Job Location: Herkimer

PINS Diversion Program Family Support Worker – Herkimer Office

Reports to: Senior Family Support Worker
Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and at least one year experience working with children and families.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 10-12 children.
  • Conduct initial intake to assess the family, identify child(ren) and obtain required initial documents.
  • Regular contact, with a minimum of a bimonthly face-to-face contact with the child, their parents, school, and any other service providers on the case is required.
  • Provide reward-based activities that include participating in and facilitating psychoeducational and recreational groups as needed.
  • Attend and participate in the weekly unit assessment team meetings, monthly PINS department meeting.
  • Develop and present a service plan and goal statement(s) that addresses the issues presented during the intake. Facilitate potential respite placements as part of the service plan if needed.
  • Create comprehensive referrals to necessary providers.
  • Promptly meet required state and agency deadlines.
  • Coordinates family team meetings with unit staff and other service providers.
  • Maintain accurate and update to date case records, contacts, progress notes and, create a Family Assessment Service Plans and Preventive Assessment and service plans.
  • Attend CFLR staff meetings and other agency functions as required.
  • Provide occasional transportation of program clients in accordance with CFLR’s transportation policy.
  • Abide by HIPPA laws and State and County PINS Diversion regulations.
  • Any other duties/tasks assigned by supervisor.