May 8, 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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Important:
*To be considered, you must click “Attach and Email Resume”.  If you are unable to send your resume using the link, e-mail your resume to familycareer@familyconnectionsnj.org with the position and the name of the program you are applying for in the subject line.  Resumes without a complete subject line will not be considered.

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


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

Job Responsibilities:

The parent educator (PE) is responsible for establishing and maintaining a regular, trusting and long-term relationship with families. The candidate will assist parents in strengthening the parent-child relationship, and in improving their skills to optimize the home environment and parenting practices that promote the optimal development of children. The candidate will assist families in increasing their support system as well as their ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocating for themselves and their children. The candidate will also be responsible for assisting the family in establishing goals and a plan for the accomplishment of those goals.

Required:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in early childhood or a related field with two years of previous supervised work experience with young children (0-3 years of age)  and their families.
  • Knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based model.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities/families and the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to individuals who may not share basic commonality, including value system and behavior norms.
  • Demonstrates good writing and organizational skills.

Desired:

  • Preferred a Bachelor’s Degree early childhood or a related field.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Knowledge of community resources

Hours:

Mon, Weds – 10:00am-5:00pm; Fri – 10:00am-4:00pm

(Requisition #20170509)


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 #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

(20170505)


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

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Parent Advocate to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated 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 multidisicplinary 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 providing in home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Program Manager.  The Parent Advocate should have professional knowledge/and or experience with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency, and be knowledgeable about community resources.

Required:

  • Personal and/or professional experience and 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)

 


Housing Case Manager– HomeSafe – Full-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Housing Case Manager to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. The Housing Case Manager will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Housing Case Manager will provide 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 completing a housing Intake to define the family’s housing goals as well as  providing housing case management, which includes lease signing, financial arrangements/budgeting and furnishings, followed by ongoing housing stability support.  This position also requires additional support that includes providing constructive advocacy, linkage to community resources, assisting families in activities that address daily living, transportation, and co-facilitating groups for parents with the Program Manager and/or HomeSafe Clinician. The Housing Case Manager will be responsible for coordinating these in-home visits and supports for families as needed. The Housing Case Manager should have experience with housing and community resources in Essex County as well as professional knowledge of the Department of Child Protection and Permanency.

Required:

  • Related Associates Degree
  • Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in Essex County.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

Desired:

  • Related Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Professional knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency of NJ

Hours:

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

(Requisition #20170506)

 


Clinician – Outpatient Mental Health – Full-time – Exempt – Orange

Job Responsibilities:

Family Connections is seeking a full-time experienced Licensed clinician 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, as well as conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments, collaborating with psychiatrist and other staff as needed, and providing referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs. Thorough and timely documentation is required. Successful candidate will possess experience with a range of client populations, experience with treating trauma and co-occurring disorders.  LCSW, LMFT, Bilingual preferred.

Required:

• LSW, LAC, MFT

• Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

Desired:

• LCSW, LMFT, LPC

• Bilingual

• Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders

• Experience utilizing electronic health record system

• Experience with concurrent documentation

Hours:

Two days 12-8 pm; two days 10-6pm; Fridays 9-5

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Clinician  – FT Exempt – Strong Mothers / Outpatient Substance Abuse Program – Orange

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FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic full time (35 hours) licensed Clinician for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Program providing co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to individuals 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 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 have or be willing to work toward getting LCADC licensure 

DESIRED:

  • LCSW/LPC
  • LCADC
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Experience using NJSAMS or CYBER 

HOURS:

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

(Requisition number:  20170424)

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Co-Occurring Clinician  – FT Exempt – Outpatient Substance Abuse Program – Orange

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FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic full time (35 hours) licensed Clinician for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Program providing co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to individuals 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 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 have or be willing to work toward getting LCADC licensure 

DESIRED:

  • LCSW/LPC
  • LCADC
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Experience using NJSAMS 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 number:  20170307)

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Part-time Driver – Reunity House Program – East Orange

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Starting May 1st, Reunity House Program – East Orange is seeking a part time driver who will be responsible for providing transportation of children to and from visitations at Reunity House.  The prospective candidate will also be part of a larger Reunity House team where additional driving may be needed.  Our driver will report directly to the manager of the Reunity House East Orange program and is expected to attend team meetings.  Our driver is expected to complete necessary paperwork required by the program and will coordinate services for the vehicle as well as participating in household maintenance.  Our very important prospective employee will be a positive contributor to the overall team!

Required:  HS diploma, clean driving record, ability to work afternoons and evenings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Computer literacy , punctuality, organization skills are of utmost importance.  And of course, our prospective employee must interact well with children and families.

Preferred: Knowledge of Essex County and surroundings.

Requisition number: 20170419


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)

 


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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