• Family Support Worker (FSW)

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tucson
    Job ID
    2019-1274
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    In-Home Services (DCS)
  • Overview

    Child & Family Support Services (CFSS) is accepting applications for a Family Support Worker (FSW) in Pima County.

    Family Support Worker is the perfect position for a determined, experienced paraprofessional, caregiver, social worker or behavioral health professional looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity.  This position works in collaboration with the AZ Department of Child Safety to provide in-home and community family preservation tailored to keeping children and families together. We specialize in partnering with families to build effective relationships and to inspire hope for a positive future.

    Responsibilities

    • Arranging, transporting and coordinating activities designed to build and increase family protective capacities to promote the safety of the children and maintain their placement in their home. (*action oriented)
    • Coaching families in communication to foster positive family relations. (*individually tailored)
    • Providing support in developing helpful parenting skills, stress management and other types of training to family members, including role-modeling techniques and practices. (*relationship focused)
    • Providing education for parents on how to access emergency assistance, supports, and community resources. (*community and culturally connected)
    • Assisting families with goal setting, planning, and other activities related to home management tasks.
    • Documenting all services appropriately. (*count on me teammate)
    • Performing other duties related to the Case Aide position.

    *Represents a CFSS Core Competency

    This position requires afternoon, evening, and weekend work.   Flexibility in scheduling, willingness to drive to throughout the county and willingness to work within the homes and communities of the families we support is required.

    Qualifications

    Requirements :

    • Family Support Workers must be 21 years or older.
    • High school diploma/GED with five (5) years related work experience or related Bachelor’s degree.
    • Reliable transportation is required, including proof of insurance, a vehicle safety check and an acceptable driving record.
    • An acceptable five (5) year driving record.
    • Candidates are required to submit a negative substance abuse test, be able to obtain fingerprint and criminal history background clearance, and clear the Central Registry Check Reports of child abuse and neglect. CPR, First Aid, and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention are required trainings that are provided by the agency.

     

    Compensation: $12.00 - $13.50/hour DOE

    We offer a full benefits package to all full-time employees, including:

    • Medical insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Life and disability insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • 401k contribution match
    • Paid time off and sick time
    • Paid holidays
    • Cell phone stipend
    • Mileage reimbursement

     

    Child & Family Support Services was founded in 2003 with the idea that the best environment for children and young adults is with their families and in their own communities. We have committed ourselves to developing in-home and community support that is unique and individualized.  We specialize in partnering with families to build effective relationships and to inspire hope for a positive future.

     

    Please visit www.cfss.com for more information.

    Job Type: Full-time

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