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

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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.

Therapist

Date posted: September 27, 2021

Employer: Fishbird

Fishbird is a fluid identity practice that generates authenticity and joy in the postdigital age. We only align with people whose purposes are consistent with our own — visionaries and uncommon leaders committed with recreating reality as we know it.

Our 25+ years of deep work on ourselves and our corporate clients has allowed us to extend our services into the psychotherapy practice space. Under Fishbird management, the new practitioner-owned Fishbird psychotherapy practice offers individual (adult and child/adolescent), couples, and family psychotherapy. e Fishbird practice will be opening several locations in New Jersey over the next 18 months and is currently seeking clinicians looking to grow personally and professionally with our collective.

As a member of the Fishbird practice, your role will be to work alongside a knowledgeable and supportive team while maintaining autonomy over your own caseload and approach. Fishbird practice is looking for therapists to see approximately 20 patients per week, although you’ll have the flexibility to schedule your clients according to your life design.

Fishbird management provides monthly administrative/business training and guidance for clinicians, manages all back office needs, and is committed to a uniquely collaborative work environment. Fishbird practice is looking for providers who are committed to providing high quality, empirically-driven care.

  • Clinicians who specialize or work with children are encouraged to apply
  • Compensation is highly competitive, dependent on experience, degree and training
  • Licensed and license-eligible candidates welcome to apply
  • We especially encourage people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and skills to apply 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field.
  • Active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT, LPC) in the State of NJ or limited permit that allows for practice under the supervision of a licensed professional who is a psychologist or social worker.

To apply: please send your cover letter and CV to careers@fishbird.org

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Date posted: September 27, 2021

Application deadline: December 31, 2021

Employer: Newark Community Health Centers, Inc

Hours: Full-time

Location: Newark, NJ (multiple sites)

Qualifications: 

  • New graduates or experienced therapists are encouraged to apply
  • Fully Licensed LCSW; with an active license in the State of New Jersey
  • Dedication to providing the best patient care possible
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

To apply, send resume to Tanya Clarke, HR Director, at tclarke@nchcfqhc.org.

Data Manager

Date posted: September 24, 2021

Employer: Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers University- Newark

Hours: Part-time

Location: Newark, NJ; remote work available

Job description: Engage Fairmount, previously known as the Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood (NFPN), launched the Community School Initiative at Thirteenth Avenue Elementary School during the 2017-2018 school year. Nationally, community schools are recognized as “both a place and a set of partnerships between schools and other community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement leads to improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities (National Coalition for Community Schools).” The engage Fairmount model at Thirteenth Avenue School places a heavy emphasis on working collectively with the school and greater Fairmount neighborhood community. The purpose of the initiative is two-fold: (1) to organize and coordinate activity and actions in support of school improvement including attendance, parent and student engagement, holistic student support, and student academic achievement; and (2) to increase the capacity of the school community to support school improvement goals and to address challenges in a collective, constructive, and effective way. The 21st CCLC – Promise Youth University Data Manager oversees daily administration and maintenance of program data. The Data Manager is responsible for managing program files and all program data collection, including, but not limited to, entering and analyzing program data points, developing data reports, and actively participating in data management improvements. An innovative, clerical professional with data-entry experience is highly preferred. See the attached description for more information on this position. The position is funded through a grant-funded program, with funding through 2022. The position will be remote until further notice.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational and communication skills.
  • Needs to work well independently and to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Experience needed in data entry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • The ability to be detail oriented while managing multiple diverse tasks and assignments.
  • Data Manager should be sensitive to the complexity of entering multiple data points into various platforms and the challenges that can impact accuracy and therefore persistently innovate and maintain organization. 

To apply, please send resume and list of references to Shanequa Evans at shanequa.evans@rutgers.edu.

Bilingual Case Manager

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Employer: Helping Immigrant Thrive

Hours: Full-time

Location: New York, NY (Washington Heights)

Job description: Helping Immigrants Thrive (HimT) is a new nonprofit organization striving to support the undocumented immigrant community in New York City in their journey to financial self-sufficiency, independence, and a brighter future with dignity. As a pilot project HImT  is partnering with El Nido de Esperanza (El Nido), which seeks to disrupt the cycle of poverty by changing the first 1,000 days of a child’s life through an early, intensive two-generation approach.  Both organizations serve undocumented immigrant families in Washington Heights. Currently, El Nido has identified ten undocumented families that HImT will work with more intensively to determine specific needs for legal, health, job, housing and/or other assistance. 

Qualifications: 

  • BSW or MSW required, Bilingual, Case Management Experience
  • Prefer 1-2 years minimum of case management experience in the immigrant community, Excellent Writing Skills and 
  • Bilingual (Spanish- English) social worker with an entrepreneurial and problem-solving mindset, previous case management experience with immigrants or marginalized families, and a passion to serve those with multiple roadblocks to self-sufficiency. This will be the first hire of HImT and will work closely alongside the Nido team.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive intakes and provide case management to a caseload of ~ 10-15 families with a focus on long-term goal of financial and employment stability and legal status when possible.
  • Work collaboratively with families to set short and long-term goals
  • Assess eligibility for gaining legal status, referring to immigration lawyers as appropriate
  • Work with families to assess eligibility and apply for the recently passed NY states Excluded Workers Fund, rental assistance, and other programs, if eligible.
  • Oversee development of financial literacy, job-readiness, and ESL classes
  • Organize Know Your Rights workshops run by immigration lawyers
  • Explore and connect families to job training and placement opportunities
  • Help to build network of resources and local partners to which families can be referred.
  • Maintain case records
  • Work with HImT leaders and El Nido Executive Director to track data and metrics
  • Track referrals and provide advocacy

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Faith Miller, Board Member, Helping Immigrants Thrive at HelpingImmigrantsThrive@gmail.com.

Psychotherapist

Date posted: September 16, 2021

Employer: Anchor Therapy

Location: Hoboken, NJ

Hours: Part-time

Job description: Anchor Therapy, an established mental health group private practice in downtown Hoboken, NJ, is looking for a part-time (with potential for full-time) psychotherapist to join our group practice. The position is part-time (can turn into full-time work if desired) and requires evening and/or weekend hours. Once the caseload is built, we require a minimum of 15 clinical hours per week. Full-time work requires a minimum of 25 clinical hours per week. We are out-of-network with insurance and have a steady stream of referrals. Anchor Therapy therapists have the opportunity to work in a supportive, fun, professional, collaborative work environment with some of the best clients the Hoboken area has to offer. Our clients are motivated and higher functioning. Experience with children, adolescents, and/or young adults is desired.  Experience with CBT clinical skills is also desired. Candidate will be employee status so no need to worry about quarterly taxes, marketing expenses, or other overhead costs. We are an excellent place to make the jump from agency work to private practice.  You can do so while learning under the safety of an experienced, helpful group owner. 

