This position will be responsible for planning and maintaining purchase orders from various vendors; will participate in inventory of the main and back storage areas, make bi-weekly deposits of cash sales to the Business office. Will assess and train individuals for vocational positions. Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing courses of recreation, and related vocational/pre-vocational programs for AKFC patient population. Provide vocational, or educational counseling and instruction which may include teaching basic skills and concepts or instruction in adaptive independent living skills. Will conduct several groups and recreational activities that stimulate interest in and cooperation with social and educational groups. Coordinate formal, informal classes and discussions concerned with human relationships, personality, and socialization in order to further education, or reeducation of AKFC patients. The selected candidate must have the ability to learn and utilize various types of electronic, manual recording and computerized information systems.
IF you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to PST.AKFC@doh.nj.gov
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Education, Social Work, Counseling, Special Education, School Guidance, or Psychology, and successful completion of one (1) graduate course in Theories and Techniques of Counseling.
NOTE: A current and valid certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor issued by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification may be substituted for the Master's degree.
NOTE: A Bachelor’s degree in in Rehabilitation Counseling, Education, Social Work, Counseling, Special Education, School Guidance, Psychology, Business Administration, Human Resources, or Economics and two (2) years of professional work experience with individuals with disabilities or performing direct counseling or advocacy activities for individuals with disabilities in a rehabilitation agency, facility or other social program designed to increase the employability of persons with disabilities, may be substituted for the above education.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
New Jersey Department of Health
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The Department’s priority is improving population health by strengthening New Jersey’s health system. The Department’s five branches, Public Health Services, Health Systems, Integrated Health, Office of Population Health and the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning work collaboratively toward that goal. Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.