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Ops Family Support Worker - 64917675

State of Florida
Remote or Pensacola, FL
Working Title: OPS FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER - 64917675

Position Number: 64917675

Salary: $13 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2021

OPS Family Support Worker Position Description & Performance Standards:

This is work providing direct client services for the Escambia County Health Department (Escambia CHD) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. All work is performed under the general supervision of the Breastfeeding Coordinator.

This position will provide breastfeeding support for WIC clients. Work towards increasing breastfeeding rates in Escambia CHD WIC Program by counseling, calling, and/or mailing information to prenatal clients encouraging them to breastfeeding their babies.

Be available after hours (until 8 PM) and on weekends for client questions.

Refer clients to appropriate expert for questions outside Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (BFPC) scope of practice. Appropriate referrals include: International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs), Designed Breastfeeding Expert (DBE), Nutrition Staff and Health Care Providers.

Teach breastfeeding classes providing up-to-date and accurate information on breastfeeding benefits and mechanics.

Lead prenatal classes encouraging breastfeeding and instructing new clients on how WIC works and use of WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards.

Participate in outreach activities as assigned.

Manage assigned caseload of breastfeeding clients through contacts and communication to encourage breastfeeding mothers working towards increasing breastfeeding duration.

When IBCLC or DBE are not available, loan breast pumps to low-risk clients according to department guidelines, coding for this task to the WIC grant not BFPC grant. (per State WIC office verbal approval 11/19)

Clean and manage breast pump inventory according to established procedures. See #8 for coding guidelines.

Submit monthly written report of activities to supervisor by the 5th of each month; submit timesheet and Employee Activity Records (EARs) bi-weekly.

Meets core performance standards for the Department of Health.

Be able to load and transport equipment that may weigh up to 25 pounds to satellite clinics and health fairs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experienced in breastfeeding at least for 6 months to 1 year.

Qualifications:

High school diploma, customer services experience, availability to work from home when required.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

1295 West Fairfield Drive; Pensacola, Fl 32501

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola
12d ago

Ops Family Support Worker - 64917675

Florida Department of Transportation
Remote or Pensacola, FL
Working Title: OPS FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER - 64917675

Position Number: 64917675

Salary: $13 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2021

OPS Family Support Worker Position Description & Performance Standards:

This is work providing direct client services for the Escambia County Health Department (Escambia CHD) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. All work is performed under the general supervision of the Breastfeeding Coordinator.

This position will provide breastfeeding support for WIC clients. Work towards increasing breastfeeding rates in Escambia CHD WIC Program by counseling, calling, and/or mailing information to prenatal clients encouraging them to breastfeeding their babies.

Be available after hours (until 8 PM) and on weekends for client questions.

Refer clients to appropriate expert for questions outside Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (BFPC) scope of practice. Appropriate referrals include: International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs), Designed Breastfeeding Expert (DBE), Nutrition Staff and Health Care Providers.

Teach breastfeeding classes providing up-to-date and accurate information on breastfeeding benefits and mechanics.

Lead prenatal classes encouraging breastfeeding and instructing new clients on how WIC works and use of WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards.

Participate in outreach activities as assigned.

Manage assigned caseload of breastfeeding clients through contacts and communication to encourage breastfeeding mothers working towards increasing breastfeeding duration.

When IBCLC or DBE are not available, loan breast pumps to low-risk clients according to department guidelines, coding for this task to the WIC grant not BFPC grant. (per State WIC office verbal approval 11/19)

Clean and manage breast pump inventory according to established procedures. See #8 for coding guidelines.

Submit monthly written report of activities to supervisor by the 5th of each month; submit timesheet and Employee Activity Records (EARs) bi-weekly.

Meets core performance standards for the Department of Health.

Be able to load and transport equipment that may weigh up to 25 pounds to satellite clinics and health fairs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experienced in breastfeeding at least for 6 months to 1 year.

Qualifications:

High school diploma, customer services experience, availability to work from home when required.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

1295 West Fairfield Drive; Pensacola, Fl 32501

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola
11d ago

OPS FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER - 64917675

Myflorida
Remote or Pensacola, FL
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The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on ourE-Verify website (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/workforce\_operations/human\_resource\_management/for\_job\_applicants/e\_verify) .

Requisition No: 484275

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER - 64917675

Position Number: 64917675

Salary: $13 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2021

OPS Family Support Worker Position Description & Performance Standards:

This is work providing direct client services for the Escambia County Health Department (Escambia CHD) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. All work is performed under the general supervision of the Breastfeeding Coordinator.

