In Home Family Services Consultant
Company: Boys Town
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Business: Boys Town $5000 Hiring Bonus Job Summary : In a career
as an In-Home Family Services Consultant you can change a family's
life. Every family has its problems, but some families' problems
threaten their very existence. Drug and alcohol addiction, domestic
abuse, adolescent defiance, and behavioral challenges are some of
the issues that our team works to overcome as they strive to keep
struggling families together. The In-Home Family Services Coach
provides in-home intervention to children and their families
utilizing a skill-based, solution-focused model to help families
adopt positive solutions to problems through the teaching of skills
and behavioral techniques accessing community resources and
support. Your work here will not only be life-changing but
lifesaving. Schedule: Full-time 40 hours/week. Must be available to
work non-traditional, ever-changing hours including some days,
evenings, weekends as needed, and on-call during the week. Must be
available to work weekends on-call rotationally to provide crisis
response, about once every 2 months.
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with
families and with community service resources, including medical
professionals, public welfare personnel, lawyers, therapists, law
enforcement staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and
youth organization representatives utilizing referral sources as
- Provides screening and assessment to determine program
eligibility and identifies areas to address in the service plan if
- Provides training and support in the development and
utilization of functional skills to families with problems and
individuals associated with the families.
- Assesses problems and provides care to youth and families;
monitors individual and family progress in the attainment of
predetermined goals providing regular review and update of service
- Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with families per
program requirements, and remains available to families 24/7, for
crisis intervention as needed.
- Promotes family self-determination by assisting family in
identifying and accessing community services and resources.
- Assists families in building on their spiritual and religious
beliefs or practices as a source of strength to reach their
- Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and
- Meets with families and children at various locations; utilizes
own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth
- Prepares proper documentation and service plans in a timely
manner as defined by the program.
- Prepares and submits reports and recommendations concerning
caseload status, budget requests, changes in service plans, and any
unusual incidents that occur in the operation of the program.
- Reports any critical incidents involving family members or
staff according to standard reporting guidelines.
- Serve as a role model in carrying out the Boys Town mission.
Required Qualifications :
- Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field.
- 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and
families; experience working with children and families in
community-based programs or Boys Town Programs preferred.
- Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record
and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. Must
have the ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed)
to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto
insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State
and Local laws. About Boys Town : Boys Town has been changing the
way America cares for children and families since 1917. Our
employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in
downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child
and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of
Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched
out into the health care and research fields, offering even more
career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our supporters when it comes to achieving Boys
Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to
making the world a better place for children, families, patients,
and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their
families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free
prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance,
parenting resources from our experts and professional development
opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working
at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: April 14, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be
performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties,
skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment
opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability
or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in
the application process, contact us at 1-.
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