FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER 3
- DCFS - Child Wefare - Winnemucca
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 24
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Family Support Workers provide in-home assistance and instruction to clients and their families regarding homemaking skills including preparation of healthy and nutritious meals, and basic personal care and hygiene as necessary for the health and well-being of the client and other members of the household.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER 3 in Winnemucca, Nevada. Family Support Workers assist in planning daily routines for family members including work and play activities to establish a responsible, balanced and orderly family living environment; observe and identify abnormal behavior, safety risks, neglect or abuse within the family unit and report observations to supervisor; works with social service personnel in referring clients to appropriate agencies for assistance and completes necessary referral forms for services; transports children to doctor appointments or parents to court as requested; and documents services provided to clients and prepare reports. This is a full-time position with an anticipated work schedule of 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. ***Please ensure your application reflects any experience including homemaking, and providing care to children and/or the ill, disabled and aged.***
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families!
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of family support experience including homemaking, and providing care to children and/or the ill, disabled and aged; OR one year of experience as a Family Support Worker II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Does your employment history reflect at least two years (full time equivalent) of family support experience including homemaking, and providing care to children and/or the ill, disabled and aged?