This position will provide breastfeeding support for WIC clients. Work towards increasing breastfeeding rates in Escambia CHD WIC Program by counseling, calling, and/or mailing information to prenatal clients encouraging them to breastfeeding their babies.

Be available after hours (until 8 PM) and on weekends for client questions.

Refer clients to appropriate expert for questions outside Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (BFPC) scope of practice. Appropriate referrals include: International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs), Designed Breastfeeding Expert (DBE), Nutrition Staff and Health Care Providers.

Teach breastfeeding classes providing up-to-date and accurate information on breastfeeding benefits and mechanics.

Lead prenatal classes encouraging breastfeeding and instructing new clients on how WIC works and use of WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards.

Participate in outreach activities as assigned.

Manage assigned caseload of breastfeeding clients through contacts and communication to encourage breastfeeding mothers working towards increasing breastfeeding duration.

When IBCLC or DBE are not available, loan breast pumps to low-risk clients according to department guidelines, coding for this task to the WIC grant not BFPC grant. (per State WIC office verbal approval 11/19)

Clean and manage breast pump inventory according to established procedures. See #8 for coding guidelines.

Submit monthly written report of activities to supervisor by the 5th of each month; submit timesheet and Employee Activity Records (EARs) bi-weekly.

Meets core performance standards for the Department of Health.

Be able to load and transport equipment that may weigh up to 25 pounds to satellite clinics and health fairs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experienced in breastfeeding at least for 6 months to 1 year.

Qualifications:

High school diploma, customer services experience, availability to work from home when required.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

1295 West Fairfield Drive; Pensacola, Fl 32501

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market:Pensacola
12d ago

HVP - Home Base Child and Family Support Worker - Contract

County of San Bernardino
Remote or San Bernardino, CA
The Preschool Services Department(PSD) is recruiting for Home Base Child & Family Support Workers - Contractto work with infants, toddlers, and their families to provide early learning experiences and supportive services in order to contribute to the attainment of child/family goals. Incumbents will provide home base services/educational activities to children and their families within the community necessary to promote successful transition into Kindergarten.

For more detailed information, refer to the Home Base Child & Family Support Worker job description.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) and the Transitional Assistance Department (TAD) are partnering together to provide a new home visiting program to eligible San Bernardino County residents. The program is funded by the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Home Visiting Program (HVP) grant. The purpose of the HVP is to support positive health, development, and well-being outcomes for parenting and pregnant women, families and infants born into poverty, expanding their future educational, economic, and financial capability opportunities, and improving the likelihood that they will exit poverty.

Training will be provided by the Preschool Services Department to hired candidates prior to the first meeting with children and families.

The resulting eligible list will be used to fill contract positions, which may be extended depending on funding availability. Vacancies exist throughout San Bernardino County.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

1) Travel throughout the County will be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance will be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.

2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).

3) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs.) as needed/in the event of an emergency. Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.

4) This is a contractposition and continued employment is based on funding availability.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued. (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

Minimum Requirements

Applicants mustmeet the following:

Education: Possession of High School Diploma or GED

* AND-

Experience:Six (6) months (full-time equivalent) experience working in an educational or human/social services setting, preferably with children and families.

Substitution: Six (6) semester or (9) quarter units of completed college coursework in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), Behavioral/Social Science, or closely related field may be considered in lieu of experience. TranscriptsMUSTbe attached.

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:Transcripts MUST be attached to your application, if utilizing substitution, or submitted via fax to (909) 387-5819 or email to Employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: Home Base Child & Family Support Worker - Contract. Failure to provide the requested document(s) by the final filing deadlinemay result in disqualification of the application.

Desired Qualifications

* Completed college coursework in Early Childhood Education, Child Development and/or Behavioral/Social Science
* Ability to create and maintain an encouraging and cooperative working relationship with children and families
* Familiarity with community services, referral and programs geared toward children and families
* Ability to communicate effectively with children, families and the community
* Ability to identify, recognize and refer services of the needs of children and families
30d ago

Healthy Families America Family Support Worker

Mary's Center
Silver Spring, MD
Mary's Center is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within our organization and the communities we serve. We embrace diversity of experiences, ideas, and individuals, and seek to bring a diverse group of candidates to the table.

Important Note: Mary's Center is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for all staff, except for those that demonstrate an approved medical or religious exception.