Minimum Requirements are:

  • Current State of New Jersey license as a LCSW, LPC, LMFT, PsyD, PhD

  • Willing to work 15 clinical hours per week or more once caseload is built

  • Must be able to work nights and/or weekends

  • Minimum 2 years of mental health therapy experience 

  • Master's or Doctorate

For more information and to apply, please visit the online application here: https://www.anchortherapy.org/careers-counseling-job-position

Office Administrator (Part-time)

Date posted: September 13, 2021

Employer: The Princeton Center for MindBody Healing

Hours: Part-time

Job description: The Princeton Center for MindBody Healing, LLC is seeking a part time Office Administrator to work under the direction of the Office Manager; 10-15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, performing reception, billing and administrative duties.

We’re seeking a team member who places a high value on building trust and genuine connection with our clients; we believe you are the most important intervention. As the first point of contact, you would be most prospective clients’ introduction to the practice. This makes your role essential to us and we place high value in what you bring to the practice.

Qualities we seek in team members include: empathetic, self-starting, innovative, open-minded, meticulous, social-justice oriented, and self-aware to name a few. Awareness and understanding of the systemic impact of racism, sexism, transphobia and homophobia, economic disparities as well as the intersectionality of these -isms on mental health is critical to how we work. An ideal candidate would also have experience with billing specifically for mental health practices.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage intake calls (answer phone and email, schedule intake appointments with appropriate therapist, answer potential client questions)
  • Assist Office Manager with billing and insurance claims
  • Take responsibility of intake metrics (tracking incoming calls, scheduled sessions, referral sources)
  • Communicate with clinicians regarding scheduling and post weekly schedule in office
  • Communicate with management regarding intake metrics and streamlining of intake processes
  • Keep EHR client files organized and manage intake paperwork collection
  • Assume responsibility of maintenance of office equipment (paper, filling office cups and treats, emptying trash weekly, ordering supplies, etc.)
  • Providing clerical assistance to practice directors

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to be productive with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Connects with practice’s mission and values

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: Clients and staff wear masks. All surfaces are sanitized throughout the day with use. We’ve installed a new AC/Ventilation and HEPA filtration system. We are operating without a waiting room and asking clients to text us before coming in so we can avoid traffic in common areas. Please let us know any additional COVID boundaries you may have.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and a cover letter telling us what makes you a great fit for our practice to info@princetonmindbody.com.

Psychotherapist

Date posted: September 13, 2021

Application deadline: December 31, 2021

Employer: Garden State Behavioral Health Services, South

Location: Marlton, NJ

Hours: Both full- and part-time opportunities available

Job description: Garden State Behavioral Health Services is looking for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) who are motivated to provide in-person and virtual counseling in areas including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, parent child issues, marital issues, stress, and eating disorders. 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be licensed in the state of New Jersey, must be  able to register with major insurance companies,  must carry own mal-practice insurance
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with children

Job responsibilities: The clinician is responsible for providing therapy to individuals, couples, and occasionally children and families. The clinician is expected to conduct comprehensive evaluations and develop treatment plans for their clients. You will also be expected to keep yourself up to date on current standard of practice and ethics. As a clinician, you will be expected to be comfortable working with a diverse group of diagnoses at one time. The applicant should have an encompassing understanding of the ICD-10 diagnoses and accompanying treatments. They must also be confident in client advocacy and crisis intervention.

  • Concise documentation of sessions including diagnosis, goals, and treatment plans for the patient
  • Timely communication with the front desk staff to determine hours and changes to your schedule
  • Participate in meetings with co-workers to discuss caseload and peer review

To apply, please send resume to gsbhsmarlton@gmail.com

Various Positions

Date posted: September 9, 2021

Employer: Main Street Counseling

Locations: Hamilton, NJ; Moorestown, NJ

Hours: Full-time; with remote/telehealth hours available

Job description: Currently seeking Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LPC, LMFT, or LCSW) to join a growing private group mental health counseling practice. Must have vaild licensure in the state of New Jersey. 

If you are interested in learning more, please email your resume and letter of interest to Justin Kahn at kahn1211@gmail.com

Case Manager

Date posted: August 31, 2021

Employer: Jonathan Rose Companies

Hours: Full-time

Location: Newark, NJ

Job description: The Family Resident Services Coordinator (RSC) is responsible for coordinating and co-creating a variety of wellness, educational, and creative programs aimed at increasing opportunity and increased quality of life for children and adults. Programs will include learning events for children (3 – 18 years old), career development events / planning for adults (18- 40) and family and parenting events for all ages. This position includes individual case management for family members requiring referral to community care or resources.  The Family RSC will work closely with Community Management to provide education and locate resources that will reduce family displacement due to eviction for non-payment of rent or other breaches of lease. The Family Resident Services Coordinator will track programmatic impact and report on the effectiveness for each segment of the population served and will work closely with the Corporate Social Impact team in the development of new social/health programs.

Minimum Experience/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with social work in children aged 3-18 (1-3 years)
  • Social work with adults aged 18-40 (1-3 years)
  • career planning, readiness and development (1-2 years)
  • Case Management/reporting outcomes (1-2 years)
  • Social service experience (1-3 years)

Job responsibilities: 

  • Outreach to all target populations to ensure residents are aware of program/event/educational programs. 
  • Work with resident leaders to discover assets, needs, and talents within the community and plan programs accordingly.
  • Develop and execute/facilitate programs for children aged 3 - 18 including after school and summer programs.
  • Develop and execute/facilitate job skills development/workforce preparation and planning and career advancement events for adults (18- 40) to include identifying training venues, resume development, interview preparation, etc.
  • Conduct research on local resources and create resource guides for the community.
  • Work with Community Manager to identify at-risk tenants and provide them with lease education to prevent evictions.
  • Track and report on programmatic effectiveness and impact for each segment of the population served and will work closely with the Director of Social Services in measuring their effectiveness.
  • Work collaboratively with the Senior RSC to create campus wide intergenerational events
  • Develop resident leadership and support resident volunteerism
  • Conduct group meetings with residents to better assess needs and potential leadership

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.rosecompanies.com/careers/

Life Enrichment Coordinator/Assistant

Date posted: August 27, 2021

Employer: The Delaney of Bridgewater

Location: Bridgewater, NJ

Job description: The Delaney of Bridgewater is seeking an experienced & hospitality focused Life Enrichment Coordinator/Assistant.  This role assists the Director of Life Enrichment in planning, scheduling and coordinating meaningful activities appropriate to the needs and interests of residents and conducive to their physical, mental and social well-being. The Delaney of Bridgewater is an upscale senior living community and offers 122 independent living, 56 assisted living & 32 memory care residences on site.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Director of Life Enrichment with planning, scheduling, and coordinating all resident activities including special events following the Life Enrichment programs (Lifestyles and Health Services, Embrace the World, Ambassador, and Heartfelt Connections Memory Care Program) on a monthly basis. Ensure active facilitation and successful implementation of the LCS Extraordinary Impressions hospitality program, LCS Cares Program and the Lifestyle & Healthy Services Program.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of a balanced program of spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational, social, physical and environmental activities with the intent of including all residents in some area of lifestyle activity.
  • Provide individual and group educational opportunities for residents and staff in the area of disease prevention and management in the holistic spirit of the Lifestyle and Health Services Wellness Program.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be artistically creative, motivational, and energetic with a passion for serving others
  • Must possess patience and sensitivity to others’ needs; ability to work with community groups; willingness to work beyond normal working hours
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Must possess current and valid driver’s license consistent with the requirements determined by size of vehicle and laws of the state in which the driver is licensed. 

