Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Family Centered Services
  • West Liberty, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time/Part Time

LSI currently seeks an Interaction Support Worker within our Family Centered Services program in the Cedar, Louisa and Muscatine county area. This position supports children and families in their communities. The position will require afternoon, evening and weekend availability.

DUTIES

The Interaction Support Worker supports the Family Support Specialist to ensure families receive the required level of services, supports and resources to achieve identified family goals for safety, permanency and well-being, and ensure timely and safe reunification. The Interaction Support Worker is primarily responsible for facilitating and monitoring supervised family interactions, as well as providing transportation. Meet with assigned families in person via traveling by car to their homes or other community settings and contact by telephone, which may occur during normal business hours, after hours, or on weekends.


QUALIFICATIONS

Required: High school diploma and one year experience in human services/child welfare services. Associates degree in social work, sociology, psychology, human services, criminal justice, counseling, family therapy, family services, family studies, child & family services, human relations, chemical dependency counselor, nursing, special education, elementary education, secondary education, law enforcement administration, or political science. Any degree not listed does not meet requirements. Six months of full-time experience in human services required in combination with approved AA degree.

OR

Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, human services, criminal justice, counseling, family therapy, family services, child & family services, human relations, chemical dependency counselor, nursing, special education, elementary education, secondary education, law enforcement administration, or political science.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

At LSI, competitive compensation goes far beyond an hourly rate. For eligible employees, LSI pays for a portion of employee health premiums, offers a monthly wellness discount on health insurance premiums, and contributes to your health savings account each pay check. LSI will reimburse you for mileage, offer a 401k match contribution, and provide ongoing professional development training. In addition LSI offers a generous paid time off package. As a non-profit employer many employees also can qualify for student loan forgiveness programs.

It's their life. It's your career.

Make a difference in both at LSI!


Lutheran Services in Iowa
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