Family Support Worker III
The Children's Home - Tampa, FL

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Family Support Coordinator III Full-time Temporary

Job Summary: Responsible professional work delivering family support services utilizing a broad range of community services and natural support systems. Involves a broad range of training and development activities, assessment services, and consultation and requires quality documentation of services provided. Participates in organization’s continuous quality improvement efforts.

Essential Functions:
1. Gathers appropriate referral and assessment information for SEEDS Team.
2. Monitors ongoing progress and needs within the family and all supportive services. Serves as liaison to connect the youth and family, and any and all involved agencies and systems, together as identified, i.e. Educational, Community, etc.
3. Links families to services and natural support systems as stated in the Family Support Plan.
4. Coordinates existing and added services.
5. Maintains fidelity to the SEEDS model.
6. Participates as a member of the SEEDS Team.
7. Evaluates effectiveness of Family Support Plan.
8. Reviews and evaluates outcomes.
9. Works within the philosophy and function of The Children’s Home, Inc.
10. Bills for services to all children eligible for Targeted Case Management (TCM).
11. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in Human Services or related field, with one year of experience working with children and families.

Licenses & Certifications:
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offense of license suspension.
• Must possess means of providing job related transportation and show proof of required insurance. Must be insurable under CHI’s current auto insurance policy.
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
• Must successfully complete and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background and state criminal background checks, and sexual predator screening.

Annual Training Requirements:
• The following training topics are required annually: Sexual Harassment, Blood-born Pathogens, Workplace Accident Prevention and Reporting, Confidentiality and Privacy Practices, Diversity/Cultural Competency, Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Statutes and Methods, Prevention of Violence in the Workplace, OSHA-related training, Crisis Prevention, and Program Goals.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with families, coworkers, supervisors, and other individuals. Possess effective interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of agency’s organizational structure, standard operating procedures, and policies.
• Knowledge of child abuse or neglect reporting procedures and methods.
• Knowledge of infant and child development inclusive of developmentally appropriate strategies.
• Knowledge of intervention and behavior management methods, strategies, and techniques.
• Knowledge of quality documentation as required by agency standards, rules, and regulations.
• Ability to conduct assessments to develop family plans, and to provide follow-up services.
• Ability to work as a multi-disciplinary team member in a positive productive manner.

Essential Physical Skills:
• Visual: ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, read printed materials, and make observations of physical facilities.
• Hearing: ability to understand and comprehend spoken dialogue in individual and group settings.
• Ability to speak clearly and effectively.
• Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Environmental Conditions:
• Works within an office environment or in family’s home.
• High level of emotional discussions, requiring self-awareness and understanding of professional boundaries.

Supervision Received:
• Weekly individual and team supervision during which time training is provided, individual families concerns are addressed, and individual areas of professional growth are reviewed.

Primary Population Served:
• Families identified through application primarily received through developmental screenings, elementary schools, early childhood programs, and child-caring professionals.

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