Website Pasco Kids First

Keeping Kids Safe; Strengthening Families

JOB TITLE:   Family Support Specialist                     PROGRAM:         Healthy Families

 SUPERVISOR:    Healthy Families Supervisor 

JOB SUMMARY: Works under the guidance and direct supervision of the family support worker supervisor. Establishes a trusting relationship with families assigned to caseload by initiating and maintaining regular client contact. The incumbent will strive to engage assigned families into the Program. Initiates and maintains regular home visits with families as determined by contract requirements, caseload limits, and supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma, or equivalent, two years experience working with children and families, maternal and child health, behavioral, social, or human services. Bachelors preferred.  Bilingual preferred.
  • An ability to establish trusting relationships
  • Acceptance of individual differences
  • Experience and willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations that are present among the site’s target population
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Open to reflective practice (i.e. has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes the value of supervision, etc.)

 

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offenses or license suspension.
  • Must possess means of providing job-related transportation and show proof of required insurance.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must successfully complete and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background, and state criminal background check.

Salary:

$15.00 per hour, plus benefits

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