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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:

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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.

Chief Quality and Corporate Compliance Officer

Date posted: September 17, 2018

Application deadline: September 26, 2018

Employer: Hudson Partnership Care Management Organization

Location/ hours: Secaucus, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: As a member of the senior management team, this position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer, and ensure that the agency is in compliance with all state and federal regulations that govern the provision of care management services for youth and families across Hudson County. This position must be able to compile and analyze data to inform the development of policies/procedures, to assess staff training needs, and to monitor both staff and stakeholder satisfaction.

Requirements/preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, child advocacy or public health, required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, required
  • Valid licensed practitioner, preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred
  • Knowledge of NJ’s Department of Children and Families and the Children’s System of Care and the wraparound approach to care management, preferred
  • Previous quality assurance/corporate compliance experience, preferred

If interested in applying, please send resume to Nancy Mercurio at nmercurio@hudsoncmo.org.

Habilitation Counselor

Date posted: September 14, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare, Middlesex Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

Location/ hours: Piscataway, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health or relevant human services field and one (1) year of related experience.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure, as required by the State Board of Social Work.
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree.
  • Availble for on-call hours, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license, required. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Assesses telephone service requests for CMRSS and responds within one (1) hour of Contracted System Administrator (CSA)established dispatch time, in accordance with prescribed CMRSS program procedures. 
  • Actively participates in ensuring the telephone calls/mobile response requests are handled in an effective and “consumer friendly” manner.
  • Provides face to face interventions in the community, including, but not limited to, families, homes, schools, group homes, foster homes, shelters, and the detention center.
  • Acquires familiarity with agencies in Middlesex County that provide services to children, adolescents and their families that can provide crisis stabilization services and providing ongoing support/resources for the family.
  • Assists in the development of a continuum of crisis stabilization providers in Middlesex County.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2770.

Habilitation Counselor

Date posted: September 14, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare, Middlesex Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

Location/ hours: Piscataway, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health or relevant human services field and one (1) year of related experience.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure, as required by the State Board of Social Work.
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree.
  • Availble for on-call hours, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license, required. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Assesses telephone service requests for CMRSS and responds within one (1) hour of Contracted System Administrator (CSA)established dispatch time, in accordance with prescribed CMRSS program procedures. 
  • Actively participates in ensuring the telephone calls/mobile response requests are handled in an effective and “consumer friendly” manner.
  • Provides face to face interventions in the community, including, but not limited to, families, homes, schools, group homes, foster homes, shelters, and the detention center.
  • Acquires familiarity with agencies in Middlesex County that provide services to children, adolescents and their families that can provide crisis stabilization services and providing ongoing support/resources for the family.
  • Assists in the development of a continuum of crisis stabilization providers in Middlesex County.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2455.

Outreach Coordinator

Date posted: September 14, 2018

Employer: The Municipality of Princeton, Corner House

Location/ hours: Princeton, NJ. Full-time with non-traditional work week and locations.  

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree, required
  • Minimum 2 years' experience working with at rick youth, required
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license in good standing, required
  • New Jersey residency, required (State Statute R.S.52:14-7)

Job responsibilities:

  • Intakes and assessments for new referrals
  • Individual file and case plan development
  • File maintenance including youth participant progress notes
  • Group, individual, and/or family meetings, employment services referrals
  • Recruitment and training of community volunteers/mentors
  • Planning and implementing youth activities and programs
  • Maintenance of community contacts as referrals and resources
  • Completion of grant reports, and all state, federal, and mandated reports as needed and participation in mandated training

If interested in applying, please send cover letter of intent and resume as attachments to humanresources@princetonnj.gov

Mental Health Clinician III (Newark), Per Diem

Date posted: September 12, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), Newark Screening Department

