Enhanced Family Support Services Caseworker, Providence, RI
Community-Based Caseworker - Rhode Island Region
The Key Program, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Caseworker to work with children and families living within the Providence and South County communities. The position will be based out of our Providence, RI regional office.
Qualifications: The Caseworker is a professional, hourly-paid position REQUIRING a Bachelors degree in a human services related field and one year direct care experience (part-time, volunteer and internship experience is applicable). All candidates must be 21 years of age or older; have a valid state drivers license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use. All candidates must have the ability to work a varied and rotating schedule including days, evenings and weekend shifts. Written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and on a team and strong interpersonal skills are highly desirable.
Responsibilities: The Caseworker is directly responsible for overseeing and executing services for clients and families referred by contracting agencies (DCYF/Juvenile Probation). Due to the nature of the work and client needs, the Caseworker schedule may exceed 40 hours per work week including some evenings, weekends and holidays. On call duties are also required. Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Provide advocacy in the areas of health, education, vocation, legal and family/foster family intervention;
- Facilitate individual client and/or family/foster family counseling, mediation, and support and group counseling sessions;
- Coordinate clinical services with Key and community mental health settings;
- Provides intensive community tracking services;
- Establishes aftercare plans and develops community resources for terminating clients and their families;
- Completes case documentation (assessments, daily treatment notes, reports, etc.) in a thorough, professional and timely manner.
Benefits include: Hourly Rate: $17.00. Medical, dental and optical insurances; short-term disability and life insurance; training and professional development; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; mileage reimbursement; paid sick and personal time; retirement program; wellness benefit; pre-tax childcare, bilingual salary differential depending on language; and more.
The Key Program is a private, non-profit human service agency whose mission is to assist at-risk children/adolescents and their families find ways to pursue productive and rewarding lives. Key works in conjunction with the MA Department of Children & Families (DCF), MA Department of Youth Services (DYS), the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and is an agency provider of both community-based outreach services and residential treatment programming.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.