Family Support Specialist
Help first-time parents with child development, parenting skills, and child safety!
Cincinnati, OH 
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Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Join our mission to help individuals with mental illness and addictions to lead healthy and productive lives.  GCBHS has an immediate opening for a Home Visitor / Family Support Specialist at our Cincinnati office in Price Hill.  Join our multidisciplinary treatment organization as a member of the Child & Family Services division working with the Every Child Succeeds team.  https://www.gcbhs.com/programs-services/child-family/every-child-succeeds/

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child & Family Studies, Human Services, Psychology or closely related field.

Why Work at GCBHS?

  • GCBHS is a pioneer in the field of behavioral health treatment for adults, children, and families
  • Top Workplace every year since 2010
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Tuition Assistance at $1,250 for BSW
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement with Match
  • Bonus


Position Responsibilities:

  • Field-based position establishes supportive working relationships with the parent and baby through face-to-face interaction and visitation in the physical home setting
  • Provides support and information in the areas of Child Development, Parenting, Parental Health, Personal/Environmental Safety, Social Supports and Life Course Development
  • Coordinates health, family support, and social services needed by the family; provides referrals and linkage to other services
  • Provides child development screening using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire
  • Utilizes the Growing Great Kids curriculum.

Position Requirements:
  • BA in Social Work, Psychology, Child & Family Studies or closely related field (such as Criminal Justice) required.
  • Must possess one year of experience in a similar community-based role such as Case Management or Home Visiting or experience with Child Development.
  • Position requires frequent driving of own personal vehicle.  A valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record are required.
  • MA degree is preferred and LSW will receive a pay differential.
  • Ability to work independently.  Ability to establish trusting relationships.
  • Open to reflective practice (ie: has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes the value of supervision, etc.)
  • Experience working with children and families and 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.

GCB has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky every year since 2010!

Please visit our website to learn more about GCBHS.  www.gcbhs.com

Please watch this video to learn more about GCBHS. GCB Video   

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Contact Information
Dami Onikoyi, Recruiter donikoyi@gcbhs.com
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$34,521 plus $1,200 Bonus
We offer a full suite of benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, Retirement, Paid Time Off, Quarterly Bonus Opportunity, Tuition Assistance ($2,500 for MSW or Counseling), License Supervision, Internships, Staff Referral and Student Loan Forgiveness. Pay differential for LSW.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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