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Masters’ Degree in a recognized behavioral health discipline.
  • Two (2) years mental health experience.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
  • New Jersey State Certification as a Mental Health Screener, required.
  • 1 year mental health experience in a crisis setting, preferred.
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provides crisis intervention counseling in a manner that is professional and compassionate in an attempt to facilitate crisis stabilization.
  • Assists in the screening outreach program; provides evaluation and crisis intervention counseling.
  • Participates in unit’s 24-hour telephone service; provides crisis telephone intervention counseling in a consistently supportive and therapeutic manner.
  • Serves assigned shifts to assess patients, who arrive in the emergency service department.
  • Coordinates with appropriate agencies to provide linkage and referral to community service provider(s) and psycho-education to family.
  • Completes all required documentation.
  • Actively participates and contributes to the smooth functioning and operations of the unit.
  • Meets all annual requirements and understands and adheres to all pertinent federal, state, and Rutgers regulations, laws and policies.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST0362. 

Mental Health Clinician III (Piscataway)

Date posted: September 12, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), Department of Acute Psychiatric Services (APS)

Location/ hours: Piscataway, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a mental health discipline.
  • Licensure to practice, as required by New Jersey State laws governing the discipline.
  • Eligibility for certification as a Psychiatric Screener in the State of New Jersey.
  • Applicant possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
  • One year of post-Master's experience in a psychiatric setting, preferred.
  • Valid driver's license required for outreach services. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Identifies the appropriate level of care disposition from skill based knowledge of DSM-IV criteria, clinical expertise, and departmental criteria.
  • Collaborates with medical staff to make the best assessment, provides the highest quality of care and develops an appropriate screening outcome in accordance with professionally accepted standards.
  • Provides coordination and on-site interaction with outside/other agencies involved in the screening process (e.g., police, state hospital, DCPP, Children’s System of Care, Emergency Rooms and other UBHC Programs).
  • Maintains comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of eligibility and admission criteria for units, programs, and contracts served by the department.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2963. 

Mental Health Clinician III (Cherry Hill)

Date posted: September 12, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), Deparment of Child Extended Treatment

Location/ hours: Stratford, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s Degree in appropriate mental health discipline.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work. 
  • Must possess all clinical licensing, as required by discipline and New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
  • Experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse, preferred.
  • Possess a CADC or LCADC, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develops and/or implements treatment plans for adults (ages 18-64 years) providing individual, group and family psychotherapy, as clinically indicated.
  • Participates in and leads therapeutic groups and activities and functions as an active member of the team. Recognizes the unique needs and behaviors of the adults (ages 18-64 years) with persistent and severe mental illness.
  • Assumes overall case management responsibilities for assigned cases, including coordination of treatment and liaison with other community agencies, healthcare systems and providers.
  • Maintains appropriate patient records according to the time frames and quality guidelines established by UBHC policy and applicable accrediting organization standards.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in the field.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2720. 

Mental Health Clinician III (Newark)

Date posted: September 12, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), Deparment of Child Extended Treatment

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s Degree in a mental health discipline.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure, as required by the State Board of Social Work.
  • Acquired license(s) from other disciplines, preferred.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish), preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Administers high level diagnostic evaluations or specialized psychological testing and formulates treatment plans.
  • Provides psycho-therapeutic interventions/services; involves patients and/or family members in the development/review of treatment plans.
  • Performs case management functions to ensure overall coordination of treatment services via systems linkages, service procurement, referrals, patient advocacy and community liaison.
  • Effectively collaborates as clinically indicated with other staff members.
  • Formulates progress notes and discharge summaries.
  • Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of the Child & Adolescent Partial Care Program.
  • Attends to professional development by remaining current in knowledge of trends and development in mental health.
  • Meets all annual requirements and understands and adheres to compliance standards.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST1712. 

Mental Health Clinician III (Piscataway)

Date posted: September 12, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), Horizon Initiative Unit

Location/ hours: Piscataway, NJ. Full-time. 

