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Family Support Worker-Reintegration

Company: Saint Francis Community Services
Location: Emporia
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Family Support Worker provides support to children/families including, but not limited to, parenting skills, life skills, child development and behavior management to assist children and families in reaching permanency.

  • 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 DCF, 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 DCF verbally within 12 hours, written within 24 hours
  • Implements SFM policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adheres to all pertinent SFM Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), rules, personnel policies and procedures; related accreditation and licensure standards; and federal, state and local rules, statutes, regulations, and contractual terms
  • Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures
  • Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels
  • Ensures clients' rights are protected

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Saint Francis Community Services, Topeka , Family Support Worker-Reintegration, Other , Emporia, Kansas

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