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Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of March 1, 2021
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APPLICATION

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

  • Program Coordinator (1/FT Position): To provide administration support and coordinator and to the Disability Support Services program, acts as a liaison with the DSS Leadership Team and agency departments that support DSS, manages all phases of special projects, including project kick-off, organization, scheduling, and execution while coordinating with all internal and external parties, submits required documentation for identified Requests for Proposals (RFP) through the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), troubleshoots Medicaid reimbursement issues as well as representative payee payments from families/guardians, coordinates the completion of all necessary rental and subsidy paperwork, maintains the hiring process for all group homes, day habilitation and developing programs. Requires: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 2 years relevant experience, strong computer skills – Microsoft applications, experience with an electron health records system, excellent organization and communications skills – oral and written. Hourly rate: $22.00 – $25.00 depending on credentials and experience.
  • Clinical Program Assistant – Program Without Wall (1/FT Position): Is responsible for routine administrative responsibilities, assists with referrals and collaborate with care managers and/or insurance providers, provides support and training to staff on documentation such as; progress notes, CABS Assessments and treatment plans, monitors and ensures that staff are consistent with submitting weekly progress notes and any other documentation in Care Logic and/or CYBER, organizes and collaborates new hire in-home staff orientation, maintains an accurate paper and electronic filing system for both employees, families, and service recipients, completes monthly reports such as client demographics, assists with monthly billing of all programs through Care Logic and/or insurance providers, conducts intakes for agency hired respite services with youths and families, provides support and training on initial CABS Assessments and treatment planning for Individual Support Services with the youths and families alongside newly hire staff, monitors authorizations for all programs and collaborate with staff, care managers and/or insurance providers on re-authorization of services, and provides administrative support and scheduling of clients to the Neurologist on staff. Requires: Minimum 1 year experience working with children, basic knowledge on DSM-5 and/or ICD-10 and treatment planning, strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite, strong communication skills – oral and written, excellent problem solving and organizational skills. Hourly rate: $19.23
  • In-Home Respite Worker (Per Diem): To provide temporary relief to families who are caring for a youth with developmental disabilities in the caregiver’s home. To provide support for families that need a break from the daily challenges while using a creative approach to enhance a youth’s well-being. Must engage the individual in recreational activities that support his/her constructive interests and abilities, support the individuals communication needs, choices and preferences, with the use of inclusive strategies, provide personal care to the individual as needed (may include but is not limited to lifting, transferring, toileting, feeding, bathing, and dressing). Will document the daily behavior of the individual, special incidents, accidents and any other information that pertains to the care of the individual. Requires: High school diploma, prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or challenging behaviors, ability to complete pre-hire online training, background checks and provide medical clearance.  Hourly rate $13 per hour
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Program without Walls (1/PT):  To provide in-home ABA services to youth ages 3-21 diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and provide supervision to program staff. Services are either for Intensive In-Home Services Behavioral (IIH-B) through Children’s System of Care or Managed Care Organizations (MCO). Services focus on decreasing dangerous & maladaptive behaviors while assisting youth in acquiring, retaining, & improving self-help, communication & adaptive skills. Requires: Master’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or related field preferred, certified BCBA by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, minimum one year experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum – Disorder and/or Intellectual /Developmental Disabilities, minimum one year experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and writing Behavior Intervention Plans, strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team. Must meet all agency training requirements and have a flexible schedule as services would be after school and/or weekends. Hourly rate: $80.00 – $90.00 based on experience
  • Residential Manager (FT): To establish a therapeutic milieu and deliver effective services through positive role-modeling and professionalism. The residential manager is responsible for the day-to-day functioning, supervision and management of the home. Responsibilities include ensuring the home has 24-hour coverage and supervision that is in line with ratio requirements, providing coverage to the home as needed, staff training and supervision, inter-facing with family/team members – internal and external stakeholders, completing reports, logs and ensuring all documentation is submitted in a timely basis.  Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with three years’ experience working with children who are behaviorally challenging, BA degree in Social Services or related field preferred, experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and previous supervisory experience, strong problem solving and organization skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and valid NJ driver’s license/good driving history. Computer literacy required – Microsoft Applications: MS. Word, Outlook required. Salary: Low – Mid $40s based on size of group home/level of service, experience and credentials.
