Employment Opportunities

There are currently Eight job openings listed
 

ADULT CARE MANAGER

 

RESIDENT CARE WORKER MATERNITY GROUP HOME

 

RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

INTAKE CARE MANAGER

 

SUPPORTED EDUCATION SPECIALIST

 

FULL TIME RESIDENT CARE WORKER CASEY HOUSE

 

DAY SHIFT RESIDENT CARE WORKER

 

FATHERHOOD ADVOCATE / FAMILYSUPPORT WORKER


 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

 

 

POSITION:ADULT CARE MANAGER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Minimum of 1-2 years specialized training and experience with SPMI or mentally disabled population; experience with linkage and coordination of community services and emergency services; experience in substance abuse treatment valued.

 

DUTIES:

  • Provides direct care management contacts to consumers.
  • Maintains consistent and on-going contact with consumers and families while fulfilling unit of service expectations and working on their treatment plan goals with clients.
  • Conducts initial intake interview and needs assessment to determine treatment goals.
  • Prepares professionally accurate and updated case documentation.
  • Prepares statistical and administrative reports on a timely basis.
  • Provides regular, supportive client contact; emotional support; daily living counseling; legal advocacy; financial counseling; representation regarding rights and entitlements; education medical check-ups and prevention practices.
  • Facilitates linkage to appropriate services; coordination of hospitalization admission and discharge; mental health education to clients, families, and community.
  • Assures client linkages to services for 24 hour coverage.
  • Establishes working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies.
  • Reviews current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations.
  • Teams with billing staff to ensure client active Medicaid status and accurate, complete client billing.

 

         Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

                                                  

                                                          Director, Care Management

                             Family & Children’s Service of Niagara                                                                1522 Main Street                                  

                                        Niagara Falls , NY 14305                                    


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POSITION: RESIDENT CARE WORKER ,MATERNITY GROUP HOME

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School or GED.Ability to work in a crisis setting. Ability to work with adolescents. Ability to work with pregnant youth and their children. Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation Flexible schedule Minimum availability of two (2) shifts per week including holidays, weekends and overnights Annual physical and Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC)    

 

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for pregnant and parenting youth and their children in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes as needed and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
    Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth and their children in residence at MGH at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth and their children in residence.
  • Provides short term day care service for youth and children as needed.
  • Refers youth to Resident Care Coordinator or Program Director for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School or GED.Ability to work in a crisis setting. Ability to work with adolescents. Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation Flexible schedule Minimum availability of two (2) shifts per week including holidays, weekends and overnights Annual physical and Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC)

    

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for runaway and homeless youth in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth in residence.
  • Refers youth to case manager for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.
 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: INTAKE CARE MANAGER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Minimum of 1-2 years specialized training and experience with linkage and coordination of community services and emergency services; experience in substance abuse and mental health treatment valued.

 

DUTIES:

  • Responsible for engaging and enrolling new Health Home (HH) and SPOA referrals.
  • Conducts outreach efforts to establish contact including Health Fairs, Community Centers, Health Centers and other community resources. Conduct presentations to the community regarding services offered by Family & Children’s Service including the Health Home.  Manage promotional materials (flyer, brochures and giveaways).
  • Conducts initial intake interview and assessments to determine treatment goals.
  • Provides direct social work contracts to consumers.
  • Maintains consistent and on-going contact with individuals until they are transitioned to a care manager.
  • Establishes working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies.
  • Prepares professionally accurate and updated case documentation.
  • Prepares statistical and administrative reports on a timely basis.
  • Provides consistent and supportive client contact.
  • Assists with covering cases when needed.
  • Facilitates linkage to appropriate services; coordination of hospitalization admission and discharge; health education to clients, families, and community, to ensure the client is linked to service for 24 hour coverage.
  • Reviews current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations.
  • Teams with billing staff to ensure client active Medicaid status and accurate, complete client billing
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    Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

                                              

       Director, Care Management

                            Family & Children’s Service of Niagara                                                                1522 Main Street                                  

      Niagara Falls , NY 14305   

 

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POSITION: SUPPORTED EDUCATION SPECIALIST

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field. Minimum of 1-2 years experience with SPMI or mentally disabled population; experience with linkage and coordination of community services; knowledge of serious mental illnesses (including treatment, medications, and the impact of mental illnesses on learning); working knowledge of a broad range of educational institutions.

DUTIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the program, missions, and services of Family & Children’s Service of Niagara.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of Family & Children Services of Niagara

           (including NASW Code of Ethics, Collective Bargaining Agreement, and corporate               Cmpliance Policies) and all governmental and legal requirements.

