Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Family Services Specialist

Expired Job

City Of Hampton, VA Hampton , VA 23669

Posted 2 months ago

Function

Perform responsible professional duties to provide a variety of services to eligible customers to improve their ability to function in society. Duties involve direct intervention with individuals with complex problems in one or more areas such as family services, adoption, foster care, adult services, and child welfare services.

Examples of Duties

  • Meet with customers and assess needs and current strengths and abilities. Make extensive use of home visits.

    Work with customers to develop individual, appropriate service plans. Interview customers and their families, if needed, to gather information on their social, health, emotional, and economic conditions.

  • Work with customers to formulate service plans including goals and objectives. Identify actions needed to resolve personal problems such as those related to emotional needs, finances, home management, child care and development, housing, health, education, and employment.

  • Refer customers to other community agencies such as clinics, employment services, and vocational rehabilitation services. Provide direct intervention or contracts for appropriate service delivery as needed.

    Arrange for the appropriate purchase and monitoring of purchased services. Ensure proper documentation for payments.

  • Work with customers to implement service plans. Provide training for customers in a variety of areas such as financial management, coping skills, adoptive or foster parenting, etc.

  • Provide protection to abandoned, abused, or neglected children and arrange for foster care as needed. Recruit, assess, and develop homes for adoption, child and adult foster care and day care programs if needed. May conduct independent adoption investigations to determine the suitability of petitioners to adopt.

  • Participate in court proceedings when necessary regarding child protective services, child custody, adoption, foster care, and adult protective services.

  • Develop and maintain manual and computerized records, files, and documentation systems in all aspects of work. Utilize computer systems to update, inquire, and retrieve data for individual cases and compile reports.

  • Maintain current knowledge of policy, laws, and current trends and developments in the social work field.

    Maintain current knowledge of social and economic conditions and environment.

    Participate in a wide variety of meetings, training, and professional conferences. May represent the agency at community meetings and interagency coalitions.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology, Human Services, or a closely related field of study. Some experience in a customer service field.

May require state certification (e.g. foster care) if assigned to that unit. Knowledge of: current social work principles; human behavior; adult learning principles. Ability to: communicate effectively orally and in writing, especially in times of stress; concurrently plan and ensure thorough follow through; make sound judgments based on knowledge of human behavior; current local, state and federal laws, and current policy; interpret and assess individuals' and/or families' strengths and needs; organize and prioritize work, to plan and manage service delivery and ensure follow-through.; respond to customers effectively, especially in times of stress.

Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and a satisfactory driving record based on the City of Hampton's criteria.

Individuals under consideration will be subject to a criminal background check and child protective services check.

Supplemental Information

Perform duties under the general supervision of assigned Social Work Supervisor. May require working beyond a standard 40-hour work week to include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Requires considerable travel within the City of Hampton. This position may be considered essential/emergency personnel for purposes of emergency/crisis management to include being "on-call" or responding to emergency situations during inclement weather and/or other job-related conditions. This position is nonexempt.



upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Maintenance Technician Langley AFB Family Housing

Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc.

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 1/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-05T00:00 The Maintenance Technician provides general and specialized maintenance to housing being rented to families. This position may also perform work to prepare rental unit ready during change of occupancy. As a Maintenance Technician, you will be a valuable member of the maintenance team. You may be responsible for checking, troubleshooting, and making routine repairs in the following areas: air conditioning, water heaters, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and other building maintenance areas. Maintenance Technicians will frequently work outdoors in all weather conditions, as well as in attics, crawl spaces and other tight spaces depending on the maintenance requirement. Essential Job Functions * Respond to service requests regarding furnaces, air-conditioning systems, appliances, water heaters and solar collection, disposals, general plumbing, carpentry, painting, and other required maintenance items, as may be required. * Performs skilled work in one or more trades such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, appliance repair or locksmith requiring advanced knowledge and skills and advanced troubleshooting abilities. * Maintain equipment such as tools, gauges, Freon recovery systems, snakes, drills, etc., in ready repair and demonstrate a safe/proficient operational knowledge of tools. * Understand the proper use of equipment and chemicals and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). * Follow and adhere to an established preventive maintenance program for all heating and ventilation systems and perform the required maintenance including replacement of filters, etc. * Assist in the make ready of vacated units including, but not limited to, painting, sanding, and varnishing, floor tile removal and replacement, ceramic tile replacement, dry wall repair, fixture repair and/or replacement, floor stripping, waxing, and polishing, window repair and/or replacement, etc., as will from time to time be required. Similar work as described above may also be required on the exterior of the home to make ready. * Perform emergency maintenance as required including sewage back-ups, water main and/or lateral breaks (dig to expose line, repair, and replace soil as needed), fires, other types of water leaks, appliance repairs, etc. * Ensure that unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner. * Reliable and dependable attendance and punctuality are essential for this position. * Perform other related tasks as required. Education High school diploma (or equivalent) with advanced training resulting in a certification or a degree/journeyman license in building maintenance, or one or more skilled trades or other related subject; or an acceptable amount of on-the-job experience in building maintenance or one of the skilled trades. Experience and Qualifications * Have strong knowledge of Building Maintenance and have specialized knowledge in one or more of the following trades/skills: electrical, HVAC, plumbing, appliance repair, or locksmith. * Three or more years' experience in residential maintenance. * Must have a valid driver's license and insurance. * Able to work outside in all weather conditions and perform physical work, as well as to lift weights of up to 50 pounds regularly and above 50 pounds occasionally. * Willing and able to work occasional on-call shifts. * EPA/HVAC certification required for Maintenance Technician levels II and III. EEO/ADA Hunt provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Will be required to be on-call for after-hours emergency maintenance on a rotating basis. #ZRHMH Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. Hampton VA

Family Services Specialist

Expired Job

City Of Hampton, VA