Employment Opportunities

Pinebrook Family Answers

As a leader in the field of social services and behavioral health for children, young adults and families, our goal is to hire well-qualified, highly-skilled employees. Pinebrook Family Answers’ staff are highly valued in the community for their commitment to helping children, families and seniors in need. Each employee not only plays a critical role in the lives of the individuals we serve, but in the successful outcomes they achieve. In order to respond adequately to the needs of our diverse community, professionals with bilingual (English and Spanish) skills are also valuable additions to our staff.

Pinebrook Family Answers provides a competitive benefit package and a supportive work environment for our employees to grow professionally. A PA criminal history check, child abuse clearance, FBI fingerprint check, and drug test are required for all positions. Certain positions may require a valid PA driver’s license, a clean driving record, or two (2) step TB testing.

Available Positions – Full Time

High Fidelity Wraparound Facilitator

JOB SUMMARY : Under direction of the HFW Supervisor or his or her designee, the High Fidelity Wraparound Facilitator has the primary responsibility to ensure that the HFW wraparound process is implemented with fidelity. The HFW facilitator is responsible to engage the youth and family in the wraparound process and help them identify and articulate their primary needs. Once this has been accomplished, the facilitator engages the team of people who are providing services and support for the family and manages the team process to ensure that the team’s mission and goals address the family’s priority needs and develop an integrated plan that focuses on these needs. Once the plan is developed, the facilitator monitors implementation to ensure the plan meets the family’s needs. Throughout the process the facilitator strives to teach the family to manage their own services, supports and plan. The facilitator is responsible to connect the family to resources and make sure all parts of the plan are implemented in a timely fashion.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bilingual (English and Spanish) skills a plus but not required. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or a related human services field , and a minimum of two full-time years’ experience working in relevant family, children/youth or community service capacity. The incumbent must demonstrate strong communication/interpersonal and organizational skills. S/he must possess a broad base of life experience and a diverse view of what families need to have better lives. This position requires working flexible and on-call hours, and the incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and insurance, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation. S/he must demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socio-economic differences present among the Agency’s defined-service

Mental Health Worker (FBMH)

JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Family-based Mental Health Services Program Supervisor, the Mental Health Worker works in a two-person treatment team and provides direct therapeutic interventions to a child or adolescent and family in the client’s home. Team members provide assistance with connecting to community resources and participate in meetings with collaterals.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. A bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, nursing, social work, rehabilitation, pre-med, theology, anthropology or a closely related discipline with at least one year of experience working with children in a CASSP system; or,
  1. 12 college-level semester hours in humanities or social services, one year of experience in a CASSP system program and enrollment for certification by the Department of Public Welfare, Office of Mental Health (OMH), as a mental health family-based worker; or,
  1. S/he must be a licensed nurse (RN) with at least one year of experience in a CASSP system and be enrolled for certification by the Department of Public Welfare OMH as a mental health family-based worker. The incumbent must demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences present among the Agency’s defined-service population.

Available Positions – Part Time

Permanency Worker (PT – 25 hrs per week)

JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision of the program supervisor, the incumbent in this position prepares all required studies for children and families who are eligible for adoption. S/he may also train prospective adoptive families as part of the Family Profile process.   QUALIFICATIONS: This … Continue reading

Part-time flexible Psychotherapist

JOB SUMMARY:  Under supervision of an administrator in the outpatient clinic, the incumbent of this position provides psychotherapy to children and their caregivers, as well as adults referred to the Agency’s outpatient behavioral health service. Given that part-time flexible therapists … Continue reading

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

  JOB SUMMARY:  In collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health Services, the incumbent of this position will co-manage and provide care for the Agency’s outpatient clients.  S/he will complete documentation in accordance with agency requirements as outlined in the … Continue reading

Psychiatrist

JOB SUMMARY: The Agency’s licensed Psychiatrist will provide psychiatric care for clients referred to the Agency’s outpatient clinics and be willing to travel to all locations or via tele-psychiatry as needed.  S/he will complete required documentation for psychiatric care provided in … Continue reading

Visitation Monitor

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Transportation and Visitation Program Supervisor, provides transportation and monitoring of family visits. The incumbent must commit to accepting a minimum of two(2) assignments per month. S/he ensures the safety of children at all … Continue reading

Driver

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Transportation and Visitation Program Supervisor, transports children placed in foster care and other residential settings to and from family visits and other appointments. The incumbent must commit to accepting a minimum of two(2) … Continue reading

Homemaker-Health Aide

  JOB SUMMARY: Homemaker-Health Aides provide hands-on personal care to the elderly, disabled, and/or handicapped individual in addition to providing a clean, healthy environment for clients and their families. Homemaker-Health Aides are supervised on a day-to-day basis by both the … Continue reading

To Apply:

Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department, by email to gro.v1508508083lafbp1508508083@tiur1508508083cer1508508083, via fax at 610-432-5174, or mail a copy to 402 North Fulton Street, Allentown, PA 18102.

Internships

Pinebrook Family Answers is committed to providing college students with internships that translate academic knowledge into professional work experience. Internship positions are available for students seeking to fulfill course requirements or to achieve practical experience in the child welfare/behavioral health field.

Students meet regularly with their supervisor for supervision, training and guidance. The supervisor will submit written evaluations of the student’s performance to the faculty adviser, according to the school’s requirements. Upon completion of their internship, students are asked to complete an evaluation of their experience at Pinebrook Family Answers.

Non-Masters Level Internships

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To Apply for Internships:

Contact Pinebrook’s Clinical Program Manager, Anne Marko, to discuss internship opportunities, course requirements and qualifications by email to gro.v1508508083lafbp1508508083@okra1508508083mA1508508083, via fax at 610-432-5174. During the selection process, students are expected to submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Candidates will meet with their internship supervisor to review the intern’s responsibilities and the agency’s expectations to ensure the quality of the internship experience.