The Family Support Worker ensures that each child is safe, healthy, and ready for school by age five by providing intensive home visiting services to overburdened parents. Overall responsibilities include:
* Providing weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly home visits;

* Performing developmental screens on infants up to age five;

* Tracking well-baby visits and immunizations;

* Strengthening parent-child interaction; and

* Facilitating access to community resources such as: education, housing, and childcare resources.

Reportability

This position will report directly to the Home Visiting Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Assessment:

* Collaborate with the Parent Resource Worker or other referring providers to review questions concerning the Parent Survey;

* Identify and articulate critical issues confronting the family and use as a basis in creating the Family Goal Plan (FGP);

* Build on family strengths to meet participant needs and/or respond to crisis and stress; and

* Collaborate with HFA Program Supervisor/Program Manager to determine level of family functioning and growth as it relates to the service levels.

Build Relationship with Family:

* Contact family within two business days after receipt of the referral and consistently visit family as identified based on model criteria;

* Use strategies, including reflective practice techniques, to build trust and rapport with families;

* Achieve 85% of the identified number of visits in the home each month;

* With family, summarize visits, elicit confirmation, and plan for future contact;

* Accept cultural diversity and integrate the family's values and culture into support plan that reflects the family's agenda and background. Respect differences and offer information about alternatives if certain cultural practices are harmful to any member of the family; and

* Facilitate solutions that recognize that opinions/beliefs of family may differ from Family Support Worker.

Program and Professional Growth:

* Participate in team meetings and trainings, share experience and insight at said events, seek input from others, and utilize any information learned in daily work practices;

* Raise concerns and questions in a manner that promotes discussion for solutions;

* Collaborate with HFA Program Supervisor/Program Manager to identify and participate in other trainings or committees which can further professional growth;

* Identify community needs and address those needs through team meetings and events; and

* With the assistance of the HFA Program Supervisor/Program Manager identify strengths in performance as well as areas needing development; work together to plan and achieve desired performance goals.

Case Management:

* Incorporate families' strengths in the development of the participant's independence to advocate for themselves and identify their own solutions;

* Build support network with the family by developing a resource list of family members, friends, and community agencies;

* Develop the FGP with the family, monitoring progress, and barriers to success;

* With the assistance of the HFA Program Supervisor/Program Manager, plan visits ahead of time using family-centered, strengths-based interventions, case review, FGP, child development curriculum, and age-appropriate toys; and

* Report incidents of child abuse and neglect, and become an active member of the intervention team to assist families in modifying behaviors or conditions that promoted the abuse and neglect.

Promotes Parent Child Interaction:

* Perform the Developmental Screen with the parents and communicate the growth and development as well as any delays the child may have;

* Implement the child development curriculum based upon the parents' relationship with the child to build a trusting relationship, strengthen the parent-child relationship, and assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment;

* Ensure that parents understand information provided and activities demonstrated. Model behavior where appropriate and monitor progress; and

* Ensure a medical home by communicating the importance of well-baby care and immunizations.

Documentation:

* Within the required timeframe(s) document all participant encounters in appropriate database system, including agency's database and grantor's database if applicable;

* Track all home visits, immunizations, prenatal visits, well-baby care visits, developmental screens, and any relevant medical care needed by the family;

* Administer and score developmental screens within a two-week period of the due date;

* Complete FGPs with the family at designated intervals or sooner if necessary;

* Complete all measurement tools on time based upon their timeline for completion;

* Meet deadlines by completing and submitting monthly reports to the HFA Program Supervisor and/or Program Manager; and

* Ensure that all forms are complete, proofread for accuracy, and ready for discussion during weekly supervision.

Agency:

* Participate in meetings and required events;

* Assist in the growth of the agency through problem-solving and support; and

* Follow personnel practices. Seek answers to questions surrounding personnel or agency issues.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience - An Associate's degree (A.A.) in psychology, counseling, social service, or related behavioral health field with course work in the areas of child development, family relations, and interpersonal skills. Bachelor's degree is preferred.

If A.A. degree: at least two years of paid or volunteer experience under supervision working with families or children and their parents. Knowledge of community resources. Experience with computers, entering information, and Microsoft programs.

Must possess knowledge of community resources and the ability to communicate effectively (written and orally) in English. Bilingual in second language used by the target audience is required. Experience and willingness to provide services to culturally diverse communities and families. Knowledge of infant and child development preferred. Willingness to engage in reflective practice a plus. A working knowledge and understanding of patient/participant confidentiality issues and HIPAA compliance/regulations are essential.

