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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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MST Therapist

The MST Therapist will serve as the adolescent and family’s advocate in attempting to provide and facilitate the best possible care and treatment available.

  • Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices
  • Attend weekly group supervision with the MST Team
  • Attend individual supervision weekly
  • Assure accessibility to clients when needed at times most likely to promote engagement
  • Assure engagement with all key participants
  • Demonstrate competency in all clinical areas relating to the implementation on MST interventions
  • Assure that all assessments are comprehensive, multi-systemic, and provide adequate information to determine the causes and correlates of referral behaviors to direct effective treatment within the ecological context
  • Understand and be considerate of multi-cultural differences in the community
  • Comply with the highest relevant legal, professional, and ethical standards
  • Provide intensive in-home therapy to a caseload of 6 to 8 cases at a time and serve 16 to 17 client cases per contract year
  • Provide 30-35 hours of direct clinical service (Case Management and Therapy) with clients weekly
  • Provide 24-hour on-call clinical service to all clients one week per month
  • Conduct MST assessment including review of referral information and initial intake
  • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement
  • Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, and outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process

 

Job Qualifications:

The MST Therapist must possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy or a related subject area with experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth
  • An ability to work in a treatment team context
  • A willingness to work extended hours when necessary
  • An ability to develop helping relationships and implement intervention plans with adolescents, families, and communities in cooperation with MST Team
  • A demonstrated ability to perform in a professional and ethical manner with the highest regard for adolescents, families, communities, and MST Team
  • Knowledge of community agencies and resources
  • 80% or better score on MST Training in South Carolina
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record

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Shelter Supervisor

Position Summary:
This person will oversee the daily operations of the JAFCO Emergency Shelter and will ensure the provision of a safe and structured home-like environment for the children residing in the Shelter.

 

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

  • Supervise all residential Social Work staff and ensure their responsibilities are completed
  • Direct Child Care staff to ensure that their responsibilities are being completed
  • Ensure that a safe, nurturing and structured home-like environment is being provided to the children
  • Ensure that the physical, medical, emotional, social, recreational and educational needs of the children are being met
  • Work in partnership with referral agencies
  • Be available (or assign designee) to accept phone referrals 24/7
  • Assist in orienting children and families to the Shelter program
  • Facilitate staff meetings and trainings
  • Ensure program compliance and quality regarding state contract and licensing requirements
  • Maintain daily census and submit to required agencies
  • Coordinate and implement nutritionist approved menus for Shelter residents
  • Administer satisfaction surveys to residents
  • Prepare and manage weekly staffing schedule ensuring that all ratios and alerts are being maintained at all times
  • Prepare activities schedule for residents for weekdays and weekends
  • Coordinate medical appointments and follow up for Shelter residents
  • Assist with managing behaviors of residents when needed
  • Supervise contact between residents and birth relatives when necessary
  • Maintain Medical and medication logs
  • Provide on-call support on a rotating schedule (every other week)

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Marriage and Family or other related field
  • 3 years related experience
  • Past experience in supervision of others
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certification
  • Physical ability to complete PCM Certification and implement strategies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must maintain Bodily Injury Liability insurance of $100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident on their personal
  • automobile when driving clients or their families.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Available to be on-call for emergencies

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Direct Care Overnight Awake – Emergency Shelter

Full Time: Wednesday – Saturday 10:00pm – 8:00am

This person will provide a safe and structured environment as well as provide for the physical needs of the children receiving services in the Emergency Shelter. The Overnight staff are required to stay awake all night, provide general housing keeping for the shelter and do 15 minute bed checks throughout the night.

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

  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Required to do bed checks every 15 minutes of all children in the shelter
  • General housekeeping including laundry, upkeep of bathrooms, kitchen and common areas
  • Ability to follow required intake procedure for overnight admissions to emergency shelter
  • Ability to address medical concerns and/or manage child illnesses including administration of medication and reporting issues to on call supervisor
  • Ability to provide a nurturing, caring environment for children exposed to abuse, neglect, and trauma
  • Maintain a safe and structured home environment
  • Supervise proper hygiene routines
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience working with children in a group setting
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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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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Clinical Supervisor,  PA

This person will function as the Clinical Supervisor to the Clinical Social Workers who are coordinating services for children under the care and supervision of JAFCO’s family preservation, foster care, adoption programs.

Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Providing daily supervision, case consultation, support and training to the clinical social worker/case manager(s) in the family preservation, foster care and adoption, supervised visitation and other programs in the NE office
  • Conducting all performance evaluations of clinical and administrative staff
  • Overseeing all clinical cases managed by the agency
  • Maintaining a personal case load as needed and providing clinical/case management services in home, in office and in the community
  • Performing and overseeing work assignments to ensure that service delivery is performed according to the organization’s mission, policies and procedures, and service philosophy
  • Responding immediately to all referrals and conduct intake assessments of all new cases
  • Providing emergency support to clergy and educational leaders as needed
  • Providing foster care and adoption pre-service and in-service training
  • Developing and maintaining supervision tracking systems for all clinical programs
  • Overseeing that all agency clinical client files meet administrative requirements, collecting and applying data to improve outcomes, ensuring that documentation is completed by clinical staff according to compliance standards and meeting the organization’s quality improvement and evaluation requirements
  • Providing oversight and review of clinical treatment planning on all cases
  • Training clinical staff on all relevant clinical interventions, child development and documentation protocol
  • Responsible for maintaining standards and documentation for all agency licenses and accreditation and verifying all outcome measures for agency contracts.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, or other degree in a related field in which the emphasis has been on Behavioral Sciences.  Licensed Clinician by the Department of Professional Regulations.  The Clinical Supervisor shall also have a minimum of two years’ experience in an agency or equivalent experience which demonstrates expertise in the clinical and supervisory areas
  • A demonstrated ability to utilize oral and writing skills proficiency in the use of the English language including grammar, spelling, punctuation and composition.  The Clinical Supervisor will also be required to have an ability to implement effective and efficient individual and group supervision of staff.  The Supervisor will have working knowledge of human development and behavior, current therapeutic techniques (e.g., including individual, group and family counseling fields, behavioral analysis and intervention, systems analysis and intervention.)
  • A demonstrated ability to address interpersonal barriers and strengths in personnel, empowering those receiving supervision, offer criticism in a constructive manner and understand employment and labor laws
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain credentialing to conduct individual supervision
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Must maintain Bodily Injury Liability insurance of $100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident on their personal automobile when driving clients or their families.
  • First Aid, CPR certification
  • Required to be flexible in work schedule, evenings and weekends availability a must

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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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