Skip to Content

Employment Outside of the SSW

Passing along a job posting

As a service to our alumni, we list employment openings that we receive. If you have a job you would like to post, please email sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu. Please include the following:

  • Job title
  • Full/part time
  • Company name and website
  • Location
  • Minimum qualifications
  • Preferred qualifications
  • Job description
  • Contact information, (name, phone #, email, and website)
  • Application information (where/how to apply)
  • Last day to apply/job closing date

If you do not include a job closing date, the job will be removed from the website after 90 days. Please do not send PDFs or tables.

Program Coordinator

Date Posted: May 20, 2019

Employer: Central Jersey Diaper Bank

Location/Hours: New Brunswick, NJ; Part-time (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9:30am-3:30pm)

Job Description: The Central Jersey Diaper Bank is a program of the Anshe Emeth Community Development Corporation (AECDC) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves all residents of Middlesex County regardless of race, religion, gender and ethnicity.  We began offering services in October 2000. This year, we are helping over 900 families by providing diapers, wipes, formula, and other baby equipment.  All services are free, and available in Spanish and English. Our office is located at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick and is the epicenter for our activities; clients and agency representatives visit our location during business hours to receive services. Be part of a growing organization providing diapers and other baby essentials to working poor families in Middlesex County. The Central Jersey Diaper Bank-AECDC is hiring a part-time bilingual Spanish speaking Program Coordinator to be the point-person administering our program at our centralized location in New Brunswick. An ideal candidate for this role will have experience working with populations-in-need, will be detail oriented, computer literate, have a pleasant disposition, and thrive in a team.  In addition to the Diaper Bank, this person will also coordinate our HELP initiative (Health Equipment Loan Program).

Job Requirements: 

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • High school diploma/GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Direct Service to Clients
    • Maintains comfortable, welcoming, effective office environment
    • Provides or arranges for services needed
    • Answers requests for information from clients and other agencies
    • Coordinates with our partner agencies about client referrals
    • Serves as Point of Contact with New Jersey Youth Corps to coordinate delivery efforts
  • Administration and Reporting
    • Maintains records in our databases including client files, inventory, supplies
    • Collaborates with Executive Director on regular reporting
    • Checks voicemail and email daily
    • Enters data requested
  • Volunteer Collaboration
    • Communicates organization needs to our volunteers as they arise
    • Maintains positive working relationship with volunteers, understanding their schedules and having tasks available for them
  • Warehouse Maintenance
    • Visits our warehouse weekly to have a sense of inventory and other needs
    • Occasionally picks up or delivering goods to and from the warehouse
  • Miscellaneous Needs
    • Occasional deliveries to clients or agencies
    • Occasional donation pickup

To apply, please e-mail your resume with “Program Coordinator” as the subject line to Ginny@CentralJerseyDiaperBank.org.

Social Worker 2 Corrections

Date Posted: May 17, 2019

Application Deadline: June 3, 2019

Employer: New Jersey Department of Corrections

Location/Hours: Central Reception and Assignment Facility, Social Services Unit - Trenton, NJ

Job Description: Under the direction of a supervisory officer in a State correctional institution or facility assumes a caseload of an appropriate number of inmates and provides counseling, assessment, and program planning services to these individuals; aids in informational and situational problem solving; does related work as required.

Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • One (1) year of experience in social case work, which shall have involved having the responsibility for gathering and analyzing social information from clients, the determination of their needs, and the planning and administering of treatment plans geared toward the needs of individual clients.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work including or supplemented by a supervised field placement accredited by the Council on Social Work Education may be substituted for above stated education and experience requirements.
  • Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated above on a year for year basis.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience.

Please include resume and copy of transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) in your response. Posting title and number (157-19) must be included in the subject line of your e-mail. All attachments must be sent in PDF or Word format only. Additionally, you must provide your e-mail address. To be considered, responses must be postmarked no later than June 3, 2019.

Forward response to: 

Civilian Recruitment – Office of Human Resources
Central Office Regional Personnel Services, Region 6
P.O. Box 863
Trenton, NJ 08625-0863

E-mailed resumes are to be sent only to Civilian.Recruitment@doc.nj.gov.

Mental Health Clinician

Date Posted: May 15, 2019

Employer: Jewish Family & Children's Services

Location/Hours: Asbury Park, NJ; Full Time

Job Description: Jewish Family & Children's Services has a full-time opening for an entry level, dynamic clinical LSW or recent LCSW to work with their outpatient mental health clients of all ages in their three offices and some home visits. Candidates will be required to work one evening a week. Some clinical experience preferred.   

To apply, please send your resume to cindyp@jfcsmonmouth.org.

Part-Time Community Outreach Specialist

Date Posted: May 15, 2019

Employer: Women Aware

Job Description: This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Community Outreach Specialist and will be amended as needed to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and its ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Qualifications:

  • BA
  • Proficiency in Office, graphic editing programs and social media outlets;
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present information to diverse groups;
  • Availability to work nights/weekends and valid driver’s license required;

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Director of Development, carries the responsibility of managing communications and outreach efforts for Women Aware’s programs using both in-person and online approaches. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Community education and outreach on domestic violence services and prevention;
  • Marketing and communication activities;
  • Outreach and enrollment strategies;
  • Fundraising, special event planning and execution;

Specific Duties:

  • Write, design, and manage the production and distribution of visually appealing marketing materials (i.e. brochures, e-newsletters, development solicitation, event materials, info graphics), media press releases, and other communications/marketing materials; manage implementation of marketing and communications timeline and calendar.
  • Oversee and execute an effective social media strategy, including the development and execution of a social media calendar and posting schedule.
  • Maintain and cultivate collaborative relationships with community organizations and partners by delivering content, stories, information and brand message through face to face meetings and community presentations, and track these relationships in a database;
  • Organize, attend, and participate in special events to drive community support and engagement;
  • Develop, implement and manage innovative ideas to drive outreach and enrollment;
  • Facilitate a “40-hour domestic violence training” for volunteers annually;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of bench marking and tracking to gauge the effectiveness of marketing strategies, programs and key initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply, please submit your resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Program Services Coordinator - Case Manager

Date Posted: May 13, 2019

Employer: PLAN/NJ

Job Description: Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of New Jersey, Inc. (PLAN/NJ) is a unique statewide non-profit organization. We provide solutions to families concerned about support and quality of life issues for a loved one who has a disability or mental illness. We also provide resources and assistance to families with children who recently exited the Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) but are at risk for abuse or neglect.

The social services we provide include life planning, guardianship, advocacy, home-visit monitoring, family support and case management. The financial services we provided are Representative Payee for Social Security benefits and administration of Special Needs Trusts. Provide case management, advocacy and monitoring services to people who have disabilities and/or mental health challenges, as well as to children and families. Provide resources and outreach to help people improve their quality of life and ability to successfully function at home, school/work, and in the community. Home visits take place throughout New Jersey. Position is 65% field/ 35% in Somerville, NJ office.

Qualifications: BSW/BA/BS in human services, social work, or related area plus 2 years of experience working with people who have disabilities, mental health challenges, or with the Division of Child Protection &Permanency (DCP&P). Other social services or case work experience will be considered. A valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation are required.   

To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@plannj.org.

Primary Counselor

Date Posted: May 13, 2019

Employer: Turning Point

Job Description: Turning Point is seeking full time Primary Counselors for our Paterson, New Jersey location to provide comprehensive treatment services to include individualized treatment plans, individual and group therapy and facilitation of appropriate discharge plans. Turning Point is an addiction treatment and recovery organization headquartered in Paterson, New Jersey. Turning Point treats more than 3,000 individuals on an annual basis, providing sub-acute medical detox, short-term residential, halfway house, outpatient at facilities in Paterson, Whitehouse Station, Lakewood, and Verona. Our programs are built on evidence-based practices with an emphasis on education, treatment and prevention.

