Family Support Service Worker-St. Joseph County

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Brightpoint

South Bend, IN 46617
Leisure & Sport
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
JOB SUMMARYThe Family Support Services Worker (FSSWII) is responsible for client intake and eligibility determination for all Brightpoint programs and financial assistance. The main responsibility is to promote a positive, friendly work environment for co-workers, clients, vendors, and the general public. The FSSWII provides referral, outreach, and advocacy services for families with other human service organization, utility companies, childcare providers and other private and public entities. Is responsible for a county office and represents Brightpoint at county events._____________________________________________________________________________JOB DUTIES Determines eligibility and enrolls families into Brightpoint programs ensuring compliance with program operations, regulations, and standards Maintains a minimum standard of quality established by the program regulations and within Brightpoint's established guidelines. Collaborates with other Brightpoint departments, programs, and services to ensure maximum benefits to families. Represents Brightpoint at county inter-agency meetings and other county events. Implements Brightpoint Values at all times. ______________________________________________________________________________ SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Associate's degree or higher preferred, plus two or more years of work experience in at least one of the following (or related) areas: consumer relations, business, administration, energy employment/job training skills, or other social services. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with strong mathematics aptitude. Ability to quickly develop a thorough understanding of basic community action concepts and the numerous regulations governing the Energy Assistance and Child Care Development Fund programs. Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-motivated, attentive to detail, organized, productive, flexible, and dependable. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Ability to relate well with diverse personalities from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Proficient in MS Office applications. High comfort level with public interaction. When driving for Brightpoint, the employee must have a valid Indiana driver's license and must maintain minimum auto insurance liability limits of $100,000/$300,000. Category: Social Services , Keywords: Family Services Specialist

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