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Family Support Center Caseworker, Fall River, MA

Company: Key Program, Inc.
Location: Fall River
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Key Program is currently seeking a full-time, in-home Family Support Center Worker to work with children/youth and their families who live within Fall River, MA (and surrounding communities).Qualifications: The Family Support Center Worker is an hourly-paid position requiring a Bachelor's degree in a human services related field and one year direct care experience (having part-time, volunteer or internship experience in human services is acceptable). All candidates must be 21 years of age or older; have a valid state driver's license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use. All candidates must have the ability to work a varied and rotating schedule including days, evenings and weekend shifts.Benefits include: Hourly Rate: $20.50, medical, dental and optical insurances; life insurance; bilingual pay differential; training and professional development; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; retirement program; wellness benefit; pre-tax childcare, and more.Responsibilities: The Family Support Worker (FSCW) works independently as part of the regional treatment team, establishing open communication and support with co-workers. The FSCW is directly responsible for overseeing and executing services for clients and families, within the community, referred by contracting agencies. Additional job responsibilities include: - Collaborate with families (who are referred through the Department of Children and Families) to implement identified goals within their homes, schools and communities; - Provide direct care services as indicated by the client's treatment plan in the area of health, education, vocation, legal and family/foster family intervention; - Facilitate individual client and family counseling, mediation, and support; - Coordinate and lead creative therapeutic recreational activities with clients/families; - Locate community resources for clients and families to assist with identified goals; - Complete case documentation (assessments, daily treatment notes, progress reviews and CANS reports) in a thorough, professional and timely manner; - Participate in a regional on-call system.The Key Program is a private, non-profit human service agency whose mission is to assist at-risk and court-involved children/adolescents and their families to develop positive life skills so they may pursue productive and rewarding lives. Key works in conjunction with the MA Department of Children & Families (DCF), MA Department of Youth Services (DYS), the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and is an agency provider of both community-based outreach services and residential treatment programming.Key is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and committed to hiring employees that reflect the diverse communities that we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.

Keywords: Key Program, Inc., Fall River , Family Support Center Caseworker, Fall River, MA, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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