Current Openings

RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) Part Time, Evenings & Weekends

Assist in the development and implementation of the respite services offered by the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center. This person’s job responsibility includes but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the implementation of treatment plans created by the supervisor to ensure safety, structure and enrichment for the children
  • Assist in providing appropriate training to staff, volunteers and parents
  • Physically provide on-site behavioral interventions as needed and model behavioral skills for all staff
  • Assist in the facilitation of groups with caregivers, siblings and family members
  • Develop materials to support behavior training
  • Attend team meetings and parent conferences
  • Be available and flexible to assist with emergency scheduling needs for all respite programs

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of High School diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or currently working towards higher education in the field of Behavior Analysis
  • Certification as a Registered Behavior Technician
  • Minimum of 1 year of ABA experience with children with developmental disabilities
  • Experience in programming and behavioral intervention with children with developmental disabilities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certification
  • Must be capable of becoming PCM Practitioner Level 2 Certified
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • High energy, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to problem solve

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Speech and Occupational Therapist

Independent Contractor

JAFCO is looking to partner with License Speech and Occupational Therapist to offer services to our current clients and office space for you to continue to grow your current practice.

 Qualifications/Skills:

  • Current Florida Therapist License
  • Ability to Work Independently and also as a Team Member/Leader
  • Must have access to a desktop computer, laptop or tablet
  • Responsible, Dependable and Organized
  • Established approved provider for Medicaid and Private insurance billing
  • Proof of liability Insurance coverage
  • Minimum of 3 years direct experience and commitment to working with children who have a developmental disability and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Competent in Word and Excel

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Clinical Administrative Assistant

Position requiring a minimum of 5 years of administrative support experience

Candidate must have strong organizational and follow up skills and must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment and take initiative.

  • College degree preferred, minimum of five years’ experience working clinical office setting
  • Computer expertise in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel; able to adapt to working with other clinical programs
  • Strong organizational skills and abilities to handle multi-tasks simultaneously
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with multiple generation levels
  • Demonstrates accountability and responsibility for daily work
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, confidentiality and quality improvement

Ability to work Full Time, 40 hours per week: Monday – Friday

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House Parent

Full Time 40 – 50 hours per week, nights and weekend requirements included on-call availability. This person will ensure that a safe, structured and home-like environment is provided in the JAFCO Group Home while providing for the physical and emotional needs of the children residing in the Group Home.  He/she will be the primary parent of the home and will oversee the welfare of the children as a typical parent would do while on campus and off.  The House Parent will provide support, training and supervision to the Assistant House Parents as needed.

  • Oversee staff schedule and staff responsibilities for assigned Group Home
  • Ensure that children have healthy meals and snacks each day according to an approved menu
  • Ensure that children have clean and appropriate clothing each day
  • Complete necessary paperwork for the Group Home including the following:
    • Maintain monthly fire drill logs
    • Monitor allowance logs and collect them monthly for the persons’ served file
    • Maintain van inspection logs, mileage logs, phone logs, and visitor logs
    • Complete incident report forms as needed
    • Maintain daily living logs and summary of interactions forms
    • Monitor weekly petty cash for the homes
    • Prepare case notes as needed

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency and 3 years work-related experience
  • First Aid certification
  • CPR certification
  • Water Safety Certification
  • Must be capable of becoming PCM Practitioner Level 2 Certified
  • Available to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Must have clean driving record

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RN/LPN  Children’s Ability Center

This person will oversee and provide for the medical and physical needs of the children who receive services at the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center, while ensuring best health and wellness practices.

  • Arrange and ensure that all medical appointments are attended and followed up
  • Administer medication per physician’s orders and document as per agency policies and procedures
  • Implement all doctors’ recommendations
  • Ensure/provide proper care of children when they are ill
  • Oversee all hospitalizations and discharge instructions
  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Ensure/provide proper daily hygiene of the children including bathing, toilet, first aid and wound care
  • Train staff and supervise proper hygiene practices, bathing, toileting, first aid and wound care
  • Assist with and prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Work as part of the team and assist with child care duties as needed
  • Participate as member of clinical team meetings
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required
  • Be available and flexible to accommodate scheduling needs

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Past experience working with children with developmental disabilities
  • Completion of annual 40 hours of in-service training
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends
  • CPR, First Aid, and PCM Certification

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Social Worker (bi-lingual) – JAFCO Children’s Ability Center

Full Time: 40-45 hours per week. Afternoon/Evenings and Weekend hours required.

This person will function as a team member in coordinating services for children and their families under the care and supervision of JAFCO Children’s Ability Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. The social worker will serve as the child and family’s primary advocate facilitating the best possible care and services available.

  • Provide comprehensive information and referral for services within the South Florida developmental disabilities community.
  • Provide counseling and case management services both in the office and in home.
    Maintain case documentation including bio-psychosocial assessment, case notes, treatment plans and other reports based upon Medicaid, CARF, county and state standards.
  • Facilitate support groups and parent education and behavior training seminars.
  • Advocate for client by coordinating all community and professional services and eliminating barriers to accessing treatment including transportation if needed.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, Licensed, and a minimum of 3 years direct experience and commitment to working with children who have a developmental disability and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Competent in Word and Excel

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Direct Care Staff

This person will provide a safe and structured environment as well as provide for the physical needs of the children receiving services from JAFCO.

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Maintain a safe and structured home environment
  • Coordinate children’s activity schedule in the home and at the Respite Center
  • Coordinate children’s transportation to extracurricular activities
  • Accompany children to all activities and assist other staff in engaging children in the activities
  • Supervise proper hygiene routines
  • Supervise medication distribution and document appropriately
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required

 

Physical Job Requirements:  Must be physically capable of driving an automobile in a safe manner.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, stoop, bend, kneel, stand/walk up to 4 hours, and be capable of continuous activity with children; must be able to perform housekeeping duties such as mopping and vacuuming large areas; must be physically able to participate in PCM training (Professional Crisis Management).

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency and 3 years work-related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Strong verbal and written command of the English Language
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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