Family Support Worker-Southwest Region, 154

Posted on 03.27.2013

Job Duties:

The Family Support Worker’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Being available to the family to the clients twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week for emergencies;
• Participating in service planning;
• Providing structured parenting education and child development;
• Problem solving skills and stress management;
• Home management and nutrition;
• Ensure parents are providing medical care for the child(ren);
• Ensure the medical needs of a SEN are met and are in compliance/collaboration with the SENSE team;
• Developing links with community resources to serve a variety of social needs;
• Proper grammar and reporting skills for Court submission;
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

One of the following education requirements or combination of experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Service Field including at least two (3) years’ experience in the following areas:
• Social Work;
• Child Welfare;
• Children Youth and Families;
•  At Risk populations;
• Substance abuse; and/or  Behavioral health.
• A high school diploma with at least three (3) years working of child welfare service delivery;
• A paraprofessional with at least five (5) years’ experience in the following areas:
•  Child Welfare;
•  Children Youth and Families;
• At Risk populations;
• Substance abuse; and/or Behavioral health.
• Must be able to clear fingerprinting for Arizona statues;
• Valid AZ driver’s license;
• Bilingual candidates strongly preferred.

**We offer highly competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits that include: medical, dental, long-term care, 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan options, gym discounts, and life, disability (short and long term), vision and other insurance. All benefits are available to domestic partners. We also pay for AzBBHE licensure and offer a differential for your bilingual ability**