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Family Support Worker

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description:PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!Flexible hours and great work-life balanceMileage ReimbursementWork culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staffOpportunities for advancement and professional developmentCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no premium!JOB SUMMARY:The Family Safety Support Program is an intensive in-home program that is designed to ensure child safety and prevent the removal of children from their home. Family Support Workers seek to preserve the family unit by working with families to address safety concerns or threats. Our program is designed to be community based, comprehensive, culturally competent, family focused and individually tailored to meet the needs of children and familiesFamily Support Workers will also focus on enhancing the parent's ability to appropriately care for and relate to the child, helping the parent(s) to develop appropriate parenting behaviors, and identify and resolve problems before the children return home in cases where children are placed out-of-home.SALARY: $18.00-20.00 per hourLOCATION & HOURS: Office is based in Racine, WI. Hours are typically Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm with occasional evenings to accommodate clients' needs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Manage protective plans and in-home safety plans. Ensure that danger threats are being controlled and the issues of maltreatment are addressed.Conduct home visits to assess risk of child abuse/neglect, plan for child safety, and strengthen families.Conduct face-to-face contacts with all assigned families as instructed by the safety plan, at minimum, on a weekly basis.Facilitate parent education to strengthen families and reduce risk of maltreatment.Provide service referrals, resources, and link families to community supports to achieve and maintain child safety.Coordinate and facilitate the Family Teaming process. Engage the family in interventions through the use of formal, informal and natural supports.Ensure that children attend required medical care appointments.Conduct supervised and monitored visits. .Safely transport clients as needed.After training is complete, staff are added to on-call duties to monitor occasional after-hours calls.Requirements:Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field.One year of experience working with high-risk youth and families is required.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: full-time, FT, youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, impact, continuing education, development, rock county, visitation, case management, case worker, case manager, community services, community resources, wraparound, parent support, family support, youth support, youth worker, child welfare, foster care

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc, Racine , Family Support Worker, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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