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NAC Careers for children with special needs and serious medical issues

We have a diverse range of professional needs, but they have one requirement in common: we are looking for people committed to helping children with serious medical issues and their families.

Please specify position of interest when applying and submit your resume and a cover letter by mail, fax or e-mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10010

E-mail: hr@NacKidsCan.org
FAX: 212-696-1602


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY

  • Social Worker, Foster Care and Adoption

  • Department: Foster Care and Adoption

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker to join its Foster Care and Adoption team.
    2. Master-level social workers will work in a supportive, learning and dynamic multi-disciplinary environment where they will receive extensive clinical supervision with the opportunity to earn hours towards the advanced license, and training. New Alternatives offers it social workers regular medical, mental health developmental disabilities workshops to support service delivery and offers approved CEU credits. Spanish speaking candidates and/or those with relevant professional experiences will receive a salary differential.
    3. Description of Responsibilities:
    4. •Facilitates permanency planning for all foster children and ensures that children achieve their permanency goals in as expeditious a manner as possible.
    5. •Assesses the needs of foster children and ensures that the appropriate range of clinical and concrete services is accessed as needed for each child.
    6. •Assesses the needs of birth or original caregivers and ensures that the appropriate range of clinical and concrete services is assessed; monitors clients’ attendance, progress and assesses behavior change through participation in services.
    7. •Conducts monthly face to face visits in their homes and in the community for all clients as needed.
    8. •Assesses foster parents for their potential suitability as adoptive parents; assist foster parents in managing the children placed in their homes; and assists foster parents in their efforts to work with birth families using a parent to parent model.
    9. •Directly provides counseling and case management services to foster children and their families.
    10. •Completes NY Children’s Services (NYCS), formerly called ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that all documentation conforms to agency, city, and state regulatory requirements including progress notes, Family Assessment Service Plans, permanency hearing and court reports.
    11. •Collaborates with NYCS staff, NYCS attorneys and NAC attorneys as needed for permanency planning and other issues.
    12. •Participates in Family Team Conferences.
    13. •Attends family court hearings.
    14. •Prepares comprehensive psycho-social reports and participates as a treatment team member in agency case review meetings.
    15. •Supervises visits between children and birth families, and arranges sibling visits.
    16. •Has responsibility for a 24-hour on-call duty and for Saturday coverage on a rotating basis.
    Duties:
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      •MSW from an accredited school of social work is required; LMSW preferred.

      •Prior experience working with children and families.

      Required Skills:

      •Comfortable working with medically complex, physically and/or chronically disabled children, as well as knowledge in the area of child development.

      •Spanish speaking applicants are a plus.

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

      Please indicate "Social Worker, Foster Care & Adoption" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Senior Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Department: Quality Improvement

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. Under the supervision of the QI Director, the Senior Quality Improvement Specialist will be
    2. monitoring and implementing a strategic quality improvement process for NAC’s Foster Care and Adoption Program. The Senior Quality Improvement Specialist works with department staff to assure compliance with all federal, state, and city regulations, streamline workflow for frontline staff and identify best practices for caseworkers and NAC staff.
    3. Description of Responsibilities:
    4. •Assist Foster Care and Adoption Program and Homefinding Department to meet federal, state and city regulations and requirements.
    5. Review and digest any new policies/directives and provide recommendations. This includes assisting with research to answer regulatory compliance questions as needed.
    6. •Assist with the formulations and design of internal quality reviews.
    7. •Assist with establishing benchmarks and developing tracking system to ensure program improvement.
    8. •Conduct periodic random case record reviews and other internal quality reviews, and prepare written reports of findings with the analysis of trends and recommendations.
    9. •Assist Foster Care and Adoption Program’s performance by creating tools such as new forms, templates, checklists, desk aids and tracking spreadsheets.
    10. •Assist with development, formulations and revisions of foster care procedures.
    11. •Assist with preparation for numerous ACS audits, and review ACS audit data and prepare rebuttals.
    12. •Coordinate, review and prepare NAC’s responses to ACS Safety and Risk Alerts during PAMS audit.
    13. •Analyze Scorecard Methodology and PAMS Definition for every upcoming fiscal year and prepare comments for ACS.
    14. •Assist in preparation for and participate in the monthly QI/Foster Care meetings.
    15. Communicate results and recommendation of the internal quality reviews and prepare presentations on Scorecard Methodology and other topics identified by foster care leadership and QI.
    16. •Provide technical assistance and function as a troubleshooter for Social Workers/ Supervisors for issues related to Connections and other electronic applications, e.g. PAT, LTS and CCRS (Activities).
    17. •Work collaboratively with Foster Care & Adoption as well as Fiscal Department to ensure accurate foster care billing and payment, which requires an understanding of the relationship between Evolv, FAD, FID, and Activities in Connections, i.e. movement CCRS codes.
    18. •Manage PAT and LTS agency staff accounts.
    19. •Identify areas of improvements and collaborate with Foster Care leadership to provide targeted training during Foster Care and Adoption Departmental Meeting.
    20. •Co-review and ensure quality of NAC’s responses to Office of Special Investigation (OSI) and maintain NAC’s OSI tracking.
    21. •Function as primary or secondary contact for various federal, state and city initiatives and projects.
    22. •Conduct annual Time Study for Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS).
    23. •Attend internal and external meetings including COFCCA Accountability Meetings, APA Performance Management Meetings, quarterly OCFS meetings, etc.
    24. •Collaborate with Education, Family Team Conference (FTC) and Nursing Department to ensure all child welfare requirements are met.
    25. •Attend various trainings as required to gain knowledge and disseminate information to staff.
    26. •Maintain knowledge and utilize various electronic management systems including Connections, Data Warehouse, internal NAC EHR Evolv, etc. for data review and reporting purposes.
    27. •Conducting special projects and tasks as assigned by the Director of QI.
    28. •Providing QI for other programs and projects deemed necessary by the Director of QI.
    Minimum Requirements:
      •Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health and Human Services, or related field.

      •Prior quality improvement and foster care services experience. Prior work with children and families a plus.

      •High level of skill with MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook.

      •High level of use and knowledge of NYS CONNECTIONS Software.