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in a mental health discipline.
  • Active New Jersey license as required by the Licensing Boards of New Jersey.
  • Currently licensed in the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or a Psychologist.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the New Jersey Board of Social Work.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provides training to network providers in the use of the procedures required to provide cost-effective care to the consumer community. 
  • Primarily responsible for conducting provider network development and consultation and training to network providers who are contracted to render care to eligible consumers.
  • Provides an in-depth clinical assessment for all types of consumers based upon DSM-IV criteria.
  • Participates as a member of the clinical team and is responsible for overseeing and preparing documentation needed by the funding agency to continue funding.
  • Provides communication and contacts with providers of care who render services to the eligible consumers who are referred to them for care.
  • Performs duties relevant to a lead position and promotes achievement of the goals and objectives of the unit and UBHC.
  • Demonstrates good work habits and works effectively in the Call Center environment.

For more information and to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2843. 

Reentry Supervisor

Date posted: September 11, 2018

Employer: Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

Location/ hours: Philadelphia, PA. Full-time.

Job description: This position will manage a group of staff members, manage a caseload, and work to build community partnerships. For a more detailed job description, please click here.

Requirements/preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative, productive, and respectful relationships with leaders and other institutions and groups including, but not limited to, communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities
  • Minimum five years’ experience working in the field
  • Prior supervisory experience, required
  • Prior experience on the staff or board of a nonprofit, preferred
  • Bilingual, preferred

To apply, please send cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae to reentrysupervisor@ysrp.org with “Reentry Supervisor Applicant” in the subject line.

Mental Health Clinician III

Date posted: September 11, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare, Adult Outpatient Services

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Full-time with some evenings required. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master's degree in mental health or related discipline, required
  • Valid New Jersey licensure, required
    • Applicants possessing a degree in social work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work
  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred

Job responsiblities:

  • Involves client and/or family in developing achievable and understandable recovery oriented treatment plans that promote the client’s strengths, independence, and autonomy.
  • Makes appropriate case disposition and referral decisions.
  • Supports and empowers clients to advocate for appropriate resources based on assessed needs.
  • Intervenes effectively with other systems on behalf of clients and their families in situations where language or cultural barriers impede appropriate care and service.
  • Assists clients in effectively managing crisis situations and formulating crisis/safety plans.
  • Understands and responds with sensitivity to cultural, spiritual, and socio-economic values and concerns of clients.
  • Maintains effective, open communication with members of treatment team(s).
  • Maintains clinical documentation standards as mandated by UBHC policies and other applicable entities.
  • Regularly attends and participates in training events and actively pursues professional growth and continuing education.
  • Meets all annual requirements and keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state, and Rutgers regulations, laws, and policies.

For more information or to apply, click here or visit jobs.rutgers.edu and reference posting number 18ST2624. 

School Nurse

Date posted: September 10, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC), Paterson Family Center

Location/ hours: Paterson, NJ. Part-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Valid licensure as a registered nurse, required
  • Demonstrated expertise in school health nursing practice and emergency procedures, preferred
  • Knowledge of child growth and development, community and family dynamics, current health issues and wellness education

Job responsibilities:

  • Conducting health screenings (vision, hearing, dental, height, and weight)
  • Monitoring and following up on individual child health records
  • Documenting and communicating with staff and parents about allergies or other health issues
  • Assisting with written policies related to health, safety and nutrition
  • Assisting parents in locating appropriate medical and health resources, as needed
  • Assisting in the development of written emergency procedures
  • Providing health-related training to staff, parents, and/or children

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please reference “School Nurse” in the subject line of the email.

Program Manager

Date posted: September 10, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC), Paterson University Corps

Location/ hours: Paterson, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position will be responsible for recruiting volunteers at area colleges and universities to link them with many of the programs and services operated by NJCDC. The program manager will also be responsible for oversight of the Paterson Youth Council, a self-governed youth ambassador group of 30 Paterson High School students that meets 3-5 times per month.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a diverse team
  • Strong interest in community development, education, and youth development

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please reference “Program Manager/University Corps” in the subject line of the email.

