Employment

Accounts Payable Specialist

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Accounts Payable Specialist to work in our headquarters office in White Plains, NY. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Controller, the Accounts Payable Specialist performs tasks involving the recording of expenses and cash disbursements following prescribed practices and procedures. Other responsibilities include coding, inputting and allocating invoices, purchase orders, expense reports and recurring expenditures to a computerized accounting system; obtaining proper approvals and backing up documentation; and performing administrative tasks related to financial record keeping.

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of A/P procedures and controls; must be able to use spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel and Word; and must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to relate well with supervisors, program officials, employees and others. Associates degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three years of experience required, preferable in the non-for-profit sector. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

 At WJCS values 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 HR@wjcs.com, 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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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 New Rochelle, NY. 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 rehabilitation 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.

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and health care conditions; knowledge of OPWDD Standards; and knowledge of supervisory and administrative practices that promote team work and development of staff. Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, two years of College preferred. Two years experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and one-year supervisory experience. A Valid Driver’s License for over two years is a must.

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 hr@wjcs.com, 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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Care Manager (Academic and Career Support Program)

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 14 hours per week, Care Manager to work in the Academic and Career Support Program (ACS) at the Mary J. Blige Center for Women and Girls, in Yonkers, NY. The Care Manager will work in conjunction with the Program Director and teachers to provide case management and referral services to the ACS Program participants. The Care Manager will identify and provide resources to help the ACS participants reach their academic goals, meet their immediate challenges, and reduce or eliminate barriers to their success. Other responsibilities include meeting regularly with participants to monitor their progress, establishing relationships with community organizations, and maintaining appropriate documentation such as action plans and reports.

The selected individual will have a minimum of one to two years experience in human services or case management. The selected person must have a strong sense of care in working with individuals at risk and in crisis or individuals with a number of barriers. Ability to interact with culturally and socioeconomically diverse individuals is a plus. We are seeking a strong communicator that has great motivational skills. The selected person will have at least an Associate’s Degree in a Human Services or related field or a High School Diploma with up to two (2) years experience in case management 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 forward your resume by email to HR@wjcs.com or  fax to 914-421-9066, or 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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Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

WJCS, the oldest and largest social service agency in Westchester County is seeking Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners for  part time work at our Family Mental Health Clinics in southern Westchester.  Psychiatrists/PNPs work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing innovative care to a varied population of children, adolescents, and adults.   Benefits are available.  In addition, professionals may be eligible for education loan forgiveness under a Federal program to increase services to underserved areas.  

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  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com, 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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Community Direct Support Professionals

Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for two 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 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 Community Direct Support Professional position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com 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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Community Habilitation Worker

WJCS is currently searching for several Community Habilitation Trainer to work up part-time, to 20 hours per week at $14 per hour. The Community Habilitation Trainer will work with individuals in their apartments 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 MR/DD/LD in supported 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 Community Hab position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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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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.

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.

If you would like to be considered for the  DIrect Support Professional position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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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Employment Specialist

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week Employment Specialist to work in our community engagement and vocational program located in WJCS’ vocational center. Under general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Employment Specialist will provide direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities who are seeking to obtain and maintain community based competitive employment. Other responsibilities include completing the discovery process, and assisting individuals through the process of job development, employment acquisition, and job coaching at work sites; responsible for the completion of documentation and billing in compliance with OPWDD regulations and agency policy; and provide a person centered approach to customized employment.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in human services field with a minimum of one year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Job Development and Job Coaching experience 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. Must have a valid NYS drivers 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 your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the Employment Specialist position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com 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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Group Leader

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 10 hours per week, Group Leader for an exciting program, “Shelanu” (Ours), focused on educational, recreational, and socialization experiences for Jewish young adults, with developmental disabilities, ages 18-35. The Group Leader is responsible for implementing programs, accompanying participants on trips into the community and synagogues, assisting in the organization of the group, and maintaining accurate attendance records.

The ideal candidate must have a background in Jewish cultural practices; experience working with adults in the autism spectrum is preferred. The candidate must possess a college degree. Must have a valid driver’s license and have own vehicle.  

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  If you would like to be considered for the  the group leader position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com 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.         

