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Job Opportunities:   October 24, 2014

 

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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.  This position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group, and family therapy to a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults, as well as periodic mental status evaluations for court appointed clients.  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.  Bilingual/Spanish speaking and LCSW preferred.  Experience in play therapy, family therapy, trauma focused interventions preferred.
Required: LSW; LAC; Two years of clinical experience with children and adults
Desired: LCSW, LPC, Bilingual - English/Spanish, Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions.
(Requisition # 20141021)
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 Director of Programs - Administration - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Director of Programs to oversee our Partial Care, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs as well as a variety of Prevention Programs. Reporting to the COO, the Director of Programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and overall quality improvement, regulatory and licensing compliance. As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Programs participates in strategic planning, financial monitoring and management as well as overall Program operations.  He/She works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. The Director of Programs is responsible for supervising Program Managers to ensure that all programs are meeting obligations.
Required: LCSW or LPC and required training certificates to provide clinical supervision; 5+ years post licensing experience in an administrative and managerial capacity in a mental health and substance abuse setting; Experience in developing and managing program outcomes; Strong clinical skills with current knowledge of trauma informed treatment, psychiatric disorders and treatment modalities; Capacity to develop systems to respond to changing program needs and a change to a fee-for-service environment; Ability to provide collaboration between programs to ensure seamless continuity of care between programs; Proven ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with systems and community partners.
Desired: Experience with Electronic Health Records
(Requisition # 20140617)
Attach and Email Resume Counselor - Launching Incredible Kids - 28 hours per week - Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Bilingual - English/Creole Bachelor’s level Counselor for a vibrant early childhood program.  The Counselor will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours.  Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers.  At times, the Counselor may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior.  The Counselor will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials.  This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests.  The Counselor will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities.  The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work.  This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work; Bilingual - English/Creole; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups.
Desired:
Experience using the Incredible Years Curriculum
Hours: 28 hours/4 days per week
(Requisition # 20140815)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Reunity House Paterson - Part-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Part-time Bilingual Clinician for Reunity House Paterson.  The Clinician will have a caseload of about seven clients at a time and will provide therapeutic visitation services as well as parenting skills training both individually and in a group modality.  The Reunity House Program incorporates trauma informed models and the Clinician should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare.  Home visits will be made to families following reunification and some of the caseload will include these aftercare visits.  The Clinician will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward reunification.  The Clinician will be a part of the Reunity House team in Paterson as well as the larger DCP&P contracted program teams.  The Clinician is expected to attend various meetings as available and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed.
Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; Bilingual - English/Spanish, Solid organizational and time management skills; Ability to work independently and in a team environment; Ability to support clients in navigating multiple systems of care.
Desired: Clinical licensure; Experience working with children and families impacted by trauma and/or child welfare involved; Group facilitation experience.
Hours:  20 hours per week.  Hours are flexible and based on client needs and parenting group.  Hours may change based on referral needs
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(Requisition #20140923)
Attach and Email Resume Employment Specialist - SBYSP - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Space, School Based Youth Services Program, at Orange High School.  The Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Developing and facilitating job skills training for individuals and groups; Developing employment opportunities in the community by networking with community members and assisting in referring students for part-time employment; Facilitating psycho-educational and academic support groups in program; Ensuring documentation and data input into Management Information System is completed in a timely fashion; Supervising students during recreational activities and developing positive social interactions with students.
Required: Proven ability with creating warm, non-threatening therapeutic atmospheres; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; Ability to advocate for students
Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition #20140917)
Attach and Email Resume Case Manager/Driver - Reunity House - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-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 NJ driver's license with a safe driving history; Experience working with children and families; Proven ability working in a team environment; Microsoft Office, 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 #20140906)
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)

Important:
*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 fchr@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.

We thank you for your interest.

Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F.

 
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