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CENTRAL SUPPORT SERVICES WORKER
Human Services Agency
County of San Mateo
(Spanish Speaking Preferred)
The San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA) Children and Family Services(CFS) branch is seeking highly qualified Central Support Services Workers (Community Worker II) to provide support services to children and families involved in the County's child welfare system. The Central Support Services Unit (CSSU) provides essential supportive services that enhance the well-being of clients and supports the three primary goals of the child welfare system (promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families). The Central Support Services Worker will work with a multidisciplinary team of child welfare professionals, community-based organization staff, biological parents, resource families, children and others to promote the goals of child welfare.
Central Support Services Workers may be assigned to the scheduling room or to field-based services. The scheduling room provides a centralized work-flow for processing incoming service requests, staff assignments, and day-to-day operations. The field-based work consists of supervising sibling visits, connecting families to community resources, purchasing supplies for families, home-organization coaching, home safety assessments, providing basic translation support for social workers and families, and administrating and validating the protective childcare subsidy.
There are currently two Central Support Service Worker vacancies within the CFS Central Support Services Unit. One of the positions requires fluency in Spanish and English.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
The ideal candidate will be:
A typical way of gaining the knowledge and skills for a Community Worker II is two years' experience in providing community services of an emergency, remedial and educational nature for socially, economically or mentally disadvantaged persons. Some positions require possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent.
Some positions may require bilingual skills. Fluency in both English and another language is required to be considered for a bilingual position. Language skills will be tested at the time of candidate's interview for a bilingual position with the hiring department.
Final Filing Date: May 21, 2018
To learn more about the position and to apply online, visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE
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