Employment

Assistant Residence Manager

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 40 hours per week, Assistant Residence Manager to work in a group home in Yonkers. Under general supervision of the Residence Manager, the Assistant Residence Manager performs a variety of tasks associated with assisting the Residence Manager with the responsibilities of the supervision and overall operation of a community based residence that provides residential habilitation services and supports for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Other responsibilities include performing the duties and essential functions of the position of Direct Support Professional; providing Person Centered Supports as out lined in the NYS DSP Code of Ethics; and promoting and practicing justice, fairness, and equity for the people you support and the community as a whole and will affirm the human rights, civil rights and responsibilities of the people you support.

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Community Direct Support Professional

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 40 hours per week, Community Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in our Community Engagement Program. Under the general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Community DSP assists in supporting individuals with disabilities in the community in leisure activities, internships and job placements. Other responsibilities include working with individuals to connect to community activities and organizations; providing assistance at volunteer jobs, social events and community classes. This person is also responsible for the completion of documentation and billing in compliance with OPWDD regulations and agency policy.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with prior experience working with individuals with disabilities. Associates degree in Human Services preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and group process skills; ability to be accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail; and able to perform job function with ethics, honesty and integrity. Candidates must have a valid NYS driver’s license and able to travel within the community.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the Community Direct Support Professional position please fax your resume with cover letter to [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com. WJCS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Community Habilitation Worker

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. We are currently searching for several Community Habilitation Trainer to work up to 20 hours per week at $14.00 per hour. Hours are flexible. The Community Habilitation Trainer will work in White Plains. Under the general supervision of the POINT Director, the Community Habilitation Trainer will be responsible to provide in home and community based habilitation services such as education, instruction, and direct services to individuals with ID/DD in independent living settings. Other responsibilities include assisting with the development of the individuals’ Community Habilitation Plans; promoting individual’s chosen individualized outcomes that empower and enable individuals to achieve their stated goals and to live as optimally as possible; and assisting in the development of social skills by providing education, training, and role modeling.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with one year experience working in a related field. Experience in working with the DD population; good knowledge of nutrition and good financial practices; and able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Candidates must maintain reliable transportation and possess a valid NYS driver’s license and a driver’s record considered acceptable to agency insurance carrier.

 At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Coordinator of Behavioral Services

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for a Full Time (35 hours per week) Coordinator of Behavioral Services (BCBA).

The BCBA will be working with developmentally disabled adults who reside in group homes in Westchester County.  Responsibilities include preparation of treatment plans, staff supervision and training, and attending conferences and meetings as required. Incumbent should have thorough knowledge of principles and techniques used in coordinating the delivery of developmental disability services.  Must have a Master’s Degree in Psychology or related field with one year’s experience in Developmental Disabilities.  Must meet the requirements of at least a Level I Behavioral Intervention Specialist. Licensed BCBA preferred.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Coordinator of Habilitation Support Services & Housing Support

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for a Full Time (35 hours per week) Coordinator of Habilitation Support Services & Housing Support.

The Coordinator is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of our documentation and maintaining regulatory standards as well as responsibilities associated with ISS funding and community habilitation program. Other responsibilities include overseeing, monitoring, training, certifying and when needed completing, of Residential documentation – ensuring compliance. Assist with screening applicants & maintaining a wait list for apartments at the Craft building. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree; knowledge of Home and Community Based Waiver Services a plus and experience with developmentally disabled preferred.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Coordinator, YPA

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 7 hours per week, Coordinator for the Young People Achieve program based in Peekskill High School. Under general supervision of the Director of Youth Services, the Coordinator will provide culturally sensitive and clinically sound leadership to the YPA program. The program’s components include case management, supportive counseling, group psycho-education, professional staff development and other intervention work with pregnant and parenting teens as well as prevention work with youth around healthy decision making. Responsibilities include network with and outreach to community based organizations and creating and delivering training and workshops for parents and families.

The ideal candidate must have good knowledge of Westchester County community, in particular new immigrant Latino community; good networking skills; good training and public speaking skills. Possess a Masters degree in Human Services or related field. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to relate well with supervisors, program officials, employees and others. Must be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Spanish speaking a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

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Direct Support Professional(s)

Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for both full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (12-35 hours/week) Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in one of the 13 group homes located in Westchester County. Under the general supervision of the Residence Manager, the DSP will support intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals in their development of basic living and social skills with the primary goal of integrating them into the community to the best of their ability. Other responsibilities include providing assistance, services and supports that promote independence and active participation in daily living within the residence and community; administering medications as assigned; and observing and reporting individuals’ illness, health care concerns, injuries, incidents and possible individual abuse.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have knowledge of basic residential services; able to handle sensitive issues while protecting others’ welfare; and able to participate in, pass and maintain certification of WJCS required training that includes but may not be limited to Medication Administration, SCIP, CPR/First Aid, Driving the Van and Mandatory Training as identified by OPWDD. Candidates must have a valid NYS driver’s license for at least two years. A minimum 6-12 months working with people with developmental disabilities, preferred. This position requires physical activity including but limited to lifting, moving, pulling, pushing, flexing, and bending. Please send cover letter with your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Housing Support Coordinator

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for a Part Time (20 hours per week) Housing Support Coordinator.

