Alpert Jewish Family And Childrens Service

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Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.


At AJFCS, we are home to over 100 skilled professionals,

working as one team, in one place, as one family.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please forward your resume to jobs@jfcsonline.com.

When applying for a position, please note the position in the subject line.

 

 

Current Employment Opportunities

 

Social Worker/Special Needs Family Resource Consultant - LifePlanning

Levine Jewish Residential Service is looking for a Social Worker/Special Needs Family Resource Consultant to maintain our LifePlanning Program, designed to reach out primarily to aging parents with adult disabled children. The Social Worker/Special Needs will present at and participate in the design and development of a series of workshop/seminars for parents of disabled children. Following the workshops, provide clinical services to families in order to facilitate their life planning objectives. This position works closely with the network of service providers to older adults and the persons with disabilities. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform bio-psychosocial assessments of the family for the purpose of analysis of and independent judgment in the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. These assessments help determine the family’s needs and are performed in client’s home setting, office or appropriate community location.
  • At one’s professional discretion, develop action steps to meet the family’s planning needs and to establish a working relationship.
  • Independently refer for and coordinate needed services internally & externally. Advocate meeting the family’s needs. Consult and collaborate with other professionals and service providers to assure comprehensive care.
  • Counsel and support family members to maximize their well-being related to planning for the future.
  • Monitor the ongoing needs of the family’s planning steps, through telephone and face-to-face interaction in order to independently evaluate their progress.
  • Document all activity and maintain case records to meet quality standards.
  • Analyze and respond to emergencies/crises in order to maintain care plan.
  • Maintain caseload size as required by the agency to meet professional goals.
  • Facilitate support/therapeutic groups designed to encourage group self-help and planning process.
  • Respond to all communications in a timely manner for continuity of care.
  • Coordinate all internal referrals to other agency programs in a timely manner.
  • Conduct initial telephone inquiries and complete all appropriate electronic documentation/paperwork.
  • Independently coordinate speakers for seminars/workshops.
  • Participate in the development of the curriculum and implement seminars specific to the project.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in identifying trainers/instructors for seminars
  • Assist in the coordination the development of marketing materials for seminars
  • Maintain data base of all provider/vendor contacts and agreements
  • Develop and maintain clinical relationships with family members of disabled with a strong focus on planning
  • Maintain data base/Welligent and documentation in client records
  • Demonstrate knowledge of life planning vehicles and providers e.g. special need trusts, elder care attorneys, guardianship, etc.
  • Flexible hours that may include some evenings.
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with service providers and family members and ability to maintain an effective helping role
  • Sensitivity to the service population’s cultural differences and socioeconomic characteristics
  • Ability to establish a respectful working relationship with clients
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other personnel and outside agency professionals
  • Identify opportunities for expansion and growth of the project
  • Provide short term care coordination/case management, when appropriate
  • Other tasks and duties as directed by Supervisor

Qualifications

MSW or equivalent Graduate Degree from an Accredited School of Social Work or other Behavioral Mental Health program and minimum of one year related experience.

 

 

DIRECT CARE

 

Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (LJRFS) is currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our Group Homes (West Palm/Royal Palm) supporting adults with special needs.

Provide assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living. Also includes transportation to and from doctor appointments and activities.

 

Requirements:

-Minimum of one (1) year of similar experience is required (Group Home experience helpful),

-Valid Florida Driver's License/good driving record required

-High school diploma or GED required

-Ability to pass and maintain DOT physical requirements and pass level II background check

-Flexible to work days, nights (may include some overnights), weekends and holidays

 

 

PSYCHIATRIST (PART TIME)

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS) is seeking a Part Time Psychiatrist, interested in making a positive contribution to their local community, to join our busy, interdisciplinary; community based mental health team with locations in West Palm Beach, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens.  If you are interested in the flexibility to create your own schedule, work with an expert team, and be a part of a true community practice, please submit your resume.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please forward your resume to jobs@jfcsonline.com.

When applying for a position, please note the position in the subject line.