Family Support Specialist

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Customer Service
Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Are you excited by the prospect of working for an organization that truly values your contributions, provides opportunities for growth and development, fosters diversity, equality, inclusion, AND gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of children and families?

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

The Family Support Specialist will team with a case manager, foster parents, primary care giver, guardian ad litem and other appropriate professionals to provide assistance to children, intervention and education to resolve issues of abuse and neglect of children. The Family Support Specialist will assist with the acquisition of services for children and family members related to issues such as substance abuse, adjustment and relationship issues, stress, daily living skills, budget training and employment assistance.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • $18.00 per hour
  • 15 PTO days per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Healthcare Concierge
  • Financial Wellness Program
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Immediate eligibility for 403b Savings Plan with 25% match
  • Supplemental Accident, Hospital Liability & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Pet, Legal and Identity Theft insurance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to make the world a better place!

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency; preferred.
  • Minimum of one-year experience working with children and/or families within a need identified social welfare system.
  • Child Welfare experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid drivers' license and current auto insurance coverage.

WHO WE ARE:

From babies to seniors, Gulf Coast JFCS serves all people in need, regardless of race, religion, culture or gender identity. Our programs span a broad human service spectrum, from behavioral and mental health, child welfare and adoption, family support, job and employment transition, housing, food, transportation or home care assistance for the elderly.

GCJFCS offers an opportunity to gain field experience and direct client contact hours for both Bachelor’s and Master’s level practicum and internships. For license-eligible candidates, we offer both individual and group supervision from a Board-Certified qualified supervisor to fulfill state requirements at no cost to the employee.

Gulf Coast JFCS is an equal opportunity employer. Gulf Coast JFCS is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or inappropriate behavior. Gulf Coast JFCS will not tolerate discrimination against its employees on the basis of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, workers’ compensation status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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