Family Service Rochester

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In pursuit of its mission, Family Service Rochester places the utmost importance on recruiting and retaining a highly skilled and motivated staff. In so doing, Family Service Rochester seeks employees committed to working with families and willing to challenge themselves to provide the best service possible. The agency fosters a rewarding, positive work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Family Service Rochester is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on religion, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

 

Domestic Violence Response Team - Case Manager

Position Purpose:

Position exists to provide case management services targeted toward families where domestic violence has occurred, including occasions where children have observed violence.  Primary goals will assist in removing barriers to sound decision making; aid in the seeking of proper resources; facilitate enhanced choices; and other activities.  The position will seek to increase protective factors, reduce risk factors for children and their families and seek to enhance child and family safety. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Conduct a client/family assessment that will include identification of barriers such as housing, employment, health care, and any other social or emotional challenge that interferes in their ability to maintain safety through elimination of violence in the home.

2. Develop a case plan, in consultation, with each family that would address the barriers, risk factors, and needs identified in the assessment. 

3. Provide direct service that includes a safety plan, support, and referral assistance.

4. Complete required documentation for Targeted Case Management billing purposes as appropriate.

5. Complete all related documentation as directed.

Other duties and responsibilities:

1. Attend supervisory sessions and other meetings as directed

2. Work a schedule that is responsive to client availability, which may include evening hours on a regular basis.

3. Attend training seminars or conferences to improve skill levels, and studies appropriate literature in the field.

4. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervisory responsibility: 

No direct supervisory responsibility

Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in social work or a closely related field with relevant experience. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Possess the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; to work within a team environment; effectively communicate with colleagues, co-workers and clients.  Must possess computer literacy. 

Special Requirements:

Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to use for work purposes.  Willingness and ability to work additional time if needed to meet crises and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to regularly talk, hear, sit, and perform keystrokes to enter data entry with reasonable speed to insure work is completed.  Requires physical ability to routinely handle normal office materials and tools including frequently filing, lifting and reaching; ability to move throughout office areas and clients’ private homes to complete work assignments.

Work environment: 

Regular exposure to normal office and private home environments.  Occasional exposure to home environments that include smoking and pets.   Ability to drive in inclement weather.

 

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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Group Educator

Do you need some extra money?  Family Service Rochester (FSR) may have an opportunity you can’t pass up.  We have an opening for a group educator that will require only minimal hours on your part.  This part-time position will be responsible to deliver one session of our Custody and Dissolution Planning series.  FSR is seeking an individual to specifically facilitate one session (approximately 1 evening per month) on Post-Divorce Communication.  Do you have the ability to present material in a group setting and foster discussions specific to post-divorce parenting, remarriage, and the process of building healthy step-family relationships?  If so, you may be the person we are looking for.  If you have a master’s degree in social work or relevant experience, please contact us via our website at www.familyservicerochester.org.  This position requires minimal time on your part, but offers many rewards in return.  Please consider in applying for our open position today.

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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Family Group Decision Making Coordinator/Facilitator - Position provides direct service to families specific to the preparation, coordination and facilitation of Family Group Decision Making meetings.  Primary focus is to engage families to build child safety and well-being plans in collaboration with Olmsted County. Position requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably in the social science field.  Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication, listening, computer and organizational skills, knowledge of human services, and experience in the area of conflict resolution.  Requires reliable transportation and the flexibility to work days, evenings and occasional weekends to respond to client needs.  Good benefit package and the opportunity for professional growth and development.    Application packet available at Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW, Rochester.  EOE

Position Purpose:

This position provides direct service to families in the context of the preparation, coordination and facilitation of Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) meetings.  The coordinator/facilitator is assigned to the Child and Family Services Division under contract with Olmsted County Social Services and may be assigned to support various community service units and unique client populations.   Primary goal will focus on engaging families to build family and child safety and well-being plans.

 Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1.  Coordinate and facilitate FGDM meetings on referral from a variety of Community Services Units utilizing the concepts of the family group decision-making model.

2.  Complete all assigned documentation and prepare paperwork related to family plans.

3.  Provide education and information on Family Group Decision Making to the community.  

4.  Work as part of a team in the implementation of Family Group Decision Making.

Other duties and responsibilities

1.  Attend supervisory sessions and other meetings as directed 

2.  Work a schedule that is responsive to client availability, which may include evening hours on a regular basis. 

3.  Attend regional state meeting, training seminars, and conferences to improve skill levels, and studies appropriate literature in the field. 

Supervisory responsibility: 

No direct supervisory responsibility

Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree is required and relevant experience in working with families.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Possess the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; to work within a team environment; effectively communicate with colleagues, co-workers and clients.  Must possess computer literacy. 

Special Requirements:

Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to use for work purposes.  Willingness and ability to work additional time if needed to meet crises and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to regularly talk, hear, sit, and perform keystrokes to enter data entry with reasonable speed to insure work is completed.  Requires physical ability to routinely handle normal office materials and tools including frequently filing, lifting and reaching; ability to move throughout office areas and clients’ private homes to complete work assignments.

Work environment: 

Regular exposure to normal office and private home environments.  Occasional exposure to home environments that include smoking and pets.   Ability to drive in inclement weather.

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

 

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