and standards. Interpret and implement Family Connections policies.
  • Works closely with the other HR Community Partners in a team environment to continuously improve the business contributions of the HR function.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited university mandatory. Master’s degree preferred.
  • SPHR, PHR certification, or SHRM comparable certification, preferred.
  • 8+ years of progressive human resources experience driving HR strategy and organizational change. Experience supporting mental health and families preferred.
  • Experience with HRIS implementation, development, and maintenance.
  • Strong understanding of all functional HR disciplines with specific strength in employee relations and organization development.
  • Has experience working effectively with senior level staff.
  • Skilled in managing employee relations, compensation, talent acquisition, organization effectiveness, organization development, and performance management initiatives.
  • Strong track record of proactively identifying opportunities for improvement and driving results.
  • Demonstrated history of quickly building relationships, gaining credibility, and partnering with leaders and peers.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and collaboration skills. Has the ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds and all levels in the organization.
  • Proactive learner. Seeks out opportunities to become a better HR partner. Learns from experiences and consistently applies learning.
  • Plans well, able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local labor and employment laws, and all relevant HR-related compliance requirements.

Requisition # 20170707

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Co-Occurring Clinician – Outpatient Substance Abuse Services – Full-time Exempt

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 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic full time (35 hours) licensed Clinician for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Program providing co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to adolescents and adults requiring co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment.  Many of these individuals are mandated by Probation, Parole, Drug Court, DCP&P, WFNJ-SAI. This position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy.  The Clinician will be responsible for treatment planning, discharge planning, and providing case management as needed.  The clinician will be required to maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  The Clinician would be part of an integrated team of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers and must be a team player.  Clinician should have experience collaborating with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. Ideally, the Clinician should be trained in the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency Model (ARC). Clinician reports directly to Manager.

 

REQUIRED:

• LSW/LAC

• Experience with adolescents and adults in substance abuse and mental health field

• Experience working with trauma and domestic violence

• Strong computer skills and experience using Electronic Health Record

• Must be willing to work toward getting LCADC licensure

DESIRED:

• LCSW/LPC

• LCADC

• Bilingual- English/Spanish or English/Creole

• Experience using NJSAMS and/or CYBER

HOURS:

Monday 11:00am-7:00pm; Tues 10:00am-6:00pm; Weds & Thurs 12:00pm-8:00pm; Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Requisition # 20170712

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Early Childhood Specialist – Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids (IPIK) – 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:

Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm, Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

Requisition # 20170705

 


Case Manager/Childcare Provider– Outpatient – Full-time –Non-Exempt

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 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections Outpatient Services is seeking a Case Manager/Childcare Provider. This person will have the opportunity to provide both case management and child care duties at scheduled times during the week across multiple programs in Outpatient services including in Strong Mothers, Strong Fathers, OSAP and Clean & Cool. This individual will be passionate and possess the ability to engage with adults, adolescents and children in managing  and multi-tasking responsibilities.  These responsibilities include referring and linking clients to resources in the community  and coordinating services to ensure effective and efficient treatment  services. This person is expected to maintain ongoing communication with clinical staff , provide outreach, purchase and organize meals, manage program scheduling, childcare, event planning and prepare and organize client files and paperwork as needed.  The Case Manager/Childcare Provider provides services for the Strong Mothers IOP on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:15am-12:15pm. These responsibilities consist of organizing and participating  in children’s activities, maintaining a safe, hygienic environment during care, and demonstrating compassion and empathy to our families. An ideal candidate will be a positive contributor to the overall substance team.

REQUIRED:

  • Good judgement, creative, flexible, enthusiastic, positive attitude and team player
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and families
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team
  • Associates Degree

DESIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

 HOURS:

Mon, Weds, Fri 9:00am-5:00pm; Tues, Thurs 10:00am-6:00pm

(Requisition #20170605)


Clinician – HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. This HomeSafe Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of DCPP involved families for the HomeSafe Program in Essex County. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  The Clinician will provide services both on site as well as in the community. This Clinician may be facilitating and co-facilitating weekly parenting skills groups for the parents and will be responsible for conducting bio-psycho-socials, treatment planning and discharge planning as well as providing supports to families who are reunified as well as separated.  This individual will maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  Must be an enthusiastic team player and participate in weekly team meetings and supervision.

Required:

  • LSW, LAC, MFT
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

Desired:

  • LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders
  • Experience utilizing electronic health record system
  • Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems

 Hours:

Hours are flexible and based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm and/or 12pm-8pm

(Requisition #20170508)


Clinician – HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. This HomeSafe Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of DCPP involved families for the HomeSafe Program in Essex County. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  The Clinician will provide services both on site as well as in the community. This Clinician may be facilitating and co-facilitating weekly parenting skills groups for the parents and will be responsible for conducting biopsychosocials, treatment planning and discharge planning as well as providing supports to families who are reunified as well as separated.  This individual will maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  Must be an enthusiastic team player and participate in weekly team meetings and supervision.

Required:

  • LSW, LAC, MFT
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

Desired:

  • LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders
  • Experience utilizing electronic health record system
  • Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems

Hours:

Hours are flexible and based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm and/or 12pm-8pm

(Requisition #20170505)


Parent Advocate– HomeSafe – Full-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

Are you that person who went through separation from your own family and successfully worked through the requirements of DCP&P?

FAMILYConnections is seeking just that person!  We need a dynamic Parent Advocate to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals. The candidate for this position must have experience as a parent involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, whose case is currently closed. The Parent Advocate will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations.   The Parent Advocate will provide constructive advocacy, support and guidance to families participating in this supportive housing setting.

The families served will be involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  This position will be responsible for providing in-home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Program Manager.  It is invaluable for the families we serve to have the support of a dedicated team, which includes someone who has ‘been there and successfully done that’.

Required:

  • Personal experience with Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
  • Knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency of NJ.
  • Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in Essex County.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

Desired:

  • BA/BS
  • CADC

Hours:

Daily Schedule is flexible and will be dependent on client need, up to 35 hours a week.

(Requisition #20170507)

 


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 judgment, 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)

 


Bachelors Visitation Specialist – Supportive Visitation Services – Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4042 – 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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