Family Services Worker II-Early Prevention
Company: City of Norfolk, VA
Posted on: June 7, 2021
The Department of Human Services connects eligible citizens to
federal, state and local resources for food, healthcare, childcare,
cash assistance, workforce development, and energy and utility
assistance. Some of the services we provide are Adult Protective
Services,Services for at-risk youth and their families, Adoption
and Foster Care, Resources for homeless families and individuals in
Norfolk, college internships, Senior and Veterans assistance, and
more. View allbenefit descriptions.
Norfolk Human Services seeks members interested in providing
skilled services in a public service environment. We are also
seeking persons to join our team that are dedicated to supporting a
positive work and treatment environment that instills hope and
recovery opportunities for the persons we serve.
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Provides resource acquisition or other services to clients to
enhance their personal and social lives through development of
skills, capabilities, services and assistance to citizens. Manages
caseloads, prepares for court and provides group work. Specializes
in program areas and assumes more complex duties.
- Provides services and assistance to citizens by assessing
- Compete at least one monthly visit in the home with the family,
more if needed
- Conduct field visits to schools, hospitals etc.
- Complete referrals and refer families to services in the
- Coordinate with law enforcement and school personnel
- Provide crisis stabilization services and develops emergency
- Secure the well-being of all clients including children, older
adults and families and removing victims from homes, if
- Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise subordinates and
work in a team environment.
- Manage caseloads by maintaining organized files
- Provides coverage as a lead worker
- Make and follow up on referrals to private vendors for
- Participates in monthly teaming meetings
- Participates in Family Partnership Meeting
- Accurate and prompt documentation for all telephone and face to
- Authorize payments and provide coverage, as needed
- Prepare for court by attending court hearings with written
reports and verbal testimonies, filing petitions and affidavits,
preparing witnesses, preparing court reports, and coordinating
activities with attorneys and law enforcement.
- Participate in community events/vendor opportunities
- Facilitate trainings to citizens and professionals about social
issues and services.
- Facilitate the Fatherhood Program to a wide range of
- The Fatherhood facilitator is responsible for documenting
participant's progress for case managers, courts, and other client
- Engaging potential Fatherhood participants and facilitation
volunteers to fully commit to the program in order to facilitate
participants receiving the best outcomes
- Participate in Fatherhood and male inclusion activities
throughout the region, state, and nation
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field or
minimum of a Bachelor's degree in any field and minimum of two
years of appropriate and related experience in a Human Services
area (Section 22VAC40-670-20 of the Administrative Code of
Virginia).Possession of a BSW or MSW degree and a Commonwealth of
Virginia Social Worker license are desirable.
Two (2) years experience in social services.
Additional Information & Requirements
- Valid Driver's License may be required depending on
Hiring Rate for this position $44,339.00 annually
- Total Compensation sums the costs associated with FICA, Group
Life, Retirement, and healthcare options.
Keywords: City of Norfolk, VA, Norfolk , Family Services Worker II-Early Prevention, Other , Norfolk, Virginia
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