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Assess client needs and provide each client with an individualized treatment plan.
  • Conduct individual and group counseling sessions with clients.
  • Present didactic sessions on chemical dependency and other related issues.
  • Document individual and group counseling sessions using the D.A.P. method.
  • Arranges for family members of clients to participate in the Family Program/Visitation.
  • Perform family counseling as needed.   Refer to Family Counselor or designee as appropriate
  • Coordinate client’s medical treatment with medical department or outside facility as indicated.
  • Act as Case Manager for assigned clients.
  • Perform all reporting and record keeping in accordance with Turning Point policy.
  • Participates in all clinical staff meetings.
  • Participate in weekly supervision meetings and monthly Grand Rounds.
  • Coordinate discharge planning for caseload clients in coordination with the assigned discharge coordinator or case manager.
  • Responsible for knowing and enforcing Turning Point Policy and Procedure.
  • Responsible for maintaining status of credentials and continuing education courses.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs all other duties as necessary or as assigned by supervisor.

Education:

  • MA/MSW or BA with CADC; licensure preferred but not required.

Experience: 

  • NJSAMS experience preferred.
  • Strong Knowledge of 12 Step Programs.
  • 1-3 years counseling experience.

Interested candidates may contact Human Resources at (973) 239-9400 ext. 153 or send resumes to cdavenport@turningpointnj.org.  

Social Work Supervisor

Date Posted: May 10, 2019

Application Deadline: May 24, 2019

Job Title: Social Work Supervisor

Location/Hours: Northern State Prison, Newark, NJ; Full-time

Employer: NJ Department of Corrections 

Job Description: Under the direction of the superintendent or other supervisory staff members, has charge of social work programs and services in an adult or juvenile correctional institution or other agency; does related duties.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work; two (2) years of professional experience in the delivery of social work to social offenders, one (1) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity in the administration of a correctional social service program. A graduate field placement in Social Work, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-supervisory experience indicated.

Preferred Qualifications: Four (4) years of professional experience in the delivery of social work to social offenders, three (3) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity in the administration of a correctional social service program. A graduate field placement in Social Work, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-supervisory experience indicated.

Forward your application to Nikiva Harris, Personnel Assistant 1, Regional Personnel Services, Region 2, EJSP, Lock Bag “R”, Rahway, NJ  07065. E-mailed resumes may be sent to Lisa.Persaud@doc.nj.gov.

Include resume, copy of degree or transcripts (unofficial acceptable), posting title and number, e-mail address. Posting title and number must be included in the subject line of e-mail; all attachments must be sent in PDF or Word format only.

Clinician

Date Posted: May 8, 2019

Employer: Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County

Location/Hours: Monroe/Milltown with the possibility of home visits; Part-time or fee for service

Job Description: Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County seeks LSWs and LCSWs to provide individual, group, couples, and family counseling. The candidate will be responsible for the completion of necessary documents and collaboration with other professionals when needed.

If interested in applying, please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to office@jfsmiddlesex.org.

School Counselor

Date Posted: May 7, 2019

Employer: Morris School District (MSD)

Location: Morristown, NJ

Job Description: The Morris School District (MSD), located in Morristown, NJ, approximately 35 miles outside of New York City, is hiring a school counselor with a certificate in school social work for the 2019-2020 school year. A school counselor/social worker who is bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred. The MSD is a suburban, publicly-funded school district that educates approximately 5,200 students preschool through high school. The district implements innovative educational practices with students from a wide variety of backgrounds. 

To apply, visit the district website and human resources website.

Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker

Date Posted: May 3, 2019

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

Employer: The Legal Aid Society

Location: Manhattan, NY

Job Description: The Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Practice has openings for Forensic Social Workers in its Manhattan office to provide client services. While working closely with the Criminal Defense attorneys, the Forensic Social Worker's (FSW) primary role is to interview clients, and any collateral contacts, with the goal of gathering a life history to highlight mitigating circumstances such as mental illness, drug addiction, trauma and/or chronic poverty leading to a client's involvement in the criminal justice system. The FSW will then advocate for an alternative to detention, an alternative to incarceration, or lesser sentence, based on mitigating factors. The FSW will evaluate clients and recommend a treatment program. The FSW will fill out necessary paperwork and provide supporting documents to facilitate a client's interview with a program and/or to assure a client's acceptance into a program. The FSW educates the client about treatment options, offers crisis intervention, and short term counseling. The FSW provides essential information to attorneys about clients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-psycho-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (i.e. school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client's readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc.

Secondary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements - Training and Qualifications:

  • A MSW degree and NYS certification in social work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to interface with judges, district attorneys and correctional personnel
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Ability to write persuasively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model

To apply, visit https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1143211&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000453121606#/

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Professional Counselor

Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Employer: Elizabeth Barton, LCSW, LLC and Associates

Location/Hours: Brick, New Jersey; Part time or full time

Job Description: The office of Elizabeth L Barton, MSW, LCSW, and Associates is an established and fast-growing mental health private practice located in northern Brick, N.J. Flexible, part or full-time hours are available for daytime, evening, and weekends to treat children, adolescents, adults, couples, and to facilitate therapeutic support groups. Congenial, pleasant atmosphere; beautifully decorated, comfortable offices. Excellent opportunity to grow your professional career within our practice!

Qualifications:

  • One year experience
  • Licensed clinical social worker/licensed professional counselor

If interested in applying, send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth L. Barton at profbarton@hotmail.com or call 732-286-7700.

Housing Advocate

Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Employer: Breaking Ground

Location: Manhattan, New York

Job Description: In 1990, a small group of people came together to bring to scale a new model of housing for people who were experiencing or at risk of homelessness - permanent supportive housing. The result was Breaking Ground's Times Square residence. 

Nearly 30 years later, the Times Square remains the largest supportive residence in the country, and thousands of people have been able to escape or avoid life on the streets by finding a home in one of its 652 apartments. 

Today, Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with wraparound services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness. 

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home. 

The Housing Advocate will contribute to solving homelessness by providing supportive case management and housing placement services to chronic street homeless individuals in our Manhattan catchment area (As defined through Breaking Ground’s  partnership with the Manhattan Outreach Consortium).  Specifically, they will work with the client to deliver comprehensive housing placement and case management services that include but are not limited to obtaining a TB test, securing income (in collaboration with the Entitlements Unit), obtaining identification, completing psychosocial assessments, facilitating psychiatric evaluations, complete the HRA 2010e and other appropriate housing applications, and to secure safe haven, stabilization bed, and ultimately permanent housing placement.  Housing Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing.  The Housing Advocate will also work with anyone who is street homeless in the Street to Home catchment area to the extent that it is in compliance with program operations and agency mission. The Housing Advocate is required to respond to 311's during his/her shift and canvass for clients during cold/hot weather alerts.  The Housing Advocate will work closely with clients, members of the Street to Home team, including the Team Leader, and partner agencies to prepare clients for permanent housing.  

Essential Duties:

  • Engage chronically street homeless individuals on the streets of Manhattan     
  • Assess clients for appropriate housing environment       
  • Complete housing applications 
  • Escort clients to appointments to obtain benefits, medical checkups, etc. 
  • Communicate with team members through progress notes, program databases, reports, staff meetings, and weekly clinical supervision 
  • Liaise with other service providers on behalf of clients    
  • Perform other related duties as assigned                          

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience  

Experience:  

  • Preference given to those with experience working among homeless individuals

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and problems solving skills
  • Preference given to those bilingual in Spanish and English 

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid driver's license with driving record that is in good standing
  • Maintaining a good driving record (as defined by the organization) is a condition of employment

Computer Skills:  

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Microsoft Access database 

Other Skills:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic team environment and willingness to shift easily between various responsibilities.  This position will require street outreach and engagement of homeless individuals.  Available shifts may include 5:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

To apply, visit https://usr55.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cxb/Posting/View/236

Team Leader - Outreach

Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Employer: Breaking Ground

Location: Manhattan, New York

Job Description: In 1990, a small group of people came together to bring to scale a new model of housing for people who were experiencing or at risk of homelessness - permanent supportive housing. The result was Breaking Ground's Times Square residence. 

