Social Services Counselor : 64004039

Social Services Counselor : 64004039


Social Services Counselor : 64004039

Details of the offer

Requisition No:159364 Agency: Department of Health Working Title: SOCIAL SERVICES COUNSELOR :

Position Number:

Salary: 1128.63:1241.49 Biweekly

Posting Closing Date: 03/27/2020





Class Title
Social Services Counselor

Position Number

Base Salary
: 1128.63:1241.49 Biweekly

: 832 West Central Blvd.

Orlando, FL 32805

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.
All questions will be verified and must be documented on your application for it to be considered valid. **

DOH/Orange is a smoke free agency.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum of a Bachelor

s degree from an accredited college or university or higher in scoial work, social sciences (psychology, human services, economics, biology, sociaology and plitical sciences) or a health related field as nursing, health education, health planning or health care administration.

Minimum of three years of verifiable professional experience in providing social work, health education, nursing or counseling services.

Fluent in speaking Creole and communicating both verbally and writing.

At least one year verifiable professional experience in conducting home visits with clients.

Minimum one year verifiable professional expereience conducitng interviews or assessments of clients in a Health or Social Services setting.

Must b e able to conduct work in the field at various locations throughout Orange County. In absence of a county vehicle do you have access to personal transportation.

Valid Florida Drivers License.

Emergency Duty


This is an independent outreach professional responsible for providing care coordination services to pregnant women, interconception women, infants and their families by providing knowledge, encouragement, linkages, and support to maximize families health, well:being, and self:sufficiency. This position is responsible for striving to assure each participants continued involvement in prenatal and child health care as well as other needed community services by making home visits and through actively engaging the participant and building on the families strengths, assets and goals.

Provides case management services through home visitations to pregnant women; parents of at risk infants and women between pregnancies (interconception) to coordinate service delivery; Conducts assessments of clients total medical and social needs. Establishes rapport and develops relationships with families starting with program entry. Identifies, evaluates and assesses with family strengths, resources, needs, and priorities; Facilitates planning and problem solving with participants and families. Provides information, education, and encouragement to inform and/or motivate families to change situations placing them at risk. Promotes self:sufficiency and healthy outcomes through encouragement and motivation; reinforcement of heath care regimen, anticipatory guidance, supporting home safety, enhancing parent:infant interaction, promoting continuation in health care promoting health literacy, and managing behavior concerns by utilizing evidenced based curriculums and approaches. Provides information and referrals to community resources; Develops and monitors the plan of care to assure that the concerns of families are addressed.

Collaborates with other providers to assure continuity and coordination of care and advocates on behalf of the participant, including communicating to the providers, mental health counselors, networking agencies and community, the participants strengths, needs, feelings and emotional and behavioral problems encountered during case man

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