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Child & Family Support Specialist

Company: Trauma Education & Support Services
Location: Gridley
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to provide support services to foster and adoptive families? We are looking for people who are willing to engage with families and establishing a strengths-based relationship. The person will also assist the Child and Family Team for the purpose of implementing the Plan of Care that is family centered, community oriented, strengths-based, and highly individualized.

*Some functions include:*

* Meeting families where they are at and provide parents and children with a safe environment that will promote a stronger emotional family connection.

* Assess and identify areas of concern for both parents and children and address them in a nurturing loving way using the Post method.

* Encourage communication of emotions and feelings with parents and children.

* Coach one-on-one with a child or group of children, or parents, as necessary.

* Assess the day of the parents and the children to support processing of challenging situations.

* Encourage fun, so that learning becomes a natural part of the process.

* Demonstrate the qualities of Mindfulness, Regulation, and Understanding, that of a positive role model for parents and children.

*Qualities we are looking for in an applicant:*

* A reliable individual that will help reduce the stress in the family.

* Someone who is creative in ways to meet the family's needs.

* Someone who can work independently with a family as well as consult with a team.

* An individual who has had experience working with stressful/difficult situations.

* Someone who is able to meet families in their homes or other designated destinations.

Please be ready to provide 3 references and a letter of recommendation.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour


* Flexible schedule


* 4 hour shift

* 8 hour shift

* After school

* Choose your own hours

* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Gridley, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


* High school or equivalent (Required)


* social work/behavior intervention: 1 year (Preferred)


* English (Required)


* Driver's License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

* 25% (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Trauma Education & Support Services, Chico , Child & Family Support Specialist, Other , Gridley, California

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