Nearly 30 years later, the Times Square remains the largest supportive residence in the country, and thousands of people have been able to escape or avoid life on the streets by finding a home in one of its 652 apartments. 

Today, Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with wraparound services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness. 

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home. 

The Team Leader (TL) works with street homeless individuals in Manhattan, as well as those engaged in the Grand Central Partnership catchment area.  TL will supervise a team of up to 9 Housing Advocates including weekly supervision, team meetings, performance planning, and scheduling. The TL will conduct street outreach, engaging individuals to determine homelessness history, services needed and appropriate placement options. The TL will be responsible for gaining a holistic understanding of the homeless population in their respective catchment area/program and will work in collaboration with the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, second Team Leader, and other relevant parties to implement appropriate housing and service solutions.  

The TL will be expected to provide clinical, case management, and operational guidance to his/her supervisees, help coordinate outreach activities and operations, and will be responsible for ensuring that all required reporting, paperwork, procedures and protocols are followed. When applicable, the TL will be trained in performing 9.58 removals and will be expected to clinically evaluate situations and determine when a removal is necessary. The TL will spend extensive time conducting field work. The incumbent will respond to community concerns, oversee Code Red/Blue alerts, help to identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hotspots/encampments, liaison with partner agencies (MOC & GCP), collaborate with fellow program supervisory staff, and complete necessary reports and documentation.  

Essential Duties:

  • Provide clinical direction, leadership and direct supervision of up to 9 Housing Advocates
  • Collaborate with program supervisory staff to meet program goals       
  • Conduct outreach, engaging and assessing homeless adults
  • Assess and evaluate client safety, involuntary removals, and other clinical interventions
  • Respond to community concerns, including 311 calls, inquiries routed through GCP, and encampment engagement
  • Provide leadership during Code Blue/Red Alerts
  • Coordinate delivery of care with other agencies 
  • Ensures completion of required documentation, including reports and data entry
  • Perform other related duties as assigned      

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Preferred 5 years working with homeless or disabled populations and supervisory experience
  • Excellent assessment skills, creative, person centered problem solving, ability to delegate and motivate.  Should possess excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to communicate and work with diverse populations. Detail oriented and can manage team tasks, excellent verbal and written communication
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, LMSW preferred 
  • Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Excel, PowerPoint and Access preferred 

To apply, visit https://usr55.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cxb/Posting/View/219.

Program Director/LCSW

Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Employer: Jewish Renaissance Foundation

Location/Hours: Perth Amboy High School, 300 Eagle Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ 08861; Monday-Friday 8am-4pm and some weekend and evening hours for meetings and events

Job Summary: Established in 1996, the Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) is a nonprofit organization that currently serves more than 6,000 people in Middlesex County each year providing support services in the areas of Community Development, and Training, Youth and Family Services, Employment Training, Education and Childcare, and Healthcare Services.

If you are seeking a position within an organization whose vision is to overcome poverty and hopelessness by providing individuals, children and families, with essential health, human services, community development and youth programs regardless of culture, faith, and economic status then consider a position with the Jewish Renaissance Foundation.

The Mission of School Based Youth Services Program (SBYSP) is to provide youth with services that are holistic, promotive, and protective of healthy adolescent development and well-being. With a focus on relentlessly advancing healthy adolescent development and well-being, our Vision to create a supportive community where youth are part of a service network that provides them with safety, concrete support in times of need, and opportunities to practice skills of self-determination.

The Program Director will serve as the program’s full-time supervisor responsible for day to day activities, and ensuring administrative functions are performed at the site. This individual is also responsible for developing comprehensive social service programs that meet the needs of the students and meet the requirements of the program. Including, but not limited to the following core program components: mental health counseling, employment counseling, substance abuse counseling, preventative health, learning support, pregnancy
prevention, recreation/enrichment, violence prevention, peer mediation, bullying prevention and referral services; guided by the following core principles:

  • Youth-guided services
  • Culturally and linguistically competent
  • Trauma-informed services
  • Strength-based approach to service delivery
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Proactive problem-solving approach

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily function of SBYSP at the PAHS main campus and additional servicing campuses
  • Responsible for meeting and evaluating goals and objectives of SBYSP
  • Adhere to local, state and private funding requirements in a timely manner (including quarterly and fiscal reports, MOU's, and developing contracts)
  • Collaborate community partners, district teaching staff, guidance, and Child Study Team Staff, to achieve program goals through appropriate signed releases, under monitoring of DCF- Office of School Linked Services
  • Facilitate referrals to community agencies, as needed
  • Provide assessments, as well as individual and group support services to PAHS students and their families, including academic support, mentoring, post-high school planning support, case management services and information and referral services
  • Supervise staff in the development of counseling goals that facilitate optimal treatment outcomes for each assigned case
  • Complete group observations to support staff and complete the Staff Reflection Tool
  • Monitor compliance with all appropriate permissions for counseling/limits of confidentiality and releases of information for assigned cases
  • Chart and manage all client contact and case management on designated SBYSP forms
  • Supervise and assist with conflict resolutions and mediations along with the staff and ensure the accurate completion of the peer mediation and conflict resolution forms
  • Audit records in compliance with agency and state requirements
  • Participate in recreational activities and educational workshops as a chaperone and/or facilitator
  • Adhere to ethical standards as per agency, state, and federal mandates
  • Act to align program goals with the strategic direction and needs of the agency, and ensure staff understands how their work relates in complying and achieving regulations and performance standards.
  • Make recommendations and action plans for yearly SBYSP program focus and budget
  • Pursue and execute funding proposals
  • Interview, select and supervise all program staff
  • Responsible for maintaining the online time management system up-to-date and accurate, for all program staff.
  • Responsible for the completion of annual performance appraisals of reporting staff.
  • Attend all meetings as required by the state and agency
  • Perform other responsibilities as determined by the leadership team

Qualifications:

  • Clinical Social Worker license required (LCSW) required; attaining in near future will be considered
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, and/or a similar field
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in social service, preferably in work related with family and youth development and/or case management; school-based; nonprofit; or in child protective services
  • At least two (2) years supervisory experience and a history of working in collaboration with youth and community
  • Bicultural and bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Must be compassionate and have good facilitation and communication skills
  • Able to work effectively with colleagues throughout the organization and build professional relationships with administrative school staff.
  • Well organized and able to respond quickly and effectively to untoward and emergency circumstances.
  • Understands and uses the basic functions of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet applications to effectively access resources and complete required tasks.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure with multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to train staff to reach a level of knowledge considered intermediate to experienced.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be culturally sensitive.
  • Able to occasionally travel outside New Jersey

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Employer: Jewish Renaissance Foundation

Location/Hours: JRF Community Health Center, Edison, NJ; Part-time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Job Summary: Established in 1996, the Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) is a nonprofit organization that currently serves more than 6,000 people in Middlesex County each year providing support services in the areas of Community Development and Training, Youth and Family Services, Employment Training, Education and Childcare, and Healthcare Services.

If you are seeking a position within an organization whose vision is to overcome poverty and hopelessness by providing individuals, children and families, with essential health, human services, community development and youth programs regardless of culture, faith, and economic status, then consider a position with the Jewish Renaissance Foundation.

