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CWLA Career Center Job Listing #3191
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Position Title:  

Reunification Coach

Agency:  
Family Support Services of North Florida, Inc.
Job Location:  
Date Posted:  

JACKSONVILLE, FL
9/20/2012

Job Level:  
Not Specified
Job Category:  
Social Work - Child Welfare
Job Status:  
Not Specified
Salary Range:  

Not Specified

Job Description:  


To assess the needs and provide the necessary prevention services needed by at risk families of child abuse or neglect, with an incarcerated parent, that have been referred for intervention by various community agencies and the Department of Children and Families. Additionally, to assist the RECIPE Program Coordinator to provide long-term one-to-one and group mentoring to male and female ex-offenders returning to Duval County.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related area of study from an accredited college or university required.
Experience At least one year experience working with at risk families.
Minimum Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to:
• Be organized and detail oriented.

Knowledge of:
• Child welfare and related services.
• State and federal program requirements.
• Method of data collection, risk assessments and analysis.
• Delinquency and dependency court proceedings.

Skills:
• Microsoft Office programs.
• Effective negotiations and conflict resolution skills.
• Problem solving skills
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under stress, despite numerous interruptions.
• Effective communication with multiple parties.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration Valid driver’s license.
Job Duties
Essential Duties % of Time
Provide in home services to at risk children and families. 25%
Complete in-home assessments to determine the level of need and risk of child abuse. 5%
Monitor quality of care by conducting home visits with the family in compliance with the determined level of risk of child abuse and/or neglect. 10%
Assist families with crisis prevention, management and stabilization. 5%
Assist families with coordination of services from community resources that would help them ensure the safety of their children. 5%
Assist children/families reunify with parent returning to community from jail/prison. 5%
Facilitate or co-facilitate educational classes such as parenting skills, behavioral management, money management, etc. 15%
Document case activity in accordance with program policy and maintain case records in compliance with Agency, regulatory and accreditation standards. 5%
Conduct outreach into the community to publicize the program and advocate on behalf of the families when necessary. 10%
Report indications of child abuse, neglect and/or abandonment to supervisor immediately. As Needed
Assist RECIPE Program Coordinator, as needed, with all aspects of the mentoring program, including, recruiting, orientation, screening, training, matching, and monitoring volunteers. 15%
Other Duties
Perform other duties. As Needed

Supervisory/Decision Making Authority
Does the position require customary supervision and management of at least 2 or more full-time employees? 0 Yes 1No

Enter the number of direct reports and their position titles: 0

Strategic Value
This position produces better outcomes for our children by staying active in the dependency and delinquency processes and increasing communication between all parties and identifying and addressing concerns before they elevate.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (R=Required P=Preferred)
Sitting _ R Standing _P_ Walking _P_ Lifting __(Specify) Carrying __ Kneeling __
Pushing/Pulling _R_ Bending/Stooping R__ Climbing __ Reaching _R_ Crawling/Crouching __
Grasping _R_ Turning _R_ Repetitive Motions _R_ Color Recognition _R_ Depth Perception __ Reading _R_ Hearing _R_ Other (describe) __

HAZARDS: (X=Potential Exposure)
Proximity to moving mechanical parts _ Electrical current __
Toxic or caustic chemicals __ Radiation ___ Biohazards (airborne or contact) ____ Housekeeping and/or cleaning agents _X__ Flammable, explosive gases ____ Human-borne pathogens ____ Other: __
SKILL REQUIREMENTS: (R=Required P=Preferred)
Drive motor vehicle _P_ Prepare food ____ Typing/Keyboard _R_ Word processing software _R_ Data base software _R_ Spreadsheet software _P_ Other software _R_ Calculator _R_ Operate office machines _R_ (Fax, Copier) Verbal communication (including telephone) _R_ Written communication (including composition) _R_ Public speaking/group presentations _P_ Team-oriented and collaborative interpersonal relationships _R_ Respectful client relationships _R_ Client assessment and evaluation _R_ Retrieve and compile information _R _ Verify data _R_ Maintain records _ R__ Organize and prioritize information _R_ Analyze and interpret
information _R_ Investigate, evaluate and recommend action _R Basic mathematical concepts (add, subtract, multiply, divide) _R_ Advanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs) _R_ Abstract mathematical concepts (interpolation, inference, frequency, reliability, formulas, equations, statistics) _R_ Reasoning and logic _R_ Sensitivity to service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics _R_




Resumé Required:  
Yes
Cover Letter Required:  
Yes
Application Required:  

Yes

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Contact (E-mail):  

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