Job: Family Support Worker - Healthy Families (Full-Time)

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Job Description

This position provides support and assistance to optimize the home environment for the physical and mental well-being of children who are at risk of being abused and neglected.

Skills / Requirements

Must have high school diploma or equivalent and at least two (2) years of experience working with infants and young children; or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.

Must be fluent in Spanish and English. Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals or technical procedures written in English, the ability to type reports and business correspondence in English, and the ability to effectively communicate in English and Spanish. Candidate must be computer literate and have the ability to complete documents in Microsoft Word.

This position also requires strong organizational and scheduling skills, and the ability to work independently conducting home visits within the community. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings to accommodate the schedules of participants referred to the program. Must have transportation and be willing to visit clients in their homes. Valid Florida Driver’s License with full access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage (proof of insurance is required).

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.