Physical Demands - Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Work Environment - Mostly in a typical office and/or home setting with quiet to moderate noise level. May be exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity due to outside weather conditions. Opportunity to work a hybrid schedule - remotely & onsite, when not visiting clients.
58d ago

Family Services Specialist

Addus Homecare Corporation
Olney, MD
Addus HomeCare has strived to keep clients in their homes, since 1979. We provide homecare services to over 40,000 patients. Despite challenging economic conditions caused by COVID-19 Addus HomeCare is still hiring Home Care Aides. Addus has implemented comprehensive safety policies based on CDC guidelines designed to promote workplace safety. We are providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including gloves, face masks, hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap to our employees.

In this job, you will assists families in crisis through DCFS programs including: Family Habilitation Services, Visitation and Housing. Services we provide allow families to be compliant with court-ordered program participation and work through difficult situations with assistance.
Family Service Speacialist Benefits:

* Flexible schedule - full time and part time available
* Direct deposit

FSS Duties:

* Work with families in crisis through DCFS and various State contracts
* Prepare written reports and maintain accurate records and court testimony
* Prepare and sign client progress reports on a monthly basis:
* Scheduled dates and units of service
* Specific goals/issues to be addressed for each date of service
* Documentation as to whether each appointment was successful or missed
* Reports of progress for each identified goal
* Recommendations for future service
* Report all child abuse and neglect
* Immediately report any significant events, changes in family circumstances, or unusual incidents involving the client or family members to their supervisor
* Attend all mandated trainings
* Work directly with families in the home, teaching and demonstrating homemaking skills, parenting skills, anger management, utilizing effective resources
* Supervised visitation / Unsupervised visitation -- Provide transportation for parent and/or children to and from locations for supervised visitation. Observe all interaction of visitation, parent and child behaviors and redirect according to parenting needs and parent / child behaviors
* Help families locate housing throughout the local areas. Housing could include public government housing, private rent, or shelter care
* Assist clients with finding jobs and community resources
* The goal of services for intact families is to support the family and prevent the placement of the child(ren) out of the home.

FSS Requirements & Competencies:

* High school diploma or GED; Associates degree is required
* Must be at least 21 years of age
* Experience in social work, child care, or working with families is preferred
* Must have a dependable automobile, a valid driver's license, and proof of auto insurance
* Must pass the CANTS background check and other required background checks

Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
60d+ ago

Family Advocate

Community Services Consortium
Remote or Newport, OR
Offering help for today and skills for tomorrow, Community Services Consortium has the unique opportunity to change lives. By providing education, tools and resources we help individuals and families chart a brighter course for their future. If helping people help themselves sounds like one of your passions, we want to hear from you. Currently, we are accepting applications for our Newport, Oregon service area:
Family Advocate $17.13 hr

Our Family Advocate position will work with partner agencies to assist individuals/families along the path to economic independence. The ideal candidate is self directed, able to help clients navigate the complexities of available resources to meet their specific situation, previous case management/counseling or client intake experience, reliable transportation to visit clients in homes or transitional housing, career development and GED assistance, housing resources, experience working with low income population, excellent written and oral communication, strong computer and data entry skills, and a genuine passion to help our neighbors in Lincoln County.

Participants receive services using a variety of methods; both remote and direct service with appropriate distancing measures. Candidates should possess the flexibility and technical capabilities to function in a remote work environment as needed.

* 40 hours per week M-F
* Excellent employee benefits;
* Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents.
* Short and long term disability coverage, life insurance and two retirement plans.
* Paid time off; vacation, sick leave and holidays.
* 5% pay adder for bi-lingual English/Spanish

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent, plus specialized training in social services, counseling, education or related fields. At least one year of practical experience involving direct public contact with low income community members in a counseling or teaching capacity. Bi-lingual English/Spanish applicants preferred. Must have a valid driver's license.

Please note - this position is covered under Oregon Executive Order 21-29 requiring proof of completion of the full course of vaccination for COVID 19.

To apply go to www.communityservices.us

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CSC is a community Action Agency helping Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties.
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New Parent Support Home Visitor Nf4

Department of Defense
Arlington, VA
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

Performs support services via home visits in a classroom setting designed to provide psychological and educational support and counseling to new parents to include providing education in: positive parenting skills, promoting a healthy pregnancy, promoting positive parent-child attachment behaviors, recognizing newborn infant cues/behaviors, and promoting effective couples communication to promote healthy relationships and prevent family violence.

