Family Service Care Coordinator
This position is eligible for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds which includes a one-time $750.00 sign-on bonus payable after the completion of 90 days of employment as well as a monthly stipend of up to $694.50 which is based upon the hours worked in the previous month. These funds are guaranteed through June 30, 2023.
At Child & Family, we hold two core beliefs. That individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families and that a community works best when it accepts responsibility for all of its members. These beliefs influence everything we do and have guided our growth since we first opened our doors in 1866.
This position is responsible for assisting and educating families involved in transition to Family Care Community Partnerships (FCCP). Includes family advocacy and education of the service planning process as well as implementing treatment plans focused on family-centered practice. Additionally, this position will ensure that the ongoing treatment is meeting the unique needs of the family and act accordingly when changes are necessary. The site location assigned is Newport Head Start.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: 37.5 per week
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Primary Location: Middletown or Providence
Travel Requirement: Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren
Responsibilities and Duties
- Act as advocate for family to revise FCP as needed and ensure all appropriate persons receive a copy of the plan (i.e. family, Social Worker, referral agency) while adhering to all HIPAA and confidentiality guidelines.
- Responsible for ongoing data collection to serve as evaluation and assessment of the FCP.
- Provide ongoing support to families to empower and motivate.
- Improve parents’ child management skills through modeling, education, support and encouraging proper parental coping skills.
- Available for emergency on-call response to crisis situations.
- Coordinate services with schools, police, health care provider, court systems, and other service providers
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field preferred
- Associates Degree required
- Knowledge of child and adolescent development, family dynamics, substance abuse, home management, parenting skills and crisis intervention. Must possess ability to relate to clients in a supportive, empathic manner, appreciation and respect for the difference and needs of others essential.
- Prior experience in child welfare, parent education, home-based services, crisis intervention, work with culturally diverse populations and families/children with behavioral health concerns.
Benefits and Perks
All full-time and part-time employees are considered benefit eligible and are eligible for all Agency benefits. Temporary employees are considered not benefit eligible and are only eligible for paid time off under the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act.
- 12 holidays, 2-4 weeks vacation, 12 sick days, and 1 personal day
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI
- Fully funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) through London Health
- Delta Dental of RI
- VSP vision insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): dependent care and health care through London Health
- Agency paid for New York Life/Cigna life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability
- Supplemental AFLAC insurance
- 401(k) plan: traditional and Roth deferrals, company contribution after 1 year
- Coastline EAP
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Employee Referral Bonus Program - $2,000 per hired referral
- Discounted childcare available at Middletown building
- Discounted cell phone discount through Verizon Wireless
- Discounted pet insurance through Nationwide Insurance
- Discounted YMCA membership
- Discounted BJ's membership
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible
- RI DOH license and bilingual salary stipends
- Shift differential for night shifts
- Direct deposit and employee self-services through Paycom
Offers of Employment
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful and favorable completion of:
- Rhode Island Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI)
- National fingerprint check
- Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS)
- Tuberculosis test
- COVID-19 vaccination
- For positions that require driving to/from client meetings and/or driving clients:
- Valid drivers license
- Motor vehicle record
- Vehicle registration
- Proof of insurance
- For positions within our Sandpipers program as required by the Rhode Island Department of Health:
- 1 dose of Flu vaccine every year
- 2 doses of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine
- 1 dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine
- 2 doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine
Equal Employment Opportunity
Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital status, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, performance evaluation and management systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. Consistent with these obligations, the Agency also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.
Child & Family strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.