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://lcsnet.referrals.selectminds.com/delaneyofbridgewater/jobs/activities-assistant-5200.

Part-/Full-time Clinicians

Date posted: August 18, 2021

Employer: Haven Behavioral Health, LLC

Location: Lanoka Harbor, NJ

Hours: Both part- and full-time opportunities available

Job description: Provide in-person, individual, couples, and/or family counseling services in a private counseling practice. 

Qualifications: 

  • Licensed in NJ as LCSW, LMFT, or LPC
  • Preferred training in Play Therapy 

To apply, please send resume to office@havenbehavioralhealth.net

LCSW Clinical Supervisor

Date posted: August 17, 2021

Employer: YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

Location: Matawan, NJ

Job description: Looking for a LCSW Clinical Supervisor to provide clinical oversight of the program services including interviewing, assisting in monitoring levels and quality of service. Build positive community relationships through collaboration with professionals and agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision to clinical staff and interns related to substance abuse and mental health services. Facilitates the screening of urgent intakes as necessary.
  • Handles crisis calls and situation as needed.
  • Works with Associate Outpatient Director and Vice President on development strategies for mental health programs.
  • Oversees compliance with licensing, funding and accreditation, manages scheduling throughout all treatment locations and other administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience as an LCSW
  • Possess a Clinical Supervisor’s certification to supervise intermediate level clinicians and interns.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/YClinicalSupervisor1320.

Clinical Supervisor/Counselor

Date posted: August 16, 2021

Employer: Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services (DASI)

Location: Newton, NJ

Hours: Full-time exempt, primarily a daytime position with some evening hours and on call SART coverage.Telecommuting for all or part of position’s weekly hours may be considered.

Job description: Provide direct services (assessment, crisis intervention, education, support groups, information and referrals, and supportive counseling as needed) to victims of domestic and sexual violence in person and on 24-hour Hotline. Provide clinical supervision and case supervision, training, and support to agency staff. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services including assessment, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, education, information and referrals to victims of domestic, dating, and sexual violence, stalking, and/or human trafficking, in a nonjudgmental manner using a trauma-informed and empowerment framework. Assist victims with risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Assess at risk clients in residential and other DASI programs to determine needs regarding mental health and substance use disorders and communicate those needs to the referring program director.
  • Co-facilitate support groups.
  • Represent DASI to the community and articulate the agency and policies and procedures.
  • Provide shared on call availability and responsibility, 24 hours, 7 days a week for the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
  • Assist victims with safety planning.
  • Advocate on victims’ behalf as needed to link with appropriate community organizations and resources.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree, LCSW or equivalent, supervision certification required. LCADC preferred. Supervisory experience and experience in mental health/residential setting/substance abuse preferred. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Computer literacy required (Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, SharePoint, Internet including social media platforms). • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written communication skills required.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility in terms of hours, requires some evenings/weekends.
  • Demonstrate an openness to work within a strength-based framework of empowerment.
  • Feminist analysis of domestic and sexual violence and of the economic, social and emotional barriers encountered by survivors
  • Commitment to cultural humility, diversity and inclusion required
  • Completion of 60-hour domestic violence and sexual assault intervention course within three months Valid Driver’s License, proof of current auto insurance, and reliable vehicle available during work hours, driving agency van required at times

For additional information and to apply, please contact federico@dasi.org

LCSWs, LSWs, LPCs, LACs, RBTs (supervision provided), and Interns

Date Posted: August 11, 2021

Employer: Advanced Learning, LLC

Job Description: We are currently seeking experienced (minimum of one year) LPCs, LACs, LCSWs, LSWs, RBTs (supervision provided), and interns to join our team. Advanced Learning, LLC was founded in 1988 by Darsi Beauchamp to provide counseling, conflict resolution, educational consulting, and training for teachers, parents, public officials, corporations, government employees, and the public in general in the areas of ABA and OBM.

Responsibilities: 

  • Providing therapeutic counseling services to clients both virtually and in their homes
  • Participating and collaborating with each child family team as needed
  • Participating in required supervision to discuss the therapeutic process
  • Creating and implementing client treatment plans 
  • Teaching children and caregivers how to manage maladaptive behaviors and develop healthier family dynamics

Interested applicants should send their resume to Darsi Beauchamp at dbeauch95@gmail.com.

 

Education and Programming Coordinator

Date posted: August 8, 2021

Employer: Office for Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Location: Newark, NJ

Hours: Full-time

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead programming efforts by the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance to raise awareness of the consequences of interpersonal violence and sexual harassment and promote resources on campus;
  • Develop training, education, and outreach on issues related to sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking as well as training focusing on a culture of respect and responsibility;
  • Create new and edit existing education and outreach materials (such as presentations, brochures, posters, web content, social media content, etc.) to ensure that they complement training efforts and are fresh, engaging and up to date with applicable law, policy, and best practices;
  • Conduct and facilitate group and departmental trainings and awareness programming for students, staff and faculty that aim to reduce incidents of interpersonal violence, increase bystander intervention and survivor-supportive responses from the RBHS community, and promote on-campus resources like the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance;
  • Collaborate with the University staff to evaluate training programs on a regular basis and maintain records for all training programs, including dates, materials, attendees, etc.;
  • Respond to disclosures of interpersonal violence by offering a compassionate and empathetic environment where survivors and others can share their experiences without judgment;
  • Serve as a confidential resource who will assist individuals with accessing University and public resources such as counseling, medical care, interim measures related to their educational or residential status, legal or law enforcement matters, or any other supportive services possible;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and assists the RBHS VPVA Office as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 3 years relevant experience required. Master’s Degree preferred. Preference given to candidates with experience working with students in a higher education environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; excellent public speaking skills and experience providing training and/or presentations in a professional setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for diversity and individual needs; demonstrated knowledge of trauma-informed response practices.
  • Ability to travel between RBHS campuses in Newark, New Brunswick/Piscataway, and Blackwood. Main office location at RBHS Newark campus.
  • Training as a county-based Confidential Sexual Assault and/or Domestic Violence Victim Advocate in New Jersey.