  • Behavior Specialist (3/PT positions): Teach staff to implement the behavior plans and strategies that are developed by the supervisor that support the needs of intellectual/developmentally disabled (I/DD) children and adults in the agency’s care. Specifically, review plans with staff, implement house goals such as activity charts for staff to follow, report the progress of the staff and clients to the supervisor at review meetings. Requires: Master’s level professional with appropriate experience, willing to consider bachelor’s level professional
  • Individual Support Specialist- Tech 2 provider (multiple positions/PT): The Individual Support Specialist implements the Individual Support Plan as developed by the supervisor. This staff member supervises individuals with developmental disabilities to ensure safety and provides personal care to the individual while in the home or community as needed. Specialist will teach the individuals skills such as toileting, bathing, brushing teeth, meal prepping, washing hands, social skill building, effective communication skills, etc. This is a part time position with varied hours. All specialists are responsible for coordinating their schedules with the families. These positions that serves both Bergen and Passaic counties. Requires: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred), prior experience (minimum 3 years) working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or challenging behaviors, valid driver’s license and good driving history. Must be willing and able to use of own vehicle for the transportation of clients as needed – mileage reimbursement offered. Hourly Rate: $20 per hour dependent on credentials and experience.
  • Direct Support Professional – (FT, PT & Per Diem):To support individuals in maintaining their independence and empowering them to become integrated members of their communities. To establish a therapeutic milieu and deliver effective treatment services through positive behavioral supports and professionalism. Responsible for the care and supervisor of 4-6 individuals living in a community residence. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma, two years working with individuals with developmental disabilities, good communication skills, and a valid driver’s license/good driving history. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree, experience working with the developmentally disabled. FT Shifts: 3pm – 11pm, $16.50 per hour, 11pm – 9am, $15.50 per hour and exclusively Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm – $18 per hour. All shifts available at a variety of locations.  Priority hiring for our Awake Overnight positions in our West Milford and Ringwood, New Jersey locations.
  • Quality Assurance Auditor (1/FT) To audit and assess each program’s performance and compliance. Responsibilities include: announced and unannounced program audits, communicates program performance and compliance through documented reporting and elevate systemic issues, assists in establishing methods to improve efficiency, reduce risks, address quality of services issues, and to reduce the vulnerability of fraud, abuse and waste, provides necessary audit information and documents during annual licensing, Council on Accreditation (COA) and Medicaid audits. Requirements: minimum of a high school diploma and five years of group home experience, Bachelor’s preferred, strong problem solving, organizational skills, and attention to detail; excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Salary: Low $40’s – Mid $40’s
  • Patient Navigator – Recovery Support Services (1/FT): To provide a linkage to services and support to all Recovery Support Services programs. Works in collaboration with the Recovery Specialists to provide patients with a warm hand-off to appropriate treatment, case management and recovery services. Requires: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in health, psychology, counseling, social work, education or other behavioral health discipline with evidence of addiction coursework; Masters preferred, must be licensed as an LCADC, a minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with high need individuals with substance use and/or mental health disorders; excellent organization, and communication skills – oral and written, ability to engage and build a strong rapport with clients, bilingual Spanish preferred; valid driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation, good computer skills – Microsoft Office Applications; knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues, ability to effectively work as a member of a team, ability to effectively work with people of diverse cultural/economic/racial/religious backgrounds, sexual and gender orientation.  Salary: Low to Mid $50’s
  • Administrative Assistant – Recovery Support Services (1/FT): To provide clerical/administrative support to the director and program staff and serve as a liaison to the community and recovery support services. Responsibilities include: completing and maintaining monthly logs, coordinating  client satisfaction surveys and outcome studies, supports and strengthens the agency’s capacity to help clients achieve and maintain recovery and engage in health practices, inputs all departmental data collection and compiles reports, maintains data management system, responsible for social media marketing for Recovery Support Services, manages community events calendars; assists with updating and maintaining TCADR web-site; designs flyers and invitations for program events; prepares salary reports and coordinates schedules as needed, maintains inventory of program supplies and expands current resources, monitors, records, and responds to requests for information and materials, completes required paperwork in a timely manner as required by the funder/evaluator and assists Director with special projects. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma with three (3) years relevant experience or graduate of technical/secretarial school with prior experience, excellent organization, and communication skills – oral and written, excellent computer skills –Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Applications, social media marketing experience preferred, ability to engage and build a strong rapport with clients, bilingual Spanish preferred, valid driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation. Hourly rate: $20 – $22
