November 1, 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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*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.


Coordinator-HomeSafe-Full-time-Exempt

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FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time Coordinator of their HomeSafe program. The Coordinator’s duties include the supervision of a diligent and professional case management team as well as the responsibility of programmatic administrative duties. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including a history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors. The Coordinator will provide services both on site as well as in the community and will be responsible for maintaining relationships with local child welfare offices. In addition, the Coordinator will complete contract reports and maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and possess the skills to lead weekly team meetings and supervision sessions.

REQUIRED SKILLS & SPECIFIC LICENSE(S)

  • LSW, LAC OR MFT
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services
  • 1-year supervisory experience
  • Must possess a valid drivers license

DESIRED/PREFERRED

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

HOURS:

This position is 35 hours per week. The schedule is dependent upon the needs of the HomeSafe program.

(Requisition #20171024)


Care Manager– HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Care Manager to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. The Care Manager will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Care 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 conducting housing intakes to define the family’s housing goals as well as providing overall case management, which includes lease signing, financial arrangements/budgeting and furnishings, followed by ongoing housing stability support. 

In addition, the role of the Care Manager is to provide wraparound services to support the needs of the families. The services include offering constructive advocacy, linkage to community resources, career education support and job skills training, legal and immigration guidance and the co-facilitation of support groups.  The Care Manager will be responsible for coordinating in-home visits and provide ongoing support for families as needed.

REQUIRED:

  • Professional Knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (personal life experiences are a plus).
  • Experience and/or knowledge of housing and the ability to building productive relationships within the communities.
  • Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in the counties of Essex, Hudson, and Passaic.                  
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

DESIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole

HOURS:

This position is 35 hours per week. The schedule is dependent upon the needs of the HomeSafe program. 

(Requisition #20171020)


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, Hudson, and Passaic counties. 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)


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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