Questions regarding the position can be sent to vpva@rbhs.rutgers.edu. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/138630.

Licensed Therapist/Fluent in American Sign Language 

Date posted: August 8, 2021

Employer: Easterseals NJ

Hours: Part-Time w/ a remote telehealth option 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • Licences/certificates required:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), LAC or LPC 
    • Master’s Degree in Counseling or Licensed Practical Counselor (LPC) 
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist  
    • Fluent in American Sign Language 
  • Master’s Degree in clinical experience in the psychiatric field 
  • One-Year of supervised clinical field work or internship 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Pre-Intakes 
  • Bio psychosocial Assessments 
  • Ttreatment and discharge planning 
  • Provision of therapy and case management 
  • Professionally competent documentation of clinical activity  

Contact: astylianou@nj.easterseals.com for additional information.

Clinicians, Part-Time, Per Diem

Date posted: August 10, 2021

Application deadline: October 1, 2021

Employer: Trinity Counseling Service

Location: Princeton, NJ

Job description: Trinity Counseling Service (TCS) is an independent non-profit, non-sectarian, mental health organization serving children, adolescents, adults, families, and seniors for over 50 years from the greater Princeton area. TCS clinicians are licensed professional mental health providers and Certified Clinical Trauma Professionals. TCS serves individuals and families facing life's challenges across a continuum of need, and regardless of financial resources.

For more information www.trinitycounseling.org

Social Worker

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Employer: Middlesex County, New Jersey

Job description: Under supervision of a Social Work Supervisor, performs complex professional social work, provides preventive and rehabilitative services to clients and their families, conducts varied types of social investigations involving the collection, analysis, and recording of significant social facts, and provides technical social work information; does other related duties as required.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Provides advice and counsel to clients who may have a multitude of social problems.
  • Provides professional social services to socially maladjusted clients for the rehabilitation of the family and preservation of the home for the children.
  • Secures recommended medical, training, or protective services for clients.
  • Counsels single parents concerning their own social adjustment and plans for the welfare of their children.
  • Works with families to prepare them for return of absent family members.
  • Collaborates with staff members and representatives of closely related ancillary bureaus and/or agencies to protect neglected children, rehabilitate families, and secure employment or job training for adults.
  • Prepares special reports and social histories.
  • Answers difficult inquiries.
  • Maintains liaison with community councils and with religious, civic, and social agencies.
  • Analyzes social and financial data on persons applying for assistance.
  • Records diagnostic analyses and plans for services.
  • Maintains essential records and files. Instructs and advises social service workers in the coordination and utilization of auxiliary services including community organization and group work in complex situations, and in new techniques of providing social services.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Qualifications: 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Social Work.
  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Knowledge of social work theory, practices, procedures, and of methods and principles of social work administration.
  • Knowledge of problems likely to be encountered in doing social work with dependent, abandoned, and/or neglected children and their mothers, with children who are to be or have been placed in foster homes or with adoptive parents, with persons who are mentally and/or physically maladjusted, and with patients/clients suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction.
  • Knowledge of community, family, social, economic, health, and other problems and forces influencing clients.
  • Knowledge of social needs and resources of the local community and of the State.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations affecting the administration of public assistance programs after a period of training.
  • Ability to collect, tabulate, and analyze basic social data and to devise social and other plans for disturbed, deficient, and/or delinquent children under the agency's care.
  • Ability to determine the need for and to provide consultation services in the broad field of social work.
  • Ability to comprehend the economic, social, and emotional problems of persons who are physically and/or emotionally maladjusted or dependent, or who are confined in an institution.
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officers, professional and clerical employees, and representatives of civic, health, welfare, and other organizations interested in or concerned with the broad field of social welfare or in the several specialized fields of same.
  • Ability to establish and maintain essential records and files.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  • American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
  • Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.

To apply, send resume to: Lori Karabinchak at lori.karabinchak@co.middlesex.nj.us.

Part- and full-time licensed Clinicians (LCADC, LPC, LCSW)

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Employer: SERV Behaviorial Health System, Inc. 

Location: Clifton, NJ

Hours: Various openings; both part- and full-time opportunities

Job descriptioN: SERV continues to grow and is experiencing a need for licensed Clinicians for our  Clifton, NJ location. We are looking for compassionate people who are committed to assisting adults working to recover from serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders. 

Interested in learning more?  Please reach out directly with a copy of your updated resume to nbilodeau@servbhs.org

For your convenience, you may also use the link below to schedule a 15-minute conversation about our programs and openings: https://calendly.com/nbilodeau/phone-screen

 

Social Worker (MSW)

Date posted: August 4, 2021

Employer: Transition Professionals

Location: Hackensack, NJ

Hours: 20-30 hours

Qualification: 

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience with a background working with individuals at risk with multiple barriers and who have been incarcerated; familiar with principles of successful reentry programs and the justice system; able to perform evaluations; referrals to shelter and other services and supports; employment preparation and job search;
  • Experience with and understanding of the needs unique to the adult re-entry population
  • Ability to develop case plans that address a multitude of client barriers to success.
  • Strong skills in the areas of leadership, decision-making, client engagement, crisis management and advocacy.
  • Superior organizational skills to manage a large caseload and related documents.
  • Proficient computer skills to use database systems, as well as Microsoft Excel and Word. Excellent writing/documentation skills.
  • And all other assigned duties.

For more information contact: Karen Brocklehurst, Assistant Director, Transition Professionals at threedogsk@gmail.com. Please include your resume and cover letter when emailing.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Date posted: August 3, 2021

Employer: JRF Community Health Center (JRF-CHC)

Location: Edison, NJ

Hours: Part-time; contract

Job description: The JRF Community Health Center (JRF-CHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Edison, NJ. The role of the 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 in-person and/or telehealth assessments and evaluations, crisis intervention, individual and group therapy, patient education, referral and related services. May also be responsible for the clinical supervision of social work interns and staff completing their fieldwork within the JRF, as needed. The right candidate will be innovative and a self-starter, with the skills, passion and creativity to look outside the box to help flourish the centers’ behavioral health services.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Required)
  • Master's (Preferred)
  • mental/behavioral health and substance abuse: 2 years (Preferred)
  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • clinical social worker in a healthcare office setting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Spanish (Preferred)

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assessing patients, utilizing therapeutic techniques, and providing supportive counseling to individuals and groups in person and/or via telehealth.
  • 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 colleagues, patients, clients, and families.
  • Crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Supervise behavioral healthcare workers.
  • 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.
  • Develop and implement outreach and enrollment initiatives to market the health center’s behavioral health services.
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and any other mandatory grantor and/or agency meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by upper management to support agency and health center goals.