On August 11, 2015, the JRF was awarded a grant to open up a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and provide comprehensive, high quality primary and preventative healthcare services to the uninsured and medically underserved residents of the Township of Edison and neighboring communities. As a result, we have been bestowed the unique position to meet the increasing demand for primary and preventative care to these residents by providing adult & family medicine, gynecology, pediatrics, dentistry and mental  health/substance abuse services in an ambulatory care setting.

The JRF Community Health Center (JRF-CHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center. The role of the part-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is to provide behavioral health and substance abuse interventions to an underserved population in collaboration with our primary care medical team. This can include assessment and evaluation, crisis intervention, individual and group therapy, patient education, referral and related services. Schedule is flexible and can be established based on availability and patient needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assessing patients, utilizing therapeutic techniques, and providing supportive counseling to individuals and groups.
  • Evaluate clients, needs and develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Advocate on behalf of the client and make referrals for appointments.
  • Consistently and accurately documents treatment sessions and profiles in a timely fashion using EMR system.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships and ongoing communication with the team, staff members, patients, clients, and families.
  • Crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Provide clinical support to Medical Staff.
  • Maintain required patient documentation
  • Work cooperatively and cohesively with other members of the multidisciplinary team, including participation in medical staff meetings and trainings.
  • Prepare records, and complete internal reports.
  • Attend all staff meetings, day retreats, committee meetings, and any other mandatory grantor and/or agency meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CMO and/or the CEO to support health center goals.

Requirements:

  •  Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Master's degree in social work.
  • Two years’ experience of clinical social worker experience in health care setting.
  • Must have proven skills in clinical intervention, substance abuse, bio-psychosocial assessment, and case planning.
  • Strong mental/behavioral health and substance abuse diagnosis and psychiatric medication knowledge.
  • Must be able to present self in a professional manner to be an effective representative of the corporation.
  • Experience working with the underserved population a plus.
  • Culturally competent.
  • Working knowledge of EMR Record systems, ECW preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and writing).
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism, compassion, and respect, for all individuals.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to jobs@jrfnj.org, attention Wilnelya Bosques, Human Resources Director.

Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker-PRDU

Date Posted: April 24, 2019

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 

Employer: The Legal Aid Society

Location: Manhattan, New York

Job Description: The Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Practice is seeking a Forensic Social Worker (FSW) in the Parole Revocation Defense Unit (PRDU). While working closely with the PRDU attorneys and legal staff, the FSW will interview and assess clients for substance use and mental health issues. The FSW will recommend a treatment program and testify at parole violation hearings as an expert witness at the Rikers Island Judicial Center. The FSW will complete necessary paperwork and provide supportive documents to facilitate a client's interview with a program and/or to assure a client's acceptance into a program. The FSW educates the client about treatment options and offers crisis intervention and supportive counseling.

This position is Rikers Island-based practice with an office at the Water Street location. Candidates must be willing to travel to the Rikers Island Judicial Center regularly.

Primary and Secondary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Interview and assess clients for substance abuse and mental health treatment needs
  • Identify appropriate services for clients and facilitate applications and interviews with programs
  • Provide verbal advocacy on behalf of clients in administrative law proceedings
  • Interface with judges, Parole Revocation specialists, and correctional personnel
  • Negotiate with community-based treatment centers
  • Assess a client's readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence services, mental health counseling, MICA programs, supportive housing programs, shelters, etc.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have an MSW degree and NYS certification in social work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills and experience working with individuals with the following special needs: MICA, physical illness and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Excellent writing, verbal, organization, and computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model
  • Commitment to protecting the rights of alleged parole violators
  • Proficiency in Spanish is desirable, but not required
  • Experience working in a correctional facility preferred

To apply, visit https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1143211&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000436102006#/.

Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker (Bronx)

Date Posted: April 24, 2019

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 

Employer: The Legal Aid Society

Location: Bronx, New York

Job Description: The Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Practice has openings for Forensic Social Workers in its Bronx office to provide client services. While working closely with the Criminal Defense attorneys, the Forensic Social Worker's (FSW) primary role is to interview clients, and any collateral contacts, with the goal of gathering a life history to highlight mitigating circumstances such as mental illness, drug addiction, trauma and/or chronic poverty leading to a client's involvement in the criminal justice system. The FSW will then advocate for an alternative to detention, an alternative to incarceration, or lesser sentence, based on mitigating factors. The FSW will evaluate clients and recommend a treatment program. The FSW will fill out necessary paperwork and provide supporting documents to facilitate a client's interview with a program and/or to assure a client's acceptance into a program. The FSW educates the client about treatment options, offers crisis intervention, and short term counseling. The FSW provides essential information to attorneys about clients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-psycho-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (i.e. school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client's readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc.

Secondary Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A MSW degree and NYS certification in social work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to interface with judges, district attorneys and correctional personnel
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Ability to write persuasively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model

To apply, visit https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1143211&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000453126406#/.

Domestic Violence Response Team Administrator

Date Posted: April 22, 2019

Employer: Women Aware, Inc. 

Job description: This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) Administrator and will be amended as needed to meet program priorites of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract. This position reports to the Coordinator of Advocacy Services.

Qualifications:      

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills required
  • Part time, regular evenings, weekends as needed. 

General Responsibilities: At the direction of and in collaboration with the Coordinator of Advocacy Services, the DVRT Administrator, in partnership with Middlesex County Police Departments, is responsible for maintaining all current Domestic Violence Response Teams. The DVRT Administrator is responsible for coordinating Women Aware’s outreach and community education efforts. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the DVRT program – ensures DVRT program is in compliance with best practice standards established by the NJCBW; develops and generates outcome measures for the DVRT program for the purpose of implementing program improvements.
  • Responds to and addresses all training requests.  Develops, coordinates, and facilitates agency 40-hour training. 

Specific Duties:

  • Work closely with all DVRT leaders and volunteers to provide supervision, training, support and guidance.  Attends regular DVRT team meetings.  Submits summary of meeting minutes.
  • Work to ensure continuous quality of program by coordinating with agency staff and volunteers.
  • Serves as a liaison with the DVLO with any ongoing communications and assists DVLO in interviewing and selecting DVRT team leaders and DVRT volunteers.
  • Attends DVLO meetings sponsored by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.  Attends statewide DVRT Coordinators meetings at NJCBW.
  • Coordinates follow-up with clients and linkages with additional services as indicated.
  • Provide victims with legal information/options under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, referrals, safety planning, and supportive counseling
  • Provide direct services to DV victims which includes explaining the judicial process/system and providing court preparation and court accompaniment for restraining order hearings.
  • Maintains and submits all agency required statistical reports.
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, interdepartmental meetings, in-services, supervision, etc.
  • Alert Supervisor to any safety concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.
 

Substance Use Counselor

Date Posted: April 18, 2019

Application Deadline: May 22, 2019

Employer: Workit Health

Location/Hours: Trenton, NJ; Full-time

Job description: Workit Health is an innovative digital health company based in Ann Arbor, MI. We provide support services and treatment for substance use disorders, including Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder and alcohol use disorder. Workit Health offers online telecounseling and telemedicine services as well as a customized digital program to support clients around the clock. We have been operating clinics in Michigan and California and are now expanding to Trenton NJ. Workit Health is an exciting, fast-paced, dynamic place to be, and very rewarding work!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with in-person induction visits 2-3 times per week
  • Communicate with clients via our digital platform on a regular basis. Consult with Workit Health’s partnering medical providers to coordinate patient care.
  • Provide a full range of supportive SUD services including brief individual text-based counseling, intensive counseling, case management, and consultations to support strength-based discharge planning and continuity of care.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, all per Workit Health's mission and guidelines.
  • Participate in case conferencing with clinical supervisor and director to assess client needs, progress, documentation, and exit planning.
  • Prepare all related treatment documentation in accordance with applicable organizational and state standards in a clear, thorough, and timely manner. Experience with electronic health records essential.
  • Participate in care management for clients through our digital platform, in person, and on the phone.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations. Provide client and/or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Coordinate with service providers outside of the organization to market, refer, and collaborate enhancing client care.

