In-Home Outreach Social Worker (Part-time)

Triangle Christian Services - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)


Triangle Family Preservation (FP) Network provides services to Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and Probation referred families who meet the Family Preservation Alternative Response Services Emergency Response (ARS) Referrals, Open DCFS/Probation Open case, and Intensive Family Preservation target population criteria. We are a is a strength-based, collaborative program aimed at helping families to identify and build upon existing strengths; resolve problems causing child safety concerns; advocate for their children at school and in other public settings; and expand, or establish for the first time, the family’s connection to resources and supports in the local community. One of the primary goals of the FP is increased self-sufficiency within the family and a reduced reliance upon public agency intervention.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the physical safety and well-being of the children approximately 2 to 3 families in the Family Preservation Program
  • Provide in-home clinical and case management services to clients based upon the approved service plan
  • Collaborate with other professionals on the case, including DCFS, Probation and mental health providers
  • Document and communicate clients’ progress, strengths and needs in a timely and accurate manner
  • Attend and participate in MCPCs (Multidisciplinary Case Planning Committee meetings) and coordinate client’s attendance
  • Provide client linkage to needed resources/services and follow up to ensure successful outcome of identified need
  • Complete all documentation for program evaluation and outcome measures
  • Submit all written materials to supervisor for co-signature
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency’s and the program’s mission statements
  • In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Adhere to all legal, ethical, and professional practice standards
  • Attend DCFS Team Decision meetings as requested
  • Evening hours may be required

- Masters in Social Work, or related field preferred; Bachelors in Social Work or related field required

-Spanish/English strongly preferred

-Experience working with families and children in community settings

-Knowledge of child abuse/neglect prevention.

-Home visitation experience desired

-Must have a car and a valid driver license and insurance

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $27.00 /hour

Education:

  • Master's

Language:

  • Spanish