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We are hiring BSWs and MSWs as Family Intervention Specialists for our Intercept program. 

Interviewing for all locations: Bloomington, Columbus, Evansville, Jasper, Jeffersonville, Madison, and Indianapolis, IN

Employee benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Pension Plan
  • 403 (b)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
  • Relocation Assistance in select locations
  • Tuition Assistance and Paid Licensure Supervision
  • Company-provided tablet
  • Wellness benefits

Family Intervention Specialist Job Description

Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families.  The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. The Family Intervention Specialist position is responsible for providing intensive home-based services to families.

Position Overview

  • Carry small caseload of 4-5 families
  • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families
  • Weekly supervision meetings
  • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
  • Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
  • Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
  • Specialists provide interventions in families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

Additional Information: 

  • Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
  • Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

Salary range: competitive annual salary with yearly merit increases, will discuss during interview process

Start date(s): Anticipated June 2020

Can start with pending temporary license application: Yes, licensure is not required (although a plus!)

Travel expectations with job: Regional travel around surrounding counties—on average 60-80 mile radius (home-based counseling).  

Work Hours: We work around the family’s schedule so flexibility is required, but typically sessions are scheduled during the day on weekdays with rotating night & weekend on-call shifts

Candidate Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in social services discipline with experience working with at-risk youth, adults, or families is required. A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred.  Degrees that can be considered include: social work, counseling, psychology, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.