Full-Time Casework Specialist – Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese

Full-Time Casework Specialist – Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese required CalWORKS Home Visiting Program

Full-Time Casework Specialist  – Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese required

CalWORKS Home Visiting Program

 

Job Summary:

The Casework Specialist provides in-home parent education and community linkage.

 

Goals:

  1. Meet productivity level as defined by management.
  2. Complete documentation as required by supervisor and/or agency in timely manner.
  3. Meet goals for opening/closing cases as defined by milestones provided by supervisor.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide parenting education via the Commission approved KIPS (Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale) curriculum, PIPE (Partners in Parenting Education) activities, and Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) curriculum
  • Respond immediately to newly assigned cases to ensure agency connection
  • Conduct initial needs assessments
  • Develop relationships with families that build upon strengths & enhance self-sufficiency
  • Provide in-home visitations with a focus on parent education, problem solving, and case management
  • Coordinate with all agencies involved in cases
  • Provide ongoing observation for elements of abuse and neglect within assigned families
  • Assist in public education activities as needed (speaking presentations to organizations, parent groups, etc.)
  • Maintain cases in accordance with First 5 Orange County and Orange County Social Services Agency (SSA) requirements
  • Track family progress utilizing pre and post standardized KIPS assessment and Triple P assessment tools
  • Comply with Mandated Reporter requirements
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Perform development screenings, home safety checks, oral health education, immunization screenings, and other activities required by the Commission
  • Participate in the seasonal events/programs benefitting clients

 

Secondary Duties:

  • Participate in weekly individual supervision and monthly case review
  • Maintain updated statistics monthly
  • Report weekly the number of home visits, direct service hours, referrals provided and travel time for the previous week
  • Participate in the planning of various agency and program events as needed
  • Assist in public education activities (speaking presentations to organizations and client outreach, etc.)

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field
  • One year related experience required, 2 years preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese is required
  • Successful completion and maintenance of KIPS certification training program and Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) certified

Access to reliable vehicle and current car insurance