Assistant Director of Residential Operations

Date posted: September 10, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC), Hawthorne Supervised Apartment Program

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

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred.
  • Three years’ experience working in residential setting
  • Demonstrated experience working with developmentally disabled populations
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.

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 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

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please reference “Assistant Director” in the subject line of the email.

Program Director

Date posted: September 10, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC), Independence House and Elm Street Apartments

Location/ hours: Paterson, NJ. Full-time with flexible work hours.

Job description: This position will lead a team dedicated to helping at-risk young people transform their lives and build the independent living skills.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with at least three years’ supervisory experience in management and delivery services to adolescents and young adults, required.
  • Master’s degree in related field, preferred.
  • Experience in strength-based youth development, trauma-informed care, and/or resiliency training, preferred.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing, and supportive, yet representative of the realities of independent living.
  • Overseeing all facets of program operations.
  • Ensuring that the facility and all program components are operated in accordance with the highest standards of program quality and best practices and in strict adherence with state (DCF) licensing regulations. 
  • Screening potential residents, developing individual service plans, and ensuring that appropriate services are provided. 
  • Hiring, training ,supervising and evaluating program staff.  Conducting new staff orientation and training. 
  • Initiating and coordinating the ongoing transitional living plan process (known as Individual Success Plans) for each resident and ensures that all staff are active participants in the required components of this process.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please reference “Program Director-Youth” in the subject line of the email.

School Social Worker

Date posted: September 7, 2018

Application deadline: September 21, 2018

Employer: Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission

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

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social work
  • Valid New Jersey school social worker certification
  • Prior experience in school social work and case management and familiarity with IEP Direct

If interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume, and copy of NJ Department of Education certification to Dennis Schiller at dschiller@huterdonesc.org.

Licensed Therapist

Date posted: September 6, 2018

Employer: Point of You, Inc.

Location/ hours: Various locations in Middlesex, Union, Essex and Passaic counties in New Jersey. Part-time, flexible hours.

Job description: This position will provide intensive in-community counseling and assessments to children, adolescents, and families.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Available personal transportation to various work locations, required.
  • Independently licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or LFMT in New Jersey, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to pointofyouinc@gmail.com.

Peer Specialist

Date posted: September 6, 2018

Employer: Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc.

Job description: This position will work within MHANJ’s call center to provide substance use assessment, counseling, information and referrals to the public. This position requires an individual with lived experience of recovery from mental illness and addiction. This position has direct contact with callers and requires knowledge and understanding of the behavioral health and human service delivery systems.

Requirements:

  • Valid New Jersey CADC or LCADC licensure, required.
  • Background knowledge and experience in the principals of crisis management and suicide/homicide risk assessment.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to hr@mhanj.org.

Clinician

Date posted: August 31, 2018

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/ hours: Hamilton, NJ. Full-time, Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Job description: This position is responisble for providing psychotherapy/ counseling, assessments, and treatment planning for mental health and dual diagnosis clients engaged in treatment with the Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) program. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master's degree in social work or related field, required
  • Vaild licensure LSW or LAC, required
  • LCSW or LPC, preferred
  • Two years previous experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse treatment to adults
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred

If interested in apply, please send cover letter and resume to drivello@cctrenton.org

Bilingual Network Development Specialist

Date posted: August 28, 2018

Employer: Community Behavioral Health

Location: Philadelphia, PA.

Job description: This position is responsible for the coordination and provision of technical assistance and clinical training for agencies in the Community Behavioral Health (CBH) network. Including overseeing the development, review, and implementation of the CBH clinical procurements, assisting with initial credentialing and program implementation of pilot and special projects.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field, required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a behavioral health setting, preferably delivering evidence-based practices and applying to provider and system development
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), required

For more information and to apply, please visit the online application here.

