Family Intervention Specialist

The responsibilities of a Family Intervention Specialist include assessing clients’ needs and eligibility for social services, collaborating with schools, and child welfare services, and coordinating counseling or crisis intervention as required. Hoosier Families caseworkers must be able to maintain detailed case notes and file ongoing reports as required.

Job Requirements

1. Reports directly to the agency Supervisor
2. Understands and follows all agency policies and procedures
3. Completes Diagnostic, Family, Risk and supplemental Assessments with youth and families as per contract terms
4. Assures an effective safety/crisis plan is in place for all identified safety concerns including family strengths and needs
5. Develops the Initial Treatment Plan with the DCS/FCM and provider team within the first thirty (30) days of program entry
6. Meets with the client or family at least weekly, or more frequently, based on the assessed needs of the client, to review the client’s and family’s progress toward treatment goals
7. Coordinates and monitors services for the client and/or family in the community, including but not limited to, mental health, medical, educational, psychological, vocational, and social services
8. Participates in administrative and court reviews of the case plan as requested
9. Provides in-home supportive services, parenting education, counseling, community resource linkage and referral, advocacy and other social service intervention to families and children
10. Assists in family reunification and preservation efforts with all members of the primary family or other permanent plan consistent with the Initial Treatment Service Plan, Progress and Visitation Notes, Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly updates, and Discharge/Termination Summary Reports
11. Completes and submit timely Incident Reports and all other required reports, according to agency policy
12. Attends weekly supervision meetings and actively participates in the supervision process
13. Follows agency procedures for crisis, after-hours, and weekend emergency coverage
14. Serves as a positive and effective liaison between Hoosier Families and referring agency caseworkers regarding the family and youth’s services
15. Performs other duties as requested

Job Qualifications

1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice. Other Bachelor degrees will be accepted with 39 credit hours in human/behavioral/social services or education and two years of experience in the area of youth services, preferably with direct experience in the area of child welfare / juvenile justice
2. Must demonstrate a sincere commitment and ability to advocate for youth and families facing mental health, educational, developmental, and socio-economic challenges
3. Must possess a valid driver license and the ability to use private car to transport self and others and must comply with the state policy concerning minimum car insurance coverage.
4. Must be able to pass all drug tests and background checks
5. Must be available to work evenings (after school hours) and weekends

Note: Social Services/Human Services related degrees include, but are not limited to: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Child Development, Teaching, etc.

Areas the worker is expected to travel: Marion and surrounding counties (up to 60-80% traveling)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities

Job Types: Full-time, Employee or Contractor

Pay: $35,000.00 - $42,000.00 per year

Benefits Include: Medical, HSA, FSA, Dental, Vision, 401k, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Short Term Disability, Generous PTO, Sick Time, EAP plan, and 15 paid holidays.
Apply Below by sending a resume and cover letter. A member of Hoosier Families will be in touch.

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