To apply, please send resume to Wilnelya.Bosques@jrfnj.org.

Primary Counselor

Date posted: July 30, 2021

Employer: Turning Point

Hours: Full-time

Job description: Turning Point is seeking full-time Primary Counselors holding an MA/MSW or BA in mental health counseling preferred. The Primary Counselor will provide comprehensive treatment services which will include assessment of client needs, individualized treatment plans, individual and group therapy and facilitation of all appropriate discharge plans.

Job responsibilities: 

  • 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 all discharge planning for caseload clients.
  • 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.

Qualifications: 

  • MA/MSW or BA with CADC; Licensure preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of NJSAMS preferred
  • Strong Knowledge of 12 Step Programs
  • 1-3 years counseling experience

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.turningpointnj.org/about-us/career-opportunities/

Social Services Position

Date posted: July 30, 2021

Employer: Elijah's Promise

Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Hours: Full-time; 40 hours per week Monday through Friday, one to two weekend days per month, schedule to be determined.

Job responsibilities:

  • Advocate for and monitor the services from different social services and/or health care organizations on behalf of EP clientele and patrons.
  • Coordinate professional teamwork among the different agencies providing a service. Identify and follow up with individual patrons with special needs and create a referral plan  to address those needs.
  • Individual case advocacy on behalf of patrons is provided acting as the EP liaison with other agencies or organizations.
  • Assist clientele with applications for benefits they may be eligible for, i.e., social security, SNAP (food stamps), welfare, etc.
  • Assist clientele with job search, including referrals to potential employers, Referrals to workfirst and One-Stop.
  • Follow-up and Data reports required  to determine the effect of the service(s).
  • Maintain thorough documentation and records.
  • Report all activities and outcomes on a monthly basis, including number of clients served, types of services provided and outcomes where available. HMIS/SAMSHA experience desired.
  • Represent Elijah’s Promise and the interests of Elijah’s Promise clientele as assigned with all Community partners and local agencies.
  • Other related duties as requested by the Executive Director or Associate Director.

Skills: 

  • Deep familiarity with the social services and health care delivery systems in the greater Middlesex County community; existing relationships with      providers a plus
  • Ability to connect with a very diverse client base
  • Spanish speaking (desired)
  • Ability to connect with a very diverse client base
  • Ability to work both independently and as member of a team
  • Ability to read and speak appropriately to fulfill the responsibilities of the position
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships within and outside EP in a professional manner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • PC skills, particularly WORD and EXCEL

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field
  • Master’s preferred
  • At least 3 plus years experience providing case management
  • Valid driver's license

To apply, email resume and cover letter to socialworker@elijahspromise.org.

Social Work Supervisor

Date posted: July 30, 2021

Employer: We Are Not Afraid (WANA) Community Resource Center

Location: Harlem, New York, NY

Hours: Part-time; 18 hours per week (flexible; not all on-site)

Job description: The Supervisor of Social Work will administer and manage a group of 6-8 interns. The ideal candidate will bring an anti-racist, feminist/womanist, queer & trans-inclusive lens to the work. They will have demonstrated experience working within immigrant communities, homeless populations and communities of color using a trauma-informed approach while supervising a large caseload. Current position is 18 hours per week (flexible, not all on-site); potential for expansion of hours depending on funding, and possibility for position to become Director of Social Work in the future.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Cultivating social work practices across the organization that are strengths-based, ecosystemic, and healing-informed;
  • Building strong relationships with the community, clients, and former clients;
  • Recruiting and supervising social work interns;
  • Conducting individual work with participants in masters programs; and establishing and maintaining strong referral networks.
  • The Supervisor of Social Work is a member of the Executive Team.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • MSW degree with SIFI certification (or availability to be certified in first 3 months of work). LMSW preferred.
  • Three years of post MSW experience (required for SIFI certification).
  • Excellent supervisory, organizational, administrative, and training skills.
  • Commitment to and training in community organizing, liberation movements, inclusion/equity, conflict mediation, and/or non-violent communication.
  • 1+ years of related work and/or lived experience with immigrant communities, communities of color and/or homeless populations in New York City
  • Strong sense of discretion, professionalism and rigorous practice of confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to refrain from judgment when confronted with something new, unusual, repellent, or frustrating. Skills and experience engaging conflict resolution among individuals and groups.
  • Skills and experience in building community, building new relationships, communicating (written, verbal, online), mentoring, engaging and supporting students.
  • Ability to manage a demanding workload and consistent follow-through.
  • Flexibility to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff.
  • Fluency in a language other than English required, Spanish preferred.
  • Flexible schedule; onsite for minimum ½ day per week; onsite for 1 hour house meeting per month.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and love for people; commitment to recognizing, understanding, celebrating and utilizing differences in a multicultural community; experience working in multicultural communities required.

 

A detailed job description is available at https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5d66b9836aa7b90001bd09a2/t/60e5bab5e68ed31e8f2634e2/1625668277776/for+recruitment+Supervisor+of+Social+Work+job+description+2021.pdf. For more information, contact mary@wanacommunitycenter.org. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mary@wanacommunitycenter.org.

Mental Health & Disabilities Coordinator

Date posted: July 29, 2021

Employer: La Casa de Don Pedro

Location: Newark, NJ

Hours: Full-time

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or Bachelor's degree in psychology or related studies
  • Experience working in Mental Health at least 3 years
  • Experience working with children 0-5 years old
  • Experience working in Head Start program

Job responsibilities:

  • ​General classroom observations to ensure that teacher/child interactions are conducive to children's social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Provide individual counseling for parents regarding mental health and parenting concerns
  • Conduct mental health workshops for parents focusing on child development
  • Provide guidance for staff in the administration of developmental screenings
  • Participate in staff and assessment meetings
  • Participate in regular mental health staff meetings

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to ecdrecruiting@lacasanwk.org.

Remote Private Practice Therapist

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Employer: TheraCouch

Location: Remote only; must reside in New Jersey

Hours: Part-time; various openings available

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Independently Licensed in NJ (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMHC, LCADC, PHD in clinical psychology)
  • Willing to work a minimum of 10 hours a week
  • Minimum of 1 year direct clinical experience
  • Must have a niche(s) (children, couples, trauma, EMDR, family, etc.)
  • Prior private practice experience a plus

Job description: TheraCouch is a private practice that specializes in treating individuals, couples, and families through teletherapy. TheraCouch was founded in 2019 as a solo practice and is growing to a group practice. The main goal is to make therapy convenient and accessible to all. TheraCouch provides therapy through a HIPAA secured video platform. You can connect with your clients from any smart device and have a session in the privacy of your own home or any private area. Join a company that values work/life balance.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Isheaba Ellis isheaba@theracouch.com.

