Family Support Worker
Saint Francis Community Services - Junction City, KS

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Provides direct in-home services including, but not limited to, parenting skills, life skills, child development and behavior management

Support case plan goals through teaching, role modeling, and demonstration

Participates in case conferences, family meetings, client assessments, and in the team decision making process

Supervises and transports children and families, as needed

Assists families to establish a support network with family, kinship, and community

Refers clients to community services and assists in arranging appointments as needed

Assists in gathering information for bio-psycho-social assessment

Provides assistance in crisis situation

Liaison with SRS, courts, schools, other providers, and communities

Completes and maintains written documentation in child/family's case record accurately and within established time frames

Supports resource families to maintain placements and help children work toward permanency

Participates in supervisory and team meetings, sharing pertinent information about children/families' progress, collateral contracts and relationships with other agencies/communities

Monitors and supervises family interactions

Reports critical incidents to SRS verbally within 12 hours, written within 24 hours.

Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels

Implements SFCS policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adheres to all pertinent SFCS standard operating procedures (SOP's), rules, personnel policies and procedures; related accreditation and licensing standards; and federal, state and local rules.

Ensures clients' rights are protected

Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures

Other duties as assigned