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Job Opportunities:   January 28, 2015


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Attach and Email Resume Counselor - Start Strong - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic, patient, and creative Bachelor’s level Counselor for our innovative partial care program serving children ages 3-8.  The part-time counselor will work directly with the Clinician and full-time Counselor to provide therapeutic services in a group setting.  Responsibilities include assistance in leading social skills and safety groups, lunch or snack preparation, engaging children in activities (art, playtime, reading) and encouraging positive social interactions by modeling and direct assistance.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; One year experience working with children
Bilingual - English/Spanish; Prior experience in behavioral healthcare
Monday through Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm
(Required 20150126)
Attach and Email Resume APN - Wellness House - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an experienced APN for Wellness House, our intensive outpatient treatment program.   Wellness House provides treatment and support for adults facing mental illness and this program is dedicated to empowering participants as full partners in their care and maximizing their independence and integration in the community. The Wellness House APN should have knowledge of the harm's reduction model and be comfortable performing drug testing and administering injectables. The successful candidate will be an active team member of the program's wellness and recovery model.  The APN will complete psychiatric evaluations, prescribe and monitor medication, attend team meetings, consult with staff, expand our samples program and become an active member of the Quality Improvement Committee.
Required: APN License
Desired: LCSW, LCADC
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm.
(Requisition #20150123)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Wellness House - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic and creative full-time licensed clinician to work in an intensive outpatient setting.  This IOP program serves people with severe and persistent mental illness.  The program also serves people who have co-occurring disorders with mental illness and substance abuse disorders.  The clinician will conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments and provide individual, group, and family therapy to adults.  The program is based on wellness and recovery principals and offers treatment through trauma informed evidenced-based care.
Required: LSW; Experience in group, individual and family therapy; Bilingual; Experience with electronic health records
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm.
(Requisition #20150107)
Attach and Email Resume Case Manager/Driver - Reunity House Paterson - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Full-time Case Manager/Driver for the Paterson Reunity House.  Case Management responsibilities will include the following: Providing outreach and case management to families with children and providing input of case management activities to treatment team with written progress notes as well as verbal communication; Assessing/Referring/Linking clients to services; Providing follow-up to ensure client satisfaction; Coordinating program services to ensure an effective and efficient service delivery system by maintaining LOS and productivity spreadsheets, co-facilitating groups, coordinating program purchasing and meal ordering, program scheduling, transportation, childcare and event planning; Preparing client files and all other paperwork as required; Attending all meetings, trainings, and workshops as required by the program; Conducting outreach to culturally based community agencies and resources to identify new resources or strengthen existing relationships.  Driver responsibilities will include the following: Providing transportation for children to and from visitation at Reunity House Paterson in a professional and safe manner; Maintaining a transportation signature log and notifying the Program Coordinator or the treatment team of any problems during transportation; Responsible for vehicle maintenance and documentation of such maintenance, including regular service appointments and weekly cleaning; Informing Program Coordinator or identified liaison of any problems with the vehicle in a timely manner; Responsible for maintaining mileage logs and maintaining records of receipts.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; Valid Standard NJ driver’s license with a safe driving history; Experience working with children and families; Proven ability working in a team environment; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.
Desired: Experience with Outreach activities; Knowledge of Passaic County and surrounding areas.
Hours: Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday 12:00pm - 7:00pm, Thursday 12:30pm - 7:00pm.  Ability to be flexible based on client needs.
(Requisition #20140905)
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 Care Manager - Older Adult Services - Part-time/15 hours per week - FAMILYConnections is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Care Manager for our Older Adult Services Program.  The Care Manager will be responsible for outreach and in-home care management to older adults in Essex County as well as completing comprehensive assessments, care plans, progress notes, and all other required paperwork for client files.  The Care Manager will make referrals, advocate, and follow-up with clients.  This position is responsible for keeping referral sources abreast f clients’ status and must be able to attend all meetings, trainings, and workshops as required.  Must have own transportation.
Required: Associate’s degree in Human Services or Social Work
Desired: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Social Work; Certificate of training as a Chronic Disease Self-Management Peer Leader; Experience working with the geriatric or older adult population; Knowledge of geriatric or older adult services/program

Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-2:00pm
Requisition #20141113
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 Per Diem Babysitter/Caregiver - Strengthening Families of Essex - Part-time Non-Exempt
Assist with caring for children 5 years old and under who will not be participating in the children's portion of group.  Assist with 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.
Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish
Hours: Monday-Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm (up to 6 hours per week)
(Requisition # 20130912)

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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.

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