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Family-Centered Service Specialist, Sheldon

Boys Town National Research Hospital Sheldon, IA
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Hiring Bonus! $5,000

Provides in-home intervention to children and their families utilizing skill-based models. Help families adopt positive solutions to problems through behavioral techniques accessing community resources and support.

Hiring Bonus! Paid Lump Sum after 90 days.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Provides casework and intervention services utilizing evidence-based interventions.

  • Provides case management support utilizing evidence-based interventions.

  • Provides evidence-based interventions.

  • Acts as an advocate for children and families.

  • 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 to families with problems and individuals associated with the families.

  • Assesses problems and provides care to youth and families; monitors individual and family progress in the attainment of predetermined goals providing regular review and update of service plans.

  • 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. (Mileage Reimbursed)

Completes administrative functions in support of evidence-based interventions.

  • Prepares and submits reports and recommendations.

  • Reports any critical incidents involving family members or staff according to standard reporting guidelines.

  • Prepares proper documentation and service plans in a timely manner as defined by the program.

  • Performs job responsibilities at a level of competency and effectiveness yielding positive outcomes for children and families ensuring children remain at home with their guardians when safe to do so.

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 at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters degree from an accredited four-year college recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); or Associate of Arts degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited college or university plus the equivalent of two years of full-time experience in human services or related field 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 to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience including working with children and families preferred.

  • Experience working with children and families in community-based programs or Boys Town Programs preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

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.



Date Posted February 4, 2024
Date Closes March 5, 2024
Requisition REQ-2023-2982
Located In Sheldon, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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