Mental Health Clinician

Date posted: August 27, 2018

Employer: Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB)

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Part-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or sociology from an accredited college, required
  • New Jersey Department of Education School Counselor Certificate or School Social Worker Certificate, preferred
  • Experience working with school staff and students in education, prevention and intervention, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability
  • Experience working in urban areas and community settings
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s license and insured vehicle

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assessment/in-take and development of individiualized treatment plan for students, which addresses their behavioral, emotional, mental and social needs
  • Collaborates with school personnel on identification and needs of each student
  • Establishes and maintains communication with students, parents, school personnel and the community and acts as a liaison between these for the well-being and benefit of the student
  • Monitors student’s behavioral, emotional and academic progress from the initiation of program services to the termination or case closure
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates group work and preventive health workshops
  • Supports summer camp programming
  • Maintains files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policy and accepted clinical practices
  • Provides reports of services rendered in required data management system
  • Produces progress notes and case notes as a measure of tracking interventions and goals

If interested in applying please visit the online application here.

Support Program Coordinator

Date posted: August 17, 2018

Employer: Sharsheret

Location/ hours: Teaneck, NJ. Full-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, preferred.
  • Prior experience working in a health care setting, preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Job responsibilities:

  • Speak one-on-one with women and families calling with their personal breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and cancer genetics questions
  • Field telephone, email, and online requests for information and support for women and families facing cancer
  • Assist support team with quality of life program development
  • Coordinate support program-related projects and mailings
  • Program-related data entry and reporting

If interested in applying please send cover letter and resume to resumes@sharsheret.org.

Intake Specialist

Date posted: August 15, 2018

Employer: Family Promise of Sussex County

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

Job description: This position will complete initial intake, provide referrals where needed to outside agencies, complete comprehensive client assessments, development of initial individual planning for at-risk and homeless populations. Determine level of service requirements and refer to appropriate programs to support needs of clients. Ensures prompt access and client flow into and across programs.

Requirements/ preferences: 

  • Bachelor's degree in related field with 3 years' experience, required. 
  • Master's degree in social work or related field, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to fpsc@familypromisesussex.org.

Primary Counselor

Date posted: August 14, 2018

Employer: Turning Point, Inc.

Location: Paterson, NJ.

Job description: Primary counselors for Turning Point’s Paterson location will 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, Flemington and Verona. Their programs are built on evidence-based practices with an emphasis on education, treatment and prevention.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Attainment of credentials are required for this position such as CADC, LCSW or LCADC, preferred.
  •  Strong Knowledge of 12 step programs, required.
  • 1-3 years counseling experience, required.

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 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.

If interested in applying, please send resume to cdavenport@turningpointnj.org, or contact Turning Point’s human resources department at (973) 239-9400.

Divisional Manager of Behavioral Services

Date posted: August 9, 2018

Employer: Resources for Human Development

Location/ hours: Philadelphia, PA. Full-time.

Job description: This position will oversee and lead the growth of the Behavioral Services service line and Systematic Skill Building programs and will work closely with clinical, programmatic, residential and day support staff to oversee the development of holistic behavioral treatment and plans that consider thoughts, feelings and behaviors of our participants with an interpersonal and systematic context.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, education or closely related human service field from an accredited university, required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience providing behavior supports, required.
  • Prior experience working with individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities, preferred, as is coursework or experience working with people who have special mental health needs and/or have a dual diagnosis.
  • Current licensure as a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA)
  • Training in counseling and behavior modification/ABA

For a more detailed outline of this position and to apply please visit an online application here.

Child Welfare Stipend Coordinator

Date posted: August 9, 2018

Employer: Metropolitan State University of Denver

Location/ hours: Denver, CO. Full-time.