Minimum qualifications: Master's level education, certification or license in addiction treatment or social work. 

Preferred qualifications: LMSW, experience in telemedicine and addiction treatment

To apply, submit cover letter and resume at https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=substance+use+counselor+medication+assisted+treatment+outpatient+clinic&jk=a9d633fce7df5435&_ga=2.113743623.1432739009.1555605389-1210207135.1549317555.

Clinician

Date Posted: April 16, 2019

Employer: Serenity at Summit

Location/Hours: 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union NJ; Full-Time

Job Description: The Clinician is responsible for providing confidential addiction counseling, education and support to individuals, families, and the community, and for promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy choices.  Under the supervision of a Executive Director or Clinical Director, the Clinician will provide addiction services including, but not limited to, assessment, group, individual, and family sessions, and other modalities to clients and their families according to demonstrated competence.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Essential Job Functions:

  • Assessing clients using the ASI, CASI, or other standardized or evidence-based assessment tools and diagnosing clients for substance disorders using the DSM 5
  • Obtaining previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode
  • Collaborating with the client in order to develop a written treatment plan that is client-centered and recovery oriented and includes goals and measurable objectives
  • Providing the substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan
  • Reviewing clients throughout the treatment episode according to ASAM, to determine the need for continued services or discharge/transfer
  • Reviewing and, where necessary, revising the substance abuse counseling portion of the client treatment plan to address emerging problems
  • Developing the client discharge/transfer plans to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care
  • Contacting referral sources, providing case consultation and coordination with referral sources (for example: mental health treatment providers, criminal justice agencies, schools, employers, Child Protection Services)
  • Participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team for assigned clients
  • Providing active case consultation
  • Documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client's clinical record, providing appropriate signatures and dating of such entries, including those made in electronic records
  • Positively promotes Summit Behavioral Health to prospective clients and employees.

Other Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • LCADC, CADC, LCSW, LPC preferred, or related license in process.
  • Licensed clinical professional doing work of an addiction counselor preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency.

Competencies - Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ability to assess, plan services, and deliver services to individuals in need of substance abuse treatment.
  • Ability to establish rapport, systematically gather data, determine the readiness for individual treatment and change, and apply accepted criteria for diagnosis of substance use disorders.
  • Ability to screen for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, and withdrawal symptoms.
  • Ability to screen for danger to self or others.
  • Ability to screen for co-occurring mental health issues.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data to determine treatment recommendations and priorities.
  • Ability to formulate mutually agreed-upon, measurable treatment goals and objectives in conjunction with the individual served.
  • Demonstrated adherence to acceptable ethical and behavioral standards of conduct.
  • Participation in continuing Professional Development.
  • Understands the benefits and limitations of toxicology testing procedures.
  • Knowledge of strategies for treating alcohol, cocaine, and other drug abuse.
  • Knowledge of medication-assisted therapy.
  • Skilled in meeting client needs in keeping with state required staff-to-client ratio.
  • Ability to provide education and information to individuals and groups, through formal and/or informal processes, concerning their substance abuse.
  • Ability to identify client needs that cannot be met by the counselor or agency and assists clients to utilize the support systems and community resources available.  Demonstrated knowledge of accepted principles of client record management.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs during emergency drills or situations.

To apply, visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Apply/79943.

Civil Practice Forensic Social Worker-HHP

Date posted: April 15, 2019

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019, 11:59pm

Employer: The Legal Aid Society - Civil Practice

Location/ hours: Bronx, New York

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have an MSW degree and New York State certification in social work (LMSW)
  • Experience in and/or commitment to advocacy on behalf of low-income people is strongly desired
  • Ability to interface with court personnel
  • Ability to negotiate with community-based treatment provider 
  • Ability to quickly develop treatment plans
  • Strong organizational and court advocacy skills 
  • Excellent writing, verbal, organization, and computer skills 
  • Ability to work within a team model and an interest in research 
  • Ability to handle a high volume of individual cases and respond to the needs of community-based organizations 
  • Proficiency in languages other than English is required

Job description: The Legal Aid Society's Civil Practice has an opening for a Forensic Social Worker to provide legal assistance in the Housing Help Program (HHP). The HHP provides clients with legal and social services with the dual objectives of preventing the immediate threat of homelessness and stabilizing families over time to reduce the risk of homelessness in partnership with social services agencies. The HHP is structured as an early-intervention model targeting tenants from specific neighborhoods and screening and conducting intake when they are first sued in Housing Court or need an affirmative case brought to preserve their housing and prevent homelessness. The Forensic Social Worker works as a team with the Staff Attorneys. This interdisciplinary team intakes eligible clients together to conduct an initial needs assessment. This assessment will include a determination of the need for social services to support the legal services, including but not limited to providing essential housing-related benefits assistance.

For more information, and to apply, visit https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1143211&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000477574206#/.

Case Worker II

Date Posted: April 12, 2019

Employer: Women Aware

Hours: Full-time

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will. This position reports to the Coordinator of Residential Services.

Qualifications:               

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • DV and case management experience preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred

General Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Coordinator of Residential Services, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to residential victims of domestic violence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management, crisis intervention, and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide the following direct services: Answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening. Responsible for orienting residents to communal living residential facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay. Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy. Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis.
  • Documentation: maintain case records for clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, document hotline calls, intakes, discharges, incidents, assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Facilitate weekly client in-house meetings.
  • Documentation of the CACFP program’s Child Menu Binder and Daily Attendance Records, and other as needed and assigned. 
  • Maintain and submit timely and accurately statistics.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including CACFP program.
  • Provide coverage for coworkers as needed.  May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage.  May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by Coordinator of Residential Services.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Coordinator of Residential Services.

Please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.

PALS Case Worker II

Date Posted: April 12, 2019

Employer: Women Aware

Hours: Full-time (Monday through Friday) and evenings

Job Description: This is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the PALS Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will. This position reports to the PALS Coordinator

Qualifications:               

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • DV and group experience preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills required
  • Bilingual-Spanish required

General Responsibilities: In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to adult victims of domestic violence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.
  • Work collaboratively with Agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services. 

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual weekly case management for PALS adults, group counseling, client advocacy, crisis intervention, resources and referrals.
  • Manage childcare program; following monthly PALS theme curriculum as appropriate. 
  • Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly. Manage client database and hotline call log.
  • Timely and accurately input statistics into the appropriate spreadsheets.
  • Assist with submitting reports such as:  monthly program report, FVPSA, DV core stats, and PALS programmatic report to the PALS Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Licensed Outpatient Therapist

Date Posted: April 9, 2019

Employer: Serenity Solutions

Location/Hours: Philadelphia, PA; Part-time

Job Description: Serenity Solutions, LLC is a psychotherapy private practice located in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA. We specialize in working with adults struggling with anger, anxiety, perinatal, and addiction issues using behavioral-based therapies. We are currently expanding and seeking a part-time (10-20 clinical hours per week), fee-for-service licensed therapist to join our practice. We provide the clients and do the marketing for you. We are seeking a skilled therapist who is passionate about helping clients understand what is getting in the way of living the life they want, offering tools to work around those road blocks, and supporting them to make changes to live a valued, meaningful life. Candidates should be:

  • Interested in specializing in a very marketable niche that allows you to see as many clients as you want and make a difference
  • Interested in working with motivated clients who want to learn and grow
  • Someone who wants to spend more time helping your clients and growing as a clinician and less time on unnecessary paperwork
  • Someone who wants to feel valued by your employer
  • Independent, organized, driven and collaborative
  • A fully licensed therapist in Pennsylvania

Job Requirements:

  • Masters or Doctoral Degree in a mental health discipline including social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology
  • Fully licensed in PA as an LCSW, LPC, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist
  • Training and/or experience with a behavioral therapy including CBT, ACT, MBCT, or DBT
  • Experience with anxiety and anger issues is preferred. Experience with perinatal issues and addictions is a plus.
  • Willing to work 15-25 hours per week (including clinical hours, clinical consultation, administrative work, and other non-clinical work)
  • Cannot be credentialed with any insurance companies
  • Cannot have your own private practice

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume/CV, indicating licensure, experience in above areas of specialty and experience and training in behavioral therapies to Alisa Kamis-Brinda, LCSW, LCADC at alisa@serenitysolutionstherapy.com. Applications will not be considered if a cover letter is not included.