      •Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with good public speaking and presentation skills.

      •Capable of working independently or in a team.
    Salary: Based on Experience

  • BI-LINGUAL (English/Spanish) Waiver Service Provider

  • Department: Bridges to Health

    Per Diem

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social services agency in NYC that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families.
    2. The agency’s Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
    3. We are currently seeking a Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Per Diem Waiver Service Providers in all five boroughs for the Bridges to Health Program. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
    Duties:
    1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
    2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
    3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
    4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
    5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
    6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
    7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
    Minimum Requirements:
      •Must be Bilingual in English/Spanish.

      •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

      •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

      •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

      •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

      •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

      •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

      •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

      •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

      When applying, indicate “Bilingual Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

      “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Director of Institutional Giving

  • Department: Development

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Director of Institutional Giving to join its development team. The development team raises approximately 6 million dollars annually through a combination of private and government grants, individual giving, and a NYC based gala. The team prides itself in having a deep understanding of, and passion for NAC’s mission, and is excited to welcome the right person into this position.
    2. The Director of Institutional Giving will execute and oversee a program of institutional giving currently totaling 4 million annually and will look to build new institutional partners wherever possible. He/She will work collaboratively with the Chief Development Officer, the Executive Director, and key Program Directors to create a coherent strategy for increased and sustainable funding while continuing to maintain a strong alignment between existing funding streams and NAC programs. The Director will also supervise a Development Associate and a Government Contact Manager.
    Duties:
    1. Work with the Chief Development Officer & Executive Director to plan development strategy in order to meet agency needs and take advantage of appropriate opportunities as they arise.
    2. Build a comprehensive annual institutional giving plan for agency.
    3. Identify and build strong partnerships with new foundations and government sources to increase revenue and meet program needs.
    4. Work with Board regarding foundation contacts and follow through.
    5. Plan and execute, schedule and assign, all proposal and application work.
    6. This includes the formulation of annual projections for institutional giving income; review of government and foundation requests for proposals or applications; research prospects for new foundation proposals; tracking of all reports and renewal applications as they come due; and preparation of proposals and applications for submission to funders. Review the work of supervisees.
    7. Writing of proposals, development of project/program budgets, and completion of required ancillary forms or documentation.
    8. Arrange and participate in all meetings with institutional giving funders. Oversee invitation of institutional giving partners to agency events.
    9. Ensure that all institutional donations are properly tracked and that all donors are appropriately thanked and acknowledged in agency publications.
    10. Oversee the management of all government discretionary and RFP awards by the Government Contract Manager including tracked and that all donors are appropriately thanked and acknowledged in agency publications.
    11. Collaborate with other development department staff in preparation of agency publications or promotional materials. Assist as available in any development department activity.
    12. Meet regularly with program staff to fully understand funding needs and identify foundations which best match budgets, billing claims, scopes of work, reporting and the fulfillment of other state and local government requirements from award to final closeout.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred. Five to seven years of experience with institutional giving and successful experience with supervision of staff.

      Required Skills:

      Excellent organizational and writing skills and ability to work with budgets and program outcome data. Excellent computer literacy including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as experience in navigating proprietary online systems and online research. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills and have ability to speak/collaborate frequently with foundation representatives, board members and program staff. Creative and strategic thinking a must.

      How to Apply:

      Please indicate "Director of Institutional Giving" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
    Salary: Based on Experience

  • Healthy @ Home, Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

  • Department: Healthy @ Home, Bronx location.

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children and youth with complex medical conditions. The MSW/MHC will utilize their social work skills and any clinical training to provide support to families coping with a range of feelings and concerns associated with caring for a medically fragile child. This is a home and community based program.
    2. MSW/MHC will provide the following services:
    3. •Home Visits to facilitate engagement, provide family support, counseling, opportunities to observe family interaction; reach out to families that are isolated, promote positive parent interactions & promote safety in the home;
    4. •Case Management services for families to provide support and improve the well-being of each family member ( index-child, siblings, parents & caretakers);
    5. •Carry a caseload of at least 15 families;
    6. •Conduct home and community visits within the NYC 5 boroughs;
    7. •Conduct Psychosocial assessments, which includes trauma screening;
    8. •Service planning & Goal Setting;
    9. •Service plan implementation;
    10. •Service coordination, monitoring & follow-up;
    11. •On-going reassessment of clients’ needs;
    12. •Crisis Intervention;
    13. •Advocacy;
    14. •Assistance with benefits & entitlements;
    15. •Interface with Community Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, School Teachers and Staff, Home Care agencies, Hospitals, Palliative/Hospice Agencies, Community Clinics, Administration for Children Services, and the like;
    16. •Complete continued education as required by NYS Office of Professions;
    17. •Weekly Supervision;
    18. •Participate in Staff Meetings;
    19. •Participate in Interdisciplinary meetings and case reviews
    20. •Participate in trainings and workshops to enhance skills and knowledge as it relates to the families served.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Required Education and Experience:

      MSW or MHC required. Experience and/or comfortable working with children living with medical complexities and their families. Ability to easily engage individuals of all backgrounds and socio-economic status.

      Preferred Education and Experience:

      LMSW/LMHC preferred. Familiar with hospital discharge planning, conducting home visits, and collaborating with multiple providers. Bilingual in Spanish encouraged to apply.

      Please indicate "Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician, Healthy @ Home" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Mary Ann Code

      Human Resources Department

      New Alternatives for Children

      37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

      New York, NY 10010

      eFax: 929-273-7865

      Phone: 212-994-7938

      Email: hr@nackidscan.org

      For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

      New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.