Job description: This position coordinates the Child Welfare Stipend Program within the department of social work for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. This role will support content development of curriculum in collaboration with the lead faculty for the child welfare curriculum and principle investigator. They will also serve as the primary point of contact with community agencies and ensure that the program is responsive to the needs of the community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in child welfare related work
  • Experience with prioritization and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office; particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with record-keeping and data base management

For more information and to apply, please visit the online application here.

Various Openings

Date posted: August 8, 2018

Employer: Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.

Location/ hours: Hammonton, NJ. Full- and part-time positions available upon request.

Description: Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. is seeking multiple full- and part-time positions including clinical positions, behavioral technicians, behavioral technician managers, and nurses (RN/LPN). RSVP here for a hiring fair on August 20 and 21 from 10am-6pm.

For additional information, contact Dominik Turski at 484-801-4847.

Father Involvement Specialist

Date posted: August 7, 2018

Employer: Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative

Location/ hours: Camden, NJ. Evening and weekend hours required.

Job description: Provides father involvement services including case management, care coordination, fatherhood and family life course education to partners of pregnant and parenting women enrolled in Camden Healthy Start.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or related field. Master’s degree, preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish)
  • 18 months prior experience in case management or providing direct services to clients
  • 18 months prior experience working with men in social services, fatherhood programming or correctional settings
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license/insurance and working transportation, required
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience with maternal and child health issues and target population, preferred

Job responsibilities:

  • Facilitates groups for men
  • Responsible for data collection and reporting on screening tools or similar instruments
  • Participates in special event such as, baby showers, health fairs, speaking engagements, focus groups, and quality improvement activities
  • Ensures client retention and follows through with ongoing educational support and referrals for partners/husbands/fathers-to-be enrolled in the father involvement programming
  • Maintains ongoing relationship with Camden city and county social services and healthcare providers

For more information and to apply, please click here to view the online application.

Mixed Methods Researcher

Date posted: August 7, 2018

Employer: Amazon.com Services, Inc.

Location/ hours: Seattle, WA. Full-time.

Job description: This position will work with the Amazon Connections Research team to spearhead research that leverages both qualitative and quantitative methods to understand and improve how the company best services its customers.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a discipline of social science (sociology, anthropology, social work, education, etc), public health, or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of and experience with qualitative research methods
  • At minimum, working knowledge of quantitative approaches (e.g., t-tests, regressions, ANOVAs, etc.)
  • Experience independently designing and executing research or evaluations aimed at answering ambiguous, difficult-to-test questions
  • Experience using qualitative research tools (e.g. NVivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose, MAXQDA) and quantitative tools (e.g. SPSS)
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • 2+ years of post-academic experience

For more information and to apply, please visit the posting on LinkedIn here.

Consultant PRISM Interviewer, Part-time

Date posted: July 31, 2018

Employer: Clinical Directors Network, Inc.

Location/ hours: New York, New York. Part-time, or less than 20 hours per week.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, OR nurse practitioner degree in psychiatry/ mental health, or equivalent, required
  • Prior clinical and diagnostic experience with mental health populations, required
  • Working knowledge of diagnostic structured interviews such as PRISM, SADS, SCID, or K-SADS
  • Working knowledge of the etiology and diagnosis of mental illness and addictions and DSM-V diagnoses and diagnostic criteria
  • Excellent computer, communication, and interviewing skills
  • Working knowledge of research methodology
  • Organized, detail-oriented, self-directed, and dependable
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize workload

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct structured mental health diagnostic interviews with complex populations according to research protocols; conduct interviews assessing prescription medication and drug abuse and misuse.
  • Perform case management activities to maintain and enhance study participant recruitment, retention, adherence and motivation.
  • Collaborate/consult on the delivery and implementation of assessments.
  • Use appropriate computer programs to assist in participant identification, data collection, and tracking such as DatStat, electronic medical records, study specific programs, and other computer software as needed (training in study-specific use of these programs will be provided).
  • Identify, appropriately respond to, report and follow up on participant-related concerns, including detailed documentation of critical incidents (e.g., reports of suicide ideation/intent).
  • Participate in all study-related training sessions.
  • Assure quality data are collected and managed according to Human Subjects Protections rules and regulations. Assist in the implementation of quality assurance procedures and on-going monitoring of data collection.
  • Ability to travel to clinic in New York City to conduct on-site, in-person interviews.
  • Participate in dissemination of site-specific project information and study site progress.