Youth/Adolescent Therapist

Date Posted: April 8, 2019

Employer: New Jersey MENTOR

Location/Hours: Based out of Mt. Laurel, NJ (covering southern and central counties); Full-time with flexible hours

Job Description: Provides psychotherapy to individuals to aid a client or consumer in problems of living with the goal of increasing an individual's sense of their own well-being. Employs a range of techniques based on experiential relationship building, dialogue, communication and behavior change that is designed to improve the mental health of a client or patient, or to improve group relationships (such as in a family).

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Conducts psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment by interviewing the child and family (if applicable), and transcribing or dictating relevant information for client records.
  • Provides individual, family and/or group therapies using various treatment modalities.
  • Develops individualized treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team to include but may not be limited to:  The Department of Children and Families, District Family Safety/Community Based Care Provider, Juvenile Justice Counselor (if applicable), and child targeted case manager (if one is assigned).
  • Works with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate other treatment initiatives including school performance, permanency, and reunification planning.
  • Develops and coordinates discharge plan based on treatment, indicating all relevant aftercare needs and plans.  Accesses community resources that would be beneficial to client aftercare needs.
  • Attends regular treatment team staffing and level of care meetings.
  • Conducts educational groups for clients, families and foster parents. Provides documentation of foster parent educational in-services to adhere to foster parent licensing standards, assuring that the skills needed for treatment plan in the home environment are learned.
  • Prepares and trains the child’s biological or legal parents to resume care of their child when reunification is the goal (if applicable to the population being served).
  • Maintains current, legible and adequate medical record documentation in client’s chart.  Assures that all required client documentation is in their chart, including any foster parent and/or outside agency documentation pertaining to the client.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled face-to-face meetings with client and caretaker in order to monitor the child’s progress and discuss treatment strategies and services.  Attends regular staff meetings, clinical meeting and one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor to process current status of cases.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required: 

  • Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in human services field and three years’ experience. 
  • Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Licensed as required by state.
  • Physical Requirements: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

If interested in applying, please contact Grant Pulliam, Talent Recruiter, at 617-356-7385 or grant.pulliam@thementornetwork.com.

Professional Sports Crisis and Wellness Program Manager

Date Posted: April 2, 2019

Employer: Vibrant Emotional Health

Description: Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health’s groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.

Position Objective: The Professional Sports Crisis and Wellness Program Manager will be primarily working with the National Football League (NFL) and National Basketball Association (NBA). Areas of responsibility included day to day operations related to these two programs, including program implementation and oversight, training, quality improvement, data reporting and other areas critical to successful service delivery. This position will, at times, include direct consultation and training delivery to stakeholders from both the National Football League (NFL) and National Basketball League (NBA) as well as their affiliates.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with program director to plan, direct, coordinate, and lead activities for the NFL Life Line and NBA Mind/Health programs to ensure that goals, objectives and outcomes are accomplished for each program within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Help in the development and provision of tailored, culturally sensitive training materials and outreach messaging for both the NFL and NBA communities with the goal of reducing stigma related to mental health care in these populations
  • In conjunction with the program director, maintain and oversee the execution of the program work-plans, and policies and procedures
  • As requested, assist in crisis management planning and crisis response activities at the league and team level for both programs
  • Assist call center in monitoring calls and chats for NFL Life Line program in order to ensure a comprehensive QI program
  • Provide program and culture training for new call center staff for the NFL Life Line program. Keep call center abreast of events pertinent to the NFL community and callers on the NFL Life Line.
  • Act as a clinical resource for call center staff in the event they require clinical consultation regarding a specific case or imminent risk situation
  • Complete required and ad hoc data reports for both programs
  • Oversee and ensure program compliance with contractual requirements; assist in monitoring program budget compliance
  • Work in conjunction with Professional Sports Crisis and Wellness director on special projects as they arise

Required Skills:

  • Training and/or teaching experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and strategic planning skills
  • Courteous and professional manner
  • Documentation and report writing skills
  • Effective time management and good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree/certificate in one of the social sciences and clinical licensure required. If candidate holds a PhD, licensure eligibility acceptable.
  • Experience working with professional or college athletes (or as a professional or NCAA athlete yourself), or in the field of sports psychology strongly preferred
  • This position will require large-scale presentations and training provision so comfort with public speaking and/or in a teaching environment a requirement
  • Experience working in mental health program development, project management and quality assurance a plus
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced environment, where new projects and/or shifts in responsibilities may occur as program develops, is required
  • Applicant should have an interest working in the intersection of behavioral health, crisis intervention and the culture of professional sports and sensitivity towards the needs of this special population

Intensive In-Home Community Counselor (IIC)

Date Posted: March 29, 2019

Employer: Linking Hands Counseling

Location/Hours: Hudson, Bergen, Essex Counties; Full-Time/Part-Time/Per-Diem

Job Description: Linking Hands Counseling is a community based agency providing intensive in-home counseling services based out of Bergen, Essex, and Hudson Counties in New Jersey.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid New Jersey license for LSW, LAC, LCADC, LCSW & LPC
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in mental health field
  • Clean criminal background check 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual speaker is preferred but not required  

Job Responsibilities:

  • This is an exciting opportunity for professionals who are looking for a flexible, per diem, work schedule. Linking Hands Counseling is looking for licensed level clinicians (LAC,LPC & LCSW) to provide intensive in-community (IIC) psychotherapeutic services.
  • IICs are required to work in the community by conducting regularly scheduled therapeutic sessions in the home of youth and families, as well as create treatment plans
  • These are great opportunities for seasoned professionals as well as newly licensed professionals stepping into clinical work
  • Pay is competitive and commensurate to your experience. Bilingual professionals needed.
  • Submit progress notes, treatment plans, and monthly summaries in a timely manner

For more information, and to apply, please send your resume to ibaez@linkinghandscounseling.com.

Private Practice LSW/LCSW

Date posted: March 27, 2019

Employer: Modern Family Counseling, LLC

Location/hours: Chester, NJ; Part-time (flexible daytime, evening, or weekend hours)

Job Description: Established non-insurance group private practice offers outpatient counseling services to individuals, couples, and children/teens. Seeking an LSW or LCSW to work with children/teens/young adults. Great income opportunity to supplement your current job and gain experience in a private practice with free supervision, referrals, and no overhead costs.

Qualifications: 

  • Valid NJ licensure as LSW or LCSW
  • Must have at least 1 year experience working with children/teens

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to risalcsw@yahoo.com.

