Human Service Worker Ii

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Salary
$46,175.79 - $76,959.58 Annually
Posted
Jun 15, 2019
Closes
Jun 22, 2019
Ref
19-01269
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides comprehensive case management services to Head Start families. This includes completion of eligibility, enrollment, and other program documents. Ensures that families are linked with health, nutrition, mental health and education services. Assist families in developing a strength based Family Partnership Agreement to meet their personal and family goals. Effectively implements program policies and procedures, and problem solves. The Family Service Worker monitors and tracks services provided to children and their families through Child Plus, an electronic case management system. Participates in ongoing professional development, communicates effectively orally and in writing, and works cooperatively in a team environment.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus one year of professional work experience in human services or a related field.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Not applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor degree in sociology, psychology, social work, or related field.
  • Three or more years of experience in the social services field.
  • Experience in parenting curriculums.
  • Experience in providing parent education.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply complex policies and procedures in the planning, implementation, and management of projects.
  • Bilingual.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Some positions may require a driver's license or ability to efficiently access other means of transportation in order to work with clients and community service providers outside the office. Some positions may require oral and written bilingual competency in English and a target or preferred second language.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to use automated technology. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Must have sufficient mobility to allow for visits to parents and to various head start centers and county agencies. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.) Information here .

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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