We are seeking a Family Support Specialist in the Adoptions program within the Kinship Care and Adoptions division of our agency. Kinship Care and Adoptions works with families in Maricopa County who are interested in becoming certified to adopt children in the state of Arizona. These families have received or will be receiving placement of children who are wards of Maricopa County.
Family Support Specialist responsibilities include conducting home visits, assessing families, writing home studies, providing monthly supervision of certified families in order to provide resources and support, data
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 preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.