Full-time Social Worker

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Employer: Bard College, Bard High School Early Colleges (BHSEC)

Location: Queens, NY

Hours: Full-time

Job description: Bard High School Early College Queens -- a partnership of Bard College and the New York City Department of Education -- invites applications for a Social Work Position. The academic program at Bard emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal-arts environment. To learn more about our program, you can go to this web site: http://www.bard.edu/earlycollege/about/.  This Social Worker will be hired by the NYC DOE and the salary will be determined by the collective bargaining agreement with the city based on years of experience and educational level.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted supports to individuals and selective services to identified groups;
  • Deliver counseling with an emphasis on supporting mental health;
  • Conduct workshops for parents;
  • Make needed referrals for health and professional services and access to public benefits;
  • Provide workshops and support to school staff to educate them on the issues facing students with mental health matters and the social-emotional needs;
  • Communicate and coordinate with other adults who may be supporting these students;
  • Provide teacher outreach, like Counseling Screen emails gathering information about students (also keeping track of which teachers responded and reaching out a second time to those who have not) and for information from teachers for our special education students;
  • Attend weekly counseling department and attendance meetings;
  • Learn about community resources and share information with community (all staff and families) ; and
  • Perform other related work.

Requirements:

  • School Social Work certificate with N.Y.S

Application Instructions:

To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, and please have contact information for references available upon request. Submit your materials through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/91180

For more information, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/91180.

Triad House Clinical Coordinator- LSW/LPC

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Employer: Life Ties, Inc

Location: Ewing, NJ

Hours: Full-time

Job description: The Clinical Coordinator must possess a NJ- LSW/LCSW, LAC/LPC.  Must have three years of experience working with high functioning youth and young adults; along with experience working with the populations served.  The Clinical Coordinator must have a valid driver’s license; pass a criminal background check and all other agency requirements. 

Job responsibilities: The Clinical Coordinator (CC) supervises all facets of clinical case management for youth in the Triad House program, providing both individual and group clinical and allied therapies; referrals to community agencies and treatment planning.  The CC is on-call 24 hours a day for clinical emergencies. It is the expectation that the ideal candidate is competent in diverse treatment modules to engage youth and families in treatment.  The CC will serve as a member of the group home administrative team providing clinical feedback as needed. The CC will work collaboratively with community organizations in service to  LGBTQAI+ youth. 

  • Supervising Masters and Bachelors level interns and volunteers
  • Complying with all DCF Manual requirements, CARF standards and other agency contractual agreements
  • Providing some supervision and transportation for persons served
  • Providing a minimum of 1 hour of individual therapy per week per person served
  • Serving as a member of the Treatment Team for each person served
  • Preparation and dissemination of clinical assessments, updates, reports, and treatment plans at designated intervals. 
  • Facilitating referrals to community agencies for supplemental services

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LifeTiesInc/743999763302690-triad-house-clinical-coordinator-lsw-lpc

Clinical Program Director

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Employer: Dottie's House

Location: Brick, NJ

Job description:  This position is responsible for overseeing and administrating the daily clinical programs under the mission of Dottie's House which is to provide safe housing for women and their children through a program that empowers them to become self-sufficient and free from violence. 

Requirements:

  • Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working with domestic violence survivors
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Must have knowledge of community resources and services
  • Strong human relation skills and the ability to develop effective relationships with clients, staff, professional community contacts, and the public

Job responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the overall effective operation and delivery of all clinical programs offered to the residents at Dottie's House; 
  • Establish and monitor adherence to clinical program policies and procedures; 
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for clinical program improvement and implement those opportunities and plans; 
  • Work with caseworkers; therpist and interns; 
  • Conduct interviews with potential residents with final approval or denial of their acceptance into the clinical program; 
  • Facilitate monthly clinical staff meetings and resident house meetings;
  • Review progress notes, clinical assessments, and treatment plans weekly; 
  • Follow protocol for buiilding repairs set for by the Director of Finance and Administration

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.dottieshouse.org/jobopenings

Intensive In-Community Counseling

Date posted: July 20, 2021

Employer: Savia Community Counseling, LLC

Location: Lodi, NJ

Qualifications: 

  • Valid New Jersey License for LSW, LAC, LCADC, LCSW & LPC.
  • Bilingual is preferred not required.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in the mental health field.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide therapeutic counseling services to children and families in their homes.
  • Teach children and caregivers strategies to help manage maladaptive behaviors and high-risk behaviors while helping the family to develop healthier family dynamics.
  • To deliver evidence-based practices in compliance with agency policies and regulations.
  • Participate and collaborate with each the child-family team (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 the 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, please visit the online job posting

Director of Social Services

Date posted: July 19, 2021

Employer: Iselin Adult Day Care

Hours: Full-time

Location: Iselin, NJ

Job description: The job involves assistance with processing Medicaid applications and follow-up, coordinating with insurance companies as needed, admitting clients to the facility, doing initial assessments, quarterlies and discharge planning. A minimum of CSW required. 

For more information and to apply, please send resume to adm.iadcc@gmail.com.

Bilingual Case Manager

Date posted: July 19, 2021

Employer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern New Jersey

Hours: Full-time

Job description: This position is responsible for intake, enrollment, matching and managing a blended caseload of children, volunteers, and parents across all mentoring program models of the agency – Community Based, School Based, College, Diversion, Bigs in Blue, and any other program models that are implemented. In addition, this position is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of group mentoring programs.

Job responsibilities:

  • Create program activities, correspond with school contacts to successfully coordinate program, and facilitate program sessions at schools and/or companies.
  • Serve as a lead facilitator for some programs and correspond with partnering school/company contacts to successfully coordinate program and provide updates to Regional Program Manager and Director of Programs, as needed.
  • Assess volunteer applicants through extensive screening and enrollment process including initial inquiry/orientation, processing applications, interviews, and volunteer training sessions.
  • Conduct parent/child enrollments including individual orientations, interviews, and child safety education. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  • Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
  • Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
  • Determine matches and facilitate match meetings. Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
  • Manage a blended caseload and provide match support ensuring the elements of child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction are fulfilled and that potential problems and barriers are identified and addressed as early as possible. Promptly notify supervisor regarding concerns, which may negatively impact the match.
  • Conduct exit interview by phone with all parties at match closure. Assess reasons for match closure and re-match potential.
  • Attend, present, and represent agency as needed at site visits, CARES activities, recruitment/awareness events, fundraising events, and any other opportunities that arise.
  • Provide updates and success stories as needed.
  • Assist with training interns required to complete field placement hours through BBBS organization.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or related field.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Experience working with both children and adults in diverse populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred.
  • Must have vehicle, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums  Flexible work hours to meet customer needs.
  • Spanish Speaking.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills reflecting solid customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to form and sustain appropriate child and adult relationships.
  • Effectively assess and execute the following relational support skills: guiding, supporting, confronting, advising and/or negotiating.
  • Relate well in diverse environments.
  • Maintain confidentiality throughout daily operations.
  • Effectively collaborate with team.
  • Public speaking capacities to effectively lead activities at School Based and Beyond School Walls programs, train volunteers on child development, and speak on behalf of the agency, as needed. 

