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Family Facilitator – Bilingual Spanish – 12592

Website Aspiranet

$1,500 Sign-on Bonus for Bilingual Spanish/English candidates

Are you passionate about helping youth and families overcome barriers to their successes? Are you at ease communicating and collaborating with families in both Spanish and English? Would you like to make an impact on your community as a Bilingual Spanish Family Facilitator for the Child & Adolescent Needs & Strength Assessments (CANS) /Child and Family Team (CFT) in Ventura County, California?

As a Bilingual Spanish Family Facilitator for the CANS/CFT program in Ventura County, California, you’ll use your leadership skills to see that proper action plans are developed and implemented as you facilitate the Child and Family Team meetings. Using respect and empathy, you’ll lead the team in providing child-centered, family-focused and strength-based services directly to youth 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.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
As a Bilingual Spanish Family Facilitator, you’ll coordinate, conduct and document assessments, screenings and child and family meetings. You’ll use a strength-based approach to inspire your team to execute the individualized action plans for families.. At times, you’ll use your rapport and motivation skills to help families 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 in crisis.

YOUR GROWTH
Aspiranet supports your success at each step. As a social services agency, Aspiranet provides endless opportunities to build a long and varied career path. We believe in providing small caseloads to enable you as a Bilingual Spanish Family Facilitator to have a deeper and more creative engagement with your clients. In addition, we provide ongoing training and career development opportunities that include trauma training, CANS training and certification, CFT Meeting Facilitator Training, Life Skills Training, Motivational Interviewing, and Community Resiliency Model training. There is also the possibility of receiving group or individual clinical supervision hours as a registered AMFT, ASW or APCC. If you have the desire to gain additional skills, you could grow into supervisory or program management roles. There is plenty of room for advancement, both throughout the county and state-wide.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
• Bilingual in Spanish and English
• Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field preferred; or Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field.
• At least two years’ experience working with families impacted by trauma and/or families involved in child welfare.
• Exceptional engagement, rapport building, and communication skills.

YOUR REWARDS
• Flexible Time Off:
+ 14 paid holidays
+ 10 vacation and 10 sick days
+ Paid birthday holiday
• Comprehensive Healthcare:
+ Medical, dental and vision plans
+ A 100% fully employer paid (premium) medical and dental benefit plan
• Flexible Spending Accounts:
+ Medical and dependent care plans
• Retirement Savings:
+ 403(b) savings plan with company match
• Income Protection:
+ Life, AD&D, and disability insurance
+ Accident, critical illness, and hospital gap plan
• Training and Advancement:
+ Ongoing training & development opportunities
+ Advancement opportunities
• Employee assistance program:
+ Free confidential crisis line 24/7 (365 days a year)
+ Six (6) face-to-face or telephonic sessions per issue
• Other Perks:
+ Commuter program and mileage reimbursement
+ Employee recognition and discount program

OUR MISSION
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.

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