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Social Worker

Location : North Area
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : Bachelors degree or Masters degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Not for Profit - Charitable
Job Category : Health and Safety

Job Description :

Responsible for offering social work services to participating families that are assigned following the Program Performance Standards. Facilitate parent participation in all aspects of the Program. Develop and maintain relationships with community agencies and organizations. Identify strengths and needs of families and establish a Partnership Agreement with each family through interventions and referrals to other agencies. Participate in outreach, enrollment, and recruitment of children and families, including children with special needs and pregnant women. Follow-up and monitoring of children's attendance.



ESSENTIAL TASKS:


1. Participate in the process of promoting service, search and recruitment of children and families, including children with special needs, meeting the eligibility criteria.
2. Maintain the registration of their assigned centers, guaranteeing compliance with the norm, as well as the attendance of the children at the center.
3. Identify the particular strengths and needs of the families assigned to your care. Implement a family partnership process that includes a Family Partnership Agreement that promotes parent and child development. Support parents in their role as educators for life, to obtain successful results in the school life of their children.
4. Offer follow-up to the Association Agreement with the families. Serve as a liaison between families and agencies
of community services and act as an advocate and spokesperson for families inside and outside the Program.
5. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, in the search for training and orientation needs
to develop a training plan that meets the needs identified by parents. This
through orientations, workshops and other strategies that lead to their development and well-being as a family.
6. Keep in the file of the families served that includes demographic information, registration, contact information, family goals, internal and external referrals, among others.
7. Use the parenting curriculum to give parents the opportunity to learn strategies and practice parenting skills.
8. Participate with parents in planning growth activities for them through the board and the
Parent Committee, Policy Council, CAS and others.
9. Collaborate in the drafting of PEI, PISF and their respective reviews. Participate in meetings related to that area
and collaborate with the Mental Health area.
10. Attend and participate in group meetings of the Program such as workshops, trainings, case discussions
and meetings with the center team and participating in transition activities for families and children.
11. Prepare monthly and annual statistical reports as well as other types of reports on the work carried out and
participate in the monitoring and self-assessment processes of the Program and the follow-up of corrective actions.
12. Monitor attendance for purposes of promoting it and offering guidance to parents or establishing plans to improve attendance.
13. Plan and offer talks to children about abuse, emotions and others as needed.
14. Collect, provide the information for the Community Needs Assessment and disseminate the results to parents and the community.
15. Assume responsibility for the collection of the non-federal contribution according to the needs of the program.
16. Other late tasks.


Required Qualifications :


  • License issued by the Examining Board of Social Workers.

  • Bachelors degree or Masters degree

  • Be an active member of the College of Social Workers of Puerto Rico.

  • Twelve (12) hours of continuing education per year.

  • Certification in CPR and first aid.

  • Possess a car and a valid category 3 driver's license.

  • Willing to work flexible hours according to the needs of the parents, the center and the organization.

  • Willing to be transferred from center or area according to the needs of the organization


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