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Job Opportunities:   April 24, 2015

 

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Attach and Email Resume Coordinator - OVSW - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a full-time licensed Program Coordinator for our Operation Veterans to Social Workers program.  The overall goal of OVSW is to increase the availability of culturally competent mental health services to veterans and their families.  To achieve this, OVSW will recruit a squad of veterans to enter the MSW program at Rutgers.  This squad will also be assigned together to a special field placement in Essex County under the mentorship and supervision of the OVSW Program Coordinator.  Duties include overall program management, recruitment and supervision of Interns, individual and group counseling as needed, and outreach to veterans and their families.
Required: MSW/LSW; U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
Desired: Experience in family therapy, trauma focused interventions and co-occurring disorders; Bilingual - English/Spanish
(Requisition #20150410)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Reunity House Paterson/HomeSafe Passaic - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. Working within two programs, this individual will be responsible for maintaining a full caseload of up to 15 DCPP involved families for our Reunity House and HomeSafe Programs, both located in Paterson.  The Reunity House program provides therapeutic visitation and parenting skills groups.  The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families.   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. Both programs offer therapeutic services through trauma informed evidence-based care.
Required: Bilingual - English/Spanish; LSW or LAC; Experience working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems; Proficient computer skills.
Desired: Experience using electronic health records
Hours: Hours are based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9-5, 10-6, 11-7 and/or 12-8
(Requisition #20150422)
Attach and Email Resume Bilingual Client Service Associate - Full-Time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Bi-lingual Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to provide a variety of administrative support functions for our outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment site.  Responsibilities include: Responding to and cataloguing service inquiries, scheduling intake assessments, and conducting and performing outreach for missed intake appointments and pending referrals; Initiating client profile in electronic health record system, identifying/verifying payer and obtaining authorization if required as well as completing required intake documentation with client; Answering incoming calls, including bilingual calls, and handling caller’s inquiries in a professional and courteous manner; Providing assistance with centralized administrative functions which includes providing coverage for reception as needed, ensuring that the reception area and waiting room represent clean, safe and professional agency standards, sorting and distributing daily mail as well as courier delivered packages, responding to records requests and assisting with cataloguing and filing of inactive files; Typing psychiatric evaluations and scanning and uploading client records into CareLogic; Other duties as assigned.
Required: Bilingual – English/Spanish; Three to five years of experience working in a medical office environment; Experience with electronic health record system; High School Diploma or equivalent; Proven experience of delivering excellent customer service at all times; Ability to deal with the public (including children and individuals with psychiatric disorders)
Desired: Associate's Degree
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
(Requisition #20150324)
Attach and Email Resume Driver/Program Assistant - Adolescent Program - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-Time Driver/Program Assistant for our Adolescent Program.  Primary job responsibilities will include safe and timely transportation from school to Program and to home as well as communicating with guardians, clients, and team members regarding transportation related issues and documenting these activities.  Job responsibilities may include assisting staff with clerical and case management related duties.
Required: High School Diploma; Standard valid NJ driver’s license in good standing with minimal violations.
Desired: Experience Working with Adolescents; Experience Working with a Social Service Agency.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 2:00pm-8:00pm
(Requisition #20150206)
Attach and Email Resume Caregiver - Launching Incredible Kids - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking a per diem Caregiver to assist with caring for infants and children of various ages while their parents attend parenting groups.  The Caregiver will provide age appropriate activities to engage children during this time as well as creating a safe and nurturing environment.  Other responsibilities include meeting and greeting parents when they arrive; mingling; helping with meal set-up and clean up; and performing other tasks as it pertains to the program.  The Caregiver is also responsible for attending mandatory meetings with supervisory/coordinator and is required to report any accidents or incidents that may occur during childcare hours as well as completing the required paperwork.
Required: High school diploma or high school student with babysitter training certification; Experience interacting with and supervising children; Knowledge of early childhood development; Experience working the babies, toddlers or preschoolers
Desired: Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Up to 7 hours per week.  Monday 3:00pm-5:00pm, Tuesday 3:00 to 5:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00pm to 6:00pm
(Requisition #20141111)
Attach and Email Resume Caregiver - Strengthening Families of Essex - Part-time - Assist with caring for children 5 years old and under who will not be participating in the children's portion of group.  Assist with the set-up and clean-up of meals, help with family activity, perform other tasks related to implementing the Strengthening Families of Essex Program (SFOE).  Attend all scheduled mandatory SFOE meetings scheduled by manager/coordinator.
Required: High School Diploma or High School student with babysitter training certification; Experience interacting with and supervising children
Desired: Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Up to 6 hours per week.  Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm
(Requisition # 20130912)
