Maxim Home Healthcare LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in Oakland, New Jersey

Description:Maxim Healthcare is currently looking for a Behavioral Therapist who will assist service recipients to attain the goals of the individual care plan, sustain positive behavioral changes and improvement in functionality and quality of life.

Responsibilities Demonstration of all outcomes for service recipients supported: Identity, Autonomy, Affiliation, Attainment, Safeguards, Rights along with Health and Wellness

In accordance with applicable Individual Care Plans, any Behavior Assistance/Intensive In-Community evaluations, and other reports made by the Behavioral Therapist, provide interventions including, but not limited to:

  • Clinical consultation/assessment

  • Counseling - Group, individual, or family therapy

  • Stress reduction techniques

  • Symptom reduction

  • Psycho-educational instruction related to mental health, improved decision-making to manage behavior and reduce risk behaviors

  • Referral to other necessary services and supports

  • Maintain flexibility in clinical modalities and apply according to client’s needs and abilities. Use of play, art, music techniques can be provided if indicated.

  • Listen to and respond to the needs of service recipients, parents/guardians, area program staff, and agency management.

  • Transport service recipients as needed and clinically indicated.

  • Advocate for service recipients in all situations, abide by all agency policies and procedures, and perform job duties in accordance with agency mission and values.

We are currently looking for Per Diem employees. Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team environment encouraging and supporting each other, complete tasks as instructed, receptive to new ideas, and creative in problem solving.

  • Show respect and sensitivity for each person’s individuality, privacy, preferences, and the cultural/ethnic diversity of the people we support and employ while demonstrating the ability to be flexible, reliable, and dependable.


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in a related field; social work, psychology, counseling, etc.

  • Must be licensed in the state of New Jersey as a Behavioral Therapist or within appropriate field.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • No history of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults.

  • 1 year of documented Behavioral Therapist experience with children and families with mental health needs.

  • Reliable transportation

  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and acceptable driving record is highly preferred

  • Criminal background and other pre-hire requirements.

Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:

  • Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Continuous professional and clinical training

  • Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Physicians, Case Managers, and other referral sources rely on Maxim for our dedication to providing quality skilled and unskilled homecare services to adult and pediatric patients. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Oakland, NJ

Required Licenses: See Qualifications

Post Date: 10/5/2016

Post ID: 169817

Job Code: RS-Display