If interested in applying please send cover letter and resume to Sandra Monroy at smonroy@cdnetwork.org.

Fee for Service Therapist

Date posted: July 25, 2018

Employer: Resources for Human Development

Location/ hours: Philadelphia, PA. Minimum 20 hours per week with minimal travel to offsite meetings.

Job description: This position is responsible for providing individual and group treatment for clients organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective treatment outcomes.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in human service or related field, required.
  • Valid licensure (LSCW, LPC), preferred.
  • Incorporate the concepts of evidence-based practices relating to recovery, trauma-informed care, CBT, DBT, etc.
  • Experience working with children and adults with Mental Health and D&A diagnosis.
  • Experience working in an outpatient setting, preferred.
  • Ability to manage stress in the work place in a calm and professional manner.

Job responsibilities:

  • Improve access to high quality care for individuals across the life span
  • Promote integration of behavioral health, drug and alcohol, and physical health care services
  • Use evidence-based practices in service provision
  • Reduce avoidable emergency room and inpatient hospital use and complications
  • Build and enhance relationship with RHD program staff and outside providers to coordinate care
  • Complete all clinical documentation required; intake assessments for open access service
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of client disposition and continuity of care
  • Work with clinical team in an interdisciplinary approach to care
  • Ensure thorough analysis of each client’s care and ensure that charts are linked with all available resources
  • Develop comprehensive treatment plans for each client accessing two or more services across settings

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Kelly Clarke, Director, at kelly.clarke@rhd.org.

Mental Health Clinician, full-time

Date posted: July 20, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or psychology with appropriate state licensing, required.
  • Knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of the Positive Youth Development program.
  • Previous experience working with youth and adolescents.
  • Strong clinical, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office Suite, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Providing counseling to program participants ages 13-19 in individual and group sessions.
  • Providing counseling to families of program participants, when indicated.
  • Making referrals to community resources in the area of health, mental health, and substance abuse treatment as indicated.
  • Developing professional relationships on behalf of the program with the wide-range of community and hospital-based mental health providers in order to better serve youth.
  • Case management for youth who are referred to community resources, providing follow-ups as necessary.
  • Assisting in data collection for evaluation purposes.
  • Assisting the program director, as needed.

If interested in applying please visit the online application here.

Social Worker, full-time

Date posted: July 19, 2018

Employer: Green Hill

Location/ hours: West Orange, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position will be responsible for directing the social services function for 77-bed skilled nursing unit in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations and standards, as well as established policies and procedures of Green Hill.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Certification or licensure from the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners, required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a social worker, as well as one year in a supervision/management role, required.
  • Working knowledge of CMS LTC Phase 2 ROPs, required.
  • Current experience with EMR, required.
  • PCC (point click care) experience, preferred.

If interested in applying please submit resume to John DeLuca at j.deluca@green-hill.com.

Mental Health Worker

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Hoboken University Community Mental Health Center, Carepoint Health

Location/ hours: Hoboken, NJ. Part-time Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, plus one Saturday per month for 15 hours per week.

Job description: This is an entry-level position tasked with clinical work with children and families, specifically therapeutic/behavioral services for children aged 6-11 years old.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.
  • Prior experience working with families, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Meghan Daley at meghan.daley@carepointhealth.org.

Clinician, per-diem

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Partnership for Children

Location/ hours: Locations throughout Hudson County, New Jersey. Per-diem with evening and weekend hours required.

