Family Support Crisis Worker
DEPARTMENT: Human Services
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Recruitment will be ongoing
Why apply today?
Employees enjoy the following benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and more!
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:
Works collaboratively in close conjunction with the Behavioral Health and Child Welfare Divisions of Winnebago County to respond to youth and family crisis situations in the community. Families and foster families will be supported in the community to prevent new or additional placements.
Provides face-to-face response to family crises in the client family home and out-of-home placements in the community in order to de-escalate, support, educate, and prevent placement.
Proactively intervenes in high-risk situations. Triages and assesses family crises, and refers family members when necessary to community resources and natural supports. Provides follow-up face to face and phone contact with families and youth as needed.
Completes all required paperwork and documentation according to program standards.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION:
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning, preferably in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or a related field.
Previous work experience with youth and families, child welfare services, and crisis intervention services preferred.
Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
Must provide evidence of meeting or exceeding the minimum automobile liability insurance requirements contained in the Winnebago County Travel Ordinance.
COUNTY APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION:
A Winnebago County application MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT to be considered for this position (do not use “see attached”) and can be found at https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/human-resources Mail the completed and signed application form to PO Box 2808, Oshkosh, WI 54903-2808. You can also complete the application form and email it to us (see our web site listed above for email address) or drop it off in person at 112 Otter Avenue, Oshkosh, WI.
Deadline Note: Ongoing