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To apply for any of our open positions please email your resume to employment@wordsworth.org.  You can also fax it to 215-871-3412 or mail to: 3905 Ford Rd Philadelphia, PA 19131 ATTN: Recruitment.

Wordsworth is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  (updated July 24, 2014)

 

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS IN PHILADELPHIA


Corporate

 

Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk

The position is responsible to compile and maintain accounts payable records including the review of all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment, answer all vendor inquiries and assist the Payroll Manager in the processing of payroll regarding the approval of timesheet, maintain / update payroll records and other assigned projects. Requirements: The candidate High school degree required/ Prefer Associates Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance and 2-4 years accounts payable and payroll processing.  Prior experience in Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains and ADP preferred but not required.

 

Financial Analyst /Contract Management

The position under direction of the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance provides analysis of financial data and indicators on a daily/weekly/monthly basis to the Program Directors / Executive Mgmt Team.  Assist in periodic reforecast of the budget and any ad-hoc reports for programs and services.  Maintain and oversee the annual contract process for providers. Requirements:  The candidate should have 1 to 4 years of accounting and related field experience and requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related fields.  Prior experience in Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains and Credible (EHR) preferred but not required.


Community Umbrella Agency 10


CUA 10 Human Resource Manager

The Human Resource Manager is responsible to manage all aspects of human resources and staff credentialing throughout the CUA, while integrating the function into the program culture.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. PHR certification preferred.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. At least 2 years’ experience in an HR Generalist capacity. Experience in nonprofit work setting preferred. 


CUA 10 Life Skills Coach

The Life Skills Coach is responsible for working with children, youth and caregivers to help develop age appropriate life skills that support family stabilization, permanency, and well-being.  They are part of the larger case management support team responsible for helping to achieve the target goals of the Improving Outcomes for Children initiative. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field including but not limited to sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration.  Candidates with a degree in an unrelated field require a minimum of four years of experience working in child, youth, and family serving systems and an approved waiver from the Department of Human Services.PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification, and vehicular/traffic history (PA Driver Information or other state driver information if applicable). Two years of experience working in child and family serving system preferred.


CUA 10 Visitation Coach

The Visitation Coach is responsible for actively engaging permanency caregivers in the process of strengthening their parenting capacities, executive functioning, protective factors and parent-child attachment as part of the process of achieving increased safety, permanency and well-being for children and adolescents receiving CUA services.  They are part of the larger case management support team responsible for helping to achieve the target goals of the Improving Outcomes for Children initiative. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field including but not limited to sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration.  Candidates with a degree in an unrelated field require a minimum of four years of experience working in child, youth, and family serving systems and an approved waiver from the Department of Human Services. Two years of experience working in child and family serving system preferred.

Community Umbrella Agency 5

 

CUA 5 Human Resource Manager

The Human Resource Manager is responsible to manage all aspects of human resources and staff credentialing throughout the CUA, while integrating the function into the program culture.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. PHR certification preferred.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. At least 2 years’ experience in an HR Generalist capacity. Experience in nonprofit work setting preferred.

CUA Training Manager

The CUA Training Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and effectively delivering trainings to new hires and current staff, as well as to evaluate the transfer of learning to staff.  They actively partner with program leadership to continually develop and refine the training curriculum to ensure that staff receives relevant, high-quality trainings to support the attainment of the Improving Outcomes for Children target goals.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related human services field required; Master’s degree preferred.  Must pass a criminal background check, child abuse history clearance, FBI check and medical clearance. At least two years of experience working with children and/or families in the human services field.  Experience developing and presenting trainings

CUA 5 Support Supervisor

The Support Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision, support and oversight to members of the Case Management Support Team, including Visitation Coaches, Life Skills Coaches, Parent and Youth Mentors, and Well Being Specialists.  They are responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of supports keep more children and youth safely in their own homes and communities, increase permanency, reduce the use of congregate care, and improve child and family well-being.  Requirements: Minimum Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, including but not limited to psychology, counseling, education, criminal justice, or public health administration.  PA Licensed Social Worker preferred.  PA Criminal Background Check, Federal Bureau of Investigation Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, Wordsworth medical verification.  Minimum two years of experience working in child and family serving system. Prior staff management experience preferred.

