Caregiver Support Worker, Part-Time

Lakeland or Orlando, Fl

The Caregiver Support Worker plays a pivotal role in serving children and families in need through the Caregiver Emotional Support program of One More Child. The Caregiver Support Worker focuses primarily on providing and/or coordinating emotional support/wraparound services within specific geographical areas to OMC assigned caregivers of children who have become known to the child welfare system. This position will also be responsible for caregiver record documentation relating to the agency’s Caregiver Emotional Support program and contract expectations.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • To meet and maintain the One More Child standards and goals, as outlined in the annual agency goals set by the Director of Caregiver Emotional Support, the Senior Director of Foster Care, and the Executive Director of Foster Care.
  • To represent OMC at booths/speaking events as well as internal meetings as requested by the Director of Caregiver Emotional Support and/or Senior/Executive Director of Foster
  • To ensure/document contact (visits, calls, e-mails, etc.) occurs at least once/month with all caregivers assigned to OMC for caregiver emotional support.
  • To provide and/or ensure caregivers are linked with opportunities to receive all necessary trainings and to ensure that trainings are complete, current, and compliant with program standards.
  • To provide general support for all OMC Caregiver Emotional Support homes and to assist with providing 24-hour on-call support/coverage to the caregivers assigned to OMC.
  • To maintain updated case records, files, and database records in an efficient manner.
  • To participate in continuing education opportunities, including agency in-service training, professional seminars, workshops, and conferences and to ensure that all training required by OMC, statutes/administrative codes, and/or the local CBC/DCF are fulfilled annually.
  • To perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Two years of related experience
  • Prior experience with the child welfare system preferred.
  • Successful completion of required background screenings.
  • Florida Driver’s License within 30 days of hire
  • Has and will maintain a current driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record (6 points or less)

Employee Benefits: 

  • $500 sign-on bonus ($125 upon completion of new hire Relias Trainings, $125 upon successful completion of probation period, $250 at 1 year anniversary)
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