  • Recovery Specialist (Multiple Per-Diem positions): To engage individuals who have been reversed from an opioid overdose and provide non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma and three (3) years of sobriety and experience in the principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness; preferred: Associate’s degree, must have the availability to work a 12-hour shift from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., valid driver’s license and uses of own vehicle for self-transportation.
  • Baby-Sitters – School & Families Programs: (Multiple positions/per-diem):To provide childcare and supervision to children whose parents are participating in agency workshop and training sessions. Requires: Minimum of 18 years of age, prior baby-sitting experience, patience and ability to physically care for children, which may require sitting and standing for long periods of time, squatting, kneeling, etc. Each cycle of parent workshops/trainings may be 7 to 14 sessions long. Schedules include: Mondays – Thursdays 5p.m. to 8pm – Bergen County: Englewood, Garfield, Lodi, Hackensack, Fair Lawn and Lyndhurst. Passaic County: Paterson 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Hourly rate: $12 per hour
  • Respite Worker, Zoe’s Place (Per Diem positions): To provide supervision/coverage to a mother/child home in the absence of the live-in house manager. Serves as a supportive role model and plays a vital role on the team assisting each resident in meeting their full potential. Responsibilities include: overseeing day-to-day daily operations of the home, enforcing program expectations and protocols, ensuring safety requirements are being adhered to, working with the life skills coach as needed, and facilitate mother and child bonding activities. Coverage is primarily on the weekends (Friday evening-Sunday evening), which include the ability to sleep in the home, provide vacation and/or during leave coverage.  Requires: minimum of a high school diploma, relevant experience, strong communication skills – oral and written, driver’s license/good driving history, ability to build relationships and intervene appropriately as needed.  Hourly Rate: $15
  • Baby-Sitters – School & Families Programs: (Multiple positions/per-diem):To provide childcare and supervision to children whose parents are participating in agency workshop and training sessions. Requires: Minimum of 18 years of age, prior baby-sitting experience, patience and ability to physically care for children, which may require sitting and standing for long periods of time, squatting, kneeling, etc. Each cycle of parent workshops/trainings may be 7 to 14 sessions long. Schedules include: Mondays – Thursdays 5p.m. to 8pm – Bergen County: Englewood, Garfield, Lodi, Hackensack, Fair Lawn and Lyndhurst. Passaic County: Paterson 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Hourly rate: $12 per hour
  • Sr. Clinician, Bilingual Spanish – TSVP (1/FT): To provide a safe therapeutically supervised environment for visitation between child and non-custodial parent, as directed by the Division.   Responsibilities include: counseling parents in their homes (or wherever the family and the Division deems appropriate) on developing or enhancing their parenting skills; providing weekly individual counseling sessions to the non-custodial parent; observing parent and child interaction and offers corrective suggestions/interventions to improve parenting skills toward a goal of reunification; providing DCP&P with necessary court reports, assessments of client progress and descriptions of parent/child interactions; attending family team meetings, developing and completing pre/post evaluations and supervised visitation checklists; maintaining level of service logs; testifying in court, maintaining NJ SPIRIT system and participating in updates, reviews and audits. Requires: MSW/LCSW relevant experience, must be equally fluent in both English and Spanish, excellent communication skills – oral and written, ability to work with diverse populations, strong engagement, and relationship development and interventions skills.  Must have a driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation to see clients and attend meetings. Salary: Low $60s
  • Therapist, Positive Connections (Per Diem): To work with children, families and adults to provide intensive in-community counseling and outpatient counseling services. Requires: LCSW, LPC or LMFT.  Experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: adoption, kinship care, substance abuse, the LGBTQ+ community and individuals with developmental disabilities.  Will consider well qualified LAC and LSW applicants.  Offering competitive rates

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS VIA

E-Mail: resumes@cafsnj.org
Fax: 201-634-3672

Mail: Children’s Aid Family Services
Attn: Human Resources
200 Robin Road Paramus, NJ 07652

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Children’s Aid and Family Services values a diversified workforce and follows all relevant federal and state laws and requirements. Employees at this agency are selected under procedures which provide equal opportunity to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. Our primary goal is to assure that the agency’s staff are able to successfully fulfill the responsibilities of the position assigned. In doing so, we embrace a full commitment to affirmative action in the recruitment, selection, placement, training and promotion of minorities. This effort recognizes the fact that our client base is also diverse. An equal employment opportunity is afforded to qualified individuals with disabilities who, with reasonable accommodation, can perform the functions of their position. Staff will also be promoted and/or transferred in adherence with these values.

Applying for an Internal Position:
If you are a current employee and are interested in applying for any of the following positions, please review the internal application found on e-center.