Career Opportunities 

You can make a difference in our community
by working at JFS!

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, JFS offers a pleasant working environment and competitive compensation/benefits.If you would like more information about any of the positions listed below, please contact our Human Resources Department at (414) 390-5800.

 

Care Manager - Full Time

Jewish Family Services is offering an opportunity for TWO full-time Care Managers. These positions will be responsible for providing assessments, case management services, advocacy and ongoing monitoring of services to elderly or disabled persons enrolled in JFS’s My Choice Family Care program.

Qualified candidates must have a four-year bachelor's degree in a social services area (e.g. social work, rehabilitation, psychology, etc.) as well as at least one (1) year of paid formal (non-family setting) experience working with specific populations (e.g. Developmentally Disabled adults, Physically Disabled adults, Geriatric) in social service care management, criminal justice, or related social service experience, or have a four-year bachelor's degree in any other area with a minimum of three (3) years of paid formal (non-family setting) experience working with developmentally disabled adults, physically disabled adults, or geriatric individuals. Candidates who have prior experience working with individuals with mental health issues are preferred.

Candidates must have a working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications and the ability to perform Internet searches. Familiarity with social work methodology is preferred. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of members and assure member confidentiality at all times. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with clients, volunteers, agency staff and others is required. Knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions are necessary. A valid driver's license AND access to a car with insurance is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is also required.

 

Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)
Mental Health Professional - 
Full-time

Jewish Family Services (JFS) has an opening for a full time Mental Health Professional (MHP) to work within its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. The MHP is responsible for providing day to day oversight and consultation to Care Coordination staff, conducting intakes, completing assessments, participating in and/or developing recovery and discharge plans, and evaluating service plans according to the requirements of the CCS program. Additionally, the MHP is responsible for leading the Care Coordination team in developing treatment plans that meet CCS consumers’ unique needs and recovery goals, enabling them to achieve their individual highest level of independent functioning.

Qualifications:

  • At a minimum, the CCS Mental Health Professional will:
    • Possess a Master's Degree in Social Work;
    • Have completed 3000 hours of supervised clinical experience where the majority of clients are children or adults with mental disorders or substance-use disorders;
    • Hold a valid Wisconsin license from one of the following Examining Boards: Social Work (preferred), Marriage and Family Therapy or Professional Counselors (LCSW, LMFT, LPC), and be in good standing with their Licensing Board;
    • Meet the requirements of the CCS Mental Health Professional as described in WI Chapter DHS 36.10 (b) (1) and (3). * Have at least 2 years of case management experience with adults and/or youth; CCS experience is preferred.
  • Have at least 1 year of case management supervision experience with demonstrated increasing levels of successfully executed responsibility.
  • Meet the requirements of a Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) (DHS 75.02 (84) credentials are preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience in various case management systems (TCM, CSP, Wraparound Milwaukee, My Choice Family Care, etc.) is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability; display and maintain high standards of professional conduct for self and staff.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, creative and independent thinking skills.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated clinical and cultural competency necessary to carry out assigned job responsibilities.
  • Have ability to interact effectively with consumers, agency staff, and other community professionals within a team concept.
  • Must have knowledge of CCS and community resources and services.
  • Familiarity with Electronic Health Record (EHR) management systems.
  • Proficient in computer use, Microsoft Office applications, service provider documentation systems, etc.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions, and those of persons served.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check with the WI Department of Justice, a caregiver background check with the WI Department of Health Services, WI Department of Children and Families, and WI Department of Safety and Professional Services.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle with insurance.

 

Registered Nurse – Full Time

Offering a $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Jewish Family Services is offering an opportunity for a full-time Registered Nurse to work in the JFS My Choice Family Care Program. This position is responsible for providing assessments and ongoing services to elderly individuals and/or individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities in their homes.

 Qualified candidates will have a Registered Nursing degree from an accredited Nursing Program (a Bachelor’s degree (BSN) is preferred) with a current license to practice in the state of Wisconsin and have a minimum of 1-year previous experience working with a specific Family Care Target population (e.g. Developmentally Disabled adults, Physically Disabled adults or Geriatric individuals) in community care management or related community experience. Prior experience must be from paid nursing positions.

 Candidates must have a working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications and the ability to perform Internet searches. Candidates must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and through written mediums with external entities. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently is required. Candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of members and assure member confidentiality at all times. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with clients, volunteers, agency staff and others is required. Knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions are necessary. A valid driver's license with a good driving record AND access to a car with insurance is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is also required.

 

 

 

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume:

Jewish Family Services
Attn: Human Resources
1300 N. Jackson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Email: info@jfsmilw.org or Fax: 414-225-1340

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