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Adoption House Program Assistant (Per Diem) 

Description

Looking for a Per Diem Program Assistant for our Adoption House Program in Union County, NJ

 

Job Summary:

Provide supervised visitation for parents and their children who have been placed in foster care to decrease the amount of time children spend in out-of-home placement and move families toward permanent placement, either with biological family or in an adoptive home.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Assist and take on case management responsibilities, such as collateral phone calls and coordination process
  • Create therapeutic and supportive environments by providing a variety of structured, age-appropriate activities designed to facilitate parent-child interaction
  • Facilitate weekly supervised visitation sessions for families with case plans of reunification or Termination of Parental Rights/Adoption
  • Facilitate sibling visitation sessions and provide opportunity for siblings to maintain their relationships and build healthy attachments
  • Educate and encourage parents to assume parenting tasks and teach parenting skills by role modeling and offering positive reinforcement
  • Collaborate and facilitate meetings with outside service providers to ensure the goals for the family are attainable and achieved
  • Attend and encourage quarterly meetings with DCPP, outside providers, and the family, to ensure and determine the goals for the family are attainable and achieved or require revision
  • Attend Quarterly Reviews at DYFS office to provide feedback and recommendations to hasten permanency planning
  • Follow safety protocols and transportation protocols
  • Report directly to the program director

 

What We Need to See:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or other behavioral health discipline from an accredited college or university, with documented knowledge of and at least one (1) year work experience with children and adolescent populations.
  • A valid driver's license and must be insurable under Agency's automobile insurance policy

 

What We Offer:

  • Referral Bonus
  • Wellness Plan, including Peloton Membership, Headspace and Hello Fresh

 

About CarePlus New Jersey:

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus follows Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA. Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  
Shift Days  
Location Adoption House (Union NJ)  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.





Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

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This position is currently accepting applications.

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