    Salary: Based on Experience

  • AUTISM FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST (PER DIEM)

  • Department: Family Support Services

    Full Time

    Key Responsibilities:
    1. Position Type: Per Diem; no more than 10-15 hours/week.
    2. Afternoon and evening hours on weekdays; daytime hours on Saturdays.
    3. Pay Range: Hourly, based on experience.
    4. Location: Midtown Manhattan (37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010)
    5. May require traveling to/from our Bronx office, and offsite locations where we are providing services.
    6. Organization/Department/Program: Family Support Services
    7. DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:
    8. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Per Diem Autism Family Support Specialist to join its Family Support Services Department.
    9. DESCRIPTION OF DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM:
    10. The Autism Family Support Specialist supports the agency by helping to manage youngsters with challenging behaviors participating in all program related activities; supervising family visits in the Foster Care Program, specifically visits that require behavioral management; and supporting diversified recreation activities, groups and special events. S/he will become familiar and knowledgeable about the organization, the function of each department, and related policies and procedures. This position supports NAC’s mission to provide the highest quality of care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting child welfare industry standards.
    11. Description of Responsibilities:
    12. Provide recreation and support to children who have a diagnosis of Autism. Supervise family visits during afterhours and on some Saturdays. Assist in groups and events as needed, on and offsite. Proactively recognize behavioral challenges and react according to each child’s needs. Plan activities in advance of visits in order to provide structure and support to each child’s unique needs.
    13. Required Education and Experience:
    14. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Must be familiar with Autism diagnosis. Must have training or experience with behavioral interventions, sensory needs, communication systems, social skills interventions and basic adaptive daily living skills.
    15. Preferred Experience: Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) trained, ABA paraprofessional, experience in Special Education classroom (teacher, T.A. or paraprofessional), Camp Counselor for Special Needs Children, or any related experience with children who have autism.
    Minimum Requirements:
      Salary: Based on Experience

    1. Staten Island Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

    2. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
      2. Description of Responsibilities:
      3. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
      4. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families in Manhattan and Staten Island as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
      5. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
      6. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
      7. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
      8. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
      9. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
      10. •Works collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Required Education and Experience:

        •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

        •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

        Required Skills:

        •A valid NYS driver’s license is required for use of the agency car; standard mileage reimbursement applies for use of a privately owned vehicle

        •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

        •Strong engagement skills

        •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

        •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

      Salary: Based on Experience

    3. Manhattan Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

    4. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
      2. Location: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010
      3. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
      4. Description of Responsibilities:
      5. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
      6. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
      7. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
      8. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
      9. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
      10. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
      11. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
      12. •Works collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Required Education and Experience:

        •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

        •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

        Required Skills:

        •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

        •Strong engagement skills

        •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

        •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

      Salary: Based on Experience

    5. Bronx Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

    6. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and flex their hours to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
      2. Location: 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
      3. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
      4. Description of Responsibilities:
      5. •Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities.
      6. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
      7. •Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
      8. •Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
      9. •Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
      10. •Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
      11. •Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
      12. •Works collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Required Education and Experience:

        •MSW or MHC from an accredited school

        •Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

        Required Skills:

        •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

        •Strong engagement skills

        •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

        •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

      Salary: Based on Experience

    7. Van Driver

    8. Department: Transportation

      Full Time

      Key Responsibilities:
      1. The Van Driver supports the agency by transporting clients to and from program related activities, including family visits in the Foster Care Program, diversified recreation activities, groups and special events. S/he will become familiar and knowledgeable about the organization, the function of each department, and related policies and procedures. This position supports NAC.’s mission to provide the highest quality of care by complying with regulatory guidelines and meeting child welfare industry standards. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Transportation, the Van Driver will be responsible for the following: a). Providing safe and efficient transportation for NAC staff and clients.
      2. b). Providing a consistently high quality support service. c). Collaborating with Transportation Supervisor to manage vehicle and d). Promoting and maintaining full cooperation and professionalism with team members, staff from other departments, and all NAC clientele.
      3. Description of Responsibilities:
      4. 1.Transports agency staff and medically fragile and physically disabled children and their household members in agency vehicles to and from NAC and other locations as needed.
      5. Drivers transport no more than 15 individuals maximum on the van at one time.
      6. 2.Maintains van in good working condition – conducts regular inspections and seek repairs and maintenance as needed.
      7. Ensures that the van is clean and safe.
      8. Keeps van properly stocked with fully functioning seat-belts, tie-downs, car seats, first-aid kit, maps and a fire extinguisher.
      9. 3.Parks van in a safe and secure location within 1 mile of home location, or in designated parking facility if necessary.
      10. Supervises van as needed.
      11. 4.Coordinates with supervisor and family support staff to organize transportation of agency staff and/or medically fragile children and their families.
      12. 5.Must operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all time, must have knowledge of the geography of all five boroughs of New York City and efficiency in choosing quickest and safest routes when transporting children and staff.
      13. 6.Requires prolonged sitting while on vans, and an ability to work in severe weather conditions (both heat and cold).
      14. 7.Ability and willingness to work primarily afternoon and evening hours on weekdays, and daytime hours on Saturdays.
      15. Work schedule fluctuates depending on the needs of clients and the schedule of services provided to them.
      16. 8.Performs additional responsibilities in accordance with agency needs.
      Duties:
      1. Required Education and Experience:
      2. 1.High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of defensive driving classes preferred but not required.
      3. 2.Minimum of three consecutive years with a clean license.
      4. 3.Three to five years of experience transporting individuals with disabilities or medical conditions preferred.
      5. Commercial Driver’s License CDL is a plus.
      6. 4.One year of experience working with children and/or older individuals with disabilities or medical conditions, etc. is preferred.
      7. 5.Ability to use email and text messaging on cellular phones. Adept at programming and following instructions of GPS navigation system.
      8. Required Skills:
      9. 1.Ability and willingness to work primarily afternoon and evening hours on weekdays, and daytime hours on Saturdays.
      10. Work schedule fluctuates depending on the needs of clients and the schedule of services provided to them.
      11. 2.Ability and interest in working with a multi-disciplinary staff.
      12. 3.Ability to read and write in English. Ability to communicate in additional languages a plus.
      13. 4.CPR and first aid training are required prior to or immediately following employment.
      14. 5.NYC residency required for business purposes.
      15. 6.Must be able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly.
      Minimum Requirements:
        Salary: Based on Experience

      1. Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC)

