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DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

JOB TITLE:  Recovery Specialist, Reach One

  • Full Time, 35 hrs./week, includes Wednesday evenings Benefits Eligible

POSITION SUMMARY:

Peer position who advocates for, and assists individuals with psychiatric diagnoses to participate in meaningful activities that promote empowerment and recovery; provides direct contact, outreach, curriculum development, group facilitation, counseling, mentoring, systems navigation community oversight and crisis support as needed to individuals with psychiatric diagnoses: delivers peer support in the community; assists individuals with finding educational opportunities, employment, social activities and home health integration of services; advocates by understanding who the person is now, his/her life experiences, and his/her goals for the future; interviews potential participants assisting and creating action plans; and performs additional related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must have personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or chemical addiction services. Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Social Work, or a related field such as Psychology or Counseling, preferred; or an Associate's degree with commensurate experience and 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses. Knowledge of ADA, Mental Health Laws and Systems, Federal/State/Local Services, laws and systems related to individuals with disabilities desired. NYS Certified Peer Specialist a plus. Experience working with a diverse population. Valid driver's license. Spanish­ speaking desirable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

Please send resume by 7/2/18 to:

Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc. Attention: Human Resources
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Fax#: 845-268-3461
E-Mail: careers@mharockland.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Brooklyn Community Services

JOB TITLE:  Social Worker, Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
In our Preventive Services program, Social Workers provide a range of supportive services to families who have been identified by the child welfare system as being at-risk for child abuse and/or neglect. Social Workers assist parents/caregivers address barriers to their children’s health, safety, and well-being, so that families can stabilize, strengthen, and reduce the need for future involvement with the child welfare system. The Social Worker’s primary responsibilities are to make safety-focused assessments of child and family functioning, develop intervention plans, and help caretakers take charge of their respective situations and avoid future child maltreatment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Provide supportive services to a caseload of 10 families, at least weekly; services include family therapy, client advocacy, parent coaching, service coordination, and case management
  • Make safety and risk assessments regarding children’s health, safety, and/or well-being and develops safety and intervention plans accordingly
  • Collaborate with ACS (and other referral sources) to successfully engage families and transition them into specialized services, as needed
  • Make at least monthly home visits to assess the safety of the home environment
  • Provide advocacy and coaching to clients (off-site) to address any barriers to accessing any services needed by family members
  • Document all casework activity into city and state reporting systems (i.e. PROMIS, CONNECTIONS), maintaining compliance with all mandates set by the child welfare system, as well as program protocols and procedures
  • Actively participates in individual and group supervision, staff trainings, and unit meetings. This includes participating in consultations (of live or taped sessions) and receiving and giving direct feedback from/to peers and supervisory staff on a regular basis
  • Engage in all activities required by the program’s SFT model development process and delivers services as described by the current version of the model
  • Collaborate with ACS and other service providers (as needed) to address barriers or challenges related to assessment, service coordination or planning, and/or crisis intervention
  • Attend ACS conferences; intervenes and offers advocacy to families, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Previous work experience in a helping role with children, teens, parents, or families
  • Willingness and ability to do field work , including home visits in the community
  • Strong interest in learning Structural Family Therapy and working from a systemically- oriented perspective
  • Willingness to participate in training and supervision methods that include live and taped observation (i.e. give and take constructive feedback) on a regular basis
  • Ability to be resourceful and remain communicative in the face of stress and change
  • Ability to work until 8 pm, twice a week
  • LMSW
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish
  • Previous work experience in child welfare and/or family therapy

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Emily Rios – Division Director, Early Childhood & Family Services erios@wearebcs.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Brooklyn Community Services

JOB TITLE:  Social Work Supervisor, Family Services - Preventive Services, Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Social Worker Supervisor provides clinical and administrative supervision to a unit of 4-5 Social Workers, who are providing supportive services to families involved with or at-risk of being involved with the child welfare system. Main objectives are to ensure that staff are meeting all compliance requirements and delivering services according to our Structural Family Therapy model of practice. SW Supervisors are also an integral part of the program management team, providing leadership, training, and support to staff, program-wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide 1 ½ hours of supervision weekly to each SW in the unit, which includes both clinical and administrative support to monitor and ensure CWS and program compliance and best practice.
  • Track and supports each worker’s compliance with all mandates and deadlines (set by the child welfare system), as well as all program protocols and procedures
  • Facilitate unit meetings and trainings regularly, providing instruction, supervision, and support to SWs
  • Assess and support adherence to SFT model via live and taped observation of SWs’ practice
  • Review and approve all casework documentation on a regular basis; offers recommendations in supervision and via monthly supervisory notes
  • Evaluate and support staff performance regularly; documents progress towards professional development on a monthly basis via supervisory logs
  • Facilitate Initial Contracting Conferences and review case histories in order to assist in the initial assessment of cases
  • Collaborate and intervene with ACS, as needed, to address barriers or challenges related to assessment, service coordination or planning, or crisis intervention.
  • Attend any conferences facilitated by ACS, providing intervention or advocacy to the family and/or social worker, as needed
  • Intervene with clients and provide supervisory support (office-based and in the field) to address engagement issues, assessment challenges, and safety concerns.
  • Attend supervisory trainings and meetings to actively participate in and support the overall management of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required; at least 4-5 years of post-master’s clinical experience with children and families; Post-graduate training or experience in family therapy.
  • Qualifications Preferred: LCSW, bilingual skills, experience in child welfare, experience with Structural Family Therapy

