Robins' Nest Inc
  • Keeping Families Together
  • 08360, NJ, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Serving Cumberland and Atlantic Counties. Providing in home supportive services, parenting skills, life skills training, and advocacy and service linkages to DCP&P involved children and families in order to stabilize the family. Ideal applicant should have strong engaging skills, awareness of community resources and an understanding of trauma, substance abuse, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect and expereince working with DCP&P.

Job Function: Engage with parents, youth and families; assess their needs using an evidence based-assessment tool. Provide evidence-informed treatment to build positive interactions, enhance child, parent and family well-bing and stabilize the home and family. Provide therapy, education, support, advocacy and linkages to improve family functioning.

 

To be successful in this position you must become able to do the following essential duties and responsibilities always:
1. Functions within agency's policies and procedures as outlined on agency public documents.
2. Operates according to program operations manual.
3. Meets communication requirements as outlined in job expectations section below.
4. Meets supervision requirements as outlined in job expectations section below.
5. Meets program quality requirements as outlined in job expectations section below.
6. Meets client interaction requirements as outlined in job expectations section below.
Job Expectations


Communication Requirements
Communicates programmatic or job related concerns to supervisor and makes suggestions for improvement in an appropriate and timely manner.
Communicates any performance concerns or training needs to supervisor in an appropriate and timely manner.
Conducts self in a professional manner that positively reflects the agency culture.
Demonstrates competent written and verbal communication with referral sources and external customers.
Is attentive and responsive to customer needs in a helpful, supportive and timely manner.
Works collaboratively with coworkers and agency staff to effectively communicate and problem solve.


Supervision Requirements
Meets with supervisor in accordance with program requirements.
Utilizes supervision effectively to address client related issues.
Utilizes supervision effectively to address performance issues and concerns.
Utilizes supervision effectively to explore professional development and training needs.


Program Quality Requirements
Meets obligations of program (contractual, licensing, Medicaid, etc.).
Follows program policies and procedures and encourages same in others.
Educates self on issues impacting the program population.
Operates conscientiously in accordance with program budget (i.e., use of client engaging funds, office supplies).
Completes and submits accurate written reports and documentation per established guidelines.
Ensures quality and accuracy of written and verbal communications.
Submits Level of Service (LOS) within program requirements.
Attends agency and program meetings and trainings within established time frames.
Plays an active role in meetings and trainings designed to enhance agency and program operations.


Client Interaction Requirements
Provides culturally competent service delivery.
Upholds ethical standards in accordance with Social Work Code of Ethics.
Effectively engages all client populations.
Continually assesses clients' needs.
Provides appropriate intervention strategies and adjusts services accordingly.


Necessary Skills and Abilities
Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently.
Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
Must be able to analyze work, set goals, develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
Must regularly be able to see, speak and hear. Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
Must be sensitive, flexible and responsive to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other special needs as reflected in the ability to communicate with staff and/or clients.
Assume an active role in agency events.


To qualify for this job you need to have the below minimum requirements and experience:
Bachelor's degree required.
Experience working with DCP&P involved families preferred.
Bi-lingual preferred.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, use of an insured vehicle and an acceptable driving record.

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