Community Based Services 

CUA Quality Assurance Specialist 

The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of services, as well as adherence to all regulatory and compliance standards, by providing comprehensive evaluation, assessment and technical assistance to the CUA and the CUA Network of Subcontractors.  They are part of the larger team working to achieve improved safety, permanency and well-being of all children, youth and families in the CUA region.   Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree in Public Administration, Social Work or a related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years of experience in child welfare, social services and/or QA/QI preferred. Familiarity with standards established by the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, PA Department of Public Welfare, and accrediting body standards (CARF, COA, Joint Commission, etc.)

 

Mental Health Professional

The Mental Health Professional (MHP) serves as the primary therapist to the children and families participating in the Family Based Program.  The MHPis responsible for developing and implementing systemically based interventions utilizing structural family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, behavior modification, psycho-education and other researched-based approaches.  Approximately 80-90% of time is spent in the community and the MHPis on-call 24/7. Requirements: A vehicle, valid driver’s license, and current automotive insurance;  Graduate degree in psychology, counseling, family therapy, social work and two years experience in child and adolescent mental health services, or, Master’s degree with certification in the departmentally sponsored Family Based Mental Health Services training program, with at least four (4) years experience in Family Based Mental Health Services. Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred.  Must have a desire and experience working with sexual abuse.  

Clinical Supervisor

The Clinical Supervisor conduct weekly clinical and administrative supervision with Family Based Teams based upon the ESFT model. Lead or co-facilitate trainings for staff in AFBS. Participate in quality improvement process. Liaison with community and governmental agencies. Review documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory entities.  Support staff by providing live supervision in the field. On call 24/7 to provide crisis support to staff.  Requirements: Excellent organizational and documentation skills Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, particularly excellent communication skills. 3 years’ experience in child/adolescent mental health services. 1 year of clinical supervision experience. Graduate degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy. Must be licensed eligible, licensed preferred. Previous experience working with trauma and conducting therapy from a culturally informed family system framework. 

OST Group Supervisor

The Group Supervisor is responsible for partnering with the OST Site Director to ensure the overall management and administration of the program, including personnel, daily activities, maintenance, meal planning and transportation. The Group Supervisor position is a part time position paid hourly and does not qualify for benefits. The group supervisor is required to work 25 hour per week during the hours of 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily. Additional hours are required during peak seasons including but not limited to recruitment in May, June and September and during the 6 week summer program. Requirements: A Group Supervisor must meet one of the following four criteria:Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 1 year experience with children. OR Bachelor’s degree, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 2 years experience with children. OR Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 3 years experience with children. OR Associate’s degree, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and 4 years experience with children.

Program Coordinator

The program coordinator is responsible for managing day to day billing, record keeping and data collection for all aspects of the program.  The individual for this position should have strong communication and time management skills and work effectively in a team setting.  Other skills include: demonstrate competence with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; be familiar with Electronic Health Records (Credible preferred) as well as run reports as needed.   Requirements: Associate degree in business administration or related degree with at least 1 year experience or at least 3 years of social service administrative work.


 

 

 

Residential Treatment Facility 


Acute Partial Hospitalization Program Director

The APHP Director is responsible for the management and oversight of all program operations, including clinical and educational services, program staffing, client authorizations/billing, community/school relations, implementation of Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP) model, and maintaining full compliance with credentialing standards.  This position partners with the Executive Director to achieve the priorities of the program and meet all stakeholder requirements. Requirements: Master's degree in human services or equivalent field, such as social work, psychology, sociology, social sciences. Must meet credentialing requirements as established by CBH. Minimum of four years professional experience with youth within therapeutic milieu, two years of which must be in capacity of supervisor/manager. Experience with use of various modalities in the treatment of maladaptive behaviors.  Experience with regulatory agencies. Knowledge of behavioral health and child welfare policies.

Clinical Case Manager 

The Clinical Case Manager is responsible to deliver comprehensive case management services to assigned clients while effectively partnering with other staff contributing to a well integrated and implemented treatment plan for clients served. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field preferred. Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Possess a valid driver’s license. At least one (1) to two (2) years prior experience working with children and/or adolescents in CAASP setting. Prior experience in case management and RTF preferred.

Clinical Therapist

The Clinical Therapist is responsible to provide individual, group and family therapy contributing to well integrated, coordinated mental health and case management services with the entire multi-disciplinary team. Requirements: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field.  Meet all regulatory agency requirements and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances. Possess a valid driver’s license. Two (2) years prior clinical experience including working with children and adolescents.