  • Attends and participates in appropriate agency staff trainings and meetings.
  • Advocates for cultural diversity/sensitivity as appropriate.
  • Reports all suspected incidences of child abuse/neglect to NYS Hotline with supervisory approval.
  • Assist clients in identifying interests, educational goals, strengths and challenges.
  • Identify and arrange short and long term supports to help clients with their educational process.
  • Advocate effectively for consumers internally with treatment team members and externally with staff in educational institutions.
  • Interface with staff in educational institutions including the Office for Students with Disabilities, the Counseling Center, the Financial Aid office, faculty and other administrative staff.
  • Represent the Supported Education program and network with staff in educational institutions.
  • Promote the program to potential referral sources and clients.
  • Establish working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies.
  • Review current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations. 
Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

                                              

       Director, Care Management

                            Family & Children’s Service of Niagara                                                                1522 Main Street                                  

      Niagara Falls , NY 14305   

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POSITION: FULL TIME RESIDENT CARE WORKER CASEY HOUSE

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associates preferred or equivalent experience.Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation Flexible schedule – schedule may vary according to Program needs. Annual physicalClearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC) Ability to work in a crisis setting and with adolescents.

 

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for runaway and homeless youth in

    residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations andtakes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner
  • Conducts intakes and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth in residence.Refers youth to case manager for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines
  • .Participates actively in ongoing professional development.
  • Attends monthly Casey House staff meetings.
  • Handles transportation duties on occasion, as directed by Supervisor..
     
 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

 

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POSITION: DAY SHIFT RESIDENT CARE WORKER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: High School or GED (Associates Degree Preferred) Experience working with at-risk youth in a residential setting preferred. Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation. Flexible schedule, Minimum availability includes Monday – Friday (8am – 6pm) including holidays, weekends and overnights. Annual physical. Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements. Ability to work in a crisis setting. Ability to work with adolescents.

 

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for all youth in residence at all times.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes as needed and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks as directed.
  • Assist the Resident Care Coordinator in providing 30, 60 and 90 day Follow Up services to youth after discharge.
  • Sustains availability, punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts to assure coverage.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Post menus and keep (one year) records of past menus. Order and pick up food supplies from W.N.Y. Food Bank with appropriate records maintained.
  • Direct all maintenance needs at the shelter to ensure a healthy and safe environment for youth in residence.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Prepare and maintain schedule for Resident Care Workers, responsible for ensuring adequate coverage for all shifts working within budgeted hour’s guidelines.
  • Rotate with other program staff to provide on-call 24/7 emergency coverage.
  • Assists client’s morning preparations for school/work/job training etc.
  • Creates educational and recreational activities for youth in residence and monitors completion.
  • Refers youth to Resident Care Coordinator or Program Director for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Assists Resident Care Coordinator with case management for youth in residence as directed.
  • Coordinates and manages appointments for youth in residence.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Monitors RCW daily paperwork to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Completes Day Shift RCW paperwork timely and accurately.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.
  • Participates actively in ongoing professional development as required.
  • Handles transportation duties on occasion, as directed by Supervision.
 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: FATHERHOOD ADVOCATE / FAMILYSUPPORT WORKER

 

QUALIFICATIONS:AAS Degree in a Human Service field with 3-5 years experience  in Human Services OR Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with 1-2 years experience.

In addition to the above, experience in home visiting and working with culturally diverse communities and families preferred. Ability to relate to people with respect to their individuality and cultural diversity. Must demonstrate maturity and experience in working with families and children. Must demonstrate knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships. Must be able to relate to families from a strength based, family centered model. Strong writing, computer, and organizational skills. Strong belief in nurturing non-violent discipline of children.

                             

DUTIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the program, mission, and services of FACS.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of FACS (including NASW Code of Ethics, Collective Bargaining Agreement, and Corporate Compliance Policies) and all governmental and legal requirements.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate agency staff trainings and meetings.
  • Advocates for cultural diversity/sensitivity as appropriate.
  • Reports all suspected incidences of child abuse/neglect to NYS Hotline with supervisory approval.
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basis supportive skills.
  • Initiates and maintains regular (according to HFNY level system) and long term contact/support (up to 5 years) with families.
  • Conducts home visits with a family centered and strength based approach for approximately one (1) hour.
  • Assists families in strengthening the parent-child relationship, optimizing home environment, improving the family support system, and establishing goals.
  • Provides information and education regarding child development to families with an emphasis on father-child interactions.
  • dentifies and refers for contact/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care appointments.
  • Completes referral forms and other agency forms/reports as necessary.
  • Conducts assessments of normal growth and development of the target child.
  • Maintains accurate records and prepares reports as required.
  • Engages and recruits fathers of HFN families to participate in the Fatherhood Initiative program
  • Assists Program Director with securing funding to continue and expand the fatherhood program with assistance and direction from the HFN Program Director.
  • Conducts trainings and workshops regarding fatherhood for the staff and other community partners and providers. 
  • Assists with Program participant Support Groups, Parenting Classes, obtaining donations and any other projects assigned by your Supervisor.
  • Assists in presenting Healthy Families Niagara and FACS Agency services to the community at large.
  • Meets on a regular, planned basis for a minimum of two (2) hours per week with Supervisor at a regularly scheduled time.
  • Maintains confidentiality of Agency.
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Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director, Healthy Families Niagara
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

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