Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full healthcare package, 10 holidays, vacation, sick leave, and 403(b) Plan


Catholic Community Services

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides
compassionate services, and strives for excellence. For more information visit our website at:
www.ccs-soaz.org

Location: Child Welfare Program, Tucson

Program Description : In Home Services/Family Connections provides change-focused interventions to Department of Child Safety (DCS) referred families to achieve Family Connections core outcomes of : Social support, family function, family resources, child well-being, parenting attitutes and behavior and management of parental stress. The Family Connections program works with the family in their homes and assists them to strengthen parental protective factors to reduce the risk of child abuse or neglect and enhance parent/caregiver capacities so that children are safe in their own homes. Case types may include family preservation, reunification or stabilization

May provide parenting instruction and needed services; provides or arranges for transportation of the client, addresses risks of child abuse and/or neglect in client families. Working in communities and travel to family homes is required. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

  • Must have a Bachelor of Social Work degree or a related bachelor's degree, with a minimum of one (1) year of human services work related experience.
  • Must be able to work as part of a diverse group.
  • Must have problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to relate well to families of varied lifestyles, backgrounds, and ethnicities.
  • Experience with multi-problem families
  • Has or obtains knowledge and understanding of Social Work Theory, Family-Centered Practice, family engagement, motivational interviewing, and treatment philosophies of family-based services.
  • Has or obtains knowledge and ability to access community resources; helps families connect with needed recourses or services.
  • Essential physical requirements include walking, sitting, standing, driving, lifting lightweight office supplies and equipment, talking hearing seeing and writing.
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Pass pre-employment and annual drug screening.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance, Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39-month Motor Vehicle Report, and reliable, safe transportation

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree Social Work, Counseling, or related Human Service field
  • Additional years of directly related experience in a child welfare setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Social Work Theory, Family-Centered Practice, family engagement, motivational interviewing, and treatment philosophies of family-based services.
  • Has or obtains knowledge and ability to access community resources; helps families connect with needed recourses or services.
  • Bilingual, English / Spanish verbal and written.

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

We are an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for all individuals. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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