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Family Preservation/Family Support Work/Parenting Time

Beneficial Behavioral Health Services Omaha, NE

Job Description

Back To School!  Please Apply Today.  Kids will begin school soon and referrals will be up meaning more case loads.

We are presently adding to our teams due to the number of referrals coming into our agency. We are looking for individuals who want to be a part of a fun and dedicated group of professionals who work in-home with children, youth and parents.

Must be dedicated, passionate, have a clear criminal history, excellent driving record and a genuine desire to make a difference in the life of a family . With a strong focus on community we build on strengths and work together to achieve our goals.

Family Preservation Services Definition

Family preservation services (FPS), like family preservation services, are family-focused, community-based crisis intervention services designed to maintain children safely in their homes and prevent the unnecessary separation of families. FPS are characterized by small caseloads for workers, short duration of services, 24-hour availability of staff, and the provision of services primarily in the family's home or in another environment familiar to the family. They are often offered to families as an alternative to their children's out-of-home placement

Family Support Worker Definition

Family Support Workers/Community Treatment Aides help clients to meet basic needs that can help facilitate the forward progress of their case.  They may be assigned to assist clients in accessing community resources (such as employment and housing, rent assistance, treatment programs, transportation, etc), budgeting, scheduling, parenting skills, setting up and attending appointments, etc. FSW/CTA's  also provide visitation supervision for clients and their children.  During visits between a child / youth and parent, trained staff will teach, coach, and role model with appropriate parenting skills and activities

Parenting Time/Visitation Specialist

Supervises visits between a child / youth and parent which require line of site supervision and in proximity to hear the interactions of the visit by a trained staff who will intervene if child safety is compromised.

Transporting/driving children between their placements (to include foster parents, placement facilieites, schools and day cares when applicable)

Required to take notes to submit for documentation after your session is complete within 24 hours. 

Staff Credentials
A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Education or another field is required.

Skills/Qualifications including but not limited to:
• Strong writing skills and computer skills
• Demonstrates understanding and empathy for others
• Pass a background check (Sexual Offenders Register, DHHS Central Registers for Adult Protective Services/Child Abuse and Neglect, and all Criminal Background Checks.)
• Pass a drug test upon hire and throughout employment
• Current and valid Drivers License with acceptable driving record
• Maintain and provide copies of current Auto Insurance

Mission Statement  "Building Happier Lives Through Behavioral Health"

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Date Closes September 9, 2017
Address 13435 A Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Intensive Family Based Services
Function Prevent out of home placement
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $14.00 - $15.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 20 - 40 hours hours per week; Hours may fluctuate based on client needs
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
Desired Secondary Language Skill Spanish
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 68144
Travel Yes - 25
Name Susan Taylor
Address 13435 A Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68144
Phone 402-697-3923
FAX 402-697-3924

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Casual Dress
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Party

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Typing
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Casual Dress
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking