The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida is a statewide, nonprofit, research and development organization with more than 25 years of experience identifying, funding, and evaluating innovative social services, education and health programs for at-risk children and families. Believing that the best money spent is on prevention, the Ounce of Prevention Fund brings together public and private funding and invests in prevention and early intervention services in communities across Florida, enabling families to achieve positive life outcomes.
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|Position Available||8/25/2022||Advertisment Closes||2/29/2024|
|Program Name||Healthy Families St. Lucie||Location||Port Saint Lucie and Fort Pierce|
|Position Title||Family Support Specialist|
|Description||This is work providing support and assistance to optimize the home environment for the physical and mental well-being of children who are at risk of being abused or neglected.|
|Duties||1. Establish a trusting relationship with at-risk families by initialing and maintaining client contact. 2. Establish an Individual Family Support Plan (IFSP) with goal, action plan, and outcomes with the family within 90 days of signing the Participation Agreement. FSW will receive the ISFP every 90 days to access the family''''s progress towards meeting their goals and discuss intervention methods as needed. 3. Maintains all charts in a safe and confidential manner as prescribed by the program. 4. Promotes positive parent/child interaction through parent education and modeling appropriate behavior during each home visit. 5. Provides in-home parent education to program families utilizing "Partner for a Healthy Baby" Curriculum and other curricula approved by Healthy Families Florida (HFF). Will be knowledgeable regarding community resources, and make appropriate referrals to families. Follows-up with families regarding the effectiveness of referrals made. 6. Will be knowledgeable regarding community resources, and make appropriate referrals to families. Follows-up with families regarding the effectiveness of referrals made. 7. Attends weekly supervision with their direct supervisor, and weekly staff meeting as required by HFF. Also attends other meeting as required by their individual agency. 8. Upon employment, employee will participate in pre-service training, to be completed within 6 months of hire, HF Core Training, and required in-service training to equal up to forty hours, in the first year. Forty hours of in- service training is required yearly thereafter per Healthy Families Florida. 9. Maintain an average caseload of 15-25 families, depending on the level of the family in the Healthy Families SLC program. 10. Maintains flexible hours to the extent necessary to accommodate the schedule of families. 11. Maintains and increases knowledge in the areas of child abuse, and reports child abuse to the abuse registry whenever it occurs or is suspected. Primary notification should be made to FSS''''s supervisor. 12. Adheres to all Policies and Procedures of the Healthy Families SLC Program, and their hiring agency. 13. Maintains accurate and up to date client confidentiality at all times. 14. Maintains accurate and up-to-date client information in files at individual agencies and in the computer. 15. Clears secondary employment with the executive director of their agency. 16. Attends their individual agency''''s fundraising functions, if required. 17. Maintains a neat, clean and appropriate appearance at work, training, and mandatory social events. 18. Follows the guidelines of a drug free workplace. 19. Maintains all outcomes and objectives as prescribed by Healthy Families Florida''''s goals.|
|Qualifications||A high school diploma or GED equivalent. One year experience working with diverse families.|
|Compensation||$15.00 hourly without a degree; $17.00 hourly with a degree|
|Email Addressfirstname.lastname@example.org||Phone Number||(772) 467-9505|
|Mailing Address||2102 Avenue Q, Ft. Pierce, Fl. 34950||Fax Number|
The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable ADA accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
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