Job description: This position will provide in-home services to youth and families through the NJ Children’s System of Care, including counseling, skill building, and parent education.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), preferred with licensed social workers (LSW), required.
  • At least one year post-Master’s degree experience working with children and adolescents, required.
  • Experience working with young children (ages 0-5), or populations with developmental disabilities, preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic speaking), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resumes to ssteinberg@ccannj.org.

Resource Navigator, full-time

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Family Reach

Location/ hours: Position available in Parsippany, NJ or Boston, MA. Full-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in public health, social work, human services, or related field, preferred.
  • 1-2 years professional work experience, preferred.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work with a high-degree of collaboration and independence.
  • Ability to thrice in a fast-paced environment and prioritize while working under multiple deadlines.

Job responsibilities:

  • Handle daily communications and relationships with healthcare professionals.
  • Screen grant requests from hospital social workers to ensure.
  • Screen and handle communications with families who contact Family Reach directly for financial assistance or resource navigation.
  • Work closely with the family relations, development, and marketing staff to identify families to represent the Family Reach mission.
  • Research financial resources and providing advocacy and other services to families.
  • Contribute toward building a database of referral resources that staff can use to assist families.
  • Actively participate in weekly team meetings to share ideas, suggest improvements, learn from other team members about how to improve services.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@familyreach.org.

Community Engagement Executive Assistant

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Allies in Caring

Location: Hammonton, NJ with travel throughout southern New Jersey.

Job description: This position will gather family stories, create events, work with other organizations and the media, and generate a voice for Allies in Caring’s clients.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), required.
  • At least 2 years’ experience immersed in the Latino/ Hispanic community, required.
  • Master’s degree in public health, social work, mental health, or equivalent experience, required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media, required.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, written and verbal, required.
  • Demonstrated record of building and maintaining positive working relationships, required.
  • Good problem-solving skills and able to think on the spot.
  • Ability to travel—valid New Jersey driver’s license and vehicle.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage social media and website communications
  • Develop public relation and informational materials
  • Identify, asses, and coordinate community engagement opportunities
  • Develop and foster mutually beneficial partnerships and opportunities with community stakeholders.
  • Investigate emerging social media and communication channels.
  • Develop and implement fundraising activities
  • Seek in-kind donations and sustain relationships
  • Promote the organization’s mission and work recognition

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to iguillermo@alliesincaring.org.

Research Assistant, part-time

Date posted: July 6, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University-Newark, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, the Gluck Lab

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Part-time, up to 20 hours per week.

Job description: This position will assist with studies of aging and cognition in older African Americans in Newark. This community-engaged research project is part of the broader program of the African American Brain Health Initiative and is supported by a recent 5-year grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging for “Risk Factors for Future Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer ’s Disease in Older African Americans.”

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Post-Bachelor’s, or have a MSW, MPH, or other Master’s degree in biological sciences of health sciences field.
  • Prior experience in experimental research, strong computer and data skills, excellent oral and written English-language communication skills, good interpersonal skills and personality.
  • Prior experience working with the elderly, and familiarity with older African Americans and African American communities, especially in Newark.

Job responsibilities:

  • Administering health, fitness, and cognitive tests to older African American residents of greater Newark.
  • Assisting in the recording, entry, and analysis of the resulting data.
  • Participating in community outreach and recruitment efforts on campus and at local churches, senior centers, and public housing.

If interested, please contact Dr. Mark Gluck at gluck@newark.rutgers.edu with (1) a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria noted above and how this position would fit into your long term career plans and (2) an attached PDF of a formal resume with full details of past educational and work accomplishments.

Adoption Specialist, Per Diem

Date posted: June 21, 2018

Employer: Golden Cradle Adoption Services

Location/ hours: Cherry Hill, NJ. Per Diem.

Job description: This position 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 period.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, required.
  • Current LSW or LCSW, preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license and registered vehicle, required.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Desiree Huffnagle at dhuffnagle@goldencradle.org.

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