We are seeking a Family Support Specialist for our In-Home Services program in Maricopa County.
he In-Home Services program provides intensive, supportive in-home services for families referred by the Department of Child Safety. Each family works with team consisting of a Family Counselor and a Family Support Specialist.
Services include crisis intervention, parenting skills training, child development education, linkage to community resources, assessment of the safety of the children, and counseling for such issues as domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health issues, underdeveloped coping skills, relationship problems, etc.
BA in counseling, social services, child development, or health/nursing field and strong writing skills required.
Must have knowledge of child welfare, child development, parenting education and community resources.
Must work well within a team.
Must have reliable transportation to conduct home visits throughout Maricopa County.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.