MyFlorida FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER OPS - GAINESVILLE - 60932375 in GAINESVILLE, Florida
FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER OPS - GAINESVILLE - 60932375
Date:Mar 13, 2018
Location:GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609
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Requisition No: 31981
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER OPS - GAINESVILLE - 60932375
Position Number: 60932375
Posting Closing Date: 03/23/2018
JOB FAMILY: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: COUNSELING AND SOCIAL WORK
Interested parties need to complete the application using the on-line People First system. Experience, education and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications, and in response to the pre-qualifying questions, must be verifiable through information contained in your application. In addition all gaps in employment must be accounted for and explained.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. It isunacceptableto use the statement "See Resume" in place of putting work history on the application.
This is work assisting professionals in Child Protective Investigations to provide client services and support for families.
Coordinate and provide necessary transportation for families – transport clients by appointment arranged through liaison to various locations.
Maintain and update client files, maintain vehicle logs, assist in records retrieval (picking up law enforcement, medical, court records etc.)
Input case information into internal FSFN system; monitor FSFN for receipt of incoming child abuse/neglect reports; assemble new reports into case files with the necessary reports, forms, and background searches; disseminate reports per rotation schedule as outlined by supervisory staff; address and assign incoming OTI and transfer requests from other counties.
Assist clients in identifying available benefits and social and community services and help clients obtain them; assists clients in completing forms for services and benefits
Assist investigators in maintaining caseload of families receiving social services
Copying/faxing/filing/correspondence as directed by supervisory staff with regard to special projects; drafting and sending case closure letters on all closed CPI investigations
Observe/supervise parent visitation
Perform related work as required; provide phone and client contact support. This employee functions on an independent level while performing a variety of duties that require initiative and sound judgment.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Must possess operational private vehicle for use in the performance of daily work activities. Selected applicants are required to provide proof of vehicle registration and documentation of the appropriate insurance coverage. The Department provides a Vehicle Insurance Allowance to assist with the cost of insurance coverage due to the use of private vehicle for work purposes.
1 or more years of experience in a paraprofessional position - this paraprofessional must be able to perform tasks requiring significant knowledge in the Child Protection or Social Work field, and may even function independently of direct professional supervision. (Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for the 1 year requested).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Demonstrates professional competency and works well with others; communicates clearly and listens effectively; keeps others informed
Well organized, uses time effectively, acts independently; takes initiative and is proactive with regard to work assignments
Knowledge of major computer programs/software, knowledge of office machines
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market:Gainesville