Family Support Worker/Program Aide - Healthy Families

US-NJ-Fair Lawn
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1698
Category
Clinical
# of Openings
1

Overview

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 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

Responsibilities

Responsible for initiating and maintaining regular contact with prenatal/postnatal clients. Home visits are conducted in the home to assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship. Responsible for assisting clients in establishing goals and a plan for the accomplishments of those goals.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma

  • BA degree in Social Work preferred.

  • Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking preferred.

  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities/families and the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

  • Must demonstrate good organization, communication, and problem solving skills.

  • Must be accessible to clients and a team player.

  • Must be available to work 2 evenings per week and/or Saturday if clients are not available during the day.

  • Requires use of own vehicle

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Agency's automobile insurance policy. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer



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