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Specialized Resource Parent Support Worker

Company: Delta Community Supports
Location: Glenside
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join us at Delta Family Services, Inc. (Delta), where every day brings the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others! Our mission is to serve the needs of children to grow, learn and mature in a safe and loving environment. Delta is dedicated to strengthening and preserving loving relationships in the life of a child which is found in a strong supportive family context. Are you passionate about fostering independence, promoting inclusion, and creating meaningful connections? If so, come be a part of our dynamic team where innovation, compassion, and dedication drive our every endeavor. Embark on a rewarding career journey with Delta Family Services, Inc., and help us shape a brighter future for all!Position Summary: Delta Family Services, Inc. is seeking team-oriented and skilled Specialized Resource Parent Support Worker (SRPSW) to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Resource Home Supervisor, the SRPSW will be responsible for working directly with SBH Resource Parents to help them achieve and support the well-being, stability and permanency of the SBH level foster children/youth placed in the home. Responsible for providing direct support, consultation and coaching to SBH Resource Parents to help them successfully meet the needs of the SBH level child or youth through the provision of supports and activities in the home, school, and community settings.Key Responsibilities:Proactively partner with SBH RPs to ensure the safety and stability of the SBH level child/youth in the homeIdentify caregiver challenges and/or issues that may jeopardize placement, stability and develop/implement strategies to mitigate the issuesProvide face-to-face support to SBH RPs a minimum of 2 times per month with more frequent/intense contact for new placements and during periods of crisisProvide for new SBH level placements, initial, in-person, face-to-face contact with SBH RP within 48 hours of the actual placementProvide trauma-informed, strengths-based, individualized parent training to support caregiver interventions in addressing/managing the unique needs of the SBH children/youth in their homeQualifications:A Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Guidance and Counseling or Child Development with at least 1-year experience working with childrenMasters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Counseling or Criminal Justice preferredExperience working with families and children in community-based and home-based settingsCurrent PA Child Abuse, FBI and Criminal Clearances as well as child abuse clearances from any state lived in the past 5 yearsBenefits:Qualified Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) employer, offering assistance with student loan forgiveness programs.401k Match program, with a generous match of 3%.Comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for healthcare and dependent care expenses.Commuter benefits to help with transportation costs.Hospital insurance coverage for unexpected medical expenses.Critical Illness Insurance to provide financial support during serious illnesses.Identity Theft protection for peace of mind.Legal Assistance for personal and professional matters.Company Paid Life Insurance coverage for employees and supplemental Life Insurance for additional coverage.Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance for Pennsylvania employees, providing financial protection in the event of a short-term disability.Long-term Disability (LTD) Insurance coverage to support employees in case of long-term disabilities.Company Paid Holidays to celebrate important occasions.Up to 2 weeks of vacation time in Year One, providing time for relaxation and rejuvenation.Up to 2 Floating Holidays for additional flexibility in scheduling time off.Up to 15 days of Sick Time to ensure employees can take care of their health without worrying about lost income.Employee Assistance Program (EAP), providing eligible employees with confidential counseling, support services, and resources to enhance well-being and maintain work-life balance.Professional development and internal advancement opportunities.Please note that participation in the listed benefits is contingent upon eligibility criteria.Delta Community Supports is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply for this position.EOE M/F/D/Vby Jobble

Keywords: Delta Community Supports, Philadelphia , Specialized Resource Parent Support Worker, Other , Glenside, Pennsylvania

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