If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com  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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Home Health Aides

WJCS is currently searching  for Home Health Aides,  Continuous recruitment.  10-40 hours a week in Westchester County.   Live-in positions available.  The HHA will perform routine tasks that assist patients who are essentially home-bound with normal activities of daily living in their home and provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, shopping, laundry services, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands.

The HHA will provide and/or assist with personal care functions to restore and/or maintain patients' activities of daily living, i.e., bathing, grooming, feeding, self medication, skin care, equipment including walkers, crutches, canes, and oxygen. Records and/or reports care given, patient's response and any deviations from normal reactions or routines. Knowledge of specific deviation from normal physical/mental functioning. Ability to understand and carry out technical, non-technical oral and/or written directions, maturity, reliability, good physical and emotional health, communication skills. Holds a certificate from a New York State Department of Health approved training course with 60 hours of classroom and 30 hours of clinical training or an approved equivalency. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior. NYS Driver's License 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 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 a Home Health Aide position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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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Home Visitors

The WJCS Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) is currently recruiting part-time visitors, who receive a stipend, for the new program year 2016-2017 (October – May). Staff Training will be held in September. This meaningful and exciting work requires a minimum commitment of nine hours per week. Although Home Visitors’ hours are flexible, attendance is required at weekly staff/training meetings held on Wednesday mornings at WJCS, 141 North Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530.

The Parent-Child Home Program serves low-income families in White Plains, Port Chester, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Greenburgh and Mt. Vernon. Visitors call on parents and children in their homes for a half hour, twice weekly, beginning when the child is about two years old. Each week, the Home Visitor brings a book or toy and in the comfort of the family’s home, parent, child and home visitor participate in fun and stimulating activities using the book or toy. The Home Visitor models verbal interaction – reading, conversation, and play – designed to develop language and literacy skills and school readiness skills.

Home Visitors need no special educational background, but must have a personality suited to home visiting and working with parents and toddler-aged children. Prior to beginning home visits, Home Visitors participate in 16 hours of paid training.

If you would like to be considered for a Home Visitor position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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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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 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 and experience working with youth and families in a variety of settings or a Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.  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 Intensive Care Coordinator position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com, 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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Maintenance Specialist

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) has an opening for a full-time, 40 hours per week, Maintenance Specialist to work in our Community Programs Division in White Plains, NY. Under the general supervision of the Senior Maintenance Specialist the Maintenance Specialist is responsible for conducting inspections and repairs in the community residences and for maintaining the interior and exterior of the residences in accordance with OPWDD regulations. 

The ideal candidate must possess a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent; five (5) years experience in performing maintenance work with some specialization in at least one trade. Must have knowledge and expertise in basic plumbing, home repairs, carpentry and electrical. Must be able to kneel, bend, sit and lift fifty (50) pounds. Ability to work well as a team. Must have a driver’s license in good standing for at least two (2) years.

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 this position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com by fax to 914-421-9066, or by mail to Human Resources, WJCS, 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, New York 10603

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Personal Care Aides

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.

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 a PCA position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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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Program Coordinator Early Childhood

WJCS is currently seeking an energetic early childhood/literacy program coordinator (fulltime 35 hours per week) to work in our in award winning Parent Child Program. As an early childhood team of professionals, we strive to promote early literacy, school readiness, and parental education programs that prepare young children for academic success by empowering parents/caregivers to be their children’s first and most the important teacher. Under the general supervision of the program director, the selected person will be responsible for implementing and managing the nationally acclaimed Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) in New Rochelle and its playgroup component, the New Rochelle Parent Child Center (PCC). Other responsibilities include the recruitment, training, and ongoing supervision of part-time PCHP home visitors and other staff, the recruitment and selection of families to participate in the program, curriculum development for Parent Child Center, and the development of early literacy support systems reflecting community and program needs and goals.              

The ideal candidate must have the ability to work with diverse populations and groups, including families, child care staff, schools, businesses, and government agencies. The selected person should also have experience developing and implementing program plans, developing early literacy/early learning curricula, providing staff training, and collecting program and participant data. Knowledge of community resources is also helpful.

A MS or MA in early childhood education, with an emphasis on child development and parental education or MSW with experience in early childhood, parent education, and community engagement strongly preferred; or BA considered with minimum of five (5)  years experience in early childhood teaching, supervision, and administration.

