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Permanency Support Worker

Company: TFI Family Services, Inc.
Location: Chanute
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

$2000 Sign-On Bonus Average hourly rate is $17.13 (including wage, incentives, bonuses, overtime, shift differential, etc.) This position has remote capabilities for those that live in or around Chanute/Iola area Permanency Support WorkerTFI is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. Our strength as an organization lies in the fact that we do what is best for children and families. TFI continues to create new resources and develop innovative solutions as we work to meet the needs of families of children.Qualifications:High School diploma or equivalent required with two years' experience in child and family services field required. Bachelor's degree preferred.Valid driver's license and meet agency underwriting standards.Benefits:Competitive payFlexible ScheduleHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceCompany paid Life insurance401(k) Match20 days of personal leave in first year of employment11 paid holidaysLongevity bonusEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending ProgramReferral programThe Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies and other Nonprofits.As a Permanency Support Worker provides support to the staff in the Permanency Services Program. Promotes the well-being of children in the Permanency Program, participates in staff meetings and training and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing Permanency Services.Provides support to the staff of the Permanency Program on a day-to-day basis.Ensures requirements of the case plan, as developed by the child and family team are met.Maintains a close working relationship with public and private agencies involved in providing Permanency Services/support.Provides assistance with basic services required to meet the developmental needs of the child/family.Supervises visitations between the child/family and supports the reunification process.Provides emotional support, informal counseling, role modeling, realistic expectations and communication and coping skills according to best practices standards.Provides crisis intervention, education and assistance with problem solving.Instructs the family in child development, parenting skills, child behavior management, childcare, home and money management, meal planning, and food preparation.Provides families with an understanding of the Permanency Program processes and determines requirements.Serves as a liaison between families and Permanency Program staff. Provides routine services to support placements and obtains needed documents for the family's file.Accomplishes child transport requirements.The employee is required to be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid license, therefore. If using an agency vehicle, the employee must meet agency insurance underwriting standards.Prepares case files for audit and notifies the Case Manager of missing or incomplete documentation.Completes documentation and forwards reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content.Coordinates Permanency Program and requirements with public and private agencies.Coordinates with Agency program staff on the delivery of services to children and families.Will be required to drive personal or agency vehicles while transporting children or conducting agency business. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must meet agency underwriting standards while driving agency vehicles and/or transporting clients.Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.Advocates, promotes, and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.Develops, promotes, and practices teamwork in all activities.Other duties as assigned.If you want to make a difference in a child's life, join our team today!TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.To apply, please visit KSPCM123

Keywords: TFI Family Services, Inc., Overland Park , Permanency Support Worker, Other , Chanute, Kansas

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