Residential Counselor 

As a Residential Counselor your primary responsibility will be the oversight and quality of care for clients in our residential community. Daily operations include monitoring client’s day to day social, educational, emotional, and physical growth. Requirements: High School diploma/GED/ Associate's degree along with at least 12 college credits in Psychology, Social Work, or related field with (2) years experience OR a Bachelors degree in a related area with (1) year experience. Experience with children/adolescents in a behavioral healthcare system preferred. This position has both full-time and part-time available on the 3-11pm shift only.

Behavioral Health Worker (Acute Partial Hospital)

Behavioral Health Worker is responsible to provide direct treatment, supervision and care to children in the Acute Partial Hospitalization Program (APHP) ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment that contributes to the healing of all clients. The Behavioral Health Workeris expected to effectively partner with all other staff creating a well integrated program. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Two years experience with children/adolescents preferably in behavioral healthcare systems.  Acute care experience and experience in CAASP setting preferred.

Special Education Teacher (Science Gr. 7-12)

The Special Education Teacher is responsible to provide a safe, consistent classroom structure to the healing of all clients.  This position partners with other teaching and residential staff for integrated programming.  Requirements: Elementary and/or secondary principal certificate with Master’s degree in related area. Meet and maintain all regulatory agency requirements, continuing education requirements, and comply with all Wordsworth policies regarding child abuse, criminal, medical, and other clearances plus any specific educational credentials and clearances. Possess a valid driver’s license.  Bachelor’s degree with an education minor plus one (1) year prior special education classroom experience or prior experience with a similar population.  Must possess currentCommonwealthofPennsylvania Teaching Certificationin Special Education or be eligible for emergency teaching certification in either special education or another instructional area such as elementary education or other eligible classification as defined by thePhiladelphiaSchool District. 

 

Family Based Services

 

MST-PSB Therapist

The MST-PSB Therapist is responsible for providing intensive, in-home assessment, treatment, case management, crisis intervention and advocacy to adolescents and families referred for the treatment of sexually abusive behaviors.  Responsible for maintaining fidelity to the MST-PSB model and coordinating with all members of the treatment team to achieve targeted outcomes.  Requirements:   Must be willing to work flexible hours and deliver services in the community.  Two years or more of post- master's level experience in program(s) serving children and families. Prior experience providing family therapy and/or working with adolescents exhibiting problem sexual behavior and Prior experience providing MST services strongly preferred. PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Counselor, or Psychologist preferred. Must have access to reliable vehicle.

 

Foster Care

Certification Specialist (Part-time)

The Certification Specialist actively partners with prospective Resource Parents to obtain full certification and licensure of the Resource Home.  This includes interviews, home studies, tracking, and follow-up on training and paperwork completion. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other human services field.  At least two years of experience working with children and families in the human services field.

 

Fort Washington Campus

 

Teacher, Special Education

Teachers in Special Education develop, implement and evaluate instructional programs for exceptional students. A teacher in this position develops and implements an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student; coordinate the IEP process ensuring that all components are complete and consistent. Manage Classroom Assistant and Personal Care Assistant(s) within the classroom. Requirements:Completion of a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in Special Education N-12, Special Education k-8 or Special Education 9-12.OR Present a current instructional certification in Special Education N-12 from another state. OR Present an emergency certification for Special Education and are currently enrolled in a matriculating certificating program.OR Present a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Private Academic School certificate.

 

Classroom Assistant

Assist classroom teacher in the delivery of educational services and instructional activities to students in Special Education. Assist in managing student behavior in compliance with IEPs and classroom rules and norms. Maintain records and prepare required documentation related to services provided. Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Annually complete 20 hours of professional development related to assigned duties.

Behavioral Health Worker

Behavioral Health Workers provide physical coverage to assigned areas, offering guidance, direction, and therapeutic support to emotionally and behaviorally challenged students.  Maintain discipline, surveillance and control over the non-instructional activities of students. Use appropriate behavior management techniques to ensure student adherence with Wordsworth’s expectations. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of two years full-time, paid experience or three years of volunteer experience working with school-age children youth including responsibility for maintaining discipline or security, directing activities and/or counseling.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 


Philadelphia
3905 Ford Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-643-5400
800-769-0088

Fort Washington
2101 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
215-643-5400
800-769-0088

Wordsworth's behavioral health programs are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission). Any concerns about the safety or quality of care provided in Wordsworth’s behavioral health programs may be reported to the Commission by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or emailing .

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