      2. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services

        Full Time

        Key Responsibilities:
        1. The Prevention Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to a team of master’s level social workers and mental health clinicians at our Bronx site. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience.
        2. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to coach and support staff in developing strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
        3. Title of Position: Prevention Supervisor (LCSW/LMSW/LMHC)
        4. Position Type: Full-time
        5. Location: 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
        6. Program: Special Medical/Developmental Preventive Services
        7. Description of Responsibilities:
        8. •Provide clinical and casework supervision for 4 master’s level social workers/mental health clinicians and a case aide.
        9. •Accompany social workers into the field for intakes and other visits as needed.
        10. •Participate in Planning, Elevated Risk, and Child Safety Conferences as needed.
        11. •Completion of supervisory documentation including monthly case review notes and professional development logs in accordance with ACS guidelines.
        12. •Complete staff evaluations in accordance with agency policy.
        13. •Ensure that progress notes, FASP/service plans, case forms and monthly statistics are timely, complete, and in compliance with NAC and ACS requirements.
        14. •Monitor and ensure staff training and development.
        15. •Maintain a collaborative relationship with ACS, referral sources, and community resources and providers.
        16. •Biannual audit preparation and response.
        17. •Participate in weekly Management Team Meetings and monthly Clinical and Departmental Meetings.
        18. •Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow social workers in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
        19. Required Education and Experience:
        20. •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required
        21. •Supervisory experience with master’s level clinicians and/or students
        22. •Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
        23. •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
        24. •Medical complexity,
        25. chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges
        Duties:
        1. Required Education and Experience:
        2. •LCSW, LMSW or LMHC from an accredited school required
        3. •Supervisory experience with master’s level clinicians and/or students
        4. •Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
        5. •Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
        6. •Medical complexity,
        7. chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges
        Minimum Requirements:
          Required Skills:

          •Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

          •Excellent clinical skills

          •Self-awareness and motivation around team building

          •Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

        Salary: Based on Experience

      3. Bilingual CARE MANAGER

      4. Department: Children’s Health Home Program

        Full Time

        Key Responsibilities:
        1. •Works closely with the child and their caregiver(s) as well as the child’s care team at NAC and in the community.
        2. -Ensures required program enrollment consents are obtained from the caregiver/consenter.
        3. -Completes initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and -Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS-NY) to determine the child’s most appropriate level of care management. Enters CANS-NY data into NYS online portal.
        4. -Responsible for the overall creation and management of the child’s Individualized Plan of Care (POC), by working collaboratively with the child and family and the child’s care team.
        5. Based on the POC,
        6. the Care Manager is able to:
        7. A.Coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services, as per their acuity level.
        8. B.Support adherence to treatment recommendations.
        9. C.In consultation with clinical and health care staff, monitor and evaluate a child’s needs, including prevention and wellness care, conditions affecting the child’s medical and mental health, care transitions, and social and community services where appropriate.
        10. ●Helps clients obtain health care services covered by Medicaid or their Managed Care Plan.
        11. ●Effectively communicates and shares information with the child and family/caregiver(s) with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
        12. ●Coordinates and conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care.
        13. ●Identifies available community-based resources and actively manages appropriate referrals, access, engagement, follow-up and coordination of services.
        14. ●In the event of hospital admissions, participates actively in the discharge planning process to ensure that the transition home is supported by the provision of necessary services and treatments, all in place at the time of discharge.
        15. ●Attends and participates in ongoing staff development trainings to enhance skills needed to effectively meet the demands of the Care Manager position.
        16. ●Ensures child has periodic evaluations and follow up treatment for dental, vision and hearing care, following Medicaid EPSDT guidelines.
        17. ●Meets client contact requirements, including face-to-face visits in the child’s home on a consistent schedule as per the acuity level determined for each child (high, medium, low).
        18. ●Meets Care Management documentation requirements in a timely and accurate manner by effectively utilizing designated Care Management Portal (Medicaid Analytics Performance Portal; MAPP) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) as needed
        19. ●Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and with external service providers.
        20. ●Promotes prevention and wellness care linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences.
        21. ●Works with health care staff at the agency and in the community to educate the child/caregiver(s) on care of chronic conditions, importance of immunizations, screening tests and other preventive interventions.
        Minimum Requirements:
          ●A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health Education, Community Health or related field.

          ●A Bachelors of Art or Science Degree with demonstrated experience in care coordination, case management, health education, health advocacy or related area.

          ●Work experience in a Bridges to Health, Care at Home, Targeted Case Management programs a plus.

          ●Bilingual Spanish

          The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

          ●Experience serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, health care and/or other systems.

          ●Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based social and/or health care services.

          In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following competencies:

          ●Excellent communication and organizational skills.

          ●Able to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary care team.

          ●Demonstrated initiative and interpersonal ability to communicate with a variety of providers and negotiate/advocate on behalf of clients.

          ●A passion for serving children and families with special needs.

          ●Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.

          ●Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.

          HOW TO APPLY:

          Please indicate " Care Manager " in the subject line when applying. Please email cover letter and resume to:

          Mary Ann Code

          Human Resources Department

          Email: hr@nackidscan.org

        Salary: Based on Experience

      5. MSW Social Worker

      6. Full Time

        Key Responsibilities:
        1. MSW SOCIAL WORKERS
        2. Full-Time
        3. Midtown Manhattan & Bronx Locations
        4. New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is a health and social services agency that provides innovative, high-quality services in support of birth, foster and adoptive families who are caring for children with special medical needs at home.
        5. The organization is located in Midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
        6. We are currently seeking MSW Social Workers to provide families with a) intensive case management, b) counseling & coordination b) therapeutic intervention; & c) outreach, referral and advocacy.
        7. Positions are available at both the Midtown Manhattan and Bronx locations.
        8. New graduates of accredited schools of social work are encouraged to apply.
        9. NAC offers Social Workers:
        10. -Excellent clinical supervision
        11. -Professional training and development
        12. -Career paths
        13. -A congenial work environment
        14. - Convenient Midtown Manhattan & Bronx locations
        15. -A competitive salary
        16. -Excellent benefits
        17. Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
        18. Mary Ann Code
        19. hr@nackidscan.org or efax: 929-273-7865.
        20. When applying, please indicate “MSW Social Worker” in the subject line of the e-mail.
        21. “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
        Minimum Requirements:
          Salary: Based on Experience

        1. Bi-lingual MSW Social Worker

        2. Full Time

          Key Responsibilities:
          1. BI-LINGUAL MSW SOCIAL WORKERS
          2. Full-Time
          3. Midtown Manhattan & Bronx Locations
          4. New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is a health and social services agency that provides innovative, high-quality services in support of birth, foster and adoptive families who are caring for children with special medical needs at home.
          5. The organization is located in Midtown Manhattan with a new satellite office in the Bronx.
          6. We are currently seeking Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) MSW Social Workers to provide families with a) intensive case management, b) counseling & coordination b) therapeutic intervention; & c) outreach, referral and advocacy.
          7. Positions are available at both the Midtown Manhattan and Bronx locations.
          8. New graduates of accredited schools of social work are encouraged to apply.
          9. NAC offers Social Workers:
          10. -Excellent clinical supervision
          11. -Professional training and development
          12. -Career paths
          13. -A congenial work environment
          14. - Convenient Midtown Manhattan & Bronx locations
          15. -A competitive salary
          16. -Excellent benefits
          17. Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
          18. Mary Ann Code
          19. hr@nackidscan.org or efax: 929-273-7865.
          20. When applying, please indicate “Bi-lingual MSW Social Worker” in the subject line of the e-mail.
          21. “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
          Minimum Requirements:
            Salary: Based on Experience

          1. Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor, Permanency Resource Center

          2. Department: Regional Permanency Center

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. NAC is currently seeking qualified social workers/mental health counselors to work in our Regional Permanency Resource Center (PRC). NAC’s PRC will provide a range of case management, mental health and supportive services to post adoptive and post guardianship families throughout the NYC area.
            2. The main goals of these services is to ensure that families have an enhanced capacity to provide for their children
            3. and receive appropriate services to meet their educational, physical, social/emotional development, and mental health needs and children have permanent and stable family attachments following adoption and legal guardianship. Applicants must be strength-based, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. The PRC is a home and community-based program.
            Duties:
            1. Provides comprehensive psychosocial
            2. and family-centered needs assessment.
            3. Provides trauma-assessment/screening.
            4. Provides family-centered, case management and clinical services utilizing individual, family and group work modalities.
            5. Participates as a team member in weekly case review meetings.
            6. Coordinates services as recommended by NAC’s interdisciplinary treatment team which includes our psychiatrist, psychologist, pediatrician, nurses, educators, parent advocate and entitlement and resource staff.
            7. Provides case coordination with hospitals, schools, mental health clinics and community-based organizations.
            8. Provides Information, referral and advocacy services.
            9. Provides education support, intervention and advocacy.
            10. Ensures adherence to agency and programmatic policies and regulations; completes all required documentation in our behavioral health record.
            11. Makes use of weekly individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings, and our monthly in-service mental health trainings.
            Minimum Requirements:
              MSW/LMSW/LCSW and/or MHC/LMHC from an accredited school of social work.

              Knowledge or prior experience in child welfare and the unique needs of adoptive and guardianship families.

              Work hours are generally 9-5pm; must be flexible to meet the needs of youth and parents.

              Proficiency in Spanish is a plus; competitive salaries.

              HOW TO APPLY:

              Please indicate "Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor – Permanency Resource Centre" in the subject line when applying. Please email cover letter and resume to:

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          3. Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor-PIP Program

          4. Department: Partners In Parenting

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. NAC is currently seeking a qualified social workers/mental health counselors to work in our Partners in Parenting Program (PIP). PIP is an aftercare program serving families that have successfully transitioned out of NAC’s Preventive Services Program. PIP is a home and community-based intervention program.
            Duties:
            1. Provides comprehensive psychosocial needs assessments to determine services and interventions.
            2. Provides family-centered, case management and clinical services utilizing individual, family and group work modalities.
            3. Participates as a team member in weekly case review meetings
            4. Coordinates services as recommended by NAC’s interdisciplinary treatment team which includes our psychiatrist, psychologist, pediatrician, nurses, educators, parent advocate and entitlement and resource staff.
            5. Provides case coordination with hospitals, schools, mental health clinics and community-based organizations.
            6. Provides information, referral and advocacy services.
            7. Ensures adherence to agency and programmatic policies and regulations; completes all required documentation in our behavioral health record.
            8. Makes use of weekly individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings, and our monthly in-service mental health trainings.
            Minimum Requirements:
              MSW/MHC from an accredited school of social work.

              Some knowledge of health-related factors in working with children with disabilities, medical complexity and behavioral health conditions.

              Prior experience in child welfare, mental health or health care settings.

              Work hours are generally 9-5pm; must be flexible to meet the needs of working parents and to serve school-age children.

              Proficiency in Spanish is a plus; competitive salaries.

              HOW TO APPLY:

              Please indicate "Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor – Partners In Parenting" in the subject line when applying. Please email cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
            Salary: Based on Experience

          5. Assistant Director of Health Care Integration

          6. Department: Bridges to Health

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. SUPERVISOR:
            2. Bridges to Health Director
            3. RESPONSIBILITY: To assist the Program Director in carrying out the standards set by New York State and City along with NACs professional standards for the Bridges to Health Program.
            4. To continue to create an atmosphere that reflects on NAC’s mission.
            Duties:
            1. Will supervise a minimum of four Supervisors, of Health Care Integration.
            2. Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to ensure that all HCI Supervisors and HCIs are being supported; including any necessary disciplinary measures;
            3. Will supervise no more than two Health Care Integrators if the program has this need.
            4. Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to ensure that the HCIs and clients are being supported;
            5. Responsible for supervising the HCI Supervisors staff when they are not present at NAC;
            6. Assists with ensuring that all processes and functions of providing Health Care Integration services (engagement, assessment, timely documentation and intensive case management) is being met and may require attending Team Meetings, FTC and/or Home Visits;
            7. Attends most meetings and participates in the majority of communications with state agencies (OCFS, OPWDD), city agencies (ACS, DDSO) and the other NAC programs as it relates to the provision of the B2H Waiver Program;
            8. Assists with ensuring that all training of HCIs and HCI Supervisors is provided and meets NAC B2H standards;
            9. Attends meetings at case planning foster care agencies and participates in home visits as necessary;
            10. Works with Quality Management to ensure that the NAC B2H Program is meeting standards and improving best practice;
            11. Assists with establishing and implementing policy and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and high quality service;
            12. Assists with interviewing, hiring and training the Health Care Integrator side of the B2H Department;
            13. Manages case load ratios and ensures billing requirements are met on a monthly basis;
            14. Responsible for any other duties reasonably required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
            Minimum Requirements:
              QUALIFICATIONS

              LMSW required.

              LCSW preferred.

              Experience in program development a plus.

              Child Welfare experience in a supervisory position is preferred.

              Knowledgeable in work with medically fragile children, children with developmental/intellectual disabilities and/or serious emotional disturbance required.

              SALARY

              Commensurate with experience.

              HOURS

              This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, with some flexibility required for evenings and weekends.

              To Apply:

              Please indicate "Assistant Director of Health Care Integration" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          7. Saturday Supervisor

          8. Department: Family Support

            Part Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Reports to: Senior Director of Operations and Family Support Services
            2. Hours: Saturdays 8:30am-4pm
            3. Job Summary:
            4. Acts as senior staff person on-site during Saturday programming.
            5. Helps to ensure that Saturday visits, activities and events are safe, structured and well-supervised.
            6. Maintains a high level of visibility to staff and clients.
            7. Intervenes quickly to de-escalate potential crises, and responds to incidents as needed.
            Duties:
            1. Addresses urgent or emergency situations, and contacts supervisory staff as indicated; documents all incidents -- particularly those involving EMS and police – and disseminates written reports according to agency guidelines.
            2. Confirms appropriateness of staff assignments for family visits.
            3. Ensures room assignments are in place for family visits and trainings, and ensures appropriate level of staff coverage is arranged for all other trainings, groups, and recreation events taking place on site.
            4. Compiles information from social workers and other staff via the “Family Visit Coverage” and “Child Care Summary” forms. Provides Metro Cards for families, when needed.
            5. In the absence of a form, the Saturday Supervisor conducts follow up and provides the covering worker with necessary details and provides Metro Cards.
            6. Introduces covering staff to families and ensures everyone is clear about family visit structure (supervised, unsupervised, monitored) and expectations.
            7. Provides coverage if no other staff are available, a visit runs late/off schedule, etc.
            8. When necessary/appropriate, receives and responds to incoming calls during Saturday business hours, including on-call phone calls for Foster Care & Prevention.
            9. Saturday Supervisor either responds or directs the call to the appropriate on-call social worker.
            10. Unlocks/locks the office and disarms/arms the alarm, as needed.
            11. Assists with body checks of children in the medical clinic, as needed.
            12. Assists covering staff, groups, and trainers if they need access to needed items (i.e., tables, easels, TV/DVD, games, snacks, additional clothing, etc.)
            13. Resolves or refers transportation related issues as needed
            14. Contacts building staff and NAC administrators to respond to any safety/security or building issues (i.e. leaking toilets, issues with locks, etc.), and functions as Saturday fire warden
            15. Debriefs and conducts follow up with staff as needed.
            Minimum Requirements:
              - Significant practical experience and training on how to intervene during crisis situations

              - Familiarity with child welfare involved families;

              - Knowledge of issues related to family visitation

              - Strong organizational and management skills

              - Experience working with individuals in child welfare preferred

              - Masters degree required; MSW with supervisory-level experience preferred.

              When applying, please email your cover letter and resume to Mary Ann Code at hr@nackidscan.org , and indicate “Saturday Supervisor” in the subject line of your message.
            Salary: Based on Experience

          9. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – CITYWIDE OPENINGS

          10. Department: Bridges to Health

            Per Diem

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. ORGANIZATION: New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is a private, non-profit health care and social services agency in NYC that provides services to children with special medical needs and their families. The agency’s Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            2. We are currently seeking Per Diem Waiver Service Providers in all five boroughs for the Bridges to Health Program.
            3. RESPONSIBILITY: Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              QUALIFICATIONS:

              • Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              • Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              • Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              • Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              • One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              • Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              • Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              • Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          11. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan

          12. Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Manhattan” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
            Salary: Based on Experience

          13. Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor - Kinship Caregiver Program

          14. Department: Kinship Caregiver Program

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. To assist us in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor who has the knowledge and passion for working with Kinship care providers and the children they are caring for. The Kinship Care Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services. The goal of this program is to ensure that Kinship families receive appropriate services to meet their children’s educational, physical, social/emotional development, and mental health needs. The ideal candidate will be solution-oriented, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a home and community-based program so the candidate must be flexible with the ability to work independently and on some evenings/weekends to meet the needs of youth and parents. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with at-risk families and an exciting opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team.
            Duties:
            1. Applicants must be strength-based, culturally competent and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a home and community-based program;
            2. Provide comprehensive psychosocial needs assessment;
            3. Provide trauma-assessment/screening;
            4. Provide family-centered, case management and clinical services utilizing individual, family and group work modalities and conduct home visits;
            5. Participate as a team member in weekly case review meetings;
            6. Coordinate services as recommended by NAC’s interdisciplinary treatment team which includes our psychiatrist, psychologist, pediatrician, nurses, educators, parent advocate and entitlement and resource staff;
            7. Provide case coordination with hospitals, schools, mental health clinics and community-based organizations;
            8. Provide information, referral and advocacy services;
            9. Provide education support, intervention and advocacy;
            10. Ensure adherence to agency and programmatic policies and regulations; complete all required documentation in our behavioral health record;
            11. Make use of weekly individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings, and our monthly in-service mental health trainings.
            Minimum Requirements:
              MSW/LMSW/LCSW or MHC?LMHC from accredited graduate school of social work and mental health counseling.

              Knowledge or prior experience in child welfare.

              Knowledge of the unique needs of Kinship Families.

              Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

              Work hours are generally 9am-5pm; must be flexible to meet the needs of families.

              Must be comfortable with home and community visits.

