Summary of Position : The FPS Worker is responsible for providing intensive, in-home crisis intervention, counseling, and skill-building for families with children at imminent risk of placement or in placement and in need of intensive services to support reunification using the New Jersey Family Preservation Services (FPS) Program Model.
The NJ FPS model is designed to keep children safe, strengthen families, prevent out-of-home placement and safely reunify children and their family. FPS Workers carry a caseload of no more than two (2) families at any given time, except during the last week prior to discharging one family, when staff may carry a third case.Required Qualifications:
Qualifications/Requirements: Must hold a Masters degree in social sciences or an undergraduate degree from a fully accredited college/university with at least one and a half years experience in providing services to families in crisis.
Must have valid drivers license, reliable transportation with minimum auto insurance bodily injury liability coverage of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.
Benefits Available : Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, AFLAC, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: ...@yapinc.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Launch your career - Create your profile now!Create your Profile
Loading some great jobs for you...