CHILD AND FAMILY SPECIALIST
Company: Penny Lane Centers
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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!
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.
- 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
- 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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