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Do you want to spend today helping others find a better tomorrow?

 

Jewish Family Service is dedicated to making the Cincinnati community a better place to live for everyone, especially its most vulnerable citizens. From helping families navigate the process of adopting a child to connecting caregivers to resources for their aging parents, we have been strengthening the lives of individuals and families since 1943!

 

Over the years, the agency has evolved and adjusted its mission to meet the ever changing needs of the community it serves, but one thing has remained the same since the agency was founded-Jewish Family Service hires incredible people to do remarkable things!

 

If you are wondering, if you have to be Jewish to work here. Absolutely not! Jewish Family Service values a diverse workforce and serves clients from all walks of life and with every imaginable background. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are not concerned about your religious affiliation, your ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender/gender identity, race, political beliefs, etc. We only care about your abilities, skills, knowledge, and degree of human compassion.

 

Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati offers a professional yet friendly and fun work environment. We offer some nice perks* such as:

  • Paid Holiday: 7 National holidays and up to 13 Jewish holidays every year
  • Professional development including Free CEUs and Free Group Supervision (2 hours per week for LSWs working toward LISW, maximum of 6 supervisees in the group)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health, Dental, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • 401K, Flex Spending Account, Health Savings Account
  • Sick Time and Long Term Sick Bank
  • Discount on individual membership at the Mayerson JCC, the J Cafe, and preschool

*some perks require a minimum number of work hours per week or eligibility

 


TEAMWorks Afterschool Program Coordinator

Location: Jewish Family Service - 8487 Ridge Rd Cincinnati OH 45236

Employee Type: Part time (10 hours per week), Seasonal

Wednesdays approximately 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; scheduling of other hours negotiable.

Education: Bachelor or Associates Degree

Experience: At least 1 year working with school-age children

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/vY82KL

 

  

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The TEAMWorks Afterschool Program meets weekly to provide 4th-6th graders with tutoring, enrichment activities, social-emotional learning and mentoring. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the planning, preparation, and implementation of TEAMWorks for the upcoming (2017-18) school year in collaboration with Pleasant Ridge Montessori School (PRM), Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church (PRPC), and Jewish Family Service (JFS) Bigs & Littles mentoring program, under the supervision of Jewish Family Service.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Directly nurture and encourage children while providing them with opportunities to engage in appropriate cognitive and social learning in a caring, supportive environment.
  • Facilitate students’ afterschool arrival, transitions between activities, and evening dismissal from weekly program sessions.
  • Coordinate and oversee weekly TEAMworks tutoring and enrichment hours:
    • Recruit and secure suitable volunteer tutors for the program.
    • Coordinate with school professionals to identify and secure appropriate tutoring materials for students.
    • Identify and secure appropriate enrichment activity instructors.
    • Monitor the relationships of tutors and instructors with children; provide tutors and instructors with ongoing oversight, communication and support.
    • Maintain ongoing communication with partners regarding student adjustment and progress. Work collaboratively towards best possible outcome for each student.
  • Act as TEAMWorks program advocate and liaison among collaborative partners. Participate in scheduled partner meetings and other communications, as needed.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with program team members, volunteers, clients, client parent/guardians, school personnel, community professionals and diverse community members.
  • Monitor and maintain overall condition of program activity areas. Organize, maintain, and ensure purchase of needed supplies and materials.
  • Provide students with healthy snack food options. Work with JFS Bigs & Littles to secure donations to provide weekly dinners for students and volunteers.
  • Assist with information tracking and program evaluation and reporting to align with agency standards and reporting requirements
  • Promote the goals and values of TEAMWorks and its collaborative partners in all interactions with children, parents/guardians, staff and community members.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to working in children’s best interest to make a positive difference in their lives.
  • Bachelor or Associates Degree and at least one year working with school age children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to function as self-directed member in a team effort, working both independently and collaboratively.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks, adapt to change, and take direction.
  • Positive attitude, flexible, and willing to learn.
  • Good computer skills; some experience in administrative and program support skills
  • Organized and able to meet appropriate professional standards in quality of work and performance.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position requires physical movement in walking, standing, and sitting.
  • Position requires the use of a car to travel to schools, events, and meetings.
  • Position requires attendance at weekly (Wednesday) afterschool program sessions from approximately 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; schedule of remaining hours negotiable.

 

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Leadership: Understands JFS mission, vision and goals. Understands their role and responsibilities to fulfill that mission.
  • Interpersonal Understanding: Practices active and respectful listening and able to use verbal and written communication appropriately.
  • Team Building: Acts to promote a friendly climate, good morale, team cooperative spirit.
  • Initiative: Identifies issues or opportunities and takes action to address.
  • Work Execution and Dependability: Works to maintain a high standard of productivity and performance.
  • Professional Development: Takes advantage of opportunities for professional development.
  • Professionalism: Maintains high standards of professionalism in all situations.
  • Adaptability: Demonstrate the ability to adapt well to changes with a positive attitude.
  • Customer-Care: Acts with competence, responds to customer and client needs in a timely manner.
  • Decision Making: Uses good judgment when acting independently
  • Directedness: Sets appropriate standards for personal performance and holds self-accountable for actions.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

 

To apply for this position, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/vY82KL


FT Manager, Care Management & Counseling

Location: Jewish Family Service - 8487 Ridge Rd Cincinnati OH 45236

Employee Type:  Full Time (37.5 hours/week)

Education: Master’s degree in Social Work, LISW (LISW-S preferred)

Experience: Minimum of 3 years administrative, supervisory and community experience, preferred

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/jST9t2

 

The Aging & Caregiver Services Department of Jewish Family Service (JFS) is committed to helping Cincinnati’s aging adult population maintain their independence and live full, rewarding lives. This exceptional team of social workers and managers provides their clients with the care and respect they deserve and the resources and services they need to thrive.

  

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

To perform daily social services, administrative and supervisory duties relevant to the operation of

the programs of the Aging & Caregiver Services Department while also providing quality assurance and direct supervision to the Care Management staff within the context of the philosophy and mission statement of Jewish Family Service.

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Management, compliance and expansion of Medicare contract for psychotherapy- intake, assignment of client referrals and billing oversight
  • Supervise the daily operations of the Council on Aging contracts and other funders for Supportive and Caregiver Services (care management) to meet individual and community needs of clients
  • Management & compliance of MyCare Ohio contracts for Social Work Counseling - Molina & Aetna- intake, assignment of client referrals and billing oversight
  • Responsible for managing individual caseload and serving as back up to supervises
  • Develop, coordinate, supervise and evaluate a cohesive, functional team of Therapy and Care Management staff
  • Schedule and facilitate regular staff meetings
  • Conduct and document one on one supervision meetings with direct reports
  • Implements policies and procedures developed by the Agency
  • Completes training for Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program and assists clients with insurance counseling and speaks to community groups on Medicare and Medicaid
  • Develop and maintains knowledge of private and public benefits and resources for aging and/or clients with disabilities including relationships with key staff at community. Develops and implements a means of evaluating program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc.
  • Establishes and monitors processes for maintenance of client records
  • Submits reports reflecting program operation
  • Conducts intake and some assessments of referred clients and completes all applicable paperwork
  • Provides back up intake function for the department, responding to phone inquiry and providing information and referral
  • Orients clients and their families/caregivers to the department's services and activities; recommends services as appropriate
  • Assesses client needs and makes appropriate linkages to services. Maintains coordination of services
  • Develops client’s service plan in collaboration with client, Council on Aging case managers, and as appropriate, other team members
  • Maintains client records. Completes and maintains all necessary documentation
  • Maintains contract compliance with Council on Aging and prepare for annual audit
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation
  • Public speaking to community groups and professionals on aging topics
  • Participates in management inter and intra departmental meetings
  • Regularly participate in in-services, local conferences and workshops
  • Performs other relevant duties as necessary.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Active Ohio LISW (LISW-S Preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years administrative, supervisory and community experience, preferred
  • Previous work with the elderly preferred
  • Able to work constructively as supervisor and member of a departmental and agency team
  • Able to communicate clearly and precisely through oral and written means
  • Computer proficient
  • Supervision experience preferred
  • This position requires walking, standing, and sitting. Position requires the use of a car to make home visits to clients.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.


PT Geriatric Care Manager

Location: Jewish Family Service - 8487 Ridge Rd Cincinnati OH 45236

Employee Type:  Variable Hours (as needed)

Education: BSW required; MSW preferred, LSW (Ohio and Kentucky) preferred

Experience: Previous work with the elderly preferred

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/MryLsL or send resume directly to hr@jcincy.org

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Aging & Caregiver Services Department at Jewish Family Service (JFS) is accepting resume for a caring, compassionate Geriatric Care Manager to join us in our efforts of improving the quality of life for our clients and giving them the tools and resources to remain as independent. Our Geriatric Care Managers provide in-home visits to our clients to assess the client's needs and recommend services as needed. The Geriatric Care Manager will develop and grow strong, positive relationships with our clients and their caregivers and will maintain ongoing accurate records and documentation of visits and assessments. The hours for this position will differ from week to week, and the successful candidate will be expected to work only the hours needed for client visits. S/he will be paid an hourly rate.

  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts assessments of referred clients and completes all applicable paperwork
  • Provides intake function for the department, responding to phone inquiry and providing information and referral
  • Orients clients and their families/caregivers to the department's services and activities; recommends services as appropriate
  • Assesses client needs and makes appropriate linkages to services. Maintains coordination of services
  • Develops client’s service plan in collaboration with client, Council on Aging case managers, and as appropriate, other team members
  • Maintains client records. Completes and maintains all necessary documentation
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation
  • Maintains contact with Council on Aging and other case managers to communicate any changes in client status or need
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a means of evaluating program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement processes
  • Participates in assuring compliance to all in-house, local, state and federal regulations
  • Participates in in-services, local conferences and workshops.Performs other relevant duties as necessary
  • Provide outreach services within the assigned NORC location, including meeting and greeting all resident, regardless of case management need
  • Coordinate recreational activities and ancillary services.This task will be completed in collaboration with the NORC administrator, collaborative partners and other community resources.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSW required, MSW preferred
  • LSW (Ohio and Kentucky) preferred
  • Previous work with the elderly preferred
  • Able to work constructively as member of a departmental and agency team
  • Able to communicate clearly and precisely through oral and written means.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.


PT Clinical Social Worker

Location: Jewish Family Service - 8487 Ridge Rd Cincinnati OH 45236

Employee Type:  Variable Hours (as needed)

Education: LISW required, Master’s degree preferred

Experience: Two years of work experience with the older adults preferred

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/3qdRmm or send resume directly to hr@jcincy.org

 

If you became a Licensed Independent Social Worker because you want to make a real difference—because you want to spend today helping others find a better tomorrow—we would like to have a conversation with you about your career goals and possible future with Jewish Family Service (JFS).

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

JFS is seeking a PT LISW to serve as a Clinical Social Worker and do in-home visits with their

Aging & Caregiver Services clients. Candidates must have independent licensure to qualify. Please apply only if you are a LISW. Hours for this position will vary from week to week and are dependent upon client needs.

  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts assessments of referred clients and completes all applicable paperwork.
  • Provides psychotherapy to clients on an individual level.
  • Diagnoses clients using DSMS and appropriate therapy methods.
  • Maintains client records. Completes and maintains all necessary documentation.
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation.
  • Maintains contact with Council on Aging and other case managers to communicate any changes in client status or need.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a means of evaluating program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement processes.
  • Participates in assuring compliance to all in-house, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Participates in in-services, local conferences and workshops.
  • Performs other relevant duties as necessary.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LISW required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of work experience with the older adults preferred
  • Able to work constructively as member of a departmental and agency team
  • Able to communicate clearly and precisely through oral and written means

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.