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Life Set Specialist (Youth Coach) 

Description

Looking for a full-time LifeSet Specialist.

 

Job Summary:

The LifeSet Specialist is responsible for providing services to address the needs of young people who are transitioning out of care and need individualized skill development and support to transition successfully into adulthood, specifically obtaining and maintaining safe and suitable housing, continuing their education, learning independent living skills, obtaining and maintaining employment, building a support system, and remaining free from legal involvement.


What You Will Do:

  • Provide individual services to 8-10 young adults in the home and community setting to assist the young adult with the transition to adulthood.
  • Meet at least once per week face-to-face with the young person and provide additional support via phone, text, or in person as needed.
  • Directly responsible for all interventions associated with a specific young adult and any additional resources or supports.
  • Support young people to identify goals and work with them to achieve them.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of the young persons' needs from a strength-focused, solution-based perspective and develop service plans monthly.
  • Document all service contacts with the young adult within the timelines required by the organization.
  • Be on-call rotation and respond in person at any time when it is determined to be necessary by the Supervisor, LifeSet Model Expert, and Program Director.
  • Attend and actively participate in training and individual and team supervision and development.
  • Follow up and/or implement feedback and recommendations from the Supervisor, Program Director, and LifeSet Model Expert.
  • Adhere to all ethical and legal guidelines, including confidentiality and mandated reporting.
  • Work will be in Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Morris, and Essex counties.


What We Need to See:

  • A Bachelor's degree in social services with one-year of related experience in counseling and or case management or other related experience is required, OR a Master's degree in a field of social work, psychology, or a related field is preferred.
  • A valid driver's license and must be insurable under Agency automobile insurance.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

 

What We Offer:

  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High-plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement, and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

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 Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Location Main Site  
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 

supervisorUID None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://CarePlusNJInc.appone.com



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