Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Dependency Family Support Worker

    Job Locations US-FL-Panama City
    Job ID
    2018-3898
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Clinical Counseling
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?

    Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?

    Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?

    Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!

     

    As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

     

    As a Dependency Family Support Worker you will support our growing needs for case management services. You’ll be part of a para-professionals team charged with attending to the needs of children placed in care by the Department of Children and Families, with the end goal of finding permanent, stable, safe home environments for children. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional who thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.

     

    WHY JOIN CHS?

    • Mission driven uplifting work culture
    • Great benefits suite
    • Generous paid time off including holidays
    • Growth and professional development opportunities
    • Culture for continuous improvement and only being the best!

    Responsibilities

    YOU WILL:

    • Assist in developing and maintaining client records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (initial assessments, goal planning, progress notes termination summaries, etc.); enter necessary information into required software system(s) in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Assist Case Manager, Counselor or Social Worker in providing case management support services (information, assessment, referral and linkages).
    • Directly transport or arrange for transportation of clients to medical appointments, counseling, shopping, etc.
    • Supervise children during scheduled visits, in-home services, visitation or in other situations as directed.
    • Participate in weekly client staff meetings, as requested
    • Participate in the quality management process.

    Qualifications

     YOU HAVE:

    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to make home visits/travel
    • Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions
    • Ability to be sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
    • Commitment to effectively and efficiently providing customer service satisfaction with positive service delivery results
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a diverse environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect client
    • Ability to establish trusting relationships
    • Ability to handle emergencies and life threatening situations effectively
    • Ability to handle stressful situations

    YOU NEED:

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent
    • Two years of experience working with children/families

    When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there - we been delivering the right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of services and solutions to children and families in Florida.

     

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