• State of Nevada
  • Elko, Nevada
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $32,719 - $47,189 per yr USD

Job Description

Family Support Workers provide in-home assistance and instruction to clients and their families regarding homemaking skills including preparation of healthy and nutritious meals, and basic personal care and hygiene as necessary for the health and well-being of the client and other members of the household. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for Family Support Worker in Elko. Family Support Workers assist in planning daily routines for family members including work and play activities to establish a responsible, balanced and orderly family living environment; observe and identify abnormal behavior, safety risks, neglect or abuse within the family unit and report observations to supervisor; works with social service personnel in referring clients to appropriate agencies for assistance and completes necessary referral forms for services; transports children to doctor appointments or parents to court as requested; and documents services provided to clients and prepares reports. This is a full-time position with an anticipated work schedule of 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. ***Please ensure your application reflects any experience including homemaking, and providing care to children and/or the ill, disabled and aged.*** The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
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Additional Information

Announcement Number: 40054
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/12/2020
Phone: (775)684-0151
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Job Address

Elko, Nevada United States View Map