As a Family and Child Social Worker in Kern County,
California, you'll use your leadership skills to see that proper
intervention plans are developed and implemented by the Child and
Family team in the family's home or community. While providing
intensive home-based services you will collaborate and direct the
team in assisting the individual and family's needs and goals are
identified and addressed. Using respect and empathy, you'll lead
the team in providing child-centered, family, focused and strength
based services directly to youth and families with extensive trauma
histories. While spearheading the treatment team, you will see that
the focus is on building stronger, safer and more independent
families and children. Reignite your passion for helping families
in need by using your education and experience to make a meaningful
difference in your community.
As a Family and Child Social Worker for in Kern County,
California, you'll coordinate, conduct and document assessments,
screenings and child and family meetings in homes or community
settings. You'll use a strength-based approach to inspire your team
to execute the individualized behavioral support plans for their
families. You'll meet with the support team individually and as a
group for status and care updates. At times, you'll use your
rapport and motivation skills to help parents fully engage with the
support offered. You will meet with families around their
schedules, so some days may begin when school starts, while other
days may end around dinner time. You'll adjust your day
accordingly. Participation in after-hours on-call on a rotating
basis allows you to provide immediate support to a child and family
Aspiranet supports your success at each step. We believe in
providing small caseloads to enable you as a Social Worker to have
a deeper and more creative engagement with your clients. We provide
ongoing training and career development opportunities that include
trauma training, Life Skills Training, Motivational Interviewing,
and Community Resiliency Model training. In addition, you will have
the opportunity to gain group and individual clinical supervision
hours as a registered AMFT, ASW or PCC.
As a social services agency, Aspiranet provides endless
opportunities for social workers to build a long and varied career
path. If you have the desire to gain additional skills, you could
grow into supervisory or program management roles. And there is
plenty of room for advancement, both in the county and, because
Aspiranet is a statewide organization, throughout California.
Aspiranet offers a competitive salary, an exceptional team-based
environment, and a great benefits package that includes
employer-paid healthcare, dental, vision and wellness care.
Aspiranet provides the opportunity to make an important difference
in your community.
Master's degree in a related field required, such as Human
Services, Social Work, or Psychology and at least 2 years of
experience working with high risk children/youth in child welfare,
probation, or mental health systems.
Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to
building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared
for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in
1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families.
Aspiranet's services include foster care and adoption family
support, residential care, support for youth making the transition
from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health
services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family
resources. We provide services throughout California.
Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope
forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.