We are seeking a Family Support Specialist for the new Building Resilient Families program. The Building Resilient Families program provides supportive in-home services for families referred by the Department of Child Safety. These families have been identified by the Department of Child Safety as potential and low-risk for child abuse and neglect. The children have been deemed as safe and the case has been approved for closure.
The Family Support Specialist conducts a Family Needs Assessment, develops an Individual Service Plan, offers parenting training using Nurturing Parenting program, and helps the family engage in community resources.
Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Child Development, Health/Nursing or related field required.
Microsoft Word, Windows experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.