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Part-Time Family Service Worker for Foster Care (20-25 Hours)
Job Code:2021-FOSTER C-009
Salary Range:$15.50/hour-$16.50/hour
  

This position involves providing support through a variety of interactions for the Foster Care and Intact programs, assists with reunification and maintenance of relationships through supervision of parent/child and sibling visitation, assists with transportation for appointments, including but not limited to medical, counseling, etc. 

This is a part-time position where you will need to be flexible to work 20-25 hours a week between the hours of 7am-8pm Monday-Friday and occasional weekends.

Job Function:

Works directly with children, foster parents and natural parents in the Foster Care and Intact programs to provide supportive services to assist children and families in achieving their service plan goals.

Job Qualifications:
- Minimum high school education plus related work experience working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children and youth
Strong interpersonal skills
- Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in clients, staff, foster parents and families served
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 Effective oral and written communication skills
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 Ability to work within a treatment team
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 Ability to handle job related manners in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner 
Hearing and speaking ability which allows for effective oral communication of information
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 Must by 21 to meet agency requirements
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 Ability to physically transport self and clients to various locations
Ability to lift children and/or infant carriers in and out of vehicles.
Physical and emotional stamina to effectively handle job related issues and stress
- Ability to pass DCFS Guidelines