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CHILD AND FAMILY SPECIALIST

Company: Penny Lane Centers
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWe recognize and reward top talent. If you are looking for a team environment where you can also make an individual contribution and are seeking opportunities for continual learning/advancement, we encourage you to apply today!
Job Summary:
The Child and Family Specialist (CFS) is an Intensive Home Based Service (IHBS) provider who is a member of the Intensive Services team. The CFS operates from a strengths-based, family-centered, team-driven, community-based perspective. The CFS will practice solution-focused problem solving. The CFS assists the child and family in the home, school, and community by providing a variety of supportive and case management services, some of which may include mentoring, coaching, behavioral support, education, transportation or other services that address the family's needs. The CFS maintains a close and supportive relationship with the child, the family, educational personnel, program staff, and any others who may be involved with the youth. The CFS provides family and community support systems with education and support, as necessary, in carrying out the Intensive Services process. The CFS supports program adherence to the County contract.
The CFS must possess sensitivity to family culture, values and beliefs, and operate from a family- centered, strengths-based perspective. The CFS needs to enjoy working with youth and be able to work as a member of a team. This position requires the ability to be flexible, demonstrate good judgment and maintain a positive attitude in difficult situations.
Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in the social services or related field, 6 months experience working with children or 24 units of post-graduate studies in social services field.
  • Or Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in a non-related field and 2 years' experience working with children and/or families.
  • Or two years college and three years of experience working with children and/or families.
  • Or four years of experience working with children and/or families with a High School Diploma or GED.
  • If lacking paid experience, volunteer and/or personal experience as a child in the foster care system will be considered.
  • Valid California Driver's License, must have current automobile insurance and must maintain a clean driving record.

    Position Location: Lancaster, CA
    Hybrid work schedule available.
    Salary Range: $20.80 up to $28.50 per hour
    **All Penny Lane employees are required Full COVID-19 vaccination and boosters before the start of employment (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved prior to being hired).
    Penny Lane Centers offers competitive salaries and benefits. Please visit to see a complete list of perks and benefits.


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