              When applying, indicate “Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor - Kinship Caregiver Program” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
            Salary: Based on Experience

          15. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx

          16. Department: Bridges to Health

            Part Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Bronx” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

              37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
            Salary: Based on Experience

          17. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens

          18. Department: Bridges to Health

            Per Diem

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Queens” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY"
            Salary: Based on Experience

          19. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Staten Island

          20. Department: Bridges to Health

            Per Diem

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            Duties:
            1. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            2. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            3. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            4. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            5. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            6. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours.
            7. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              QUALIFICATIONS:

              •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate with experience.

              •Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree preferred with a major in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree required to provide Crisis and Special Needs Advocacy Services.

              •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              •Must have quick and easy access to a computer and printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “STATEN ISLAND Per Diem Waiver Service Provider” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

              37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY"
            Salary: Based on Experience

          21. Health Care Integrator- Social Worker (BRONX)

          22. Department: Bridges to Health

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. This position will be located in our Bronx site.
            2. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            Duties:
            1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
            2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
            3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the “Individualized Health Plan”) that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
            4. Evaluate the plan’s effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
            5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services
            6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
            7. Empower child and caregiver.
            8. Advocate for child’s needs.
            9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
            10. Participate in quality management.
            Minimum Requirements:
              HOURS: This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.

              A master’s degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities. Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred.
            Salary: Based on Experience

          23. Social Worker, Healthy@Home Program (Bronx)

          24. Department: Healthy@Home

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families caring for children and youth with complex medical conditions. Families will receive support to deal with the range of feelings and concerns associated with caring for a medically fragile child.
            2. Social Worker will provide the following services:
            3. Home Visits to facilitate engagement, provide family support, counseling, opportunities to observe family interaction; reach out to families that are isolated, promote positive parent interactions & promote safety in the home;
            4. Case Management services for families to promote support and improve the well-being of each family member( index-child, siblings, parents & caretakers);
            5. Carry a caseload of at least 15 families;
            6. Conduct Home visits within the NYC 5 boroughs;
            7. Conduct Psychosocial assessments, which includes trauma screening;
            8. Service planning & Goal Setting;
            9. Service plan implementation;
            10. Service coordination, monitoring & follow-up;
            11. On-going reassessment of clients’ needs;
            12. Crisis Intervention;
            13. Advocacy;
            14. Assistance with benefits and entitlements;
            15. Interface with Community Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social workers, School Teachers and Staff, Home Care agencies, Hospitals, Community Clinics, Administration for Children Services, and the like;
            16. Complete continued education as required by NYS Office of Professions;
            17. Weekly Supervision;
            18. Participate in Staff Meetings;
            19. Participate in Interdisciplinary meetings and case reviews.
            Minimum Requirements:
              QUALIFICATIONS:

              Master of Social Work degree required.

              LMSW preferred.

              Experience in working with children living with medical complexities and their families.

              Ability to easily engage individuals of all backgrounds and socio-economic status.

              HOW TO APPLY:

              When applying, indicate “Bronx Social Worker, Healthy @ Home Program” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on experience

          25. Social Work Supervisor - Foster Care and Adoption

          26. Department: Foster Care and Adoption

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Reports to the Director of Specialized Foster Care, and supervises four (4) MSW level foster care and adoption social workers.
            2. Ensures that social workers are conducting permanency planning activities in an appropriate and timely manner; ensures that workers are identifying the needs of each case, and are either providing directly or are accessing the entire range of clinical and concrete services that the case requires.
            3. Assists supervisees in prioritizing workloads.
            4. Ensures that social workers are meeting all ACS and NAC mandates and paperwork requirements.
            5. Attends Family Team Conferences, Service Plan Reviews, and Case Reviews.
            6. Prepares social workers for court proceedings, and be willing to testify.
            7. Works collaboratively with colleagues in an interdisciplinary team model.
            8. Ensures supervisees’ adherence to all agency personnel policies and procedures.
            9. Has responsibility on a rotating basis for 24 hour on-call duty and Saturday office administrative coverage.
            Minimum Requirements:
              1. MSW from an accredited school of social work; LMSW and/or LCSW required

              2. 4+ years post-graduate experience

              3. Supervisory experience with MSW level social workers and/or students required

              4. Prior experience in child welfare required

              5. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with physically disabled and/or chronically ill children, as well as experience in the area of child development.

              6. Excellent clinical skills.

              7. Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills.

              8. Bilingual -Spanish a plus.

              When applying, indicate “Social Work Supervisor” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          27. Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn

          28. Per Diem

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Under the general direction and supervision of the assigned Waiver Service Supervisor, the Waiver Service Provider interacts with clients and families in a variety of settings including biological, preadoptive and foster homes, schools, neighborhoods, community and group care settings, and will deliver the waiver services that are outlined below.
            2. Key Responsibilities:
            3. •Demonstrates skills that promote a safe physical and emotional space for children and families within the context of their living environment.
            4. •Provides a variety of waiver services to youth and family, including Family/Caregiver Supports and Services, Skill Building, Special Needs Advocacy, Crisis Avoidance and Response Services, Intensive In-home Supports, Planned Respite, Prevocational Support and Supportive Employment. Services assigned will depend on education, experience, and availability.
            5. •Develops Detailed Service Plan goals, and if providing higher level services, are responsible for full completion of these plans every 6 months. Reports on progress towards these at service plan reviews and team meetings.
            6. •Assists in crisis avoidance as necessary, with elevated levels of responsibility depending on the service being provided and clinical experience.
            7. •Offers availability to provide services at least one weekend day and after-school/evenings (some services are also available during weekday daytime hours.) Maintains a consistent and regular schedule with clients.
            8. •Communicates regularly with NAC staff and responds to email and phone calls within 24 hours
            9. •Completes all Medicaid documents within prescribed 24 hour timeframe. All finalized hard copy documents are due within 5 business days of service but must be approved via email first.
            Minimum Requirements:
              Requirements:

              •Educational experience may vary, however, services and cases assigned, as well as financial compensation, are commensurate upon experience.

              •Bachelor’s degree preferred in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Will consider High School Diploma; Associate’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field.

              •Master’s degree preferred for Intensive In-Home Supports and Immediate Crisis Response Services.

              •One year of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs. Two or more years preferred.

              •Must be willing to work in participants' homes and communities.

