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Director of Social Services

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Bergen's Promise, Inc. | Hackensack, NJ
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Published 16 days ago

February 17, 2020
February 8, 2020
$75,000 - $80,000

At this very moment, there are individuals only you can reach, and differences only you can make in their lives - Mike Dooley.

We at Bergen’s Promise (BP) are seeking that visionary and mission driven leader who shares that same passion and intensity to join its senior management team. We are a fast-growing social services agency serving the youth and families of Bergen County, New Jersey. Do you embrace collaboration and excellence? Do you possess the experience to nurture, to motivate, and to coach a high-achieving team? Finally, can you lead the integrated wraparound care management model? If you possess these traits and more, we are interested in talking with you!


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for and Leadership of Care Management department.
  • Assist Chief Operating Officer, when needed, in oversight of daily agency responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with Executive Leadership to develop and implement the agency's strategic vision
  • Establish clear departmental goals and objectives and follow through on their attainment
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Fostering a positive work culture
  • Community outreaches and networking to build collaborative relationships
  • Collaborates with Chief Operating Officer and Director of Quality Assurance for the purposes of implementation and monitoring of continuous quality improvement of Care Management practices, with specific focus on fidelity to Wraparound approach/principles, as well as identified critical domains.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in a related field (such as Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology).
  • Maintenance of a full license in an appropriate discipline (LPC or LCSW) required.
  • Minimum of three years experience supervising middle management personnel.
  • Minimum of three years post Masters’ related experience supporting children with mental health needs.
  • Experience and/or Certification in Developmental Disabilities and/or Drug and Alcohol and/or Special Education fields of discipline are a plus.
  • Experience with community relations, resource development, and the Wraparound process are a plus.
  • Clinically and culturally competent/responsive, with the training and experience necessary to manage staff and complex family needs across child serving systems.
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Computer proficient with excellent writing skills.
  • Valid Driver’s license is required.
  • Extremely well organized and detail oriented.
  • Exceptional work ethic.
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of Medicaid a plus.


At this very moment, there are individuals only you can reach, and differences only you can make in their lives - Mike Dooley.

We at Bergen’s Promise (BP) are seeking that visionary and mission driven leader who shares that same passion and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

Great benefits offered- Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, pension plan, AFLAC plans, Plum Benefits

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Great benefits offered- Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, pension plan, AFLAC plans, Plum Benefits

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Level of Language Proficiency

English speaking, bi-lingual a plus.

English speaking, bi-lingual a plus.

How to Apply

Fully licensed (LPC, LCSW) required. Supervisory experience must include managing other managers (those with direct reports of their own). Those that do not possess the required license or supervisory experience will not be considered.

Please apply with resume and cover letter using the URL above.

Fully licensed (LPC, LCSW) required. Supervisory experience must include managing other managers (those with direct reports of their own). Those that do not possess the required…

Location

3 University Plaza Drive, Suite 300, Hackensack, NJ 07601

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