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Visitation Specialist- Hiring positions located throughout Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN at Lifeline Youth & Family Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

Position Title:                   Visitation Specialist

 

Classification:                    Non-Exempt / Full- or Part-Time

 

Reports To:                        Regional Coordinator

 

General Statement of Responsibility:

Coordinate, transport, and provide visitation for assigned clients; document all contacts with clients and produce all required reports in a timely fashion; participate in organizational meetings as required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the safety of the child/children is the number one priority.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities of the supervised visits.
  • Provide transportation for clients as needed.
  • Uphold service standard requirements.
  • Meet the visit frequency of the referral source.
  • Provide ongoing support for clients, including emergency and crisis consultation.
  • Completion of clear, detailed, and  accurate documentation of 1) all contacts with clients, 2) supervised visit reports, 3) monthly reports, and 4)court reports.
  • Demonstrate respect and cultural sensitivity to all clients and to all referral sources.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to protect clients' privacy.
  • Attain / maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Services will be provided effectively, efficiently, and with evidence provided for each case.
  • Attend all mandatary meetings or trainings.

 

Examples of Tasks

  • Ensure visit with parent(s) is appropriate and the child is protected.
  • Coordinate visitation schedule with involved parties.
  • Provide transportation for clients, as needed or necessary to meet treatment goals.
  • Report to referral source & supervisor significant information regarding any unusual incidents occuing within area of responsibility.
  • Submit detailed visit reports by deadlines.

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • 21 years of age.
  • High School Diploma/GED and 5 years of social services experience.

Or

  • Non-Human Services Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of social services experience.

Or

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social services or human services field.

 

 NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.                                                         

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