This position will be based in the WJCS Hartsdale Office, however candidate must have his/her own vehicle for home visits and community meetings in the New Rochelle. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Bilingual English/Spanish 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 your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com, 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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Program Specialist

WJCS POINT Program is currently searching for a part-time 14 hours per week Program Specialist.  POINT is a program 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 dally living within the home and community. 

The selected person will  have a  minimum of  a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education or a related field, Master’s Degree preferred; be computer literate in Outlook, MS Word and Excel, have  two year s  experience  with  young adults   with developmental disabilities .  A valid New York State Driver's license, ability to work a flexible schedule and work independently is required.  Ongoing professional development offered.

 At WJCS values 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 HR@wjcs.com, 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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Psychologist

WJCS is looking for a part-time, 21 hours per week, Psychologist for the DD Program located in Hartsdale, NY. This position includes benefits.

The Psychologist will provide evidence-based therapeutic services to individuals ranging in age from 5 through adulthood, dually diagnosed with an intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder and co-morbid psychiatric issues. The Psychologist also provides supervision, training and oversight to psychology interns, externs, and other trainees, oversees research projects and provides leadership on evidence-based practices. The individual will be a member of an interdisciplinary clinical team, and will actively participate in the WJCS APA-accredited internship selection and training process. He/she will consult with clinical staff on psychological testing, evidence-based practices, diagnostic and clinical issues, and research.

The selected candidate must have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program in clinical, counseling, or school psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess a valid New York State license. The selected individual must have a thorough understanding of psychiatric disorders, and an interest in and some experience with developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders. Additionally, the individual must be a strong team player, and have experience working on an interdisciplinary team in an outpatient setting, a commitment to evidence-based practices, research skills, and a comfort with computer applications. Teaching/supervision experience are plusses.

WJCS values 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.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If  you would like to be considered for the  Psychologist position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com, 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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Registered Nurse

WJCS is searching for a  Registered Nurses. This  is full-time, 36  hours per week 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 the interdisciplinary team and other health professionals. Other responsibilities include coordinating mandated evaluations, such as physicals, dental, eye/vision and 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 trained protocol and , ensures documentation is present for all trainings.

The ideal candidate must possess a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State; valid driver’s license and ability to travel to various locations; 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.

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 Registered Nurse  position, please forward your resume to hr@wjcs.com, 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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Service Coordinator

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Service Coordinator to work throughout the Westchester area. The Service Coordinator uses a person-centered planning process to develop, implement, and maintain the Individualized Service Plan (ISP), makes referrals, conducts meetings, prepares and distributes reports as required, and ensures that Medicaid and other government benefits are maintained for assigned individuals. Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills, ability to develop rapport with individuals served and their families, strong attention to detail and is able to multitask efficiently and effectively. Knowledge of OPWDD, Individual Supports and Services (ISS), Consolidated Supports and Services (CSS) and government benefits, such as Medicaid and SNAP a plus.

The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelors Degree in a health or human service field, or a Bachelors Degree in any field with at least 20 credits in health or human services, plus one-year experience assisting people with a developmental disability or working with a similar population. Candidate must have a Valid New York State driver’s license and a vehicle to travel from one site to another.

 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  Service Coordinator position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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 Club Per Diem Staff

WJCS is currently seeking per diem staff to work in our Social Clubs located in Mohegan Lake, NY. Under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator, per diem staff will fill in for our regular staff whenever they are not able to work. Our staff supports and encourages the 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, educational, work, spiritual, volunteerism, financial, health, basic living skills and housing. Other responsibilities include facilitating member involvement in chosen recovery oriented activities.

The ideal candidate should have a background in working with adults and have a desire to help others achieve their personal goals. Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record and be able to operate a 15-passanger van.  

 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 a per-diem Social Club position, please forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com, 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

WJCS has an opening for a Social Worker to work in our satellite clinic in the DSS office in Yonkers, New York. This position is full-time, 35 hours per week. 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 required.

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.

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Staff Psychiatrist

WJCS, a large human service agency in Westchester County, is seeking a dynamic individual to assume the role of a psychiatrist.   The psychiatrists will privde direct care and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team working in an expanding variety of community settings.  Minimum requirement of at least two (2) years post training clinical and administrative experience, including familiarity with electronic records and Board Certification in Psychiatry.  Experience in management of child psychiatry and/or Board Certification in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry a plus, but not required.

WJCS values 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 forward your resume to HR@wjcs.com 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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