Per Diem Adoption Specialist

Date posted: March 27, 2019

Employer: Golden Cradle Adoption Services

Location/ hours: Cherry Hill, New Jersey (must be willing to commute in the northern New Jersey area); part time, as needed

Job description: The Per Diem Adoption Specialist will be working with adoptive parents to provide home study, post placement written reports, and adoption consulting. Applicants must be excellent writers adept in English usage and grammar. Well-written and comprehensive reports are required to be submitted within a specific time frame. You will need to have basic understanding of technology and be able to utilize your cell phone and computer with internet connection to perform tasks. This position is part-time, as needed.

Requirements:

  • CSW (LSW or LCSW is preferred)
  • Counseling abilities
  • Personable, good communicator, prompt and available, organized
  • Has reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations

To apply, please submit your resume to gcasadmin@goldencradle.org.

Case Worker One

Date posted: March 27, 2019

Employer: Women Aware

Hours: Full-time

Job description: Women Aware is seeking a candidate that can assist DV agency with case management services and personal care including cleaning, transportation, and menu preparation of victims of domestic violence.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Coordinator of Residential Services, carries the following responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff
  • Ensure that all Women Aware facilities, grounds, and vehicles are properly maintained and clean at all times and that all building code requirements and regulations are met
  • Provide individual case management, crisis intervention, and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession

Specific Duties:

  • Provide the following direct services: answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening. Responsible for orienting Safe House and PSH residents to facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay. Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy.
  • Responsible for weekly case management for PSH program
  • Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis
  • Responsible for cleaning of rooms and common spaces of residential facilities
  • Responsible for menu preparation. Purchase of sufficient, varied, and healthy food and cleaning supplies for residential clients. Place food orders, schedule food pick-ups, and keep track of receipts.
  • Responsible for completing monthly fire drills and ensuring records are kept up to date
  • Ensure that Agency grounds are kept clean and safe. Responsible for ensuring that the facility meets sanitation standards.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly client in-house meetings, staff meetings, supervision, and trainings as directed
  • May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage. May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by the by Coordinator of Residential Services.

Benefits Overview

Women Aware offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with an Agency match
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick, and personal leave

To apply, please send your resume to admin@womenaware.net.

LCSW (Full Time)

Date posted: March 21, 2019

Employer: Urban Health Plan

Location/hours: South Bronx and Corona, Queens, Full-Time

Job description: As key mental health professionals, the LCSW provides clinical assessments and psychotherapy in our Children and Adult Behavioral Health Divisions. We offer a comprehensive array of behavioral health services provide culturally relevant counseling for patients with depression, connecting patients to various community resources, collaborating with providers and members of the UHP team, and coordinating integrated patient care.

Some of the benefits available to associates of UHP:

  • Fully funded health insurance for yourself
  • 73.5% funded health insurance for your family
  • Dental insurance for you and your family
  • $50,000 term life Insurance
  • UHP contributions to a 401K
  • 20 vacation days per year
  • 6 personal days per year
  • 6 sick days per year
  • 9 paid holidays plus your birthday
  • Pre-tax savings accounts: health savings, babysitting and child care, transit and commuter benefits, disability benefits
  • Education
  • Free physical wellness classes: kickboxing, zumba, yoga, walks, salsa, spring into dance
  • Free nutrition programs: Weight Watchers, farmers market, shop healthy, cooking classes
  • Membership discounts
  • Tickets at work

If interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@urbanhealthplan.org or fax it to 718-991-1268.

Intensive In-Home Community Counselor (IIC)

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employer: Savia Community Counseling

Location: Hudson, Bergen, Essex, Union and Passaic Counties

Hours: Full-Time/Part-Time/Per-Diem

Job Description: Savia Community Counseling Services LLC is looking for professionals that are motivated and oriented to provide their knowledge to families and youth while promoting a positive change in their lives. Our goal is to provide high quality services with a strength-based approach.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid New Jersey license for LSW, LAC, LCADC, LCSW & LPC
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in mental health field
  • Clean criminal background check 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual speaker is preferred but not required  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic counseling services to children and families in their home.
  • Teach children and caregivers strategies to help manage maladaptive behaviors and high-risk behaviors while helping family to develop healthier family dynamics.
  • Deliver evidence based practices in compliance with agency policies and regulations.
  • Participate and collaborate with each of the child-family teams (CFT) which may consist of, but is not limited to, behavioral assistants, mentors, psychiatrists, teachers, care managers, DCP&P, school administration, and other community resources.
  • Participate in weekly/biweekly/monthly (depending on license requirements) supervision to discuss therapeutic process.
  • Create and implement treatment plans for each assigned youth.
  • Document all collaborations with the child family team (CFT).
  • Submit progress notes, treatment plans, and monthly summaries in a timely manner

For more information, and to apply, e-mail saviacommunitycounseling@gmail.com or call 201-699-0508.

Office Administrator

Date posted: March 14, 2019

Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Qualifications in secretarial studies will be an advantage
  • Bi-lingual a plus, but not required
  • High school diploma; Associates Degree in office administration or relevant field is preferred
  • Ability to multi task, attention to detail and a team player

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support in collaboration with the Executive Manager. Responsible for administrative tasks in the areas of bookkeeping, human resources and technology. Provide administrative support to all Women Aware programs.
  • Provide efficient & professional administrative support to the Executive Manager, CEO and COO.
  • Assist with all aspects for Board Meetings, Board Committees and Board files.
  • Assist with new hire paperwork and onboarding including office setup, phones and technology.
  • Assist with light bookkeeping including invoice processing, create requests and payroll processing.
  • Arrange conferences, appointments, and travel reservations.
  • Assist with agency PTO calendar on a weekly basis.
  • Provide coverage and backup support to Executive Manager with day to day operations.
  • Provide backup and basic IT support including trouble shooting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply, please submit your resume to admin@womenaware.net.

CUNY Start Curriculum and Professional Developer & Manager for Advisement

Date posted: March 8, 2019

Employer: CUNY START

Location/hours: Brooklyn, NY; Full-time

Job Description: CUNY Start is an intensive program for incoming college students, both high school and GED graduates, who need to increase their academic proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics prior to enrollment in college credit classes. The program offers two program models: a day-time program for 25 hours a week that provides advisement and instruction in math and writing/reading; and an afternoon/evening program for 12 hours a week that provides integrated academic advisement components. The overall program is recognized for its carefully designed curriculum, pedagogy, ongoing professional development and supportive educator approach. The CUNY Start Curriculum and Professional Developer & Manager for Advisement reports to the CUNY Start Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and six years related experience required.
  • ​Master’s degree in a related discipline strongly preferred.
  • Six years of experience administering and coordinating an educational, academic advising, mentoring, or social service program strongly preferred; teaching experience in adult education preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record in implementing programs that improve educational achievement specifically for underprepared students entering and/or transitioning into college; strong foundation of training and development experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated management experience working on and interacting successfully with college campus staff, including college and faculty and college admissions officers; experience managing multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines in a time-sensitive and dynamic, student-focused office.
  • Excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to collaborate in multiple team settings while also working independently.
  • Ability to receive and incorporate feedback.
  • Ability to travel throughout NYC and occasionally nationally for conferences.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evening hours and/or weekends as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain new advisor training curriculum; manage and support its implementation at CUNY Start/Math Start campuses and programs.
  • Plan and implement calendar of program-wide advisement professional development trainings each semester.
  • Draft and revise the program’s advisement model guidelines, protocols, and best practices, and ensure that advisors integrate changes into their practice; work closely with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction to communicate and assess the impact of the advisement curriculum and to modify approaches as needed.
  • Develop, maintain, update, and share program resources, materials, and tools via online platforms, campus team meetings, and individual advisor support.
  • Write, compile, and update the College Seminar course curriculum, aligning pedagogical practices with components of reading, writing, and math classes.
  • Coach and support advisors on curriculum execution, including lesson planning and instructional delivery.
  • Lead information sessions for the public and CUNY audiences about the CUNY Start advisement model.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply, visit https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=19576&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1.

