KVC West Virginia is looking for a Family Support Worker who will provide serve to children and families we serve as well as be a positive team player in assisting Facilitators', Therapists and Supervisors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned according to the qualification of staff and development programs.
Family Support Worker will:
- assist in continued goals of the organization to build a child welfare system that is safe, secure, and family centered. KVC relies heavily on community connections and evidence-based practice to provide outstanding care to children and families.
- provide direct services to children and families to assist fellow Facilitators, Therapists and Supervisors with the team including researching community resource for families, participating in case planning and being a positive role model for families.
- demonstrate experience in working with children and families, superior organization and time management skills and professionalism.
- will provide and supervise parent/child and sibling visits, assess progress in family functioning.
- will teach parents daily living skills such as budgeting, housekeeping, and parenting techniques.
- will attend all Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings and necessary IEP meetings.
- travel will be required of this position this includes Residential Facilities with in the State, schools and homes of families that are served by KVC.
- work with other KVC team members to provide the family training and education on supporting youth who are transitioning from the out of home care system.
- attend meetings, seminars and other educational functions as identified by the supervisor or agency director.
- Obtains 40 CEUs per year, including 20 by June 30. Obtain CEUs as required by licensure and maintain all licensure.
Due to the unique needs of the families we serve, this role does not have a predictable schedule. KVC staff have the flexibility to manage their own time to create a positive work-life balance, but there will be evening and weekend work required as well as significant travel time to visit families in their homes.
KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, nine paid holidays with additional paid time off; 403(b) employee contribution retirement plan and profit sharing plan.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a social service related field.
Minimum two years experience in children and family services, with preferable knowledge and demonstrated experience of Wraparound and trauma. A Masters Degree in a related Social Services field may suffice for lack of experience.