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Emily Rios – Division Director, Early Childhood & Family Services erios@wearebcs.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Hebrew Home at Riverdale

JOB TITLE:  Elder Justice Outreach Specialist - MSW

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice, the nation’s first comprehensive shelter for victims of elder abuse, located in the Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health, which is part of a group of long term care affiliates under the brand name of RiverSpring Health, is looking for a full time Elder Justice Outreach Specialist – MSW.

The successful candidate will play an active role in our dynamic multi-disciplinary team; interact with shelter clients providing ongoing and supportive social work services; respond to referrals of elder abuse; and develop, conduct, coordinate and provide outreach and training of elder abuse educational programs. Works with Grants Manager to ensure efficient and reliable outreach data collection.

RiverSpring Health provides a full range of care solutions including nursing home care, managed long term care, assisted living programs, senior housing, rehabilitation services and specialized services such as elder abuse prevention and memory care. Collectively, RiverSpring Health empowers over 12,000 patients, residents and members to live forward every day.

Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a congenial work environment that is conducive for professional growth.

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters in Social Work required. Experience in elder abuse and/or domestic violence preferred. Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Please send resume with salary requirements to:
Assoc. Vice President of Human Resources,
Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health
5901 Palisade Avenue,
Riverdale, New York 10471
Fax (718)548-5314
Email: hrapplicants@riverspringhealth.org
For more information, please visit our web site at www.riverspringhealth.org. EOE.

 


DATE POSTED: March 23, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC

JOB TITLE:  Case Manager, Community Based Mentoring.

POSITION SUMMARY: Full Job Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks a service oriented Case Manager to join our proven evidenced-based, community-based mentoring program. The Case Manager is responsible for facilitating high quality, high impact relationships between mentor-mentee pairs. The ideal candidate has at least two years’ case management experience and is a dynamic communicator with a desire to learn more about how mentoring has the power to change lives. Responsibilities include supporting mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and youth; advising mentors, mentees and parents through on-going support and supervision; facilitating group activities that promote stronger mentoring relationships and support youth goal achievement; providing resources and referrals to youth, volunteers, and parents; and conducting intake interviews and assessments of youth applying to the program.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required in Human Services, Psychology or Social Work
  • Experience: 4 years’ case management and experience working with youth preferred 
  • Commitment to helping children achieve success in life
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate verbally and in writing to individuals and groups
  • Ability to provide effective interviewing, assessment and case management skills
  • Ability to comply with applicable child safety requirements
  • Ability to promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful mentoring environment that embraces diversity
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage caseloads and effectively work with clients
  • Must be proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Bilingual skills English/Spanish is a plus

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. In the subject please put "Case Manager." Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.

 


DATE POSTED: March 22, 2018

ORGANIZATION: Montefiore Mt. Vernon Hospital   

JOB TITLE:  Social Worker

POSITION SUMMARY: The candidate will be working M-F 8:30 am to 5 pm with some weekends. The candidate should have discharge planning experience with strong assessment skills and community resources.

REQUIREMENTS: LMSW. Knowledge of Allscript Care Management (formerly known as ECIN) is highly preferred. The candidate must have NYS screen certification. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 
Send resume to Prompt Personnel:
Fax: (212) 497-9554
joe@prompttempservices.com

 


DATE POSTED: March 21, 2018

ORGANIZATION: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

JOB TITLE:  Activity Worker, Social Club for Deaf Adults  (Monday, 5:30 pm — 7:30 pm)

POSITION SUMMARY: Design, develop and lead a variety of group activities; facilitate peer involvement and leadership of activities; maintain weekly attendance logs; supervise and maintain cleanliness of activity area; update and utilize community resource list; transport consumers to program and community activities as required and perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Personal experience with recovery from mental illness a plus. ASL skills preferred. Ability to understand and effectively discharge oral and written directions. Ability to get along well with others, flexibility. Experience working with a diverse population preferred. Experience leading groups. Basic Microsoft Word and Internet skills preferred. Valid driver's license.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: If interested in position please mail, email or fax resume by 3/29/18 to:
Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.
Human Resources
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY, 10989
Fax #: 845-268-3461
E-Mail: careers@mharockiand.org

 


DATE POSTED: March 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION: Bergen County Alternatives to Domestic Violence (ADV). Hackensack, N.J.

