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Families First Counseling ServicesSee more

addressAddressBettendorf, IA
type Form of workFull-time
salary Salary$36,000 - $61,320 a year

Job description

Families First is looking for an individual to join our team as a Family Support Worker!

This position offers flexible hours with variable scheduling which may include evening and weekend availability as required to meet the needs of families as well as contractual requirements.

This position will serve the city of Bettendorf in Scott County and surrounding counties; travel is expected.

Job Responsibilities

· Provide in-home intervention to children and their families utilizing skill-based, evidence-based practices to help implement solutions to problems and strengthen families.

· Participate in the preparation and implementation of a service plan with input from all parties involved (DHHS, other contracted agencies, court, client, etc.).

· Maintain regular contact with contracting agencies, family, and other identified parties to achieve goals.

· Monitor and ensure safety of children when supervising family interactions between children and parents.

· Assist in transportation of children and/or parents to interactions.

· Document parent and child interactions in contact notes.

· Understand and utilize defined assessment tools in working with all cases.

· Coordinate interdisciplinary treatment when needed.

· Participate in discharge planning.

· Complete on-call duties as assigned.

· Calmly and effectively provide crisis intervention in emergency situations.

· Maintain caseload and consistently achieve contract requirements.


Education requirements:

o Associate of arts degree from an accredited college/university recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and 2 years of full-time experience in human services or a related field; or

o A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college/university recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); or

o A Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

· Possess and maintain a valid Iowa driver’s license and personal automobile insurance.

· Have immediate access to reliable transportation.

· Have a passion for serving Iowa’s children and families, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

About Families First

Families First is one of the leading providers of family based, in-home and in-office services in the State of Iowa. Our employees assist children and families with daily stressors, enabling them to balance a family, work, and school.

· We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation.

· We serve approximately 3,000 individuals through our various programs in forty-seven counties within the State.

· We employ approximately 230 employees.

Join our Team – Apply Today!

Families First is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background check required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $36,000.00 - $61,320.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • English (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road


Health insurance, Dental insurance, 401(k), Flexible spending account, Vision insurance, 401(k) matching, Professional development assistance, Flexible schedule
Refer code: 8202146. Families First Counseling Services - The previous day - 2024-02-11 15:41

Families First Counseling Services

Bettendorf, IA
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