Provides information and education on the use of available services and refers parents to appropriate military and civilian agencies for assistance and support for: assessment of at risk behaviors: enhancing the paents' role in parenting a newborn/child: and role modeling and mentoring.

Plans, develops, and implements programming designed to build and enhance strengths that individuals and families bring to the parenting role to enhance parent-child attachment. Develops and delivers parent education programs to foster skill development, aid in child abuse prevention and promote good overall mental health.

Conducts clinical assessments of families and children receiving services and collaborates with related agencies to offer appropriate and necessary services. Provides early intervention services to first-time parents and families at risk, and collaborates with the family and appropriate agencies to develop methods to achieve prescribed goals and enhance successful parenting. Consults with local hospital professionals regarding aspects of abuse and identification of at-risk individuals and families

Establishes and maintains professional contacts to stay abreast of: research, education, training and clinical practice to enhance and maintain the Marine Corps New Parent Support Program (NPSP) program.

Maintains individual case records IAW with prescribed regulations and ensures confidentiality and security of case information. Handles sensitive information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. Safeguards sensitive information and prevents unauthorized reading, printing, retaining, copying or dissemination of information, messages, or correspondence in accordance with rules and regulations such as those covered by the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Public Law 104-191, and DoD Directive 6025.18. Notifies the higher level supervisor and senders immediately when proprietary information has been released and advises on how to properly recover, and/or protect information.

Markets the NPSP through a variety of venues including but not limited to; articles in the installation newspaper, participating in orientation briefings, creating brochures to provide information on the NPSP, and participation in special events such as Child Abuse Prevention Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.

May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

* Job family (Series)

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Qualifications

A Masters degree in social work, behavioral or social science or related discipline. Shall have a current, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work or marriage and family therapy or Licensed Professional Counselor, independently, and at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, or maternal and/or child health OR Registered Nurses with a bachelor's degree in nursing who provide nursing services as part of the NPSP shall have a current nonrestrictive U.S. nursing license to practice nursing; at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, maternal and/or child health, community health, or mental health; and shall be supervised by an independent clinician.

Knowledge of the military organizational mission, lifestyle, and situation that contributes to family stress, problems, and crisis situations. Familiarity with and skill to follow Department of Defense Instructions, Secretary of the Navy Instructions, Marine Corps Orders, federal and state human services laws and procedures.

Skill to develop and maintain contacts to establish effective relationships with military leaders, civilian employees and managers, and professional points of contact in the related field to exchange information, coordinate services, discuss program problems, develop solutions, and resolve client problems.

Possess a valid driver's license to conduct home visits. Successfully complete a criminal history background check every five years.

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New
6d ago

Military & Family Life Counselors

Leidos Holdings Inc.
Reston, VA
MFLC Counselors provide non-medical counseling services to military service members and their families. Non-medical counseling is supportive in nature and addresses: living conditions; life skills; improving relationships at home and at work; stress management; adjustment issues, such as those related to returning from deployment; marital problems; parenting, fear, grief and loss.

Counseling modalities consist of individual, family, couples and groups. MFLC may be based out of an installation's family center, a National Guard and Reserve Joint Force HQ or other facilities and will provide proactive outreach to service members and their families via walk-around counseling.
Responsibilities:

* Provides face-to-face non-medical counseling to military service members and their families.
* Makes appropriate referrals and handoffs to military and community resources according to the needs of military service members and their families.
* Develops and/or uses approved training and education programs and materials.
* Advises on new or revised presentations by military leadership, when requested.
* Provides tracking of services performed and referrals made using the appropriate reporting system.
* Communicates information regarding trends and issues at assigned installation to supervisors.
* Participates in regular in-service training, quality improvement committees, or other contract activities as assigned.
* May participate in surge and on demand events.

Minimum Requirements:

* A Master's degree in the Behavioral Health Professions (MS/MSW/MA)
* Minimum 4 years of post-master's supervised clinical experience
* *Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW, LMFT, LPC LCPC, LMHC)
* Must be a U.S. citizen
* Must be able to obtain NACI clearance

Desired Experience:

* Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with the military culture
* Bilingual capabilities

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

NACI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Certified Career Counselors

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.
15d ago

Case Worker- Gainesville - Remote

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services
Remote or Gainesville, FL
Offering $1000 SIGNING INCENTIVE

Are you excited by the prospect of working for an organization that truly values your contributions, provides opportunities for growth and development, fosters diversity, inclusion and equality, AND gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of children and families?

