Current Employment Opportunities

 

 

Direct Support Professional (DSP)**BONUS**

Friends of Children and Families, Inc. – Orlando, FL

Job Description

Friends of Children and Families will be implementing a discretionary bonus structure for full time DSP’s. This will provide an opportunity to earn an additional $500 every 6 months!

Locations: Cocoa, Oviedo, Palm Bay, and Union Park

Overview

As a DSP, you will provide care for abused and neglected youth that have been placed in foster care. In a group home setting, you will assist in implementing treatment goals to ensure that health, nutritional, educational, social and recreational needs of the youth are met. You will be responsible for transporting youth, in a company vehicle, to activities such as; school, medical appointments and recreational outings. The ability to establish positive relationships is imperative to this position in order to be successful in delivering assistance with necessary tasks such as homework and independent living skills. This position requires cooking, light cleaning, distribution of medications and proficiency with email and computer use.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, ability to pass a level II background check, ability to pass a drug screening.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be available to work 4:00pm- 12:00am or 12:00am- 8:00am
  • In addition, all DSP’s are required to attend in service trainings and maintain 40 hours of continuing education units per year. Full-time associates will be eligible for coverage under the provisions of our benefits program. This includes 75% coverage for employee Health, 50% Dental, and 100% Life insurance.

Benefits

  • Benefits are effective 90 days from your start date.
  • In addition to the insurance benefits, you will receive 10 PTO days and 5 Sick days annually. Both PTO and Sick time are accrued bi-weekly. Also, Friends observes 9 holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.50 /hour

 

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Rapid Response

Friends of Children and Families, Inc. – Orlando, FL

Job Description

Friends of Children and Families is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a community outreach liaison to help prevent youth from being placed in the system.

MUST HAVE OPEN AVAILABILITY (DAY/NIGHT/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS)

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field preferred or 3 years experience working with at risk youth. A valid driver’s license and 100,000/300,000 liability insurance is required. The candidate needs to be knowledgeable of community resources and should also be comfortable and able to work with emotionally disturbed adolescents.

Responsibilities:

Maintain HIPAA compliance in all aspects, including but not limited to, security of electronic information.
Work with the youth and family to develop plan to ensure the safety of the youth and others.
Brief, solution focused interventions that address behavior immediately.
Work closely with CPI’s to prevent kids from coming into care.
Attend diversion staff meetings and court hearings.
Identification of natural supports for the youth and family.
Providing youth and family with linkage to community resources, such as coordination with other crisis stabilization providers.
Follow up with youth and family to ensure that the plan developed has been implemented and is on-going.
Document interactions with youth and family, and submit documentation in appropriate timeframe.
Complete required monthly reports and submit within specified time frames.
Submitted notes are accurate, thorough and detailed in all areas.
Other peripheral duties required based on the details of the case.
Communicates all concerns with difficult cases and consults with the COO to process the best approach to addressing problematic issues or concerns.

Benefits

As a full-time associate you will also be eligible for coverage under the provisions of our benefits program. This includes 75% coverage for employee Health, 50% Dental, and 100% Life insurance. Benefits are effective 90 days from your start date. This is a non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay. In addition to the insurance benefits, you will receive 10 PTO days and 5 Sick days annually. Both PTO and Sick time are accrued bi-weekly.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

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