For more information and to apply, please contact sorefice@mentornj.org

Various Openings

Date posted: July 19, 2021

Employer: Youth Consultation Services (YCS)

Location: Paterson, NJ

YCS, NJ’s largest children’s behavioral health agency providing individualized care for children and their families in 54 cities and towns throughout NJ seeks motivated individuals to help us with our mission. Newly created positions as well as promotions and program expansion result in many job opportunities with our fast growing organization.

View additional information and a complete list of openings here. If interested in a specific posting, contact the hiring team directly: recruitmentteam@ycs.org

Associate Therapist (Part-time)

Date posted: July 13, 2021

Employer: Sit with Kelly | Kelly O'Sullivan, Therapist & Practice Owner

Location: New Jersey (Virtual)

Hours: Minimum 10 hours per week after caseload is built (if desired, max 20 hours)

Job responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will have experience providing evidence-based treatments (CBT, DBT, Motivational interviewing, etc.) to people with anxiety and other mental health diagnoses.
  • Provide ongoing psychotherapy and counseling for a caseload of at least 10 clients weekly, once caseload is built. Therapist may choose to see up to 20 clients weekly, if desired.
  • Passionate about providing exceptional therapy. Takes a positive, supportive, and relatable approach when working with clients.
  • Strong diagnostic, assessment, and treatment skills.
  • Complete all progress notes, in electronic health record, by end of business day.
  • Opportunity to learn about marketing and building a private practice, if desired.

Qualifications:

  • Active New Jersey license as Licensed Clinical Social Worker required. Additional LCSW license in NY preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to work at least 10 clinical hours per week (if desired may work a maximum of 20 hours) once caseload is built. Sessions are 45 minutes each, with 15 minutes to write any progress notes or conduct follow ups.
  • Candidate must have at least two years experience providing psychotherapy.
  • Experience with Anxiety diagnosis required.
  • Experience working with high-functioning millennial women and teens highly preferred.
  • Candidate must be well-organized. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – both with your clients and team members.
  • Candidate must have excellent note taking and record keeping skills, and be able to work independently.
  • Training in evidence based practices, such as CBT.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to sitwithkelly@gmail.com. No Phone Calls Please. Sit With Kelly PC is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Assistant Director of Trauma Support, Bronx/Brooklyn

Date posted: July 12, 2021

Employer: Common Justice

Location: Bronx/Brooklyn, NY

Responsibilities:

The Assistant Director of Trauma Support will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Supervise and train trauma support staff working directly with harmed parties/survivors of violence, including street violence.
  • Coordinate harmed party engagement across the trauma support and larger direct service team.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the survivor-centered, healing focused, culturally grounded, and responsive program model.
  • Maintain a limited caseload and conduct additional individual sessions with harmed parties as needed.
  • Conduct intakes and assessments with harmed parties.
  • Attend and/or co-facilitate restorative justice dialogues with harmed and responsible parties.
  • Interface with system partners as needed.
  • Manage limited grant reporting and documentation (Salesforce/OVS).
  • Manage the department’s crisis response to mental health and other co-occurring.
  • Maintain responsibility for submitting online reporting for the court and represent harmed parties concerns at regular court appearances.
  • Coordinate ongoing program assessment and evaluation.
  • Collaborate effectively across all teams and departments.
  • Facilitate trauma education groups, with a focus on education around healing, trauma, and transforming harm.

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • MSW or comparable degree preferred.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Three or more years supervising staff required.
  • Experience working with survivors of crime/trauma and delivering trauma-informed care required.
  • Experience working with system-involved youth and/or adults preferred.
  • Experience working with Salesforce and grant reporting (OVS)
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong group facilitation skills preferred.
  • Experience in conflict resolution and violence intervention.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written communication skills and demonstrated ability to utilize program database for case management.
  • Serious commitment to social justice.
  • Formerly incarcerated people strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating where you found this position to jobs@commonjustice.org. Please include “Assistant Director of Trauma Support” in the subject line of your email, including Bronx or Brooklyn location.

Chief Development Officer

Date posted: July 8, 2021

Employer: United Way of Greater Newark

Location: Newark, NJ

Hours: Full-time

Job description: Reporting to and in partnership with the President and CEO, the Chief Development Officer will spearhead all UWGN individual and corporate development efforts and ensure the successful completion of the current Strategic Development Plan.

  • The CDO will oversee the following development efforts:
    • Workplace Campaigns
    • The DeTocqueville Society, United Way’s signature major donor program
    • Individual giving program
    • The Women’s United and Young Professionals United Committees
    • Corporate sponsorships
    • Events
  • In addition to serving as a member of the CEO’s senior staff, the CDO will work closely with the Board of Trustees Development Committee, individual board members, all staff, and other stakeholders, as required. Responsibilities include:
    • Growing Workplace Campaigns with the goals of increasing the number of donors, the number of participating businesses, and the size of individual donor commitments 
    • Significantly upgrading and growing the current major donor program including donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship
    • Overseeing the annual campaign
    • Developing and executing a corporate sponsorship program in support of United Way of Greater Newark initiatives and events
    • Staffing the Board Development Committee
    • Staffing Women’s United and Young Professionals United with the dual goals of increasing member participation and fundraising revenue
    • Organizing and/or overseeing all fundraising events
    • Managing all Development Department functions/staff which include a Development Manager/Volunteer Coordinator and Database Manager, who generates reports for all institutional donors. (Note: the CEO handles a portfolio of foundation donors)

Qualification: 

  • Education: BA (required), MA (a plus)
  • Minimum of five years of fundraising experience, preferably with increasing levels of responsibility and expertise
  • Experience in major gifts, annual giving, and corporate fundraising required
  • Event experience preferable
  • Staff management experience
  • Knowledge of donor databases
  • Demonstrated excellence in organization and communications
  • Past experience working in underserved, urban communities a plus
  • Prior experience in a United Way or federated agency a plus

For more information and to apply, visit the online application on LinkedIn

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)

Date posted: July 6, 2021

Employer: PM Pediatrics Health Care

Locations: Various locations including New Jersey

Job description: PM Pediatrics Health Care is seeking a LCSW to join our Behavioral Health Teletherapy Program. This opportunity will provide comprehensive behavioral health for the common conditions seen in primary care such as depression, anxiety, ADD, and conduct disorders in an extended virtual primary care collaborative model via teletherapy.

