LifeStream has openings for Family Support Workers in multiple locations in Florida: Leesburg, FL; Wildwood, FL; Hillsborough, FL
JOB SUMMARY: The Family Support Worker (FSW) serves as a paraprofessional employee providing transportation services to children under the care and supervision of the State of Florida, supervises parent-child visitations, and ancillary support services to the Family Care Management program, including submitting referrals, scanning, and any additional tasks as needed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification with or without an accommodation. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Coordinates and executes necessary transportation for children in an efficient and timely manner.
Assures that his/her assigned Family Care Management vehicle is maintained in a satisfactory condition of repair by executing and documenting required maintenance checks and reporting any identified problems or irregularities to the appropriate parties.
Assists families in the identification and procurement of necessary community service resources, including housing, day care, employment training, employment, mental health and/or substance abuse counseling, and/or medical treatment.
Assists Family Care Managers in the delivery of program services, including procurement of photographs, birth verifications, fingerprints, school records, medical records and construction and uploading of blue books.
Assists Family Care Management program in maintaining records and program documentation for families receiving services.
Participates in Family Support Coordinator staff meetings as scheduled by immediate supervisor.
Attends and actively participates in Family Support Coordinator Meetings and Family Care Management All Staff Meetings as scheduled.
Establishes and maintains an exemplary customer service standard in the delivery of services to children, families, community providers and other Family Care Management staff.
The Family Support Worker is also responsible for fulfilling the responsibilities of the Visitation Interaction Program, and ensuring all FSW activities are documented in the FSFN database.
TO APPLY VISIT:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Required: High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Required: Valid Florida Driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
Preferred: Two years’ experience working with children/families.
Internal Number: FSW
LifeStream is a behavioral health and social services organization providing inpatient and outpatient treatment, residential, education, case management, rehabilitation, primary care, homeless services, affordable housing, and child welfare services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.
Since 1971, LifeStream has been dedicated to our mission of “Creating Hope, Promoting Health and Supporting Recovery .”