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Job Opportunities:   August 28, 2015

 

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Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Specialized Family Services - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time licensed Clinician to join a seasoned, creative, and versatile Outpatient Services team.  The Clinician will conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments and provide culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults.  The Clinician will collaborate in psychiatric care and medical monitoring with agency psychiatrist.  The Clinician will work with co-facilitator to plan and implement psycho-education and process groups for youths engaged in juvenile sex offender treatment and provide services for youths court-referred to our Family Crisis Intervention Program.  Job responsibilities includes providing referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs.
Desired: LCSW; LPC; Bilingual; Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, trauma-informed interventions and co-occurring disorders.
Required: LSW; LAC; Two (2) years clinical experience with children and adults.
Hours: Based on client needs
(Requisition #20150828)
Attach and Email Resume Co-Occurring Clinician - Strong Fathers - Full-time-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time licensed Clinician for the Strong Fathers Intensive Outpatient Program to provide co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to fathers involved with DCP&P.  Delivering co-occurring substance abuse and mental health treatment, this position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group, and family therapy.  The Clinician will be responsible for conducting treatment planning, discharge planning, and providing case management as needed.  The Co-occurring Clinician will be required to maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  This position is part of an integrated team of mental health and substance abuse providers and must be a team player.  The successful candidate should have experience collaborating with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. Ideally, the Co-Occurring Clinician should be trained in the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency Model (ARC).
Required: LAC or LSW; Experience working with adults in the mental health and substance abuse field; Experience facilitating process oriented groups; Proficient computer skills.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bi-Lingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience using electronic health records.
Hours: Monday 11:00am-7:00pm, Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
(Requisition #
20150814)
Attach and Email Resume Caregiver - Launching Incredible Kids - Part-time Per Diem - 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 supervisor/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 8 hours per week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Actual hours based on Program need and may be during the day, evening or combination of both.
(Requisition 20141111)
Attach and Email Resume Start Strong Program Assistant - Start Strong - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an enthusiastic, task oriented, organized individual to work in our partial care program with children 3-8 years old.  This individual will provide administrative support/assistance in the daily operations of the program as well as assist in the milieu setting.  Administrative responsibilities include: weekly shopping and purchase requisitions, serve as transportation liaison, facilitate client orientations, and other clerical duties.  This individual will also assist in the milieu setting by engaging children in activities (art, playtime, reading), encourage positive social interaction by modeling and direct assistance, and provide support to the group milieu.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, early childhood or related field; 1 year experience with children from 3-8 years old, Valid NJ driver’s license in good standing with a safe driving history.
Desired: Experience in children's behavioral health, preferably early childhood; Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: Part-time Afternoon
(Requisition #20150730)
Attach and Email Resume Therapeutic Childcare Provider - IOP - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking an experienced and reliable part-time (12 hours per week) therapeutic childcare provider beginning August 24, 2015.  The Childcare Provider will prepare age appropriate activities for children to partake in while their mothers are participating in treatment.  This individual will assist with the set-up and clean-up of meals and will perform other clerical tasks such as filing.
Required: HS Diploma; Experience working with children; Proficient computer skills
Desired: College courses in early childhood development; Bilingual - English/Spanish and English/Creole
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm
(Requisition #20150724)
Attach and Email Resume Group Facilitator - Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE) - Part-time per diem - FAMILYConnections is seeking Group Facilitators for our 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 Facilitators 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 Facilitator 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: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field; Commitment to 14 week program
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: 14-week program typically held in evenings starting at 5pm or 5:30pm; up to 3 hours per evening, up to 4 times per week depending on program needs/number of group cycles running at any given time.
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Manager - Reunity House East Orange - Full-time Exempt - Family Connections is seeking a culturally competent, trauma informed, self-motivated individual to serve as our Manager for our Reunity House Program during a leave of absence.  Reunity House provides therapeutic supervised visitation to families who have been involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and have a goal of reunification with their children.  The Manager is responsible for providing program support and supervision to team members, including Clinicians, Case Managers and Drivers in the Reunity House Program.  The Manager is responsible for providing clinical supervision hours towards licensure for some clinicians.  The position includes administrative duties, as well as some clinical duties, such as carrying a small caseload and providing coverage for Drivers when needed.  The Manager should provide strengths based service to clients as well as provide strengths based guidance to staff.  Administrative duties include ensuring the level of service is maintained, managing budgets, responsibility of the program site, and leadership.
Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or other similar field; Clinical licensure with ability to provide supervision hours towards other staff's licensure; Effective written and oral communication skills; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with state systems; Experience working on a multi-disciplinary teams; Ability to have good judgment and be creative flexible and enthusiastic
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: Hours are designed to meet program needs and are a combination of 12:00pm-8:00pm, 11:00am-7:00pm, 10:00am-6:00pm and 9:00am-5:00pm
Requisition #20150715)
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)
Attach and Email Resume Part-time Driver - Reunity House Paterson - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible part-time Driver for our Reunity House Program located in Paterson. Primary job responsibilities will include safe and timely transportation to and from home, visitations/group 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. Drivers will also be responsible for proper maintenance of vehicle and a satisfactory driving record.
Required:
High School Diploma; Standard valid NJ driver's license in good standing with minimal violations.
Desired:
Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with a social service agency.
Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00pm-6:00pm; Thursday 4:00pm-8:00pm. 
(Requisition #20150630)
Attach and Email Resume Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist – Finance – Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a full-time Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist to manage all aspects of our Web Purchasing System from requisition to purchase as well as perform purchasing for agency.  The Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist reviews all invoices and purchase authorizations for appropriate documentation and approval and processes check requests.  This position is responsible for auditing and processing credit card bills and prioritizing invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.  The Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist responds to all vendor and staff inquiries as well as reconciling vendor statements and researching and correcting discrepancies.
Required: High School Diploma; 2+ years Accounts Payable; Experience; Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures and financial chart of accounts; Proficient in MS Word and Excel; Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge Accounting and Web Purchasing Systems; Strong organizational and time management skills as well as problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
Desired: College Courses in Accounting
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm with an hour for lunch
(Requisition #20150619)
Attach and Email Resume Parent Advocate - HomeSafe (Passaic) - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Parent Advocate for a new contract with the Department of Children and Families.  The Parent Advocate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Parent Advocate will provide constructive advocacy as well as 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 that include a history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children because of the stressors.  This position will be responsible for providing in-home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Coordinator/Clinical Case Manager.  The Parent Advocate should have personal and/or professional experience and knowledge 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 Passaic County
Hours: This position is 1 day per week for 7 hours.  Schedule is negotiable and will be based on client need.

(Requisition# 20150602)
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 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.

We thank you for your interest.

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