NCCI is Expanding !!!
FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
Job Opening Date: October 21, 2019
Job Closing: Until Filled
Positions Available: 5 to 6
Salary Range: Up to 45K
(based on experience/credentials)
The Families Moving Forward (FMF) program will provide each family housing assistance in the form of assistance with locating an appropriate unit (meeting rent reasonableness standards and pass inspections by TCP), Subsidy Assistance for an initial period of 3 months, basic furniture and moving assistance (via TCP). Initial financial costs will be paid using Housing Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program funds (HPRP). The families will go through program Re-certification every 3 months to assess the continuation or termination from the program up to 12 months.
FSW’s are to carry a case load of up to 25 homeless Families. Provide strengths-based family development work to provide preventive case management services, along with assisting families and their children with becoming self-sufficient and stabilizing their housing and supports. This includes, but not limited to a minimum of two (2) home visits per month, resource/support development, coaching, advocacy, referrals, outreach, etc.
Case management skills
Home Visit Experience-required
Professional communication skills
Flexible and able to adapt to changing environment
Computer proficiency (familiar with HMIS database);
Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
Familiar with community resources in DC
BA/BS/BSW degree (In human services area) required
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver’s license, copy of driving record, and proof of valid auto insurance; FBI Clearance, local police clearance, DC and local Child Abuse Registry Clearance; TB Screening; Drug and Alcohol Screening
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs. May require assistance with our FMF Food Pantry, or Diaper Village and navigate stairs, etc.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.