Social Worker

Date posted: March 6, 2019

Employer: ES Healthcare

Location/hours: Brooklyn, NY; Full-time

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • ​Previous work experience in a helping role with children, teens, parents, or families
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong interest in learning Structural Family Therapy and working from a systemically-oriented perspective
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-home/community-based supportive services
  • Make safety and risk assessments regarding children's health, safety, and/or well-being and develops safety and intervention plans accordingly
  • Participate in all family court hearings and family team conferences 
  • Provide written court reports and collaborate with Family Service Unit (FSU) and Family Court Legal Services (FCLS) to prepare for all family court hearings
  • Collaborate with ACS (and other referral sources) to successfully engage families and transition them into specialized services, as needed
  • Make at least monthly home visits to assess the safety of the home environment
  • Provide advocacy and coaching to clients (off-site) to address any barriers to accessing any services needed by family members
  • Document all casework activity into city and state reporting systems

To apply, visit https://www.execu-search.com/job-seekers/292469/healthcare-allied-health.

Program Coordinator

Date posted: March 5, 2019

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation

Location/ hours: Passaic County, NJ. Part-time.

Job description: This position serves as coordinator and on-site facilitator for the PS2 Extended Day Program and is responsible for all aspects of the program including the recruitment of vendors, instructors, contracting with instructors, student enrollment, supervision of AmeriCorps Members, coordination with school administrators, and program reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in special education or related field, preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working with school age children in classroom or afterschool program setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgement.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Multi-task and work effectively as a member of a team.

If interested in applying, send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org.

Program Director

Date posted: March 5, 2019

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation

Location/ hours: Passaic County, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position oversees all facets of program operations for Hawthorn Supervised Apartment Program, the Supported Living Program, and the NJCDC Day Program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services field, preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in residential setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working with developmentally disabled.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to multi-task.
  • Valid, clean New Jersey driver’s license.

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensures overall performance of programs meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing, and supportive.
  • Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates program staff. 
  • Establishes the staff schedule.  Reviews and approves staff time sheets, vacation and holiday requests.
  • Coordinates the referral and admissions process.
  • Coordinates the planning for new residents to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program residents, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move-in date. 
  • Initiates and coordinates the ongoing Individual Habilitation Plan for each resident and ensures that all staff is active participants in the required components of this process.
  • Monitors the DTR progress for each resident.  Tracks progress related to residents’ IHP goals and objectives. 
  • Ensures the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and continuous quality improvement (CQI)  guidelines.
  • Reviews the daily logs, medication logs, communication log, activity sheets, and incident reports at least once every 72 hours to identify any errors, problems, trends, or issues which require intervention. 
  • Provides administrative &  programmatic support to the Director of Residential Operations
  • Works with Director of Residential Operations to ensure that program staff is thoroughly familiar with State licensing standards and policies and procedures of NJCDC’s residential programs. 
  • Assists Director of Residential Operations in new program development, including attending planning meetings.
  • Cooperates with the Department of Children and Families, Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services and the Office of Licensing during all investigations.

If interested in applying, send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org.

Temporary Disaster Recovery Specialist

Date posted: March 5, 2019

Employer: J&M Global Solutions

Location: Tallahassee, FL. 

Job description: Provide technical assistance and support to families to assist them with health, housing and social service needs as they recover from the disaster.

Qualifications: 

  • Requires BA and minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Should be knowledge of services to support families in transition.

To apply send resume and cover letter (include information on availability and the names/email addresses of three professional references) to hr@j-mglobal.com

Care Specialist

Date posted: March 5, 2019

Employer: Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Managed Long Term Supports and Services Team

Job description: This field-based position is accountable for the assessment and case management of our members to ensure facilitation of health care services. 

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) to four (4) years broad clinical experience.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in home care, discharge planning, or case management. Preferably with the elderly frail population.
  • Requires current licensure in the professional discipline appropriate to the care management program (e.g. Social Work or Behavioral Health.)
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years' experience in the managed care industry.
  • MLTSS Only: Prefers a minimum of two (2) years' experience in the managed care industry

To apply, visit www.careers@horizonblue.com

 

Officer, Planning and Evaluation

Date posted: March 5, 2019

Employer: John Templeton Foundation

Hours: Full-time. 

Job description: This positions collaborates with planning and evaluation and grantmaking colleagues to inform strategy, monitor grant portfolio performance, assess performance against expectations and the Foundation's mission, and provide insight that improves programmatic decision-making. 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in evaluation or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience conducting planning and evaluation in an academic or foundation setting
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience must include oversight of data collection, analytics, visualization and reporting of academic and public engagement data
  • Experience overseeing technical systems for data management, preferred

To learn more about this position, and to apply, visit www.templetoncareers.org.

Outpatient Counselors

Date posted: February 27, 2019

Employer: Navesink Counseling Associates

Location/hours: Red Bank, NJ. Part-time and per diem positions available

Job description: This position will provide outpatient counseling services to individuals, couples, and families. Supervision hours will be provided.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), required.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to knewland@navesinkcounseling.com.

Evening Counselor/ Therapist

Date posted: February 27, 2019

Employer: The Counseling Center

Location/ hours: Cherry Hill, NJ. Full-time, evening.

Qualifications:

  • Substance abuse license or certification, clean and active
  • Minimum one-year experience in substance abuse field
  • Experience conducting group sessions
  • Flexibility and willingness

Job responsibilities:

  • New patient intake and orientation
  • Facilities orientation groups with patients
  • Conducts group sessions for all patients
  • Addresses patient’s concerns and helps eliminate possibility of AMA
  • Provides case management
  • Documentation in patient medical record

If interested in applying, please view the online application here.

Therapists and Crisis Professionals

Date posted: February 27, 2019

Employer: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Adult Psychiatry and Crisis Center

Location/hours: Somerset, NJ. Various positions available including full- and part-time, and per diem.

Job description: This position provides assessment, prevention/intervention, education, treatment, and discharge services to adult psychiatric patients and their families.

Qualifications:

  • Counseling degree from an accredited school or Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work
  • Two years or more related clinical experience, preferred
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience in a mental health setting, preferred
  • NJ State Licensure LCSW, LPC, preferred. LSW or LAC is acceptable depending on experience.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction skills
  • Experience with community marketing and referral development
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

To apply, please send resume to lisa.knothe@rwjbh.org.

Behavioral Health Counselor

Date posted: February 26, 2019

Employer: Henry J. Austin Health Center

Location/hours: Trenton, NJ. Full-time

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in in social work, required. Or Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
  • Valid licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed psychologist, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health clients.
  • Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals.
  • Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions.
  • Actively participate in meetings that support the integrated health care model to provide comprehensive care for clients.
  • Assist in the detection of “at risk” patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
  • Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.
  • Provide assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders.
  • Teach patients, families, and staff care, prevention, and treatment enhancement techniques.
  • Monitor the site’s behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

If interested in applying, send resume to Shelby Kuster at shelby.kuster@hneryjaustin.org with the subject line “BHC Application at HJAHC”.

Caregiver, Part-time

Date Posted: October 15, 2018

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019 (multiple positions available)

Employer: Hands to Help Home Care, LLC

Location/Hours: Various client homes within Middlesex County, NJ. Part-time.

Job Description: This position will assist self-directing individuals with physical disabilities who need help with personal care such as bathing, grooming, household chores, light housekeeping, paperwork, and errands.

If interested in applying, please call Sheri Nevis at 732-387-8525.

Back to top