Paraprofessional - Home Based Services (Part Time / Multiple Locations)
Are you looking to make a positive impact on youth lives?
At Children's Bureau you can make a difference.
At Children's Bureau we value our employees and provide a positive, fulfilling culture which allows new employees to make a difference in the lives of youth.
Children's Bureau is looking for a part-time Paraprofessional Specialist in the following counties:
- Marion, IN
- Terre Haute
The Paraprofessional Specialist works to provide supervision, direction and documentation of visitation. There is some interaction with DCS Case Managers and the courts.
Family Progress - Monitoring and Coaching (70 %)
- Responsible for completing all required documentation and meeting documentation deadlines
- Supervise visits between children and their parents in our visitation offices or community
- Assist in scheduling of visits
- Coach collaboratively – maintaining a balance between teaching and serving
- Provide education and support to youth/families
- Assist youth/families in achieving their goals
- Attend all required meetings
- It is understood that each employee follows and adheres to the professional standards as outlined by your perspective professional degree, license or agency policy
- Perform any other duties as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor
- Communicate with various institutions related to youth/family matters
- Provide transportation to youth/families as needed
- Attend court with clients and render recommendations
Service Plans / Goal Development (15 %)
- Create goals for each family
- Review and update goals when needed
- Work collaboratively with other social welfare agencies
Reporting (15 %)
- Maintain case and agency paperwork according to standards
- Prepare written reports for the Department of Child Services / Probation office within identified timeframes
Critical Functional Skills & Knowledge:
- Excellent written skills required
- Good computer skills
- Good verbal and communication skills are required
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to communicate effectively with all clients and staff
- Proven/experience/ability to respond appropriately to cultural differences present among organization's staff and service population
- The ability to be pro-actively and responsively sensitive to community, staff, and client cultural differences
- Ability to work in partnership with other team members
- Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they may face
- Has the ability to set limits and maintains the helping role of the practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or family members
- High School diploma or GED required OR A non-human service related Bachelor's degree and 2 years of social service experience OR Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or a directly related human service field.
- COVID vaccination is preferred, but not required
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Must not have 4 or more points on driving record.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Children's Bureau does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.