Under direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Services the Coordinator is responsible for responsibilities associated with ISS funding and community habilitation services. Other responsibilities include assisting in the screening of applicants and maintaining a waitlist for appointment, completing and submitting all ISS budgets and overseeing community habilitation services. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree; experience with developmentally disabled preferred. 

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Intensive Care Coordinator

WJCS is now hiring for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Intensive Care Coordinator. This position is part of an exciting program in Westchester County working as part of a collaboration with the local DSS office, to develop plans that would permit at-risk youth to remain safely in their homes and communities.  WJCS staff would be integral members of the DSS CSU team, providing direct care coordination to youth and their families where mental health needs are primary and providing on-going consultation to the team, from a trauma and mental health perspective. 

 

Interested applicants must have a car and a valid driver's license.  Applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field, and experience working with youth and families. WJCS is committed to an understanding of institutional racism; therefore, applicants must be open to that experience.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Personal Care Aides (PCA)

WJCS is currently searching  for Personal Care Aides.  Continuous recruitment.  10-40 hours a week in White Plains, N.Y.  Live-in positions available. The PCA will provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands. Provide and/or assist with personal care to maintain patients in activities of daily living (i.e., bathing, personal hygiene, toileting, self-medication, and use of durable medical equipment, ex. canes, wheelchairs, and walkers). Observe, report, and record patient affect and activities as well as care given using appropriate agency channels and records.

Completion of ninth grade education or equivalent. Holds a certificate from a New York State Health Department approved training course with no less than 45 hours of classroom work or an approved equivalency. Ability to read and write English. Ability to carry out simple verbal and written directions, handle small sums of money, and ability to get along with others. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior. Please send cover letter with  your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Program Coordinator, Child and Family Program

WJCS Family Matters program has an exciting, position available for a Social Worker to be Coordinator of Child and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) in Westchester County. This is an opportunity to provide and supervise a wide array of community-based services to youth and families, to promote their growth and well-being.   The new Coordinator will share the belief that with support, direction and guidance children with social and emotional struggles can thrive in their communities and with their families. The new Coordinator will join the “Family Matters” leadership team and have the opportunity to grow as a leader in this new strength based, innovative program. This is an exciting professional growth opportunity in the field of children’s mental health. Family Matters strives to be an anti-racist program, with focus and emphasis on understanding structural racism and its impact on families.

The position requires an individual with strong clinical, administrative and computer skills. The position is home-and-community based and requires a vehicle and valid driver’s license. LMSW required. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish is a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

 

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

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Program Specialist

WJCS POINT is currently searching for a full-time 35 hours per week Program Specialist.  This position includes benefits.  POINT is a community designed to support high functioning, special needs young adults (over 21 yrs., including autism spectrum) in transition to independent living.   The Program Specialist performs and provides a variety of tasks including oversight and guidance, assistance with services and supports that promote independence and participation in daily living within the home and community. 

The selected person will  have a  Master’s Degree in Social Work or  Mental Health Counseling, be computer literate in Outlook, MS Word and Excel, have 2 years’ experience with young adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities.  A valid New York State Driver's license, ability to work a flexible schedule and work independently is required.  Ongoing professional development offered and clinical supervision if needed.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is currently seeking a full-time or part-time psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner to work in one of our four outpatient mental health clinics in Westchester, New York. The clinics are specifically located in the cities of Hartsdale, Yonkers, Mt. Vernon, and Peekskill.

WJCS is the largest outpatient provider of mental health services in Westchester County, New York. We offer excellent benefits and generous time off. In addition, our psychiatric staff often benefit from education loan forgiveness under a Federal program to increase services to underserved areas.

Below is a list of specific requirements and expectations for the position:

  1. Board certified or eligible in psychiatry or related subspecialties
  2. Active NY medical or nurse practitioner in psychiatry license
  3. Active or eligible to obtain Buprenorphine Treatment Certificate
  4. Strong knowledge of psychopharmacologic treatment of psychiatric outpatients
  5. Work effectively with a team of nurses, social workers, and office support staff

In addition, experience in child and addiction subspecialties are preferred along with being bilingual in Spanish.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Registered Nurse

We are searching for full-time and part-time Registered Nurses, to work in our groups homes located in Westchester County. Under general supervision from the Director of Nursing Services, the Registered Nurse will provide nursing services for individuals residing in the homes operated by Community Programs of WJCS.

The Registered Nurse will promote optimal health and safety through assessment, planning and intervention as well as collaboration with an interdisciplinary team and other health professionals. Other responsibilities include coordinating mandated evaluations, such as physicals, dental, eye/vision, audio evaluations, and provide follow up for all medical recommendations; collaborating with the IDT to promote the strengths of each individual, as well as reports on current health status at quarterly, semi- annual and annual reviews; and provides training to staff on all medical protocols and ensures that all staff have a good working knowledge of the all protocol and ensures documentation is present for all trainings.

The ideal candidate must possess a valid New York State license to practice as a Registered Nurse; valid driver’s license and vehicle required; have a CPR Certification; and have experience working with the ID/DD population. Must possess good interpersonal and organizational skills and be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of OPWDD regulations as it relates to nursing practices and procedures helpful.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

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Respite Worker

WJCS is currently searching for part-time, flexible workers for two respite programs in Westchester County to provide in-home assistance for families caring for either a dependent older person, or as a respite sitter for a child/children with a developmental disability. Work hours and area are of your choice. Provide stimulating companionship, supervision, and socialization. Follow through with care plans recommended by the family. If appropriate take elderly client for a walk or help them with their exercises, play games, read, listen to music. If needed, fix a light meal or escort them to appointments, shopping, or errands. Must be at least 17 years of age. Ability to understand and carry out simple verbal and written directions. Must have ability to get along well with others, patience, kindness, and dependability.

If interested in working for either program, please contact: C. Kobroff, Project Time-Out, 914-761-0600 ext.310 or [email protected]

Our address is: 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com. WJCS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Social Club Assistant

WJCS is currently seeking both permanent part-time and per diem staff to work in our Social Clubs located in Peekskill and Shrub Oak, NY. Positions are open for Tuesday/Thursday from 5pm-9pm and daytime openings for Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8-2pm.

The ideal candidate should have a background in working with adults and have a desire to help others. Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record and be able to operate a 13-passanger van. Staff work under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, and will provide support and encouragement to the social club members to engage in a wide range of recovery oriented activities that span the spectrum of life including but not limited to recreational and social, education, work, spiritual, volunteerism, financial, health, basic living skills and housing. Other responsibilities include facilitation member involvement in chosen recovery oriented activities.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

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Social Worker, DSS

WJCS has an opening for a Social Worker to work in our satellite clinic in the DSS satellite office in Yonkers, New York. This position is part-time, 21 hours per week. This position includes benefits. Under supervision of the Program Coordinator, the social worker provides assessment, crisis intervention, referral and linkages, case coordination and treatment to clients referred by DSS.   The social worker works in partnership with DSS workers and provides consultation and guidance to the DSS workers on recognition of mental health problems and related mental health issues. 

The ideal candidate must have thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work; have interest and experience in working with multi-problem families; possess an excellent knowledge of community resources; and have the ability to work flexibly as part of a team, in both traditional and non-traditional settings. 

An  MSW  degree from an accredited school of social work and possession of or eligible for certificate to practice social work in New York State issued by the State Education Department.  On-going clinical supervision and training is available in the WJCS Educational Institute. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish is a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please forward your resume to [email protected]  by fax to 914-421-9066, by mail to Human Resources, WJCS, 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.  Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com.  WJCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Social Worker, YPIE

If you’re looking for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding professional growth experience, Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS), the largest provider of licensed outpatient mental health services in Westchester County, has a part-time job opportunity for you. WJCS, a nonprofit, non-sectarian agency with headquarters in White Plains, NY, provides the highest quality, cutting edge, evidence-based mental health treatment to individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds throughout Westchester.

WJCS has a part-time (14 hours per week) Licensed Clinician available for social workers or mental health clinicians at our newest Yonkers Satellite Clinic providing mental health treatment and consultation as part of an after school college readiness program. Under the supervision of the Regional Director and with the support of a multidisciplinary team and in consultation with the after school program, the successful job candidate will provide comprehensive, evidence-based mental health evaluations and treatment to individuals with psychiatric concerns during a college readiness after school program that runs from 3-7 Monday through Thursday, plus 9-11 on Thursdays and 3-5 Fridays.  Specific hours can be negotiated.  It may be possible to combine this position with another part-time position at WJCS to obtained additional hours.

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Social Worker- Linkages

WJCS is currently searching for a Social Worker for the Linkages Program serving Westchester County. The Social Worker will work directly with youth involved in the juvenile justice system, specifically, the Department of Probation, throughout Westchester County. The selected individual will primarily complete comprehensive, forensic, mental health assessments and referral for mental health/substance abuse treatment and other community based services, for clients assigned to WJCS' Linkages Program.

This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, position. The selected candidate must be a NY Licensed Masters Level Social Worker or NY Licensed in a related field from an accredited school, plus two years experience working with adolescents.  The selected individual must also have a strong understanding of adolescent development, be able to work well independently, have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to work in various host locations.  Licensure will be required within three months of hire.  Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus.  The selected person must have their own motor vehicle in order to travel throughout Westchester County.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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