Hiring Bonus $3,000
Provides in-home intervention to children and their families utilizing a skill based, solution focused model to help families adopt positive solutions to problems through the teaching of skills and behavioral techniques accessing community resources and support.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Provides intervention services for IHFS.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community service resources.
Provides training and support in the development and utilization of functional skills.
Assesses problems and provides care to youth and families.
Provides outreach and prevention services to include increasing community awareness, and offering informational and educational service programs to youth and families.
Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with families per program requirements, and remains available to families 24/7, for crisis intervention as needed.
Promotes family self-determination by assisting family in identifying and accessing community services and resources.
Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and respect.
Meets with families and children at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth as authorized.
Completes administrative functions for IHFS.
Prepares and submits reports.
Prepares proper documentation and service plans in a timely manner as defined by the program.
Ensures compliance with all contractual, regulatory, program, and accrediting body standards.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of recognized interventions such as risk assessment and crisis intervention in order to address identified service needs.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and the ability to learn, apply, and explain complex regulations and policies governing child welfare processes and services.
Ability to function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with youth, staff, and support agencies.
Knowledge of community resources and service providers available in the geographical area; knowledge of the functions and services of the community organizations and related human services.
Ability to communicate with individuals.
Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of Boys Town model and fidelity of care.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field
Minimum 1 year of experience including working with children and families required.
Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.
Ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job required.
Meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws required.
Available rotationally to provide crisis response and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays required.
Based on business need, some areas may require bilingual skills required.
Experience working with children and families in community-based programs or Boys Town Programs preferred.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.