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Job Opportunities:  May 3, 2016

 

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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.

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APN- StartStrong- Part-Time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an experienced APN for StartStrong, our intensive, 5-days-a-week therapeutic nursery program. This program serves children ages 2-8 years old who have significant emotional and/or behavioral issues. The program provides creative art therapies, family support services, and transportation to its clients. StartStrong’s goals are for all children to have confidence in themselves and their abilities, develop strong social skills, learn to identify and regulate their emotions, develop and maintain positive relationships with peers and adults, and learn effective problem-solving skills. Primary responsibilities include:  psychiatric evaluations to determine admission to program; medication consultation when requested; observations/meetings with all clients (36) for progress notes every 3 months; working with insurance companies for medication approval; participation in team treatment meetings; completing all documentation in client’s electronic health record.

Required: RN/APN License

Desired: Experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems related to complex trauma.

Hours: Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm; Preferable but not required; Hours can be provided in one or two days.

(Requisition #20160217)
Attach and email resume Program Coordinator - Operation Veterans to Social Workers- Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: 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 recruits a Squad of veterans attending Social Work school (BSW and MSW).  This Squad is assigned together to a special field placement in Essex County under the mentorship and supervision of the OVSW Program Coordinator.   For this position, FAMILYConnections seeks an MSW/ LSW who is also a U.S. Armed Forces veteran.   Duties include overall program management, recruitment and task supervision of Interns, individual and group counseling as needed, and outreach to veterans and their families. 
 
Desired: Bi-lingual – English/Spanish preferred as well as experience in family therapy, trauma focused interventions and co-occurring disorders

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20160418)
Attach and email resume Manager - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4036- Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking a Manager for a new Supportive Visitation Services program in Morris and Sussex Counties. This person will provide administrative and programmatic oversight to a team of salaried and per diem staff, providing supportive visitation services in the community.  Manage and oversee therapeutic aspects of program, ensuring that all program components are being implemented with fidelity. Manage administrative aspects of program to ensure necessary utilization and generation of revenue, in a fee for service environment.  Develop systems and processes, as well as policies and procedures, for this new program.  Develop new community and provider relationships within Sussex and Morris County. Communicate with and market to the DCP&P (formerly DYFS) build program capacity. Lead and supervise a team that works primarily in the field, and via tele-commuting. Establish and communicate expectations, evaluate, motivate, and professionally develop team members in the areas model fidelity, productivity and utilization, database and documentation, therapeutic interventions, collateral contacts, and collaborative meetings. Manage and monitor the referral process from DCP&P (formerly DYFS), and documentation, to ensure seamless billing and revenue collection. The program incorporates trauma informed models, and the Manager should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare. The Manager will lead the team in Morris/Sussex as well as participate as part of the larger DCP&P contracted programs team.

Required: Master's in Social Work, Counseling or comparable; Training in Supervision; Experience working with electronic health records; Experience working in a fee-for-service environment; Experience managing and leading a team.

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.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Thursday  11:00am-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 #20160422)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4037- Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a full time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, 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 at the 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of an SVS Team, as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation.

Required: Master's 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  11:00am-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 #20160422)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Passaic 4015 - Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a full time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, for a new Supportive Visitation Services program in Passaic County. Based in Family Connections Paterson location, the Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur at the Family Connections location, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the team in Paterson as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation.

Required: Master's 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  11:00am-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 #20160422)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Passaic 4018 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a part time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, for a new Supportive Visitation Services program in Passaic County. Based in Family Connections Paterson location, the Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur at the Family Connections location, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the team in Paterson as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation. 

Required: Master's 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  12:00pm-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 #20160422)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4038 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a part time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Master's 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  12:00pm-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 #20160422)
Attach and email resume Bachelors Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Passaic 4020 - Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a full time, Bachelor's Level Visitation Specialist, for a new Supportive Visitation Services program in Passaic County. Based in Family Connections Paterson location, the Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur at the Family Connections location, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the team in Paterson as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation. 

Required: Bachelor's 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  11:00am-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 #20160422)

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

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