Healthy Families Family Advocate

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17

Description

Primary responsibilities include: This is a counseling position for the Healthy Families Pinellas program under the direction of a Healthy Families Program Manager to ensure organizational excellence. This position will work in concert with Family Support Workers and Field Supervisors to provide in-home counseling to those high risk families who are assessed and referred for counseling after Healthy Families assessment. This position is also responsible for the development and provision of training for Family Support Workers in how to work with overburdened families; those defined as high risk for child abuse and neglect. Responsible for the development of community-based resources to which families are referred. Ability to travel within the SCI service delivery area. Must have valid Florida driver's license, have automobile liability insurance, personal vehicle and a driving record that is acceptable to Suncoast Center. Must be able to complete a level II background screening and pre-employment drug test in compliance with Florida Law.

Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.

Licensure: Licensure (LMHC, LCSW) preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two years experience in the social or human service field, working with agencies/organizations within Pinellas County. Experience in training and staff development. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Must demonstrate an appreciation of and the ability to work with diverse populations.

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