Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Counselor II

    Job Locations US-FL-Palatka
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Case Management
    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 Counselor II, you will support our growing needs for child case management services. You'll identify and assess client and family needs, evaluate, coordinate, and provide necessary services and/or treatments are provided. You will also provide in-home supportive counseling services to clients, complete required assessments, and assist individuals and families toward the goal of recognizing their full potential. 




    • Provide Behavioral Health Overlay Services (BHOS) interventions under the supervision of a licensed clinician while upholding the CHS Standard of Care.
      • Facilitate psycho-educational classes/groups, such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, etc.
      • Provide supportive counseling services through individual, family and group counseling.
      • Provide case management services including information, plan referral and links; coordinate services with other professionals and para-professionals and liaise with outside social service agencies and other organizations, where appropriate.
      • Train direct care team members regarding components of the individualized treatment plan.
      • Participate in BHOS treatment team meetings.
      • Develop the behavioral health aspects of child’s discharge plan.
      • Conduct community outreach as needed.
      • Coordinate and supervise family visitation, as necessary.
    • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation, such as assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and termination summaries, according to contract and CHS Standards.

      • Generate and maintain necessary reports and paperwork (i.e., Quality Assurance and program reports 
    • Contribute to an engaging, positive work environment.
      • Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality management process.
      • Comply with CHS policies, procedures, code of conduct, contracts and other legal obligations.
      • Assist with training other employees and providing back up when necessary.
      • Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
      • Demonstrate the CHS Values in the performance of all job duties.




    • Working knowledge of the social services field
    • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
    • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
    • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
    • A sincere passion for helping others in need


    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field Note: Positions with Social Worker in the title require the Bachelor’s degree to be specifically in Social Work.
    • Minimum of two years experience working with children and 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 of services and solutions to children and families in Florida. 



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