JOB TITLE:  Bi-lingual Spanish Clinician. 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Full-time $48,000 - $50,000.00 per year.

  • Facilitate groups with survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Provide individual counseling to survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Provide crisis counseling to survivors of domestic violence
  • Conduct intake assessments
  • Answer hotline calls
  • Provide accurate, thorough & timely documentation
  • Provide trauma-informed treatment
  • Work collaboratively in a team atmosphere

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field
  • Current & valid New Jersey license (or on track for):  LCSW, LSW, LAC, LPC, LMFT
  • Bi-lingual Spanish
  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills
  • Cultural competency

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume & cover letter to: dcohen@co.bergen.nj.us

 


DATE POSTED: March 13, 2018

ORGANIZATION: Children’s Corps

JOB TITLE: Child Welfare Positions (BA & MA degrees eligible)

POSITION SUMMARY: See Full Job Descriptions

Children’s Corps is a program of Fostering Change for Children that recruits, trains and supports individuals of all backgrounds who are passionate about working with children and families involved in the child welfare system. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children by building a highly-skilled and dedicated workforce that has the potential to become leaders in the field. The program offers an employment opportunity for individuals (with either BA or MA degrees) who want to work on the frontlines in New York City’s child welfare agencies, gain valuable experience, and make a difference in the lives of families.

Graduating students, alumni, and career changers are encouraged to apply. Once accepted into the program, Children’s Corps members are required to participate in a 4-week Summer Training Academy, which is held at Columbia School of Social Work. The training brings together “real world” experience and classroom child welfare training in order to provide a foundation of knowledge and skills before beginning work in the field. It also allows Corps members to begin to form their peer-to-peer support network. After completion of the training, members are placed in full-time frontline positions at agencies in New York City and Westchester, working in foster care, preventive services, or residential settings. Children’s Corps partners with 15 foster care and preventive agencies that employ the Corps members and provide them with a full salary and benefits.

REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a bachelor’s or Master’s degree before June 2018. US citizenship, permanent residency or valid work authorization. Ability to commit 2 years to the work, starting in July 2018

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: First, please read more information about the program on all the pages dedicated to Children’s Corps at: http://fosteringchangeforchildren.org/index.php/CC.  To apply, visit the "How to Apply" web page: http://www.fosteringchangeforchildren.org/index.php/CC/apply.  

Application deadline is March 30th, 2018

 


DATE POSTED: March 13, 2018

ORGANIZATION: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

JOB TITLE: Residential Services/Bernstein House. Full-time, benefits eligible, 40 hrs/wk (Sun. - Mon. 8 am - 4 pm; Weds., Thurs. 4 pm-12 midnight)

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide supervision and support to adults recovering from mental illness and residing in a community-based congregate setting. The Residence Counselor serves as a role model, providing a home-like atmosphere in which dignity and respect enhance each person's existence. The Residence Counselor participates in service planning and on-going support for each resident.

REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate or equivalent with some college coursework or experience in Human Services. Experience working with diverse populations recovering from mental illness preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills. Microsoft Office  experience  preferred. Valid driver's license and ability to drive program vehicles in a manner that provides safe transportation to program residents.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  
Mental Health Association, Human Resources,
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Fax#: 845-268-3461
E-Mail: dejesust@mharockland.org 

 


DATE POSTED: February 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  PROJECT EZRAH NEEDS, INC.

JOB TITLE: Full-time Social Worker

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • MSW Preferred
  • Intake Coordinator
  • 4-5 Years Minimum Experience
  • Sensitivity to PE Clientele
  • Oversight Of All Casework Issues
  • Liaison To Mental Health Providers
  • Financial Acumen(Money and Budget Management)
  • Ability to Review and Prepare Selected Financial Reports
  • Monitor ,Analyze and Review all Client Monthly Bills
  • Team Player

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume to robert@ezrah.org

 


DATE POSTED: February 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION: CHILDREN'S Corps

JOB TITLE: Child Welfare Jobs

POSITION SUMMARY: Children’s Corps is a program of Fostering Change for Children that recruits, trains and supports individuals of all backgrounds who are passionate about working with children and families involved in the child welfare system. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children by building a highly-skilled and dedicated workforce that has the potential to become leaders in the field. The program offers an employment opportunity for individuals who want to work on the frontlines in New York City’s child welfare agencies, gain valuable experience, and make a difference in the lives of families.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Application Information

 


DATE POSTED: February 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION: JCCA-Repair the world child by child 

JOB TITLE: Per Diem workers

POSITION SUMMARY: Application Information

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To become a Waiver Service Provider, please send a resume: watsonj@jccany.org or jonesa@jccany.org