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Primarily responsible for the overall well-being and safety of our clients and caregivers. Accountable for the coordination and management of quality services of all our contracted caregivers in order to ensure the client's welfare.

* Screen and evaluate all clients referred to the program.
* Assist in recruitment and screening of AFP caregivers and clients.
* Develop and perform training for AFP caregivers.
* Monitor clients placed in program.
* Coordinate linkage and referrals for clients in need of services from district providers.
* Responsible for maintaining census and mandatory reporting requirements.
* Responsible for completing and filing all consumer documentation in a timely manner.
* Must demonstrate Co-Occurring competency and be knowledgeable of the agencys Trauma Informed Care (TIC) policy. Attend ongoing training throughout the year in both areas.

WHAT WE OFFER:

* $17.00 per hour
* 15 PTO days per year
* 11 Paid holidays
* Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
* Immediate eligibility for 403b Savings Plan with 25% match
* Supplementary Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Specified Disease insurance
* Paid Life/AD&D insurance
* Pet, Legal and Identity Theft programs
* Travel reimbursement
* Continuous training and professional development opportunities
* An opportunity to make the world a better place!

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

* BA Degree in the human service field with two years experience.
* Must have a current certification in CPR and First Aid.
* Must participate in all mandatory DCF and agency training each year.
* Must have a valid Florida Driver License and current auto insurance.
* Must be willing to travel to surrounding counties.

WHO WE ARE:

From babies to seniors, Gulf Coast JFCS serves all people in need, regardless of race, religion, culture or gender identity. Our programs span a broad human service spectrum, from behavioral and mental health, child welfare and adoption, family support, job and employment transition, housing, food, transportation or home care assistance for the elderly.

Gulf Coast JFCS is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of its employees and clients, which include members of vulnerable communities. As part of this commitment, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current and newly-hired employees, unless an employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption as permitted pursuant to Gulf Coast JFCSs COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
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Average Salary For a Family Worker

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Family Worker is $33,163 per year or $16 per hour. The highest paying Family Worker jobs have a salary over $40,000 per year while the lowest paying Family Worker jobs pay $27,000 per year

Average Family Worker Salary
$33,000 yearly
$16 hourly
Updated October 24, 2021
27000
10 %
33000
Median
40000
90 %

5 Common Career Paths For a Family Worker

Case Manager

A case manager is responsible for giving advice, handling plans for the client's recovery, and connecting with other human service professionals to ask for further options and recommendations for the client's concerns. Case managers should have excellent communication and listening skills to evaluate the client's needs, ensuring that they will have the utmost care and safety through efficient advocacy. A case manager should be able to provide a reliable support system for the client and monitor progress to achieve wellness and guarantee satisfaction.

Therapist

A therapist is responsible for improving the patients' health conditions by evaluating their needs and providing physical and mental support. Therapists are licensed, medical professionals who specialize in different areas to perform treatments and bring relief to patients. Some of their duties include diagnosing patient's problems, performing counseling services, monitoring medication progress, customizing therapy activities for pain management, and consulting other health professionals as needed. Therapists must have extensive knowledge with the medical industry to detect patients' conditions easily and provide effective medications.

Supervisor

Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the daily functions of employees in a specific team, department, or even a work shift. They create work schedules, organize work processes and workflows, train new hires, provide necessary reports related to the team function and the employees, monitor and evaluate employee performance, and ensure that goals of the specific team or department are met. When needed, supervisors also provide guidance to employees in terms of their career or even personal challenges. They also help in fostering harmonious work relationships by resolving interpersonal conflicts at work. To be successful in their role, they must have leadership skills, time management skills, decision-making capabilities, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills.

Clinician

A clinician specializes in providing diagnosis, treatment, and direct care to patients with different illnesses. A clinician's duties mainly revolve around conducting extensive research and analysis, providing medical care through various therapies, and improving one's overall health condition. Furthermore, a clinician must obtain and analyze a patient's complete medical history, provide diagnostic tests, always monitor the effects of treatment on a patient, provide prognosis and consider the overall impact on a patient's health and well-being.

Program Manager

A program manager is responsible for monitoring the project's progress, improving and developing new strategies, and coordinate various projects across the organization to ensure the success of the business objective. Program managers also manage the program's expenses, ensuring that the projects adhere to the budget goals without compromising the quality and accuracy of the result. A program manager should regularly connect with the different teams of every project under the program to keep track of the processes and procedures for the timely delivery of the product.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Family Worker