Job: Family Support Counselor - Kid First (Full-Time)

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Posted: 10/05/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing in-home wrap around services to at risk families. The FSC makes the initial family assessment, case plan, and discharge report and all documentation required on his/her caseload. He/she also makes referrals to a variety of agencies for the family for follow-up services. The individual must be available 24/7 to the families served by the program.

Skills / Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related human services field. Must have at least one (1) year of experience working with children and families with diverse backgrounds. Experience with domestic violence, substance abuse, child abuse, and knowledge of the child welfare, child development, parenting and social services in Broward County is required. Perform individual and family needs assessments. In-home Direct Services, In-home parenting training, Crisis and Supportive Counseling. Provide referrals for services from collaborative partners. Document services and referrals. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the families served in the program. 

Important Notes

It is the policy of Kids In Distress to provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and to applicants for employment in accordance with laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kids In Distress is a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.

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