Founded in 2006, PM Pediatrics is the nation’s largest pediatric urgent care provider as well as a national telehealth company expanding services to meet all of the physical, behavioral, and psychosocial needs of children.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Perform psychosocial assessments that comply with evidence based practices
  • Providing counseling and therapy for patients using evidence based treatment modalities
  • Display competency as an individual, family, and group therapist
  • Maintain own professional development as required by licensing board
  • Complete required documentation and paperwork, including biopsychosocial assessments and treatment planning and implementation in a timely manner
  • Works closely with patient and family and team to overcome obstacles in treatment
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and commitment
  • Respond quickly to an urgent or emergent need
  • Maintain a caseload of 15-20 patients weekly and a minimum of 5 patients daily

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work is required
  • Qualifying social work experience for licensure consists of a minimum of 3000 hours of post Master’s social work
  • MUST have experience with pediatric and adolescent patients
  • Clinical Social Worker licensure required in the state practicing
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Deep understanding of the psychosocial aspects of illness and health
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent short-term counseling skills
  • Experience with discharge planning

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3hiQdE8.

Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual)

Date posted: July 1, 2021

Employer: Jewish Family Service & Children's Center of Clifton-Passaic (JFS)

Location: Passaic, NJ

Hours: Flexible, up to 35 hours/week (prefer fulltime); hybrid in-person and virtual – limited evenings/weekends

Job description: Mental Health Clinicians at JFS must be able to develop a trusting therapeutic connection according to research on factors that promote change.  These include but are not limited to flexibility in approach, ability to convey understanding, empathy, and warmth, the ability to join with the client to address maladaptive patterns, apply solutions, and instill hope.

The MH Clinician evaluates through psychosocial and family assessments, the social, emotional, interpersonal and environmental needs of clients.  The incumbent provides age appropriate mental health and behavioral interventions.  MH Clinicians employ evidenced based interventions such as CBT and are versatile to provide family and group therapies as appropriate.

The MH Clinician must assess, conceptualize and skillfully engage with the client’s systems such as school and family.  He/she must also stay current on and be able to guide clients to community resources.  Mental Health Clinicians exercises appropriate judgement and decision making when formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan.  They provides ongoing assessment of the client’s progress and treatment.   

Job responsibilities:

  • Psychosocial Assessments - The MH Clinician interviews the client and family members to establish facts about the client's current situation and completes an accurate psychosocial assessment.  The assessment reflects the client's strengths as well as primary concerns and/or challenges.
  • Treatment planning/goal setting - The MH Clinician, in collaboration with the client and parent/guardian where applicable, develops a treatment plan.  This may also be done in collaboration with the outpatient mental health treatment team.  The plan is based on the client's goals (needs and/or preferences) using his/her own language.  
  • Provision of clinical services - The MH Clinician provides clinical services (Le. individual and/or group psychotherapy), case management services (Le. refers to or coordinates community services) and psycho-educational services to clients, family members and/or community partners to support the client's treatment goals.
  • Evaluation of Treatment - The MH Clinician establishes and maintains a continuing relationship with the client, family member and/or community partners to evaluate progress towards the client's goals and adjust the treatment plan as appropriate.
  • Education, Supervision, Coaching, and Mentoring - The MH Clinician is responsible to work within his/her scope of practice and uphold the profession's standards of treatment and ensure that all services provided are recovery-oriented in nature. The MH Clinician updates his/her practice skills and acquires new knowledge in contemporary treatment modalities.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a mental health related field such as Psychology or Social Work from an accredited school
  • License to practice mental health in New Jersey (LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC)
  • Strong working knowledge of psychotherapy principles and practices
  • Knowledge of current DSM criteria and MH treatment modalities
  • Familiar with crisis assessment tools and techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish/English Speaking Ability

To apply, please send resume to Alexander Herzog at a.herzog@jfsclifton.org

LCSW (Various Openings)

Date posted: July 1, 2021

Employer: Max Health & Wellness

Location: In-home visit sites across New Jersey

Job description: Max Health and Wellness is looking for licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) to work with our senior clients in assessing and treating mental health issues. All work with our clients will be done as in-person visits in the clients' own homes (throughout New Jersey) with the option to do telehealth visits. 

Requirements: 

  • Excellent customer service, communication and social skills
  • A current, valid New Jersey licensed clinical social worker license and certification
  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a licensed clinical social worker, preferred
  • Willingness to travel to locations in New Jersey within a reasonable distance from your home
  • Professional liability insurance policy
  • Willingess to undergo a background and reference check

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.maxhealthandwellnessgroup.com/careers/.

Medical Respite Case Manager

Date posted: June 29, 2021

Employer: DePaul USA

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job description: The Medical Respite is a project that operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and provides housing and supportive services to homeless men as they recuperate from acute illness or injury. The Respite is located at 19th St and Ridge Ave in North Central Philadelphia. The Respite Program Counselor is responsible for the day-to-day operation of this innovative program, providing care and support to a marginalized client group. The Program Counselor coordinates with PHMC nurses to ensure Depaul USA meets the basic needs of clients, connects them to relevant social services, develops Goal Plans that move clients to greater housing stability and transports clients to/from important medical and housing appointments. 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a professional with at least one year of experience working with disadvantaged populations.  

  • Minimum one year experience working with homeless, disabled or impoverished populations;
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related fieldpreferred; 
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is preferred or the ability to obtain certification within 60 days of hire;
  • Good communicationskills—both oral and written; 
  • Computer literacy;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Passing a criminal background check.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Develops support plans to coordinate services for 5-15 residents on a regular basis recording the work appropriately, advocating for them, organizing their files, and updating the supervisor and the project team on their progress as required. Provides guidance and support for project residents.
  • Ensures that the practical needs of residents are met (in conjunction with volunteers); i.e. providing food, laundry, clean bedding, etc.
  • Assesses the needs of residents and refers them on to appropriate agencies and social service programs.
  • Serves as a liaison with the OSH, emergency services, and other private and public social services agencies with particular regard to housing, health and benefits issues.
  • Coordinates with nurses and social worker on schedule medical appointments for clients. Works with project team members to transport clients to critical appointments. 
  • Builds professional relationships with all residents and assists them with difficult or problematic situations in a sensitive manner.
  • Assists with reception and administration duties as scheduled, meeting regularly with the Depaul USA staff and nurses to better understand resident needs and communicate pertinent information.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://depaulusa.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68

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