CAREERS AT ALPERT JFS

Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family Service, an accredited 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.

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CURRENT OPENINGS

 

ENHANCED COMPANION PROGRAM COORDINATOR (MSW)

Alpert Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a part-time master’s level social worker to join our team as the Enhanced Companion Program Coordinator.

The Enhanced Companion Program Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Enhanced Companion Director in coordinating the EH program.  This individual will provide initial client assessments, companion assignments and monitoring visits.  In addition, The Enhanced Companion Program Coordinator will communicate with companions to provide an appropriate match with our clients requesting companion services.  The coordinator will also provide back up to the Director when necessary.

Master’s Degree in Social Work, 3-5 years’ experience in care management preferably with the geriatric population. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team; Strong written and oral communication skills. Must have a valid FL driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

 

GRANT MANAGER – HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Alpert Jewish Family Service’s (AJFS) Holocaust Survivor’s Assistance Program is dedicated to easing the lives of survivors of the Shoah.  Our internationally recognized professional staff has expertise in helping survivors to identify and address the unique social welfare, health care, and emotional needs of Jewish victims of the Nazi atrocities. You can trust our professionals to provide services with the utmost sensitivity and to honor the dignity of our survivors.

AJFS is currently seeking a Grant Manager to interpret and implement the administration of the Grant allocations for the Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program.  The Grant Manager will work closely with the LTC Director and Care Managers in managing and monitoring the expenditures. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Claims Conference grant which includes but is not limited to:
  • Responsible for Implementing grant guidelines as indicated in the Claims Conference allocation letters (GG and Emergency Financial Assistance Grants). Monitors grant activities for program compliance.
  • Develops and maintains procedures to carry out and monitor compliance with grant guidelines. Creates and monitors tools (spreadsheets) for efficient tracking of allocation.
  • Maintain oversight in the accuracy of data entry in the Claims Conference database (Diamond).
  • Review/approve invoices and supporting documentation prior to submission of quarterly reports.
  • Provide ongoing training to program vendors regarding grant requirements.
  • Conducts annual vendor audits.
  • Works closely with Holocaust Program Administrative Assistant in the appropriate flow of documentation for the oversight of the grant expenditures.
  • Works closely with the CFO and or Controller in monitoring expenditures.
  • Provides program update for quarterly reports.
  • Provides leadership and effectively communicates status of allocation to appropriate staff.
  • Communicates with the Chief Program Officer regarding grant/allocation concerns.
  • Provides leadership in the preparation and oversight of Claims Conference program audit.
  • Provide data to Claims Conference as requested.
  • Coordinate and attend Eat & Schmooze events, including venue, food and entertainment/speaker.
  • Coordinate and attend all educational events for Palm Beach County schools for the education of the students regarding the Holocaust.
  • Responsible for organizing and overseeing the annual Café Europa event.
  • Manage all other grants pertaining to Holocaust program (i.e.: application process, following appropriate allocation guidelines, reports and providing oversight for audits).
  • Attends and participates in staff and Holocaust program meetings.
  • Preparation of reports for management as requested.
  • Collaborate with Federation on any Holocaust community activities when requested.

Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent, or at least 5 years’ experience in community or non-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork, collegiality and self-motivation were necessary for success.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in customer service with high standards of timeliness and responsiveness
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Possess acute awareness in problem-solving suggestions, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, social media platforms, databases, and aptitude for learning new software.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills.
  • Valid FL Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance.

 

CARE MANAGER (MSW) – HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Do you enjoy working with older adults? Alpert Jewish Family Service (AJFS) currently has an opening for a Care Manager within our Holocaust team.  Our Care Managers assist individuals and families in maintaining and/or improving their independence, level of functioning and quality of life by providing for and/or arranging for an array of social services.

Our Holocaust Survivor’s Assistance Program is dedicated to easing the lives of survivors of the Shoah.  Our internationally recognized professional staff has expertise in helping survivors to identify and address the unique social welfare, health care, and emotional needs of Jewish victims of the Nazi atrocities. You can trust our professionals to provide services with the utmost sensitivity and to honor the dignity of our survivors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing bio-psychosocial assessments including analysis of & independent judgment in the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. Develop service plans, refer for and coordinate services, counsel and support clients families and monitor the ongoing needs of the clients.

MSW required; 2-5 years’ experience with geriatric and special populations. A valid Florida driver’s license is required for this position.

 

LCSW/THERAPIST – Part Time

If you are passionate about clinical work and are interested in being a part of a community-based organization, explore the opportunity to join our dynamic team of licensed professionals. Alpert Jewish Family Services (AJFS) offers an opportunity to be a part of a team environment while offering flexibility and autonomy.