              •Must have quick and easy access to a computer & printer, and be adept at using the computer for internet, word processing and email correspondence. Response to emails are required within 24 hours.

              •Must have access to phone and respond to calls within 24 hours.

              When applying, indicate “Per Diem Waiver Service Provider - Brooklyn” in the subject line, and submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 11th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: HR@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”
            Salary: Based on Experience

          29. Bilingual Social Worker, Preventive Services (BRONX)

          30. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning health and social services agency in NYC with 30 years of experience serving children with special medical needs and their families.
            2. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Bilingual Social Worker in the agency’s Special Medical/Developmental Prevention Program at our Bronx location.
            3. Title: Bilingual Social Worker
            4. Department: Special Medical/Developmental Prevention
            5. Location: Bronx Site, 1775 Grand Concourse, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10453
            6. Responsibilities:
            7. Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual, group and family modalities.
            8. Coordinates services for a caseload of 10-11 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.
            9. Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
            10. Conducts home visits to families.
            11. Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
            12. Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-service.
            13. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
            14. Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
            15. Participates as a treatment team member in agency case review meetings.
            16. Has responsibility for a 24-hour on-call duty on a rotating basis.
            Minimum Requirements:
              Minimum Requirements:

              1. MSW or MHC from an accredited school; LMSW or LMHC required within 6 months of employment.

              2. Proficiency in Spanish is required.

              3. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with chronically ill children, as well as experience in the area of child development is a plus.

              4. Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred.

              5. Work hours generally 9-5; but may require one evening or more for clients who need to be seen after 5 p.m.

              HOW TO APPLY:

              Please indicate "Bronx Prevention Bilingual Social Worker" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY
            Salary: Based on Experience

          31. Bilingual Health Care Integrator (BRONX)

          32. Department: Bridges to Health Program

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            Duties:
            1. � Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
            2. � Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
            3. � Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the "Individualized Health Plan") that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
            4. � Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
            5. � Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
            6. � Ensure a stable environment for the child.
            7. � Empower child and caregiver.
            8. � Advocate for child's needs.
            9. � Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
            10. � Participate in quality management.
            Minimum Requirements:
              A master's degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

              HOURS:

              This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally Bilingual (Spanish-English) required.

            Salary: Based on Experience

          33. Health Care Integrator (Social Worker) Manhattan and Bronx

          34. Department: Bridges to Health

            Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Program: Bridges to Health
            2. Supervisor: Supervisor of Health Care Integrators
            3. Location: Manhattan, NY / Bronx, NY
            4. New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, disabilities, chronic illnesses and behavioral challenges. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            Duties:
            1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
            2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
            3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the Individualized Health Plan) that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community;
            4. Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
            5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
            6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
            7. Empower child and caregiver.
            8. Advocate for child's needs.
            9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
            10. Participate in quality management.
            11. HOURS:
            12. This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.
            Minimum Requirements:
              - A master’s degree in social work, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

              HOW TO APPLY:

              Please indicate "Health Care Integrator (Social Worker), Manhattan or Bronx" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

              Mary Ann Code

              Human Resources Department

              New Alternatives for Children

              37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

              New York, NY 10010

              eFax: 929-273-7865

              Phone: 212-994-7938

              Email: hr@nackidscan.org

              To learn more about New Alternatives for Children, Inc., please visit our website: www.nackidscan.org

              “WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY”

            Salary: Based on Experience

          35. HCI Supervisor

          36. Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. Supervise 5 to 6 Health Care Integrators in the delivery of services to B2H families.
            Duties:
            1. Provide weekly supervision for staff that includes support, education and accountability.
            2. Ensure that Individual Health Plans, Progress Notes and all necessary case recordings are up to date.
            3. Maintain statistical data on all cases.
            4. Review Health Care Integrators' contact sheets.
            5. Responsible for signing staff's time sheets.
            6. Monitor and ensure staff training and development.
            7. Participate in team meetings.
            8. Participate in weekly supervision with Program Director
            9. Along with Program Director work closely with ACS and the State in implementing the Bridges to Health program.
            10. Accompany staff on Home, Agency and School visits as needed.
            11. HOURS: 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. Some evening work maybe required. Must be available to staff regarding any emergency situation that may arise.
            Minimum Requirements:
              1. Requires an LMSW but prefers an LCSW with 3 to 5 years supervisory experience.

              2. Knowledge of the Foster Care system essential.

              3. Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills.

              4. Knowledge of health-related factors in working with physically challenged and/or chronically ill children and their families a plus.
            Salary: Based on Experience

          37. Bilingual (Spanish/ English) Health Care Integrator (Bronx)

          38. Full Time

            Key Responsibilities:
            1. The Bridges to Health Program provides family and community support services to children in foster care and their caregivers so that these children can remain in the community and avoid placement in institutional settings.
            2. These services complement existing foster care services for children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, or suffering from serious emotional disturbances, and can involve multiple family networks and follow the participant after the foster care case has closed.
            Duties:
            1. Engage children and caregivers to assess relevant child and family dynamics, including strengths and needs.
            2. Evaluate the need for Bridges to Health services; complete eligibility assessment.
            3. Develop and implement with child and family an integrated service plan (also known as the "Individualized Health Plan") that outlines services needed to support the child in his or her home and community.
            4. Evaluate the plan's effectiveness with child and family and update on an ongoing basis.
            5. Link child and family to needed supports and services, including skill building, intensive in-home supports, employment-related services, respite, crisis intervention and avoidance, advocacy, and adaptive and assistive equipment, among others; coordinate with these services.
            6. Ensure a stable environment for the child.
            7. Empower child and caregiver.
            8. Advocate for child's needs.
            9. Coordinate and hold team meetings as necessary to discuss potential solutions with all involved parties.
            10. Participate in quality management.
            11. HOURS: This is a full time position. Evening and Saturday hours may be required occasionally.
            Minimum Requirements:
              A master's degree in social work, psychology, or other related field, plus knowledge of providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services to children with special needs or individuals with disabilities.

              A bachelor's degree and two (2) years of related work experience may be substituted for a master's degree.

              Bilingual (Spanish-English) required.
            Salary: Based on Experience

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