Qualifications: Have a valid NYS driver’s license and must have completed required background checks as per Vendor Agreement and agency policy.
Experience Required: Experience working with at risk youth and parents/caregivers of at risk youth
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Training Requirements: Prior to any case assignment, vendor must successfully complete the 3 Day High Fidelity Wraparound Erie County Vendor Training, Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training, Erie County Department of Social Services approved Mandated Reporter Training, and any other required trainings as identified by individual vendor agencies.
Service Code Description: Adult/Home Skill Builders are primarily involved in providing hands on support to the caregivers of the families enrolled in Care Coordination, as per goals agreed upon during the Child Family Team meeting. Adult/Home Skill Builders will focus on areas of identified need including but not limited to domestic skills, budgeting, household management, organization, time management, meal preparation, financial management, laundry skills, and home cleaning/hygiene habits. Adult/Home Skill Builder will recognize and develop family strengths and enable the family to prevent and/or reduce crises and improve family functioning. Adult/Home Skill Builder will assist with building the skills of the caregiver and with the identification of natural supports to eliminate the need for the service or support as quickly as possible. Progress notes must be clear and specific, document progress toward goal completion aligned with the Plan of Care, and address risk, safety, permanency, and well-being.
Transition Responsibility: When skill builder services are authorized, a sustainability goal must also be added to the Plan of Care. The Child Family Team will build/enhance the skills of the youth/caregiver and assist in the identification of a natural/community support to eliminate the need for this service. The overall goal is to reduce risk/safety and enhance permanency/well-being. Please note that all vendor services are time-limited and transition to natural and/or community supports is an expectation of the High Fidelity Wraparound process.
*Bilingual/Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged.
Top 5 languages (besides American English) spoken in the Buffalo, NY metro area:
1. Spanish: 30,790 speakers (2.87% of area)
2. Polish: 7,951 speakers (0.74% of area)
3. Italian: 5,970 speakers (0.56% of area)
4. Arabic: 5,608 speakers (0.52% of area)
5. French: 4,455 speakers (0.41% of area)
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Work Location: Multiple Locations
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