Attach and Email Resume Driver - Reunity House - Part-time Non-Exempt - The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children participating in the Reunity House Program.  Transportation could include but is not limited to the transportation of children to and from visitations and group as well as other treatment services.  The driver may provide transportation for parents and resource parents.  The driver is responsible for ensuring safety during transportation, helping children transition in and out of visitation/group with clinical staff support, developing appropriate communication and relationship within the Reunity House team, with children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools, and DCP&P.  The driver will be part of the Reunity House Program team in South Orange, East Orange, and Paterson and can provide transportation across numerous counties.  Responsible for coordinating vehicle maintenance.
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent; New Jersey standard driver’s license with safe driving history; Proven effective written and oral communication; good judgment, creative, flexible, energetic; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with state systems; Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Hours: Hours are based upon Program needs and transportation schedule.  Generally 4:00pm-7:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm.  A total of 14.5 hours per week
(Requisition #20150306)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Outpatient - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic full-time licensed Clinician to join our seasoned, creative, and versatile Outpatient team.  The Clinician will conduct comprehensive intake assessments and provide trauma-informed, culturally competent individual, group and family therapy to a diverse population of children, adolescents and adults.  Treatment services include collaboration in psychiatric care and medication monitoring with agency psychiatrists and providing referrals and linkages to community agencies and programs.  This position will be responsible for providing referrals and linkages to supportive services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to maintain thorough documentation.  Bi-lingual – English/Spanish and LCSW highly preferred as well as experience in play therapy, family therapy, trauma focused interventions and co-occurring disorders.
Desired: LCSW; LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions.
Required: LSW; LAC; Two years of clinical experience with children and adults.
Hours: Hours are based on client needs.  Generally a combination of two evenings, 12:00pm-8:00pm and a combination of 10:00am-6:00pm and 11:00am-7:00pm and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
(Requisition #20150227)
Attach and Email Resume TEMPORARY CLINICIAN - Reunity House - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a TEMPORARY full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals for FAMILYConnections’ Reunity House South Orange Program.  This individual will be responsible for maintaining a full caseload of families who are involved with DCPP and separated by the Courts as a result of abuse and/or neglect of children.  These families are attending the Reunity House Program for weekly therapeutic visitation and parenting skills groups.  This Clinician will be actively engaging with these families during their visitations.  This Clinician will be responsible for meeting with the parents for a period of time before and/or after the visit to process feelings, discuss family dynamics, to identify goals to work on in the visits and to plan and prepare for the following visit.  This Clinician may be facilitating and co-facilitating weekly parenting skills groups for the parents. This clinician will be responsible for conducting biopsychosocials, treatment planning and discharge planning as well as providing aftercare supports to families who are reunified.  This individual will maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  Must be an enthusiastic team player and will participate in weekly team meetings and/or supervision.  This program offers therapeutic services through trauma informed evidence-based care.
Required: LSW or LAC, Experience in working with Families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems; Proficient computer skills
Desired: Bi-Lingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience using electronic health records
Hours: The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9-5, 10-6, 11-7 and/or 12-8
(Requisition #20150223)
Attach and Email Resume Group Leader - Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE) - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking Group Leaders for upcoming 14-week Strengthening Families of Essex Program (SFOE) group cycles.  The Group Leader will facilitate and/or co-facilitate SFOE parent, children, or teen groups, using the indicated Strengthening Families curriculum.  Group leaders will also engage with families during family meal times, assist the Coordinator and/or Senior Group Leader with set up and clean-up of meals, as well as help facilitate the “family activity” component of the group.  The Group Leader must arrive on time for SFOE, commit to a full group cycle, attend all scheduled mandatory SFOE meetings, complete weekly group notes in a timely manner, as well as learn the Strengthening Families Program Curriculum.
Required: BSW or degree in a related field; Commitment to 14-week program
Desired - Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: 14-week program typically held in the evening starting at 5:00pm or 5:30pm; Up to 3 hours per evening and up to 4 times per week depending on program needs/number of group cycles running at any given time.
Attach and Email Resume Fee-for-Service Clinician - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic licensed fee-for-service Clinician to join our seasoned, creative and versatile Outpatient team.  The Clinician will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy to a diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults.  Treatment services include collaboration in psychiatric care and medication monitoring with Agency psychiatrists and APN. The incumbent will be responsible for referrals and linkages to supportive services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to maintain thorough documentation. The Fee-for-Service Clinician is a part-time position and the Clinician will be expected to provide a minimum of five (5) direct service hours per week.
Required: LSW or LAC; Two (2) years of clinical experience with children and adults.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions; Experience in play therapy, family therapy and trauma focused interventions.
Hours: Minimum of five (5) hours per week
(Requisition #20141020)

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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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