PT - Family to Family - Wrap Specialist
Provides wrap around supportive services to biological, adoptive, foster and kinship families as referred by both The Division of Children and Family Services and the programs geographic service areas. The Wrap specialist will with work with families to assess need and develop service plans that help promote family stability and reduce the risk of child maltreatment. The Wrap Specialist is an active member of the Family to Family Team and is accountable to the Family to Family Program Manager.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES &RESPONSIBILITIES
Works as part of the Family to Family Team to insure that the program meets all identified deliverables,
Implements wrap around services by developing, convening and being responsible for individual services plans that work to address family needs.
Must have the ability to engage families, do effective interviewing, develop mutually agreed intervention plans, and terminate clients as appropriate.
Assist in the development of the resource guide and identification of services and programs that can assist families.
Will participate in the implementation and execution of all program evaluation activities in keeping with CFC and funder requirements.
Maintains strong relationships with staff and stakeholders of the program
Responsible for maintaining an active caseload, data in electronic record and produce desired outcomes.
Attend Team Decision Making meetings at DCFS and serve as an advocate to families.
Properly document work, keep statistics as mandated by the program, and meet all required program standards.
Learn and work proficiently to meet data input requirements of NCIS database system.
Establish cooperative relationships with local agencies, businesses and community organizations. Maintain current Community Partnership agreements.
Identify and reach out to and support perspective Foster or Adoptive Parents to aid in licensure completion
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must have bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, LSW preferred.
5 years of demonstrated experience working with fragile and at risk families.
Able to work occasional evening / weekend hours.
Valid Driver’s License, with proof of valid insurance required.
No record of child abuse or moral turpitude as determined by background check based on fingerprints.
Capable of developing and sustaining positive relationships with family members, staff and community partners.
Professional communication skills in both verbal and written form
Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Must have basic computer skills.
Demonstrating sound judgment in every process.
Certification in CPR/First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention required upon hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms. It requires the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Travel and work outside of normal hours may be required for meetings, presentations, trainings and other events.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of The Centers. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder's responsibility.
- Pay Type Salary
- Cleveland, OH, USA