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Reports to Administrator Status: Full-time $15.09/hour starting wage, per Civil Service, Approved by salary board This is entry-level professional social service work in a County Children and Youth Services Agency. Employees participate in formal and informal training programs which provide basic knowledge relative to helping the children and families in our county achieve a normal home life. Ability to understand and accept the needs and rights of others and to work with children and adults who are physically challenged, mentally disabled, emotionally troubled, and economically disadvantaged. Learning about the network of available community resources, instruction on how to complete the forms for the resources, and guiding the clients through them. Ability to work as a team in order to achieve an acceptable result. Have the ability to apply relevant laws, regulations, and policies in order to help the children and families achieve an acceptable resolution. EXAMPLES OF WORK: (illustrative only) • Obtains through necessary intake information for ascertaining the needs of clients and assisting same in obtaining a wide variety of social services on the basis of established federal, state and local laws and policies; • Assists applicants and clients in developing and using their own potential for resolving their social, health, emotional and economic problems; • Thorough information and referral, assists applicants and clients accessing and utilizing various community resources in meeting their needs; • Contacts family members in their own homes and other settings in relation to family problems, specifically the needs of children; • Evaluates with the assistance of family members specific areas of concern; • Performs protective service functions as it relates to child abuse and neglect, specifically maintaining on-call status, performing investigations, and assisting and making recommendations relative to the best interests of children involved. • Assists in performing specific services relative to placement of children, counseling of children and family members, counseling in other specialized areas such as home and money management, child care, housing living arrangements, etc.; • Per
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Reports to Administrator Status: Full-time $15.09/hour starting wage, per Civil Service, Approved by salary board This is entry-level professional social service work in a County Children and Youth Services Agency. Employees participate in formal and informal training programs which provide basic knowledge relative to helping the children and families in our county achieve a normal home life. Ability to understand and accept the needs and rights of others and to work with children and adults who are physically challenged, mentally disabled, emotionally troubled, and economically disadvantaged. Learning about the network of available community resources, instruction on how to complete the forms for the resources, and guiding the clients through them. Ability to work as a team in order to achieve an acceptable result. Have the ability to apply relevant laws, regulations, and policies in order to help the children and families achieve an acceptable resolution. EXAMPLES OF WORK: (illustrative only) • Obtains through necessary intake information for ascertaining the needs of clients and assisting same in obtaining a wide variety of social services on the basis of established federal, state and local laws and policies; • Assists applicants and clients in developing and using their own potential for resolving their social, health, emotional and economic problems; • Thorough information and referral, assists applicants and clients accessing and utilizing various community resources in meeting their needs; • Contacts family members in their own homes and other settings in relation to family problems, specifically the needs of children; • Evaluates with the assistance of family members specific areas of concern; • Performs protective service functions as it relates to child abuse and neglect, specifically maintaining on-call status, performing investigations, and assisting and making recommendations relative to the best interests of children involved. • Assists in performing specific services relative to placement of children, counseling of children and family members, counseling in other specialized areas such as home and money management, child care, housing living arrangements, etc.; • Per
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Subcategoría: Otros empleos ›
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