The Home provides programs and services for these children and young adults in crisis:
Full-time; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday with some evenings and weekends; 40 hours per week.
- Medically fragile and terminally ill children who require 24-hour-a-day skilled nursing care.
- Those who require emergency care due to abuse, abandonment, neglect or are homeless; or who need foster care.
- To homeless, pregnant, or parenting teens, and their family members needing case management, education, parenting, and independent living skills.
- Children with autism & special needs.
- Young adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, are in crisis due to mental health or abuse, and to families who are struggling to maintain their children in their homes to provide stability and skills for self-sufficiency.
A Bachelors, or Master's, Degree required from a university that is accredited by an accrediting body of the Council on Higher Education Accreditation in a Human Service field or equivalent in a social service or other related human service field required. Two years relevant experience preferred.
The general purpose of your job is to keep children who are clients of HOTI safe at all times and to be respectful of the children and their families as valued customers. The primary purpose of your job position as a IFPS In Home Specialist is to perform as a member of the clinical team in-home (face to face) services to high risk families whose children are at risk of entering States Care or who have already entered States care and reunification is eminent in Region 17 in the following counties of Crawford Davies Dubois, Martin, Orange Perry and Spencer and Region 18 in the following counties of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington. A IFPS In Home Specialists focus is to assess and teach specifically behavioral tasks to increase overall family safety and enhance family functioning to prevent at risk children of entering States care. IFPS employees serve as a supporting role to the parents, children, school teachers, and therapeutic providers who work with the clients.
The Home offers a family friendly atmosphere with outstanding benefits that include an option for FREE health insurance (single coverage for employee only). Other benefits include health insurance, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan and up to 25-30 paid days off per year.
- Bachelor Degree in a Human Services field
City of Louisville, KY - 2 years ago