In-Home Safety Services Worker
Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Professional Services Group, Inc.
The In-Home Safety Services Worker works with families referred
from the CPS and Ongoing Unit to maintain safety in homes where
children are at risk for removal. In addition, this position
provides services to youth who have been re-unified with their
family after being placed in residential treatment, foster care or
treatment foster care. The position also provides services to
families involved with the child welfare system that are at risk
for out-of- home placement due to abuse or neglect issues.
Work from home two days a week!
SALARY: $18.00 an hour. Plus a $1,000 sign-on bonus!
Interview and evaluate clients to complete intake process.
Evaluate youth and families for treatment needs and refer to
Analyze client situations, capabilities and problems to determine
services required to control safety threats.
Formulate, implement, evaluate and review safety assessments and
plans in eWiSACWIS.
Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in
emergency and crisis situations.
Act as an on call resource to evaluate and determine necessary
responses in de-escalating crisis situations with youth and
Conduct face-to-face contact with families, per program standards,
to ensure safety and cooperation with safety plan.
Serve as part of the Safety Team.
Complete all required paperwork/documentation, per program
Attend all required staffings.
Provide timely client updates to other involved
Safely transport clients as needed.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and obey all traffic
Other duties as assigned.
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid
driver's license and automobile insurance.
Education and Training:
Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal
Justice, or other related field.
Position must keep current on information pertaining to
client/family needs through seminars, trainings, media, text and
One year of experience working with at-risk youth and families
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work with service-resistant population and advocate for
individuals and families.
Ability to read, speak and write clearly in English.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in establishing
Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the
Department of Human Services.
Must establish and maintain productive and professional
relationships with clients, colleagues, the school district, and
other community agencies.
Must maintain client confidentiality.
Ability to prioritize and make appropriate decisions.
Ability to work independently and effectively manage time.
Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to provide culturally, ethnically and gender sensitive
Ability to follow directions and implement recommendations.
Possess creativity in identifying problems and solutions.
Ability to self motivate and remain on task.
Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures as detailed
in the employee guide and manual.
Work Environment :
This position operates both in a professional office environment as
well as within the community. This position is required to go into
client homes and any other setting necessary to provide services.
This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as
computers with various software programs, phones, photocopiers,
shredders, filing cabinets and fax machines. Exposure to
environmental conditions such as air conditioning, dust, odors, and
outdoor weather conditions occur. Exposure to household pets may
Physical Requirements :
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
regularly required to: converse and communicate with others;
possess visual acuity which allows employee to view a computer
monitor, read documents and safely operate a motor vehicle; remain
in a stationary position as well as move about inside the office or
other community settings (i.e. client homes, schools, county
buildings); ascend and descend stairs; operate a computer and other
office technology; and move objects and children weighing up to 20
Travel is primarily local during the business day.
Client Caseload and Hours of Work :
This position's caseload will vary based on the needs of the
program. The hours of work for this position are varied. Depending
on the assigned shift, staff could work Monday through Friday
during the business hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm or Monday through
Friday. However, this position is expected to work occasional
weekend hours outside of this timeframe based on the needs of the
program. Position must be available via cell phone 24/7, unless
other coverage arrangements have been made.
This position requires regular and reliable punctuality and
This job description is not intended to be a comprehensive listing
of duties, responsibilities and abilities that may be required of
the employee. PSG reserves the right to change or assign other
duties, responsibilities and abilities to the position as needed,
with or without notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran
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Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Oshkosh , In-Home Safety Services Worker, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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