Erie County

POSITION: Caseworker, Family Preservation Services
REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Family Preservation Services

PAY RATE: $31,707 annual salary
JOB TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Erie County

$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

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*$500 at 90 days, $500 at 180 days and $1,000 at 1 year

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Family Preservation Services Caseworker provides direct social services in the client's home and 24-hour on-call crisis services to assigned caseload. Ability to effectively manage self in crisis situations is important.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Employs a variety of casework techniques and modalities to meet family needs.
  • Interviews, assesses, and provides services to assigned clients in their homes on a regular basis.
  • Maintains case records in a timely manner as required in agency policy.
  • Performs on-call duties for crisis situations after hours on a rotating basis to provide support to families.
  • Participates in staff development activities, including individual and peer supervision.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences and two years relevant experience required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.

ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF NW PA:
Family Services of NW PA (FSNWPA) is a non-profit social service agency with a mission to Strengthen Families and Transform Lives. We provide a comprehensive continuum of care and high quality, innovative programs and services to children and families across Northwest Pennsylvania. Services are available in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Venango Counties in Pennsylvania.

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