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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

 


Bigs & Littles Program Support Specialist

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

Employee Type:  Part-time (30 hours/week)

Education: Associates degree required

Experience: Administrative experience preferred

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/p5WZa5

  

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Program Support Specialist will assist with a broad spectrum of support, coordination, and communications for the Bigs & Littles Program.

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform a variety of administrative and planning tasks to help achieve the program's vision, mission, and goals
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with program team members, volunteer mentors, clients, client parent/guardians, school personnel, community professionals and diverse community members
  • Support mentor recruitment and retention efforts
  • Coordinate and support mentor intake and training processes, as well as mentor appreciation events and recognition
  • Provide support for coordination and implementation of weekly school-based mentoring groups; co-facilitate a weekly school-based mentoring group
  • Organize and maintain program supplies, materials and games
  • Edit and distribute newsletters, mailings and other communications with program constituents
  • Maintain updated program documentation and databases; input and track information accurately
  • Assist with program evaluation and reporting to align with agency standards and reporting requirements
  • Work with program managers to enter and track evaluation and attendance data for the Education & Mentoring department; create and maintain monthly department reports; act as department liaison for agency database
  • Work as part of agency administrative team to answer phones and complete other administrative duties, tasks and special projects as needed

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor or Associates degree in related field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Organized and detail-oriented; able to produce quality work in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative and program support skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of office equipment and procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) and ability to learn customized software
  • Collaborative and cooperative team player, as well as self-motivated, proactive and accountable
  • Positive attitude, flexible and willing to learn


 


PHYSICAL 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 some evening attendance at programs and trainings (approximately 3 times per month)

 

 

To apply for this position, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/p5WZa5

 


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.


PT Youth Services Social Worker

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

Employee Type:  30 hours per week

Education: Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field

Experience: At least 2 years of experience, experience in case management and/or direct service with families and children

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at https://goo.gl/qu7sFC

 

  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Youth Services Social Worker will provide facilitation and case management services through the Bigs & Littles program and in the Jewish community.

 

These programs take place in two Cincinnati Public and in Jewish Community schools; students and mentors meet weekly in a group-based setting building relationships and participating in Social Emotional Learning (SEL) activities.

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Mentor Intakes including reference checks and conducting orientation and training with new mentors.
  • Coordinate meeting plans and space with schools and prepare weekly program sessions.
  • Plan and facilitate group sessions based on SEL competencies and the activities manual and schedule monthly mentor meetings.
  • Monitor and support students and keep records of individual progress, and provide resource referrals when needed.
  • Perform administrative duties as required for documentation, tracking and reporting, and program evaluation & improvement.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field and at least 2 years of experience
  • Experience in case management and/or direct service with families and children
  • Ability to communicate successfully with clients, volunteers, staff members and community professionals across the social service spectrum
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) and ability to learn customized software
  • Collaborative and cooperative team player, as well as self-motivated, proactive and accountable
  • Positive attitude, flexible and willing to learn

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- Social Worker-Adoption Family Counselor

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

Employee Type:  Part-time (20 hours/week)

Education: MSW or equivalent degree required; LSW or LISW required

Experience: 2 years case work

Contact Information: To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to hr@jcincy.org (No phone calls please)

 

  

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

To provide services to potential and licensed adoptive parents. Work in the adoption department within the context of the philosophy and mission statement of Jewish Family Service. Primary duties of this role include; intake and referrals, home study preparation, facilitating adoptions, other community and agency relations, Juvenile and Probate Court proceeding relating to adoption process, and administrative paperwork.

  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Birth family casework
  • Take inquiry phone calls from prospective adoptive parents and birthparents and provide info to start home-study process
  • Support department case aid when necessary
  • Intake documentation-review applications and documents for completeness and accuracy and when necessary follow up with requests for therapist letters, financial info etc.
  • Complete birthparent assessments from attorneys when necessary
  • Provide post placement supervision for domestic and international cases as required and complete reports for domestic and international post placement visits
  • Do outreach to referral sources when time permits
  • Call Active Families one time each month to give update on program
  • Coordinate services with Hal Kaufman/My Adoption Advisor and webinar series
  • Facilitate post placement visits between birthparents and adoptive families
  • Attend CIS and IAC meetings monthly or quarterly as needed
  • Assist graduate student interns as needed to support learning objectives
  • Complete case record reviews when needed
  • Handle questions, concerns etc. prior to and after completion of home-study
  • Co-Facilitate monthly orientation meetings
  • Provide post adoption support and search/reunion services as requested
  • Any other social work duties as deemed necessary for the functioning of the department

 

 POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • MSW or related degree
  • LSW/LISW or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years relevant case work
  • Adoption Assessor certification Tier I, or willingness to obtain within six months of employment. Also willingness to obtain Tier II certification within three years of employment
  • Able to work constructively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in SACWIS
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance coverage that meet agency requirements

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.