Careplus New Jersey Paramus , NJ 07652
Posted 1 week ago
Looking for two?full-time LifeSet Specialists.
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?young adults with the transition to adulthood.
Meeta minimum of one time 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 a young person to identify goals and work with them to achieve them.
Conduct ongoing assessment of the young person's needs from a strength-focused, solution-based perspective and develops 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 trainings and individual and team supervision and development and to follow up and/or implement feedback and recommendations received 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 county.
What We Need to See:
Bachelors degree in social services with one-year related experience in counseling and or case management or other related experience is required OR Masters degree in field of social work, psychology or related field 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
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.
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