Family Support Worker - Every Child Succeeds - FT Fee for Service
Help first-time parents with parenting services, child development, and child safety! Apply now!
Cincinnati, OH 
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Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) has an immediate opening for a Family Support Worker at at our Cincinnati/Price Hill office!  Join our multidisciplinary treatment organization as a member of Child & Family Services division working with the Every Child Succeeds team.

The ideal candidate will have a BSW or BA in Child & Family Studies or Human Services, or MSW or MA in Counseling.


Every Child Succeeds assists families in Southwest Ohio through home visits that help first-time parents create a nurturing, healthy environment. The home visits, which take place from pregnancy through the child’s third birthday, help kids get a good start in life, both physically and emotionally. A United Way and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center-proven success, Every Child Succeeds is significantly changing the lives of at-risk children and their parents.

Position Responsibilities for Family Support Worker:

  • Works closely with parents, providing support in the areas of parent education, child development, and child safety.
  • Field-based position establishes supportive working relationships with the parent and baby through face-to-face interaction and visitation in the physical home setting.
  • Perform home visits with families, addressing the six domains of Parental Health, Parenting, Child Development, Personal/Environmental Safety, Social Supports, and Life Course Development.
  • Coordinate health, family support, and social services needed by family; provide referrals and linkage to other services.
  • Fee for Service position meaning you are paid for completing the home visits.
Position Requirements for Family Support Worker:
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Ability to work independently. Ability to establish trusting relationships.
  • Open to reflective practice (i.e. has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes value of supervision, etc.).
  • Experience working with children and families.
  • Knowledge of infant and child development.
  • GCB incorporates principles of trauma informed care in all areas of our services. Trauma informed care includes cultural sensitivity and emphasizes a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. Experience and/or training in these principles and in trauma treatment is valued in applicants.
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for the 9th straight year!  Please visit our website www.gcbhs.com.
 
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Contact Information
Cassidy Siler-Smith, HR Supervisor csiler@gcbhs.com 513-354-7039
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
30-40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8:00 - 5:00
Salary and Benefits
Pay Based on Home Visits
Fee for Service position with a Full Case Load. This position is not eligible for health benefits or vacation time.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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