Family Support Worker
  • Job Posting Expires: 8/31/2022
1M ago
$30,000 to $40,000
Full Time
No
Human Services
0-2 Years
4Year
Primary Duties

Having a career in the field of Human Services is so important as we help struggling families overcome drug and alcohol abuse, domestic abuse, mental health, and behavioral challenges.

Full-time position includes day, evening, and weekend hours working to improve the lives of families. Extensive travel is required. Weekly referral hours are flexible but must be met according to contracts. 

Family support workers offer a range of services including visitations and support for families. Family support workers strive to enhance the independence of families we serve by demonstrating skills, educating, and empowering them to reach their goals.

The focus is on promoting child and family well-being and enhancement of overall protective factors for resiliency, positive environment, and meaningful social connections.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Potential Employees should have knowledge of:

Ø  Ages & stages of Children

Ø  Non-physical forms of discipline & Conflict Resolution

Ø  Household Maintenance: Budgeting & Money Management

Ø  Community Resource Identification

 

Family Support duties may include one or a combination of the following:

Ø  Achieve a healthy and safe home environment

Ø  Teach proper care /hygiene

Ø  Safety and management of children

Ø  Improve communication

Ø  Anger & Stress Management

Ø  Connect with local support systems

Ø  Coordinate, arrange &/or provide transportation

Ø  Provide training to families to ensure positive and productive interactions


Compensation Details

$16 - $19 per hour plus overtime available.


Benefits

Start with three weeks paid vacation, one-week sick leave, and 10 paid holidays.

Medical/Dental insurance (company pays 90% individual and 70% family).

IRA company match.


How to Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to info@goodlifecounseling.com