Intensive In-Home Team Member
Do you have a passion for working with children and families in crisis? Are you driven to be a change agent for those families? Are you considered that “go-to” person who can link people to much-needed community resources? Not only do you enjoy the freedom of creating your work schedule, but you also embrace it? If you believe in leveraging strengths and passions to support stability and wellbeing, we have a career for you!
Easterseals UCP (ESUCP) has an immediate need for a full-time Intensive In-Home Team Member. Join this team of smart, talented professionals working every day to improve the lives of people and families. You will flourish in this role if you’re self-motivated, require minimum supervision, and is a go-getter! We offer paid training, paid licensures, quarterly incentives, stipends for working the Crisis phone line on holidays.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
- Provides crisis, case management, and individual/family therapy to prevent the need for out of home placement for children diagnosed with a mental health disorder
- Ability to deliver essential services in various environments such as:
- Detention Centers and Jails (State funding only)
- Homeless Shelters
- Street Locations
- Responsible for coordinating initial assessment and the development of the youth’s Person-Centered Plan (PCP)
- Ability to evaluate the nature of the crises, intervene and diffuse the crises likelihood of a recurrence
- Ability to link needed community services and resources to clients
- Provide parenting skills training to aid the family build fundamental skills needed for coping with the youth’s disorder
- Work with caregivers in the implementation of home-based behavioral supports
- When assigned, provide “First Responder” crisis response on a 24-7, 365 basis to recipients
- Must have either your:
- Bachelors degree in the Human Service field with two years post-degree experience with the at-risk youth population, or
- Masters degree in the Human Service field with one-year post-degree experience with the at-risk youth population
- Licensure in the following requires no years of experience:
- Must have a valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license
- Must possess the visual acuity to develop written correspondence and determine accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
- Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of talking, hearing, sitting for long periods, and performing repetitive motions, such as using a computer.
- Must be able to speak audibly, write legibly and perform repetitive motions such as typing.
- Bilingual Spanish speaking is a plus!
- New Grads are welcome to apply!
Closing Date: Open Until Filled