AJFS is seeking a part-time licensed mental health clinician with experience in psychotherapy to provide direct service for Agency clients, including individuals, couples, groups and families. Experience working with children is required. MSW; valid license (LCSW) in State of Florida; ability to work afternoons and evenings also required.

 

PSYCHIATRIST

Alpert Jewish Family Service is seeking a Part Time Psychiatrist, interested in making a positive contribution to their local community, to join our busy, interdisciplinary, community based mental health team with locations in West Palm Beach, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens. If you are interested in the flexibility to create your own schedule, work with an expert team, and be a part of a true community practice, please submit your resume or call 561-238-0261.

LIVING SKILLS SPECIALIST/CARE COORDINATOR

Levine Jewish Residential Family Service (LJRFS) is supported independent living at its finest! LJRFS’ apartment program caters to adults requiring some level of supervision, but with the ability to be safe in their own apartments.

The Care Coordinator/Living Skills Specialist oversees, coordinates and monitors all aspects of the resident’s care to maintain independence in a supported apartment setting.  The Living Skills Specialist/Care Coordinator will help our residents accomplish goals maximizing independence.

  • Instruct JRFS Apartment Program residents in Independent Living Skills to include: Financial skills, health, nutrition, fitness, medication management, grooming, hygiene, time management, organizational skills, sex education, relationship skills, housekeeping, personal safety skills, basic emergency skills, pre-vocational, job development, job management skills, social and leisure skills.
  • Attend quarterly care plan meetings.
  • Help residents accomplish goals on their Individual Program Care Plans.
  • Participate in weekly program staff meetings
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other program staff, residents and their families.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation in the program communication log and in residents’ files.
  • Accompany residents to/from medical and/or social service providers when requested.
  • Monitor the ongoing needs of residents through face-to-face interaction and weekly home visits.
  • Provide assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living to support patient care plans when needed.
  • Ensures the safety of the client and residence to minimize accidents and protect the client’s well-being.
  • Provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, recreational programs and shopping.
  • Administer medications to clients when requested/needed.

Bachelor’s degree required and at least one-year similar working experience (clinical experience preferred). The ideal candidate will have experience writing personal care plans. Direct Care experience is also helpful but not required. Ability to pass background screening including FBI, and DOT physical; valid Florida driver’s license/good driving record; flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays.

MEDICATION COORDINATOR/DIRECT CARE STAFF – GROUP HOME

Levine Jewish Residential and Family Service is seeking a Medication Coordinator/Direct Care Staff to work in our Group Homes located in West Palm Beach and Royal Palm Beach.

The Medication Coordinator is responsible for all duties related to safely administering medications and treatments to the residents. As a Direct Care Worker provides individual care and supervision in the agency’s residential facilities.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Liaison with pharmacy to order, track and receive medication.
  • Oversee weekly prescription inventory.
  • Transcribe orders and update Medication Administration Record in accordance with APD standards.
  • Monitor medication administration incidents and errors; report incidents and errors to Group Home Supervisor and Director.
  • Assist Direct Care Staff with questions regarding medication administration protocol.
  • Assist in monitoring the medication program.
  • Keep records updated in the medication administrative files.
  • Keep all medications in their appropriate storage areas and keep medication cupboards, carts and doors locked at all times.
  • Regularly review the resident’s medication administration record, centrally stored record, pharmacy transaction record, and report any errors to the Group Home Supervisor and Director.
  • Keep medication files and medical records current and up to date.
  • Attend quarterly APD summits.
  • Assist in updating the service plans and monthly care logs if needed.
  • Ability to work hours outside of normal schedule if needed when medication issues arise.
  • Provides assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living to support patient care plans.
  • Takes residents shopping, to doctor’s appointments, recreational programs to provide an active lifestyle consistent with the resident’s health status.

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least one year of experience working with special needs population.
  • Must have a minimum of one-year experience as a medication coordinator or similar capacity.
  • Solid understanding of APD 65G-7.
  • Ability to work hours outside of normal schedule if needed when medication issues arise.
  • Ability to attend staff meetings semi-monthly (or when needed) – Tuesday evenings 6pm-8pm.
  • Eligible FL License and driving record.
  • Ability to become DOT certified and maintains the certification.
  • Able and willing to frequently drive a twelve (12) passenger van.

DIRECT CARE

Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (LJRFS) is currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our Group Homes (West Palm/Royal Palm) and Independent Living Program (Palm Beach Gardens) supporting adults with special needs.

Provide assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living. Also includes transportation to and from doctor appointments and activities.

One-year experience, valid Florida Driver’s License/good driving record, high school diploma or GED required. Able to pass DOT physical and full background check. Flexible to work days, nights (may include some overnights), weekends and holidays.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans