August 16, 2017

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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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BA Visitation Specialist – ReConnections Program – Passaic –  Part Time

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking a motivated self-starter for part time, Bachelor’s Level Visitation Specialists, for a new Supportive Visitation Services (SVS) program in Passaic County. The Visitation Specialist in our ReConnections Program.  The position 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. The Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Thd Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. The Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will also utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Bachelors 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  Tuesday  10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday  12:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm  Flexible based on client needs; May change based on referral needs.

Requisition Number:  20170809

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Youth Development Specialist Aide – The Loft Columbia High School- Part-time Non-Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

FAMILYConnections is seeking a Youth Development Specialist Aide for the Loft School Based Youth Services Program at Columbia High School.  Responsibilities include: Interacting with students to facilitate social skill development; Coordinating recreational activities, educational and cultural trips; Facilitating and supervising activities as well as interacting with students in recreation program; Co-facilitating positive prevention groups; Inputting consent forms and daily attendance for students in recreation into online database; Demonstrating cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity towards Agency’s clients’ and coworkers’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven ability and experience working with adolescents in an urban setting, ideally a high school
  • Demonstration of cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity towards Agency’s clients’ and coworkers cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00am-5:30pm and Tuesday, Thursday 2:00pm-5:30pm

Requisition number: 20170719

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Clinician – HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. This HomeSafe Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of DCPP involved families for the HomeSafe Program in Essex County. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  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 bio-psycho-socials, 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.

Required:

  • LSW, LAC, MFT
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

Desired:

  • LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders
  • Experience utilizing electronic health record system
  • Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems

 Hours:

Hours are flexible and based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm and/or 12pm-8pm

(Requisition #20170508)


Clinician – HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. This HomeSafe Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of DCPP involved families for the HomeSafe Program in Essex County. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  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.

Required:

  • LSW, LAC, MFT
  • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

Desired:

  • LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders
  • Experience utilizing electronic health record system
  • Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems

Hours:

Hours are flexible and based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm and/or 12pm-8pm

(Requisition #20170505)


Parent Advocate– HomeSafe – Full-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

Are you that person who went through separation from your own family and successfully worked through the requirements of DCP&P?

FAMILYConnections is seeking just that person!  We need a dynamic Parent Advocate to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals. The candidate for this position must have experience as a parent involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, whose case is currently closed. The Parent Advocate will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations.   The Parent Advocate will provide constructive advocacy, 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 including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  This position will be responsible for providing in-home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Program Manager.  It is invaluable for the families we serve to have the support of a dedicated team, which includes someone who has ‘been there and successfully done that’.

Required:

  • Personal experience with Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
  • Knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency of NJ.
  • Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in Essex County.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

Desired:

  • BA/BS
  • CADC

Hours:

Daily Schedule is flexible and will be dependent on client need, up to 35 hours a week.

(Requisition #20170507)


 

Driver – SVS Morris/Sussex – Reconnections – Part-time – Non-exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a responsible driver for their Supportive Visitation Services Program. The Driver will be part of the SVS Morris/Sussex team and can provide  transportation across numerous counties. The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children  participating in the Reconnections program. Responsibilities include: transportation for children or parents to and from visitations or to other services after visitation, ensuring safety during transportation, assisting children transition in and out of visitation with clinical staff support, vehicle maintenance, developing appropriate communication and relationships within the Reconnections, children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools and DCP&P.

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Effective written and oral communication, good judgment, creative, flexible, energetic
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Experience working with state systems
  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team

Desired:

  •  Bilingual –English/Spanish a plus

Hours: Tuesday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm

(Requisition #20161128)

 


Bachelors Visitation Specialist – Supportive Visitation Services – Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4042 – Part-Time – Non-Exempt

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

Required: Bachelors 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  11:00pm-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 #20160701)

 

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